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The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race will be the final race of The Grand National Festival 2021 at Aintree Racecourse.

The Grand National Festival is a three-day National Hunt horse racing meeting that offers a total of 21 hurdles, steeplechases and flat races with a featured race on each day.

The featured race of Liverpool NHS Day is The Betway Aintree Hurdle, the featured race of Ladies Day is The Marsh Steeple Chase and the featured race of Grand National Day is The Radox Grand National Steeple Chase.

The Aintree Grand National will take place on Thursday the 8th, Friday the 9th and Saturday the 10th of April 2021. For all of The Grand National Festival’s news and ticket information, sign up for The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

About The Race

The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race is a Grade 2 National Hunt flat race that serves as the final race of Grand National Day.

Open to horses aged between and including four and six years old, The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race runs 2 miles and 209 yards of Aintree Racecourse and features no obstacles as standard in a National Hunt flat race.

£40,000 was in the prize pot last time out, with the following amounts assigned to each placement position:

1st place – £22,508

2nd place – £8,480

3rd place – £4,244

4th place – £2,120

The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race will begin at 16:20 on Saturday the 10th of April 2021 as the final race of The Grand National Festival.

Runners

The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race features young horses that may not have yet proven themselves but will certainly be keen to do so in this race that concludes The Grand National Festival. 

The horses may be young, but the jockeys and trainers are some of the most experienced and successful in National Hunt horse racing.

Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race on Grand National Day during the Grand National meeting at Aintree Racecourse last time out in 2019 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

  1. Ebony Jewel (IRE) – sixth-place finish – 11/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Lucy Alexander and trained by Nick Alexander
  2. Malystic (GB) – tenth-place finish – 50/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Henry Brooke and trained by Peter Niven
  3. Master Debonair (GB) – fifth-place finish – 8/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey James Bowen and trained by Colin Tizzard
  4. Mcfabulous (IRE) – first-place finish – 2/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Harry Cobden and trained by Paul Nicholls
  5. Montego Grey (FR) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 11-4 – no jockey assigned – trained by Dan Skelton
  6. Onthefrontfoot (IRE) – ninth-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Brian Hughes and trained by Donald McCain Jr
  7. Sidi Ismael (FR) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 10-12 – assigned jockey Billy Garritty and trained by Keith Dalgleish
  8. Thebannerkingrebel (IRE) – second-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Gavin Sheehan and trained by Jamie Snowden
  9. The Cob (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Nico De Boinville and trained by Ben Pauling
  10. Santa Rossa (IRE) – third-place finish – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-1 – ridden by jockey Finian Maguire and trained by Dermot McLoughlin
  11. Adjourned (GB) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 10-12 – assigned jockey David Bass and trained by Kim Bailey
  12. Blackhillsofdakota (IRE) – eleventh-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Rachael Blackmore and trained by James Halley
  13. Book Of Invasions (IRE) – eighth-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Paddy Brennan and trained by John Ryan
  14. Dewcup (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 8/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Ruby Walsh and trained by Ted Walsh
  15. Hazm (IRE) – Pulled Up – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Alan Johns and trained by Tim Vaughan

Tips

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Odds

Odds on The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race last time out ranged between 9/4 for the race favourite Ballyandy and 100 for the longest outsiders which applied to three competitors, with one of them, The Minch, managing a third-place finish.

The winner of this edition of The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race was 15/2 priced Bacardys, who turned £10 outright backing bets into £85 in returns, £75 in profits.

Previous Runners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race during the Grand National meeting, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

(2020 meeting abandoned due to the Coronavirus pandemic)

2019

The winner of The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race last time out at Aintree was 2/1 race favourite Mcfabulous, ridden by jockey Harry Cobden and trained by Paul Nicholls.

14/1 outsider Thebannerkingrebel finished just a length behind the leader in second place, followed by 3/1 second-favourite Santa Rossa in third place and 8/1 priced Dewcup in fourth.

2018

In 2018, the winner of The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race on Grand National Day was 25/1 outsider Portrush Ted, ridden by jockey Gavin Sheehan and trained by Warren Greatrex.

16/1 priced Kateson finished three and a quarter lengths behind Portrush Ted in second place, followed by 33/1 outsider Harambe in third place and 28/1 outsider Al Dancer in fourth.

2017

33/1 Lalor won The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race at The Grand National Festival 2017, ridden by jockey Richard Johnson and trained by Richard Woollacott.

18/1 priced outsider Enniscoffey Oscar finished two and a half lengths behind Lalor in second place, followed by 6/1 priced Western Ryder in third place and 4/1 race favourite If The Cap Fits in fourth.

2016

Back in 2016, the winner of The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race at The Aintree Grand National was 15/2 priced Bacardys, ridden by jockey Patrick Mullins and trained by Willie Mullins.

7/2 second-favourite Battleford finished just half a length behind Bacardys in second place, followed by 100/1 outsider The Minch in third place and 9/4 race favourite Ballyandy in fourth.

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