2013 Ryanair Chase runners and full field13 March 2013
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...
2013 Ryanair Chase key bookmaker promotions13 March 2013
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2013 Ryanair Chase runners - First Lieutenant takes on Riverside Theatre12 March 2013
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 glory10 March 2013
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 Chase6 March 2013
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 Festival5 March 2013
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 Cheltenham27 February 2013
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 bid26 February 2013
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 horses21 February 2013
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...
Sizing Europe set for Ryanair Chase at 2013 Cheltenham Festival20 February 2013
Sizing Europe is set to contest the Ryanair Chase at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival to avoid a clash with two-mile superstar Sprinter Sacre.
Trainer Henry De Bromhead has insisted it’s “50-50” which race his top-class 11-year-old will run in at Cheltenham, with the other option being the Queen Mother...
Albertas Run heads 27 entries for 2013 Ryanair Chase13 February 2013
Former winner Albertas Run is amongst the 27 remaining entries for the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival on March 14th.
The Jonjo O'Neill-trained gelding is a regular in this race, winning it twice (2010-11) and finishing runner-up last season, despite a troubled preparation, and would...
Champion Court heads to Kempton on Friday en route to Cheltenham Festival5 February 2013
Trainer Martin Keighley will give Champion Court what he hopes will be a confidence-boosting run at Kempton on Friday ahead of the Cheltenham Festival.
The eight-year-old has been entered for the kempton.co.uk Graduation Chase over an extended two and a half miles, with Alain Cawley booked to ride....
Cue Card on target for Ryanair Chase at 2013 Cheltenham Festival4 February 2013
Cue Card is set to run in the Ryanair Chase at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival, with jockey Joe Tizzard retaining total faith in his father Colin’s stable star.
The seven-year-old failed to stay the three miles of the King George VI Chase on heavy ground at Kempton Park and will revert to a shorter di...
Albertas Run set for Ascot prep race before Ryanair Chase hat-trick bid15 January 2013
Three-time Cheltenham Festival hero Albertas Run will have a maximum of one race before bidding for a Ryanair Chase hat-trick on March 14.
Trainer Jonjo O’Neill has been unable to get the 12-year-old on the track so far this season, missing his intended reappearance in the Old Roan Chase at Aintree...
Riverside Theatre heads 39 entries for Ryanair Chase10 January 2013
Last year's winner Riverside Theatre was amongst the 39 entries for the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham.
Nicky Henderson's chaser could again clash with Albertas Run; a two-time winner of the race and runner-up in last season's renewal.
As expected, Peter Casey has made an entry for Flemenstar, while W...