10th Mar 2019 | Cheltenham Festival

Arkle Trophy Trends

Arkle Trophy Trends

It is a wide open Arkle but only three horses fit the recent winning trends. Can one of them turnover the market leaders and win at a decent price?

Arkle Challenge Trophy

Race Profile: Named in tribute to the great horse Arkle, the race that bears his name is for novices aged five-years-old and upwards. Run at a furious pace and over challenging fences, the race is a severe test of a novice’s ability.

Former top class hurdlers have a good record in the race, with 10 of the last 11 winners rated 142+ over hurdles. Winners often go on to become high-class national hunt chasers.


11 of the last 13 winners finished in the top two last time out.
13 of the last 13 winners had raced at least three times that season.
12 of the last 13 winners were rated 142+ over hurdles.

Horses that fit all the trends:
Duc Des Genievres
Slate House

Kalashnikov to win 10/1 with William Hill
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 18:49 10th Mar, 2019 but subject to change

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