The Queen Mother Champion Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase, which horses of the age of 5 years old and older can enter. The race is run on the old course at Cheltenham and the runners have 12 fences to jump. It is the feature race on Ladies’ Day of the Cheltenham festival and is the fourth race of the day.
The race has been won by some huge names in the past, including Sprinter Sacre and Moscow Flyer.
Queen Mother Champion Chase Profile
Type: Grade 1 Steeple Chase Race
Distance: 2m (3,219m)
Age: 5 year olds +
Weight: 11st 10lb
Allowances: 7lb for mares
Prize Fund: £350,000