A horse called Cool Ground is the only horse to have won this race and gone onto win the Gold Cup.
These are some of the Jockeys that have won this race as amateurs Gay Kindersley, John Oaksey, Nick Gaselee, Roger Charlton, Michael Dickinson, Ridley Lamb, Ted Walsh, Jim Wilson, Simon Sherwood, Gee and Marcus Armytage, Robert Thornton, Adrian Maguire, Seamus Durack, Ken Whelan, David Crosse and Robert Walford.
4 favourites have won the race since 2002
A 40/1 winner and two 33/1 winners of this race in the last 10 years.
Of current trainers only Nicky Henderson has won this race twice in the last 9 years.