Cross Country Chase Tips 2021

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When is The Cross Country Chase 2021?

The Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase is feature race of the Friday of the November Meeting at Cheltenham.

The Cross Country Chase takes place on Friday 12th November 2021 with the race starting at 3pm at Cheltenham Racecourse.

This 3 mile and 6 furlongs race is open to horses aged 5 years and older.

Last year's winner took home prize money of £12512.



Cross Country Chase Previous Winners

DateTrackDistanceGoingRunnersWinnerStallionAgeJockey (Clm)TrainerOddsWeightORNC(F)Days
Cheltenham3m6fGood To Soft10950/110-31360(0)
Cheltenham3m7fGood To Soft16119/211-81520(0)204d
Cheltenham3m7fGood To Firm141411/411-806(1)18d
Cheltenham3m7fGood To Soft16916/111-51030(0)168d
Cheltenham3m7fGood To Soft1496/111-202(1)12d
Cheltenham3m7fGood To Firm1387/211-201(0)22d


Cross Country Chase Stats and Trends

Cross Country Chase

12 year Trends and Statistics

  • Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 9 and 11.
  • Sex – All of the last 12 winners were geldings.
  • Country – 6 of the last 12 winners were bred in Ireland, 5 in France and 2 in Great Britain.
  • Colour – 11 of the last 12 winners were bay (b).
  • Starting Price (SP) – 3 of the last 12 winners had an odds of 4.5/1.
  • Starting Price Rank – 5 of the last 12 winners started as favourite and 9 were in the first 2 in the betting.
  • Headgear – 8 of the last 12 winners wore no headgear. 
  • Weight Carried – 6 of the last 12 winners carried between 10st 2lb and 10st 11lb. The other 6 all carried 11st 8lb.
  • Days Since Last Run – 4 of the last 12 winners had not run for over 181 days. 5 of the last 12 winners had run between 16 and 30 days ago.
  • Last Run Form – 2 of the last 12 winners had won last time out and 5 finished in the first 3.
  • Official Rating – Most of the last 12 winners had an official rating over 125.

Cross Country Chase Results

Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase (GBB Race)
Distance: 3m6f (6637 yards) Prize (winner): £12512 Dir: Left Handed
Runners: 9    Going: Good    Class: Class 2     Age Restrictions: 5yo+
Winners Time: 8 mins 34.27s   Avg OR: 151     Median OR: 145 

1 Kingswell Theatre 22/1

2 Beau Du Brizais 22/1

3 Potters Corner 17/2

NoPlaceDist BtHorseAgeWeightHeadgearORTrainerJockey (Claim)OddsBFBFP
91stKingswell Theatre1110-0CkPc145Scudamore, M JScudamore, Tom22/129.004.90
made all, clear until 4th, stayed on well, drawing clear final 150 yards BF IP MIN 1.01 BF IP MAX 75
62nd5Beau Du Brizais (FR)810-0145Hobbs, P JNolan, Michael G22/132.004.59
chased leaders, went 2nd from 7th, ridden last, no impression on winner final 150 yards, kept on BF IP MIN 2.06 BF IP MAX 1000
33rd2Potters Corner (IRE)1010-1151Williams, ChristianTudor, Jack (5)17/212.502.98
held up in rear, not always fluent, headway 25th, not fluent 4 out, closed before last, went 3rd final 150 yards, kept on, no impression on winner BF IP MIN 2.18 BF IP MAX 1000
24th2Easysland (FR)611-8CkPc TT167Cottin, DPlouganou, Jonathan8/11 (Fav)1.781.33
mid-division, not fluent 4th, slow 10th, closed 14th, mistake 27th, outpaced when not fluent 4 out, closed before last, no impression, went 4th flat BF IP MIN 1.41 BF IP MAX 1000
75th5Vivas (FR)910-0CkPc TT145Longsdon, C EDeutsch, Charlie40/161.998.40
chased leaders, close 3rd 2 out, edged right and weakened into 5th flat BF IP MIN 2.5 BF IP MAX 1000
56th4.25Kings Temptation810-0TT145Case, B IWoods, K K28/142.006.80
held up towards rear, pecked 4th, some headway 12th, mistake 16th, dropped to last 26th, remote 6th from 3 out BF IP MIN 24 BF IP MAX 1000
47th27Little Bruce (IRE)810-0CkPc145Kirby, P ADowson, Thomas14/118.003.22
chased winner until 7th, stayed handy, pushed along after 24th, soon lost place, behind from 27th BF IP MIN 12 BF IP MAX 970
1PUTiger Roll (IRE)1011-12Blnk TT171Elliott, GordonPower, R M4/16.801.82
rear of mid-division, pushed along 13th, struggling 19th, last next, soon pulled up BF IP MIN 6 BF IP MAX 1000
8PUVino Royale (FR)510-0TT145Cottin, DTwiston-Davies, Sam14/119.062.89
always behind, pulled up before last BF IP MIN 9.8 BF IP MAX 1000

Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase
Distance: 3m6f (6637 yards) Prize (winner): £15640 Dir: Left Handed
Runners: 10    Going: Soft    Class: Class 2     Age Restrictions: 5yo+
Winners Time: 8 mins 44.77s   Avg OR: 135     Median OR: 136.5

1 Diesel D'Allier 13/2
2 Urgent De Gregaine 5/1
3 Chic Name 11/2
10 ran Distances: 4½l, 2¾l, 2l
Time: 8m 44.77s (slow by 40.77s)

Full Results

NoPlaceDist BtHorseAgeWeightHeadgearORTrainerJockey (Claim)OddsBFBFP
91stDiesel DAllier (FR)610-4TT125Clayeux, EmmanuelDeutsch, Charlie13/28.382.86
held up towards rear, headway 5 out, soon tracked leaders, challenged 2 out, led last, ridden and asserted clear flat BF IP MIN 1.01 BF IP MAX 10.5
12nd4.5Urgent De Gregaine (FR)1111-12CkPc TT147Clayeux, EmmanuelGiles, Felix De5/17.002.25
held up behind, headway 4 out, tracked leaders on inside 2 out, went 2nd and every chance last, soon ridden, outpaced by winner flat BF IP MIN 2.02 BF IP MAX 1000
83rd2.75Chic Name (FR)710-8TT129Hobson, RichardBest, J A11/27.262.69
tracked leader to 13th, remained in touch, ridden after 3 out, stayed on to take 3rd flat, no impression with front pair BF IP MIN 5.2 BF IP MAX 1000
24th2Rolling Dylan (IRE)811-5CkPc140Hobbs, P JNolan, Michael G9/113.003.65
always prominent, driven to lead briefly before last, soon ridden, no impression with front pair when lost 3rd flat BF IP MIN 3.2 BF IP MAX 1000
55th5Kingswell Theatre1011-2CkPc137Scudamore, M JScudamore, Tom9/2 (Fav)6.002.36
led, driven and headed before last, weakened flat BF IP MIN 3.7 BF IP MAX 1000
46th1Fact Of The Matter (IRE)911-3CkPc TT138Snowden, JamieSheehan, Gavin8/113.453.76
tracked leaders, hit 6th, collided with rail after 9th, went 2nd from 13th, lost place after 3 out, no impression before last BF IP MIN 10 BF IP MAX 950
67th15Dawson City1011-1136Gundry, Miss PollyBellamy, Tom20/126.826.60
mid-division, lost place 25th, behind and struggling 4 out, weakened after 2 out, tailed off BF IP MIN 15 BF IP MAX 1000
38th25Tea For Two1010-12TT138Williams, Mrs JaneWilliams, Chester (5)7/19.713.20
held up, always behind, weakened 2 out, tailed off BF IP MIN 8.6 BF IP MAX 1000
79th6Rathlin Rose (IRE)1110-10Blnk131Pipe, D ENoonan, David G25/134.899.00
chased leaders to 7th, mid-division, struggling 3 out, weakened after next, tailed off BF IP MIN 17.5 BF IP MAX 1000
10PUSolstice Star910-4CkPc TT125Keighley, MTwiston-Davies, Sam8/110.503.29
mid-division, mistake 23rd, struggling 5 out, soon weakened, tailed off when pulled up 2 out BF IP MIN 10 BF IP MAX 1000

Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase
Distance: 3m6f (6637 yards) Prize (winner): £15475 Dir: Left Handed
Runners: 7    Going: Good    Class: Class 2     Age Restrictions: 5yo+
Winners Time: 8 mins 9.70s   Avg OR: 142     Median OR: 138

1 Josies Orders (IRE) 2/1 (fav)

2 Fact of the Matter (IRE) 7/1

3 Jarob 12/1

NoPlaceDist BtHorseAgeWeightHeadgearORTrainerJockey (Claim)OddsBFBFP
31stJosies Orders (IRE)1010-11Blnk144Bolger, EWalsh, M P2/1 (Fav)3.422.08
pressed leader, led approaching 6 out, driven and headed narrowly after last, ridden to regain lead flat, stayed on well BF IP MIN 1.01 BF IP MAX 3.7
72nd0.75Fact Of The Matter (IRE)810-0CkPc TT133Snowden, JamieSheehan, Gavin7/19.403.85
held up in rear, headway to join leaders when went wide 6 out, went 2nd 3 out, led narrowly after last, ridden and headed flat, kept on, no extra towards finish BF IP MIN 1.57 BF IP MAX 310
63rd0.75Jarob1110-1134OLoughlin, GEnright, M A12/113.505.38
tracked leaders, driven to chase front pair before 2 out, ridden and kept on flat, not quite pace to get on terms BF IP MIN 6.8 BF IP MAX 1000
14th4Tiger Roll (IRE)811-12CkPc TT159Elliott, GordonDonoghue, K M11/43.852.36
chased leaders, pushed along briefly 20th, outpaced 5 out, ridden into 4th before last, kept on, not reach leaders BF IP MIN 3.55 BF IP MAX 1000
25th15Bless The Wings (IRE)1311-5CkPc152Elliott, GordonCodd, Mr J J8/111.004.00
led, not fluent 21st, headed approaching 6 out, weakened between last 2 BF IP MIN 6 BF IP MAX 1000
46th6Midnight Shot810-5CkPc138Longsdon, C EBurke, Jonathan5/16.073.25
tracked leaders, challenged 6 out, outpaced 3 out, weakened before last BF IP MIN 5 BF IP MAX 1000
57th2Bay Of Freedom (IRE)910-2135Fahey, PeterMcLernon, R P33/138.8912.27
in touch, outpaced 5 out, ridden before 2 out, never on terms, weakened before last BF IP MIN 29 BF IP MAX 1000

Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase
Distance: 3m6f (6637 yards) Prize (winner): £15640 Dir: Left Handed
Runners: 10    Going: Good    Class: Class 2     Age Restrictions: 5yo+
Winners Time: 8 mins 14.60s   Avg OR: 135     Median OR: 133


1 Kingswell Theatre 14/1

2 Vicomte Du Seuil (FR) 12/1

3 Urgent De Gregaine (FR) 7/2

Full Results:

NoPlaceDist BtHorseAgeWeightHeadgearORTrainerJockey (Claim)OddsBFBFP
51stKingswell Theatre810-7CkPc136Scudamore, M JScudamore, Tom14/115.504.54
made all, clear from 18th, ridden when hard pressed before last, stayed on gamely flat BF IP MIN 1.01 BF IP MAX 28
92nd0.75Vicomte Du Seuil (FR)89-11CkPc TT129Clayeux, EmmanuelDeutsch, Charlie (3)12/114.394.60
in touch early, held up mid-division, tracked leaders 21st, effort to challenge before last, ridden and every chance flat, kept on, held towards finish BF IP MIN 1.42 BF IP MAX 1000
43rd6Urgent De Gregaine (FR)910-13CkPc TT142Clayeux, EmmanuelGiles, Felix De7/25.491.70
held up in touch, tracked leaders from 7th, left 2nd 18th, effort between last 2, ridden and kept on same pace in 3rd from last BF IP MIN 1.34 BF IP MAX 1000
24th3.5Cantlow (IRE)1211-5CkPc148Bolger, EWalsh, M P6/17.412.30
always prominent, ridden and effort between last 2, kept on same pace, no impression in 4th flat BF IP MIN 2.66 BF IP MAX 1000
115th1.75Adam du Breteau (FR)710-0CkPc129ONeill, JonjoMcLernon, R P50/150.0013.16
mid-division, hampered 11th, outpaced in 5th 3 out, ridden after next, never reached leaders BF IP MIN 21 BF IP MAX 1000
86th5Inis Meain (USA)1010-0129Hogan, Denis GerardHogan, D G50/1110.0015.50
held up behind, hampered 11th, outpaced 3 out, soon ridden, never near leaders BF IP MIN 42 BF IP MAX 1000
67th15Aubusson (FR)810-3135Williams, NickKelly, Lizzie (3)6/17.242.45
held up behind, saddle slipped and rider lost irons 6 out, never able to challenge, weakened before last, tailed off BF IP MIN 4.8 BF IP MAX 1000
108thHDBertie Boru (IRE)109-7CkPc129Hobbs, P JBament, Mr J J (7)12/117.423.97
always in rear, tailed off from 22nd BF IP MIN 14 BF IP MAX 1000
3FAuvergnat (FR)710-11145Bolger, EMcInerney, Donal J (5)2/1 (Fav)3.341.77
tracked leaders, fell 11th BF IP MIN 3.25 BF IP MAX 1000
7PUNeed To Know (IRE)99-13131Brennan, John PaulSlevin, J J (3)25/128.515.88
tracked winner until blundered and lost action 18th, quickly pulled up BF IP MIN 11 BF IP MAX 1000

Cross Country Chase Tips

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The way this race stands at the moment (3 days before post time) it looks to be very uncompetitive and the pair to concetrate on are TIGER ROLL and EASYLAND

How did we do?

Both of the above ran.

Keith's Tip on the day:

EASYSLAND 15:00  Cheltenham 4/6 – Stayed on strongly when beating TIGER ROLL here in March, had to see a different result today. POTTERS CORNER might be a bit of value for a place.

EASYSLAND ran his race but a mistake at the 27th fence out paid to his chances, he finished fourth. The winner 22/1 shot KINGWELL THEATRE made every yard. Keith's each way shout POTTERS CORNER was third.

November Meeting Race Card:

Friday 12th November

1.15Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle Race
1.50Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase
2.25The SSS Novices' Chase
3.00Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase
3.35Ballymore Novices' Hurdle
4.05Valda Energy Novices' Handicap Hurdle

Saturday 13th November

12.30JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial
1.05November Amateur Jockeys' Handicap Steeple Chase
1.40Arkle Challenge Trophy Trial
2.15Paddy Power Gold Cup Steeple Chase
2.50Paddy Power Games Handicap Hurdle
3.25Intermediate Handicap Hurdle
3.55Karndean Design Flooring Mares' Bumper (Listed)

Sunday 14th November Novices' Steeple Chase
1.50The Plantuer at Chapel Stud Handicap Steeple Chase
2.25The Shloer Steeplechase
3.00The Unibet Greatwood Hurdle Race
3.35Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle (Sharp Novices Hurdle)
4.05High Sheriff of Gloucestershire Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

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