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14:50 Aintree 4 Apr 2019

Betway Bowl Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £112,260 - 6 ran

3m 210y

Good to Soft

3
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Royal blue, light blue star, white sleeves, royal blue stars, white cap, royal blue star (Supreme Racing/brett Graham/ken Sharp)

5. Kemboy (FR)

disputed lead until led 4th, made rest and tended to jump slightly right, going well when pressed 2 out, drew readily clear approaching last, ridden and asserted further clear flat, ran on, impressive

9/4 Fav 7 11-7 168 R WalshW P Mullins
2 9
White, royal blue epaulets, white sleeves, red spots, royal blue cap (Mr&Mrs P K Barber,g Mason,sir A Fergus)

3. Clan Des Obeaux (FR)

tracked leaders, switched towards outside before 5th, pushed along 4 out, one pace when hung left between last 2, ridden and stayed on to snatch 2nd final strides, no chance with impressive winner

11/4 2Fav 7 11-7 172 H CobdenP F Nicholls
3 hd
Maroon, white star, armlets and cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

1. Balko Des Flos (FR)

went left 1st, prominent, tracked winner after 7th, poised to challenge from 4 out, still every chance 2 out, soon ridden, 2 lengths down when blundered badly last, no chance with winner after, lost 2nd final strides

20/1 8 11-7 161 Rachael BlackmoreH de Bromhead
4 1
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green and emerald green quartered cap (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)

2. Bristol De Mai (FR)

disputed lead to 4th, remained close up, driven after 3 out, ridden and one pace after next, stayed on to dispute 3rd flat, no impression

7/2 8 11-7 172 D A JacobN A Twiston-Davies
5 5
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

6. Road To Respect (IRE)

held up in touch in rear, took closer order 13th, outpaced 4 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on same pace, never able to challenge

9/2 8 11-7 168 S W FlanaganN Meade
6 40
Black, yellow triple diamond, diabolo on sleeves and diamond on cap (Mr J P Romans)

4. Elegant Escape (IRE)

hampered 1st, tracked leaders on inside, lost place 11th, behind and jumped right from next, lost touch 4 out, tailed off

10/1 7 11-7 162 T J O'BrienC L Tizzard

Off Time: 14:53:21

Winning Time: 6m 35.00s

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 12:29:45

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

disputed lead until led 4th, made rest and tended to jump slightly right, going well when pressed 2 out, drew readily clear approaching last, ridden and asserted further clear flat, ran on, impressive

9/4 Fav 7 11-7 R Walsh 168
Won/8 01 May 2019 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) bt Al Boum Photo (2L)   13/8 Fav 711-10 Ruby Walsh 174
2 9

tracked leaders, switched towards outside before 5th, pushed along 4 out, one pace when hung left between last 2, ridden and stayed on to snatch 2nd final strides, no chance with impressive winner

11/4 2Fav 7 11-7 H Cobden 172
3 hd

went left 1st, prominent, tracked winner after 7th, poised to challenge from 4 out, still every chance 2 out, soon ridden, 2 lengths down when blundered badly last, no chance with winner after, lost 2nd final strides

20/1 8 11-7 Rachael Blackmore 161
4 1

disputed lead to 4th, remained close up, driven after 3 out, ridden and one pace after next, stayed on to dispute 3rd flat, no impression

7/2 8 11-7 D A Jacob 172
5 5

held up in touch in rear, took closer order 13th, outpaced 4 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on same pace, never able to challenge

9/2 8 11-7 S W Flanagan 168
6 40

hampered 1st, tracked leaders on inside, lost place 11th, behind and jumped right from next, lost touch 4 out, tailed off

10/1 7 11-7 T J O'Brien 162
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Kemboy 1st Road To Respect 5th
Clan Des Obeaux 2nd
Balko Des Flos 3rd
Bristol De Mai 4th
Elegant Escape 6th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £3.56
Tote Win £2.50 (5)
Tote Place £1.90 (5) , £1.80 (3)
Tote Swinger £7.70 (1, 3) , £6.10 (1, 5) , £1.90 (3, 5)
Tote Exacta £8.50 (5, 3)
Tote Trifecta £76.50 (5, 3, 1)
CSF £9.02 (5, 3)