Cheltenham Wednesday Top Tip
15:30 CHAMPION CHASE (2022): This tip has expired, as this event has finished.
Racecard (Grade 1)
7 races take place on Cheltenham Wednesday (the 2nd day of 4 of the Cheltenham Festival) under the current schedule. In 2022, the 2nd day falls on 16th March. The feature race of Cheltenham Wednesday, the Champion Chase, starts at 15:30.
13:30 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (Hurdles, 2 miles 5 furlongs) – This race features novice hurdlers, aged at least four years. Jockey Ruby Walsh has had 4 wins since 2008 in this race (Fiveforthree, Mikael d’Haguenet, Faugheen, and Yorkhill), making him the race’s leading jockey. Willie Mullins was the trainer on all these 4 occasions, making him the race’s leading trainer. In 2021, Rachael Blackmore won on Bob Olinger.
14:10 Brown Advisory Novices’ Chase (Fences, 3 miles 1/2 furlong) – You will see novice chasers in this race, aged at least 5 years old. It is not unusual for winners of this race to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup the following year – e.g. Denman, Bobs Worth, and Lord Windermere. Trainer Willie Mullins has won this race a record 5 times, including with Monkfish in 2021.
15:30 CHAMPION CHASE (FENCES, 2 MILES) – This National Hunt steeplechase which is run on the Old Course, is the most important minimum distance allowed chase in the National Hunt year.… Read the rest