Chester Draw Bias

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Savvy horse racing punters will always research whether there is a draw bias at a racecourse before placing a bet.

The draw of the racehorse is perhaps one of the most overlooked factors but in can have a big effect on the outcome of a race.

The Chester draw bias refers to whether or not a racehorse running at Chester has an advantage or disadvantage following the stall they have been drawn in. Chester is the smallest racecourse in the country, being just over a mile round, and horses are on the turn throughout. The tightness of the horse racing track means the draw advantage is very influential here.

Chester Races has the highest draw bias statistics along with Beverley’s draw bias stats in the UK.

In our Chester Draw Guide, we will explain everything you need to know about the stalls and potential draw advantages for horses running at Chester today.

Find out more about the Chester draw bias:

Chester Draw Bias

Is there draw bias at Chester Racecourse?

There is a significant draw bias at Chester Racecourse over all the different distances.

From our analysis and research the draw bias remains the same in all ground conditions and over all distances.

What is the Draw Bias at Chester 5 Furlongs?

The draw bias over 5 furlongs at Chester favours the horses drawn low as it is a tight turning track.

The 5f trip has long been one of the strongest draw biases and there is still a strong a significant advantage to low draws.

On the 5f course, the advantage is given to horses with low number draws.

Chester over 5 furlongs has the most well-known draw bias and you also need a horse with early speed to make use of a good draw.

What is the Draw Bias at Chester 6 Furlongs?

The draw bias over straight 6 furlongs at Chester favours the horses drawn low as it is a tight turning track.

On the 6f course, the advantage is given to horses with low number draws.

Chester over 6 furlongs hugely benefits lowly drawn stalls and you also need a horse with early speed to make use of a good draw.

What is the Draw Bias at Chester 7 Furlongs?

The draw bias over 7 furlongs at Chester favours the horses drawn low.

Low-drawn horses are favoured as the seven-furlong races at Chester are run around a tight bend, with horses being drawn low on the inside.

What is the Draw Bias at Chester 1 Mile?

The draw bias over 1 mile at Chester favours the horses drawn low.

Races at 1m+ there is also a draw bias to horses in low-number stalls as they stand better chances of grabbing the inside route on the rail.

Does The Stall Draw Affect Chances Of Winning In Flat Races at Chester?

The chances of a horse winning can hugely be affected by the stall number at Chester Races.

The best horse racing tipping services will adjust their judgements of horses with the best chances after the stall numbers are released in the Chester racecards.

Here is some important information on the tips, results and runners for horses running at Chester.

What Influences The Draw Bias At Chester Races?

Here are the Key Characteristics that influence the draw bias At Chester Races:

  • Front runners are strongly suited to Chester

Chester Pace Bias Statistics

The pace bias statistics at Chester Racecourse hugely benefit front-running horses.

A very large pace bias exists at the Chester racecourse. It is very difficult for horses held up and massively favours horses front running.

The three different running styles are horses that front run, horses that were mid-pack, and horses held up at the back.

Pace indicators are the analysis that indicates the style of running which is most favourable over each particular distance for Chester Races.

Chester is in the top 10% for pace bias statistics which favour horses in front and leading.

Summary of Chester Draw Bias

The data and stats are updated in real-time in our Chester horse racing results for the information shared on the draw bias.

With the draw bias affecting all races then punters are quickly on the lookout for the big ante posts races like the Chester Cup, as the draws are released.

The 2024 Chester May Festival is the busiest meeting for Chester Races and punters eagerly await the racecards and stall numbers in the build-up to the Festival event. The savvy sports bettors make use of the amazing Chester May Festival Free Bets on offer in April 2024.

Ground conditions, weather, and handicapping blots can affect the draw bias statistics. So at times, it is strongly advised to check the earlier races of the day to see if the draw bias on the current ground has changed.

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