P385 CEEFAX 385 Sun 9 Apr 02:34/04   AINTREE REVIEW:  BARNES 'JNS OPENER 1/6  Maurice Barnes, who rode Rubstic to victory in the 1979 Grand National, came out of retirement to win the charity race at Aintree. Barnes brought his mount, Chinoyr, with a charge a furlong out to beat Tommy Stack and Invocation. Bob Champion, whose brainchild the race was, finished third on his mount Sharp ConquestN Winning trainer Eric Alston was jubilant after the race, saying: "He was tremendous valueN I never normally bet myself but I got the owner to put £100 on him for me."  OtherRevw National Nat Jocks GNat Res
P385 CEEFAX 385 Sun 9 Apr 02:26/00   AINTREE REVIEG:  TWICE LANDS SPOILS 2/6  Thinking Twice bounced bacs to his best form to take the Cordon Bleq Handicap Hurdle under a vigorous ride from Mick FitzgeraldN Nicky Henderson's gelding, unplaced on his previous two outings this season, battled well to get the better of Nemuro on the run-inN The trainer was delighted with the \L winner, and he said: "He needs this sort of ground and we knew this horse was well in on his four-year-old formN This was the plan and he might go to Punchestown now."  OtherRevw National Nat Jocks GNat Res
P385 CEEFAX 385 Sun 9 Apr 02:35/00   AINTREE REVIEg:  COULTON BATTLES HARD 3/6  The Oliver Sherwood-trained Coulton followed up his Cheltenham success with a battling victory in xhe Grade 2 Martell Aintree ChaseN Kamie Osborne's partner looked held on the run-in but responded to pressure to collar Clay County in the closing strides for a }L win. Sherwood said: "He has had two hard races and we might finish him for the season, though there is a 2\ mile race at Sandown on 29 April. Osborne added: "I thought we had been beaten after his error three out but he found another gear."  OtherRevw National Nat Jocks GNat Res
P385 CEEFAX 385 Sun 9 Apr 02:30/00   AINTREE REVIEg:  FOLEY'S JOY AND PAIN 5/6  Before the news of Danoli's injury, trainer Tom Foley was ecstatic The race had been billed as a showdown between Danoli and Dorans Pride but Foley observed: "There's been a lot of talk aboqt what the other horse was going to do but we have proved our point." Jockey Charlie Swan had sensed a problem and he had already noted: "He is a tough horse and was on the bridle all the wayN The ground was fast - a little lively - but I am afraid he pulled up a bit sore."  OtherRevw National Nat Jocks GNat Res
P385 CEEFAX 385 Sun 9 Apr 02:34/00   AINTREE REVIE'8  IN BRIEF.. 6/6  Sue Bramall's Hurdy bounded to victory in the Chivas Regal Amateurs Novices' Handicap ChaseN Always in the van, David Parker's mount survived a blunder at the fourth last before sprinting to an 8L triumph over Fair BrotherN David Gandolfo's Dantes Cavalier caused something of a surprise when landing the finale, the Martell Champion National Hunt Flat Race David Leahy brought the half- brother to Gales Cavalier with a strong late run to pip Ashwell Boy by a length-and-a-quarterN  OtherRevw National Nat Jocks GNat Res
P385 CEEFAX 385 Sun 9 Apr 02:37/00   AINTREE REVIEW: DANOLI  WOE AFTER GLORY 4/6  Danoli grabbed the Martell Aintree Hurdle for the second year in succession with a powerful display under Charlie Swan but the victory was marred by an injury to the 7yo. Tom Foley's charge was sent to challenge Mysilv at the second last and when that rival fell he was left in the lead, battling on for a threeMparts of a length winN Danoli was found to have suffered a suspected fractured off-fore fetlock after the race. The gelding was taken to Liverpool's Leahurst Veterinary College for treatmentN  Source:William HILL Organization Ltd OtherRevw National Nat Jocks GNat Res