Cheltenham New Year’s Day Trends and Free Tips

TQ Weekend Wrap – Free Horse Racing Tips and Trends: 21st July 2018

The ITV cameras are doing overtime at the moment with the latest fixture being the New Year’s Day card at Cheltenham racecourse. Plenty to get excited about with four more LIVE races on ITV to take in including the Dipper Novices’ Chase and Relkeel Hurdle as we welcome 2019 in with a bang.

So, as always, we’ve got it all covered here at TQ with all the key trends, plus our verdict, on each of the LIVE ITV races – we’re confident these trends will point you in the direction of a few winners, or at least help narrow down some of the field to highlight the horses that fit the best profile of past winners – So, let’s get cracking!

Cheltenham Horse Racing Trends (RUK/ITV)

1.25 – BetBright Dipper Novices´ Chase (Grade 2) Cl1 2m4f166y ITV

16/16 – Finished in the top 3 last time out
16/16 – Raced within the last 6 weeks
15/16 – Returned 6/1 or shorter in the betting
14/16 – Went onto run in a Cheltenham Festival race (1 winner)
13/16 – Came from the top three in the betting
13/16 – Won between 1-2 times over fences before
13/16 – Raced within the last 4 weeks
12/16 – Had won over fences at 2m3f or further before
12/16 – Aged between 6-8 years-old
10/16 – Placed favourites
9/16 – Irish bred
9/16 – Won last time out
8/16 – Had won over hurdles at Cheltenham before
7/16 – Returned 5/4 or shorter in the betting
7/16 – Ran at either Sandown or Cheltenham last time out
7/16 – Winning favourites
6/16 – Aged 7 years-old
2/16 – Won by the Pipe stable
2/16 – Ridden by Barry Geraghty
1/16 – Went onto win the Arkle Chase (My Way De Solzen, 2007)
The average winning SP in the last 9 runnings is 4/1

TQ VERDICT: To Follow……………………

2.00 – Download The Betbright App Handicap Chase (Grade 3) Cl1 2m4f166y ITV

16/16 – Had run over fences at Cheltenham before
15/16 – Raced within the last 2 months
14/16 – Had won at least twice over fences before
14/16 – Either French (5) or Irish (9) bred
13/16 – Had won over 2m4f or further (fences) before
13/16 – Raced within the last 4 weeks
13/16 – Priced 9/1 or shorter in the betting
12/16 – Rated 138 or higher
11/16 – Aged 8 or older
11/16 – Carried 11-0 or less
11/16 – Unplaced last time out
10/16 – Had won over fences at Cheltenham before
10/16 – Went onto run at that season’s Cheltenham Festival
9/16 – Ran at Cheltenham last time out
9/16 – Unplaced favourites
8/16 – Came from the top 3 in the betting
4/16 – Winning favourites
3/16 – Won by the Nigel Twiston-Davies yard
1/16 – Went onto win the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival
Ballyhill (9/1) won the race in 2018
The average winning SP in the last 9 runnings is 8/1

TQ VERDICT: To Follow……………………

2.35 – Simplify Horse Racing Selections With Betfinder At Betbright Handicap Hurdle Cl2 3m ITV

14/15 – Had raced within the last 4 weeks
13/15 – Aged between 5-7 years-old
12/15 – Had raced at Cheltenham before
11/15 – Had won at least twice over hurdles in the UK before
11/15 – Had won a hurdles race over at least 2m4f before
10/15 – Rated 130 or higher
10/15 – Unplaced last time out
9/15 – Went onto run in a race at that season’s Cheltenham Festival
9/15 – Carried 10-9 or more
9/15 – Came from outside the top 3 in the betting
8/15 – Unplaced favourites
8/15 – Ran at Cheltenham last time out
6/15 – Had won over at least 3m (hurdles) before
5/15 – French bred
4/15 – Had won over hurdles at Cheltenham before
3/15 – Won last time out
2/15 – Won by the Pipe stable
2/15 – Winning favourites
1/15 – Won by a mare
1/15 – Went onto win the World Hurdle later that season (Big Buck’s, 2009)
The average winning SP in the last 9 runnings is 15/2

TQ VERDICT: To Follow……………………

3.10 – Dornan Engineering Relkeel Hurdle Cl2 2m4f110y ITV

13/14 – Went on run in a race at the Cheltenham Festival (no winners)
13/14 – Won by either a French (5) or Irish (8) bred
12/14 – Had raced within the last 6 weeks
11/14 – Had raced at Cheltenham before
10/14 – Priced 11/2 or shorter in the betting
10/14 – Had won at least 4 times over hurdles before
9/14 – Came from the top 3 in the betting
9/14 – Had won at Cheltenham before
9/14 – Had won over at least 2m4f (hurdles) before
8/14 – Went onto run in the World Hurdle later that season
6/14 – Raced at Cheltenham last time out
6/14 – Winning favourites
5/14 – Won last time out
4/14 – Trained by Nicky Henderson
4/14 – Ridden by Barry Geraghty
2/14 – Trained by the Pipe stable
Wholestone (9/4 fav) won the race in 2018
The average winning SP in the last 9 runnings is 4/1