CHELTENHAM RACECOURSE FESTIVAL NEWS

Published 2021/01/20

Envoi Allen, Shishkin & Monkfish star as entries revealed for novices’ chases at The Festival™

Wednesday, 20 January, 2021 – Today sees entries for the three G1 novices’ chases at The Festival™ revealed – the Sporting Life Arkle Novices’ Chase, the Festival Novices’ Chase and the Marsh Novices’ Chase. Entries are also unveiled for the G2 National Hunt Novices’ Chase.

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Sporting Life Arkle Novices’ Chase – Day One, Tuesday, 16 March

The G1 Sporting Life Arkle Novices’ Chase takes place over two miles on day one of The Festival™ and has attracted 34 entries for its 2021 running. Sporting Life sponsor the contest for the first time this year.

Hot favourite for the Sporting Life Arkle Novices’ Chase is Shishkin (Nicky Henderson), winner of the G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at The Festival™ last season. The Marie Donnelly-owned seven-year-old has looked imperious on his two outings over fences this season, most recently sauntering to a 13-length victory in the G2 Ladbrokes Wayward Lad Novices’ Chase at Kempton Park on 27 December. Shishkin’s trainer Nicky Henderson is the most successful handler in the history of the contest with six victories - Remittance Man (1991), Travado (1993), Tiutchev (2000), Sprinter Sacre (2012), Simonsig (2013) and Altior (2017). His two other entries are Allart, a G2 winner on his chasing debut at Ascot last month, and Fusil Raffles, who has scored twice at Cheltenham already this season in novices’ chases at The Showcase and The International.

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Ireland has landed the Sporting Life Arkle Novices’ Chase on 21 occasions, including in five of the last six years. Leading Irish-trained contenders include Energumene (Willie Mullins), a lightly-raced seven-year-old but hugely impressive in winning both his chase starts. Mullins’ six entries, the most of any trainer, also includes G1 Leopardstown scorer Franco de Port, the unexposed Unexcepted as well as Klassical Dream, winner of the G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at The Festival™ in 2019. Mullins is responsible for four of the last six winners of the contest - Un de Sceaux (2015), Douvan (2016), Footpad (2018) and Duc de Genievres (2019).

Other leading contenders include Allmankind (Dan Skelton), third in last season’s G1 JCB Triumph Hurdle and winner of both his starts over fences, including the G1 Planteur at Chapel Stud Henry VIII Novices’ Chase at Sandown Park in December.

Trainer Jamie Snowden has two entries in Ga Law and Thebannerkingrebel. A Listed winner over hurdles, Thebannerkingrebel began the current campaign by finishing sixth in the Welsh Champion Hurdle before making a winning start over fences at Plumpton. Ga Law landed his first three starts over fences, including the G2 Rising Stars Novices’ Chase at Warwick, before taking third in the G1 Planteur at Chapel Stud Henry VIII Novices’ Chase at Sandown Park in December.

Lambourn-based Snowden said: “Ga Law is in great order and the plan was to always give him a break after running at Sandown in the Henry VIII Novices’ Chase.

“I was delighted with his performance in that event, but he did shape as if he wanted to go back up in trip and so that looks the plan for the rest of the season.

“His next run will be in the Pendil Novices’ Chase at Kempton in February. That is a step back up in trip and we are looking forward to seeing him back in action.

“We have entered him in the Arkle, Marsh and the three-miler at the Cheltenham Festival. I think we will see how get on at Kempton first, but I am leaning towards either the Marsh or the three-miler.

“The Arkle would probably be the outsider of the three at the moment, just because I think he needs to go back up in trip and probably the Marsh is the slight favourite.

“A lot can still happen, so we will just take things week by week and see how he gets on at Kempton. The Manifesto Novices’ Chase at Aintree is also another race I think could really suit him too. These Cheltenham races close early so we have made the entries and we will see how he is in the coming weeks.

“Thebannerkingrebel is on for a £40,000 bonus at the Cheltenham Festival if he can win a race there having landed a contest at Plumpton earlier this season.

“He did take quite a bad fall back at the track last time so we’ll take our time with him and we might enter him in a number of races at Cheltenham over both hurdles and fences."

SPORTING LIFE ARKLE NOVICES' CHASE (Grade 1)

Allart (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr R. A. Bartlett Nicky Henderson

Allmankind (GB) 5 11 4 W. J. and T. C. O. Gredley Dan Skelton

Beat The Judge (IRE) 6 11 4 Mr Ed Babington Gary Moore

Blackbow (IRE) 8 11 4 Roaringwater Syndicate W. P. Mullins IRE

Captain Guinness (IRE) 6 11 4 Declan Landy Henry de Bromhead IRE

Chatham Street Lad (IRE) 9 11 4 Mr V. Healy Michael Winters IRE

Darver Star (IRE) 9 11 4 SSP Number Twenty Two Syndicate Gavin Cromwell IRE

Eldorado Allen (FR) 7 11 4 J P Romans & Terry Warner Colin Tizzard

Elixir de Nutz (FR) 7 11 4 Mr Terry Warner Colin Tizzard

Embittered (IRE) 7 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Joseph Patrick O'Brien IRE

Energumene (FR) 7 11 4 Anthony Bloom W. P. Mullins IRE

Envoi Allen (FR) 7 11 4 Cheveley Park Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Epson du Houx (FR) 7 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Henry de Bromhead IRE

Est Illic (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr Andrew Gough Sarah-Jayne Davies

Fast Buck (FR) 7 11 4 Sullivan Bloodstock Limited Paul Nicholls

Felix Desjy (FR) 8 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Franco de Port (FR) 6 11 4 Bruton Street V W. P. Mullins IRE

Funambule Sivola (FR) 6 11 4 My Racing Manager Friends Venetia Williams

Fusil Raffles (FR) 6 11 4 Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede Nicky Henderson

Ga Law (FR) 5 11 4 The Footie Partnership Jamie Snowden

Gumball (FR) 7 11 4 Mr Terry Warner Philip Hobbs

Harambe (GB) 8 11 4 Niall Farrell & Friends Alan King

Hitman (FR) 5 11 4 Mason, Hogarth, Ferguson & Done Paul Nicholls

Janidil (FR) 7 11 4 Mr John P. McManus W. P. Mullins IRE

Klassical Dream (FR) 7 11 4 Mrs J Coleman W. P. Mullins IRE

Le Patriote (FR) 9 11 4 Canard Vert Racing Club Dr Richard Newland

Malystic (GB) 7 11 4 Clova Syndicate and Mrs J A Niven Peter Niven

Numitor (GB) 7 11 4 Wetumpka Racing Heather Main

Shishkin (IRE) 7 11 4 Mrs J Donnelly Nicky Henderson

Sky Pirate (GB) 8 11 4 Mr M. Tedham Jonjo O'Neill

Sporting John (IRE) 6 11 4 Mr John P. McManus Philip Hobbs

Thebannerkingrebel (IRE) 8 11 4 League Of Nations Jamie Snowden

Unexcepted (FR) 7 11 4 Mr John P. McManus W. P. Mullins IRE

Zambella (FR) 6 10 11 Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede Nigel Twiston-Davies

34 entries

13 Irish-trained

National Hunt Novices’ Chase – Day One, Tuesday, 16 March

The G2 National Hunt Novices’ Chase takes place over three miles and six furlongs on Tuesday, 16 March.

There are 59 entries this year, including 20 from Ireland. Irish trainer Gordon Elliott has landed the contest four times, including with the legendary dual Randox Grand National hero Tiger Roll in 2017 and last year with Ravenhill. He has the most entries of any trainer this year, seven, which are headed by Galvin.

Owned by Ronnie Bartlett, the seven-year-old Galvin is a second season novice and ended the 2019/20 campaign by finishing runner-up to Imperial Aura in the Listed Northern Trust Company Novices’ Handicap Chase at The Festival™. He is undefeated in four starts this season and relished the step up in distance when impressively winning a novices’ chase over an extended three miles at Cheltenham in October on his most recent appearance.

A fascinating entry is Royale Pagaille (Venetia Williams), who also holds entries in the Festival Novices’ Chase as well as the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup. Another experienced novice, he could not have been more impressive in winning both chase starts this season at Haydock Park and Kempton Park.

The National Hunt Novices’ Chase is one of the few races at The Festival™ to have eluded Nicky Henderson but the reigning champion trainer has a live contender this year in Dickie Diver, owned by J P McManus and fourth in the 2019 G1 Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle. He shaped well when second on his chasing debut at Newbury last month.

Jamie Snowden has two entries in this contest in the shape of Kiltealy Briggs, who was third at Ascot behind Allart in G2 company last time out, and Thomas Macdonagh, who got off the mark over fences at Catterick earlier this month.

The trainer continued: “Cheltenham plans are up in the air for Kiltealy Briggs at the moment.

"We are not really leaning anywhere with him, but he is in good form and the plan was to run him in the Altcar Novices’ Chase at Haydock on Saturday but I think that meeting could succumb to the weather. That race was probably going to tell us where we stand with him, so we will see what happens there first.

“The National Hunt Chase is possible for Thomas Macdonagh. He won well at Catterick last time out and he could also be one for a handicap at Cheltenham."

NATIONAL HUNT NOVICES' CHASE (Grade 2)

Acey Milan (IRE) 7 11 6 Owners For Owners: Acey Milan Anthony Honeyball

Aforementioned (FR) 8 11 6 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Born By The Sea (IRE) 7 11 6 Natalie Gilligan Paul John Gilligan IRE

Braeside (IRE) 7 11 6 KTDA Racing Gordon Elliott IRE Darlac (FR) 8 11 6 Mrs G. C. Pritchard Colin Tizzard

Eden du Houx (FR) 7 11 6 Prof. Caroline Tisdall David Pipe

Escaria Ten (FR) 7 11 6 McNeill Family Gordon Elliott IRE

Eurobot (GB) 7 11 6 Gigginstown House Stud Noel Meade IRE

Eva's Oskar (IRE) 7 11 6 Sally & Richard Prince Tim Vaughan

Forza Milan (IRE) 9 11 6 TSKOC Syndicate James A. Nash IRE

Full Back (FR) 6 11 6 Mr Ashley Head Gary Moore

Galvin (IRE) 7 11 6 Mr R. A. Bartlett Gordon Elliott IRE

Golan Fortune (IRE) 9 11 6 P Middleton, M Lowther Phil Middleton

Happygolucky (IRE) 7 11 6 Lady Dulverton Kim Bailey

If The Cap Fits (IRE) 9 11 6 Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede Harry Fry

Latest Exhibition (IRE) 8 11 6 Toberona Partnership Paul Nolan IRE

Lithic (IRE) 10 11 6 The Stone Composers Jonjo O'Neill

Longhouse Poet (IRE) 7 11 6 Sean & Bernardine Mulryan Martin Brassil IRE

Macgiloney (IRE) 8 11 6 M. Moloney Denis G. Hogan IRE

Milanford (IRE) 7 11 6 Sherborne Utilities Ltd Nick Mitchell

Nestor Park (FR) 8 11 6 Mrs S. P. Davis Ben Pauling

Next Destination (IRE) 9 11 6 Mr Malcolm C. Denmark Paul Nicholls

Ofalltheginjoints (IRE) 7 11 6 The Reserve Tankers Colin Tizzard

Port of Mars (IRE) 7 11 6 Noel and Valerie Moran Olly Murphy

Prime Venture (IRE) 10 11 6 Mrs Janet Davies Evan Williams

Remastered (GB) 8 11 6 Brocade Racing David Pipe

Royale Pagaille (FR) 7 11 6 Mrs S. Ricci Venetia Williams

Run Wild Fred (IRE) 7 11 6 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Salty Boy (IRE) 8 11 6 Premier Plastering (UK) Limited David Bridgwater

Secret Reprieve (IRE) 7 11 6 Mr & Mrs William Rucker Evan Williams

Shanty Alley (GB) 7 11 6 Jerry Wright Adam Lucock Patricia Murray Ben Case

Sizing At Midnight (IRE) 9 11 6 Ann & Alan Potts Limited Colin Tizzard

Soldier of Love (GB) 8 11 6 Mr Malcolm C. Denmark Paul Nicholls

St Barts (IRE) 7 11 6 Mr & Mrs R. Kelvin-Hughes Philip Hobbs

The Big Dog (IRE) 8 11 6 Damien J. Kelly/Colin Kelly Peter Fahey IRE

The Mighty Don (IRE) 9 11 6 Golden Rose Partnership Nick Gifford

Thomas Macdonagh (GB) 8 11 6 Sperling, Coomes, Davies, Hague, Collins Jamie Snowden

Kitty's Light (GB) 5 11 5 R J Bedford & Partners Christian Williams

Snow Leopardess (GB) 9 10 13 Mr A. Fox-Pitt Charlie Longsdon

Ask Me Early (IRE) 7 11 6 The Dare Family Harry Fry

Asterion Forlonge (FR) 7 11 6 Mrs J. Donnelly W. P. Mullins IRE

Coko Beach (FR) 6 11 6 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Demachine (IRE) 7 11 6 West Coast Haulage Limited Kerry Lee

Dickie Diver (IRE) 8 11 6 Mr John P. McManus Nicky Henderson

Dominateur (FR) 8 11 6 Kate & Andrew Brooks Oliver Sherwood

Eklat de Rire (FR) 7 11 6 Mr P. Davies Henry de Bromhead IRE

Eleazar des Neiges (FR) 7 11 6 Gigginstown House Stud Henry de Bromhead IRE

Foxy Jacks (IRE) 7 11 6 Mr D. F. Desmond M. F. Morris IRE

Hurricane Harvey (GB) 7 11 6 Walid Marzouk & Richard Rowland Fergal O'Brien

Kiltealy Briggs (IRE) 7 11 6 McNeill Family Jamie Snowden

Legends Gold (IRE) 7 11 6 Lockett,Hyde,Mountford,Bishop&Outhart Rebecca Curtis

Lord Royal (FR) 6 11 6 Paul Connell/Alan McGonnell W. P. Mullins IRE

Nadaitak (GB) 7 11 6 The Megsons Ben Pauling

Notice To Close (GB) 7 11 6 Mrs S. Neville Seamus Neville IRE

One For The Team (GB) 7 11 6 Forty Winks Syndicate 2 & Partner Nick Williams

Pencilfulloflead (IRE) 7 11 6 Robcour Gordon Elliott IRE

Some Detail (IRE) 7 11 6 Milltown Racing Nigel Hawke

The Ferry Master (IRE) 8 11 6 The Potassium Partnership Sandy Thomson

The Wolf (FR) 7 11 6 McNeill Family and Prodec Networks Ltd Olly Murphy

59 entries

20 Irish-trained

Festival Novices’ Chase – Day Two, Wednesday, 17 March

Staged over an extended three miles, the Festival Novices’ Chase is the second race on day two of The Festival™, Wednesday, 17 March.

There are 53 entries this year, with 22 hailing from Ireland including the current clear favourite Monkfish, one of four entries for Willie Mullins. The seven-year-old is already a winner at The Festival™, having taken the G1 Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle in 2020. He has won both his starts over fences in great style, mostly recently securing a G1 contest at Leopardstown over Christmas. The Mullins quartet also includes Colreevy, a G1 scorer at Limerick on 26 December.

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Monkfish

Another leading Irish challenger is Latest Exhibition (Paul Nolan), the neck runner-up to Monkfish at Cheltenham and also second to the same rival at Leopardstown last time out.

The pick of the British challengers at this stage looks to include Next Destination (Paul Nicholls), successful in G2 company on both his chase starts, and The Big Breakaway (Colin Tizzard), a winner on his chasing debut at Cheltenham in November and runner-up in the G1 Ladbrokes Kauto Star Novices’ Chase at Kempton Park on Boxing Day.

FESTIVAL NOVICES' CHASE (Grade 1)

Andy Dufresne (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr John P. McManus Gordon Elliott IRE

Assemble (GB) 7 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Joseph Patrick O'Brien IRE

Asterion Forlonge (FR) 7 11 4 Mrs J. Donnelly W. P. Mullins IRE

Chatham Street Lad (IRE) 9 11 4 Mr V. Healy Michael Winters IRE

Coko Beach (FR) 6 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Conflated (IRE) 7 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Demachine (IRE) 7 11 4 West Coast Haulage Limited Kerry Lee

Dickie Diver (IRE) 8 11 4 Mr John P. McManus Nicky Henderson

Eklat de Rire (FR) 7 11 4 Mr P. Davies Henry de Bromhead IRE

Eleazar des Neiges (FR) 7 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Henry de Bromhead IRE

Envoi Allen (FR) 7 11 4 Cheveley Park Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Escaria Ten (FR) 7 11 4 McNeill Family Gordon Elliott IRE

Espoir de Romay (FR) 7 11 4 The Midgelets Kim Bailey

Fiddlerontheroof (IRE) 7 11 4 Taylor, Burley & O'Dwyer Colin Tizzard

Fils d'Oudairies (FR) 6 11 4 Mr Claudio Michael Grech Joseph Patrick O'Brien IRE

Foxy Jacks (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr D. F. Desmond M. F. Morris IRE

Full Back (FR) 6 11 4 Mr Ashley Head Gary Moore

Fusil Raffles (FR) 6 11 4 Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede Nicky Henderson

Galvin (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr R. A. Bartlett Gordon Elliott IRE

ir & Mr Isaac Souede Harry Fry

Kiltealy Briggs (IRE) 7 11 4 McNeill Family Jamie Snowden

L'Air du Vent (FR) 7 11 4 Brocade Racing Colin Tizzard

Latest Exhibition (IRE) 8 11 4 Toberona Partnership Paul Nolan IRE

Lieutenant Rocco (IRE) 6 11 4 Sherborne Utilities Ltd Nick Mitchell

Longhouse Poet (IRE) 7 11 4 Sean & Bernardine Mulryan Martin Brassil IRE

Lord Royal (FR) 6 11 4 Paul Connell/Alan McGonnell W. P. Mullins IRE

Macgiloney (IRE) 8 11 4 M. Moloney Denis G. Hogan IRE

Marown (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr Trevor Hemmings Nicky Richards

Milanford (IRE) 7 11 4 Sherborne Utilities Ltd Nick Mitchell

Monkfish (IRE) 7 11 4 Mrs S. Ricci W. P. Mullins IRE

Next Destination (IRE) 9 11 4 Mr Malcolm C. Denmark Paul Nicholls

Ofalltheginjoints (IRE) 7 11 4 The Reserve Tankers Colin Tizzard

One For The Team (GB) 7 11 4 Forty Winks Syndicate 2 & Partner Nick Williams

Paint The Dream (GB) 7 11 4 Mr David Brace Fergal O'Brien

Pencilfulloflead (IRE) 7 11 4 Robcour Gordon Elliott IRE

Protektorat (FR) 6 11 4 Sir A Ferguson G Mason J Hales & L Hales Dan Skelton

Quel Destin (FR) 6 11 4 Martin Broughton & Friends Paul Nicholls

Remastered (GB) 8 11 4 Brocade Racing David Pipe

Royale Pagaille (FR) 7 11 4 Mrs S. Ricci Venetia Williams

Run Wild Fred (IRE) 7 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Secret Reprieve (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr & Mrs William Rucker Evan Williams

Sporting John (IRE) 6 11 4 Mr John P. McManus Philip Hobbs

St Barts (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr & Mrs R. Kelvin-Hughes Philip Hobbs

The Big Breakaway (IRE) 6 11 4 Eric Jones, Geoff Nicholas, John Romans Colin Tizzard

The Butcher Said (IRE) 8 11 4 McNeill Family Olly Murphy

The Ferry Master (IRE) 8 11 4 The Potassium Partnership Sandy Thomson

The Mighty Don (IRE) 9 11 4 Golden Rose Partnership Nick Gifford

The Wolf (FR) 7 11 4 McNeill Family and Prodec Networks Ltd Olly Murphy

Ga Law (FR) 5 11 3 The Footie Partnership Jamie Snowden

Colreevy (IRE) 8 10 11 Mrs N. Flynn W. P. Mullins IRE

Court Maid (IRE) 8 10 11 Rory F. Larkin Thomas Mullins IRE

Dame de Compagnie (FR) 8 10 11 Mr John P. McManus Nicky Henderson

53 entries

22 Irish-trained

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Marsh Novices’ Chase – Day Three, Thursday, 18 March

The final G1 novices’ chase of The Festival™ is the Marsh Novices’ Chase, which takes place over the intermediate distance of two and a half miles on day three, Thursday, 18 March when the action moves to the New Course. There are 47 entries in 2021, including 19 from Ireland and one from France.

Although he also holds entries in both the Sporting Life Arkle Novices’ Chase and Festival Novices’ Chase, the Marsh Novices’ Chase is believed to be the target for the remarkable Envoi Allen (Gordon Elliott), who has won all of his 11 starts to date. Owned by Cheveley Park Stud, the seven-year-old is already a dual Festival winner having taken the G1 Weatherbys Champion Bumper in 2019 and the G1 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle in 2021. He has looked equally formidable having been switched to fences this year, with his three victories capped by G1 success in the Drinmore Novices’ Chase at Fairyhouse in November.

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Envoi Allen

Willie Mullins has also given the Marsh Novices’ Chase as an option for Energumene, while Nicky Henderson has entered All art for this race as well as the Sporting Life Arkle Novices’ Chase.

The Marsh Novices’ Chase is one of five Cheltenham options for Chatham Street Lad (Michael Winters), who already has a big Cheltenham success on his CV this season having swept aside seasoned opposition to take the G3 Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at the International in December.

Shan Blue (Dan Skelton) lifted the G1 Ladbrokes Kauto Star Novices’ Chase over three miles at Kempton Park on Boxing Day and interestingly the Marsh Novices’ Chase is his sole Festival entry so far.

French entry Saint Turgeon (Davide Satalia) has shown some very decent form in his homeland, with his best effort this season coming when third in the G1 Prix Renaud du Vivier at Auteuil in November.

MARSH NOVICES' CHASE (Grade 1)

Allart (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr R. A. Bartlett Nicky Henderson

Andy Dufresne (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr John P. McManus Gordon Elliott IRE

Assemble (GB) 7 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Joseph Patrick O'Brien IRE

Asterion Forlonge (FR) 7 11 4 Mrs J. Donnelly W. P. Mullins IRE

Beat The Judge (IRE) 6 11 4 Mr Ed Babington Gary Moore

Blackbow (IRE) 8 11 4 Roaringwater Syndicate W. P. Mullins IRE

Chantry House (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr John P. McManus Nicky Henderson

Chatham Street Lad (IRE) 9 11 4 Mr V. Healy Michael Winters IRE

Coko Beach (FR) 6 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Conflated (IRE) 7 11 4 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Coole Cody (IRE) 10 11 4 Mr W. Clifford Evan Williams

Darver Star (IRE) 9 11 4 SSP Number Twenty Two Syndicate Gavin Cromwell IRE

Eldorado Allen (FR) 7 11 4 J P Romans & Terry Warner Colin Tizzard

Energumene (FR) 7 11 4 Anthony Bloom W. P. Mullins IRE

Envoi Allen (FR) 7 11 4 Cheveley Park Stud Gordon Elliott IRE

Espoir de Romay (FR) 7 11 4 The Midgelets Kim Bailey

Fils d'Oudairies (FR) 6 11 4 Mr Claudio Michael Grech Joseph Patrick O'Brien IRE

Foxy Jacks (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr D. F. Desmond M. F. Morris IRE

Franco de Port (FR) 6 11 4 Bruton Street V W. P. Mullins IRE 

Fusil Raffles (FR) 6 11 4 Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede Nicky Henderson

Ga Law (FR) 5 11 4 The Footie Partnership Jamie Snowden

Harambe (GB) 8 11 4 Niall Farrell & Friends Alan King

Hitman (FR) 5 11 4 Mason, Hogarth, Ferguson & Done Paul Nicholls

Hold The Note (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr T. P. Radford Mick Channon

If The Cap Fits (IRE) 9 11 4 Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede Harry Fry

Janidil (FR) 7 11 4 Mr John P. McManus W. P. Mullins IRE

Kiltealy Briggs (IRE) 7 11 4 McNeill Family Jamie Snowden

Klassical Dream (FR) 7 11 4 Mrs J Coleman W. P. Mullins IRE

Latest Exhibition (IRE) 8 11 4 Toberona Partnership Paul Nolan IRE

Le Patriote (FR) 9 11 4 Canard Vert Racing Club Dr Richard Newland

Lieutenant Rocco (IRE) 6 11 4 Sherborne Utilities Ltd Nick Mitchell

Lord Royal (FR) 6 11 4 Paul Connell/Alan McGonnell W. P. Mullins IRE

Marown (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr Trevor Hemmings Nicky Richards

Monkfish (IRE) 7 11 4 Mrs S. Ricci W. P. Mullins IRE

Numitor (GB) 7 11 4 Wetumpka Racing Heather Main

Paint The Dream (GB) 7 11 4 Mr David Brace Fergal O'Brien

Pic D'orhy (FR) 6 11 4 Mrs Johnny de la Hey Paul Nicholls

Protektorat (FR) 6 11 4 Sir A Ferguson G Mason J Hales & L Hales Dan Skelton

Royale Pagaille (FR) 7 11 4 Mrs S. Ricci Venetia Williams

Saint Turgeon (FR) 5 11 4 Arcadio Vangelisti Davide

Satalia FR Shan Blue (IRE) 7 11 4 Mr Colm Donlon Dan Skelton

Sky Pirate (GB) 8 11 4 Mr M. Tedham Jonjo O'Neill

Sporting John (IRE) 6 11 4 Mr John P. McManus Philip Hobbs

Stratagem (FR) 5 11 4 David Maxwell Racing Limited Paul Nicholls

Colreevy (IRE) 8 10 11 Mrs N. Flynn W. P. Mullins IRE

Dame de Compagnie (FR) 8 10 11 Mr John P. McManus Nicky Henderson

Zambella (FR) 6 10 11 Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede Nigel Twiston-Davies

47 entries

19 Irish-trained 1 French-trained

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