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The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race is the final race that takes place on Paddy Power Day at Cheltenham’s November Meeting.

The November Meeting is an exhilarating three-day National Hunt horse racing event hosted by Cheltenham Racecourse that takes place annually in November. Over the course of the three days, there are 19 unique races on offer including a featured race on each day.

The featured races of The November Meeting are 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 November Meeting 2021 is scheduled to take place from Friday the 12th until Sunday the 14th of November, sandwiched between The Showcase and The International, providing a spectacular end to the year at Cheltenham Racecourse. 

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About the Race

The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race is a listed National Hunt flat race hosted by Cheltenham Racecourse annually as part of The November Meeting.

Open to mares aged between four and six years old, this flat race runs a fairly short length of the old course totalling 2 miles and 87 yards. As a flat race, there are no obstacles for the competitors to negotiate.

The prize pool for The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race last time out was £18,000, so we’ll expect something similar in 2021 from the repeat sponsor. The purse is shared between the first four finishers in the following fashion:

  • 1st place – £10,251
  • 2nd place – £3,847
  • 3rd place – £1,926
  • 4th place – £959

The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race will be the final race of Paddy Power Day at The November Meeting 2021, beginning at 15:55 on Saturday the 13th of November.

Runners

The elite competitors that contest The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race provide an adrenaline-inducing spectacle on The November Meeting’s Paddy Power Day every year.

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

  1. Allavina (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Aidan Coleman and trained by Oisin Murphy
  2. All Clenched Up (GB) – sixth-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Liam Harrison and trained by Fergal O’Brien
  3. Colours Of My Life (IRE) – ninth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Tom Cannon and trained by Alan King
  4. Elle Est Belle (GB) – dead heat first-place finish – 16/5 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton
  5. Glimpse Of Gala (GB) – seventh-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Gavin Sheehan and trained by Charlie Longsdon
  6. Ishkhara Lady (GB) – dead heat first-place finish – 11/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Sean Bowen and trained by Harry Fry
  7. Jersey Lady (FR) – third-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Jonathon Burke and trained by Oliver Sherwood
  8. Lady Jane P (IRE) – tenth-place finish – 18/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Paddy Brennan and trained by Fergal O’Brien
  9. Martello Sky (GB) – fifth-place finish – 8/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Richard Johnson and trained by Lucy Wadham
  10. Ucanaver (GB) – eighth-place finish – 6/4 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Harry Cobden and trained by Anthony Honeyball

Tips

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Odds

Proven by the two dead heats within its short existence, The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race is an extremely difficult race to call.

This means you’ll rarely find a particularly short-priced favourite, rendering all competitors on the course potentially profitable choices.

Driven higher by competition from betting site rivals, odds for meetings at Cheltenham Racecourse are always generous as proven by recent years with horses priced between 6/4 and 40/1 last year alone.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

Last year’s edition of The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race at Cheltenham Racecourse finished in a dead heat between 16/5 Elle Est Belle, ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton, and 11/2 Ishkhara Lady, ridden by jockey Sean Bowen and trained by Harry Fry.

Almost 5 lengths behind the winning pair was 33/1 outsider Jersey Lady in third-place, followed by 14/1 Allavina in fourth.

2019

At The November Meeting in 2019, 16/1 outsider Urban Artist won The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race, ridden by jockey Nico De Boinville and trained by Hughie Morrison.

4/1 second-favourite Legends Ryde finished 2 lengths behind the leader in second-place, followed by 7/1 hopeful Lady In Hiding in third-place and 18/1 outsider Who What When in fourth.

2018

The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race at Cheltenham Racecourse in November 2018 was won by 16/1 outsider The Glancing Queen, ridden by jockey Wayne Hutchinson and trained by Alan King.

9/1 priced Mega Yeats finished a length and a quarter behind the leader in second-place, followed by 1/1 race favourite Royal Illusion in third and 7/1 Mrs Hyde in fourth.

2017

Back in 2017, the winner of The Karndean Design Flooring Mares Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race on Paddy Power Day was 9/4 race favourite Posh Trish, ridden by jockey Harry Cobden and trained by Paul Nicholls.

11/4 second-favourite continued to prove the bookies right finishing three and a quarter lengths behind the leader in second-place, followed by 11/2 Pineapple Rush in third and 10/1 outsider Secret Escape in fourth.

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