Cheltenham Festival 2018
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  • Day 4

Betfair Ascot Chase Odds 2018

The Ascot Chase nearly always proves to be a top class race with Cheltenham in mind as it falls just a matter of weeks before the big Festival. The race in February is run over two miles and five and half furlongs which makes it a good trial race for the Ryanair Chase. In recent years we have seen some of the very best horses run in the Ascot Chase including the great Kauto Star who won here before finishing second in the Gold Cup in 2008.

The distance of the race means that it can also be used as a Gold Cup trial but generally we will see the horses head to the slightly shorter Ryanair Chase at the Festival. Riverside Theatre won the race in 2012 before he went onto to Cheltenham to win the Ryanair which highlights what an important race this one can be.

Ascot Chase Result

15:35 Betfair Ascot Chase (Grade 1)
1.Waiting Patiently - R Jefferson - B Hughes - 2/1f
2.Cue Card - C Tizzard - P Brennan - 9/1
7 Ran

Recent Winners of the Ascot Chase

  • 2017 - Cue Card
  • 2016 - Silviniaco Conti
  • 2015 - Balder Succes
  • 2014 - Captain Chris
  • 2013 - Cue Card*
  • 2012 - Riverside Theatre*
  • 2011 - Riverside Theatre
  • 2010 - Monet's Garden
  • 2009 - Voy Por Ustedes
  • 2008 - Kauto Star
  • 2007 - Monet's Garden
  • 2006 - Our Vic
  • 2005 - It Takes Time
  • 2004 - Hand Inn Hand
  • 2003 - Tiutchev
  • 2002 - Tresor de Mai
  • 2001 - Tiutchev

*Went onto win at the Cheltenham Festival the following month

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Cheltenham Festival Odds

We now have the latest bookmakers betting odds for the main Cheltenham Festival Races.

These odds are updated regularily to ensure that you in touch with all the market moves in the build up to the festival.

Cheltenham Festival - Betting Tips

Tom LeeFollowing on from last year, we are delighted to announce that we are featuring horse racing tips from Channel Four Racing presenter, Tom Lee.

Tom appears on Channel 4's Morning Line & covers live Racing in the afternoon as well fronting RTE's Racing coverage in Ireland, his Cheltenham Festival Tips and previews of each day's Racing will be available during the Festival and supported with opinions and views from our Racing writers.

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Cheltenham Festival Racing

The four days of the Cheltenham Festival play host to a number of exceptional races: