Ryanair Chase Trends

Before the festival it is always important to carefully research the races before having a bet in them. One way of doing this is to look at the key trends from the race.

@Cameron3012 has compiled the following trends to help pick this years Ryanair Chase winners!



Ryanair Chase Trends 2017: 

  • 10 winners had winning form at Cheltenham
  • 14/18 winners/runners up had won at Cheltenham
  • 4 winners had won the PP Gold Cup and 4 had won the Ascot Chase
  • 6/9 winners had been beaten in the King George that season
  • 9 winners were in the front 3 in the betting (great race for fancied horses)
  • 10 winners had no more than 4 runs since October
  • Since upgrade to Grade 1 8/9 were rated 161 or above (including Uxizandre in 2015 whom we backed at 22-1)
  • 8/9 had also previously won a Grade 1 race before their win
  • FR breds have won 5 of 11 including the last 3 (first two home were FR bred in 2015 and 2016)
  • 8/9 rated 161 plus
  • Irish are 1/30 (Vautour last year brought home the solitary win)
  • 4/4 second season chasers
  • Only 2/9 won LTO
  • Only 2/9 were priced above 6-1
  • Headgear a positive
  • 6/9 made most of the running

There’s a lot of information to potentially help us pick a winner here. SkyBet are Non Runner No Bet on the Ryanair Chase. Sign up here & get £10 free no deposit required!