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Ryanair Chase 2021 Racecard

Inaugurated in 2005, the Ryanair Chase takes place on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival. The Ryanair Chase (the registered title of which is the Festival Trophy) was one of several races added to the Festival when it grew from three days to four.

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2:30 Thu 18 Mar RYANAIR CHASE

Distance: 20f 127y Age: 5yo + Prize: £265,000

ENTRY
FORM
SILKS HORSE
JOCKEY & TRAINER
AGE
WGT
ODDS
1
2425-139P
jockey silks 1. AL DANCER (FR)
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
8
11-10
2425-139P
2
3/2213-641
jockey silks 2. ALLAHO (FR)
T: W. P. Mullins, Ireland
7
11-10
3/2213-641
3
11111/21-2
jockey silks 3. ALTIOR (IRE)
T: Nicky Henderson
11
11-10
11111/21-2
4
2/3547-7F2
jockey silks 4. ASO (FR)
T: Venetia Williams
11
11-10
2/3547-7F2
5
73/44-4764
jockey silks 5. BALKO DES FLOS (FR)
T: Henry de Bromhead, Ireland
10
11-10
73/44-4764
6
111F4-146
jockey silks 6. BATTLEOVERDOYEN (IRE)
T: Gordon Elliott, Ireland
8
11-10
111F4-146
7
24617-P14
jockey silks 7. CEPAGE (FR)
T: Venetia Williams
9
11-10
24617-P14
8
1/121-111
jockey silks 8. CHACUN POUR SOI (FR)
T: W. P. Mullins, Ireland
9
11-10
1/121-111
9
15/P110-25
jockey silks 9. CHRIS'S DREAM (IRE)
T: Henry de Bromhead, Ireland
9
11-10
15/P110-25
10
1/11F14-21
jockey silks 10. CILAOS EMERY (FR)
T: W. P. Mullins, Ireland
9
11-10
1/11F14-21
11
3539-1912
jockey silks 11. DALY TIGER (FR)
T: Noel Meade, Ireland
8
11-10
3539-1912
12
1/2U1-3111
jockey silks 12. DASHEL DRASHER
T: Jeremy Scott
8
11-10
1/2U1-3111
13
21122-2P2
jockey silks 13. FAKIR D'OUDAIRIES (FR)
T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien, Ireland
6
11-10
21122-2P2
14
1115-2F44
jockey silks 14. FANION D'ESTRUVAL (FR)
T: Venetia Williams
6
11-10
1115-2F44
15
112-2211
jockey silks 15. IBLEO (FR)
T: Venetia Williams
8
11-10
112-2211
16
31221-11U
jockey silks 16. IMPERIAL AURA (IRE)
T: Kim Bailey
8
11-10
31221-11U
17
24/14442-9
jockey silks 17. JANIKA (FR)
T: Nicky Henderson
8
11-10
24/14442-9
18
1/2285-723
jockey silks 18. KALASHNIKOV (IRE)
T: Amy Murphy
8
11-10
1/2285-723
19
1/1427-221
jockey silks 19. KEMBOY (FR)
T: W. P. Mullins, Ireland
9
11-10
1/1427-221
20
02142-335
jockey silks 20. MELON
T: W. P. Mullins, Ireland
9
11-10
02142-335
21
51/2121-1P
jockey silks 21. MIN (FR)
T: W. P. Mullins, Ireland
10
11-10
51/2121-1P
22
8/72114-P1
jockey silks 22. MISTER FISHER (IRE)
T: Nicky Henderson
7
11-10
8/72114-P1
23
1141P6-3P
jockey silks 23. REAL STEEL (FR)
T: Paul Nicholls
8
11-10
1141P6-3P
24
P/111F-33P
jockey silks 24. RIDERS ONTHE STORM (IRE)
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
8
11-10
P/111F-33P
25
37/1422-4U
jockey silks 25. SAINT CALVADOS (FR)
T: Harry Whittington
8
11-10
37/1422-4U
26
25/1U21-3P
jockey silks 26. SAMCRO (IRE)
T: Gordon Elliott, Ireland
9
11-10
25/1U21-3P
27
1P35-2254
jockey silks 27. TORNADO FLYER (IRE)
T: W. P. Mullins, Ireland
8
11-10
1P35-2254
28
7326-3102
jockey silks 28. SHATTERED LOVE (IRE)
T: Gordon Elliott, Ireland
10
11-3
7326-3102

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This race is run on the New Course at Cheltenham, over a distance of two miles and five furlongs. Over this distance horses also have seventeen fences to jump. The race is open to horses who are aged five years and older. The race was initially classed at Grade 2 level, but has held Grade 1 status since 2008.

he 2019 renewal was one of the most memorable in recent history, a strong field of 12 went to post and it was won by course specialist Frodon, who was partnered by Bryony Frost. Daughter of former jockey and trainer Jimmy Frost, Bryony’s victory meant she became the first female rider to win a Grade 1 chase at the Cheltenham Festival.

The leading jockey is Ruby Walsh who has won it a total of four times – Thisthatandtother (2005), Taranis (2007), Vautour (2016) and Un De Sceaux (2017)

The leading trainer in the race is Paul Nicholls, who has now won the race three times following Frodon’s success in 2019. His other two winners in the race came in the shape of Thisthatandtother (2005) and Taranis (2007).

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Ryanair Chase 2020 FAQs

What is the distance of the Ryanair Chase?

2 miles and 5 furlongs

How many obstacles are jumped in the Ryanair Chase?

17

What day of the festival is the Ryanair Chase?

Day 3

What time is the Ryanair Chase?

14:50

What weights are carried for the Ryanair Chase?

11 st 9 lb (5yo). 11 st 10 lb (6yo+). 7lb allowance for fillies and mares.

What is the purse for the Ryanair Chase?

£325,000 (2019)

Who is the leading jockey in the Ryanair Chase?

Ruby Walsh

Who is the leading trainer in the Ryanair Chase?

Paul Nicholls

Who won the Ryanair Chase?

You can check out our Ryanair Chase results page here to see a list of previous winners.

Where can I compare the odds for the Ryanair Chase?

Click the link to visit our Ryanair Chase Odds Comparison page.

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