14th Mar 2019 | Cheltenham Festival
Gold Cup Trends
The last 16 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 19 winners had all previously scored at Grade One level.
17 of the last 21 winners had been placed at the Festival before.
23 of the last 25 winners were aged between seven and nine.
Horses that fit all the trends:
Balko Des Flos
Bristol De Mai
Odds correct at time of publishing: 17:23 14th Mar, 2019 but subject to change