Queen Mother Champion Chase 2013 - Sprinter Sacre The Early Favourite
The Queen Mother Champion Chase is a Grade 1 Chase for five year old’s and above racehorses and is the feature race on day two of the Cheltenham Festival. It is run over a distance of two tough miles over the Cheltenham Festival course and there are a total of twelve fences to be jumped.
Last year's impressive Arkle Challenge Trophy winner Sprinter Sacre has been installed as the early favourite for the Prestbury Park highlight, but the Nick Henderson-trained star will have some proven performers to get the better of in what will be a cracking renewal.
TheChampion Chase Odds may be dominated by Sprinter Sacre, but thee are sure to be some challengers to the Seven Barrows inmate and the likes of reigning champion Finian's Rainbow are sure to attract a fair bit of support as we lead up the race in March.
As we closer to the race, the list of Queen Mother Champion Chase Runners at the Cheltenham Festival later this season will emerge, so make sure you keep returning to see who will be lining up at the 2m start.
Champion Chase History
Due to the race not being run in 2001 this will be the 54th running of this very prestigious race. Please see Queen Mother Chase Past Winners. Formerly known as the national Hunt 2 Mile Champion Chase, the late Queen Mothers name was added to it in 1980 as a celebration of her 80th birthday
In comparative terms, the race has a short history but it has been a pulsating one. The race brings together an exceptionally strong field, where a horse needs speed, strength and an excellent jumping technique to win.
Queen Mother Champion Chase Betting
Needless to say betting goes hand in hand with the Cheltenham Festival and the Queen Mother Champion Chase attracts on of the biggest betting markets in racing. Most of the horses in the races will be top quality and for that reason many of them will be well known to the racing public and will be closely followed. There will be a number of bookmakers offering a free bet service, which can be taken advantage by using our Queen Mother Champion Chase Free bet. The race attracts bets all year round and you can check out the current odds of your favourites in the Queen Mother Chase 2013 oddsand we also have some very interesting Queen Mother Chase tips for your consideration.
Queen Mother Runners and Riders
As already stated, the race attracts a very high quality field, that is likely to be led once again by Sizing Europe, winner of the race in 2011 and 2010 Champion Big Zeb. Sizing Europe will once again be ridden by Andrew Lynch if he runs, but there will other top horse and jockey combinations that will try their utmost to stop him from winning again. On our Queen Mother Champion Chase runners page you can take a look at who is likely to run and who they will be ridden by.
We are also likely to see the likes of 2012 champion Finian's Rainbow and new kid on the block Sprinter Sacre, who was an emphatic winner of the Arkle Trophy last year.
Queen Mother Champion Chase Tips 2013
The Champion Chase is one of the biggest races of the season and that means the betting turnover is massive for one of the main Cheltenham Festival races. The two mile Chase always provide a thrilling race for punters and the Queen Mother Champion Chase Tips make for essential reading before having a bet on the big race. The race trends will help punters narrow down what is always a competitive field of runners as we look to find the value both ante-post and on the day of the big race in March.