Cheltenham Festival Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Cheltenham Festival specials and latest market updates

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL SPECIALS

2016 Cheltenham Festival – Top Trainer (betting without Willie Mullins):

7-4 Gordon Elliott, 9-4 Nicky Henderson, 3-1 Paul Nicholls, 8-1 Alan King, 10-1 Philip Hobbs, 14-1 Jonjo O’Neill, 20-1David Pipe, 33-1 John Ferguson

2016 Cheltenham Festival – Top Jockey: 1-3 Ruby Walsh, 11-2 Barry Geraghty, 10-1 Bryan Cooper, 12-1 Sam Twiston-Davies, 16-1 Paul Townend, 20-1 Richard Johnson, 25-1 Tom Scudamore, 50-1 Davy Russell, Jonathan Burke

2016 Cheltenham Festival – Number Of Irish Trained Winners:

9-2      Zero to ten

4-6      Eleven to fourteen

15-8      Fifteen or more

Gordon Elliott – how many winners will he train at 2016 Cheltenham Festival:

13-2    No Winners

11-4    One Winner (exactly)

13-8    Two Winners (exactly)

2-1      Three Winners Or More

Willie Mullins – how many winners will he train at 2016 Cheltenham Festival:

EVENS                 Six or fewer

EVENS          Seven To Nine

7-1                  Ten or more

Paul Nicholls – how many winners will he train at 2016 Cheltenham Festival:

5-2      No Winners

13-8    One Winner (exactly)

9-4      Two Winners (exactly)

6-1      Three Winners or more      

Official Going For The First Race Of Cheltenham Festival:

50-1    Heavy

7-2      Soft

1-4    Good To Soft

10-1      Good

100-1  Good To Firm Or Firm

(The market will be settled on the predominant going description, ie Good To Soft (Soft In Places) would be settled as Good to Soft

Lizzie Kelly to Ride A 2016 Cheltenham Festival Winner: 5-1

Prestbury Cup: 8-11 UK, 13-8 Ireland, 13-2 Tie

Where Will Victoria Pendleton Finish In The St James’s Place Foxhunter Chase?:

1st          16/1

2nd          16/1

3rd           14/1

4th           14/1

5th to 10th inclusive         9/4

Any other result other than a top 10 finish          4/6

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL DAY 1 - TUESDAY

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle: 2-1 Min, 4-1 Altior, 5-1 Yorkhill, 7-1 Buveur D’Air, 14-1 Tombstone, 16-1 Supasundae, 20-1 Silver Concorde, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Racing Post Arkle Trophy: 2-5 Douvan, 11-2 Vaniteux, 9-1 Sizing John, 14-1 Garde La Victoire, The Game Changer, 16-1 L’Ami Serge, 33-1 Outlander, Shaneshill, 40-1 Fox Norton, 66-1 Aso, Baltimore Rock, Sizing Codelco,100-1 On Tour, Zamdy Man, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Ultima Business Solutions Handicap Chase: 8-1 Out Sam, 10-1 Holywell, Kruzhlinin, 12-1 Doctor Harper, 14-1Carole’s Destrier, The Young Master, Theatre Guide, 16-1 Morning Assembly, 20-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

Champion Hurdle: 2-1 Annie Power, 11-2 Nichols Canyon, 6-1 Identity Thief, 13-2 The New One, 10-1 My Tent Or Yours, 16-1 Top Notch, 20-1 Camping Ground, Hargam, Old Guard, Peace And Co, 28-1 Sempre Medici, 33-1 Lil Rockerfeller, 100-1 Sign Of A Victory, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3 – NRMB)

OLBG Mares’ Hurdle: 11-10 Vroum Vroum Mag, 7-4 Annie Power, 6-1 Polly Peachum, 11-1 Aurore D’Estruval, 12-1Bitofapuzzle, 16-1 Tara Point, The Govaness, 20-1 Flute Bowl, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

National Hunt Steeple Chase: 5-1 Minella Rocco, 6-1 Roi Des Francs, 7-1 Noble Endeavor, 8-1 Native River, Pont Alexandre, Southfield Royale, 14-1 Measureofmydreams, Sambremont, 16-1 Definitly Red, Local Show, 20-1 BAR(EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase: 9-1 Aloomomo, 12-1 Killer Crow, Willow’s Saviour, 14-1 Bouvreuil, Out Sam, Thomas Crapper, 16-1 Ballyalton, Double Shuffle, Full Shift, Javert, Mckinley, Minella Present, Sambremont, Thomas Brown, 20-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL DAY 2 - WEDNESDAY

Neptune: 5-4 Yanworth, 9-2 Yorkhill, 8-1 A Toi Phil, 10-1 Bellshill, 12-1 Bleu Et Rouge, Long Dog, 14-1 Shantou Village, 16-1 Barters Hill, 20-1 Petit Mouchoir, Tombstone, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

RSA Chase: 9-4 More Of That, 5-2 No More Heroes, 10-1 Black Hercules, Blaklion, Vyta Du Roc, 12-1Seeyouatmidnight, 14-1 Outlander, Roi Des Francs, 20-1 Pont Alexandre, 25-1 Out Sam, Shaneshill, 33-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Coral Cup: 10-1 Diamond King, 12-1 Arbre De Vie, Politologue, 14-1 Rock The Kasbah, Squouateur, 20-1 Baoulet Delaroque, Blazer, Childrens List, For Good Measure, 25-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

Queen Mother Champion Chase: 8-11 Un De Sceaux, 5-2 Vautour, 9-2 Sprinter Sacre, 12-1 Dodging Bullets, Special Tiara, 14-1 Sire De Grugy, 16-1 Felix Yonger, 25-1 Gods Own, Sizing Granite, 40-1 Somersby, 100-1 Just Cameron, Twinlight (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3 – NRMB)

Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase 5-2 Josies Orders, 6-1 Balthazar King, Quantitativeeasing, 7-1 Foxrock, 10-1Any Currency, Sire Collonges, 14-1 Ballybroker Bridge, 16-1 Third Intention, 20-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle: 7-1 Diego Du Charmil, 8-1 Campeador, 14-1 Jaleo, Messire De Obeaux,16-1 Ardamir, Frodon, Le Curieux, Voix Du Reve, 20-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

Champion Bumper: 7-1 Augusta Kate, Ballyandy, 10-1 New To This Town, 12-1 Avenir D’Une Vie, Castello Sforza, Coeur Blimey, High Bridge, 16-1 Battleford, First Figaro, Very Much So, Westend Story, 20-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL DAY 3 - THURSDAY

JLT Novices’ Chase: 4-1 Bristol De Mai, 9-2 Outlander, 5-1 Garde La Victoire, 7-1 Black Hercules, 10-1 L’Ami Serge, Shaneshill, Sizing John, 14-1 Three Musketeers, Zabana, 33-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Pertemps Network Final: 7-1 Leave At Dawn, 10-1 Cup Final, Missed Approach, 12-1 If In Doubt, Unowhatimeanharry, 14-1 Arpege D’Alene, Box Office, Our Kaempfer, 16-1 Mall Dini, Oscar Sam, Saddlers Encore, Taglietelle, 20-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

Ryanair Chase: EVENS Vautour, 7-2 Road To Riches, 4-1 Valseur Lido, 6-1 Al Ferof, Vroum Vroum Mag, 9-1Smashing, 10-1 Vibrato Valtat, Village Vic, 12-1 Josses Hill,  14-1 Taquin Du Seuil, 16-1 Dynaste, Felix Yonger, Gilgamboa,  20-1 Champagne West, Top Gamble, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Ryanair World Hurdle: 6-5 Thistlecrack, 6-1 Alpha Des Obeaux, 7-1 Vroum Vroum Mag, 8-1 Cole Harden, 10-1Saphir Du Rheu, 14-1 Nichols Canyon, Whisper 16-1 Aux Ptits Soins, 20-1 Kilcooley, Prince Of Scars,  25-1 BAR(EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3 – NRMB)

Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate: 8-1 Johns Spirit, 12-1 Sametegal, 14-1 Out Sam, Village Vic, 16-1 Irish Cavalier, Stiletto, 20-1 Champagne West, Empire Of Dirt, Fingal Bay, Full Shift, The Saint James, 25-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

Trull House Stud Mares’ Novices Hurdle: 10-11 Limini, 6-1 Smart Talk, 10-1 Myska, 12-1 Bloody Mary, 14-1Apple’s Jade, Chocca Wocca, 20-1 Jer’s Girl, Katie Too, Robins Reef, Tea In Transvaal, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase: 6-1 Cause Of Causes, 7-1 Doctor Harper, 10-1Upswing, 14-1 Sambremont, Silvergrove, The Giant Bolster, 16-1 Guess Again, Thomas Brown, 20-1 A Good Skin, Beg To Differ, Indian Castle, Midnight Prayer, Perfect Candidate, The Job Is Right, Top Wood, 25-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL DAY 4 - FRIDAY

Triumph Hurdle: 9-2 Ivanovich Gorbatov, 5-1 Zubayr, 7-1 Sceau Royal, 12-1 Connetable, Fixe Le Kap, Footpad, Let’s Dance, Who Dares Wins, 16-1 Clan Des Obeaux, 20-1 Apple’s Jade, Frodon, Gibralfaro, Protek Des Flos, Tommy Silver, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Vincent O’Brien County Hurdle: 10-1 Desoto County, 12-1 Blue Hell, Great Field, 14-1 Affaire D’Honneur, All Yours, Squouateur, Superb Story, 16-1 A Hare Breath, Clondaw Warrior, Henry Higgins, Modus, Starchitect, Townshend, Wait For Me, 20-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle: 11-4 Barters Hill, 6-1 Shantou Village, 8-1 Gangster, 10-1 Yorkhill, 12-1 Bleu Et Rouge, Up For Review, 14-1 Thomas Hobson, 16-1 Ballydine, Long Dog, Unowhatimeanharry, 20-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup: 4-1 Don Cossack, 5-1 Vautour, 11-2 Cue Card, Djakadam, Don Poli, 12-1 Smad Place, 16-1 Road To Riches, 20-1 Valseur Lido, 33-1 Carlingford Lough, Many Clouds, 40-1 Sausalito Sunrise 50-1Holywell, 66-1 O’Faolains Boy, Sir Des Champs, 100-1 Boston Bob, Champagne West, Gilgamboa, Irish Cavalier, Morning Assembly, On His Own, The Giant Bolster, 150-1 Ballycasey, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3 – NRMB)

St James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase: 11-4 On The Fringe, 7-1 Marito, 8-1 Aupcharlie, Paint The Clouds, 10-1 Mendip Express, 12-1 It Came To Pass, 16-1 Mr Mercurial, Pacha Du Polder, 20-1 Current Event, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle: 7-1 Squouateur, 10-1 Qualando, 16-1 Baoulet Delaroque, Blazer, Box Office, Ibis Du Rheu, Montdragon, Tycoon Prince, Westend Star, 20-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Chase: 10-1 Next Sensation, 14-1 Arthur’s Oak, Minella Present, Rock The World, 16-1 Blood Cotil, Dandridge, Eastlake, Sizing Codelco, Stiletto, The Saint James, Velvet Maker, 20-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

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