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Zabana given green light for Ryanair Chase

Zabana: unseated at the Cheltenham Festival last year  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)   By David Jennings 9:00AM 10 MAR 2017  TRAINER Andy Lynch has resisted the temptation of running Zabana in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup and the eight-year-old will instead head for the Ryanair Chase, for which he is priced between 9-1 and 16-1. “He’s going for the Ryanair and I hope ...

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Top Gamble added to Champion Chase as 15 confirmed

Top Gamble: set to test his mettle in Champion Chase  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)   By David Baxter 12:55PM 9 MAR 2017  DOUVAN, many people’s idea of a Cheltenham Festival banker, will face a maximum of 14 rivals for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase following the six-day entries stage. The Willie Mullins-trained chaser heads the betting at a best-priced 1-3, and although ...

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Top Gamble added to Champion Chase field

 By David Baxter 12:55PM 9 MAR 2017  DOUVAN, many people’s idea of a Cheltenham Festival banker, will face a maximum of 14 rivals for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase following the six-day entries stage. The Willie Mullins-trained chaser heads the betting at a best-priced 1-3, and although unlikely, a matchup with Racing Post Arkle favourite Altior is still technically possible ...

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'Mighty' Tiara could wear Champion Chase crown | Horse Racing News |

Special Tiara: has a good record in the Champion Chase  PICTURE:Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)   By David Baxter 9:06AM 27 FEB 2017  DOUVAN may be a long odds-on shot for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase, but Henry de Bromhead is hopeful Special Tiara can be in the mix again. The ten-year-old has been third in the race for the last two years ...

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Best shows nerves of steel on Pilgrims Bay in BetBright Chase

Pilgrims Bay (centre) is asked for an effort at the final fence  PICTURE:Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)   By Peter Scargill 3:41PM 25 FEB 2017  Report: Kempton, Saturday BetBright Handicap Chase (Grade 3) 3m, 5yo+ PILGRIMS BAY may go down as the cheekiest winner of the BetBright Chase with jockey James Best barely needing to pick up his whip as he guided the 25-1 ...

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What they say: trainers on their BetBright Chase contenders

Irish Saint:”three miles at Kempton is absolutely ideal”  PICTURE:Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)     5:31PM 24 FEB 2017  BetBright Handicap Chase (Grade 3) 3.35 Kempton, 3m Alan King, trainer of AnnacottyHe has been disappointing this season, but he has enjoyed a few days out hunting recently with the Old Berks, so, hopefully, that might have sweetened him up. He seems fresh and ...

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Champion Chase: what is the strongest trial? | Horse Racing |

Can anything beat Douvan in this year’s Champion Chase?  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)   By Keith Melrose 5:10PM 22 FEB 2017  WE WEIGH up the major trials for chasing’s greatest two-mile prize three weeks ahead of the big race. Tingle Creek, Sandown Average RPR of winner in last ten years: 172 Champion Chase winners from the race in last ten years: 5 2016-17 ...

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Sensational Cue Card thumps opposition in Ascot Chase

Cue Card and Paddy Brennan stylishly jump another fence  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   By David Milnes 3:53PM 18 FEB 2017  Report: Ascot, Saturday Betfair Ascot Chase (Grade 1) 2m5f, 5yo+  CUE CARD looked back to his best with a commanding performance to win the chasing feature for the second time in four years.  Front-runner Royal Regatta, the eventual third, did his best ...

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Cue Card seeks repeat Ascot Chase victory four years on

Cue Card wins the Ascot Chase in 2013 under Joe Tizzard  PICTURE:Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)   By Bruce Jackson 6:30PM 17 FEB 2017  CUE CARD is ready to bridge a four-year gap between appearances at the royal racecourse as he returns in search of another Betfair Ascot Chase victory and a ninth Grade 1 triumph. RELATED LINKS Success on his only previous visit ...

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Kylemore Lough not among Ascot Chase sextet

Kylemore Lough winning last year’s Ryanair Gold Cup at Fairyhouse  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)   By Keith Melrose 10:38AM 16 FEB 2017  SECOND-FAVOURITE Kylemore Lough was the only one of seven entries for Saturday’s Betfair Ascot Chase withdrawn at Thursday’s declaration stage. Last seen finishing a distant fifth in the Cotswolds Chase, last year’s Ryanair Gold Cup winner had been a general 5-1 ...

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