2023 Ladbrokes Novice Steeplechase Betting Odds at Leopardstown racecourse

Sunday, 05 February 2023

The Ladbrokes Novices Chase is one of the highlight races of the 2023 Leopardstown Festival, with Mighty Potter looking a lively contender and this represents a strong chance of victory for trainer Gordon Elliott. However, Willie Mullins is typically mob-handed for this encounter and Appreciate It, James Du Berlais and Gaillard Du Mesnil are all capable of landing a victory in this race.

We recommend you compare the latest racing betting odds in order to secure the value and also seek to get extra places when it comes to each-way wagering. There could be the chance to get some price boosts before the off, with Gentlemansgame and Journey With Me other horses that have lively chances of success.

2023 Ladbrokes Novices Chase Betting Tips

Mighty Potter was pulled up in last year’s Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, with the horse having been a strong fancy at 15/2 when lining up in the 2022 Cheltenham Festival. However, the charge has bounced back to secure three consecutive victories and the first one of these occurred at the Punchestown Festival when producing a stunning performance at 20/1 to win the Bective Stud Champion Novice Hurdle.

This was followed by a triumph in a Beginners Chase at Down Royal, with the horse then landing another success in the Bar One Racing Drinmore Novice Chase. This was a respectable win considering the calibre of the horse that was lining up in this Grade One encounter over two miles and four furlongs. He looks the horse to beat.

However, Appreciate It has secured back to back successes and it might be that Willie Mullins chooses to go down this route. The horse has enjoyed some notable victories and the nine-year-old is likely to run in this encounter according to the bookmaker odds. The horse has been late to chasing but took to big obstacles well earlier this season.

James Du Berlais was able to come out on top in the McInerney Beginners Chase at Fairyhouse, with Willie Mullins potentially getting the winner through this horse and there was a respectable runner-up spot behind Klassical Dream in the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle.