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69 five-day confirmations for the 2019 Randox Health Grand National

Press Release 1st April 2019 Aintree

Randox Health Grand National

Grade 3 handicap chase, £1 million total prize fund. Aintree, 5.15pm Saturday, April 6, 2019. 4m 2f 74y over the Grand National fences. For seven-year-olds and upwards who, prior to March 19 have started in a steeple chase during the current season and been placed first, second, third or fourth in a chase with an official distance description of two miles seven and a half furlongs' or more at any time during the horse's career, Horses must also be allotted a rating of 125 or more by the BHA Head of Handicapping following a review of the horses entered and after taking account of races run up to and including February 10. Horses who are not qualified for a rating in Great Britain or Ireland at closing may also be entered. Such horses may be eligible for a weight providing the Handicapper is satisfied that the horse's racecourse performances up to and including February 10 would merit a minimum rating of 125. To qualify, horses must have run at least three times in chases run under the Rules of Racing of the same Recognised Racing Authority up to and including February 10. At the Handicapper's discretion, such horses may be allocated a rating. The decision of the BHA Head of Handicapping shall be final. Entries closes January 29, entries revealed January 30 (112 entries - 2 not qualified), weights revealed February 12, first scratchings deadline February 26 (100 remained), second scratchings deadline March 19 (84 remained - 3 not-qualified, 2 subsequently scratched), five-day confirmations April 1 (69 confirmations), final declarations 10am April 4. Maximum field of 40 plus four reserves.

Weight Raised 4lb

Final order of elimination will be revealed tomorrow

Ratings are as at time of weights announcement (February 12)

 

Horse

Age

Wgt

Rtg

Owner

Trainer

1)

ANIBALE FLY (FR)

9

11-10

164 172(+8)

J P McManus

Tony Martin IRE

2)

VALTOR (FR)

10

11-06

160 160(=)

Simon Munir & Isaac Souede

Nicky Henderson

3)

TIGER ROLL (IRE)

9

11-05

159 167(+8)

Gigginstown House Stud

Gordon Elliott IRE

4)

OUTLANDER (IRE)

11

11-04

158 157(-1)

Gigginstown House Stud

Gordon Elliott IRE

5)

DON POLI (IRE)

10

11-03

157 150(-7)

Gigginstown House Stud

Gordon Elliott IRE

6)

GO CONQUER (IRE)

10

11-03

157 157(=)

Paul & Clare Rooney

Nigel Twiston-Davies

7)

MALA BEACH (IRE)

11

11-02

156 155(-1)

Chris Jones

Gordon Elliott IRE

8)

MINELLA ROCCO (IRE)

9

11-01

155 152(-3)

J P McManus

Jonjo O'Neill

9)

LAKE VIEW LAD (IRE)

9

11-01

155 158(+3)

Trevor Hemmings

Nick Alexander

10)

PLEASANT COMPANY (IRE)

11

11-01

155 155(=)

Malcolm Denmark

Willie Mullins IRE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11)

BALLYOPTIC (IRE)

9

11-01

155 152(-3)

Mills & Mason Partnership

Nigel Twiston-Davies

12)

DOUNIKOS (FR)

8

11-00

154 154(=)

Gigginstown House Stud

Gordon Elliott IRE

13)

RATHVINDEN (IRE)

11

11-00

154 162(+8)

Ronnie Bartlett

Willie Mullins IRE

14)

ONE FOR ARTHUR (IRE)

10

11-00

154 154(=)

Two Golf Widows

Lucinda Russell

15)

ROCK THE KASBAH (IRE)

9

10-13

153 153 (=)

Diana Whateley

Philip Hobbs

16)

WARRIORS TALE

10

10-13

153 151(-2)

Trevor Hemmings

Paul Nicholls

17)

REGAL ENCORE (IRE)

11

10-12

152 151(-1)

J P McManus

Anthony Honeyball

18)

MAGIC OF LIGHT (IRE)

8

10-11

151 149(-2)

Ann & Alan Potts Limited

Jessica Harrington IRE

19)

A TOI PHIL (FR)

9

10-11

151 151(=)

Gigginstown House Stud

Gordon Elliott IRE

20)

JURY DUTY (IRE)

8

10-11

151 157(+6)

Sideways Syndicate

Gordon Elliott IRE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21)

NOBLE ENDEAVOR (IRE)

10

10-10

150 148(-2)

Chris Jones

Gordon Elliott IRE

22)

SANDYMOUNT DUKE (IRE)

10

10-10

150 150(=)

Ronnie Wood

Jessica Harrington IRE

23)

MONBEG NOTORIOUS (IRE)

8

10-10

150 150(=)

Gigginstown House Stud

Gordon Elliott IRE

24)

RAMSES DE TEILLEE (FR)

7

10-09

149 154(+5)

John White & Anne Underhill

David Pipe

25)

TEA FOR TWO

10

10-09

149 149(=)

Jane Williams & Len Jakeman

Jane Williams

26)

MALL DINI (IRE)

9

10-08

148 148(=)

Philip Reynolds

Patrick Kelly IRE

27)

STEP BACK (IRE)

9

10-07

147 147(=)

Cracker and Smodge Partnership

Mark Bradstock

28)

ULTRAGOLD (FR)

11

10-07

147 146(-1)

Brocade Racing John Romans Terry Warner

Colin Tizzard

29)

PAIROFBROWNEYES (IRE)

10

10-06

146 156(+10)

Fibbage Syndicate

Willie Mullins IRE

30)

BLOW BY BLOW (IRE)

8

10-06

146 143(-3)

Gigginstown House Stud

Gordon Elliott IRE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31)

UP FOR REVIEW (IRE)

10

10-06

146 146(=)

Andrea & Graham Wylie

Willie Mullins IRE

32)

SINGLEFARMPAYMENT

9

10-06

146 145(-1)

Neal Griffith & Heather Haddock

Tom George

33)

VIEUX LION ROUGE (FR)

10

10-06

146 142(-4)

Prof Caroline Tisdall & John Gent

David Pipe

34)

VALSEUR LIDO (FR)

10

10-06

146 140(-6)

Gigginstown House Stud

Henry de Bromhead IRE

35)

VINTAGE CLOUDS (IRE)

9

10-04

144 149(+5)

Trevor Hemmings

Sue Smith

36)

GENERAL PRINCIPLE (IRE)

10

10-04

144 144(=)

Gigginstown House Stud

Gordon Elliott IRE

37)

LIVELOVELAUGH (IRE)

9

10-04

144 143(-1)

Susannah Ricci

Willie Mullins IRE

38)

WALK IN THE MILL (FR)

9

10-04

144 142(=)

Baroness Harding

Robert Walford

39)

FOLSOM BLUE (IRE)

12

10-04

144 142(=)

Core Partnership

Gordon Elliott IRE

40)

CAPTAIN REDBEARD (IRE)

10

10-03

143 144(+1)

Stuart Coltherd

Stuart Coltherd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

41)

BLESS THE WINGS (IRE)

14

10-03

143 143(=)

Adrian Butler & Stephen O'Connor

Gordon Elliott IRE

42)

JOE FARRELL (IRE)

10

10-02

142 145(+3)

Mark Sherwood, Nigel Morris & Rebecca Curtis

Rebecca Curtis

43)

JUST A PAR (IRE)

12

10-02

142 142(=)

Mark Scott

James Moffatt

44)

THE YOUNG MASTER

10

10-02

142 142(=)

Mike Burbidge & The Old Masters

Neil Mulholland

45)

BAIE DES ILES (FR)

8

10-02

142 142(=)

Zorka Wentworth

Ross O'Sullivan IRE

46)

ISLEOFHOPENDREAMS

12

10-02

142 142(=)

Kilbroney Racing

Willie Mullins IRE

47)

EXITAS (IRE)

11

10-02

142 140(-2)

Phil Middleton, Mark Lowther

Phil Middleton

48)

RED INFANTRY (IRE)

9

10-02

142 140(-2)

Rob Little

Ian Williams

49)

SHANTOU VILLAGE (IRE)

9

10-02

142 140(-2)

Jane Gerard-Pearse

Neil Mulholland

50)

COGRY

10

10-00

140 140(=)

Graham and Alison Jelley

Nigel Twiston-Davies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

51)

FACT OF THE MATTER (IRE)

9

10-00

140 140(=)

The Sandylini Racing Partnership

Jamie Snowden

52)

OUT SAM

10

10-00

140 138(-2)

Danny Charlesworth

Gordon Elliott IRE

53)

MR DIABLO (IRE)

10

9-13

139 139(=)

Aidan Glynn

Philip Dempsey IRE

54)

IMPULSIVE STAR (IRE)

9

9-13

139 139(=)

Robert Waley-Cohen & Men Holding

Neil Mulholland

55)

KINGSWELL THEATRE

10

9-13

139 137(-2)

John J Murray

Michael Scudamore

56)

CAROLE'S DESTRIER

11

9-12

138 143 (+5)

Carole Skipworth

Neil Mulholland

57)

MILANSBAR (IRE)

12

9-12

138 135 (-3)

Robert Bothway

Neil King

58)

BORICE (FR)

8

9-11

137 137(=)

Simon Munir & Isaac Souede

Gordon Elliott IRE

59)

MEASUREOFMYDREAMS (IRE)

11

9-11

137 136(-1)

Tom Howley Jnr/Mouse O'Ryan/Dave McDonnell

Gordon Elliott IRE

60)

SPLASH OF GINGE

11

9-11

137 134(-3)

John Neild

Nigel Twiston-Davies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

61)

ZIGA BOY (FR)

10

9-11

137 130(-7)

Axom LI

Alan King

62)

HIGHLAND LODGE (IRE)

13

9-09

135 135(=)

Cheveley Park Stud

James Moffatt

63)

CALL IT MAGIC (IRE)

9

9-09

135 135(=)

Zorka Wentworth

Ross O'Sullivan IRE

64)

KILCREA VALE (IRE)

9

9-09

135 132(-3)

Alan Spence

Nicky Henderson

65)

LOOKING WELL (IRE)

10

9-07

133 142(+9)

David Wesley Yates

Nicky Richards

66)

POTTERS CORNER (IRE)

9

9-06

132 145(+13)

All Stars Sports Racing & Jonathan Davies

Christian Williams

67)

MORNEY WING (IRE)

10

9-03

129 130(+1)

The Steeple Chasers

Charlie Mann

68)

RATHLIN ROSE (IRE)

11

9-02

128 127(-1)

Fergus Wilson

David Pipe

69)

SCOIR MEAR (IRE)

9

9-01

127 138(+11)

J P McManus

Thomas Mullins IRE

69 five-day confirmations

31 Irish-trained

 

The 2019 Randox Health Grand National Festival -

Order of Running

 

Grand National Thursday, April 4

1.45pm Devenish Nutrition Manifesto Novices' Chase (G1) 2m 3f 200y £100,000

2.20pm Doom Bar Anniversary 4-Y-O Juvenile Hurdle (G1) 2m 209y £100,000

2.50pm Betway Bowl Chase (G1) 3m 210y £200,000

3.25pm Betway Aintree Hurdle (G1) 2m 4f £250,000

4.05pm Randox Health Foxhunters' Chase GNC 2m 5f 19y £45,000

4.40pm Close Brothers Red Rum Handicap Chase (G3) 1m 7f 176y £90,000

5.15pm Goffs UK Nickel Coin Mares' Standard Open NHF Race (G2) 2m 209y £45,000

TOTAL ON THE DAY £830,000

 

Ladies Day, Friday, April 5

1.45pm Merseyrail Handicap Hurdle (G3) 2m 4f £75,000

2.20pm Betway Top Novices' Hurdle (G1) 2m 103y £100,000

2.50pm Betway Mildmay Novices' Chase (G1) 3m 210y £100,000

3.25pm JLT Chase (G1) (registered as the Melling Chase) 2m 3f 200y £250,000

4.05pm Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase (G3) GNC 2m 5f 19y £140,000

4.40pm Doom Bar Sefton Novices' Hurdle (G1) 3m 149y £100,000

5.15pm Weatherbys Racing Bank Standard Open NHF Race (G2) 2m 209y £45,000

TOTAL ON THE DAY £810,000

 

Grand National Day - Saturday, April 6

1.45pm Gaskells Handicap Hurdle (G3) 3m 149y £75,000

2.25pm Betway Mersey Novices' Hurdle (G1) 2m 4f £100,000

3.00pm Doom Bar Maghull Novices' Chase (G1) 1m 7f 176y £100,000

3.40pm Ryanair Stayers' Hurdle (G1) (registered as the Liverpool Hurdle) 3m 149y £180,000

4.20pm Betway Handicap Chase (G3) 3m 210y £75,000

5.15pm Randox Health Grand National (G3) (Handicap Chase) GNC 4m 2f 74y £1,000,000

6.20pm Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle (Conditional Jockeys & Amateur Riders) 2m 103y £50,000

TOTAL ON THE DAY £1,580,000

GRAND TOTAL £3,220,000

 

About Aintree Racecourse / The Jockey Club

Aintree is home to The Randox Health Grand National, the most famous horse race in the world which is the climax to a three-day Festival meeting in April every year. The racecourse hosts five other fixtures and is a leading conference centre in the north west of England.

 

More information is available at aintree.thejockeyclub.co.uk

 

Aintree is part of The Jockey Club which stages thrilling sporting occasions including The Randox Health Grand National, The Cheltenham Festival and The Investec Derby. Millions of people every year enjoy the special experiences we offer through racing, music, food and entertainment. Governed by Royal Charter, every penny we make goes back into British Racing to help the sport thrive. We were founded in 1750 and today we are the largest commercial group in Britain's second-biggest spectator sport, operating 15 racecourses nationwide, The National Stud, Jockey Club Estates, Jockey Club Catering, Jockey Club Live and our charity, Racing Welfare.

 

For more information visit www.thejockeyclub.co.uk

 

For further information please contact:

 

Grant Rowley, Regional Communications Manager, The Jockey Club (North West) on 07884 655990 or email: Grant.Rowley@thejockeyclub.co.uk

 

Jessica Dalgliesh, Senior Communications Executive, The Jockey Club (North West) on 07464 491507 or email: Jessica.Dalgliesh@thejockeyclub.co.uk

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