Champion Standard Open Flat Race

The Champion Standard Open Flat race is the most important national hunt flat race run at the annual Aintree Festival. The race is run over a distance of 2 miles 1 furlong, and features racehorses between the ages of 4 and 6.

The Champion Standard Open Flat Race has been run since 1987. In 1995 the race acquired Group 2 status, making it one of the national hunt flat race highlights of the season. The race is considered to be the sequel to the Cheltenham Festival’s Champion Bumper.

Aintree - Aintree
Weatherbys Private Banking Champion Standard Open NH Flat Race (Grade 2) (Class 1) National Hunt Flat - 17:45
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Bringithomeminty 4 5 9/2 5 5 5 11/2
Modus 5 5 5 11/2 11/2 11/2 5
Ordo Ab Chao 15/2 7 7 8 8 7 8
Battle Born 10 9 8 10 10 10 10
Puisque Tu Pars 8 9 15/2 9 8 9 8
Ballybolley 14 14 12 16 16 14 16
Our Kaempfer 12 12 12 12 12 12 14
Aqalim 14 14 12 14 14 14 12
Clondaw Banker 18 14 14 12 12 16 10
Relic Rock 16 14 14 12 14 12 14
Mccabe Creek 25 20 16 20 20 20 20
Celtic Agent 25 16 18 20 20 20 16
Fly Home Harry 33 33 25 33 25 33 25
Beatu 33 33 28 25 25 25 25
Royal Supreme 33 40 33 33 33 33 22
Hurricane Hollow 33 40 28 33 33 33 33
Uncle Muf 40 40 33 33 33 33 40
Hunters Hoof 66 50 40 33 33 33 28
Aiaam Al Namoos 50 50 50 50 40 33 50
It's High Time 66 66 50 33 50 33 28

Champion Flat Race Betting & Trends

Age: 4, 5 and 6-years-olds are equally represented in the Champion Standard Open Flat Race.

Odds: The Champion Standard Open Flat Race is prone to upsets, with winners routinely coming home priced over 50/1. During the past 5 years the antepost favourite has won the race once and winners have been priced anywhere from 6/5 to 66/1.

Jockey: No jockey has retained the Champion Standard Open Flat Race title.

Trainer: Nigel Twiston-Davies is the only trainer to have trained two Champion Standard Open Flat Race winners.

Champion Standard Open Flat Race Tip: Take advantage of the low odds offered on the antepost favourite in this race and lay this horse at a betting Exchange. Otherwise consider a spread of place bets on long-shot entries.

Champion Standard Open Flat Race Winners

National hunt flat racehorses rarely go on to achieve greater things in the sport. The quality of entries in this race is mediocre, and it is primarily of interest to punters due to its tendency to produce upsets, rather than the talent on display.