Posts containing the tag 2020 Cheltenham Festival

How did we get on?

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The Racing Horse had a mixed 2020 Cheltenham Festival, but (as always) we made a profit. It is hoped our pertinence, preparation and a certain acceptance of order was transmitted and received by our members long before racing started. Our aim was to find the ears of those members with the appropriate mental processes … Continue reading

Mathematics, Bias & Comment

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Mathematics are the governing force of horse racing betting It is our belief that mathematics are the governing force of horse racing betting so embrace numbers and dismiss racing pundits. At this time of the year especially we perennially unsubscribe/delete from those who seek to raise their own profiles, a spring clean if you … Continue reading

CHELTENHAM RATINGS explained

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The Racing Horse trends are not uniform, some might consider them disorganised, but if you believe as we do, mathematics are the governing force of sports betting then each and every single line produced has some sort of intrinsic value! Not all lines carry the same weight but each carries weight. 2020 CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL … Continue reading

2020 CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL (Home Page)

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The Racing Horse offers our powerful RACECOURSE TEMPLATE, RACING TRENDS and BETTING ADVICE for every race of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival contained in a made to measure 35-piece presentation. It is our aim to help/prepare/inform our members by giving only pertinent information needed for the four-day spectacular! This Home Page will build/update on a … Continue reading

3m5f201y National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Chase (Grade 2) (5yo+)

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The National Hunt Chase is the oldest race run at the Cheltenham Festival first run over 140 years ago. These days it always carries a large field and is ridden by Amateur riders over the marathon trip of 4m. All horses are young novice chasers. The race is a recipe for a shock and … Continue reading

The BIG FOUR!

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The Cheltenham Festival is unique and comes with its own personality, type and quality – a failure or disregard to understand/appreciate gives the edge to the bookmaker. The very essence of the Festival makes demands not applicable elsewhere, and if the reader believes (as we do), that mathematics is the governing force of horse rating … Continue reading

2m4f44y Northern Trust Company Novices’ Handicap Chase (Listed Race) (5yo+)

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This Novices Handicap Chase was introduced into the Festival in 2011 replacing the old Jewson Novices Handicap and also switching to the first day of the Festival.  The handicap is limited to horses rated under 145 and with so many entries, most runners will be rated within a few pounds of this, making for … Continue reading

2m3f200y Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle (Registered As The David Nicholson Mares’ Hurdle) (Grade 1) (4yo+)

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The OLBG Mares’ Hurdle was known as the David Nicholson Mares’ Hurdle until 2011 and is a Grade 1 race open to mares of 4yo and older. It is to be ran on the Old Course over a distance of 2m3f200y with nine hurdles to be jumped. There is not very much information we can … Continue reading

2m0f87y Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1) (4yo+)

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The winner of the Champion Hurdle Grade 1 over 2m is normally one of the fancied runners. More recently the Irish runners and those from the Willie Mullins stable have dominated. The 2020 running will be the 90th running of the Champion Hurdle which has been won by some greats over the years. The … Continue reading

3m1f0y Ultima Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (5yo+)

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Originally known as the National Hunt Handicap Chase this race remains a competitive handicap. Run on the Old Course it provides a stiff test over a trip of 3m1f where the pace is always strong. Novice or second-season chasers have a good record in the race, making life difficult for the proven class horses … Continue reading