Cheltenham Festival Day 2 betting guide – Ladies Day

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Battle is renewed between the punters and the bookies on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival. Betting turnover will be affected by the number of winning favourites on the first day. The feature race is the Champion Chase at 3:30pm.

Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle

1:30pm – Grade 1 – 2m 5f – £125,000

Cheltenham Old Course, for horses aged four and older with 10 hurdles. All horses carry 11-07 except four-year-olds (10-12), and fillies and mares receive an allowance of seven pounds.

Novices’ Hurdle recent winners

Year Horse Jockey Trainer SP
2010 Peddlers Cross Jason Maguire Donald McCain +700
2011 First Lieutenant Davy Russell MF Morris +700
2012 Simonsig Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson +200
2013 The New One Sam Twiston-Davies Nigel Twiston-Davies +350
2014 Faugheen Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins +150
2015 Windsor Park Davy Russell DK Weld +450
2016 Yorkhill Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins +300
2017 Willoughby David Bass Ben Pauling +1400
2018 Samcro Jack Kennedy Gordon Elliott -137.49
2019 City Island Mark Walsh Martin Brassil +800

Novices’ Hurdle 10-year betting trends

  • Average price of winners: over +500.
  • Range of starting prices: -137.49 to +1400.
  • Number of outright and joint favourites: three.
  • Odds-on favourites: one.
  • Double-figure priced winners: one.
  • Most common range of odds: three winners from +700 to +800.

Novices’ Hurdle 10-year race trends

  • British-trained winners: four.
  • Irish-trained winners: six.
  • Most common age: six.
  • Weight range: all carried 11-07.
  • Leading jockey (wins): Ruby Walsh and Davy Russell (two).
  • Leading trainer (wins): Willie Mullins (two).

RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase

2:10pm – Grade 1 – 3m 80y – £175,000

Cheltenham Old Course, for horses aged five and older with 19 fences. All horses carry 11-04 except five-year-olds (11-02), and fillies and mares receive an allowance of seven pounds.

Novices’ Chase recent winners

Year Horse Jockey Trainer SP
2010 Weapon’s Amnesty Davy Russell C Byrnes 10/1
2011 Bostons Ange Robbie Power John Harrington 16/1
2012 Bobs Worth Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson 9/2
2013 Lord Windermere Davy Russell Jim Culloty 8/1
2014 O’Faolains Boy Barry Geraghty Rebecca Curtis 12/1
2015 Don Poli Bryan Cooper Willie Mullins 13/8 F
2016 Blaklion Ryan Hatch Nigel Twiston-Davies 8/1
2017 Might Bite Nico de Boinville Nicky Henderson 7/2 F
2018 Presenting Percy Davy Russell Patrick G Kelly 5/2 F
2019 Topofthegame Harry Cobden Paul Nicholls 4/1

Novices’ Chase 10-year betting trends

  • Average price of winners: over +700.
  • Range of starting prices: +162.5 to +1600.
  • Number of outright and joint favourites: three.
  • Odds-on favourites: none.
  • Double-figure priced winners: three.
  • Most common range of odds: three winners from +350 to +450.

Novices’ Chase 10-year race trends

  • British-trained winners: five.
  • Irish-trained winners: five.
  • Most common age: seven.
  • Weight range: all carried 11-04.
  • Leading jockey (wins): Davy Russell (three).
  • Leading trainer (wins): Nicky Henderson (two).

Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle

2:50pm – Grade 3 – 2m 5f – £100,000

Cheltenham Old Course, for horses aged four and older with 10 hurdles. This is a handicap, so horses carry a range of weights from 10-10 to 11-12.

Handicap Hurdle recent winners

Year Horse Jockey Trainer SP
2010 Spirit River Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson 14/1
2011 Carlito Brigante Davy Russell Gordon Elliott 16/1
2012 Son Of Flicka Jason Maguire Donald McCain 16/1
2013 Medinas Wayne Hutchinson Alan King 33/1
2014 Whisper Nico de Boinville Nicky Henderson 14/1
2015 Aux Ptits Soins Sam Twiston-Davies Paul Nicholls 9/1
2016 Diamond King Davy Russell Gordon Elliott 12/1
2017 Supasundae Robbie Power Mrs John Harrington 16/1
2018 Bleu Berry Mark Walsh Willie Mullins 20/1
2019 William Henry Nico de Boinville Nicky Henderson 28/1

Handicap Hurdle 10-year betting trends

  • Average price of winners: almost +1800.
  • Range of starting prices: +900 to +3300.
  • Number of outright and joint favourites: none.
  • Odds-on favourites: none.
  • Double-figure priced winners: nine.
  • Most common range of odds: six winners from +1200 to +1600.

Handicap Hurdle 10-year race trends

  • British-trained winners: six.
  • Irish-trained winners: four.
  • Most common age: five.
  • Weight range: 10-03 to 11-10.
  • Leading jockey (wins): Davy Russell (two).
  • Leading trainer (wins): Nicky Henderson and Gordon Elliott (two).

Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase

3:30pm – Grade 1 – 1m 7f 99y – £400,000

Cheltenham Old Course, for horses aged five and older with 12 fences. All horses carry 11-10, but mares receive an allowance of seven pounds.

Champion Chase recent winners

Year Horse Jockey Trainer SP
2010 Big Zeb Barry Geraghty CA Murphy 10/1
2011 Sizing Europe AE Lynch Henry de Bromhead 10/1
2012 Finians Rainbow Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson 4/1
2013 Sprinter Sacre Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson 1/4
2014 Sire de Grugy Jamie Moore Gary Moore 11/4
2015 Gary Moore Sam Twiston-Davies Paul Nicholls 9/2
2016 Sprinter Sacre Nico de Boinville Nicky Henderson 5/1
2017 Special Tiara Noel Fehily Henry de Bromhead 11/1
2018 Altior Nico de Boinville Nicky Henderson F
2019 Altior Nico de Boinville Nicky Henderson 4/11 F

Champion Chase 10-year betting trends

  • Average price of winners: almost +500.
  • Range of Starting Prices: -400 to +1100.
  • Number of outright and joint favourites: four.
  • Odds-on favourites: two.
  • Double-figure priced winners: three.
  • Most common range of odds: three winners from +1000 to +1100.

Champion Chase 10-year race trends

  • British-trained winners: seven.
  • Irish-trained winners: three.
  • Most common age: nine.
  • Weight range: all winners carried 11-10.
  • Leading jockey (wins): Barry Geraghty and Nico de Boinville (three).
  • Leading trainer (wins): Nicky Henderson (five).

Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase

4:10pm – Ungraded – 3m 6f 37y – £65,000

Cheltenham Cross Country Course, for horses aged five and older with 32 obstacles. All horses carry 11-04, but mares receive an allowance of seven pounds.

Cross Country Chase recent winners

Year Horse Jockey Trainer SP
2010 A New Story AP Heskin Michael Hourigan 25/1
2011 Sizing Australia AE Lynch Henry de Bromhead 13/2
2012 Balthazar King Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs 11/2
2013 Big Shu BM Cash Peter Maher 14/1
2014 Balthazar King Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs 4/1
2015 Rivage D’Or Davy Russell AJ Martin 16/1
2016 Josies Orders Nina Carberry Enda Bolger 15/8 F
2017 Cause Of Causes JJ Codd Gordon Elliott 4/1
2018 Tiger Roll Keith Donoghue Gordon Elliott 7/1
2019 Tiger Roll Keith Donoghue Gordon Elliott 5/4 F

Cross Country Chase 10-year betting trends

  • Average price of winners: over +850.
  • Range of starting prices: +125 to +2500.
  • Number of outright and joint favourites: two.
  • Odds-on favourites: none.
  • Double-figure priced winners: three.
  • Most common range of odds: five winners from +400 to +700.

Cross Country Chase 10-year race trends

  • British-trained winners: two.
  • Irish trained winners: eight.
  • Most common age: eight.
  • Weight range: 9-07 to 11-12. (Handicap until 2016.)
  • Leading jockey (wins): Richard Johnson and Keith Donoghue (two).
  • Leading trainer (wins): Gordon Elliott (three).

Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle

4:50pm – Grade 3 – 2m 87y – £80,000

Cheltenham Old Course, for horses aged four and with eight hurdles. The race is a handicap, so horses carry a range of weights from 10-00 to 11-10.

Juvenile Handicap Hurdle recent winners

Year Horse Jockey Trainer SP
2010 Sanctuaire Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls 33/1
2011 What A Charm Paul Townend ALT Moore 25/1
2012 Une Artiste Jeremiah McGrath Nicky Henderson 40/1
2013 Flaxen Flare Davy Condon Gordon Elliott 25/1
2014 Hawk High Brian Hughes Tim Easterby 33/1
2015 Qualando Nick Scholfield Paul Nicholls 25/1
2016 Diego Du Charmil Sam Twiston-Davies Paul Nicholls
2017 Flying Tiger Richard Johnson Nick Williams 33/1
2018 Veneer of Charm Jack Kennedy Gordon Elliott 33/1
2019 Band Of Outlaws JJ Slevin Joseph O’Brien 7/2 F

Juvenile Handicap Hurdle 10-year betting trends

  • Average price of winners: over +2100.
  • Range of Starting Prices: +350 to +4000.
  • Number of outright and joint favourites: two.
  • Odds-on favourites: none.
  • Double-figure priced winners: six.
  • Most common range of odds: six winners from +2500 to +4000.

Juvenile Handicap Hurdle 10-year race trends

  • British-trained winners: six.
  • Irish-trained winners: four.
  • Most common age: All winners aged four.
  • Weight range: 10-04 to 11-08.
  • Leading jockey (wins): No multiple-winning jockey.
  • Leading trainer (wins): Paul Nicholls (three).

Weatherbys Champion Bumper

5:30pm – Grade 1 – 2m 87y – £75,000

Cheltenham Old Course, for horses aged from four to six on the flat. Horses aged four carry 10-11, other horses carry 11-05 and mares receive a seven-pound allowance.

Champion Bumper recent winners

Year Horse Jockey Trainer SP
2010 Cue Card Joe Tizzard Colin Tizzard 40/1
2011 Cheltenian Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs 14/1
2012 Champagne Fever PW Mullins Willie Mullins 16/1
2013 Briar Hill Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins 25/1
2014 Silver Concorde Robbie McNamara DK Weld 16/1
2015 Moon Racer Tom Scudamore David Pipe 9/2 F
2016 Ballyandy Sam Twiston-Davies Nigel Twiston-Davies 5/1
2017 Favonagh JJ Codd Gordon Elliott 7/1
2018 Relegate Katie Walsh Willie Mullins 25/1
2019 Envoi Allen JJ Codd Gordon Elliott 2/1 F

Champion Bumper 10-year betting trends

  • Average price of winners: over +1500.
  • Range of starting prices: +200 to +4000.
  • Number of outright and joint favourites: two.
  • Odds-on favourites: none.
  • Double-figure priced winners: six.
  • Most common range of odds: three winners from 14/1 to 16/1.

Champion Bumper 10-year race trends

  • British-trained winners: four.
  • Irish-trained winners: six.
  • Most common age: five.
  • Weight range: 10-12 to 11-02.
  • Leading jockey (wins): JJ Codd (two).
  • Leading trainer (wins): Willie Mullins (three).

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