2013 Ryanair Chase runners and full field
First Lieutenant was amongst the eight runners declared for the Ryanair Chase on the Thursday of the Cheltenham Festival.
The Mouse Morris-trained chaser was also in line to the run in Friday's Gold Cup, for which he was quietly fancied, but this race looks the softer option and he will line up her...
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2013 Ryanair Chase runners - First Lieutenant takes on Riverside Theatre
First Lieutenant has been confirmed as a runner in the Ryanair Chase at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival on Thursday rather than going for the Gold Cup.
Trainer Mouse Morris has declared his charge for the shorter Ryanair Chase instead of the Cheltenham Gold Cup due to the ground, which is likely to be...
Ryanair Chase 2013 tips – Champion Court set for Cheltenham glory
Nigel gives his expert tips on the Ryanair Chase at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival.
The Ryanair Chase is for chasers aged five or older and is run over the intermediate trip of 2m5f on the Thursday of the Cheltenham Festival (due off 2.40pm).
What are the key trends?Proven Cheltenham form is crucial ...
Jason Maguire booked to ride Champion Court in 2013 Ryanair Chase
Leading Ryanair Chase candidate Champion Court will have a new jockey in Jason Maguire when he lines up in Thursday's feature race at the Cheltenham Festival.
The eight-year-old has been ridden by Alain Cawley on his last seven starts and to considerable success with the partnership landing a novic...
Tizzard confirms Cue Card for Ryanair Chase at 2013 Cheltenham Festival
Trainer Colin Tizzard has confirmed his stable star Cue Card will go for the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival on March 14 rather than take on Sprinter Sacre.
The seven-year-old has the alternative engagement of the Queen Mother Champion Chase but will only take up that option should a late ...
Ryanair Chase: Keighley hopes Champion Court comes alive at Cheltenham
Trainer Martin Keighley hopes Cheltenham brings out the best in Champion Court when he goes for Ryanair Chase glory on March 14.
The eight-year-old has won twice at his local track and run well at the last two Cheltenham Festivals, most notably when runner-up to current Gold Cup contender Sir Des C...
Jonjo O'Neill racing to get Albertas Run ready for Ryanair Chase treble bid
Trainer Jonjo O'Neill is in a race against time to get Albertas Run to the 2013 Cheltenham Festival for a bid to win a third Ryanair Chase.
The 12-year-old, winner of the Ryanair Chase in 2010 and 2011 and runner-up last year, has not run this season even though targets had been earmarked for him.
Ryanair Chase key horses
The Ryanair Chase is the Cheltenham Festival championship race for horses best at around two and a half miles.
It therefore serves as a halfway house in between the Queen Mother Champion Chase and the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and is increasing in prestige every year.
Inaugurated in 2005 when the Festiv...