Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase

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We preview the Foxhunter Steeple Chase which is scheduled to take place on Day 4 of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival.

St James’ Palace Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase

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DateFriday, March 19, 2021
Start Time15:40 (GMT+0)
Distance3m 2½f
TypeChase
Prize£45,000
Where to WatchCheltenham live stream at MansionBet
Horses’ Age5+ Years.
Cheltenham Festival Day 4: Foxhunter Chase

The St. James’s Place Steeple Chase Challenge Cup is a prominent, ungraded National Hunt chase for amateur riders. The event traditionally takes place on the last day of the Cheltenham Festival. In 2021, it’s set for Friday, March 19th, after the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

It’s held on the same track as the Gold Cup. That, combined with its ungraded status and amateur riders, have earned it the nickname “amateur Gold Cup.” It’s quite a historic race, dating all the way back to 1904. As with all events at Cheltenham, it draws considerable attention from punters.

Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase: Tips and Predictions

The ‘Gold Cup for amateurs’ sadly misses those participants in 2021. Billaway was second to shock winner It Came To Pass 12 months ago, the former is much better placed to be in the mix again. Fourth last year was Stand Up And Fight. Enda Bolger’s charge has close ties with Billaway, though is yet to master him. LATENIGHTPASS is a former C&D winner and the point-to-point regular made it 2-2 in this sphere with his Warwick wins last month. He’s worth an each-way play under Bridget Andrews.

Enda McElhinney’s Selection: Latenightpass

Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase: Betting Odds

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Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase: Recent Winners

YearHorseJockeyTrainer
2020It Came to PassMaxine O’SullivanEugene O’Sullivan
2019Hazel HillAlex EdwardsPhilip Rowley
2018Pacha Du PolderHarriet TuckerPaul Nicholls
2017Pacha Du PolderBryony FrostPaul Nicholls
2016On The FringeNina CarberryEnda Bolger
Source: Wikipedia

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