Cheltenham Festival stats: Day Two

  • By: Ian Ogg
  • Last Updated: March 12 2014, 17:14 GMT

Ian Ogg highlights some of the key statistics for all of the races on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival.

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Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle

  • Eight winners have returned at 17/2 or shorter with the last six 7/1 or shorter.
  • Seven winners had run at least three times over hurdles.
  • Horses aged five and six have won all of the renewals.

Selection: Faugheen Alternative: Red Sherlock

RSA Chase

  • Seven year olds have won eight renewals (others aged 5 & 8), including the last seven.
  • Willie Mullins, Nicky Henderson and Paul Nicholls all have two wins apiece.
  • All of the winners had their preceding start in the same calendar year.

Selection: Ballycasey Alternative: Don Cossack

Coral Cup

  • No winner has been rated higher than 148.
  • Eight winners carried no more than 11st 2lbs.
  • Six winners won their preceding start.

Selection: Waaheb Alternative: Vendor

BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase

  • Six winners contested the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown.
  • Seven winners had won or been placed a race at a previous Cheltenham Festival.
  • No winner had race more than four times in the current season.

Selection: Baily Green Alternative: Captain Conan

Glenfarclas Handicap Chase (Cross Country)

  • Horses trained in Ireland have won eight of the nine renewals.
  • Winners have been aged between eight and 12 with five in double figures but the last three all younger.
  • Two winners won off top-weight but no other has carried more than 10-13.

Selection: Star Neuville Alternative: Sizing Australia

Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle

  • Seven of the nine winners were beaten on their first two starts over hurdles.
  • Five winners were bred in France.
  • Fillies have won four of the renewals.

Selection: Gerdago Alternative: Azza

Weatherbys Champion Bumper

  • Six 5 year olds have won, three 6 y-os and a 4 y-o.
  • Horses trained in Ireland have won eight renewals.
  • Six winners had had at least two starts in bumpers.

Selection: Killultagh Vic Alternative: Shaneshill

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