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Aintree

8th December 2018
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top class racing

 

Don't miss out on an afternoon of top class racing featuring two races over the iconic Grand National fences.

The Becher Chase Day is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in a pre-Christmas, live sporting event at one of the world’s most iconic racecourses, Aintree. For those who love The Grand National Festival, the Becher Chase is the only other chance to see some of the sport’s heavyweights battle over the well-known fences such as Becher’s Brook, Canal Turn and Valentine’s.

 

The Christmas spirit won't be lost on the day. Santa* will be visiting McCoy's to say hello to young and old, whilst our community choir perform festive classics from around the Christmas tree. The Wheel of Fortune will be back so you can win spot prizes for free. 


If you haven't bought your Grand National tickets yet, make sure you pay a visit to our dedicated selling booth, again in McCoy's, and you can take away your tickets there and then, all wrapped up in their Grand National wallet and perfectly tied with a bow! 

*Santa will be roaming on the day and available for selfie moments only. Please note, there will not be a grotto at Aintree on Becher Chase day.

 

Ticket Sales

Tickets are no longer available to purchase online, but don't worry, you can still purchase tickets on the gate.

 

On the gate tickets available from £27

Event Schedule

Start Times

Race

Distance

Televised

10:00am

GATES OPEN

11:55am

The Betway Heed Your Hunch Novices’ Hurdle (Class 3)

2m 1f 

12:25pm

The Betway Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 3)

2m 4f

13:00pm

The Merseyrail Handicap Hurdle (Class 2)

2m 4f 

13:30pm

The Becher Handicap Steeple Chase (Gd 3)

3m 2f

ITV 4

14:05pm

The Betway Many Clouds Steeple Chase (Gd 2)

3m 1f

ITV 4

14:40pm

The Betway Fillies’ Juvenile Hurdle (Listed)

2m 1f

ITV 4

15:15pm

The Betway Grand Sefton Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)

2m 5f 

ITV 4

The Going

Official Going  Mildmay and Hurdle - Soft National - Soft, Heavy at Canal Turn
GoingStick  Mildmay 4.5 Hurdle 4.7 National 4.4 at 1.15pm on Friday

Raceday Style

What to wear

 

Aintree is a spectacle of colour all year round, with many using their trip to the racecourse as a chance to showcase their favourite raceday outfits.

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RACECOURSE MAP

FIND YOUR BEARINGS

 

Familiarise yourself with the iconic Aintree Racecourse prior to your arrival

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Directions and Parking

How to find us

 

Aintree Racecourse is located on the A59, just one mile from the M57 and M58, which link the M62 and M6. Follow the A59 to Liverpool and the yellow/tourism signs as you approach the racecourse for routes to the car parks.

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Tickets

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The Race On App

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