Brown Advisory & Merriebelle StablePlate

The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate is a Grade 3 National Hunt chase, staged on the New Course with seventeen fences to be jumped. Horses must be at least 5 years old to be entered into the handicap race.

4.10 Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (ITV/RTV)

Type: Grade 3 Steeplechase Race

Distance: 2m 5f 

Age: 5 year olds +

Weight: Handicap

Prize Fund: £115,000

2009-2018 Stats


  • Won by Irish trainers the last three years – until then British trainers took the race, with David Pipe winning it three times


  • The last ten races have been won by horses aged 6 to 10, with 9yo winning it three times


  • Two favourites (9/2 and 5/1) have won in the last ten years, all other winners have returned prices between 12/1 and 40/1

Form pointers:

  • Only two winners had won their previous race, five more had won a race that season
  • Five winners were either out of the frame or pulled up in the last race
  • All winners had previously won at distances between 2m3f and 2m5f
  • Six winners had won at the distance
  • Nine winners had run 12 times or less over fences
  • No winner had won at Cheltenham and none had contested theat season’s major Cheltenham handicaps at 2m4f/2m5f

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