Cotswold Chase

Grade – 2
Course – Cheltenham
Race Type – Chase
Distance – 3 Miles 1 1/2 Furlongs(25.5F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 10st 9lbs (5yo) , 11st 0lbs (6yo+) , (7lbs allowance for filles)
Penalties – Winner of a Class 3 weight-for-age or Class 2 handicap chase 4lb; Winner of a Class 2 weight-for-age or Class 1 handicap chase 6lb; of a Class 1 weight-for-age chase 10lb ((Half penalties for wins achieved in novices and beginners chases in Great Britain and Ireland and 3yo only chases in France)
Sponsor – Betbright

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged 9 or older
Price – 0 of the last 12 favourites have won, 4/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 4 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Cotswold Chase, 11/12 winners ran within the last 56 days
Previous Course Form – 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs at Cheltenham, 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 5 previous runs over 24+ furlongs, 10/12 had at least 1 previous win over 24+ furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 12/12 winners had at least 8 previous chase runs, 10/12 winners had at least 11 previous chase runs, 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous chase wins, 11/12 winners had at least 3 previous chase wins
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 153 or higher
Graded Wins – 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 8/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 1 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Cotswold Chase, 1/12 placed on their next run
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 8/12 winners ran in the Gold Cup at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 8 won, 1 placed