Aintree’s evening of racing provides an awe-inspiring spectacle for all in attendance on a delightfully warm Spring evening every May.
Seven spectacular races are on show for The Evening Racing at Aintree, featuring a concoction of elite horses, talented jockeys and experienced trainers, ensuring a top-drawer horse racing occasion every year.
This year’s edition of The Evening Racing at Aintree is scheduled to take place on Friday the 14th of May 2021. Offering a splendid seven-race card featuring a variety of race types, this is the final National Hunt meeting held at Aintree before the summer break.
The Join Racing TV Now Mares’ Handicap Hurdle
The Join Racing TV Now Mares’ Handicap Hurdle is a Class 4 National Hunt handicap hurdle race that is run at Aintree for their Evening Racing every May.
Competing mares will need to run a distance of 2 miles and 4 furlongs along Aintree’s Racecourse whilst navigating a number of hurdles for a chance at a share of the £9,868 purse.
The winner of The Join Racing TV Now Mares’ Handicap Hurdle last time out was 18/1 outsider Included, ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Alastair Ralph. 5/2 race favourite Ratoute Yutty finished a head behind second-place in third in a race that was contended by 12 runners.
The Join Racing TV Now Mares’ Handicap Hurdle will begin at 17:35 on Friday the 14th of May 2021.
The racingtv.com Handicap Chase
The racingtv.com Handicap Chase is a Class 3 National Hunt steeplechase that features on the seven-race card of Aintree’s Racing Evening each year.
The participating jockeys will need to guide their steeds along a course distance of 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 200 yards, negotiating a number of fences that have been placed in their path.
The last edition of the racingtv.com Handicap Chase was won by 5/2 second-favourite Casablanca Mix, ridden by jockey Nico De Boinville and trained by Nicky Henderson. 2/1 race favourite Value At Risk finished in third place in a race only contested by 6 runners.
The Follow RacingTV On Twitter Handicap Hurdle
The Follow RacingTV On Twitter Handicap Hurdle is a Class 2 National Hunt handicap hurdle that is run on the Mildmay course of Aintree for The Evening Racing every Spring.
Participants are required to run 2 miles and 4 furlongs of Aintree’s Racecourse and jump a number of hurdles for a chance to win a share of the £20,000 prize pool.
The winner of The Follow RacingTV On Twitter Handicap Hurdle last time it was run in 2019 was 6/1 joint third-favourite Irish Roe, ridden by jockey Henry Brooke and trained by Peter Atkinson. 2/1 race favourite Neverbeen To Paris finished in 5th place in a race contested by 7 runners.
Madness Playing At Aintree Novices’ Hurdle
The Madness Playing At Aintree Novices’ Hurdle is a Class 4 National Hunt novices hurdle race that is run as part of Aintree’s Evening Racing every May.
This excellent race involves a distance of just 2 miles and 209 yards and features a number of hurdles for the novice participants to leap in their efforts to win a share of the £8,000 purse.
In 2019, the winner of The Madness Playing At Aintree Novices’ Hurdle race was 7/4 joint-favourite Ferrobin, ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton. The equally priced Santini finished just a neck behind the leader in second-place in a race that was contested by just four runners.
The Cleanevent Handicap Chase
The Cleanevent Handicap Chase is a Class 2 National Hunt handicap steeplechase that is run on Aintree’s exquisite racecourse every year for The Evening Racing.
For a chance to win a share of this race’s £25,000 prize pool, competing horses must run a track length of 3 miles and 210 yards while jumping a series of high fences.
4/1 joint second-favourite Minella Daddy won The Cleanevent Handicap Chase last time out, ridden by jockey Sean Bowen and trained by Peter Bowen. 6/4 race favourite finished 15 lengths behind the leader in third-place in a race that was contested by 6 runners.
The Every Race Live On Racing TV Handicap Hurdle
The Every Race Live On Racing TV Handicap Hurdle is a Class 3 National Hunt handicap hurdle race that features on the fixture list of Aintree’s Evening Races near Liverpool every year.
£13,800 is on the line for the competitors as they hurtle around 3 miles and 149 yards of Aintree’s prestigious racecourse, jumping a number of hurdles that stand in their way.
In 2019, The Every Race Live On Racing TV Handicap Hurdle was won by popular 11/4 hopeful Follow The Bear, ridden by jockey Jeremiah McGrath and trained by Nicky Henderson.
The Goffs UK Spring Sale P2P Bumper Standard NH Flat Race
The final race of Aintree’s Evening Racing 2021 will be Goffs UK Spring Sale P2P Bumper Standard, a Class 3 National Hunt flat race that is run during this event annually.
With no obstacles standing in their way, amateur riders will need to race 2 miles and 209 yards of Aintree Racecourse and finish in a top-four position for a share of this race’s £10,000 purse.
The last time this race was run, 4/1 race favourite Garry Clermont took the first-place prize, ridden by jockey Tom O’Brien and trained by Jonjo O’Neill. All eleven of this race’s starting runners successfully crossed the finish line.
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Odds on horses competing at Aintree’s Evening Racing are always generous, just like any other National Hunt meetings hosted by Aintree’s world-class racecourse.
Aintree Evening Racing 2019’s lowest-priced winner was 7/4 Ferrobin who finished just a neck in front of his equally priced joint-favourite Santini in The Madness Playing At Aintree Novices’ Hurdle.
2019’s highest-priced winner was 18/1 Included, who finished 2 places and a length and a half ahead of 5/2 race favourite Ratoute Yutty.
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