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The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase

The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase is the fourth race that is run for The Afternoon Racing Meeting every year at Aintree Racecourse.

Taking place five months after the conclusion of The Aintree Evening Racing, Aintree’s Autumn Afternoon Racing Meeting offers a brilliant seven-race card, which includes a variety of steeplechases, hurdle races and a standard open National Hunt flat race.

The featured race of the afternoon is The Monet’s Garden Old Roan Steeple Chase which was established in 2004 and offers the biggest prize pool of the day with £64,000 on offer.

The next edition of The Afternoon Racing is scheduled to take place on Sunday the 24th of October 2021. For all of The Aintree Afternoon Meeting’s news and ticket information, sign up for The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

About The Race

The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase is a Class 3 National Hunt handicap steeplechase for novices that serves as the fourth race of The Afternoon Racing at Aintree Racecourse every October.

Horses aged four years old and over can participate in The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase, which stretches 3 miles and 149 yards of Aintree’s Mildmay Course and features sixteen fences for the horses to jump.

The Novices Limited Handicap Chase offered a £13,000 purse in 2020, which was shared proportionately between the first four finishers of the race in the following fashion:

1st place – 5/1 Acey Milan (IRE) – £7,538

2nd place – 15/2 Smackwater Jack – £2,213

3rd place – 11/2 Ofalltheginjoints (IRE) – £1,107

4th place – 6/1 Rapper (GB) – £553

The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase will commence at 14:32 on Sunday the 24th of October 2021.

Runners

The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase usually consists of a medium-sized field of runners, who are looking to use this Aintree platform to launch a successful career. Many competitors of this race go on to race at The Grand National Meeting or The Cheltenham Festival.

Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race on Aintree’s Afternoon Racing at Aintree Racecourse last time out in 2020 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

  1. Rapper (GB) – fourth-place finish – 6/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-8 – ridden by jockey Tom O’Brien and trained by Henry Daly
  2. Ocean Cove (IRE) – sixth-place finish – 17/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-8 – ridden by jockey Paddy Brennan and trained by Fergal O’Brien
  3. Crixus’s Escape (IRE) – Pulled Up – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-6 – ridden by jockey Sean Quinlan and trained by Gillian Boanas
  4. Ofalltheginjoints (IRE) – third-place finish – 11/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-5 – ridden by jockey Harry Cobden and trained by Colin Tizzard
  5. One Touch (IRE) – Pulled Up – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Nico De Boinville and trained by Ben Pauling
  6. Diomede Des Mottes (FR) – Pulled Up – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton
  7. Jammy George (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 8/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Jonjo O’Neill Jr and trained by Harry Whittington
  8. Acey Milan (IRE) – first-place finish – 5/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-3 – ridden by jockey Rex Dingle and trained by Anthony Honeyball
  9. Golden Sovereign (IRE) – Pulled Up – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-2 – ridden by jockey Richard Johnson and trained by Philip Hobbs
  10. Smackwater Jack (IRE) – second-place finish – 15/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Aidan Coleman and trained by Oisin Murphy
  11. Reve (GB) – Pulled Up – 50/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Martin Keighley

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Odds

Odds on The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase ranged between 4/1 for the race favourite Diomede Des Mottes and 50/1 for the longest outsider Reve last time out in 2020.

This race was won by Irish  5/1 second-favourite Acey Milan, a result that returned £60 for every £10 staked with £50 in profits.

The biggest upset in recent years was 8/1 priced Plan Of Attack in 2018, who multiplied backing stakes eight-fold.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase at Aintree’s Afternoon Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

The last edition of The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase at Aintree Racecourse was won by 5/1 second-favourite Acey Milan, ridden by jockey Rex Dingle and trained by Anthony Honeyball.

15/2 priced Smackwater Jack finished a length and a half behind Acey Milan in second place, followed by 11/2 third-favourite Ofalltheginjoints in third place and 6/1 priced Rapper in fourth.

2019

In 2019, the winner of The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase was 8/1 priced Plan Of Attack, ridden by jockey Aidan Coleman and trained by Henry De Bromhead.

4/1 second-favourite The Hollow Ginge finished just a head behind Plan Of Attack in second place, followed by 3/1 race favourite Shannon Bridge in third place and 25/1 outsider Danboru in fourth.

2018

8/1 priced Molly The Dolly won The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase at Aintree in 2018, ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton.

40/1 long outsider Traditional Dancer finished two lengths behind Molly The Dolly in second place, followed by 4/1 joint second-favourite Polydora in third place and 7/1 priced Arthur’s Gift in fourth.

2017

Back in 2017, the winner of The Watch Racing Replays at racingtv Novices Limited Handicap Chase was 4/1 second-favourite Vintage Clouds, ridden by jockey Danny Cook and trained by Sue Smith.

9/2 third-favourite Lovely Job finished eighteen lengths behind Vintage Clouds in second place, followed by 11/4 race favourite Ballyarthur in third place and 25/1 outsider Nobuttaboy in fourth.

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