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The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase

The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase is the second race that is run for The William Hill Autumn Raceday every year at Aintree Racecourse.

Taking place on the first or second Saturday of November every year, The Aintree Autumn Raceday is the second meeting held at Aintree Racecourse every new National Hunt season.

Seven excellent races are put on show for The Autumn Raceday at Aintree which includes three hurdle races, three steeplechases and a National Hunt flat race to conclude the day.

The 2021 William Hill Autumn Raceday will take place on Saturday the 6th of November 2021, will begin at 12:25 and conclude at 15:50. For all of The William Hill Autumn Raceday’s news and ticket information, sign up for The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

About the Race

The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase is a Class 3 National Hunt handicap steeplechase for novices that serves as the second race of The William Hill Autumn Raceday every November.

Open to horses aged four years old and above, The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase runs 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 200 yards of the Mildmay Course at Aintree and presents a number of obstacles along its route.

Last time out, The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase offered a prize pool worth £12,200 to the first four horses to successfully complete the race. Here’s how much was assigned to each placement position:

1st place – 10/1 Canelo (IRE) – £7,018

2nd place – 5/2 Quoi De Neuf (FR) – £2,061

3rd place – 18/1 Time To Get Up (IRE) – £1,030

4th place – 50/1 Lord Napier (IRE) – £515

The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase will begin at 13:00 on Saturday the 6th of November 2021.

Runners

The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase usually consists of a medium-sized field of runners, all of which want to show just how good they can be as thoughts start to wander towards the festival season.

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

  1. Burrows Park (FR) – sixth-place finish – 22/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-9 – ridden by jockey Charlie Deutsch and trained by Venetia Williams
  2. Lord Napier (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 50/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-8 – ridden by jockey James Bowen and trained by Peter Bowen
  3. Time To Get Up (IRE) – third-place finish – 18/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-6 – ridden by jockey Jonjo O’Neill Jr and trained by Jonjo O’Neill
  4. Quoi De Neuf (FR) – second-place finish – 5/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-6 – ridden by jockey Brian Hughes and trained by Evan Williams
  5. Northofthewall (IRE) – Fell – 9/4 starting price – weighing in at 11-6 – ridden by jockey Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton
  6. Canelo (IRE) – first-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-3 – ridden by jockey Thomas Bellamy and trained by Alan King
  7. Fanfan Du Seuil (FR) – Pulled Up – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-11 – ridden by jockey Jonathon Burke and trained by Tom George
  8. Diamond Fort (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-10 – ridden by jockey Conor Brace and trained by Fergal O’Brien
  9. General Custard (GB) – Pulled Up – 15/2 starting price – weighing in at 10-9 – ridden by jockey Aidan Coleman and trained by Oisin Murphy
  10. Repetitio (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-6 – ridden by jockey David Noonan and trained by Nigel Hawke

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Odds

Odds for The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase last time out in 2020 ranged from 9/4 for the race favourite Northofthewall to 50/1 for the longest outsider Lord Napier.

This edition of The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase was won by 10/1 priced Canelo, who turned £10 outright backing stakes into £110 in returns, £100 in profits for all the punters that had faith in the slight outsider.

Previous Runners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase at Aintree’s William Hill Autumn Raceday, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

The winner of The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase at Aintree Racecourse last time out was 10/1 priced Canelo, ridden by jockey Thomas Bellamy and trained by Alan King.

5/2 priced second-favourite Quoi De Neuf finished five lengths behind Canelo in second place, followed by 18/1 outsider Time To Get Up in third place and 50/1 longer outsider Lord Napier in fourth.

2019

In 2019, the winner of The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase on The William Hill Autumn Raceday was 6/1 priced Champagne Mystery, ridden by jockey Nico De Boinville and trained by Nicky Henderson.

11/4 race favourite Present Value finished eleven lengths behind Champagne Mystery in second place, followed by 5/1 priced Johnbb in third place and 4/1 third-favourite Joueur Bresilien in fourth.

2018

11/2 priced War Sound won The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase at The William Hill Autumn Raceday in 2018, ridden by jockey Tom O’Brien and trained by Philip Hobbs.

6/1 priced King’s Odyssey finished six lengths behind War Sound in second place, followed by 10/3 priced Romain De Senam in third place and 16/1 outsider Warriors Tale in fourth.

2017

Back in 2017, the winner of The William Hill Play Responsibly Novices Limited Handicap Steeple Chase at Aintree’s Autumn Raceday was 4/1 second-favourite On Tour, ridden by jockey Mitchell Bastyan and trained by Evan Williams.

8/1 priced Master Dee finished three lengths behind On Tour in second place, followed by 6/1 priced Ballybolley in third place and 12/1 outsider Gardefort in fourth.

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