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Queen Mother Champion Chase Betting Tips

The second day of the Cheltenham Festival is all about the Queen Mother Champion Chase. One of the most competitive races expected to take place at 2022 Cheltenham Festival, many horses will have this race identified as the focal point of the their season and will be looking to win. With that in mind, we'll have all of the latest Cheltenham betting offers for this feature race in our UK Horse Racing betting markets, as well as all the odds and betting tips on every race at Cheltenham.

About The Queen Mother Champion Chase

A Grade 1 race held annually at the Cheltenham Festival, the Queen Mother Champion Chase is the shortest chase race at the Cheltenham Festival. Contested over two miles, it's usually the destination for the quickest chasers in training, and with the race being so short, one false move could scupper a horse's chances of passing the post first.

Run on the old course at Cheltenham, The Champion Chase is the feature race on Ladies Day or the second day of the Cheltenham Festival, and this year it looks set to be a face-off between superstar chasers Shiskin and Energumene, who both will look to add this pinnacle race to their list of wins.

Queen Mother Champion Chase Betting Tips

In the 2022 Cheltenham Festival build-up, we'll have all of the top UK Horse Racing Betting markets that feature all of the top Cheltenham betting odds , including Champion Chase betting. Alongside those, our resident tipster will be on hand to offer betting tips each day of the festival and pick out their top selection for this race.

Queen Mother Champions Chase Recent Winners

Year Horse Winning Trainer
2021 Put The Kettle On Henry de Bromhead
2020 Politologue Paul Nicholls
2019 Altior Nicky Henderson
2018 Altior Nicky Henderson
2017 Special Tiara Henry de Bromhead
2016 Sprinter Sacre Nicky Henderson
2015 Dodging Bullets Paul Nicholls
2014 Sire De Grugy Gary Moore
2013 Sprinter Sacre Nicky Henderson
2012 Finian's Rainbow Nicky Henderson
2011 Sizing Europe Henry de Bromhead

Queen Mother Champion Chase Top Trainers

When browsing the Queen Mother Champion Chase racecards, two of the trainer's punters keep their eyes peeled for Nicky Henderson and Paul Nicholls, who top the trainer rankings with five wins apiece in the race. At the 2022 Cheltenham Festival, both trainers could have the horse racing betting market favourites come race day.

Top Trainer Stats

Trainer R-W-P Stats
Paul Nicholls 31-5-10
Nicky Henderson 13-5-6
Henry de Bromhead 14-3-7
Mrs John Harrington 4-2-2
Philip Hobbs 9-1-3
Alan King 6-1-3

Queen Mother Champion Chase Top Jockeys

As well as looking at the top trainers for the Queen Mother Champion Chase, one of the other trends people tend to follow is winning jockeys, and in recent years, it's been Nico De Boinville who has a strong record in the race thanks to Altior picking up two victories.

Top Jockey Stats

Trainer R-W-P Stats
Nico de Boinville 3-3-3
Jamie Moore 4-1-1
Sam Twiston-Davies 3-1-1
Aidan Coleman 2-1-2
Harry Skelton 2-1-2
Paddy Brennan 10-0-3

Queen Mother Champion Chase Betting Trends

When browsing the UK horse racing online markets and looking at the Queen Mother Champion betting odds, it's also wise to look at the betting trends that could influence the markets and help you make an educated bet.

The first notable trend is that 82% of runners featured in a Graded race in their last appearance, and 72% also won their last race of this calibre. This bodes a confident stat for those punters who like to back the favourite, as normally, both these statistics go hand in hand. It's also worth noting that in ten of the last renewals of this race, the favourite has passed the post first on four occasions and placed on three.

If you're looking for stats that feature betting odds, then look no further than 77% of runners had odds no bigger than 8/1 last time out, and 60% of runners have never been set off at higher and 30/1 in their career.

Queen Mother Champion Chase FAQs

History of the Queen Mother Champion Chase

The Queen Mother Champion Chase is the newest of the four highlight races contested at the Cheltenham Festival. Originally run in 1959, the race was given its name in 1980. The Queen Mother was a well-known supporter of jumps racing, and Cheltenham owners dedicated this race to celebrate the fact.

Who has won the Queen Mother Champion Chase the most?

In the '80s, one of the more successful Champion Chase runners started his winning streak. Badsworth Boy won in 1983, 1984 and 1985 and remains the horse with the most wins in the race.

Who is the most successful trainer in the Queen Mother Champion Chase?

With six wins between 1960 and 1970, Tom Dreaper is the name that tops the trainer rankings.

How long is the Queen Mother Champion Chase?

The distance of the Queen Mother Champion Chase is approximately two miles in distance.

What is the prize money for the Queen Mother Champion Chase?

The prize pot on offer for the Queen Mother Champion Chase is £300,000

What time is the Queen Mother Champion Chase?

The race is featured on day two of the Cheltenham Festival and will get underway at 15:30.

How many runners are there in the Queen Mother Champion Chase?

The number of runners in the 2022 renewal of the Champion Chase will not be confirmed until the day of the race itself. However, nine runners took part in the 2021 running of the race.

Is the Champion Chase broadcast on TV?

Like all of the 2022 Cheltenham Festival, the Queen Mother Champion Chase will be broadcast on ITV.

Where can I bet on the Champion Chase?

Right here at Bet UK! We'll have all of the latest 2022 Cheltenham Festival odds in our UK Horse Racing markets, so whether you're backing the favourite or an outsider, we've got you covered.

Who won the 2021 Queen Mother Champion Chase?

The 2021 running of this race was won by mare Put The Kettle On.

*All odds from Bet UK’s online betting markets correct at the time of writing.

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2022-03-01