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Cheltenham 2021 – Interesting Stats and Potential Angles

For this years edition of Interesting Stats and Potential Angles I'm going to concentrate on the handicaps. I will look at how different trainers do in them, which ones seem to get improvement out of their horses for Cheltenham, and which ones perform better or worse than market expectations. [...]

By |2021-03-12T15:14:39+00:00March 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cheltenham 2021 – Interesting Stats and Potential Angles

2021 Ryanair Chase – Ante Post Preview

The 2021 Ryanair Chase will be run on Thursday the eighteenth of March over a trip of two miles, four furlongs and one hundred and twenty seven yards. A few horses in this also have engagements in other races at the festival, but last years winner Min should to [...]

By |2021-03-03T19:02:02+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Ante Post|Comments Off on 2021 Ryanair Chase – Ante Post Preview

2021 Gold Cup – Ante Post Preview

The 2021 Cheltenham Gold Cup is scheduled for Friday the 19th of March, and will be run over a trip of three miles, two furlongs and seventy yards. Having won the race in 2019 and 2020, the Willie Mullins trained Al Boum Photo is attempting to join Golden Miller, [...]

By |2021-02-23T14:44:32+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Ante Post|Comments Off on 2021 Gold Cup – Ante Post Preview

2021 Champion Hurdle – Ante Post Preview

The 2021 Champion Hurdle is due  to be run at Cheltenham on Tuesday the 16th of March, over a trip of two miles and eighty seven yards. Last years winner Epatante is trying to defend her crown but after a defeat at Kempton last time she needs to bounce [...]

By |2021-02-15T15:34:52+00:00February 15th, 2021|Ante Post|Comments Off on 2021 Champion Hurdle – Ante Post Preview

2020 Ryanair Chase – Ante Post Preview

The 2020 Ryanair Chase is run at Cheltenham on Thursday the 12th of March, over a trip of two mile four furlongs, and a hundred and twenty seven yards. Last years winner Frodon looks set to return and try and win the race for a second year, with another [...]

By |2020-02-24T16:41:33+00:00February 24th, 2020|Ante Post|Comments Off on 2020 Ryanair Chase – Ante Post Preview

2020 Champion Hurdle – Ante Post Preview

The 2020 Champion Hurdle is run at Cheltenham on Tuesday the 10th of March, over a trip of two miles and eighty seven yards. With a few of the main contenders having alternative engagements, it's hard to hazard a guess at exactly which horses will line up on the [...]

By |2020-02-21T15:11:20+00:00February 21st, 2020|Ante Post|Comments Off on 2020 Champion Hurdle – Ante Post Preview

2020 Gold Cup – Ante Post Preview

The 2020 Cheltenham Gold Cup is run on Friday the 13th of March. The trip is three miles, two furlongs and seventy yards. Native River who won the race two years ago, and last years winner Al Boum Photo are set to line up again. They are joined by [...]

By |2020-02-18T18:04:51+00:00February 18th, 2020|Ante Post|Comments Off on 2020 Gold Cup – Ante Post Preview

2020 Champion Chase – Ante Post Preview

The 2020 Champion Chase is run over about twenty yards shy of two miles, at Cheltenham on Wednesday, March the 11th. Altior is bidding to win the race for the third time in a row, but he faces stiff opposition in the form of Chacun Pour Soi and Defi [...]

By |2020-02-18T17:59:26+00:00February 14th, 2020|Ante Post|Comments Off on 2020 Champion Chase – Ante Post Preview

Cheltenham 2019 – Interesting Stats and Potential Angles

I've taken a statistical look at the Cheltenham Festival for the last three years, and each of those articles will still be relevant to this years festival. They are mostly based on eight years data, so rather than refresh the same angles each year, I try to find some [...]

By |2020-03-02T13:15:31+00:00March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cheltenham 2019 – Interesting Stats and Potential Angles

2019 Stayers Hurdle – Ante Post Preview

The 2019 Stayers Hurdle is run over two miles, seven furlongs, two hundred and thirteen yards. News broke two days ago that last years winner Penhill won't be returning to defend his crown, after suffering an injury, which is a big shame as it's possible to pick holes in [...]

By |2019-03-01T17:47:22+00:00March 1st, 2019|Ante Post|Comments Off on 2019 Stayers Hurdle – Ante Post Preview
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