Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Hills Price Chase Triple Crown

A million pound bonus will be on offer if any horse can win the Chase Triple Crown this season - extra incentive to win the three biggest staying chases of the season; the Betfair Chase, the (formerly William Hill) King George VI Chase and the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Cue Card came close to landing the prize last season after winning the Betfair Chase and the William Hill King George VI Chase, before falling in the Cheltenham Gold Cup when appearing to be travelling the best.

Colin Tizzard’s stable star is 28-1 to win the Chase Triple Crown, with 2015 Gold Cup hero Coneygree at 33-1.

“Cue Card appears the most likely horse to win the Chase Triple Crown, but the odds show how tough a task he faces to pull it off,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.

Vautour, whose owner Rich Ricci said he would run in the 2016 Gold Cup or skip the Cheltenham Festival…before proceeding to win the Ryanair Chase by a comfortable 6 lengths…is also 33-1 to claim the Chase Triple Crown this term.

“It would be great to see Vautour take part in all three of the big staying chases this term, although after last season’s interesting switch of race plans at the Festival, it would be surprising if punters were queuing up round the corner to back him,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.

It’s 14-1 with Hills for any horse to win the Chase Triple Crown.


2016/17 Chase Triple Crown:
14-1 Any Horse To Win 2016 Betfair Chase, 2016 King George VI Chase & 2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup
28-1 Cue Card
33-1 Coneygree
33-1 Vautour

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