AINTREE
9 April 2021
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Betway Mildmay Novices' Chase (Grade 1) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 3m 210y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Aintree
Runners
7

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Light rain

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Chantry House silk
Chantry House
J: Nico de Boinville
T: Nicky Henderson
Rules record is 6-8; most recently winning the Marsh at Cheltenham; leading player
3-1311
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 159
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f GS NvChG1 11-4 1/8 Fusil Raffles (3L) 9/1 151 165
17 Feb 21 Wet Wetherby 21.5f Sft 4NvCh 11-4 1/5 Coconut Splash (3¼L) 4/5F 147 162
12 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft 2NvCh 11-5 3/4 Fusil Raffles (14L) 8/11F 147 144
20 Nov 20 Asc Ascot 19f Sft 3NvCh 11-1 1/3 Up The Straight (26L) 4/9F 147 159
10 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NvHG1 11-7 3/15 Shishkin (11L) 15/2 140 148
8 Feb 20 Nby Newbury 16.5f Gd 3NvH 11-8 1/15 Manvers House (4½L) 8/15F - 140
2
Empire Steel silk
D
Empire Steel
J: Ryan Mania
T: Sandy Thomson
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
2-3 since switched to chasing but form of latest win is open to question
13-121
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 140
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Feb 21 Kel Kelso 23.5f Sft 3NvCh 11-4 1/3 Protektorat (41L) 4/1 135 152
30 Nov 20 Ayr Ayr 24f Hy 3NvCh 11-4 2/6 Hear No Evil (nk) 11/10F 130 139
26 Oct 20 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Sft 4NvHcCh 11-12 1/11 Stop Talking (2½L) 5/2F 120 138
19 Jan 20 Ayr Ayr 24.5f Hy 4NvH 11-4 3/7 Escaria Ten (22L) 9/4 - 117
15 Dec 19 Crl Carlisle 25f Sft 4MdH 11-2 1/7 Skiddaw Tara (12L) 9/2 - 126
19 May 19 Lhr Loughrea 24f Gd MdPTP 12-3 3/12 Premier D'troice (8½L) 7/2 - 79
3
Espoir De Romay silk
Espoir De Romay t
J: David Bass
T: Kim Bailey
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Produced a big figure (RPR 163) in Leicester handicap last time; improving; respected
10-121
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 155
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Mar 21 Lei Leicester 20f Hy 3HcCh 11-10 t 1/5 The Bay Birch (9½L) 8/11F 140 163
2 Dec 20 Hay Haydock 21.5f Hy 2NvCh 11-5 t 2/4 Royale Pagaille (7L) 6/5F 142 150
1 Nov 20 Hun Huntingdon 20f Gd 3NvCh 11-2 t1 1/6 Senior Citizen (2½L) 8/11F 142 137
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft 2HcH 11-6 13/23 Indefatigable (15½L) 20/1 142 128
30 Jan 20 Wcn Wincanton 20f Sft 3HcH 12-0 1/11 Earth Moor (6½L) 7/2J 132 138
30 Nov 19 Ncs Newcastle 22f Hy 2NvH 11-3 3/8 Prince Kayf (1L) 3/1 124 133
4
Fiddlerontheroof silk
Fiddlerontheroof t
J: Robbie Power
T: Colin Tizzard
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Latest silver medal came behind Monkfish in Cheltenham Grade 1; very consistent
212222
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 152
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24.5f GS NvChG1 11-4 t1 2/6 Monkfish (6½L) 40/1 148 161
16 Jan 21 War Warwick 24f Sft NvChG2 11-0 2/3 Next Destination (1½L) 15/8 148 150
18 Dec 20 Asc Ascot 19f Sft NvChG2 11-0 2/5 Allart (2¾L) 11/10F 148 150
27 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 20f Gd NvChG2 11-1 2/3 Caribean Boy (4L) 4/5F 152 150
11 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 19f GS 3Ch 11-2 1/6 Silver Hallmark (hd) 11/10 152 150
18 Oct 20 Ffo Ffos Las 21f GS 3NvCh 11-3 2/3 If The Cap Fits (7½L) 9/4 152 149
5
Shan Blue silk
D
Shan Blue
J: Harry Skelton
T: Dan Skelton
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 14 wins from 49 in the last 14 days (29%)
Grade 1 winner at Kempton on Boxing Day; did too much too soon in the Marsh last time
-11125
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 150
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f GS NvChG1 11-4 5/8 Chantry House (12L) 10/1 152 156
6 Feb 21 San Sandown 20f Hy NvChG1 11-4 2/7 Sporting John (3¾L) 2/1J 152 156
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 24f GS NvChG1 11-7 1/7 The Big Breakaway (3¾L) 7/4F 152 154
30 Oct 20 Wet Wetherby 24f GS 4NvCh 11-10 1/4 Snow Leopardess (16L) 10/11F 146 157
14 Oct 20 Wet Wetherby 19.5f GS 4NvCh 11-2 1/8 Repetitio (14L) 5/4F 139 142
11 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft NvHG1 11-7 6/12 Envoi Allen (27L) 100/1 139 133
7
Sporting John silk
Sporting John
J: Tom O'Brien
T: Philip Hobbs
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (0%)
Grade 1 success at Sandown is flanked by two lacklustre performances
17-31F
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 153
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24.5f GS NvChG1 11-4 F/6 Monkfish () 16/1 153 -
6 Feb 21 San Sandown 20f Hy NvChG1 11-4 1/7 Shan Blue (3¾L) 14/1 149 160
11 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 19f GS 3Ch 11-2 3/6 Fiddlerontheroof (33L) 10/11F 149 123
11 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft NvHG1 11-7 7/12 Envoi Allen (30L) 5/1 149 130
15 Feb 20 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft 2NvH 11-8 1/4 Pipesmoker (6½L) 6/4 146 148
6 Dec 19 Exe Exeter 17f Sft 4NvH 11-4 1/18 Buckhorn George (8L) 1/4F - 136
8
The Big Breakaway silk
D
The Big Breakaway
J: Harry Cobden
T: Colin Tizzard
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 14 wins from 42 in the last 14 days (33%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Ties in with Shan Blue on Kempton form; subsequent Cheltenham effort can be marked up
4-1223
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 148
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24.5f GS NvChG1 11-4 3/6 Monkfish (17½L) 12/1 148 152
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 24f GS NvChG1 11-7 2/7 Shan Blue (3¾L) 16/5 148 154
4 Dec 20 Exe Exeter 19f Sft 2NvCh 11-8 2/4 Bold Plan (1½L) 2/9F 148 140
15 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 24.5f Sft 2NvCh 11-0 1/5 Doc Penfro (10L) 4/9F 144 148
11 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft NvHG1 11-7 4/12 Envoi Allen (14½L) 8/1 144 145
18 Dec 19 Nby Newbury 20.5f Sft 4NvH 11-4 1/11 Papa Tango Charly (7L) 1/2F - 145
6
Silver Hallmark silk
Silver Hallmark
T: Fergal O'Brien
/17-21
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 145
Days: 76
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Jan 21 Hay Haydock 20f Hy NvChG2 11-0 1/4 Marown (4½L) 2/1 145 150
11 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 19f GS 3Ch 11-2 2/6 Fiddlerontheroof (hd) 12/1 - 149
4 Jan 20 San Sandown 16f Sft NvHG1 11-7 7/7 Fiddlerontheroof (68L) 9/1 - 84
6 Nov 19 Chp Chepstow 16f Sft 4MdH 11-5 1/13 McFabulous (4L) 7/2 - 125
2 Mar 19 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS 5NHF 11-2 3/13 McFabulous (7L) 11/2 - 112
9 Dec 18 Tat Tattersalls Farm 24f Y 4yMdPTP 11-11 1/16 Willie Butler (3L) 8/1 - 93
Verdict

Marsh winner Chantry House is top rated but he's taken on with ESPOIR DE ROMAY, who looks capable of further improvement.

Verdict silk image
Espoir De Romay

Betting Forecast:

6/4 Chantry House,

11/2 Espoir De Romay,

Fiddlerontheroof,

6/1 Shan Blue,

The Big Breakaway,

12/1 Silver Hallmark,

Sporting John,

25/1 Empire Steel

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