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The Spinal Injuries Association Remembering Mark Vestey Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race

The Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race is run at Cheltenham Racecourse every year for the annual April Meeting, which takes place just several weeks after the conclusion of The Cheltenham Festival.

The April Meeting is an exhilarating event on the National Hunt horse racing calendar that takes place over two days every April, each with a seven-race card and a featured race. Thousands of spectators make their way to Cheltenham, Gloucestershire for this thrilling event that offers 14 unique races.

The Cure Parkinson’s and Hambo Foundation Silver Trophy Steeple Chase on Day One and The EBF Mares’ Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase Finale on Day Two are the two featured, higher-value races of The Cheltenham April Meeting, both beginning at 14:40 on their respective days.

The Spinal Injuries Association Remembering Mark Vestey Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race will be the fifth race of Day Two at The April Meeting 2021.

About the Race

The Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race is a Class 1, Grade 3 juvenile handicap hurdle race that takes place on Day Two of The April Meeting at Cheltenham Racecourse every year.

This National Hunt hurdle race is 2 miles and 179 yards in length, open to fillies aged four years old, featuring a small number of fences to hurdle.

The participants of The Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race compete for a share of the £40,000 prize pool, which sees £22,780 go to the first-place finisher. Each placement is to fight for, with £8,548 assigned to second-place, £4,280 assigned to third and £2,132 assigned to fourth.

The Class 1, Grade 3 Spinal Injuries Association Remembering Mark Vestey Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race will take place at 16:25 on Thursday the 15th of April 2021.

Runners

The impressive horses that compete in The Spinal Injuries Association Remembering Mark Vestey Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race provide intense competition for every placement spot year after year.

Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race the last time it was contested back in 2019 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

  1. Miranda (IRE) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 11-12 – jockey N/A – trained by Paul Nicholls
  2. Havingagoodtime (GB) – first-place finish – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-10 – ridden by jockey Rachael Blackmore and trained by Henry De Bromhead
  3. Via Delle Volte (GB) – second-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-5 – ridden by jockey Thomas O’Brien and trained by Tom Lacey
  4. Colour Me In (IRE) – sixth-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Jonathon Burke and trained by Thomas Mullins
  5. Lady Camelot (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 9/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-1 – ridden by jockey Sean Quinlan and trained by Patrick Kirby
  6. Tazka (FR) – eighth-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-1 – ridden by jockey Jamie Moore and trained by Gary Moore
  7. Miss Mumtaz (IRE) – ninth-place finish – 8/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Tom O’Brien and trained by Ian Williams
  8. So Enjoy (IRE) – third-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-7 – ridden by jockey David Mullins and trained by James Nash
  9. Pilgrim Soul (GB) – seventh-place finish – 13/2 starting price – weighing in at 10-3 – ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Kerry Lee
  10. Yamuna River (GB) – tenth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey Sean Bowen and trained by Chris Gordon
  11. Emily Webb (GB) – fourth-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey  Harry Bannister and trained by Alex Hales

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Odds

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Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of, The Spinal Injuries Association Remembering Mark Vestey Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

(2020 meeting cancelled due to Covid-19)

2019

In The April Meeting 2019, The Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race was comfortably won by 3/1 race favourite Havingagoodtime, ridden by jockey Rachael Blackmore and trained by Henry De Bromhead.

10/1 outsider Via Delle Volte finished 18 lengths behind Havingagoodtime in second-place, followed by 14/1 So Enjoy in third and 40/1 Emily Webb in fourth.

2018

The Fillies Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race at Cheltenham’s April Meeting 2018 was won by joint 9/2 third-favourite Stylish Dancer, ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton.

Irish 9/2 Cubswin finished just a short head behind her equally priced counterpart in second-place, followed by 9/4 race favourite Hillcrest Fire in third and 11/4 second-favourite Shine Baby Shine in fourth.

2017

Run in the 16:20 time slot at The 2017 April Meeting was The Kingston Stud Supporting The IJF Handicap Hurdle. This was won by 13/2 third-favourite Two Swallows, ridden by jockey Nico De Boinville and trained by Ben Pauling.

10/1 outsider Rolling Maul finished half a length behind the leader in second-place, followed by 6/1 Duke Street in third and 8/1 Luccombe Down in fourth.

2016

Run in the 16:20 time slot at The April Meeting 2016 was The Barbury International Supporting The IJF Handicap Hurdle. Joint 8/1 second-favourite The Eaglehaslanded won this by 6 lengths, ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Paul Nicholls.

14/1 outsider Sir Ivan finished in second-place, followed by impressive 33/1 outsider in third and 14/1 Southfield Vic in fourth. 16 of the 19 runners successfully completed this race.

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