The Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices Chase [Class 1] [Grade 1] – Cheltenham

Betting Guide

Age: 90% of winners 6/7 years old

Favourites win slightly more than non-favourites, the softer the ground the more likely the favourite is to win.

Irish and French horses win more than British ones.

Form: They must have won their last race, which should have been Dec-Feb. They must be a previous distance and going winner and preferably placed at Cheltenham Old course before.

Trainers: Henderson and Mullins have won this 3 times each in the last 10 years.

Sadler’s Wells pedigree are 3 times more likely to win than other pedigrees.

90% of Starting prices were 9/1 or below. Average SP was 11/2 or below.