Paddy Power Gold Cup

Grade – 3
Course – Cheltenham
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 2 Miles 4 1/2 Furlongs (20.5F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – Handicap
Sponsor – Paddy Power

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 7 and 9
Price – 1 of the last 12 favourites have won, 3/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Weight – 10 of the last 12 winners weighed 11st or less
Last Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Paddy Power Gold Cup , 8/12 winners ran within the last 35 days
Previous Course Form – 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs at Cheltenham, 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 5 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 9/12 had at least 2 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 11/12 winners had at least 5 previous chase runs, 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous chase wins
Rating – 10/12 winners were rated 139 or higher
Graded Wins – 6/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 4/12 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 Paddy Power Gold Cup, 2/12 placed on their next run
6/12 winners ran in the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup (Cheltenham) on their next run, 0 of the 6 won, 0 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
6/12 winners ran in the Ryanair Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 6 won, 0 placed
4/12 winners ran in the Festival Plate at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 4 won, 2 placed