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16:40 Aintree 8 Apr 2016

Doom Bar Sefton Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner £56,270 - 15 ran

3m 149y

Good to Soft (Soft in places)

6
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Maroon and light blue diabolo, light blue sleeves, quartered cap (Mills & Mason Partnership)

5. Ballyoptic (IRE)

held up in mid-division, headway after 7th, led 3 out, gradually edged right to stands rail after 2 out, headed last, driven and stayed on well flat, led again close home

9/1 6 11-4 138 Ryan HatchN A Twiston-Davies
2 nk
Black and beige (halved), chevrons on sleeves, beige cap (Andrea & Graham Wylie)

7. Bellshill (IRE)

held up in rear, steady headway going well from 4 out, challenging when blundered 2 out, led last, driven and hung right flat, headed close home

11/2 Fav 6 11-4 150 Mr P W MullinsW P Mullins
3 13
Orange, dark blue cross belts and star on cap (Mrs J May)

12. Potters Legend

chased leaders, not fluent 6th, ridden and still handy 3 out, one pace from next, 3rd and no impression on front pair last

16/1 6 11-4 138 L P AspellMrs L Wadham
4
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

3. Balko Des Flos (FR)

held up towards rear, headway 8th, mistake 4 out, ridden and one pace after 2 out, 4th and no impression before last

12/1 5 11-4 - B J CooperW P Mullins
5 10
Yellow, royal blue spots (Hills Of Ledbury (aga))

16. Yala Enki (FR)

led until 7th, tracked leader, ridden and outpaced before 3 out, well held after, plugged on into modest 5th flat

25/1 6 11-4 142 Aidan ColemanMiss V Williams
6
White, red hoop, checked sleeves and cap (Diana Whateley & Tim Syder)

8. Duke Des Champs (IRE)

tracked leaders on outside, ridden 3 out, one pace next, 5th and no impression last, weakened flat

9/1 6 11-4 142 R JohnsonP J Hobbs
7 14
Maroon, White star, armlets and cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

2. Arkwrisht (FR)

tracked leaders, led 7th, headed 3 out, weakened 2 out, tired when jumped left and clambered over last

25/1 6 11-4 - D J MullinsW P Mullins
8 13
White, emerald green disc, emerald green sleeves, black armlets, black cap (Epds Racing Partnership 12)

1. Ami Desbois (FR)

mid-division on inside, hampered on rail and lost place after 7th, well behind after 4 out

100/1 6 11-4 130 Kielan WoodsG P Mcpherson
9 19
Royal blue, dark green sleeves and cap (Mr Alan Halsall)

4. Ballydine (IRE)

prominent, ridden and lost place after 4 out, weakened before next

6/1 2Fav 6 11-4 145 B HughesC E Longsdon
PU
Red, pink hoop and armlets (Potensis Bloodstock Limited)

6. Baoulet Delaroque (FR)

held up towards rear, hit 6th, ridden and struggling after next, pulled up before 8th

13/2 5 11-4 142 Sam Twiston-DaviesP F Nicholls
PU
MAROON, WHITE star and armlets, ROYAL BLUE cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

9. Gangster (FR)

held up towards rear, hit 8th, effort 4 out, weakened before 3 out, pulled up before last

13/2 6 11-4 138 P TownendW P Mullins
PU
White, orange stripe, armlets and star on cap (Mr John Andrews)

10. Ghost River

not that fluent in rear, blundered 1st, tailed off 4 out, pulled up before next

50/1 6 11-4 126 Sean BowenP Bowen
PU
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

11. Mystical Knight

mid-division, ridden and struggling 4 out, soon behind, pulled up before 3 out

12/1 7 11-4 130 B J GeraghtyMiss R Curtis
PU
Black, pink stripe, chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap (Mrs J A Martin)

14. Tomngerry (IRE)

mid-division, not fluent 8th, struggling next, well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

10/1 6 11-4 135 W KennedyB Ellison
PU
Emerald green and yellow (quartered), white sleeves and cap (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

15. Vintage Clouds (IRE)

prominent, mistake 7th, soon lost place, well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out

20/1 6 11-4 137 Danny CookMrs S J Smith
  Non Runner

Off Time: 16:41:19

Winning Time: 6m 17.70s

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2016 23:50:44

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

held up in mid-division, headway after 7th, led 3 out, gradually edged right to stands rail after 2 out, headed last, driven and stayed on well flat, led again close home

9/1 6 11-4 Ryan Hatch 138
Won/14 08 Oct 2016 Chp 19½F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £28,475 (J) bt Crimson Ark (1¼L)   9/2 2Fav 611-3 Ryan Hatch 148
F/6 29 Oct 2016 Wth 24F Gd  Cl1 HdlGd2 £22,780 (J) to Silsol  6/4 Fav 611-5 Ryan Hatch 152
2/9 25 Nov 2016 Nbu 24F Sft  Cl1 HdlGd2 £28,475 (J) to Unowhatimeanharry (6L)   5/2 Fav 611-4 Ryan Hatch 159
F/11 17 Dec 2016 Asc 24½F GS  Cl1 HdlGd1 £56,950 (J) to Unowhatimeanharry  8/1 611-7 R Johnson 159
4/15 28 Jan 2017 Che 24F Sft  Cl1 HdlGd2 £34,170 (J) to Unowhatimeanharry (9¼L)   4/1 2Fav 711-4 R Johnson 162
PU/12 16 Mar 2017 Che 24F Gd  Cl1 HdlGd1 £170,850 (J) to Nichols Canyon  14/1 711-10 Sam Twiston-Davies 162
2 nk

held up in rear, steady headway going well from 4 out, challenging when blundered 2 out, led last, driven and hung right flat, headed close home

11/2 Fav 6 11-4 Mr P W Mullins 150
Won/11 27 Apr 2016 Pun 24F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) bt Coney Island (½L)   2/1 Fav 611-10 R Walsh 148
Won/12 26 Nov 2016 Gow 20F Y/Sft  Ch €9,840 (J) bt Balko Des Flos (10L)   2/5 Fav 611-12 R Walsh -
Won/5 26 Dec 2016 Lim 19½F Hy  Cl1 ChGd2 €26,255 (J) bt Haymount (3¼L)   4/9 Fav 611-4 P Townend -
F/6 12 Feb 2017 Leo 21½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €50,150 (J) to Disko  6/5 Fav 711-10 R Walsh 150
3/12 15 Mar 2017 Che 24½F GS  Cl1 NovChGd1 £99,662 (J) to Might Bite (10L)   5/1 711-4 R Walsh 149
Won/5 24 Feb 2018 Fai 25F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 €26,550 (J) bt A Genie In Abottle (4¾L)   8/13 Fav 811-8 D J Mullins 150
3 13

chased leaders, not fluent 6th, ridden and still handy 3 out, one pace from next, 3rd and no impression on front pair last

16/1 6 11-4 L P Aspell 138
Won/3 07 Nov 2016 Kmp 24F Gd  Cl3 NovCh £6,498 (J) bt Barney Dwan (8L)   8/11 Fav 611-0 L P Aspell 139
Won/6 26 Nov 2016 Ban 20½F Sft  Cl3 NovCh £6,498 (J) bt Never Equalled (2¾L)   7/4 Fav 611-6 L P Aspell 139
2/4 10 Dec 2016 Don 24F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd2 £19,932 (J) to Present Man (1¾L)   4/1 2Fav 611-8 L P Aspell 139
4/13 31 Dec 2016 Nbu 22½F GS  Cl3 NovHcpCh £6,498 (J) to Belami Des Pictons (14¼L)   6/1 C2Fav 611-8 L P Aspell 139
2/14 28 Jan 2017 Che 21F Sft  Cl2 NovHcpCh £15,640 (J) to Royal Vacation (8L)   11/1 711-5 L P Aspell 139
4/24 16 Mar 2017 Che 26F Gd  Cl2 AmHcpCh £40,233 (J) to Domesday Book (2½L)   10/1 711-6 Mr M Legg 139
4

held up towards rear, headway 8th, mistake 4 out, ridden and one pace after 2 out, 4th and no impression before last

12/1 5 11-4 B J Cooper -
7/11 27 Apr 2016 Pun 20F Gd/Y  Hdl €15,375 (J) to Woodland Opera (21L)   9/2 J2Fav 511-12 B J Cooper 138
2/12 26 Nov 2016 Gow 20F Y/Sft  Ch €9,840 (J) to Bellshill (10L)   6/1 511-12 D J Mullins -
Won/8 01 Jan 2017 Fai 21½F Sft  Ch €7,995 (J) bt Arbre De Vie (16L)   5/2 2Fav 611-12 D Robinson -
3/8 28 Jan 2017 Naa 24F Y  Cl1 ChGd3 €26,550 (J) to Anibale Fly (31L)   10/3 2Fav 611-2 D J Mullins -
3/6 12 Feb 2017 Leo 21½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €50,150 (J) to Disko (7¾L)   20/1 611-10 D J Mullins 143
F/8 16 Mar 2017 Che 20F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd1 £89,275 (J) to Yorkhill  16/1 611-4 D J Mullins 143
5 10

led until 7th, tracked leader, ridden and outpaced before 3 out, well held after, plugged on into modest 5th flat

25/1 6 11-4 Aidan Coleman 142
3/13 19 Nov 2016 Hdo 23F Hy  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £45,560 (J) to Kruzhlinin (8½L)   5/1 Fav 611-2 H Cobden 139
Won/16 17 Dec 2016 Hdo 23F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £15,640 (J) bt Vieux Lille (8L)   3/1 Fav 611-12 Charlie Deutsch 139
4/10 26 Dec 2016 Wth 24F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £22,780 (J) to Definitly Red (29L)   7/2 2Fav 611-8 Charlie Deutsch 149
4/7 04 Mar 2017 Don 26F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £34,408 (J) to Definitly Red (26L)   7/2 J2Fav 710-12 Charlie Deutsch 147
Won/7 25 Mar 2017 Kel 26F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £17,545 (J) bt Seldom Inn (7L)   9/4 2Fav 711-11 L Treadwell 146
PU/16 11 Nov 2017 Wcn 25F Sft  Cl1 HcpChList £34,170 (J) to Present Man  8/1 711-9 L Treadwell 151
6

tracked leaders on outside, ridden 3 out, one pace next, 5th and no impression last, weakened flat

9/1 6 11-4 R Johnson 142
2/4 30 Dec 2017 Nbu 22½F Hy  Cl3 NovHcpCh £6,498 (J) to Rocklander (3¼L)   5/2 J2Fav 711-3 T J O'Brien 135
3/6 10 Feb 2018 Nbu 23½F Sft  Cl3 NovHcpCh £8,058 (J) to Indy Five (39L)   15/8 Fav 810-13 R Johnson 135
7/10 08 Dec 2018 Chp 23½F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £12,660 (J) to Ramses De Teillee (39L)   9/1 811-5 M G Nolan 135
4/11 01 Jan 2019 Exe 24F GS  Cl3 HcpCh £12,931 (J) to Achille (22L)   10/1 912-0 T J O'Brien 132
Won/5 09 Mar 2019 San 20F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £9,384 (J) bt The Kings Writ (½L)   15/8 2Fav 911-10 R Johnson 130
7 14

tracked leaders, led 7th, headed 3 out, weakened 2 out, tired when jumped left and clambered over last

25/1 6 11-4 D J Mullins -
7/11 27 Apr 2016 Pun 24F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Bellshill (39L)   33/1 611-10 D E Mullins 137
4/8 17 Dec 2016 Fai 24F SH  Ch €6,765 (J) to A Genie In Abottle (30L)   16/1 611-12 B T O'Connell -
U/9 31 Dec 2016 Pun 25½F Sft  Ch €7,995 (J) to Childrens List  13/2 611-12 B J Cooper -
8/14 14 Jan 2017 Pun 20F Sft  Ch €8,610 (J) to Edwulf (61L)   25/1 711-12 B T O'Connell -
7/8 28 Jan 2017 Naa 24F Y  Cl1 ChGd3 €26,550 (J) to Anibale Fly (129L)   100/1 711-2 B T O'Connell -
U/9 07 Aug 2017 Cor 24F Y  Hdl €12,914 (J) to Coquin Mans  16/1 711-0 B J Cooper 129
8 13

mid-division on inside, hampered on rail and lost place after 7th, well behind after 4 out

100/1 6 11-4 Kielan Woods 130
Won/9 07 May 2016 Hex 23½F Gd  Cl5 MdnHdl £2,464 (J) bt Stay In My Heart (11L)   4/6 Fav 611-0 Kielan Woods 126
Won/10 18 Nov 2016 Hdo 23F Sft  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) bt Desert Cry (2½L)   7/1 611-8 Kielan Woods 126
2/6 10 Dec 2016 Che 24F Sft  Cl1 NovHdlGd2 £17,085 (J) to Wholestone (1L)   10/1 611-5 Kielan Woods 130
3/8 31 Dec 2016 Nbu 20½F GS  Cl1 NovHdlGd1 £22,780 (J) to Messire Des Obeaux (6½L)   14/1 611-7 Kielan Woods 137
Won/8 04 Feb 2017 Wth 24F Sft  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,523 (J) bt Sam Red (3L)   15/8 Fav 711-12 Kielan Woods 137
5/15 17 Mar 2017 Che 24F Gd  Cl1 NovHdlGd1 £71,188 (J) to Penhill (22L)   33/1 711-5 Kielan Woods 144
9 19

prominent, ridden and lost place after 4 out, weakened before next

6/1 2Fav 6 11-4 B Hughes 145
2/6 06 Dec 2017 Hdo 20½F Hy  Cl2 NovCh £12,996 (J) to Eamon An Cnoic (nk)   9/2 711-2 J J Burke 138
3/4 11 Jan 2018 Les 20F Sft  Cl3 NovHcpCh £8,295 (J) to Acting Lass (7¼L)   5/2 2Fav 811-2 J J Burke 135
Won/12 03 Feb 2018 San 24F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £31,280 (J) bt Holly Bush Henry (¾L)   4/1 Fav 810-11 S Bowen 131
5/12 01 Dec 2018 Ncs 23½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChList £39,865 (J) to Lake View Lad (10L)   13/2 810-8 J J Burke 134
2/10 29 Dec 2018 Nbu 26F GS  Cl3 HcpCh £11,956 (J) to Carole's Destrier (¾L)   11/2 J2Fav 811-10 J J Burke 133
3/11 19 Jan 2019 Hdo 25½F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £42,712 (J) to Wakanda (4¼L)   13/2 910-4 James Bowen 140
PU

held up towards rear, hit 6th, ridden and struggling after next, pulled up before 8th

13/2 5 11-4 Sam Twiston-Davies 142
PU

held up towards rear, hit 8th, effort 4 out, weakened before 3 out, pulled up before last

13/2 6 11-4 P Townend 138
5/11 27 Apr 2016 Pun 24F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Bellshill (14½L)   14/1 611-10 P Townend 145
2/13 11 Dec 2016 Pun 16F Y/Sft  Ch €7,072 (J) to American Tom (1½L)   8/1 611-12 B J Cooper -
2/11 28 Dec 2016 Leo 19F Y  Ch €8,610 (J) to Bleu Et Rouge (¾L)   7/2 611-12 B J Cooper -
3/5 22 Jan 2017 Leo 19F Gd  Cl1 ChGd3 €26,550 (J) to Yorkhill (7¾L)   5/1 2Fav 711-1 D J Mullins 148
2/4 12 Mar 2017 Naa 20F SH  Cl1 ChGd3 €19,987 (J) to Ball D'arc (15L)   2/1 JFav 711-2 D J Mullins 147
4/5 09 Mar 2018 Leo 18F Sft  Hdl €12,915 (J) to Jezki (9¼L)   13/2 811-0 D Robinson 145
PU

not that fluent in rear, blundered 1st, tailed off 4 out, pulled up before next

50/1 6 11-4 Sean Bowen 126
8/9 23 Oct 2016 Ain 20F Gd  Cl4 MdnHdl £5,198 (J) to Robin Roe (78L)   5/1 611-0 S Bowen 124
6/7 25 Nov 2016 Don 24½F GS  Cl4 HcpHdl £4,549 (J) to Lough Derg Leader (42L)   11/2 611-12 J E Moore 120
2/7 16 Jan 2017 Plu 25F Sft  Cl4 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to Kid Kalanisi (2¾L)   3/1 Fav 711-12 S Bowen 115
PU/13 27 Jan 2017 Don 24½F Gd  Cl4 HcpHdl £3,899 (J) to Bodega  15/2 711-7 S Bowen 115
4/7 19 Mar 2017 Ffl 20F Sft  Cl4 MdnHdl £3,899 (J) to Monbeg Aquadude (21L)   9/4 2Fav 711-1 S Bowen 117
PU/15 17 Apr 2017 Chp 19½F Gd  Cl4 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to Diamond Fort  14/1 711-7 S Bowen 115
PU

mid-division, ridden and struggling 4 out, soon behind, pulled up before 3 out

12/1 7 11-4 B J Geraghty 130
Won/9 19 Dec 2016 Hfo 25F Sft  Cl4 NovCh £4,431 (J) bt Chef D'oeuvre (5L)   5/2 2Fav 711-0 Aidan Coleman -
PU/7 14 Jan 2017 War 24F Sft  Cl1 NovChList £14,238 (J) to American  3/1 2Fav 811-0 Wayne Hutchinson 139
3/5 25 Feb 2017 Chp 23½F Sft  Cl3 NovCh £6,498 (J) to Rock The Kasbah (10L)   5/2 811-6 Jonathan Moore 139
6/15 28 Apr 2017 Pun 21F Gd/Y  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Woodland Opera (20L)   33/1 811-0 J S McGarvey 136
3/4 15 Dec 2017 Ban 24F Hy  Cl3 HcpCh £6,498 (J) to Forest Des Aigles (14L)   7/2 2Fav 811-12 Adam Wedge 134
PU/7 18 Jan 2018 Lud 24F GS  Cl3 HcpCh £9,487 (J) to Actinpieces  4/1 911-4 Aidan Coleman 131
PU

mid-division, not fluent 8th, struggling next, well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

10/1 6 11-4 W Kennedy 135
2/9 05 Nov 2017 Car 20F Sft  Cl2 HcpHdl £15,640 (J) to Desert Cry (¾L)   6/1 J2Fav 710-12 B S Hughes 132
F/3 19 Dec 2017 Ctt 25F GS  Cl3 Ch £7,507 (J) to Alzammaar  6/4 2Fav 711-2 B S Hughes 135
4/4 17 Jan 2018 Mar 21½F Hy  Cl2 Ch £12,660 (J) to Le Rocher (27L)   7/4 2Fav 810-10 B S Hughes 135
4/5 19 Feb 2018 Car 19½F Hy  Cl3 HcpHdl £11,372 (J) to Blottos (2L)   15/2 811-12 B S Hughes 135
Won/3 02 Mar 2018 Sth 16F St/Slw  Cl4 NHF £3,249 (F) bt Back To Balloo (33L)   1/25 Fav 811-4 B S Hughes -
U/12 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 21½F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £12,996 (J) to Moon Racer  14/1 810-7 Danny Cook 135
PU

prominent, mistake 7th, soon lost place, well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out

20/1 6 11-4 Danny Cook 137
2/5 07 Nov 2016 Car 20F Gd  Cl3 NovCh £6,498 (J) to Briery Belle (8L)   2/1 Fav 611-2 Danny Cook -
2/5 18 Nov 2016 Hdo 21½F Sft  Cl2 NovCh £16,245 (J) to Politologue (10L)   5/2 2Fav 611-2 Danny Cook -
2/7 13 Dec 2016 Ctt 25F GS  Cl3 Ch £7,507 (J) to Delusionofgrandeur (6L)   13/8 Fav 611-2 Danny Cook -
F/14 21 Jan 2017 Hdo 24F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £28,475 (J) to Bristol De Mai  9/1 710-4 Danny Cook 142
3/13 18 Feb 2017 Hdo 28½F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) to Vieux Lion Rouge (21L)   5/1 2Fav 710-10 B S Hughes 136
F/23 14 Mar 2017 Che 25F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £59,798 (J) to Un Temps Pour Tout  20/1 710-5 Sean Quinlan 134
 

NonRunner

Non Runner
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Potters Legend 3rd Bellshill 2nd
Yala Enki 5th Balko Des Flos 4th
Duke Des Champs 6th Baoulet Delaroque PU
Arkwrisht 7th Gangster PU
Ballydine 9th
Vintage Clouds PU
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Tote Win £10.60 (5)
Tote Place £3.10 (5) , £2.30 (7) , £4.70 (12)
Tote Swinger £18.10 (5, 7) , £36.00 (5, 12) , £32.30 (7, 12)
Tote Exacta £66.00 (5, 7)
Tote Trifecta £1439.60 (5, 7, 12)
CSF £56.19 (5, 7)
Tricast £800.66 (5, 7, 12)