Gold Cup

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 3 Miles (24F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 11st 5lbs (5yo), 11st 10lbs (6yo+), 7lbs allowance for mares
Sponsor – Coral

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

* 2020 race was cancelled for health and safety reasons

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 11 winners were aged between 7 and 9
Price – 5 of the last 11 favourites/joint favourites have won, 7/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 4 of the last 11 winners won on their last run before the Punchestown Gold Cup, 10/11 winners ran within the last 40 days
3/11 winners ran in the Cheltenham Gold Cup (Cheltenham) on their last run, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 10/11 winners had at least 2 previous runs at Punchestown, 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 9/11 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 23-25 furlongs, 10/11 had at least 1 previous win over 23-25 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 10/11 winners had at least 7 previous chase runs, 11/11 winners had at least 3 previous chase wins, 7/11 winners had at least 4 previous chase wins
Rating – 10/11 winners were rated 152 or higher
Graded Wins – 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1 race, 11/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/11 winners had at least 4 runs that season, 10/11 winners had a win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
2 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Punchestown Gold Cup, 1/11 placed on their next run
4/11 winners ran in the Savills Chase (Leopardstown) on their next run, 0 of the 4 won, 0 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season
4/11 winners ran in the Gold Cup at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 4 won, 0 placed