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2022 Many Clouds Chase Preview, Trends & Analysis

Published: Nov 29, 3:00pm Last Updated: Dec 6, 11:59am Horse Racing 0 Comments 147 Views

2022 Many Clouds Chase Preview

The Many Clouds Chase is run at Aintree in December of each year, originally a listed race when created in 2011, the race was given Grade 2 status in 2017 as well has then being named in honour of the Trevor Hemmings 2005 Grand National winner Many Cloud. The race is run over three miles and one furlong in which a total of nineteen fences are faced by the field which is made up of runners aged four or older.

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The runner that holds the record over the past 11 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2017 renewal when Definitly Red from Brian Ellison who under the guidance of Danny Cook, won in a time of 7:12.00, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Sam Winner, trained by Paul Nicholls and ridden by Nick Scholfield set the quickest time of 6:27.60 in the 2014 renewal.

These are the top three quickest run Many Clouds Chase over the last 11 renewals:

  • 2014 - Sam Winner (6:27.60)
  • 2013 - Unioniste (6:38.40)
  • 2019 - Native River (6:39.10)

How competitive is the Many Clouds Chase market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 11 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2011 when the race had an over-round of 107%. The race in 2021 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 114%, whilst on average over the last 11 renewals of the Many Clouds Chase, the over-round has been 110% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £110 which is bet.

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 11 if you had followed the winner of the Many Clouds Chase next time out then you would have back a total of 4 winners. Backing all 10 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of +10.07. Remember to bookmark the racing tips page so you can get easy access to the OLBG racing picks on a daily basis.

Many Clouds Chase Past Winners

Here are the Many Clouds Chase past winners for the last 10 renewals. Each row details the year of the race, the horse which won along with the age & weight of the horse. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Many Clouds Chase as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse Info
Protektorat (FR)
6yo 11-3 4/1
Bridget Andrews
Dan Skelton (GB)
Lake View Lad (IRE)
10yo 11-0 16/1
Brian Hughes
N W Alexander (GB)
Native River (IRE)
9yo 11-0 5/6F
Richard Johnson
Colin Tizzard (GB)
Definitly Red (IRE)
9yo 11-6 1/2F
Danny Cook
Brian Ellison (GB)
Definitly Red (IRE)
8yo 11-4 9/4F
Danny Cook
Brian Ellison (GB)
Many Clouds (IRE)
9yo 11-10 3/1
Leighton Aspell
Oliver Sherwood (GB)
Don Poli (IRE)
6yo 11-5 6/5F
B J Cooper
W P Mullins (IRE)
Sam Winner (FR)
7yo 11-6 3/1
Nick Scholfield
Paul Nicholls (GB)
Unioniste (FR)
5yo 11-6 5/2F
Sam Twiston-Davies
Paul Nicholls (GB)
Wayward Prince (GB)
8yo 11-0 4/1
Jack Doyle
Hilary Parrott (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Many Clouds Chase have been based:

  • GB: 10 winners with an additional 5 placings from 48 runners
  • IRE: 1 winner with an additional 0 placings from 4 runners

Many Clouds Chase Trainer Statistics

There are two leading trainers in the Many Clouds Chase over the last 11 renewals with both Paul Nicholls & Brian Ellison who have both won the race 2 times. Paul Nicholls winners have been with Unioniste (2013) & Sam Winner (2014). Brian Ellison winners have been with Definitly Red (2017) & Definitly Red (2018).

Here are some of the top Many Clouds Chase trainer statistics over the last 11 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Trainer R-W-P Win EW
Paul Nicholls 7-2-3 +0.50 -0.44
Brian Ellison 2-2-2 +2.75 +0.00
Nicky Henderson 5-1-2 -2.62 -1.30
Colin Tizzard 3-1-2 -1.17 -1.25
Oliver Sherwood 2-1-1 +2.00 +1.88
N W Alexander 1-1-1 +16.00 +10.00
Dan Skelton 1-1-1 +4.00 +2.40
W P Mullins 1-1-1 +1.20 +0.00
Philip Hobbs 2-0-1 -2.00 +0.63
Tom George 2-0-0 -2.00 +0.00

Many Clouds Chase Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Many Clouds Chase over the last 11 renewals is Danny Cook who has won the race 2 times. Those 2 winners came from Definitly Red (2017) & Definitly Red (2018).

Here are some of the top Many Clouds Chase jockey statistics over the last 11 renewals (R = Rides, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Jockey R-W-P Win EW
Danny Cook 2-2-2 +2.75 +0.00
Brian Hughes 2-1-1 +15.00 +10.00
Jack Doyle 2-1-1 +3.00 -1.00
Nick Scholfield 2-1-1 +2.00 +0.00
Sam Twiston-Davies 2-1-1 +1.50 +1.56
Bridget Andrews 1-1-1 +4.00 +2.40
B J Cooper 1-1-1 +1.20 +0.00
Daryl Jacob 3-0-0 -3.00 -2.00
Jonathan Burke 2-0-0 -2.00 +0.00
Paddy Brennan 2-0-0 -2.00 +0.00

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): ,1,3,(1,UR),3,1,F,(1,2),1,1,2,2

The percentage shown is the percentage of the total number of runners who fell under that factor. High percentages are less appealing than lower ones as you would expect them to do well.

  • 11 / 11 (67%) - Made 2-5 starts (1 Year)
  • 11 / 11 (69%) - Never off bigger than 40/1
  • 11 / 11 (73%) - Fewer than 2 starts (Season)
  • 11 / 11 (73%) - Had 1-3 placings (1 Year)
  • 11 / 11 (81%) - Placed within last 3 starts
  • 10 / 11 (50%) - Ran over 2m7½f - 3m1½f (Last Win)
  • 10 / 11 (75%) - No bigger than 15/2 (Last Win)
  • 10 / 11 (79%) - Furthest won of 2m7½f - 4m2½f

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Aintree racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Many Clouds Chase. How well do you know your horse racing? Are there certain types of races which are you are unsure of? Why not take a look at this Types Of Horse Race article to familiarise yourself with the different types of racing, that is just one of many helpful horse racing articles in the OLBG Betting School.

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Many Clouds Chase Trend Analysis

The trend factor which has produced 6+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +21.96 is when runners had 1 career start at the track. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners ran over 2m½f on debut, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-10.

The course which has produced the most winners of the Many Clouds Chase is Wetherby, there has been a total number of 4 winners of this race who ran at Wetherby last time out. The next best course which has produced the second most winners is Cheltenham, there has been a total number of 3 winners of this race who ran at Cheltenham last time out.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 11 winners from a total of 51 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 1 runner.

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Many Clouds Chase, that stallion is Definite Article that has produced 2 winners (2018,2017).

Looking at the winning odds over the last 11 renewals, the biggest priced winner was Lake View Lad in 2020 when winning for N W Alexander at odds of 16/1 under the guidance of Brian Hughes. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 11 renewals there has been a total of 6 winning favourites in the race. Whilst we wait for the 2022 Many Clouds Chase remember you can get daily racing predictions from the top racing tipsters on the best racing tipsters page.

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