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Doncaster Skybet Chase Winners
Thu, Jan 24th, 2013

The Skybet Chase (previously the Great Yorkshire Handicap Chase) is run over an extended 3 miles at Doncaster in late January.

The fixture normally clashes with Cheltenham Festival Trials day.

Three of the last five renewals were lost to weather so we are considering a sample of 7 races wince 2005.

Skybet Chase Stats

  • 6 of the last 7 winners were rated between 128 and 136

  • Just one winner has carried more than 11-2 to win since 2003

  • 7 to 9 Year olds have dominated
  • Paul Nicholls has trained 2 winners ( 2005, 2009)

  • Andrew Thornoton rode back to back winners in 2006 and 2007

  • 6 of the last 9 winners had a run between 21 and 31 days beforehand

Skybet Chase Winners 2003-2014

YEAR

FORM

HORSE

A/G

WGT

LTO

TRAINER

JOCKEY

OR

SP

2014

26

The Rainbow Hunter

10g

10-9

63

Kim Bailey

N Scholfield

136

25-1

2013

No race



2012

851

Calgary Bay (Ire)

9g

11-11

27

Miss HC Knight

D Elsworth

151

12-1

2011

No race

2010

No race

2009

22U

Big Fella Thanks

7g

11-2

28

PF Nicholls

C Williams

136

9-2

2008

3P6

An Accordion (Ire)

7g

10-8

25

D Pipe

JW Farrelly

132

11-2

2007

526

Simon

8g

11-2

31

JL Spearing

A Thornton

132

7-1

2006

147

A Glass In Thyne (Ire)

8g

10-12

76

BN Pollock

A Thornton

128

16-1

2005

316

Colourful Life (Ire)

9g

10-12

56

PF Nicholls

J Tizzard

130

9-1

2004

2P2

Tyneandthyneagain

9g

10-4

21

R Guest

H Oliver

123

7-1

2003

22-F

Barryscourt Lad (Ire)

9g

10-1

26

MC Pipe

R Greene

115

9-2

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