AINTREE
10 April 2021
Saturday 10th April

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Betway Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 3m 210y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Aintree
Runners
13

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Mostly sunny

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Top Notch silk
C
w2
Top Notch p
J: Luca Morgan 7
T: Nicky Henderson
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Going Specialist - 5 wins from 8 starts on this ground (63%)
Plucky winner of several Graded chases, mostly at about 2m5f; stamina to prove back at 3m+
113-63
Age: 10
Weight: 11-12
OR: 154
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS HcChG3 11-5 p1 3/21 The Shunter (6¼L) 50/1 154 158
11 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft ChG2 11-6 6/8 Mister Fisher (29L) 8/1 158 142
11 Jan 20 Kem Kempton 20.5f GS ChG2 11-6 t 3/5 Frodon (8¼L) 11/10F 161 157
8 Dec 19 Hun Huntingdon 20f GS ChG2 11-4 t1 1/6 Kauto Riko (¾L) 15/8F 161 157
9 Nov 19 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 2H 10-12 1/5 Roksana (nk) 2/1 150 148
5 Apr 19 Ain Aintree 20f Sft ChG1 11-7 PU/6 Min () 8/1 162 -
3
Lalor silk
C
Lalor p
J: Aidan Coleman
T: Kayley Woollacott
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Course Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts here (67%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won bumper and Grade 1 novice hurdle here; off since January 2020; first run beyond 2m4f
6/433-
Age: 9
Weight: 11-9
OR: 151
Days: 441
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Jan 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft HcChG3 11-11 p 3/10 Cepage (¾L) 6/1 153 157
1 Jan 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft HcChG3 11-0 p1 3/12 Oldgrangewood (shd) 20/1 149 159
5 Nov 19 Exe Exeter 17.5f Sft HcChG2 10-13 4/6 Janika (16L) 5/1 151 144
6 Apr 19 Ain Aintree 16f Gd NvChG1 11-4 6/7 Ornua (24L) 7/2 151 136
12 Mar 19 Chl Cheltenham 16f Sft NvChG1 11-4 PU/12 Duc Des Genievres () 13/2 151 -
8 Dec 18 San Sandown 15.5f Sft NvChG1 11-2 3/6 Dynamite Dollars (12L) 8/11F 151 149
5
Happygolucky silk
D
BF
Happygolucky
J: David Bass
T: Kim Bailey
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Promising hurdler who has taken very well to fences; good second over 3m1f at Cheltenham
4-1212
Age: 7
Weight: 11-7
OR: 149
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 25f Sft HcChG3 11-1 2/16 Vintage Clouds (5½L) 100/30F 147 153
11 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 25.5f GS 2NvCh 11-6 1/5 The Mighty Don (3¾L) 13/8F 142 152
17 Nov 20 Fak Fakenham 21f Gd 3NvCh 11-6 2/3 Getaway Trump (½L) 4/9F 142 146
29 Oct 20 Str Stratford 21f GS 4Ch 11-4 1/7 Paint The Dream (6½L) 6/4F 139 144
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft 2HcH 11-1 4/23 Indefatigable (3½L) 25/1 137 139
6 Dec 19 San Sandown 20f Sft NvHG2 11-0 3/7 Enrilo (7¾L) 9/4F 137 135
6
Spiritofthegames silk
Spiritofthegames p
J: Harry Skelton
T: Dan Skelton
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 14 wins from 50 in the last 14 days (28%)
Has course form over hurdles; well treated over fences but below best on last 2 chase runs
-24828
Age: 9
Weight: 11-2
OR: 144
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS HcHG3 11-2 8/22 Mrs Milner (10½L) 18/1 141 141
25 Feb 21 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Sft 2HcH 11-5 2/6 Blackjack Kentucky (1L) 5/1 139 139
15 Feb 21 War Warwick 20f Sft 2HcCh 11-1 8/12 Two For Gold (43L) 12/1 147 111
26 Dec 20 Wet Wetherby 24f Sft HcChG3 11-12 p 4/8 Canelo (17½L) 9/2 148 141
14 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft HcChG3 11-2 p 2/16 Coole Cody (3¼L) 14/1 148 154
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft HcChG3 11-4 p 6/23 Simply The Betts (5½L) 16/1 149 151
7
Fagan silk
Fagan
J: Harry Bannister
T: Alex Hales
Classy hurdler in younger years; best form since absence when impressive over 2m7f latest
70-631
Age: 11
Weight: 11-0
OR: 142
Days: 80
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Jan 21 Nby Newbury 23.5f Hy 3HcCh 12-0 1/10 Ouro Branco (8L) 5/1 132 141
2 Dec 20 Lud Ludlow 25.5f GS 3HcCh 11-9 3/9 Roll Again (5¾L) 5/1 132 138
7 Nov 20 Ain Aintree 24.5f GS 2HcH 10-12 6/12 Unowhatimeanharry (15½L) 20/1 134 123
11 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft HcHG3 10-10 14/25 Dame De Compagnie (15½L) 66/1 138 129
15 Feb 20 Hay Haydock 24.5f Hy 2HcH 10-13 7/10 Welsh Saint (20L) 33/1 140 123
21 Apr 18 Ayr Ayr 32f Gd HcChG3 11-4 PU/29 Joe Farrell () 7/1F 147 -
8
Mr Whipped silk
Mr Whipped p
J: Ryan Mania
T: Brian Ellison
Ran well for long way in Grade 1 novice chase over C&D in 2019; off since; new yard
P/314/
Age: 8
Weight: 11-0
OR: 142
Days: 736
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Apr 19 Ain Aintree 25f Sft NvChG1 11-4 p1 4/6 Lostintranslation (13½L) 11/1 145 152
5 Dec 18 Hay Haydock 20.5f Hy 2NvCh 11-2 1/4 Springtown Lake (1¾L) 8/11F 145 144
16 Nov 18 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd 2NvCh 11-2 3/7 Count Meribel (¾L) 15/8F - 140
16 Mar 18 Chl Cheltenham 24f Sft NvHG1 11-5 PU/20 Kilbricken Storm () 16/1 145 129
4 Feb 18 Mus Musselburgh 24f Sft 2NvH 11-8 2/6 Red River (2¼L) 4/5F 146 148
13 Jan 18 War Warwick 21f Sft NvHG2 11-0 1/6 Paisley Park (1L) 6/4F 138 146
9
Cloudy Glen silk
Cloudy Glen
J: Charlie Deutsch
T: Venetia Williams
Back to best when 2nd over 3m2f at Cheltenham; suited by stiffer stamina tests than this
-150U2
Age: 8
Weight: 11-0
OR: 142
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 26f GS 2HcCh 11-7 2/21 Mount Ida (6½L) 33/1 140 147
20 Feb 21 Asc Ascot 24f Sft HcChL 11-2 UR/10 Captain Chaos () 25/1 142 -
9 Jan 21 Chp Chepstow 30.5f Sft HcChG3 10-12 11/18 Secret Reprieve (52L) 20/1 145 110
5 Dec 20 San Sandown 29f Sft 2HcCh 11-12 5/7 Doing Fine (16L) 5/2 145 142
15 Nov 20 Fon Fontwell 27.5f Hy 3HcCh 11-9 1/7 Christmas In April (13L) 7/2 134 145
14 Mar 20 Utt Uttoxeter 24f Hy 2NvHcCh 11-6 6/10 Sam's Adventure (66L) 8/1 135 81
10
Ofalltheginjoints silk
D
Ofalltheginjoints t
J: Robbie Power
T: Colin Tizzard
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (3%)
Chase career has taken a nosedive since a good C&D run followed by a 3m win in the autumn
4-314P
Age: 7
Weight: 10-13
OR: 141
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 30f GS NvChG2 11-6 t1 PU/12 Galvin () 33/1 143 -
12 Dec 20 Don Doncaster 24f GS NvChG2 11-1 4/4 Hurricane Harvey (87L) 5/4F 143 66
11 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 24.5f GS 3NvHcCh 11-10 1/9 St Barts (1½L) 85/40F 136 144
25 Oct 20 Ain Aintree 25f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-5 3/11 Acey Milan (1¾L) 11/2 132 133
7 Feb 20 Kem Kempton 21f GS 4NvH 11-6 4/12 Perfect Harmony (15½L) 7/4F 132 120
1 Jan 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft NvHL 11-0 4/6 Protektorat (8L) 9/1 130 133
11
Hold The Note silk
Hold The Note v
J: Tom Scudamore
T: Mick Channon
Has not lived up to promise of novice season and work to do with Cloudy Glen on latest run
443524
Age: 7
Weight: 10-12
OR: 140
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 26f GS 2HcCh 11-7 v 4/21 Mount Ida (20L) 9/1 140 134
21 Feb 21 Nby Newbury 23.5f GS 3NvHcCh 11-5 v 2/6 Enrilo (½L) 4/1 138 147
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 20.5f GS 3NvHcCh 11-8 v 5/10 Killer Clown (26L) 6/1 140 135
11 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 25.5f GS 2NvCh 11-1 v1 3/5 Happygolucky (16L) 100/30 143 134
28 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 23.5f Gd NvChG2 11-2 p 4/5 Next Destination (13½L) 17/2 145 136
30 Oct 20 Wet Wetherby 24f GS 4NvCh 11-4 p 4/4 Shan Blue (18L) 3/1 146 135
12
Snow Leopardess silk
D
Snow Leopardess
J: Brian Hughes
T: Charlie Longsdon
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Proved her mettle in soft-ground 3m chases of late; this is more realistic than Cheltenham
-32124
Age: 9
Weight: 10-10
OR: 138
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 30f GS NvChG2 10-13 4/12 Galvin (17L) 16/1 138 136
26 Dec 20 Wet Wetherby 24f Sft HcChG3 10-13 2/8 Canelo (¾L) 100/30F 135 143
21 Nov 20 Hay Haydock 25.5f Sft 2HcCh 10-10 1/12 Commodore (½L) 9/2J 126 143
30 Oct 20 Wet Wetherby 24f GS 4NvCh 10-11 2/4 Shan Blue (16L) 15/2 126 129
29 Sep 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 24f Gd 3NvCh 10-7 3/5 The Butcher Said (1¼L) 5/1 127 127
29 Dec 19 Don Doncaster 24.5f GS 3HcH 11-5 2/8 Boss Man Fred (9L) 6/1 127 128
13
Johnbb silk
BF
Johnbb
J: Jonathan Burke
T: Tom Lacey
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Progressive chase form at about 2m4f, winning 2 of 4 completions; now up in trip
316-1F
Age: 7
Weight: 10-9
OR: 137
Days: 105
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 20 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-11 F/9 Twotwothree () 11/4F 136 144
14 Nov 20 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-3 1/9 Schiehallion Munro (4¼L) 7/1 130 139
4 Jan 20 San Sandown 15.5f Sft 2HcCh 11-6 6/6 Locker Room Talk (50L) 11/10F 130 98
6 Dec 19 San Sandown 15.5f GS 3HcCh 11-11 1/10 Paddy's Poem (3¼L) 6/4F 124 132
9 Nov 19 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 3NvHcCh 10-12 3/7 Champagne Mystery (12½L) 5/1 125 124
2 Feb 19 San Sandown 20f Sft 3NvHcH 12-1 3/9 Duarigle (15½L) 5/2F 126 124
14
Kilfilum Cross silk
D
Kilfilum Cross b 1
J: James Davies
T: Henry Oliver
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 3 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (27%)
Two cracking 3m2f runs at the Festival (2019 and 2020); pale imitation of old self of late
-4P7P0
Age: 10
Weight: 10-4
OR: 132
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 26f GS 2HcCh 10-13 p 10/21 Mount Ida (44L) 20/1 135 107
16 Dec 20 Lud Ludlow 24f Sft 3HcCh 11-12 PU/9 Another Venture () 17/2 138 -
27 Nov 20 Don Doncaster 19f Gd 3HcCh 11-12 7/9 Barton Knoll (25L) 25/1 140 126
14 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 25f GS 3HcCh 11-13 p PU/11 Storm Control () 4/1F 141 -
16 Oct 20 Fak Fakenham 24f Gd 3HcCh 12-0 4/9 Sir Jack Yeats (14L) 9/2 142 135
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 26f Sft 2HcCh 11-5 p 2/23 Milan Native (1¾L) 8/1 138 144
15
Calipso Collonges silk
Calipso Collonges tp 1
J: Sean Bowen
T: Olly Murphy
Steadily refinding form since absence but losing run goes back more than 2 years
2-4P33
Age: 9
Weight: 10-0
OR: 128
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Mar 21 Lud Ludlow 24f GS 3HcCh 10-11 t 3/8 Head To The Stars (4¼L) 4/1 128 131
6 Feb 21 San Sandown 24f Hy 2HcCh 10-11 t 3/7 Deise Aba (9¼L) 18/1 130 127
9 Jan 21 Chp Chepstow 30.5f Sft HcChG3 9-11 t PU/18 Secret Reprieve () 40/1 133 -
5 Dec 20 Ain Aintree 26f Sft HcChG3 9-11 t 4/14 Vieux Lion Rouge (33L) 28/1 133 119
21 Dec 19 Hay Haydock 25.5f Hy 2HcCh 10-5 t 2/9 Lord Du Mesnil (13L) 14/1 127 137
13 Nov 19 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 24f Hy 2HcCh 10-12 ht 6/8 Graceful Legend (30L) 6/1 129 108
2
Sam Brown silk
Sam Brown t 1
J: Harry Cobden
T: Anthony Honeyball
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 12 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (27%)
/11P-3
Age: 9
Weight: 11-10
OR: 152
Days: 160
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Nov 20 Crl Carlisle 20f Hy ChL 11-8 3/6 Imperial Aura (3L) 11/2 152 158
15 Feb 20 Asc Ascot 24f Sft NvChG2 11-5 PU/6 Copperhead () 2/1F 152 -
18 Jan 20 Hay Haydock 20f Hy NvChG2 11-0 1/4 Knight In Dubai (15L) 9/4 148 157
7 Jan 20 Lin Lingfield 23.5f Hy 4NvCh 11-0 1/4 Just Your Type (22L) 6/5F 135 154
18 Dec 17 Plu Plumpton 20.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 1/11 New To This Town (7L) 7/4F - 135
29 Oct 17 Wcn Wincanton 21.5f Gd 4NvH 10-12 4/11 Red River (39L) 6/5F - 99
4
Ramses De Teillee silk
D
Ramses De Teillee tp 1
T: David Pipe
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
517049
Age: 9
Weight: 11-8
OR: 150
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Mar 21 Utt Uttoxeter 34f GS HcChL 11-10 t 9/20 Time To Get Up (12L) 40/1 152 151
20 Feb 21 Hay Haydock 28.5f Sft HcChG3 11-7 t 4/9 Lord Du Mesnil (10½L) 15/2 152 150
9 Jan 21 Chp Chepstow 30.5f Sft HcChG3 11-6 t 12/18 Secret Reprieve (55L) 16/1 153 111
5 Dec 20 Ain Aintree 26f Sft HcChG3 11-6 t 7/14 Vieux Lion Rouge (94L) 13/2 153 74
15 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 27.5f Sft HcChG3 11-5 t 1/6 Yala Enki (shd) 11/2 149 157
17 Oct 20 Aut Auteuil 25.5f Hy HG1 10-10 5/11 Paul's Saga (27L) 15/1 - 135
Verdict

This can provide compensation for HAPPYGOLUCKY who ran so well at Cheltenham last month. Fagan and Sam Brown are also respected.

Verdict silk image
Happygolucky

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Happygolucky,

7/1 Top Notch,

Cloudy Glen,

9/1 Spiritofthegames,

10/1 Sam Brown,

Fagan,

Snow Leopardess,

12/1 Hold The Note,

14/1 Johnbb,

16/1 Lalor,

Ofalltheginjoints,

25/1 Mr Whipped,

Calipso Collonges,

33/1 Kilfilum Cross

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