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The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle

The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle will be the final race that is run for Ladies Day at The Grand National Meeting 2021, having usually served as the conclusion of Grand National Day.

Ladies Day is the second day of The Grand National Festival, a three-day National Hunt horse racing meeting that offers a total of 21 magnificent hurdles, steeplechases and flat races.

Each of the three days, Liverpool NHS Day, Ladies Day and Grand National Day offers a seven-race card including a prestigious feature race.

The featured races of The Grand National Festival are The Betway Aintree Hurdle on Day One, The Marsh Steeple Chase on Day Two and The Grand National Steeple Chase on Day Three.

The Grand National 2021 is scheduled to take place on Thursday the 8th, Friday the 9th and Saturday the 10th of April. 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 Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle is a Class 2 National Hunt handicap hurdle race for conditional jockeys and amateur riders that will serve as the final race of Ladies Day at The Grand National Festival 2021.

Contended by horses aged four years old and above, The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle runs 2 miles and 103 yards of Aintree Racecourse and features a number of hurdles along its path of the Mildmay Course.

Last time out, the prize pool for The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle was £50,000, which was shared proportionately between the first four horses to complete the race. Here’s how much is assigned to each placement position:

1st place – £30,950

2nd place – £9,190

3rd place – £4,595

4th place – £2,290

The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle will conclude Ladies Day at The Grand National Festival at 17:15 on Friday the 9th of April 2021.

Runners

The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle usually consists of a fairly large field of runners who are all focused and determined on making this final race of Ladies Day all about themselves.

In a race contested by 19 runners, here are the top 10 finishers, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race on Ladies Day during the Grand National meeting at Aintree Racecourse last time out in 2019 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

1st place – Chief Justice (GB) – 13/2 starting price – ridden by jockey Jamie Codd and trained by Gordon Elliott

2nd place – Thistimenextyear (GB) – 6/1 starting price – ridden by jockey Darragh O’Keeffe and trained by Richard Spencer

3rd place – Nietzsche (GB) – 20/1 starting price – ridden by jockey Danny McMenamin and trained by Brian Ellison

4th place – Lord Yeats (GB) – 10/3 starting price – ridden by jockey Thomas Dowson and trained by Jedd O’Keeffe

5th place – Flashing Glance (GB) – 10/1 starting price – ridden by jockey Stan Sheppard and trained by Tom Lacey

6th place – Scheu Time (IRE) – 6/1 starting price – ridden by jockey Jonjo O’Neill Jr and trained by J Nash

7th place – Whatmore (GB) – 14/1 starting price – ridden by jockey Harry Teal and trained by Henry Daly

8th place – Chieftain’s Choice (IRE) – 50/1 starting price – ridden by jockey Kieron Edgar and trained by Kevin Frost

9th place – West To The Bridge (IRE) – 15/2 starting price – ridden by jockey William Marshall and trained by Dan Skelton

10th place – Prairie Town (IRE) – 25/1 starting price – ridden by jockey Patrick Cowley and trained by Tony Carroll

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Odds

Odds on the last edition of The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle ranged from 9/2 for the joint race-favourites Frodon and Dell’ Arca up to 50/1 on this race’s longest outsider Chieftain’s Choice.

This race was won by 16/1 outsider Ivan Grozny, who turned £10 outright backing stakes into £170 in returns, £160 in profits for those that had faith in the unlikely lad.

Previous Runners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle 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 Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle last time out on Grand National Day of The Grand National Festival was 13/2 priced Chief Justice, ridden by jockey Jamie Codd and trained by Gordon Elliott.

6/1 priced Thistimenextyear finished just a head behind Chief Justice in second place, followed by 20/1 outsider Nietzsche in third place and 10/3 race favourite Lord Yeats in fourth.

2018

At The Grand National Festival 2018, the winner of The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle was 12/1 outsider Havana Beat, ridden by jockey James Nixon and trained by Tony Carroll.

Equally priced contender dear Sire finished 10 lengths behind Havana Beat in second place, followed by 7/1 priced Sternrubin in third place and 25/1 outsider All Set To Go in fourth.

2017

8/1 priced Chesterfield won The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle at Aintree Racecourse in 2017, ridden by jockey Daniel Sansom and trained by Seamus Mullins.

16/1 outsiders Chieftain’s Choice and Zalvados finished in second and third place respectively, followed by big 50/1 outsider Raise A Spark in fourth place.

2016

Back in 2016, the winner of The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle at The Grand National meeting was 16/1 outsider Ivan Grozny, ridden by jockey Danny Mullins and trained by Willie Mullins.

7/1 priced Automated finished 8 lengths behind Ivan Grozny in second place, followed by 10/1 priced Bigmartre in third place and 12/1 outsider Boite in fourth.