Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase

The Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase for horses of 5 years old and older. The race is run on the Old Course and runners have to jump 12 fences. It is the feature race of the second day.

The race has been won by some huge names in the past, including Altior, Sprinter Sacre and Moscow Flyer.

3.30 Queen Mother Champion Chase  (ITV/RTV)

Type: Grade 1 Steeple Chase Race

Distance: 2m 

Age: 5 year olds +

Weight: 11st 10lb

Allowances: 7lb for mares

Prize Fund: £400,000

 2009-2018 Stats


  • Nicky Henderson has won this four times, with Henry de Bromhead and Paul Nicholls twice a winner


  • Eight horses aged under 10 have won


  • Four favourites have won

Festival appearances:

  • Five winners were previous Festival winners

Form pointers:

  • Seven winners won their previous race (a Graded chase), six had won their previous two races
  • Nine winners had won a Grade 1 chase
  • Six winners had won over course and distance

Racing Hub Shortlist

1 Altior, 2 Min, 3 Footpad