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The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase

The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase is the sixth race that is run at Aintree Racecourse for The William Hill Autumn Raceday around the beginning of November every year.

Offering seven National Hunt races with a thrilling concoction of hurdle races, steeplechases and a National Hunt flat race, The Aintree Autumn Raceday takes place just a few weeks after The Aintree Afternoon Racing Meeting and a month before The William Hill Becher Chase Meeting.

The William Hill Autumn Raceday begins with The William Hill Extra Places Every Day E.B.F. ‘NH’ Novices’ Hurdle at 12:25, features The Follow @WillHillRacing on Twitter Steeple Chase at 14:10 and concludes with The William Hill Betting TV ‘Junior’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race at 15:50.

The Aintree Autumn Raceday Meeting sponsored by William Hill is scheduled to take place 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 William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase is a Class 3 National Hunt handicap steeplechase that serves as the penultimate race of The William Hill Autumn Raceday every November.

Open to horses aged four years old and above, The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase runs 1 mile, 7 furlongs and 176 yards of Aintree Racecourse and presents a number of obstacles for the competitors to jump.

The purse for The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase last time out in 2020 was £20,400. Here’s how much was assigned to each placement position and who received it:

1st place – 3/1 The Big Bite (IRE) – £12,346

2nd place – 9/2 Defi Sacre (FR) – £3,625

3rd place – 18/1 Duke Of Navan (IRE) – £1,813

4th place – 7/1 Romain De Senam (FR) – £906

The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase will begin at 15:20 on Saturday the 6th of November 2021.

Runners

The runners that take part in The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase at Aintree’s William Hill Autumn Raceday are some of the most talented competitors in British and Irish jump racing.

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. Stolen Silver (FR) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 12-1 – assigned jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies
  2. The Big Bite (IRE) – first-place finish – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-12 – ridden by jockey Jonathon Burke and trained by Henry Oliver
  3. Romain De Senam (FR) – fourth-place finish – 7/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-11 – ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton
  4. Notre Pari (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 6/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-8 – ridden by jockey Aidan Coleman and trained by Oisin Murphy
  5. Duke Of Navan (IRE) – third-place finish – 18/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-6 – ridden by jockey Ryan Day and trained by Nicky Richards
  6. Defi Sacre (FR) – second-place finish – 9/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-1 – ridden by jockey James Best and trained by Richard Hobson
  7. Double W’s (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-1 – ridden by jockey Jamie Hamilton and trained by Ruth Jefferson
  8. Theflyingportrait (IRE) – sixth-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Brian Hughes and trained by Jennie Candlish
  9. Rough Night (IRE) – eighth-place finish – 7/2 starting price – weighing in at 10-13 – ridden by jockey Kielan Woods and trained by Alex Hales

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Odds

The odds for The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase last time out ranged from 3/1 for the race favourite The Big Bite, who went on to win the race, and 18/1 for the longest outsider Duke Of Navan, who managed a third-place finish.

This race’s 3/1 result converted £10 outright backing bets on the race favourite into £40 in returns, £30 in profits for the punters.

Previous Runners

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

2020

The winner of The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase at The William Hill Autumn Raceday last time out was 3/1 race favourite The Big Bite, ridden by jockey Jonathon Burke and trained by Henry Oliver.

9/2 third-favourite Defi Sacre finished four lengths behind The Big Bite in second place, followed by 18/1 outsider Duke Of Navan in third place and 7/1 priced Romain De Senam in fourth.

2019

In 2019, the winner of The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase at Aintree’s William Hill Autumn Raceday at Aintree Racecourse was 2/1 race favourite The Last Day, ridden by jockey Adam Wedge and trained by Evan Williams.

9/1 priced Baby King finished five lengths behind The Last Day in second place, followed by 14/1 outsider Wishfull Dreaming in third place and 6/1 priced Charmant in fourth.

2018

14/1 outsider Yorkist won The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase at The William Hill Autumn Raceday in 2018, ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton.

9/1 priced Theflyingportrait finished six lengths behind Yorkist in second place, followed by 5/1 priced Mcgroarty in third place and 9/2 second-favourite Tommy Silver in fourth.

2017

Back in 2017, the winner of The William Hill Lengthen YourOdds Handicap Steeple Chase at Aintree was 7/2 priced second-favourite Baby King, ridden by jockey Adrian Heskin and trained by Tom George.

8/1 priced Ut Majeur Aulmes finished just a neck behind Baby King in second place, followed by 9/2 third-favourite Duke Of Navan in third place and 8/1 priced Workbench in fourth.

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