Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Betting Odds 2021 | Winner Cheltenham

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One of the standout races on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival is the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle. You can find out the latest Supreme Novices’ Hurdle odds here, and the standout selections for the Grade 1.

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Betting Odds Winner – Favourites 2021

The race should be one of the most competitive on the opening day. The Supreme Novices’ Hurdle odds can be seen below, for all other odds and offers of the Festival please visit this page.

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Tips

The Supreme Novices’ Hurdle odds suggest that there is a clear favourite for the Grade 1 on the Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival. Below you will see why the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle favourites 2021 are rated so highly.

Appreciate It

Appreciate It will be the NAP for the opening day on many Supreme Novices’ Hurdle tips. The seven-year-old for Willie Mullins has been in excellent form this season, as he has won on both starts.

The most recent of the wins came over two miles at Leopardstown as he won by nine lengths from Irascible.

Appreciate It will be looking to go one better from his effort last year, as he finished two and a half lengths behind Ferny Hollow in the Champion Bumper. There is every expectancy that the seven-year-old will get his maiden festival winner.

Metier

Those looking to bet against the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle betting odds would be intrigued by Metier. The Harry Fry-trained five-year-old has been in excellent form since wind surgery at the end of the previous season.

After a 369-day break in October, Metier returned to the track as he stormed up the final straight to win by ten lengths at Newton Abbey.

Two successive wins have soon followed at Ascot and Sandown, but doing it in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham could be a huge ask.

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Cheltenham Festival

Before examining the runners and riders and the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle betting odds, customers must first examine the history of the race. This section will explain all about the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and its history, prize money and records.

Racing History

The Supreme Novices’ Hurdle is the race that all National Hunt fans look forward to every year, as it indicates the start of the Cheltenham Festival.

It is the race that racegoers finally hear the famous ‘Cheltenham Roar’ and has been a constant on the racing calendar since the 50s.

It was previously called the Gloucestershire Hurdle, before being renamed to the Champion Novices’ Hurdle in 1974. Lloyds Bank was the first sponsor of the race before Sky Bet took over naming rights in 2018.

The Supreme Novices’ Hurdle is contested over two miles and half a furlong and is run on the Old Course.

Prize Money

The Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Cheltenham has typically been one of the most appealing events on the opening day. The prize purse for the race in 2020 stood at £125,000, with the winning owner receiving £71,187.

Last year’s race saw a slight increase in prize money, with the winning owner in the 2019 race receiving £70,337.

Famous Winners

There have been some notable winners of this race, with some of the biggest names in National Hunt going off as favourites in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle betting odds.

Recent famous winners include Summerville Boy and Douvan, who have both went on to achieve further success on the track. However, the standout winner of this race is Altior.

The Nicky Henderson-trained horse was set off as the favourite in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle odds in 2016 and beat Min by seven lengths. After that success, Altior went on to win on his next 14 starts.

Last year’s winner of this race was Shishkin, who was also set off as a short price favourite in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle odds.

Records

Irish-trained horses have dominated the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle over recent years, and the leading jockey and trainer highlight that. Ruby Walsh had a dominant record as a jockey in this race, as he won on six occasions.

His last win in this race came on board Klassical Dream.

Willie Mullins holds the record for the most wins from a trainer, as he has won on six occasions. It will be little surprise to see plenty of Mullins runners feature towards the top of the market for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle favourites 2021.

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Cheltenham FAQ

If you have any other questions revolving around the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle odds, then you will get all the answers you need in this section.

What Time is the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Cheltenham 2021?

The Supreme Novices’ Hurdle will be the first race on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival and will start at 13:30.

Who Won the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Last Year?

The winner of the race last year was Shishkin for trainer Nicky Henderson. Nico de Boinville rode the heavy favourite in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle odds.

Which Horse is the Favourite to Win in 2021?

The clear favourite in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle odds for 2021 is currently Appreciate It. Metier and Third Time Lucki are also among the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle favourites 2021.

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