AINTREE
10 April 2021
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Betway Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 2m 4f
  • Going: Good To Soft
Aintree
Runners
12

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Mostly sunny

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Adrimel silk
Adrimel tp
J: Jonathan Burke
T: Tom Lacey
Landed 2m5f Grade 2 at Warwick, then weakened in the Albert Bartlett over 3m
0-111P
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 142
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS NvHG1 11-5 tp PU/16 Vanillier () 9/1 142 -
16 Jan 21 War Warwick 21f Hy NvHG2 11-3 tp1 1/11 Mint Condition (nk) 7/2F 132 143
2 Dec 20 Hay Haydock 15.5f Hy 2H 11-5 t 1/5 Grumpy Charley (4¾L) 8/11F - 138
8 Nov 20 San Sandown 16f Sft 4MdH 11-0 t 1/8 Lord Of Kerak (3½L) 6/5F - 122
11 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NHFG1 11-5 t 16/23 Ferny Hollow (40L) 25/1 124 100
19 Feb 20 Don Doncaster 16.5f Sft 5NHF 11-9 t 1/14 The Edgar Wallace (1¼L) 6/5F - 131
2
Ballyadam silk
Ballyadam
J: Rachael Blackmore
T: Henry De Bromhead
Second in the Supreme last time; big player on ratings and looks ready for a crack at 2m4f
-11422
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 148
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NvHG1 11-7 2/8 Appreciate It (24L) 6/1 148 145
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft/Hy NvHG1 11-12 2/13 Appreciate It (3¼L) 10/1 145 147
27 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft NvHG1 11-12 4/9 Appreciate It (16L) 9/4 - 142
29 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft NvHG1 11-12 1/7 Cask Mate (1½L) 8/15F - 145
31 Oct 20 Dro Down Royal 16.5f Sft MdH 12-0 1/18 Colonel Mustard (12L) 4/6F - 144
22 Mar 20 Dpt Downpatrick 17.5f Y NHF 12-2 1/13 I Don't Get It (18L) 1/6F - 122
4
Dreal Deal silk
D
Dreal Deal t
J: Denis O'Regan
T: Ronan M P McNally
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Has made giant strides since last autumn and could continue his remarkable progress
0-1111
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 145
Days: 83
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Jan 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Hy NvHG2 11-4 t 1/7 Ganapathi (3L) 22/1 141 140
1 Nov 20 Cor Cork 16f Sft/Hy HcH 11-3 t 1/9 Charlie Siringo (5½L) 2/9F 111 140
28 Oct 20 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Y/Sft HcH 10-7 t 1/12 Halsafari (2L) 4/6F 106 132
13 Oct 20 Cor Cork 10f Y/Sft Hc 9-4 t 1/9 Poster Child (3¼L) 4/9F 51 71
10 Oct 20 Lim Limerick 11.5f Hy Hc 8-11 t 1/14 Dashing Diamond (2¼L) 5/6F 45 66
19 Sep 20 Nav Navan 22f Gd HcH 10-4 t 1/15 Myladyrose (6½L) 6/4F 84 110
5
Guard Your Dreams silk
Guard Your Dreams
J: Sam Twiston-Davies
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
Has run respectably in major handicaps the last twice; faces stiffer task on these terms
141167
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: 135
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 21f GS HcHG3 10-6 h 7/26 Heaven Help Us (13L) 7/1 135 134
21 Feb 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS HcHG3 10-9 h 6/23 Soaring Glory (7L) 14/1 135 140
2 Jan 21 San Sandown 16f Hy 2HcH 10-9 h 1/9 Friend Or Foe (1¾L) 3/1 128 134
28 Nov 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Sft 4NvH 11-5 h1 1/5 Barrichello (10L) 8/11F 128 128
27 Oct 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Sft 4NvH 11-4 4/12 Llandinabo Lad (17½L) 11/10F - 123
30 Sep 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f GS 4MdH 11-0 1/10 Presentandcounting (3½L) 11/2 - 118
6
Jay Bee Why silk
Jay Bee Why
J: Tom Cannon
T: Alan King
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
Solid record at Warwick since switched to hurdles; still unexposed; could go well
10-151
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 136
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Feb 21 War Warwick 19f Sft 4NvH 11-8 1/7 Hurling Magic (7L) 2/7F - 138
16 Jan 21 War Warwick 21f Hy NvHG2 11-0 5/11 Adrimel (3L) 8/1 - 137
10 Dec 20 War Warwick 21f Sft 4MdH 11-0 1/17 Patroclus (9½L) 14/1 - 122
15 Jan 20 Nby Newbury 16.5f Hy 5NHF 11-5 10/13 Your Darling (30L) 4/1 - 86
26 Oct 19 Lgh Loughanmore 24f Y 4yMdPTP 11-11 1/10 Lifetime Ambition (3L) 4/1 - 91
7
Llandinabo Lad silk
BF
Llandinabo Lad
J: David Bass
T: Tom Symonds
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Ran well behind My Drogo at Ascot; disappointing favourite last time; upped in trip
2-1125
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 141
Days: 77
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Jan 21 Hay Haydock 15.5f Hy NvHG2 11-9 5/5 Faivoir (21L) 13/8F 141 126
18 Dec 20 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft NvHG2 11-5 2/6 My Drogo (2¾L) 2/1F 141 144
21 Nov 20 Hay Haydock 15.5f Sft NvHL 11-0 1/6 Do Your Job (4¼L) 13/2 - 138
27 Oct 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Sft 4NvH 10-7 1/12 Minella Drama (5½L) 6/1 - 132
30 Nov 19 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Hy 5NHF 10-7 2/5 Chazza (2¼L) EvensF - 113
2 Nov 19 Asc Ascot 15.5f GS 4NHF 10-9 2/16 Where's Tom (1¼L) 11/1 - 113
8
Lucky One silk
Lucky One h
J: Harry Cobden
T: Paul Nicholls
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 12 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (27%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 15 wins from 49 in the last 14 days (31%)
Free-going sort who isn't crying out for return to 2m4f; both wins at about 2m
721315
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 143
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 21 Kel Kelso 18f GS NvHG2 11-2 h 5/7 My Drogo (28L) 9/2 143 122
4 Feb 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Hy 3NvH 11-8 h 1/18 Natural History (20L) 5/4J 132 144
11 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS 3NvH 11-4 h 3/6 Make Me A Believer (13L) 3/1 122 132
1 Dec 20 Sth Southwell 16f GS 4MdH 11-0 h 1/13 Fletch (14L) 5/6F 122 129
14 Nov 20 Utt Uttoxeter 20f GS 4MdH 10-11 h1 2/11 What About Time (5½L) 9/4 124 118
21 Oct 20 Her Hereford 19.5f Gd 2NvHcH 11-8 7/8 Fugitives Drift (54L) 100/30 127 101
9
Minella Drama silk
D
Minella Drama h
J: Brian Hughes
T: Donald McCain
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Solid performer with a career record of 2221121; Listed winner last time; one to consider
-21121
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 143
Days: 48
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 21 Mar Market Rasen 20.5f Sft NvHL 11-3 h1 1/5 Stoner's Choice (3L) 13/8F 142 139
23 Jan 21 Hay Haydock 15.5f Hy NvHG2 11-4 2/5 Faivoir (nk) 9/4 134 139
11 Dec 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Hy 4NvH 11-5 1/8 Ballybegg (12L) 30/100F 129 139
24 Nov 20 Sed Sedgefield 17f Gd 4NvH 10-12 1/12 Lord Torranaga (11L) 4/7F - 128
27 Oct 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 2/12 Llandinabo Lad (5½L) 12/1 - 127
26 Jan 20 Dng Dungarvan 24f Y/Sft MdPTP 12-2 2/5 Erne River (1½L) 7/4F - 86
10
My Drogo silk
My Drogo
J: Harry Skelton
T: Dan Skelton
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 14 wins from 50 in the last 14 days (28%)
Fast-improving 6yo who is 3-3 over hurdles, including two Grade 2 wins; respected
2111
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 150
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 21 Kel Kelso 18f GS NvHG2 11-7 1/7 Do Your Job (9½L) 2/1F 140 153
18 Dec 20 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft NvHG2 11-0 1/6 Llandinabo Lad (2¾L) 9/1 - 143
27 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 16.5f Gd 3MdH 11-0 1/9 Saggazza (1¼L) 100/30 - 119
24 Oct 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft 2NHF 11-0 2/14 I Am Maximus (1¾L) 50/1 - 122
11
Pipesmoker silk
BF
Pipesmoker
J: Nico de Boinville
T: Nicky Henderson
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Has shown a good deal of promise but he's the only maiden in this line-up
232-3
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 135
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Feb 21 San Sandown 16f Hy 4NvH 11-2 3/11 Red Rookie (4¼L) 11/8F 137 127
15 Feb 20 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft 2NvH 11-0 2/4 Sporting John (6½L) 9/2 - 133
13 Dec 19 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS 3NvH 10-12 3/8 Chantry House (2¼L) 16/1 - 133
9 May 19 Hun Huntingdon 16f Gd 5MdNHF 11-0 2/11 Pink Sheets (16L) 2/1F - 101
12
Straw Fan Jack silk
C
D
BF
Straw Fan Jack
J: Ben Jones
T: Sheila Lewis
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Ran creditably under double penalty at Kempton last time; this is a tougher task
-F1212
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 134
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Mar 21 Kem Kempton 16f Gd 4NvH 11-9 2/6 Pasvolsky (1½L) 2/1J 138 137
5 Dec 20 Ain Aintree 17f Sft 3NvH 11-4 1/6 Dargiannini (30L) 15/2 123 139
31 Oct 20 Asc Ascot 19.5f GS 4NvHcH 11-11 2/11 Fifty Ball (hd) 10/1 118 126
13 Oct 20 Her Hereford 19.5f GF 4NvH 10-9 1/10 Celestial Force (1¾L) 25/1 107 117
30 Sep 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f GS 4MdH 10-11 F/9 Chazza () 33/1 - 102
12 Dec 19 War Warwick 21f Hy 4MdH 10-11 PU/15 Welsh Saint () 66/1 - -
13
Striking A Pose silk
Striking A Pose
J: Jonjo O'Neill Jr
T: Colin Tizzard
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (3%)
Form dipped badly in the EBF Final when bidding for hat-trick; plenty to find
-3311P
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: 128
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 21 San Sandown 20f Sft NvHcHG3 11-9 PU/15 Beauport () 9/1 130 -
26 Feb 21 Exe Exeter 18.5f Sft 4NvH 11-6 1/9 Investment Manager (11L) 2/7F 130 123
3 Dec 20 Wcn Wincanton 21.5f Sft 4NvHcH 12-0 1/13 Hugos Other Horse (8½L) 10/1 117 132
31 Oct 20 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft 3NvH 10-12 3/10 Captain Morgs (9¾L) 33/1 - 117
11 Oct 20 Nab Newton Abbot 17f GS 4NvH 10-12 3/9 Press Your Luck (16L) 3/1F - 102
15 Feb 20 Bro Brocklesby Park 24f Sft MdOpenPTP 10-7 1/6 Master Thyne (25L) 9/4F - -
3
Ballybegg silk
D
Ballybegg
T: Kerry Lee
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
23-211
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 137
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Feb 21 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Sft 4NvH 11-8 1/14 Papa Tango Charly (hd) 10/11F - 136
11 Jan 21 Her Hereford 19.5f Sft 4MdH 11-6 1/16 Flann (18L) 11/4 - 133
11 Dec 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Hy 4NvH 10-12 2/8 Minella Drama (12L) 7/1 - 119
19 Feb 20 Don Doncaster 16.5f Sft 5NHF 11-2 3/14 Adrimel (22L) 12/1 - 101
23 Nov 19 Krk Kirkistown 24f Sft/Hy 4yMdPTP 11-6 2/10 Gallyhill (2½L) 3/1 - 87
19 Oct 19 Prt Portrush 24f Y/Sft 4yMdPTP 11-6 5/11 Press Your Luck (2¾L) 8/1 - 84
Verdict

With the new trip likely to suit, BALLYADAM can regain the winning thread. My Drogo is feared most, ahead of Dreal Deal.

Verdict silk image
Ballyadam

Betting Forecast:

15/8 My Drogo,

11/4 Ballyadam,

6/1 Dreal Deal,

9/1 Minella Drama,

12/1 Pipesmoker,

14/1 Adrimel,

Jay Bee Why,

16/1 Guard Your Dreams,

20/1 Llandinabo Lad,

25/1 Lucky One,

33/1 Straw Fan Jack,

Striking A Pose

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