Hunters Chase

Grade – Ungraded
Course – Cheltenham (New Course)
Race Type – Hunter Chase
Distance – 3 Miles 2 1/2 Furlongs (26.5 Furlongs)
Ages – 5yo +
Weights – 11st 12lbs (5yo), 12st 0lb (6yo+), 7lb allowance for mares
Sponsor – St James’s Place

No Grade

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 11 of the last 12 winners were aged 8 or older
Price – 4 of the last 12 winners were favourites/joint favourites, 6/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 6/12 winners won on their last run before the Hunters Chase, 9/12 winners won or placed on their last run before Cheltenham, 10/12 winners had their last run within the last 43 days
Previous Course Form – 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cheltenham, 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous run over 26/27 furlongs, 3 of the 7 had at least 1 win over 26/27 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 11/12 winners had at least 6 previous chase runs, 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous chase win
Rating – 10/12 winners had a rating of 134 or higher
Season Form – 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous run that season, 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
5 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Cheltenham Festival
5/12 ran in the Foxhunters Chase (Aintree) on their next run, 2 of the 5 won, 0 placed

Next Cheltenham Festival Run
3/12 winners won on their next run at the Cheltenham Festival, 0 placed
6/12 winners ran in the Hunters Chase again at the next Cheltenham Festival, 3 of the 6 won, 0 placed