Manifesto Novices Chase Odds
Manifesto Novice Chase Odds
The Manifesto is an excellent race on day one of the Grand National meeting with some of the best novice chasers in training expected to clash at Aintree. The betting for the big race will be on this page as soon as the market is formed.
Day 1 - Thursday 3rd April 2020 - 1.45pm - Manifesto Novices' Chase - Grade 1 - 2m4f
The Manifesto Novice Chase market will be here...
Manifesto Novice Chase Tips
The Manifesto Novice Chase is the first race on the first day of the Grand National Meeting and it should be a competitive renewal once again. We will be expecting another strong field in 2019 for the race with those chasers in between 2 and 3 miles likely to head to Aintree for a big race win at a meeting like the Grand National.
What is the Manifesto Novice Chase?
The Manifesto Novice Chase has become an excellent race on the first day of the meeting, in fact it has become the first race of the day in recent years and is now a fantastic start to the National meeting.
The Manifesto is now a Grade 1 contest run over a trip of 2m4f for the first season chasers and offers the horses a sharper test than they would find at Cheltenham,
In 2019 we saw Kalshnikov bounce back from a flop at Cheltenham to win the Manifesto in some style so it can offer horses and connections a great second bite at the cherry and no doubt there will be another excellent field for the 2020 version.
The history of the Manifesto Novice Chase
The past winners table for this Aintree race is an excellent one with some stellar names getting their noses in front during the Grand National festival in recent years.
Uxizandre was an excellent horse for Alan King and of course went on to win the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham following his win in the Manifesto, while Kalashnikov was the victor in 2019 for trainer Amy Murphy.
Recent Winners of the Manifesto Novice Chase
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Who is the most iconic winner of the Manifesto Novice Chase?
The Manifesto was only introduced to the programme in 2009 but we have seen some excellent winners over the past decade.
Menorah is probably the name that stands out on the list with the Philip Hobbs trained star claiming the win back in 2012. The King's Theatre gelding earned a reputation as one of the most popular horses in training during a long and successful career which saw him winning a Grade 2 on his last start at Sandown as 12-year-old.
Are there any trials for the Manifesto Novice Chase?
We will be following the main contenders for the Manifesto throughout the season on the road to Aintree with the aim of helping punters make their final decision.
The JLT Novices Chase at Cheltenham could be a potential form guide for the Manifesto and it will be fascinating to follow that contest and see if any horse is able to do the famous Cheltenham/Aintree double.
Who is the most successful jockey in the Manifesto Novice Chase?
We currently have a tie at the top with Richard Johnson and Barry Geraghty both having two wins apiece in the Manifesto Novice Chase. Johnson won on Wishfull Thinking (2011) and Menorah (2012) while Geraghty has tasted success with Mad Max (2010) and Captain Conan (2013)
Who is the most successful trainer in the Manifesto Novice Chase?
Philip Hobbs and Nicky Henderson are the two trainers with two wins each in the Manifesto with the horses above the winners for each men. Richard Johnson rode two winners for Hobbs and so far Barry Geraghty has crossed the like first twice for the famous Seven Barrows handler.