New Year’s Day Trends

A Classy NYD Card at Cheltenham

Andy Newton hopes to ease the hangover by highlighting some key race trends and stats ahead of the New Year's Day Cheltenham card.

 

 

CHELTENHAM (RUK & C4)

 

1.05 - Cheltenham Pony Club Raceday Novices´ Chase (Registered As The Dipper Novices´ Steeple Chase) (CLASS 1) (5yo+) CH4
Good 2m5f

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4 of the last 9 went to the favourite
8 of the last 9 returned 4/1 or SHORTER in the betting
6 of the last 9 were aged either 7 or 8 years-old
7 of the last 9 carried 11-4 or MORE
ALL 9 recent winners finished either 1st or 2nd last time out
5 of the last 9 won their previous race
Alan King won the race in 2007 – INVICTUS
Paul Nicholls won the prize in 2005 – SONOFVIC

 

1.35 – Raceodds Handicap Chase (CLASS 2) (5yo+ 0-145) CH4 Good 3m2f110y

Only 1 winning favourite in the last 9 runnings
7 of the last 9 returned 11/2 or BIGGER in the betting
7 of the last 9 were aged 8 or OLDER
3 of the last 9 carried 11-12
3 of the last 9 were aged in double figures
Alan King won this in 2011 – QUOTICA DE POYANS
Nigel Twiston-Davies won the race in 2008 - NIKOLA & HELLO BUD
Paul Nicholls won the prize in 2007 – EARTH PLANET

 

2.10 – Bet With Your Mobile At Victor Chandler Chase Handicap (Grade 3) (CLASS 1) (5yo+) CH4 Good 2m5f

Only 1 winning favourite in the last 9 runnings
6 of the last 9 carried 11-0 or LESS
7 of the last 9 were aged 8 or OLDER
5 of the last 9 winners returned 7/1 or BIGGER in the betting
6 of the last 9 finished unplaced in their last race
4 of the last 9 ran at Cheltenham last time out
2 of the last 4 ran at Ascot last time out
Venetia Williams won the race in 2009 - RENARD
The Pipe yard won the race in 2008 - MATUHI
Paul Nicholls won the race in 2005 – THE NIGHTINGALE, GHIZAO
Nigel Twiston-Davies won the race in 2004 – CRESENT ISLAND

 

2.45 - sportinglife.com Handicap Hurdle (CLASS 2) (4yo+) CH4 Good 3m

No winning favourite in the last 9 runnings
8 of the last 9 returned 10/1 or SHORTER in the betting
8 of the last 9 winners were aged 7 or YOUNGER
6 of the last 9 carried 11-0 or MORE
6 of the last 9 finished unplaced last time out
5 of the last 9 ran at Cheltenham last time out
Paul Nicholls won the race in 2009 - OSCARGO
Jonjo O’Neill won the prize in 2003 – GET ME OUT OF HERE
Alan King’s yard won the race in 2002 – SIR HARRY ORMESHER

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