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Ascot Chase Betting 2024, Best Betting Offers, Odds & Tips

Who will land the final Grade 1 before Cheltenham?

Run annually at the Berkshire track, the Ascot Chase is run over 2 miles and 5 furlongs with 17 fences to be negotiated, and it is the final Grade 1 race in the UK before the Cheltenham Festival.

Run over the intermediate trip of 2 miles and 5 furlongs, it is traditionally used as a stepping stone to the Ryanair Chase and Cheltenham Gold Cup and typically attracts a high-quality line-up.

Cue Card landed success in the Ascot Chase in 2013 before winning the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham the following month.

Nicky Henderson and Paul Nicholls have each trained the winner of the race on four occasions, with Henderson landing last year’s renewal with Shishkin.

Ascot Chase Betting Offers

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How To Get Free Bets For The 2024 Ascot Chase

As the final Grade 1 race before the Cheltenham Festival, the Ascot Chase is a popular contest with punters and is the feature race on a high-quality card.

If you’re looking for some free bets to enjoy on the Ascot Chase, then check out Paddy Power, who have an excellent offer for new customers that sees you pick up £50 in free bets when opening an account and wagering £10 on horse racing.

The Ascot Chase is sponsored by Betfair, and new customers can grab £20 in free bets when signing up and placing a £5 bet - perfect for this weekend’s big race.

Ascot Chase Tips

Although sometimes thin on runners, the Ascot Chase traditionally attracts top-quality runners, and this year’s renewal is no different, with Ahoy Senor and L’Homme Presse lining up.

Our tipping duo of Alan Kelly and Charlie McCann each have their Ascot Chase free tips on-site - click on their links below for full details!

Ascot Chase Betting Tips & Stats Guide

What Happened Last Year?

The Nicky Henderson-trained Shishkin destroyed the field in the 2023 Ascot Chase, running out a 16-length winner at his first attempt over 2 miles and 5 furlongs.

Always looking comfortable under jockey Nico de Boinville, Shishkin took the lead two fences from home and powered clear from 2nd-placed Pic D’Orhy.

That performance saw Shishkin head to Cheltenham as a short-price to win the Ryanair Chase, but he could only finish runner-up to Envoi Allen at Prestbury Park.

When & Where Is The 2024 Ascot Chase?

This year’s Ascot Chase is scheduled to be run on Saturday, February 17.

The race is due off at 3:36pm and will be shown live on ITV Racing.

Recent Ascot Chase Winners

The Ascot Chase typically features horses en route to the Cheltenham Festival and has been won by some top-class horses over the years, including One Man, Kauto Star, and Cue Card.

Check out the last five winners of the Ascot Chase in the table below.

2022Fakir D’oudairies
2021Dashel Drasher
2020Riders Onthe Storm


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When is the 2024 Ascot Chase?

This year's Ascot Chase will be run on Saturday, February 17 at 3:36pm.

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Where is the Ascot Chase run?

The clue is in the name - the Ascot Chase is run annually at Ascot Racecourse.

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Which horse has been most successful in the Ascot Chase?

Four horses have won the race twice - Tiutchev in 2001 and 2003, Monet's Garden in 2007 and 2010, Riverside Theatre in 2011 and 2012, and Cue Card in 2013 and 2017.