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Champion Chase hope Douvan has weekend entry
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News
Douvan was last seen when pulling up injured in last year's Queen Mother Champion Chase but a clue about his wellness was revealed on Tuesday when he was entered for the Red Mills Chase at Gowran.
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Douvan was rated as high as 182 in his prime on Timeform ratings - 7 lb higher than the rating Altior currently has - and a potential clash with Nicky Henderson's star, who reappeared in the Game Spirit at Newbury on Saturday, is an exciting thought.
Douvan is around a 4/1 chance for the Champion Chase, tightening up with a few bookmakers following the news of his entry, while Altior is the odds-on favourite.
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