All the Grand National day 2 winners from the Aintree Festival
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Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Result
- Tronador 22/1 (Jack Kennedy, Denise Foster)
- Dans Le Vent 18/1 (Isabel Williams, Evan Williams)
- Edwardstone 7/1 (Tom Cannon, Alan King)
- Mister Coffey 6/1F (Nico de Boinville, Nicky Henderson)
- Kateson 25/1 (Tom Scudamore, Tom Lacey)
- Solwara One 15/2 (Robbie Dunne, Neil Mulholland)
- War Lord 40/1 (Jonjo O’Neill Junior, Colin Tizzard)
Tronador was the only Irish runner in the opening race on the card, and came out of the pack for a 2 1/2 lengths victory over the fast-finishing Dans Le Vent for father-daughter duo Evan and Isabel Williams. There was the same margin back to Edwardstone, who ran well without winning once again, in third.
Top Novices’ Hurdle Result
- Belfast Banter 9/1 (Kevin Sexton, Peter Fahey)
- Do Your Job 12/1 (Brendan Powell Junior, Michael Scudamore)
- Dusart 5/2JF (Nico De Boinville, Nicky Henderson)
Belfast Banter followed-up on his Country Hurdle success on day four of the Cheltenham Festival with Grade 1 success at Aintree. The second Emerald Isle success among Grand National day two winners saw him stalk the leaders and quicken clear, holding outsider Do Your Job by 1 1/4 lengths. They pulled as far clear of the inexperienced Dusart in third with fellow joint-favourite Third Time Lucki missing out on the frame.
Mildmay Novices’ Chase Result
- Chantry House 11/8F (Nico de Boinville, Nicky Henderson)
- Shan Blue 9/2 (Harry Skelton, Dan Skelton)
- Fiddlerontheroof 15/2 (Robbie Power, Colin Tizzard)
Chantry House profited from a fall at the penultimate fence by Espoir De Romayand followed-up on success on day three at the Cheltenham Festival from the Marsh Novices’ Chase stepping up in trip for the Mildmay. This made up for near misses by jockey Nico de Boinville and trainer Nicky Henderson on earlier races. Chantry House ran out a clear winner from Shan Blue for the Skeltons, while Fiddlerontheroof jumped round for a remote third.
Melling Chase Result
- Fakir D’Oudairies 2/1 (Mark Walsh, Joseph O’Brien)
- Nuts Well 14/1 (Danny McMenamin, Ann Hamilton)
- Itchy Feet 14/1 (Gavin Sheehan, Olly Murphy)
Fakir D’Oudairies went one better than Cheltenham and was also among Grand National day 2 winners in the race run as the Marsh Chase. A series of blunders cost Master Tommytucker, while some scrimmaging in the home straight meant gallant outsider Nuts Well had to settle for second. He was 11 lengths adrift of the Irish raider trained by Joseph O’Brien, giving owner JP McManus a second winner on the day. Itchy Feet took third with previous race winner Politologue a fading fourth.
Topham Chase Result
- Livelovelaugh 15/2 (Patrick Mullins, Willie Mullins)
- Pink Eyed Pedro 33/1 (Jack Tudor, David Brace)
- Senior Citizen 10/1 (Adrian Heskin, Alan King)
- Snugsborough Hall 20/1 (Derek O’Connor, Liam Cusack)
- Sir Jack Yeats 33/1 (James Best, Richard Spencer)
Livelovelaugh made most of the running in the Topham Chase under a great ride from crack amateur Patrick Mullins. He slowed the race down at a key stage, before kicking on again for a 4 1/2 lengths success over Pink Eyed Pedro. The runner-up pulled eight lengths clear of Senior Citizen in third, who in turn was five ahead of another Irish raider in Snugsborough Hall.
Sefton Novices’ Hurdle Result
- Ahoy Senor 66/1 (Derek Fox, Lucinda Russell)
- Bravemansgame 13/8F (Harry Cobden, Paul Nicholls)
- Oscar Elite 15/2 (Jonjo O’Neill Junior, Colin Tizzard)
- Streets Of Doyen 11/2 (Simon Torrens, John McConnell)
The biggest surprise of Grand National day 2 winners came when front-running outsider Ahoy Senor took the Sefton. He ran out a seven-length winner over the favourite, Bravemansgame, for Scottish trainer Lucinda Russell. There was a further eight lengths back to Oscar Elite in third, who confirmed Cheltenham form from the Albert Bartlett with Streets Of Doyen.
Conditional Jockeys’ and Amateur Riders’ Handicap Hurdle Result
- Rowland Ward 12/1 (Charlie Hammond, Stuart Edmunds)
- Camprond 9/2JF (Ben Jones, Philip Hobbs)
- Bold Enough 11/2 (Hugh Morgan, Henry De Bromhead
- Leoncavallo 6/1 (Fergus Gillard, David Pipe)
Finally on Ladies Day, Rowland Ward ran down handicap debutant joint-favourite Camprond in a thrilling finish. The front two pulled 5 1/2 lengths clear of Irish raider Bold Enough. He was 9 1/2 lengths ahead of Leoncavallo. A couple of outsiders filled the minor places.