Tag Archives: Topham Chase

Newton Abbot (Tuesday)

Today’s Newton Abbot fancies:

1.00 Newt- Don’t Go Gentle & Ultragold (e/w).

1.30 Newt- Searching (e/w).

2.05 Newt- Gaot & Foxy Act (e/w).

2.40 Newt- Story Of Friends (win).

3.15 Newt- Midnight Midge (e/w).

3.50 Newt- Love The Leader (e/w).

4.25 Newt- Hey Joe (win).

Aintree Grand National 2019 (Friday)

Today’s Aintree fancies:

1.45 Aint- Project Bluebook & Brio Conti (e/w).

2.20 Aint- Itchy Feet (win).

2.50 Aint- Lostintranslation (win).

3.25 Aint- Hell’s Kitchen (e/w).

4.05 Aint- Flying Angel, Doitforthevillage, Cadmium & Sub Lieutenant (e/w).

4.40 Aint- Lisnagar Oscar (e/w).

5.15 Aint- Blackhillsofdakota (e/w).

Topham memories.



Grand National Meeting 2018 (Friday)

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Aintree Grand National Meeting 2017 (Fri)

She’s in fashion

1.40 Aint- Hawk Eye & Clyne (e/w).

2.20 Aint- Chti Balko (e/w).

2.50 Aint- Rock The Kasbah & Tiger Roll (e/w).

3.25 Aint- Sub Lieutenant (win).

4.05 Aint- Gowanauthat, Imjoeking & Katachenko (e/w).

4.40 Aint- Messire Des Obeaux & Testify (e/w).

5.15 Aint- Black Op & Golden Jeffrey (e/w).

The 2003 renewal of the Topham Chase.

Aintree Festival 2014 (Friday)

Horse Racing - The 2011 John Smith's Grand National - Day Two - Aintree Racecourse

The calm before the storm

It’s day two of the Aintree Festival and for some people on Merseyside the social highlight of the calendar year – Ladies Day.

To not put a finer point on it there will be tits, bums and legs everywhere today but if you are able to spare one eye please cast it over these beauties…

Today’s Aintree fancies:

2.00 Aint- Kilcooley & Splash Of Ginge (e/w).

2.30 Aint- Victor Hewgo (win).

3.05 Aint- Wishfull Thinking (e/w).

3.40 Aint- Ballybough Gorta, Fago & Mart Lane (e/w).

4.15 Aint- Seeyouatmidnight & Killala Quay (e/w).

4.50 Aint- Cheltenian & Twoways (e/w).

5.25 Aint- Millicent Silver & Georgian Firebird (e/w).

Aintree Memories (Topham Chase):


Aintree Festival Countdown (6 days to go)

Friday 4th Ladies Day

2.00 The Crabbie’s Top Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2)

2.30 The Betfred Mobile Mildmay Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1)

3.05 The Crabbie’s Melling Steeple Chase (Grade 1)

3.40 The Crabbie’s Topham Steeple Chase (Grade 3)

4.15 The Doom Bar Sefton Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

4.50 The Alder Hey Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

5.25 The Concerto Group Mare Only Standard Open NH Flat (Listed)

The day starts like this…

Horse Racing - The 2011 John Smith's Grand National - Day Two - Aintree Racecourse

We watch this…

and the day often ends like this…

aintree_ladies_1 aintree_ladies_2 aintree_ladies_3 Women walk past litter left on the groun

…and then people quietly retire to the bars in town.


Aintree Festival 2013 (Friday)


It’s arrived! The Liverpool social event of the year and the day CO2 emissions go through the roof in the North West. Yes, you’ve guessed it Ladies Day at Aintree.

Today’s Aintree fancies:

2.00 Aint- Forgotten Voice (e/w).

2.30 Aint- Vino Griego (e/w).

3.05 Aint- Sprinter Sacre (win).

3.40 Aint- Last Time D’albain, Criqtonic & Pacha Du Polder (e/w).

4.15 Aint- Imperial Leader & Uxizandra (e/w).

4.50 Aint- Edgardo Sol & Double Ross (e/w).

5.25 Aint- Molly’s A Diva & Koolala (e/w).

Mullyyyy- where are 'ya?

Mullyyyy- where are ‘ya?

See you tomorrow for The Grand National.

*NB- Please remember, I wrote these blogposts on the evening of Weds 3rd April with the best information on the intended runners available to me at the time. My apologies if some of these selections do not run.

Aintree 2012 (Friday)

Well I hope you all had a good opening day yesterday to the Aintree Grand National Meeting as we move onto Friday, ladies day, but more importantly the Topham Chase. For me it’s my second favourite race after the Grand National held at Aintree throughout the course of their racing year.

Remember if you’re attending Aintree today-drink responsibly! 😉

Aintree fancies for Friday:

2.00 Aint- Darlan & Theatre Guide (e/w).

2.30 Aint- Champion Court (e/w).

3.05 Aint- Poquelin (e/w).

3.40 Aint- Chance Du Roy & Carrickboy (e/w).

4.15 Aint- Allthekingshorses (e/w).

4.50 Aint- Act Of Kalanisi & Orsippus (e/w).

5.25 Aint- Buxom & She Will Rock You (e/w).

Friday Aintreemath

Hoping for lady luck today! 😉