Thyestes Handicap Chase Betting

The Thyestes Handicap Chase is an important betting opportunity in the national hunt calendar as it can often provide plenty of pointers to some of the bigger handicap races later in the season - including the Aintree Grand National and Irish Grand National.

The Thyestes takes place each year at Gowran Park in late January, with horses taking on the three mile trip and sixteen fences. Due to the timing of the race the ground over in Ireland can often be very testing and past winners have often had to complete the three miles on soft to heavy ground.

The value of the Thyestes in providing ante-post betting clues for the National is highlighted by the fact that Hedgehunter won both races when he took the Thyestes in 2004 and followed up with the National in 2005, while Numbersixvalverde won both races in 2005 before going on to add the Irish National to his impressive tally in 2006.

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2018 Thyestes Handicap Chase Result

Result Runner Jockey Trainer Odds
1st 8. Monbeg Notorious J Kennedy G Elliott 7/2
2nd 12. Wounded Warrior A Short N Meade 25/1
3rd 15. Space Cadet M A Enright G Elliott 16/1
4th 6. Thunder And Roses Ms L O'Neill M Morris 20/1

Previous Thyestes Handicap Chase Winners

Year Winner Age Trainer
2001 Bob Treacy 10 Michael Hickey
2002 This Is Serious 8 Charlie Swan
2003 Be My Belle 7 Sean Treacy
2004 Hedgehunter 8 Willie Mullins
2005 Numbersixvalverde 9 Martin Brassil
2006 Dun Doire 7 Tony Martin
2007 Homer Wells 9 Willie Mullins
2008 Preists Leap 8 Thomas O'Leary
2009 Preists Leap 9 Thomas O'Leary
2010 Whinstone Boy 9 James Mangan
2011 Siegemaster 10 Dessie Hughes
2012 On His Own 8 Willie Mullins
2013 Jadlani 11 John Paul Gilligan
2014 On His Own 10 Willie Mullins
2015 Djakadam 6 Willie Mullins
2016 My Murphy 10 Liam Burke
2017 Champagne West 9 H de Bromhead
2018 Monbeg Notorious 7 G Elliott

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