Cross Country Chase
|Racecourse||Cheltenham, Cross Country Course|
|Race Distance||Approximately 3 miles 6 furlongs|
|Entry Conditions||Horses aged 45 and over|
|Date & Time||Day 2 / Wednesday 17th March 2021 / 16:10|
|Leading Jockey||Nina Carberry with 4 wins|
|Leading Trainer||Enda Bolger with 5 wins|
The Cross Country Chase, also known as the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase for sponsorship purposes, takes place at 16:10 on day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival.
The race is run on the cross country course at Cheltenham over a distance of approximately 3 miles and 6 furlongs and features no less than 32 obstacles to be jumped.
The Cross Country Chase is one of the more recent races to be added to the Cheltenham Festival race schedule having been introduced in 2005 when a fourth day was added to the festival.
Cross Country Chase Past Winners
|2020||1st||Easysland||6||3-1||D Cottin||J Plouganou|
|2nd||Tiger Roll||10||8/11f||G Elliott||K M Donoghue||17 lengths|
|3rd||Out Sam||11||33-1||G Elliott||Mr J J Codd||18 lengths|
|2019||1st||Tiger Roll||9||5-4F||G Elliott||K M Donoghue|
|2nd||Josies Orders||11||15-2||E Bolger||P Townend||22 Lengths|
|3rd||Urgent De Gregaine||11||17-2||E Clayeux||Felix de Giles||3/4 Length|
|2018||1st||Tiger Roll||8||4-6F||G Elliott||K M Donoghue|
|2nd||Urgent De Gregaine||10||16-1||E Clayeux||Felix de Giles||2 Lengths|
|3rd||The Last Samuri||10||33-1||K C Bailey||D Bass||11 Lengths|
|2017||1st||Cause Of Causes||9||4-1||G Elliott||J J Codd|
|2nd||Bless The Wings||12||10-1||G Elliott||D N Russell||9 Lengths|
|3rd||Cantlow||12||9-4F||E Bolger||A Heskin||1 1/4 lengths|
|2016||1st||Josies Orders||8||15-8||E Bolger||N Carberry|
|2nd||Bless The Wings||11||33-1||G Elliott||J J Codd||1 1/4 Lengths|
|3rd||Quantitativeeasing||11||9-1||E Bolger||M P Walsh||5 Lengths|
|2015||1st||Rivage D’Or||10||6-1||A J Martin||D N Russell|
|2nd||Any Currency||12||7-1||M Keighley||A Coleman||2 1/4 Lengths|
|3rd||Uncle Junior||14||20-1||W P Mullins||P W Mullins||1 Length|
Cross Country Chase Trends
- 12 of the last 15 Cross Country Chase winners were aged 10 or younger
- 13 of the last 15 Cross Country Chase winners had Irish trainers
Cross Country Chase Betting Offers
If you’re considering having a bet on the race, then you’ll be pleased to know that there are many Cross Country Chase betting offers available from a number of bookmakers.
Many top bookies will be offering best odds guaranteed on all races at Cheltenham, including the Cross Country Chase and there are plenty of other offers available such as refunds, extra places, free bets and enhanced odds on specific horses and races.
Take a look below at all of the Cross Country Chase betting offers which are likely to available for the 2021 Cheltenham Festival and click to view more info about the offer.