2020 Monet’s Garden Old Roan Chase Tips and Trends

Run over 2m4f at Aintree racecourse the Monet’s Garden Old Roan Chase is a Grade Two Limited Handicap contest that gives National Hunt fans a few early-season pointers on how some old favourites will fair over the next six months or so.

It’s run on the Mildmay course, with 16 fences to jump and was first staged back in 2004 – Star names like 3-time winner Monet’s Garden, in which the race is now named after, Albertas Run and Kauto Star are all well-known past winners of the race.

Look out for trainers Nicky Richards (3 wins), Paul Nicholls (3 wins) and Philip Hobbs (2 wins), who both have good records in the race.

We look back at past winners and highlights the key stats ahead of the 2020 renewal – this year run on Sunday 25th October.

Past Old Roan Chase Winners

2019 – Forest Bihan (9/2)
2018 – Frodon (9/2)
2017 – Smad Place (12/1)
2016 – Third Intention (5/1)
2015 – Sound Investment (7/1)
2014 – Wishfull Thinking (14/1)
2013 – Conquisto (17/2)
2012 – For Non Stop (4/1 jfav)
2011 – Albertas Run (5/2)
2010 – Monet’s Garden (4/1)
2009 – Monet’s Garden (12/1)
2008 – Knowhere (8/1)
2007 – Monet’s Garden (9/4)
2006 – Kauto Star (Evs fav)
2005 – Impek (4/1)
2004 – Farmer Jack (14/1)

Monet’s Garden Old Roan Chase Betting Trends

14/16 – Won over 2m4f before (fences)
14/16 – Last ran 5 months or more ago
14/16 – Raced at Aintree in the past
13/16 – Having their first run of the season
10/16 – Raced at either Aintree (4) or Cheltenham (5) last time out
9/16 – Won by a horse aged 9 or older
9/16 – Carried 11-1 or less in weight
8/16 – Won by an Irish bred horse
5/16 – Had won at Aintree in the past
4/16 – Had an official rating between 165 and 168
3/16 – Won by the Nicky Richards yard
3/16 – Trained by Paul Nicholls
2/16 – Trained by Philip Hobbs
2/16 – Won by a past winner of the race
2/16 – Winning favourites (1 joint)
The average winning SP in the last 16 runnings is 13/2

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