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Aintree Liverpool NHS Day

The Grand National Festival is an incredible three-day horse racing event that is hosted by Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, Merseyside every Spring.

Made world-famous by its showpiece event, The Randox Health Grand National, the event offers 21 elite horse races across its three days and dishes out millions of pounds in prize money to the competitors every year.

Each day has its own high-value featured race, with The Betway Aintree Hurdle on Liverpool NHS Day, The Marsh Steeple Chase on Ladies Day and, of course, The Grand National Steeple Chase on Grand National Day.

SSS Super Alloys Manifesto Novices’ Chase Odds

Doom Bar Anniversary 4-Y-O Juvenile Hurdle Odds

Betway Bowl Chase Odds

Betway Aintree Hurdle Odds

Rose Paterson Randox Foxhunters’ Open Hunters’ Chase Odds

Close Brothers Red Rum Handicap Chase Odds

Goffs UK Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open NH Flat Race Odds

Day One of The Grand National Festival at Aintree will be known as The Randox Liverpool’s NHS Day and it will take place on Thursday the 8th of April 2021.

The Merseyrail Manifesto Novices’ Steeple Chase

The first race of Liverpool NHS Day 2021 during The Grand National meeting at Aintree will be The Merseyrail Manifesto Novices’ Steeple Chase, beginning at 13:45.

Open to horses aged five years old and above, this Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase for novices covers a race distance of 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 200 yards and features sixteen fences for the novice jumpers to clear.

A purse of £100,000 is on the line which is to be shared proportionately amongst the first four race finishers in the following fashion:

1st place – £56,130

2nd place – £21,110

3rd place – £10,550

4th place – £5,270

The Doom Bar Anniversary 4YO Juvenile Hurdle

The second race to take place on Liverpool NHS Day during Aintree’s Grand National meeting 2021 will be The Doom Bar Anniversary 4YO Juvenile Hurdle at 14:20.

Open exclusively to horses aged four years old, this Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race stretches 2 miles and 209 yards of the Mildmay course of Aintree, featuring nine hurdles to be jumped.

£100,000 is again available to the four winning competitors, with each of the first four positions to be fought for:

1st place – £56,130

2nd place – £21,110

3rd place – £10,550

4th place – £5,270

The Betway Bowl Steeple Chase

Race three of Aintree’s Liverpool NHS Day at The Grand National Festival 2021 will be The Betway Bowl Steeple Chase, commencing at 14:50.

Open to horses aged at least 5 years old, this Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase runs 3 miles and 210 yards of Aintree’s Mildmay racecourse and features nineteen fences for the elite horses and their jockeys to navigate.

The Betway Bowl Steeple Chase offers a purse of £200,000, which is split between the first four horses to successfully complete the race, depending on their positions:

1st place – £112,260

2nd place – £42,220

3rd place – £21,100

4th place – £10,540

The Betway Aintree Hurdle

The race that takes place right in the centre of Liverpool NHS Day’s fixture list during the Grand National meeting at Aintree is The Betway Aintree Hurdle, beginning at 15:25.

Open to horses aged four years old and above, this Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race measures a distance of 2 miles and 4 furlongs and consists of eleven hurdles along its track on the Mildmay course at Aintree.

As the featured race of the day, the prize pool for this race is the highest at a grand total of £250,000, which is shared between the horses in the following manner:

1st place – £140,325

2nd place – £52,775

3rd place – £26,375

4th place – £13,175

The Rose Paterson Randox Health Foxhunters’ Steeple Chase

The first race of the second half of Aintree Liverpool NHS Day at the Grand National meeting will be The Rose Paterson Randox Health Foxhunters’ Steeple Chase, starting at 16:05.

Run on the Grand National racecourse, this Class 2 National Hunt steeplechase measures 2 miles, 5 furlongs and 19 yards in distance and features the iconic fences of The Grand National.

The first four horses to successfully complete the race will win a share of the £45,000 purse in the following portions:

1st place – £26,685

2nd place – £8,379

3rd place – £4,190

4th place – £2,092

The Betway Red Rum Handicap Steeple Chase

The penultimate race of The Randox Liverpool’s NHS Day at Aintree during The Grand National Festival will be The Betway Red Rum Handicap Steeple Chase, beginning at 16:40.

Open to horses aged at least 5 years old, this Grade 3, Class 1 National Hunt handicap steeplechase runs a total course distance of 1 mile, 7 furlongs and 176 yards and consists of just twelve fences for the competitors to leap.

The purse for this race is £90,000, which goes to whichever four horses can be the first to successfully pass the final post. Payments per position are as follows:

1st place – £50,517

2nd place – £18,999

3rd place – £9,495

4th place – £4,743

The Goffs Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open NH Flat Race

The final race of Day One at Aintree’s Grand National meeting will be The Goffs Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open NH Flat Race, commencing at 17:15.

Open to fillies and mares between and including the ages of four and six years old, this Grade 2, Class 1 National Hunt flat race involves a total running distance of 2 miles and 209 yards.

The final prize pool of Liverpool NHS Day will be £45,000, shared proportionately between the first four placed horses in the following fashion:

1st place – £25,322

2nd place – £9,540

3rd place – £4,774

4th place – £2,385

News

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Odds

Odds on fixtures that are a part of The Grand National meeting at Aintree are some of the most generously priced of the entire National Hunt racing calendar.

With such a huge amount of attention on the races at The Grand National, online betting sites know they need to offer competitive prices in order to secure their proportion of custom from punters that plan to gamble on these particular races.

Odds on horses at the last edition of Liverpool NHS Day were as high as 100/1 at the best betting sites with a total of 9 examples of this price across the 7 races.

The biggest upset on Liverpool NHS Day last time out was 14/1 outsider Top Wood in The Randox Health Foxhunters’ Open Hunters’ Chase, ridden by jockey Tabitha Worsley and trained by Kelly Morgan.

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