Cross Country Chase Odds

Day 1 - Wednesday 14th March 2018 - 4.10pm - Cross Country Chase - Cross Country - 3m7f

The Cross Country Chase is the fifth race on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival, as runners tackle a host of idiosyncratic obstacles in a real marathon test. The 2018 race was won by 7/1 shot for trainer Gordon Elliott.

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Latest 2019 Cross Country Chase Betting

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2018 Cross Country Chase Result

  Horse/SP Age Jockey Trainer
1st Tiger Roll 7/1 8 K Donoghue G Elliott
2nd Urgent De Gregaine 12/1 10 F De Giles E Clayeux
3rd The Last Samuri 11/4F 10 D Bass K Bailey

Cross Country Chase Background

The Cross Country Chase involves a distance of 3 miles and 7 furlongs and takes place on the opening day of the Festival. It was one of the first races to be added to the Festival to make it a four day event and it now has a prize purse of £45,000.

It was first run in 2005 and trainer Enda Bolger claimed four of the first five winners to become the most successful trainer in the race's short history. A standout winner of the Cross Country Chase was Garde Champetre, who won the 2008 and 2009 renewals. The veteran horse is back for another crack in 2011 after a disappointing performance in 2010. Nine Carberry is the leading jockey with three wins, including two aboard Garde Champetre that made it three consecutive successes between 2007 and 2009.

Check the weights for the Cross Country.