15th Mar 2018 | Cheltenham Festival
Gold Cup Trends
The last 15 winners of the Gold Cup had previously scored at Grade One level, which narrows down the field significantly if the trend holds true.
Race Profile: The climax to the Cheltenham Festival, the Gold Cup is the blue riband event in National Hunt racing. Twenty-two fences separate the next champion from immortality.
The last 18 winners had all previously scored at Grade One level.
16 of the last 20 winners had been placed at the Festival before.
22 of the last 24 winners were aged between seven and nine.
Horses that fit all the trends:
Road To Respect
Saphir Du Rheu
Odds correct at time of publishing: 19:29 15th Mar, 2018 but subject to change