Hilly Way Chase

Grade – 2
Course – Cork
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 2 Miles 1/2 Furlong (16.5F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights
Sponsor – Kerry Group

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 7 and 9
Price – 9 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 12/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Hilly Way Chase , 5/12 winners ran within the last 41 days
3/12 winners ran in the Poplar Square Chase (Naas) on their last run, 2 of the 3 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 4/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cork, 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Cork
Previous Distance Form – 12/12 winners had at least 5 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 10/12 had at least 3 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 9/12 winners had at least 5 previous chase runs, 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous chase wins
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 147 or higher
Graded Wins – 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 6/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 3/12 winners had a win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
6 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Hilly Way Chase, 1/12 placed on their next run
6/12 winners ran in the Paddy Power Chase (Leopardstown) on their next run, 3 of the 6 won, 1 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
10 of the last 12 winners ran in at least 3 more races that season
9/12 won at least 1 more race that season, 6/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
6/12 winners ran in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 6 won, 1 placed