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The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase

The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase is the third race that takes place on Countryside Day at The November Meeting.

The November Meeting is a three days event that occurs towards the end of November every year, offering a total of 19 wonderful jump races at the home of jump racing in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Each of the three days presents its own featured race, with The Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase on Countryside Day, The Paddy Power Gold Cup Steeple Chase on Paddy Power Day and The Unibet Greatwood Handicap Hurdle Race on The November Meeting Sunday.

The next edition of The November Meeting is scheduled to take place on Friday the 12th, Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of November 2021.

About the Race

The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase is a Class 2 National Hunt novices steeplechase that is run on the old course of Cheltenham for The November Meeting.

Open to horses aged four years old and above, the total distance for the competitors to canter in The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase is 2 miles, 4 furlongs and 44 yards, leaping a total of 16 fences in the process.

The purse the contenders are racing for is £20,000, which is shared between the four horses that are first to successfully pass the winning post. Each position is awarded the following amounts:

  • 1st place – £12,512
  • 2nd place – £3,696
  • 3rd place – £1,848
  • 4th place – £924

The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase will be the third race of Countryside Day at The November Meeting, commencing at 14:25.

Runners

This year’s SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase is expected to be as exciting as ever with the eyes on the prize for every hopeful competitor.

Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race the last time it was contested at The November Meeting 2020 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

  1. Southfield Stone (GB) – second-place finish – 11/4 starting price – weighing in at 11-10 – ridden by jockey Harry Cobden and trained by Paul Nicholls
  2. Protektorat (FR) – first-place finish – 6/5 starting price – weighing in at 11-7 – ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton
  3. Mossy Fen (IRE) – Pulled Up – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-2 – ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies
  4. Paint The Dream (GB) – third-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-2 – ridden by jockey Connor Brace and trained by Fergal O’Brien

The 2018 edition of The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase was a notable one too, with 3/1 race favourite White Moon falling at the last fence. Here were the runners:

  1. Count Meribel (GB) – first-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-7 – ridden by jockey Mark Grant and trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies
  2. Graasten (GER) – Unseated Rider – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-7 – ridden by jockey Joshua Moore and trained by Gary Moore
  3. Jenkins (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 11/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-7 – ridden by jockey David Bass and trained by Nicky Henderson
  4. Le Breuil (FR) – second-place finish – 8/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-7 – ridden by jockey Daryl Jacob and trained by Ben Pauling
  5. Jerrysback (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-2 – ridden by jockey Barry Geraghty and trained by Philip Hobbs
  6. Mr Whipped (IRE) – third-place finish – 15/8 starting price – weighing in at 11-2 – ridden by jockey Jeremiah McGrath and trained by Nicky Henderson
  7. White Moon (GER) – Fell – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-2 – ridden by jockey Robbie Power and trained by Colin Tizzard

Tips

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Odds

The bookies hit the nail on the head last time out with 6/5 race favourite Protektorat taking home the £12,512 first-place prize. Regardless of being the race favourite, this generous prize would still have more than doubled outright stakes that backed Protektorat for the win.

Will the bookmakers get it right again in 2021, or will we see a long-priced outsider cause an upset? Our tipsters will let you know the most likely outcomes nearer the time.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase at The November Meeting in Cheltenham, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

In 2020, The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase at Cheltenham Racecourse was won by 6/5 race favourite Protektorat, ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton.

11/4 second-favourite Southfield Stone finished 17 lengths behind the leader in second-place followed by 12/1 hopeful Paint The Dream in third. The only other competitor was 3/1 priced Mossy Fen who pulled up before 2 out.

2019

The 2019 edition of The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase did not take place after adverse weather conditions resulted in the abandonment of The November Meeting’s Countryside Day at Cheltenham Racecourse.

2018

The winner of The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase back in 2018 was 4/1 third-favourite Count Meribel, ridden by jockey Mark Grant and trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies.

8/1 outsider Le Breuil finished just a neck behind the leader in second-place, followed by 15/8 race favourite Mr Whipped in third and 11/1 outsider Jenkins in fourth.

2017

Back in 2017, the winner of The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices Steeple Chase at The November Meeting was 10/11 race favourite Finian’s Oscar, ridden by jockey Bryan Coope and trained by Colin Tizzard.

4/1 hopeful Movewiththetimes finished two and a quarter lengths behind the leader in second-place followed by 12/1 outsider Coo Star Sivola in third. The only other competitor was 5/2 second-favourite William Henry who pulled up after the 7th fence.

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