|Racecourse||Cheltenham, Old Course|
|Race Distance||Approximately 3 miles & 80 yards|
|Entry Conditions||Horses aged 5 and over|
|Current Sponsor||RSA Insurance|
|Date & Time||Day 2 / Wednesday 11th March 2020 / 15:30|
|Leading Jockey||Pat Taaffe with 5 wins|
|Leading Trainer||Fulke Walwyn & Willie Mullins with 5 wins|
The RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase is the 2nd race to take place on day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival. Day 2 is Ladies Day where both men and women traditionally dress to impress and enjoy a day of racing, fun and glamour.
The RSA Chase takes place on the Cheltenham old course and is run over a distance of approximately 3 miles and 80 yards with 20 fences to be jumped.
The race was first introduced in 1946 as the Broadway Novices’ Chase but has had various names over the years due to sponsorship with the current sponsor being RSA Insurance.
RSA Chase Past Winners
|2019||1st||Topofthegame||7||4-1||P F Nicholls||H Cobden|
|2nd||Santini||7||3-1||N J Henderson||Nico de Boinville||1/2 a Length|
|3rd||Delta Work||6||15-8F||G Elliott||D N Russell||1 3/4 Lengths|
|2018||1st||Presenting Percy||7||5-2F||P G Kelly||D N Russell|
|2nd||Monalee||7||10-3||H De Bromhead||H D Fehily||7 Lengths|
|3rd||Elegant Escape||6||9-1||C L Tizard||H Cobden||7 Lengths|
|2017||1st||Might Bite||78||7-2F||N J Henderson||Nico de Boinville|
|2nd||Whisper||9||9-2||N J Henderson||D N Russell||Nose|
|3rd||Bellshill||7||5-1||W P Mullins||Ruby Walsh||10 Lengths|
|2016||1st||Blaklion||7||8-1||N A Twiston-Davies||Ryan Hatch|
|2nd||Shaneshill||7||16-1||W P Mullins||P Townend||1/2 a Length|
|3rd||More Of That||8||6-4||Jonjo O’Neill||B J Geraghty||8 Lengths|
|2015||1st||Don Poli||6||13-8||WP Mullins||B J Cooper|
|2nd||Southfield Theatre||7||13/2||P F Nicholls||Sam Twiston-Davies||6 Lengths|
|3rd||Wounded Warrior||6||12-1||N Meade||P Carberry||1 1/2 Lengths|
RSA Chase Trends
- 7 of the last 10 RSA Chase winners were 7 years old
- 9 of the last 14 RSA Chase winners won last time out
- 6 of the last 13 RSA Chase winners were the SP favourites
- No runner younger than 7 years old have won the RSA Chase since 1978
- No runners aged 9 or older have won the RSA chase since 1992
RSA Chase Betting Offers
Looking for RSA Chase betting offers? Well, you’re in luck. Numerous bookmakers are running offers for the RSA Chase and other races at the Cheltenham Festival and we’ve put together a list of all of them. The offers below apply to the RSA Chase but there are many more available for other Cheltenham races.
Now is a great time to sign up to some bookmakers which you don’t have an account with yet as many bookmakers are offering new customers enhanced sign-up offers. If you are using your existing accounts for your bets on Cheltenham then you can still stake advantage of a number of betting offers such as price boosts, free bets, refunds, extra places, best odds guaranteed and more.
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