THE RACING POST BRING US THEIR
“AINTREE LADIES DAY SPECIAL"
GRAND NATIONAL MEETING DAY TWO
“BEAUTIES AND THE BEAST”
ALBERTAS RUN (3.05) and MASTER MINDED (3.05) provide the highlight on the track as the supremely talented duo prepare to battle it out in the Melling Chase.
Money back if ALBERTAS RUN wins. Great mobile app offer, page 59
Fantastic Grand National sweep kit page 74.
Awesome BIG BUCK’S set the Grand National meeting alight yesterday, chalking up his 12th straight win in imperious fashion in the Liverpool Hurdle, while NACARAT put in a flawless round of jumping to win the Totesport Bowl (Chase) in great style. Big -race reports reports, pages 23-29
GOING STATED TO BE GOOD TO SOFT, (Good in places)
BBC 2. Race 1. 2.00. Novices’ Hurdle 2m+ Winner £31,355.50
WIN TOPOLSKI 5 11-3 partner DARYL JACOB handler presenter ? trainer David Arbuthnot for PM Claydon. Three quarter length. 11/2.
BBC 2. Race 2. 2.30 Mildmay Novices’ Chase 3m1f Winner £42, 757.50
WIN QUITO DE LA ROQUE 7 11-4 partner D N RUSSELL handler presenter JOHN WAFER trainer C A Murphy (IRE) for Gigginstown House Stud. nk. 6/1
BBC 2. Race 3. 3.05 Melling Chase 2m 5f (Grade 1) turf track Mildmay. Winner £98,910
WIN MASTER MINDED 8 11-10 partner RUBY WALSH handler presenter HANNAH ROCHE trainer Paul Nicholls for Clive D Smith. 9 Lengths. 11/2.
BBC 2. Race 4. 3.40 Topham Chase 2m 5f+ turf track Grand National. Winner £21,007
WIN ALWAYS WAINING 10 10-4 partner TOM O'BRIEN handler presenter? trainer Peter Bowen for Mr and Mrs Peter James Douglass. 4 lenths. 14-1
BBC 2. Race 5. 4.15 Novices’ Hurdle 3m+. Winner £56,520
WIN SAINT ARE5 11-4 partner RICHARD JOHNSON handler presenter? trainer Tim Vaughan for D W Fox. 4 lengths. 33-1
RUK. Race 6. 4.50. Handicap Hurdle 3m+. Winner £28,505
WIN BATTLE GROUP 6 11-1 BARRY GERAGHTY handler presenter? trainer David Pipe for Jolly Boys Outing. 5 lenths. 16/1.
RUK. Race 7. 5.25. Open National Hunt Flat race 2m 1f. Winner £17,103
WIN TEMPEST RIVER 5 11-0 partner DARYL JACOB handler presenter? trainer Ben Case for Fly Like The Wind Partnership. 2+lengths. 20/1.
BBC HORSERACING TEAM SYNOPSIS
CLARE BALDING is at Aintree for the second day of the Grand National. Highlights are the John Smith's Melling Chase and John Smith's Topham Chase over the famous Grand National fences.
With Rishi Persad, Richard Pitman and Suzi Perry. John Parrott and Gary Wiltshire will provide all the betting news. Expert analysis comes from Richard Dunwoody and Mick Fitzgerald. Race commentary from Jim McGrath, Ian Bartlett and Darren Owen.
Commentator Jim McGrath
Commentator Ian Bartlett
Commentator Darren Owen
Participant Rishi Persad
Participant Suzi Perry
Participant John Parrott
Participant Gary Wiltshire
Presenter Clare Balding has Achieved Bloodhorse Literacy
Participant Richard Pitman has Achieved Bloodhorse Literacy
Participant Richard Dunwoody has Achieved Bloodhorse Literacy
Participant Mick Fitzgerald has Achieved Bloodhorse Literacy