Festival Trophy Handicap Chase

Grade – 3
Course – Cheltenham (Old Course)
Race Type – Handicap Chase
Distance – 3 Miles 1/2 Furlong (24.5 Furlongs)
Ages – 5yo +
Weights – Handicap
Sponsor – Ultima Business Solutions

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged 7-9
Price – 2 of the last 12 favorites have won, 7/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Weights – 9 of the last 12 winners weighed between 10st 9lbs & 11st 8lbs
Last Run – 7/12 winners at least placed on their last run before Cheltenham, 10/12 winners had their previous run within the last 45 days
Previous Course Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs at Cheltenham, 6/12 winners had a previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 9/12 winners had at least 5 previous runs over at least 3 miles, 12/12 winners had at least 1 win in a race of 3 miles or more
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/12 winners had at least 5 runs over hurdles, 11/12 had at least 1 previous win over hurdles
Previous Chase Form – 10/12 winners had at least 5 previous chase runs, 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous chase win
Rating – 11/12 winners had a rating of 132 or higher
Season Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous win that season

KEY

R Number of Runs
W Number of Wins

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – Only 1 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after Cheltenham, 1/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Mildmay Novices Chase (Aintree) on their next run, 1 of the 3 won, 0 placed
Next Cheltenham Festival Run – 6/12 winners ran again at future Cheltenham festivals, 1 of the 6 won, 0 placed