Gold Cup

Grade – 1
Course – Cheltenham (New Course)
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 3 Miles 2 1/2 Furlongs (26.5F)
Ages – 5yo +
Weights – 11st 8lbs (5yo), 11st 10lbs (6yo+), (7lb allowance for mares)
Sponsor – Magners

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 11 of last 12 winners were aged between 7-9
Price – 4 of last 12 SP favorites have won, 7/12 winners were top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 10 of last 12 winners won on their previous run before Cheltenham, 9/12 winners had their last run within the last 77 days
3/12 winners ran in the King George VI Chase (Kempton) on their last run, 2 of the 3 won, 0 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Denman Chase (Newbury) on their last run, 3 of the 3 won
Previous Course Form – 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous Cheltenham run, 6/12 had a previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 2 runs over 24 furlongs or further, 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over 24 furlongs or further, 8/12 winners had at least 2 wins over 24 furlongs or further
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/12 winners had at least 4 runs over hurdles, 8/12 had at least 3 wins over hurdles
Previous Chase Form – 10/12 winners had at least 7 previous chase runs, 12/12 had at least 2 previous chase wins, 8/12 had at least 4 previous chase wins
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 166 or higher, 6/12 were rated 170 or higher
Grade 1 Wins – 12/12 winners had won at least 1 Grade 1 race, 6/12 had won at least 2
Grade 2 Wins – 9/12 winners had won at least 1 Grade 2 race, 7/12 had won at least 2
Grade 3 Wins – 9/12 winners had won at least 1 Grade 3 race
Season Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 season runs, 8/12 had at least 3 season runs, 10/12 had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Cheltenham Gold Cup, 4/12 placed on their next run
4/12 winners ran in the Lancashire Chase (Haydock) on their next run, 1 of the 4 won, 2 placed
Next Cheltenham Festival Run – 7/12 ran in the Gold Cup again at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 7 won, 2 placed