The Turners Novices’ Chase – otherwise known as the Golden Miller Chase and formerly called the JLT & Marsh, is a championship race for novices and is the opening race on day three of the Cheltenham Festival
Run over a distance of two & a half miles on the new course, horses often run here before going on and becoming challengers in the Ryanair Chase or even the Cheltenham Gold Cup in future years.
Read on for Turners Novices’ Chase betting odds, tips, and free bets.
|Thursday, March 14th - 1:30pm
|Two-miles & four-furlongs
|Grade 1 Novice Chase
|11st 3lb (5yo), 11st 4lb (6yo+), 7lb allowance for mares
|Where to watch?
|ITV Racing, Racing TV, Bookmaker Streams
Turners Novices’ Chase Betting Offers & Free Bets
Turners Novices’ Chase Tips
Punters will be aiming for a winning start to day three of the Cheltenham Festival, and the Turners Novices’ Chase is always a popular betting event.
Turners Novices’ Chase Betting Odds
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For now, check out our Cheltenham Betting Offers page for all the latest ones!
What Happened Last Year?
Stage Star won the 2023 Turner Novices’ Chase, putting in an excellent front-running performance under jockey Harry Cobden.
Sent off at 15/2, Stage Star made virtually all of the running, staying on strongly up the Cheltenham hill to give trainer Paul Nicholls his first-ever winner in the race.
Turners Novices’ Chase Key Stats
- 11 of the last 12 winners were aged 6 or 7
- 10 of the last 12 winners had at least 1 win in a Grade 1 or 2 race
- It’s a strong race for favourites, with nine of the last 12 winners coming from the first three in the betting
Previous Winners of the Turners Novices’ Chase
Check out the last five winners of the Turners Novices’ Chase in the table below.
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What is the Turners Novices' Chase?
The Turners Novices’ Chase formerly called the JLT & Marsh, is a championship race for novices, and is the opening race on day three of the Cheltenham Festival.
How far is the Cheltenham Turners Novices' Chase?
The Turners Novices’ Chase is run over two and a half miles, with seventeen fences jumped.
Who is the leading trainer in the Turner Novices' Chase?
Willie Mullin has trained the winner of the race on four occasions - Sir Des Champs in 2012, Vautour in 2015, Black Hercules in 2016, and Yorkhill in 2017.
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