Cheltenham Festival Preview Part II – Novice Chasers

2017-07-15T12:00:16+01:00February 10th, 2016|

In part 2 of our Cheltenham Preview we look at the Novice Chases at the Cheltenham Festival and hope we have identified a few decent bets.

Arkle

Douvan who the Supreme Novices hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival heads the market for this race and his form can hardly be knocked having had 3 runs over fences and the closest any horse has got was when Rogue Trader finished 9 Β½ lengths behind in 2nd with Douvan not coming out of 2nd gear. He then easily won the Grade 1 Novice Chase beating Sizing John who had previously won twice over fences and 2nd in the Supreme Novices at Cheltenham. Douvan then scared […]

Cheltenham Festival Preview Part I – Novice Hurdles

2017-07-15T12:00:17+01:00February 5th, 2016|

With just over a month to go, it’s time we went through the feature races in depth analysing which horses are probably going to have a say in the finishes of these races. In the first part we are going to look at the Novice Hurdles at the Cheltenham Festival.

Supreme Novices Hurdle

The Supreme Novices Hurdle currently has a short priced favourite in Min for Willie Mullins and Mr Rich Ricci. Having won this race for the last 3 years with Champagne Fever, Vautour and Douvan anything that proved to be their number 1 for this race was going to be a short priced however his form has looked very strong.

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