Foxhunters Chase Odds
Foxhunters Chase Odds
The Foxhunters Chase at Aintree is always a cracking contest as the amateur riders get their chance over the famous obstacles and we will have all the betting for the race will be on this page.
Day 1 - Thursday 3rd April 2020 - 4.05pm - Foxhunters' Steeple Chase - Class 2 - 2m5f
The odds will be here when available...
Foxhunters Chase Tips
The Grand National meeting is always tough for punters but we will be looking to help with our selection for the big race going to be right here when the final field is known.
What is the Aintree Foxhunters Chase?
The Foxhunters Chase at aintree is one of the best races pf the entire season for the amateur riders over the famous Grand National fences.
The race itself is run over a trip of 2m5f at the Liverpool venue and alongside the Hunter Chase at the Cheltenahm Festival, forms the biggest two races of the season for the amateur jockeys. Some regard the Aintree race to be the bigger of the two as the less well known riders n the sport get their one chance to ride the most famous obstacles in the sport.
The history of the Foxhunters Chase
The race has a long and interesting history with 1947 the first time the race was run.
Initially it was run over the full distance of the Grand National but has been shortened since and now tends to be run on the first day of the famous fixture in April.
We have seen some legendary winners of the race with older horses tending to get the better of their younger opponents. Most punters will remember Tartan Snow claiming the win in 2013 at the age of 13 for trainer Stuart Coltherd and jockey Jamie Hamilton.
What happened in the 2019 Foxhunters Chase?
We saw another cracking edition of the race in 2019 with the best hunter chasers in the sport flying over the big fences and we saw a very good winner in the form of Top Wood.
Jockey Tabitha Worsley gave the winner a peach of a ride as she pulled two lengths clear of the well fancied Burning Ambition who was an 11/2 shot on the day ridden by Derek O'Connor.
Recent winners of the Aintree Foxhunters Chase
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Who is the most iconic winner of the Foxhunters Chase?
We have seen some excellent winners of this race down the years with Katarino one that springs to mind with his two wins in 2005 and 2006 fresh in the memory.
It is Credit Call though who sits top of the tree with three wins to his name in the 1970s and he will be remembered as one of the greatest of all time in the division. Any horse that can come back to the race fit and well three times is a top quality animal, let alone win it three times, so there is no doubt that Credit Call is an iconic horse.
Are there any trials for for the Aintree Foxhunters Chase?
There are a number of hunter chase races around the UK and Ireland to follow through the season and that will give punters an idea of the potential runners. It is also advisable to keep a close eye on the Cheltenham Festival Foxhunters Chase with a number of those horses likely to run at Aintree as well.
Who is the most successful jockey in the Foxhunters Chase?
Sam Waley-Cohen has a remarkable record over the Grand National fences and sits top of the tree here with three wins to his name. The Gold Cup winning rider has won the race on Katarino (2005 and 2006) and Warne (2014) at the time of writing.
Who is the most successful trainer in the Foxhunters Chase?
Arthur Stephenson loved this race with four wins at Aintree during his career - Sea Knight (1963 and 1965) and Credit Call (1972 and 1975) were the horses to win for Stephenson.