Ladbrokes Champion Chase

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

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged between 7 and 9
Price – 5 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 7/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Ladbrokes Champion Chase , 87/12 winners ran 186 days or longer ago
4/12 winners ran in the Irish Daily Star Chase (Punchestown) on their last run, 2 of the 4 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Down Royal, 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Down Royal
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 5 previous runs over 23-25 furlongs, 9/12 had at least 2 previous wins over 23-25 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 10/12 winners had at least 11 previous chase runs, 10/12 winners had at least 4 previous chase wins
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 160 or higher
Graded Wins – 10/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1 race, 12/12 winners had at least 1 win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 5/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 3/12 winners had a win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
1 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Ladbrokes Champion Chase, 4/12 placed on their next run
6/12 winners ran in the Savills Chase (Leopardstown) on their next run, 1 of the 6 won, 3 placed
3/12 winners ran in the King George VI Chase (Kempton) on their next run, 0 of the 3 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Lancashire Chase (Haydock) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
9 of the last 12 winners ran in at least 2 more races that season
2/12 won at least 1 more race that season, 8/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
4/12 winners ran in the Gold Cup at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 4 won, 2 placed