Champion Chase

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 11st 9lbs (5yo), 11st 12lbs (6yo+), 7lbs allowance for mares
Sponsor – Boylesports

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 12 winners were aged between 7 and 10
Price – 4 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 8/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 7 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Champion Chase , 12/12 winners ran within the last 48 days
Previous Course Form – 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Punchestown, 7/12 winners had at least 4 previous runs at Punchestown, 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 10 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 11/12 had at least 5 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 12/12 winners had at least 8 previous chase runs, 10/12 winners had at least 10 previous chase runs, 11/12 winners had at least 4 previous chase wins
Rating – 10/12 winners were rated 158 or higher
Graded Wins – 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1 race, 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 11/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 4 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Punchestown Champion Chase, 4/12 placed on their next run

Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season – 8/12 winners ran in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 8 won, 2 placed