St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase

The St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase, formerly known as the Foxhunters Chase, is run as part of the Cheltenham Festival. 

Sometimes it is also dubbed the Amateurs Gold Cup.

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St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase

St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase Overview

The St James’s Place Festival Hunters’ Chase is a steeplechase for amateur riders in Great Britain that is open to horses aged five and up. It will take place every year in March at the Cheltenham Festival.

It is run over a distance of around 3 miles and 2 furlongs on the New Course at Cheltenham, with twenty-two obstacles to be jumped.

St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase 2023 Odds

Listed below are the St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase 2023 odds:

  • Billaway – 4-1
  • Winged Leader – 4-1
  • Bob And Co – 14-1
  • Vaucelet. -14-1
  • Dubai Quest – 16-1
  • Cat Tiger – 16-1

St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase Previous Winners

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer
2012 Salsify 7 Colman Sweeney Roger Sweeney
2013 Salsify 8 Colman Sweeney Roger Sweeney
2014 Tammys Hill 9 James Smyth Liam Lennon
2015 On The Fringe 10 Nina Carberry Enda Bolger
2016 On The Fringe 11 Nina Carberry Enda Bolger
2017 Pacha Du Polder 10 Bryony Frost Paul Nicholls
2018 Pacha Du Polder 11 Harriet Tucker Paul Nicholls
2019 Hazel Hill 11 Alex Edwards Philip Rowley
2020 It Came to Pass 10 Maxine O’Sullivan Eugene O’Sullivan
2021 Porlock Bay 10 Lorcan Williams Will Biddick
2022 Billaway 10 Patrick Mullins Willie Mullins

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Popular Questions

What distance is the St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase?

The St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase has a total distance of 3 miles, 2 furlongs and 70 yards.

What time does the St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase start

St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase starts at 3:40pm.

Which day of the festival does the St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase take place?

The St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase takes place on day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival.

Summary of the St James’s Place Festival Hunter Chase

The St Jame’s Festival Hunter Chase is run directly after the Gold Cup on the Friday of Cheltenham.

Known as the Ameatures Gold Cup it has produced some memorable races over the years.

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