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Cheltenham going book opened

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Less than a month to the Cheltenham Festival and Bookmakers have opened their books on what the going will be for the first race.

Coral has has opening race of next month’s Festival as good to soft which is their 1-4 favourite. It’s then 4-1 that the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle is run on soft, and 8-1 that the going is good, ahead of heavy at 25-1.

“Barring any significant rainfall on the eve of the Festival,” said Coral’s David Stevens.

“Clerk of the course Simon Claisse will surely be aiming to send the runners off for the Supreme Novices’ on going that’s described as good to soft, and once again that is our odds-on favourite for this annual market,”

Coral have also listed their current Cheltenham market.

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle

7-4 Getabird, 5 If The Cap Fits, 6 Kalashnikov, 10 Laurina, 12 Mengli Khan, 14 Claimintakinforgan, 16 Summerville Boy, 20 Duc De Genievres, Next Destination, Paloma Blue, Sharjah,

The Arkle

11-10 Footpad, 4 Petit Mouchoir, 5 Saint Calvados, 6 Sceau Royal, 14 Brain Power, 20 Cyrname, Invitation Only, North Hill Harvey, 25 Saturnas, 33 Bar

Champion Hurdle – NRNB

1-2 Buveur D’Air, 9-2 Faugheen, 9 My Tent Or Yours, 12 Melon, Min, Yorkhill, 14 Apple’s Jade, 20 Ch’Tibello, Elgin, The New One, Wicklow Brave, 25 Mick Jazz, 33 Call Me Lord, Pingshou,

National Hunt Chase

8 Presenting Percy, 10 Dounikos, Elegant Escape, Jury Duty, Mall Dini, Monbeg Notorious, Shattered Love, 12 Invitation Only, 14 Fagan, 16 Arbre De Vie, Dinaria Des Obeaux, Keeper Hill, Livelovelaugh, Mossback, Ms Parfois, 20 Bar

Mares’ Hurdle

8-13 Apple’s Jade, 11-2 Let’s Dance, 8 Benie Des Dieux, 10 Vroum Vroum Mag, 11 La Bague Au Roi, 14 Kayf Grace, 16 Verdana Blue, 20 Augusta Kate, Brillare Memento, Cap Soleil, Lagostovegas, 25 Bar

Novices’ Hurdle

4-6 Samcro, 5 On The Blind Side, 6 Next Destination, Getabird, 10 Kalashnikov, 12 Duc Des Genievres, 14 Black Op, 16 If The Cap Fits, Sharjah, 20 Cracking Smart, Mr Whipped, Ok Corral, Summerville Boy, Vinndication, Vision Des Flos

RSA Chase

5-2 Presenting Percy, 7-2 Monalee, 8 Black Corton, 12 Al Boum Photo, Invitation Only, 16 Mia’s Storm, Shattered Love, Sutton Place, Terrefort, Willoughby Court, 20 Barney Dwan, Benatar, Dounikos, Elegant Escape, Finian’s Oscar, Jury Duty, Ms Parfois, Snow Falcon, 25 Bar

Coral Cup

12 William Henry, 16 Dieses Des Bieffes, Le Breuil, Le Patriote, Westend Story, Wholestone, 20 Hunters Call, Momella, Scoir Mear, Spiritofthegames, Topofthegame, Voix De Reve,

Champion Chase – NRNB

4-6 Altior, 9-4 Min, 7-2 Douvan, 7 Un De Sceaux, 8 Politologue, 9 Great Field, 10 Fox Norton, 12 Special Tiara, 14 Yorkhill, 20 Top Notch, 25 Charbel,

Cross Country Chase

3 Cause Of Causes, 5 Josies Orders, 7 Auvergnat, Tiger Roll, 8 Bless The Wings, 10 Cantlow, 12 Kingswell Theatre, Urgent De Gregaine,

Champion Bumper

6 Blackbow, Didtheyleaveuoutto, 7 Hollowgraphic, 8 Acey Milan, Rhinestone, 16 Bullionaire, Colreevy, Time To Move On, 20 Carefully Selected, Dorrells Pierji, Downtown Getaway, Minella Encore, Stay Humble, Tornado Flyer,

Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle

Evs Laurina, 5 Maria’s Benefit, 9 Apple’s Shakira, 10 Cap Soleil, Countister, Salsaretta, 12 Mystic Theatre, 14 Irish Roe, 16 Dame De Compagnie,

Novices’ Chase

4 Willoughby Court, 8 Invitation Only, 10 Footpad, Modus, Terrefort, 12 Al Boum Photo, Benatar, Monalee, 14 Finian’s Oscar, 16 Petit Mouchoir, Saint Calvados, 20 Bar

Ryanair Chase – NRNB

2 Un De Sceaux, 4 Douvan, Waiting Patiently, 5 Fox Norton, Min, 8 Balko Des Flos, Top Notch, Yorkhill, 10 Killultagh Vic, 12 Benie Des Dieux, Cue Card, Djakadam, 14 Coney Island, 16 Cloudy Dream, Frodon, Gold Present, Outlander,

Stayers’ Hurdle – NRNB

3 Supasundae, 4 Sam Spinner, 6 Yanworth, 8 Faugheen, 10 Penhill, 11 Unowhatimeanharry, 12 Bacardys, L’Ami Serge, The New One, Wholestone, 14 La Bague Au Roi, 16 Finian’s Oscar, Monalee, 20 Lil Rockerfeller, The Worlds End, 25 Bar

Triumph Hurdle

5-2 Apple’s Shakira, 7 Stormy Ireland, We Have A Dream, 8 Mr Adjudicator, Redicean, Farclas, 10 Saldier, 16 Sussex Ranger, 25 Gumball, Mitchouka, Esprit De Somoza, Look My Way, Nube Negra, Sayo, Torcello, 33 Bar

Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle

5 Cracking Smart, 6 Next Destination, 8 Santini, 9 Chef Des Obeaux, 12 Duc De Genievres, 14 Enniscoffey Oscar, Mr Whipped, Red River, 16 Ballyward, Black Op, Getabird, Poetic Rhythm, Real Steel, Vindication, 20 Bar

The Gold Cup – NRNB

3 Might Bite, 11-2 Native River, 6 Sizing John, 7 Our Duke, 8 Road To Respect, 12 Killultagh Vic, 16 Cue Card, Definitly Red, Total Recall, 20 Blaklion, Minella Rocco, 25 Coney Island, Djakadam, Edwulf

Foxhunter Chase

5 Burning Ambition, 6 Wonderful Charm, 7 Foxrock, 10 Caid Du Berlais, Virak, 12 Pacha Du Polder, Staker Wallace, 14 Balnaslow, 16 Lord Windermere, Morning Assembly Top Wood, 20 Sir Jack Yeats, Unioniste,

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