RSA Chase Odds
Many Cheltenham Gold Cup odds contenders of the future can be seen in the far earlier stages of their career in the RSA Chase. Stamina is essential in the RSA Chase, with the race being a big endurance test for the novice chasers over 3m.
Although the pace will be relatively slow because of the long distance, the pressure will still be applied to the jumping of the field and a few mistakes could leave a horse in trouble. A few mistakes could also cause a horse to tire quicker and leave them struggling a long way from home.
Denman the biggest recent winner in the RSA Chase odds
Looking back at the recent winners of the RSA Chase, Denman has undoubtedly had the most distinguished career, having won a Cheltenham Gold Cup and finished second in the great steeplechase on three other occasions. Looks Like Trouble is another former RSA Chase winner to go on to triumph in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, while Weapon’s Amnesty and last season’s victor Bostons Angel could both attempt to complete the same double this year if running in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Former staying hurdlers lead the RSA Chase odds
Grands Crus chased home Big Buck’s in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle last season and connections have the option of re-opposing in the same race on stepping up to fences to tackle the RSA Chase. Bobs Worth and Peddlers Cross are others who may be in with a serious chance in the RSA Chase odds if stepping up to fences.