Runners

Scottish National Runners 2014

Mendip Express has been a progressive staying chaser for Harry Fry this season and the exciting performer is set to head to Ayr on April 12 to line up in the Scottish Grand National, which will see some top notch stayers do battle in what is a real betting conundrum for punters to enjoy north of the border.

Others that are prominent in the 2014 Scottish Grand National Betting include Roalco Des Farges, who has been impressive of late and deserves his shot at this prestigious prize, whilst the likes of Green Flag and Sam Winner add more depth to what is one of the highlights of the Scottish sporting calendar.

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2014 Scottish Grand National Runners

No.RunnerDetailsRatingOdds
1Tidal BayTidal Bay (IRE)
S Twiston-Davies
P Nicholls
13 yrs / 166 lbs
-1532U
166

CommentTidal Bay

Close third in the Welsh National at Chepstow (3m5f, heavy) confirmed strength in stamina

2Sam WinnerSam Winner (FR)
N Scholfield
P Nicholls
7 yrs / 147 lbs
3-3125
147

CommentSam Winner

A leading novice, 5th at Cheltenham latest; beyond 3m1f looks sure to suit at some point

3Mendip ExpressMendip Express (IRE)
N Fehily
H Fry
8 yrs / 147 lbs
1-1113
147

CommentMendip Express

Looked exciting prospect before flop on heavy behind Sam Winner in February latest (bled)

4Rigadin De BeaucheneRigadin De Beauchene (FR)
R Dunne
Miss V Williams
9 yrs / 147 lbs
12PP-1
147

CommentRigadin De Beauchene

Done well in major 3m5f handicaps on testing ground; pulled up in this last year on good

5Battle GroupBattle Group
B Powell
J Farrelly
9 yrs / 147 lbs
-1PRPR
147

CommentBattle Group

Excelled last spring; will stay beyond 3m1f if interested; hasn't been last four starts

6Hadrian's ApproachHadrian's Approach (IRE)
B J Geraghty
N Henderson
7 yrs / 146 lbs
5-2U10
146

CommentHadrian's Approach

8-1 but well beaten in Cheltenham handicap last month; cheekpieces given a second go

7GodsmejudgeGodsmejudge (IRE)
A Coleman
A King
8 yrs / 145 lbs
31-5PP
145

CommentGodsmejudge

4l triumph in this race last year; has left impression something amiss on last two starts

8Green FlagGreen Flag (IRE)
P Buchanan
Miss L Russell
7 yrs / 142 lbs
1112U4
142

CommentGreen Flag

Novice who is 3-6 over fences; came from out of the clouds for 4th in Chelt 3m handicap

9Roberto GoldbackRoberto Goldback (IRE)
D Bass
N Henderson
12 yrs / 142 lbs
U-4063
142

CommentRoberto Goldback

12yo who is very well handicapped judged on reappearance fourth in November

10Midnight AppealMidnight Appeal
R Thornton
A King
9 yrs / 141 lbs
-01024
141

CommentMidnight Appeal

In career-best form this winter; well worth attempt at a long distance

11Yes TomYes Tom (IRE)
P Carberry
S Crawford
9 yrs / 140 lbs
3-P681
140

CommentYes Tom

Impressed winning conditions chase at Down Royal (3m2f, yielding to soft) on trainer debut

12McmurroughMcmurrough (IRE)
B Hughes
J M Jefferson
10 yrs / 140 lbs
4-53U3
139

CommentMcmurrough

Mostly at 2m4f last 18 months but rallied very well over 3m latest to give some hope

13LackamonLackamon
J England
Mrs S Smith
9 yrs / 140 lbs
51-F23
139

CommentLackamon

Last April won 3m6f Durham National at Sedgefield in grand style; now 10lb higher

14Merry KingMerry King (IRE)
M Linehan
Jonjo O'Neill
7 yrs / 140 lbs
-2553P
138

CommentMerry King

Stays 3m2f well and fair fifth in Welsh National over 3m5f; broke blood vessel latest

15Alpha VictorAlpha Victor (IRE)
D C Costello
W Kinsey
9 yrs / 140 lbs
4P1R12
138

CommentAlpha Victor

Refused early on in 2 of 4 chase starts; on the other hand 2nd in 4m1f Midlands National

16Al CoAl Co (FR)
J E Moore
P Bowen
9 yrs / 140 lbs
351020
138

CommentAl Co

Unraced beyond 3m1f but last-gasp win at Chepstow suggests he is worth a go

17Pure FaithPure Faith (IRE)
Joshua Moore
P Bowen
10 yrs / 140 lbs
225100
137

CommentPure Faith

Not proven beyond 3m2f, also 3lb out of handicap; has been targeted at this race

18Edmund KeanEdmund Kean (IRE)
T Scudamore
D Pipe
7 yrs / 140 lbs
3-0113
137

CommentEdmund Kean

Novice, below form latest; unexposed but no way has he proved he's got what it takes

19Nuts N BoltsNuts N Bolts
Lucy Alexander
Miss L Russell
8 yrs / 140 lbs
6P-1P4
136

CommentNuts N Bolts

6l win at Haydock (3m5f, soft); not nearly so good on either start since, nor in this 2013

20Lie ForritLie Forrit (IRE)
C Nichol
Miss L Russell
10 yrs / 140 lbs
P-1361
135

CommentLie Forrit

Prime candidate for marathon; huge shout if his jumping holds up (has been hurdling)

21Roalco De FargesRoalco De Farges (FR)
R Johnson
P Hobbs
9 yrs / 140 lbs
12/P31
135

CommentRoalco De Farges

Back near to top form after layoff; won well latest; 13lb higher (5lb out of handicap)

22Fill The PowerFill The Power (IRE)
R Mania
Mrs S Smith
8 yrs / 140 lbs
5-4417
135

CommentFill The Power

Mixed; never-dangerous 17l 5th in this last year but may still be worth another chance

23Mister MarkerMister Marker (IRE)
B Harding
N Richards
10 yrs / 140 lbs
-2PP12
135

CommentMister Marker

13l third in this 2013 but 7lb higher mark this time (5lb out of handicap); in good form

24Trustan TimesTrustan Times (IRE)
W Renwick
T Easterby
8 yrs / 140 lbs
-48334
134

CommentTrustan Times

7lb well in on hurdles figure, following back-to-form fourth in the Pertemps Final

25Summery JusticeSummery Justice (IRE)
L Treadwell
Miss V Williams
10 yrs / 140 lbs
-P3414
134

CommentSummery Justice

First crack at marathon trip when 30l 4th of 16 in 4m1f Midlands National; first headgear

26Baile AnraiBaile Anrai (IRE)
H Skelton
D Skelton
10 yrs / 140 lbs
341201
132

CommentBaile Anrai

Resurgent for new yard; new trip but interesting if in the mood; 8lb out of h'cap

27Sole WitnessSole Witness (IRE)
B R Dalton
C McBratney
10 yrs / 140 lbs
74F627
131

CommentSole Witness

9lb out of handicap; looked the right type at Punchestown (3m4f) 2 starts ago

28Adrenalin FlightAdrenalin Flight (IRE)
R Mahon
J S Mullins
8 yrs / 140 lbs
122P34
130

CommentAdrenalin Flight

10lb out of handicap; never-nearer fourth at 100-1 in the 4m amateurs race at Cheltenham

29Sir Du BearnSir Du Bearn (FR)
D Devereux
P Bowen
8 yrs / 140 lbs
U024P9
129

CommentSir Du Bearn

11lb out of handicap; in good form late last year, including over 3m4f; modest last twice

30Ballybough GortaBallybough Gorta (IRE)
C Shoemark
P Bowen
7 yrs / 140 lbs
11294P
129

CommentBallybough Gorta

Has stayed on well over 3m2f but not performed at 3m4f; 11lb out of the handicap