Skymas Chase

Grade – 2
Course – Down Royal
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 2 Miles 3 1/2 Furlongs (19.5F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights
Sponsor – Lough Construction Ltd

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged 6 or 7
Price – 6 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 Skymas Chase , 9/12 winners ran 183 or longer ago
Previous Course Form – 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs at Down Royal, 0/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Down Royal
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 4 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 11/12 had at least 2 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 11/12 winners had at least 4 previous chase runs, 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous chase wins
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 152 or higher
Graded Wins – 10/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 3/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 3/12 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 Skymas Chase, 3/12 placed on their next run
4/12 winners ran in the John Durkan Chase (Punchestown) on their next run, 1 of the 4 won, 0 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
9 of the last 12 winners ran in at least 2 more races that season
3/12 won at least 1 more race that season, 5/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season

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