Cheltenham Trends – Friday

Andy Newton gives you all the key trends and stats ahead of the first day of the Cheltenham Open Meeting this Friday........

 

1.10 - Irish Times Amateur Riders´ Handicap Chase (CLASS 3) (4yo+ 0-140) Winner £10,193 CH4 Good 3m110y

2 of the last 10 won by the favourite (1 co-fav)
9 of the last 10 returned 11/2 or bigger in the betting
4 double-figure priced winners, including the last 2 winners
8 of the last 10 carried 11-1 or LESS
No real age trend with 5,6,7,8,9,10 & 12 year-olds all winning in the last 10 years
3 of the last 10 returned 6/1 in the betting
Nigel Twiston-Davies won this in 2009 – PIGEON ISLAND
The Pipe stable won this in 2002 & 2005 – FROSTED GRAPE, BUENA VISTA & SWING BILL
Peter Bowen is only 1 from 30 with his chasers at the track - QUATTROCENTO
Nicky Henderson is just 5 from 97 (-£75) with his chasers at the course – BAI ZHU
 

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1.45 - paddypower.com On Mobile Handicap Chase (CLASS 2) (4yo+ 0-145) Winner £25,024 CH4 Good 2m

3 of the last 10 went to the favourite, including the last 2 renewals
9 of the last 10 returned 8/1 or SHORTER in the betting
9 of the last 10 carried 11-6 or LESS
6 of the last 10 carried 10-11 or LESS
4 of the last 10 went to a 7 year-old
Barry Geraghty and Nicky Henderson have won the last 2 renewals – TANKS FOR THAT
Nicky Henderson has won the last 2 runnings – TANKS FOR THAT & OSRIC
Paul Nicholls has won this in 2003 & 2004 – CRACK AWAY JACK
Philip Hobbs won the prize in 2007 – SAFARI JOURNEY & KEKI BUKU
David Pipe won the race in 2008 – CONSIGLIERE & I’MSINGINGTHEBLUES
Brian Ellison won this in 2001 – BOCCIANI
Nicky Henderson is just 5 from 97 (-£75) with his chasers at the course – TANKS FOR THAT & OSRIC
Paul Webber is 3 from 12 (25%) with his chasers here – MARLEY ROCA
Jockey Will Kennedy is 3 from 8 (38%) when riding over fences here - BOCCIANI
Jamie Moore is 0 from 18 over fences at Cheltenham - PEPLUM
Robert Thornton is only 3 from 62 over fences here – OH CRICK
Tom Scudamore is just 3 from 55 over fences here - I’MSINGINGTHEBLUES

2.20 - Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase (CLASS 2) (5yo+) Winner £13,763 CH4 Firm 3m7f

2 of the last 9 went to the favourite
6 of the last 9 were won by a double-figure aged horse
All 9 aged 9 or OLDER
Enda Bolger has won this in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009 - GARDE CHAMPETRE
6 of the last 9 won by an Irish-trained horse
7 of the last 9 carried 11-2 or MORE
Kim Bailey won this in 2002 – WEDGER PARDY
Colin & Joe Tizzard won the race in 2001 – INTAC
GARDE CHAMPETRE won the race in 2009
Willie Mullins is only 1 from 25 over fences at the track – UNCLE JUNIOR
Colin Tizzard is 8 from 46 (17%, +£57) with his chasers here – INTAC
Joe Tizzard is 7 from 40 (18%) when riding over fences here – INTAC
Paul Nicholls is -£72 with his chasers at Cheltenham -  GULLIBLE GORDON

2.55 - Opus Energy Novices´ Hurdle (Registered As The Sharp Novices´ Hurdle) Grade 2 (CLASS 1) (4yo+) Winner £12,244 CH4
Good 2m110y

2 of the last 10 went to the favourite
7 of the last 10 returned 8/1 or SHORTER in the betting
9 of the last 10 were aged either 4 or 5 years-old
3 of the last 10 returned a double-figure price
Colin & Joe Tizzard won the race 12 months ago – OHIO GOLD
Henry De Bromhead won the prize in 2009 – ABSOLUTLYFANTASTIC
Paul Nicholls won the race in 2007 – PROSPECT WELLS
Henry De Bromhead is 3 from 8 (38%) with his hurdlers here – ABSOLUTLYFANTASTIC
Evan Williams is just 3 from 54 with his hurdlers at the track – SUBLIME TALENT
Nicky Henderson has a +£30 level stakes profit with his hurdlers at the course - ERICHT
Ruby Walsh has a 27% strike-rate on hurdlers here - REDERA
Andrew Lynch is 3 from 12 (25%) when riding over hurdles here - ABSOLUTLYFANTASTIC
Daryl Jacob is only 2 from 44 when riding over hurdlers at the track – PROSPECT WELLS

3.30 - cheltenhamcollection.co.uk Conditional Jockeys´ Handicap Hurdle (CLASS 3) (4yo+ 0-125) Winner £6,256 RUK Good 2m5f

3 of the last 5 went to the favourite (1 joint)
7 of the last 10 returned a double-figure price
All 10 recent winners aged 7 or YOUNGER
7 of the last 10 aged either 5 or 6 years-old
9 of the last 10 carried 11-4 or LESS
Nicky Henderson has won the last 3 renewals – SEMI COLON & KELLS BELLE
The Pipe stable won this in 2002 – DECOY & ENFANT DE LUNE
Gary Moore is only 1 from 35 with his hurdlers here - PSI
Tim Vaughan is 0 from 22 with his hurdlers at the track - ARCHITRAVE
Jonjo O’Neill is only 2 from 67 with his hurdlers at the course – HEAR MY SONG
Nicky Henderson has a +£30 level stakes profit with his hurdlers at the course - SEMI COLON & KELLS BELLE
Jockey Tom Molloy is 2 from 20, but has a +£29 level stakes profit when riding hurdlers here - DECOY
 

4.05 - Steel Plate And Sections Novices´ Chase (CLASS 2) (4yo+) Winner £10,635 RUK Good 2m4f110y

3 of the last 10 went to the favourite
8 of the last 10 returned 6/1 or SHORTER in the betting
The last 5 winners were all aged 6 years-old
4 of the last 5 won their previous race
ALL 10 finished third or better last time out
AP McCoy won this in 2002 & 2003 – ZAYNAR
Nigel Twiston-Davies won this in 2007 – SYBARITE
Paul Nicholls won the race in 2001 & 2006 – DUALLA LORD
The Pipe team won the race in 2002, 2003 & 2004 – GRANDS CRUS
Jockey Tom Scudamore is only 3 from 55 when riding over fences here – GRANDS CRUS
Joe Tizzard has an 18% (+£22) record when riding over fences here – CUE CARD
Colin Tizzard has a 17% (+£57) record over fences at the track – CUE CARD

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