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The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase

The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase is the fourth race that takes place at Aintree Racecourse for The William Hill Autumn Raceday every year around the beginning of November.

Offering a magnificent seven-race card with a combination of hurdle races, steeplechases and a flat race, The Autumn Raceday is the second National Hunt event of the new season that takes place at Aintree every year.

Aintree Racecourse is the perfect home to the occasion, offering a capacity of 75,000 for the many enthusiastic racegoers that regularly attend the venue, as well as new emerging horse racing fanatics that are looking to get their first taste of the incredible first-class action.

The Aintree Autumn Raceday Meeting is scheduled to be run on Saturday the 6th of November 2021. For all of The William Hill Autumn Raceday’s news and ticket information, sign up for The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

About the Race

The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase is a Class 2 National Hunt steeplechase that serves as race four of The Autumn Raceday at Aintree Racecourse every November.

Open to horses aged four years old and above, The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase runs precisely 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 200 yards of Aintree and features a number of fences around its route of the Mildmay Course.

A generous prize pool worth £32,000 was on offer last time out, which was shared between the four placing horses of the race. Here’s the share each placed horse received:

1st place – 13/2 Modus (GB) – £19,808

2nd place – 9/2 Springtown Lake (IRE) – £5,882

3rd place – 4/1 Cool Mix (GB) – £2,941

4th place – 5/1 Dashing Perk (GB) – £1,466

The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase is scheduled to begin at 14:10 on Saturday the 6th of November 2021.

Runners

The runners that compete in The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase at Aintree’s William Hill Autumn Raceday provide an intense spectacle for everybody in attendance every year with hopes of placing in a valuable top-four position.

Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race on Aintree’s William Hill Autumn Raceday at Aintree Racecourse last time out in 2020 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

  1. Bennys King (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-12 – ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton
  2. Delire D’Estruval (FR) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 11-9 – not assigned a jockey – trained by Ben Pauling
  3. Espoir De Teillee (FR) – seventh-place finish – 11/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-5 – ridden by jockey Jonathon Burke and trained by Tom George
  4. Springtown Lake (IRE) – second-place finish – 9/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-5 – ridden by jockey Tom O’Brien and trained by Philip Hobbs
  5. Modus (GB) – first-place finish – 13/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Jonjo O’Neill Jr and trained by Paul Nicholls
  6. Mind’s Eye (IRE) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 11-4 – not assigned a jockey – trained by Claire Dyson
  7. Last Goodbye (IRE) – Pulled Up – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Jonathon England and trained by Sam England
  8. Royal Village (IRE) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 10-12 – assigned jockey Brian Hughes and trained by Micky Hammond
  9. Cool Mix (GB) – third-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-9 – ridden by jockey Ryan Day and trained by Iain Jardine
  10. Dashing Perk (GB) – fourth-place finish – 5/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-8 – ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Dr Richard Newland
  11. Drumcliff (IRE) – sixth-place finish – 7/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-7 – ridden by jockey Aidan Coleman and trained by Harry fry

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Odds

At The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase last time out in 2020, odds on the runners ranged from 4/1 for the joint-favourites Cool Mix and Bennys King, and 25/1 for the longest outsider Last Goodbye who pulled up with two fences remaining.

13/2 priced Modus was the winner of this edition of the race, turning £10 outright backing stakes into £75 in returns, £65 in profits.

Previous Runners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase at Aintree’s William Hill Autumn Raceday, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

At last year’s edition of The William Hill Autumn Raceday, the winner of The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase was 13/2 priced Modus, ridden by jockey Jonjo O’Neill Jr and trained by Paul Nicholls.

9/2 second-favourite Springtown Lake finished eight lengths behind Modus in second place, followed by 4/1 joint third-favourite Cool Mix in third place and 5/1 priced Dashing Perk in fourth.

2019

In The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase at Aintree Racecourse in 2019, joint 4/1 favourites Riders Onthe Storm, Cepage and Oldgrandewood finished in first, second and third place respectively.

The winner, Riders Onthe Storm, was ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies. Fourth place was occupied by 9/2 second-favourite Duke Street.

2018

11/2 priced War Sound won The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase at The William Hill Autumn Raceday in 2018, ridden by jockey Tom O’Brien and trained by Philip Hobbs.

6/1 priced King’s Odyssey finished six lengths behind War Sound in second place, followed by 10/3 priced Romain De Senam in third place and 16/1 outsider Warriors Tale in fourth.

2017

Back in 2017, the winner of The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase at Aintree’s Autumn Raceday was 4/1 second-favourite On Tour, ridden by jockey Mitchell Bastyan and trained by Evan Williams.

8/1 priced Master Dee finished three lengths behind On Tour in second place, followed by 6/1 priced Ballybolley in third place and 12/1 outsider Gardefort in fourth.

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