Horse Racing Cheltenham Festival By Jon Ivan-Duke




2000 Guineas: Ivawood 10-1 from 12-1


Albert Bartlett: Robinsfirth 25-1 (NEW), Blaklion 14-1 from, Caracci Apache 14-1 (NEW)


Neptune: Robinsfirth 25-1 (NEW), Windsor Park 12-1 from 16-1, Value At Risk 16-1 from 12-1, Ordo Ab Chao 16-1 (NEW)


Grand National: First Lieutenant 50-1 (NEW), Many Clouds 25-1 from 33-1


Win At Cheltenham Festival: Un De Sceaux 7-4 from 2-1


Triumph: Peace And Co 7-4 from 5-2, Bivouac 33-1 from 20-1


Arkle: Three Kingdoms 33-1 from 16-1, Solar Impulse 33-1 from 40-1


JLT: Three Kingdoms 33-1 from 20-1, Don Poli 14-1 from 8-1


Champion Hurdle: Faugheen EVENS from 10-11, Hurricane Fly 10-1 from 12-1


Betfair Hurdle: Daneking 33-1 from 16-1, Lightentertainment 20-1 from 33-1


World Hurdle: Un Temps Pour Tout 12-1 from 14-1, Saphir Du Rheu 7-1 from 10-1, Reve De Sivola 14-1 from 25-1, Blaklion 33-1 from 20-1, Cole Harden 25-1 from 16-1


Gold Cup: Many Clouds 10-1 from 16-1


Ryanair: Dynaste 4-1 from 9-2


Mares’ Hurdle: Analifet 33-1 from 16-1


RSA: Apache Jack 40-1 from 25-1, If In Doubt 20-1 from 40-1, Royal Player 33-1 from 25-1




Hennessy Gold Cup: 7-2 On His Own, 4-1 Boston Bob, 9-2 Carlingford Lough, 11-2 Foxrock, Lord Windermere, 10-1 Shutthefrontdoor, 12-1 Unioniste, 14-1 First Lieutenant, 16-1 Rocky Creek, 20-1 Roi Du Mee, 25-1 Home Farm, Texas Jack, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)





Betfair Hurdle: 6-1 Calipto, 8-1 Activial,12-1 Sign Of A Victory, 14-1 Aso, Balgarry, Fascino Rustico, Jolly’s Cracked It, Pine Creek, Seedling, Snake Eyes, 16-1 Baradari, Blair Perrone, Chieftain’s Choice, Dawalan, Ebony Express, Goodwood Mirage, Hawk High, Karezak, On Tour, Vasco Du Ronceray, 20-1 Ballybolley, Laser Hawk, Lightentertainment, Lucky Bridle, Mijhaar, Sleepy Haven, Wicklow Brave,25-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)


BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle: 8-11 Hurricane Fly, 11-8 Jezki, 12-1 Arctic Fire, 25-1  Fiscal Focus, 33-1 Tiger Roll, 66-1 Plinth, (Others On Request - EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2)





To Win At The 2015 Cheltenham Festival: 8-11 Annie Power, 7-4 Un De Sceaux, 2-1 Douvan, 11-4 Don Poli, 3-1 Vautour,7-2 Aurore D’Estruval,  4-1 Dynaste, 9-2Valseur Lido, 5-1 Gilgamboa, 6-1 Champagne Fever,  7-1 Alvisio Ville, Black Hercules, Shaneshill, Tell Us More, 8-Al Ferof, Djakadam, Saphir Du Rheu, Tea For Two, The Young Master, Zarkandar, 10-1 Apache Stronghold, Value At Risk, 12-1 Champagne West,   Moon Racer, Pont Alexandre, Simonsig, Whisper, 14-1 Emerging Talent, Caracci Apache,  Free Expression, Nichols Canyon, Uxizandre, 16-1 Aubusson, Close Touch, Far West, Fingal Bay, Silver Concorde, The Tullow Tank, Very Wood, Wishfull Thinking, 20-1 Captain Chris, Joshua Lane, 25-1 Seedling, West Wizard, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Tuesday 10th March 2015


Supreme Novices Hurdle: 9-4 Douvan, 9-2 L’Ami Serge, 5-1 Douvan, 8-1 Alvisio Ville, 16-1 Nichols Canyon, Shaneshill, Silver Concorde, Tell Us More, 20-1 Jollyallan, Urubu D’Irlande, 25-1 Gaitway, Joshua Lane, Sempre Medici, Jolly’s Cracked It 33-1 Cardinal Walter, Max Dynamite, Seedling, West Wizard, 40-1 Long Dog, 50-1 Miles To Memphis, Nabucco, (EW 1/4 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Racing Post Arkle: 2-1 Un De Sceaux, 6-1 Vautour,  8-1  Clarcam, 10-1  Gilgamboa, Josses Hill,  12-1 Vibrato Valtat, 14-1 Ptit Zig, 16-1 Sgt Reckless,  25-1 Apache Stronghold, Court Minstrel, Dunraven Storm, God’s Own, Smashing, 33-1 Gitane Du Berlais, Le Vent D’Antan, Melodic Rendezvous,  Solar Impulse, Ted Veale, Three Kingdoms, 40-1 Blood Cotil, Chris Pea Green, Grumeti, Little Jon, Rule The World, Sizing Granite, Stellar Notion, Tango De Juilley, Top Gamble,Un Ace, 50-1 Adriana Des Mottes, Florishwells d’Ete, Jarry D’Honneur, Real Steel, Upsie, Val De Ferbet, 66-1 Bold Henry, Cheltenian, Cold March, Sail By The Sea, Turn Over Sivola, Yorkist, 100-1 Dance Floor King, Deep Trouble, 150-1 Man With Van, Mister Spingsprong, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


Champion Hurdle: EVENS Faugheen, 3-1 The New One, 11-2 Jezki, 10-1 Hurricane Fly, 16-1 Annie Power, 20-1 Un De Sceaux, Vautour, 25-1 Arctic Fire, 33-1 Irving, Tiger Roll, 40-1 Garde La Victoire, Kitten Rock, Vaniteux, 50-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


OLBG Mares’ Hurdle: EVENS Annie Power, 9-2 Aurore D’Estruval, 7-1 Glens Melody, 8-1 Morning Run, 10-1 Carole’s Spirit, Polly Peachum, 12-1 Carrigmorna Rock, Vroum Vroum Mag, 14-1 Bitofapuzzle, 16-1 L’Unique, Land Of Vic, Little King Robin, Tara Point, 20-1 Emily Gray, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Toby Balding National Hunt Chase: 7-2Don Poli, 10-1 Sego Success, The Young Master, Wounded Warrior, 12-1 Sego Success, Southfield Theatre, Wounded Warrior, 14-1  Mala Beach, Valseur Lido, Vroum Vroum Mag, 16-1 Cause Of Causes, Jarry D’Honneur, Perfect Gentleman, 20-1 Grand Vision, The Job Is Right, Thunder And Roses, Top Totti, 25-1 Broadway Buffalo, Cogry, Knockanrawley, Return Spring, The Last Samurai, The Ould Lad, Val De Ferbet, Very Wood, Vivaldi Collonges, 33-1 BAR (EW 1/4 odds places 1,2,3)


Wednesday 11th March 2015


Neptune Investments Novices Hurdle:  9-2 Douvan, 7-1 Parlour Games, 8-1 No More Heroes, Shaneshill, Tell Us More, 12-1 Windsor Park, 14-1 Black Hercules, 16-1 Jollyallan, Nichols Canyon, Ordo Ab Chao, Tea For Two, Value At Risk,  20-1 Free Expression, Mckinley, Vyta Du Roc, 25-1 Arpege D’Alene, Gaitway, Identity Thief, Killultagh Vic, Robinsfirth, Silver Concorde, Thomas Brown, Zeroshadesofgrey, 33-1 On Tour, Seedling, 40-1 Long Dog, (EW 1/4 Odds Places 1,2,3)


RSA Chase: 5-1 Don Poli, Kings Palace, 8-1 Coneygree, 10-1  Valseur Lido, Vautour, 12-1 Ptit Zig, The Young Master, 14-1 Apache Stronghold, Champagne West, 16-1 Vroum Vroum Mag, 20-1 If In Doubt, Irish Saint, Rule The World,  Southfield Theatre, 25-1 Adriana Des Mottes, Noble Emperor, Sausalito Sunrise, Splash Of Ginge, Wounded Warrior, 33-1  Grand Vision, Jarry D’Honneur, Le Vent D’Antan, Mala Beach, Royal Player, Sego Success, Shanahan’s Turn, The Tullow Tank, Val De Ferbet, 40-1 Apache Jack, As De Ferbet, Blood Cotil, Carole’s Destrier, Deputy Dan, Gitane Du Berlais, 50-1 Balbir Du Mathan, Band Of Blood, Benevolent, Carraig Mor, Cause Of Causes, Cogry, Fine Rightly, Perfect Gentleman, Return Spring, Tango De Juilley, The Ould Lad, Thunder And Roses, Uncle Jimmy, Urano, 66-1 Generous Ransom, Ned Stark, Tonvadosa, 100-1 Theatre Queen, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


Queen Mother Champion Chase: 5-2Sprinter Sacre, 9-2 Dodging Bullets, Sire De Grugy,  8-1 Champagne Fever, 9-1 Al Ferof, 16-1 Uxizandre, 20-1 Balder Succes, Hidden Cyclone, Simply Ned, Special Tiara, 25-1 Don Cossack, 33-1 Ballycasey, Captain Conan, Clarcam, Eduard, Johns Spirit, Moscow Mannon, Mr Mole, Somersby, Twinlight, 40-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


Weatherbys Champion Bumper: 8-1 Au Quart De Tour, 10-1 Up For Review, 12-1Bordini, Moon Racer, Supasundae, Vigil,14-1 Balko Des Flos, Pylonthepressure, Stone Hard,16-1 Bellshill, 20-1 Valerian Bridge, Wishfull Dreaming, Yanworth, (EW 1/4 odds places 1,2,3)


Thursday 12th March 2015


JLT Novices’ Chase: 7-2 Vautour,  4-1 Ptit Zig, 6-1  Valseur Lido, 8-1 Gilgamboa, Un De Sceaux, 12-1 Apache Stronghold, 14-1 Don Poli, 16-1 Champagne West, Irish Saint, Josses Hill, Splash of Ginge, 20-1 Close Touch,God’s Own, Le Vent D’Antan, The Tullow Tank,  Vroum Vroum Mag, 25-1   Jarry D’Honneur, Melodic Rendezvous, Shanahan’s Turn, Smashing, 33-1 Cause Of Causes, Deep Trouble, Gitane Du Berlais, Noble Emperor, Three Kingdoms, Un  Ace, 40-1 Adriana Des Mottes, Apache Jack, Colour Squadron, Mala Beach, Puffin Billy, Rule The World, Stellar Notion, Top Gamble, 50-1 Carole’s Destrier, Fine Rightly, Florishwells D’Ete, Grumeti, Hollow Penny, Kings Lad, Little Jon, Perfect Gentleman, Real Steel, Val De Ferbet, 66-1 Balbir Du Mathan, Big Water, Cheltenian, Cold March, Killala Quay, Knock House, Seventh Sky, Tango De Juilley, Urano, 100-1 Arthur’s Secret, Band Of Blood, Landscape, Traffic Fluide, 200-1 Draycott Place, (EW 1/4 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Ryanair Chase: 4-1 Dynaste, 5-1 Don Cossack, 8-1 Champagne Fever, Cue Card, 10-1 Djakadam, Johns Spirit, 12-1 Al Ferof, Balder Succes, 14-1 Ma Filleule, Menorah, 16-1 Ballycasey, Boston Bob, Hidden Cyclone, Taquin Du Seuil, Uxizandre, 20-1 Eduard, Rajdhani Express, Wishfull Thinking, Wonderful Charm, 25-1 Ballynagour, Carlingford Lough, First Lieutenant, Twinlight, 33-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


World Hurdle: 7-2 More Of That, 7-1 Saphir Du Rheu, 8-1 Zarkandar, 10-1 Lieutenant Colonel, Rock On Ruby, 12-1 Annie Power, Beat That, Un Temps Pour Tout, 14-1 Reve De Sivola, 16-1  Pont Alexandre20-1  Blue Fashion, Kitten Rock, Monksland, Volnay De Thaix, Whisper, 25-1 At Fishers Cross, Cole Harden, Jetson, Rule The World, 33-1 Abbyssial, Aubusson, Blaklion, Briar Hill, Dedigout, Thousand Stars, Un Atout, 40-1 Back In Focus, Bog Warrior, Seeyouatmidnight, Tiger Roll, 50-1 Big Easy, Knockara Beau, Zaidpour, 100-1 King Of The Picts, Olofi, Rigour Back Bob, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)




Friday 13th March 2015


JCB Triumph Hurdle: 7-4 Peace And Co, 8-1 Bristol De Mai, 10-1 Kalkir, 12-1 Hargam, 14-1 Top Notch, 16-1 Fiscal Focus, 20-1  Karezak, 25-1 Arabian Revolution, Dicosimo, Theophilus, Vercingetorix, 33-1 Bivouac, Chartbreaker, Golden Doyen, San Benedeto, Zarib, 50-1 Chatam House Rule, Old Guard, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle: 5-1 No More Heroes, 8-1 Black Hercules, 10-1 Tell Us More, 12-1Shaneshill, Value At Risk, 14-1 Blaklion, Caracci Apache, 16-1 Killultagh Vic, Thomas Brown, Vyta du Roc, Fletchers Flyer, 20-1 Free Expression, Martello Tower, Tea For Two, Zeroshadesofgrey, 25-1 Arpege D’Alene, Native River, Robinsfirth, Roi Des Francs, 33-1 Milsean, On Tour, Shantou Bob, (EW 1/4 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Cheltenham Gold Cup: 3-1 Silviniaco Conti, 8-1 Road To Riches, 10-1 Many Clouds, 14-1 Holywell, Lord Windermere, 16-1 Bobs Worth, Boston Bob, Djakadam, 20-1 Carlingford Lough, Dynaste, On His Own, Shutthefrontdoor, 25-1 Kings Palace, Smad Place, 33-1 Al Ferof, Champagne Fever, Coneygree, Don Cossack, Houblon Des Obeaux, Sam Winner, The Giant Bolster, Unioniste, 40-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


The Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup: 11-2 Oscar Barton, 6-1 Teaforthree, 7-1 On The Fringe, 8-1 Paint The Clouds, 10-1 Harbour Court, 12-1 Aerial, Two Rockers, 33-1 Double Dash, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)





2015 Crabbie’s Grand National Chase: 20-1 Shutthefrontdoor, Unioniste, 25-1 Balthazar King, Godsmejudge, Ma Filleule, Many Clouds, Merry King, Pineau De Re, Rocky Creek, Suntiep, Teaforthree, 33-1 Al Co, Alvarado, Benvolio, Dolatulo, Golden Wonder, Goulanes, Hawkes Point, Mendip Express, Monbeg Dude, Oscar Time, Sam Winner, Spring Heeled, Triolo D’Alene, 40-1 Across The Bay, Chance Du Roy, Mon Parrain, Mossey Joe, Our Father,Shotgun Paddy, Theatrical Star, Warne, 50-1 Fingal Bay, First Lieutenant, Night In Milan, Trustan Times, 66-1 Cedre Bleu, Kruzhlinin, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)




Cheltenham Festival


Simon Munir And Isaac Souede To Own The Winner Of The 2015 Triumph Hurdle: 7-4 (Singles Only)


Number Of Irish Trained Winners:

0 to 8                 7-2

9 to 12             11-10

13 and over         11-8


Record Number Of Irish Trained Winners At Cheltenham To Be Broken (14 in 2013): 6-1


Cheltenham Championship Winners To Repeat (Lord Windermere, Sire De Grugy, More Of That, Jezki):

0              5/6

1              6/5

2+           8/1


Cheltenham Festival Top Jockey: 8/13Ruby Walsh, 4/1 Barry Geraghty, 6/1 Bryan Cooper, Sam Twiston-Davies, 8/1 AP McCoy, 25/1 Richard Johnson, Tom Scudamore


Cheltenham Festival Top Trainer: 2/5Willie Mullins, 9/2 Paul Nicholls, 5/1 Nicky Henderson, 14/1 Jonjo O’Neill, 20/1 David Pipe, 33/1 Philip Hobbs


Willie Mullins To Train Winner Of Supreme, Neptune and Albert Bartlett Novice Hurdles: 16/1


Willie Mullins To Train Winner Of Arkle, JLT and RSA Novice Chases: 25/1


Saphir Du Rheu Special – To Win Four Or More World Hurdles: 500-1



National Hunt Specials



2014-15 National Hunt Trainers’ Championship: 1-10 Paul Nicholls, 6-1 Nicky Henderson, 16-1 Jonjo O’Neill, 25-1 Willie Mullins, 33-1 Philip Hobbs, 66-1 David Pipe (Singles Only)


AP McCoy To Ride Grand National Winner: 12/1


2014/15 Season: AP McCoy To Break Record For National Hunt Winners In A Single Season (289): 9/1


2014/15 Season: AP McCoy To Ride 300 Or More Winners In A Single Season: 12/1


Nicky Henderson Special:

Any Of Bobs Worth, Sprinter Sacre Or Simonsig To Win A Grade 1 Chase In UK/Ireland Before 1st June 2015: 2-7

None Of Bobs Worth, Sprinter Sacre Or Simonsig To Win A Grade 1 Chase In UK/Ireland Before 1st June 2015: 5-2


Faugheen Special – To Win 2015, 2016 & 2017 Champion Hurdles: 16-1 (Win Only, Singles Only)



Flat Specials


Frankie Dettori To Win UK/Irish Classic In 2015: 7/1


Where Will Investec Derby Winner Be Trained: 4/11 Ireland, 9/4 England, 12/1 France


Aidan O’Brien To Train Winner Of All 5 English Classics 2015: 33/1


International Specials


European Winner Of Kentucky Derby: 20/1


Where Will The Arc Winner Be Trained: 8/11 France, 5/2 UK/Ireland, 9/2 Japan, 12/1 Rest Of The World


Treve To Go Through 2015 Unbeaten: 8/1 (must race at least once)


Tiggy Wiggy To Win Commonwealth Cup: 11/2


Flat Trainers’ Championship: 4/6 Richard Hannon, 9/4 John Gosden, 9/2 Aidan O’Brien


Number Of Godolphin UK Group 1 Winners in 2015:

0-3          1/1 (from 6/4)

4-5          6/4

6+           3/1 (from 9/4)




2015 FLAT


QIPCO 1000 Guineas: 7-2 Found, 10-1 High Celebrity, 14-1 Together Forever, 16-1 Agnes Stewart, Lucida, Tiggy Wiggy, 20-1 Ervedya, Malabar, Muraaqaba, Osaila, 25-1 Fadhayyil, Lady Correspondent, Qualify, South Bank, Winters Moon, Words, 33-1 Al Naamah, Marsh Hawk, Tendu, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


QIPCO 2000 Guineas: 8-1 Gleneagles, Ol’ Man River, 10-1 Faydhan, Highland Reel, Ivawood, John F Kennedy, 12-1 Belardo, 14-1 Richard Pankhurst, 16-1 Charming Thought, The Wow Signal, Vert De Grece, 25-1 Convey, Dick Whittington, Elm Park, Estidhkaar, Fannaan, Flaming Spear, Kodi Bear, Smuggler’s Cove, Zawraq, 33-1 Celestial Path, Consort, Golden Horn, Kool Kompany, Latharnach, Maftool, War Envoy,50-1 Algaith, The Great War, White Lake, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


Investec Oaks: 5/1 Found, 14-1 Together Forever, Words, 16-1 Star Of Seville, 20-1 Beautiful Romance, 33-1 Al Naamah, Diamond Bangle, Fluff, Jellicle Ball, Kissed By Angels, Truth, 40-1 Fonteyn, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Investec Derby: 6-1 John F Kennedy, 8-1 Ol’ Man River, 10-1 Gleneagles, Highland Reel, 14-1 Elm Park, 20-1 Epicuris, Giovanni Canaletto, Sir Isaac Newton, 25-1 Christophermarlowe, 33-1 Archangel Raphael, Consort, Golden Horn, Jacobean, Nafaqa, Parish Boy, Richard Pankhurst, 50-1 Jack Hobbs, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


Ascot Gold Cup: 3-1 Forgotten Rules, 10-1 Brown Panther, 14-1 Pale Mimosa, 20-1 Hartnell, 25-1 Forever Now, 33-1 Marzocco, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)


To Win 2000 Guineas & Derby: 28-1 John F Kennedy, 33-1 Highland Reel, 40-1 Ol’ Man River


Australia To Sire The Epsom Derby Winner With His First Crop: 12-1


2015 Prix De l’Arc De Triomphe4-1 Treve, 10-1 Harp Star, 16-1 Free Eagle, One And Only, 20-1 Kizuna, 25-1 Kingston Hill 33-1 Love Is Boo Shet (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Dubai World Cup: 5-1 Toast Of New York, 6-1 Bayern, 12-1 Epiphaneia 25-1 Surfer, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Kentucky Derby: 10-1 American Pharoah, 14-1 Texas Red, 16-1 Dortmund,20-1 Carpe Diem, Competitive Edge, El Kabeir, 25-1 Ocho Ocho Ocho, 33-1 Daredevil, The Great War, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)


2015 Melbourne Cup: 12-1 Protectionist, 33-1 Red Cadeaux


2015 Melbourne Cup – To Finish Second: 33-1 Red Cadeaux