13th Mar 2022 | Cheltenham Festival

Arkle Trophy Trends

Arkle Trophy Trends

Edwardstone heads the betting after a string of wins but in an open looking event can someone turnover the market leader 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.


13 of the last 15 winners finished in the top two last time out.
15 of the last 15 winners had raced at least three times that season.
13 of the last 15 winners were rated 142+ over hurdles.

Horses that fit all the trends:
Blue Lord
Coeur Sublime

Blue Lord to win 4/1 with William Hill
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 14:49 13th Mar, 2022 but subject to change

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