Where To Bet on Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase

Race Details:

Date: 2025.03.11
Grade: 3
Open To: Horses Aged Five and Older
Track: Turf
Length: 5,029 Metres
Location: United Kingdom

One of the big races at Cheltenham is the Ultimate Handicap Steeple Chase, also known as the Festival Trophy Handicap Chase.

This race is a Grade 3 National Hunt steeplechase that is open to all horses aged five years and older.

The race is run on the Old Course, which clocks in at a length of 5,029 metres.

There are a total of 20 fences, and this is a handicap race as well.

Betting on the Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase - History and betting odds for the upcoming race.The purse for this event is usually a bit over £100,000.

The event first took place in 1946 when "Dunnshaughlin" won the inaugural running of the event.

2024 Winner:

The reigning champion of this event is "Chianti Classico." David Bass was the jockey and Kim Bailey the trainer.

Since the race's inception, four horses - Sentina, Scot Lane, Un Temps Pour Tout and most recently Corach Rambler (2022 and 2023) - have won the race twice.

The most successful jockey's in the event have been Robert Thornton and Tom Scudamore, who have both won the event three times.

Fred Rimell and Fulke Walwyn have been the event's most successful trainers, as both men have managed to train four winning horses.


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