In Great Britain, horses must be five years old or older to compete in the Grade 2 Lightning Novices’ Chase steeplechase.
There are twelve fences to leap during the race, which is raced at Doncaster over a distance of around 2 miles and a half furlong (2 miles and 78 yards, or 3,290 metres).
The novice chasers’ race is slated to take place in late January or early February each year.
Find out more about the Lightning Novices’ Chase:
Lightning Novices’ Chase 2022 Odds
The Lightning Novices’ Chase odds are listed below:
The odds for this race have not yet been released.
Lightning Novices’ Chase 2022 Tips
The Lightning Novices’ Chase tips are below:
2 points to win for TBC at odds of TBC
1 point each way for TBC at odds of TBC
Many Lightning Novices’ Chase horses will race in more races throughout the years. Stay updated on the horses and place ante-post bets if you want to wager on them.
Lightning Novices’ Chase Previous Winners
|no race 2013 [d]|
|2014||Valdez||7||Robert Thornton||Alan King|
|2015||Three Kingdoms||6||Tony McCoy||John Ferguson|
|2016||Vaniteux||7||Nico de Boinville||Nicky Henderson|
|2017||Forest Bihan||6||Aidan Coleman||Brian Ellison|
|2018||Sceau Royal||6||Wayne Hutchinson||Alan King|
|2019||Dynamite Dollars||6||Harry Cobden||Paul Nicholls|
|2020||Mister Fisher||6||James Bowen||Nicky Henderson|
|2021||Shishkin||7||Nico de Boinville||Nicky Henderson|
|2022||Third Time Lucki||7||Harry Skelton||Dan Skelton|
Facts about the Lightning Novices’ Chase
- The Lightning Novices’ Chase is a National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.
- The race is run at Doncaster over a distance of 2 miles and half a furlong, and during its running, there are twelve fences to be jumped.
- It is a Grade 2 race and it is scheduled to take place each year in late January/early February.
- The Lightning Novices’ Chase was first to run in 1979.
Summary of the Lightning Novices’ Chase
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