The last two winners of the Ryanair Chase, Dynaste and Cue Card, have both been ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival through injury, supposedly leaving the door wide open for market-leader Don Cossack to romp home.
However, the race isn’t as open and shut as that, with a number of other contenders in the field likely to fancy their chances now that two leading players in it are absent.
One of them will have their odds to win the race boosted, but who that is comes down to you!
Vote in our poll below and for a limited time only on Monday March 9 we’ll be enhancing the price of the public’s chosen runner!
If you’re unsure on who to pick, here’s a few of the market leaders:
Don Cossack: A faller in the RSA Chase last year but a four-time winner since making his reappearance this season, including over Champion Chase fancy Champagne Fever in the Kinloch Brae Chase last time out.
Balder Succes: Has won on his last two starts and has been in the frame in 10 of his 13 runs when chasing. Beat Ma Filleule last time out.
Ma Filleule: Was second to Holywell in the Handicap Chase at last year’s Festival and has since been in the top two in each run at this trip.
Johns Spirit: Stepped up to contest the Grade 1 King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day and ran respectably, has won three times in his last six runs at Cheltenham.
Hidden Cyclone: Last year’s runner up, Hidden Cyclone has recovered from two consecutive falls since that race to post one win and a second in his last two outings.
If you’d like to see a horse boosted that’s not on this list then leave the name of your fancy in the comments section below.
All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.
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