The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race is the third race that is run for The William Hill Autumn Raceday every November at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool in Merseyside.
Presenting an exquisite day of National Hunt horse racing from one of the finest racecourses in Europe, The Aintree Autumn Raceday offers an excellent selection of race types, with three steeplechases, three hurdle races and a flat race to cap it off.
The William Hill Autumn Raceday at Aintree is stamped into the National Hunt racing calendar 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 Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race is a Class 2 National Hunt handicap hurdle race that serves as the third race of The William Hill Aintree Autumn Raceday every year at Aintree Racecourse.
Horses aged four years old and above can participate in The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race, which, as the longest race of the day, stretches 3 miles and 149 yards of Aintree’s Mildmay Course and features a series of high hurdles along its route for the competitors to jump.
£15,000 was up for grabs last time out, which was shared between the first four horses to successfully complete the race in the following fashion:
1st place – 12/1 Unowhatimeanharry (GB) – £9,384
2nd place – 6/1 Mohaayed (GB) – £2,772
3rd place – 7/2 Yes No Maybe So (IRE) – £1,386
4th place – 4/1 Golan Fortune (IRE) – £693
The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race will commence at 13:35 on Saturday the 6th of November 2021.
Some of the finest horses in the game take part in The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race at Aintree Racecourse for The William Hill Autumn Raceday. You may recognise a few names that have contested some of the country’s most prestigious races at The Grand National or Cheltenham Festivals.
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):
- Unowhatimeanharry (GB) – first-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-12 – ridden by jockey Kevin Brogan and trained by Harry Fry
- Mohaayed (GB) – second-place finish – 6/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton
- Flashjack (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-3 – ridden by jockey Tom O’Brien and trained by Henry Daly
- Portrush ted (IRE) – Withdrawn – starting price N/A – weighing in at 11-3 – assigned jockey Adrian Heskin and trained by Warren Greatrex
- Eight And Bob (GB) – eleventh-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-3 – ridden by jockey Brian Hughes and trained by Willie Mullins
- Golan Fortune (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-1 – ridden by jockey Sam Lee and trained by Phil Middleton
- Fagan (GB) – sixth-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Kielan Woods and trained by Alex Hales
- Impulsive Star (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 66/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Sam Waley-Cohen and trained by Robert Waley-Cohen
- Ready And Able (IRE) – ninth-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-11 – ridden by jockey Jonjo O’Neill Jr and trained by Jonjo O’Neill
- Nadaitak (GB) – twelfth-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-11 – ridden by jockey Thomas Bellamy and trained by Ben Pauling
- Mr Scrumpy (GB) – tenth-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-10 – ridden by jockey Joe Colliver and trained by Jedd O’Keeffe
- Yes No Maybe So (IRE) – third-place finish – 7/2 starting price – weighing in at 10-8 – ridden by jockey Jonathon Burke and trained by Tom Lacey
- Chapel Stile (IRE) – eighth-place finish – 22/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-7 – ridden by jockey Ryan Day and trained by Nicky Richards
Aintree Racecourse hosts some of the finest quality horse races in the sport, and as a result, attracts a lot of attention from punters that are looking to place some bets.
This attention from the punters means online betting sites compete for their custom by offering generous offers and promotions, which means these races can be extremely profitable for the punters.
If you’re unsure which horses to place your money on for The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race or any other race hosted by Aintree, check out our in-depth, knowledgeable betting tips to help guide your bet slips towards success.
Odds for The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race started as low as 7/2 for the race favourite Yes No Maybe So last time out, and rose as high as 66/1 for the longest outsider Impulsive Star.
The race was won by 12/1 priced Unowhatimeanharry, who converted £10 outright backing stakes into £130 in returns, £120 in profits.
Here are the previous 4 winners of The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race at Aintree’s William Hill Autumn Raceday, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:
The winner of The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race last time out in 2020 for The William Hill Autumn Racing was 12/1 priced Unowhatimeanharry, ridden by jockey Kevin Brogan and trained by Harry Fry.
6/1 priced Mohaayed finished a length and a quarter behind Unowhatimeanharry in second place, followed by 7/2 race favourite Yes No Maybe So in third place and 4/1 joint second-favourite Golan Fortune in fourth.
10/3 priced third-favourite Skandiburg won The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race at Aintree Racecourse in 2019, ridden by jockey Aidan Coleman and trained by Oisin Murphy.
2/1 race favourite Diomede Des Mottes finished a length and three-quarters behind Skandiburg in second place, followed by 5/2 second-favourite Rosy World in third place and 20/1 outsider Bialco in fourth.
In 2018, the winner of The Aintree Handicap Hurdle Race on William Hill’s Autumn Raceday was 11/8 race favourite Abolitionist, ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Dr Richard Newland.
9/2 third-favourite The Organist finished ten lengths behind Abolitionist in second place, followed by 9/1 priced Jacks Last Hope in third place and 33/1 outsider William Of Orange in fourth.
Back at The William Hill Autumn Raceday in 2017, the winner of The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Race was 5/2 priced race favourite Louis’ Vac Pouch, ridden by jockey Richard Johnson and trained by Philip Hobbs.
4/1 joint second-favourite Forza Milan finished two and a quarter lengths behind Louis’ Vac Pouch in second place, followed by 9/1 priced Beer Goggles in third place and 9/1 priced Holly Bush Henry in fourth.