For a true racing spectacle, look no further than the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase, a three-mile six-furlong helter-skelter contest featuring banks, hedges, water jumps, hurdles, and fences.
Run over a trip slightly further than three miles and six furlongs and with thirty-two various obstacles to be negotiated, the Cross Country Chase is a truly unique race and one that many people have taken to their hearts.
Read on to see our Cross Country Chase betting tips, odds, and offers.
|Wednesday, March 13th - 4:10pm
|Three-miles & six-furlongs
|Cross Country Chase
|Cross Country Course
|Where to Watch?
|ITV Racing, Racing TV, Bookmaker Streams
Cross Country Chase Betting Offers & Free Bets
Cross Country Chase Tips
The Cross Country Chase is a real marmite race at the Cheltenham Festival. It’s quirky, very different, and not the highest quality contest, but from a betting perspective, there is usually an interesting angle to it.
This is, of course, what our resident horse racing tipsters will be looking for.
Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase Betting Odds
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What Happened Last Year?
Having won the race in 2022, Delta Work defended his crown in 2022, edging out stablemate Galvin under jockey Keith Donoghue.
Sent off the 11/1 favourite, Delta Work cruised through the race and outbattled Galvin up the Cheltenham hill, with the front two pulling a long way clear of the 3rd-placed Franco De Port.
The victory saw trainer Gordon Elliott draw level with Enda Bolger as having trained the winner of the race five times.
Cross Country Chase – Key Race Stats
Experience is a big help in this race - Easysland was the outlier when winning as a six-year-old, and even then, he had previously won over the Cheltenham banks.
- 11 of the last 12 winners have been aged eight or over
- 10 of the last 12 winners came from the top three in the betting
- 10 of the last 12 winners had at least one previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Winners of the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase
Below, we’ve listed the last five winners of the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase, a race that has been dominated by trainer Gordon Elliott in recent times.
When is the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase?
The Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase takes place on Wednesday, March 13th, at 4:10pm.
How many times did Tiger Roll win the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase?
Tiger Roll won the Cross Country Chase on three occasions - in 2018, 2019, and 2021.
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