10
Apr

Aintree Results (Grand National)

A very pleasurable Saturday afternoon on the final day of the Grand National meeting at Aintree. Our man loves big Saturdays and the highest profile meetings - and he was in fine form in the spring sunshine.

Saturday

1.45: No Comment 1pt ew at 9/1: 2nd SP 5/1
2.25: Lough Derg Spirit 1pt ew at 7/1: unplaced SP 8/1
3.00: San Benedeto 1pt ew at 10/1: WON, SP 4/1
3.40: I Just Know 1pt ew at 12/1: unplaced SP 7/1
4.20: Yanworth 2pts win at 9/4: WON, SP 9/4

5.15: Pleasant Comapny 1pt ew at 12/1: 9th, SP 11/1
5.15: Ucello Conti 1pt ew at 16/1: Unseated (by horse jumping across him)

6.15: Chesterfield 1pt ew at 10/1: WON, SP 8/1

Friday

1.40: Hawk High 1pt ew at 18/1: unplaced SP 14/1
2.20: River Wylde 2pts win at 9/4: unplaced SP 9/4
2.50: Marinero 1pt ew at 16/1: unplaced SP 14/1
2.50: Marinero (W/O Fav) 1pt at 6/1: Lost
3.25: God's Own 2pts ew at 7/2: unplaced SP 7/2
4.05: As De Mee 1pt ew at 11/1: 5th, SP 8/1
4.40: The Worlds End 2pts win at 5/2: WON, SP 3/1
5.15: Western Ryder 1pt ew at 6/1: 3rd SP 6/1

Thursday

1.45: Cloudy Dream 2pts win at 3/1: 2nd SP 4/1
2.20: Flying Tiger 1pt ew at 11/1: unplaced (4th) SP 6/1
2.50: Cue Card 2pts win at 15/8: 2nd SP 15/8
3.25: My Tent Or Yours 1pt ew at 16/1: 2nd SP 8/1
3.25: My Tent Or Yours (W/O Fav) 2pts win at 10/3: WON
4.05: Mendip Express 1pt ew at 25/1: unplaced (5th), SP 25/1
4.40: Foxtail Hill 1pt ew at 12/1: unplaced SP 10/1
5.15: Shearling 1pt ew at 6/1: unplaced (4th) SP 5/1

A day that could have been so much better, three finished one place outside the places, while Cue Card only succumbed in the shadows of the winning line.

Aintree Festival: Ante-Post Yankee
Aintree Bowl - Cue Card - 2pts win at 5/2: 2nd
Aintree Foxhunters - Mendip Express - 1pt ew at 25/1: 5th
Melling Chase - Uxiandre - 1pt ew at 5/1: 8th
Topham Chase - As De Mee - 1pt ew at 14/1: 5th

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