Festival Trophy Handicap Chase

Date Time Class Distance
Tue 13th March 2018 14:50 Grade 3 3 miles 1 furlong

Festival Trophy Handicap Chase tip:

Vintage Clouds e/w

A fighter on heavy ground, Vintage Clouds is in decent form and travelling with a weight he's comfortable with. Solid option for a place.

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Festival Trophy Handicap Chase Results

Pos Dist Horse Jockey Trainer Age Wgt
1st Coo Star Sivola Lizzie Kelly Nick Williams 6 69
2nd nk Shantou Flyer James Bowen Richard Hobson 8 73
3rd 6 Vintage Clouds Danny Cook Mrs S J Smith 8 68
4th 2.75 Beware The Bear J McGrath N J Henderson 8 73
5th 3 Singlefarmpayment A P Heskin T R George 8 70
6th 2.5 Yala Enki Charlie Deutsch Miss V Williams 8 73
7th 4 Ramses De Teillee T Scudamore D Pipe 6 70
8th 8 Casse Tete Joshua Moore G L Moore 6 67
9th hd Eamon An Cnoic David Noonan D Pipe 7 67
10th 7 O O Seven Aidan Coleman N J Henderson 8 73
11th 1 Cogry Jamie Bargary N A Twiston-Davies 9 67
12th 14 Minella Daddy Sean Bowen P Bowen 8 68
PU Vic De Touzaine B J Cooper Miss V Williams 9 68
PU Vicente Sam Twiston-Davies P F Nicholls 9 73
PU Wakanda Sean Quinlan Mrs S J Smith 9 72
PU Gold Present Nico de Boinville N J Henderson 8 75
PU Knight Of Noir Nick Scholfield M Blake 9 69
PU Sizing Codelco R M Power C L Tizzard 9 74
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About the Festival Trophy Handicap Chase

The Festival Trophy Handicap Chase is the first handicap race run at the Cheltenham Festival annually.  Run over an intermediate distance of 3 miles 1 furlong, the race features 20 fences. Entry is open to 5-year-old and above horses.

The Festival Trophy Handicap Chase has become something of a proving ground for horses that have gone on to achieve success in the Grand National, with several horses achieving this double in their careers.

However, the quality of entries is consistent with what you would expect from this class of race, and victory in the Festival Trophy Handicap Chase is typically a career peak for the winner.

Betting on the Festival Trophy Handicap Chase

There are no shortcuts for betting on the Festival Trophy Handicap Chase. Like with other day one races, you may find the favourite under priced, so don’t get onboard the favourite train unless there are some solid fundamentals backing up its prospects.

Otherwise you’ll need to do your homework. Match entries to the course conditions, distance and handicap based on past performances, and don’t pay undue attention to recent form if race stats don’t line up with the Festival Trophy Handicap Chase. Also don’t be afraid of getting behind long shots, as they can easily pay dividends even on the places.

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