The stunning grey Snow Leopardess (4-1 fav) made history at Aintree at the weekend by becoming the first mare to win the Grade Three Becher Handicap Chase over the Grand National fences, but unless her doting breeder has a major change of heart, it’s highly unlikely we’ll see her line up in the 2022 Grand […]

Run over the same fences as the National at Aintree Racecourse, this is a race that really excites National hunt fans. Often seen as a preview to the big race, this is where punters get to see some of the Grand National hopefuls in action. For 2021 the race will take place on Saturday, December […]

The Becher Chase 2019 is a highly anticipated race. Run over the same fences as the Grand National, this is where a lot of trainers send their runners as a mini-test for the big event. Sure, not all Becher Chase runners will even get a Grand National entry but those that do well always create […]

The 2018 Becher Chase entries have been whittled down with 18 still in contention. The race, which is run over the same Grand National fences, is always a big attraction. Plenty of trainers and connections see it as a way of testing their horses stamina over the course. Also a handicapped race, the top weight […]

It may have been the coldest Becher Chase Day on record since its inaugural running in 1992 but there were plenty of Grand National pointers to take out of an excellent days racing at the Merseyside track. On an afternoon which saw the only fixture outside of the Grand National Festival to have horses running […]

Not only is the annual Becher Chase run over the Grand National fences but for the next three years it will also have the same sponsor with Randox Health agreeing a three-year deal starting next month. Dr Peter FitzGerald, founder and managing director of Randox Health, said: “We’re delighted to sponsor the Becher Chase, which […]