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Aintree Becher Chase

The William Hill Becher Chase is the final meeting of the calendar year to take place at Aintree Racecourse on the first weekend of December every year.

This astonishing single-day event offers an exquisite seven-race card which includes The Becher Chase which acts as an early-season practice run of The Grand National Steeple Chase.

The 2021 edition of The William Hill Becher Chase is scheduled to take place at Aintree on Saturday the 4th of December 2021. Gates open at 9:45 am.

The William Hill Extra Place Races Every Day Novices Hurdle

The William Hill Extra Place Races Every Day Novices Hurdle is a Grade 3, Class 1 National Hunt hurdle race for novices that opens The Aintree Becher Chase annually every December.

Open to horses aged five years old and above, The William Hill Extra Place Races Every Day Novices Hurdle runs a track distance of 2 miles and 209 yards and features a number of hurdles for the novices to negotiate.

15/2 joint third-favourite Straw Fan Jack win this race last December, ridden by jockey Richard Johnson and trained by Sheila Lewis. 8/11 race favourite Dargiannini finished in second place in a race contested by 6 runners and completed by all.

The William Hill Extra Place Races Every Day Novices Hurdle will commence an excellent day of racing at 11:45 on Saturday the 4th of December 2021.

The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Handicap Steeple Chase

The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Handicap Steeple Chase is a Class 3 National Hunt handicap steeplechase that takes place during The William Hill Becher Chase meeting at Aintree every December.

Open to horses aged four years and above, The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Handicap Steeple Chase measures a course distance of 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 200 yards and features a number of fences for the competitors to navigate.

12/1 outsider Clan Legend won this race last time out, ridden by jockey Danny McMenamin and trained by Nick Alexander. 3/1 race favourite Quoi De Neuf finished in sixth place in a race contested by 13 runners and completed by 10.

The Follow WillHillRacing on Twitter Handicap Steeple Chase will commence at 12:20 on Saturday the 4th of December 2021.

The William Hill Play Responsibly Handicap Hurdle Race

The William Hill Play Responsibly Handicap Hurdle Race is a Class 2 National Hunt handicap hurdle race that will be the third race of The William Hill Becher Chase meeting at Aintree 2021.

Open to horses aged 4 years and above, The William Hill Play Responsibly Handicap Hurdle Race runs a course distance of 2 miles and 4 furlongs and features a number of high hurdles for the horses to negotiate.

5/1 joint second-favourite Kateson won this race in December 2020, ridden by jockey Tom Scudamore and trained by Tom Lacey. 7/2 race favourite Mint Condition finished in fourth place in a race contested by 11 runners and completed by all.

The William Hill Play Responsibly Handicap Hurdle Race will begin at 12:55 on Saturday the 4th of December 2021.

The William Hill Becher Handicap Steeple Chase

The William Hill Becher Handicap Steeple Chase is the main event of the William Hill Becher Chase meeting, held annually at Aintree Racecourse every December.

£120,000 is up for grabs in this astonishing race and only the first four finishers will receive a share. To do so, they will need to run the 3 mile, 1 furlong and 188 yard Grand National course length and hurdle the 30 fences that stand in their way.

Vieux Lion Rouge was the first place finisher in this race last year with a starting price of 12/1, ridden by jockey Conor O’Farrell and trained by David Pipe. 5/1 joint-favourite Le Breuil finished in third place in a race contested by 14 runners and only completed by 8.

The William Hill Becher Handicap Steeple Chase will begin at 13:30 on Saturday the 4th of December 2021.

The WilliamHill.com Best Odds Guaranteed Fillies Juvenile Hurdle Race

The WilliamHill.com Best Odds Guaranteed Fillies Juvenile Hurdle Race is a Class 1, listed National Hunt hurdle race that takes place immediately after the main event at Aintree’s Becher Chase meeting every December.

Open to fillies aged just three years old, The WilliamHill.com Best Odds Guaranteed Fillies Juvenile Hurdle Race has a course length of 2 miles and 209 yards and features a number of hurdles for the young ladies to jump.

14/1 outsider Talking About You won this race last December, ridden by jockey Harry Bannister and trained by Sean Curren. 5/4 race favourite Megan finished in third place in a race contested by 11 runners and completed by 9.

The WilliamHill.com Best Odds Guaranteed Fillies Juvenile Hurdle Race will commence at 14:05 on Saturday the 4th of December 2021.

The William Hill Many Clouds Steeple Chase

The William Hill Many Clouds Steeple Chase is a Grade 2, Class 1 National Hunt steeplechase that serves as the penultimate race of The Aintree Becher Chase meeting every December.

A purse of £50,000 is waiting to be dished out to the first four finishing horses to run the 3 mile and 210-yard course length, clearing every fence in their path.

16/1 unlikely Lake View Lad won this race in 2020, ridden by jockey Brian Hughes and trained by Nick Alexander. 13/8 race favourite Santini finished in second place in a race contested by 5 runners and completed by all.

The William Hill Many Clouds Steeple Chase will commence at 14:40 on Saturday the 4th of December 2021.

The William Hill Grand Sefton Handicap Steeple Chase

The William Hill Grand Sefton Handicap Steeple Chase is a Class 2 National Hunt handicap steeplechase that annually concludes The Becher Chase meeting at Aintree.

Taking place on the Grand National racecourse, The William Hill Grand Sefton Handicap Steeple Chase runs a race distance of 2 miles, 5 furlongs and 19 yards and features the 30 iconic birch-clad fences of The Grand National.

20/1 outsider Beau Bay won this race at Aintree last December, ridden by jockey Charlie Hammond and trained by Dr Richard Newland. 5/1 race favourite Didero Vallis finished all the way back in eighth place in a race contested by 18 runners and completed by 13.

The William Hill Grand Sefton Handicap Steeple Chase will conclude The William Hill Becher Chase meeting at 15:15 on Saturday the 4th of December 2021.

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Odds

Odds for The William Hill Grand Sefton Handicap Steeple Chase, just like any other race at any other meeting hosted by Aintree racecourse, are always lucratively generous.

Odds were as high as 250/1 were seen at this meeting last time out, with the biggest upset of the occasion being 20/1 Beau Bay in The William Hill Grand Sefton Handicap Steeple Chase itself, ridden by jockey Charlie Hammond and trained by Dr Richard Newland.

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