Silver Cross Handicap Hurdle

The Silver Cross Handicap Hurdle is a Class A Listed hurdles race run on the opening day of the annual Aintree Festival. The race is run over a distance of 2 miles 4 furlongs over Aintree racecourse and is open to 4-year-old and above hurdlers.

Punters looking at Silver Cross Handicap Hurdle betting should consider laying the antepost favourite. If you’re intent on backing an entry in this race, steer clear of entries carrying more than 10st 9lbs and horses over the age of 6. Winners often come home at long odds, which means placing a spread of each-way bets on long shot entries can pay dividends.