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Know Your Race – Champion Chase

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Know Your Race - Champion Chase

Of the 4 championship races, the Champion Chase is the simplest to understand. 2m chasing is the most specialist division in national hunt racing – it’s all about jumping at a breakneck gallop. However, many punters misunderstand the Champion Chase. The most commonly held misconception is that you need a 2½m horse. Given how fast…

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Know Your Race – Champion Hurdle

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Jezki holds off My Tent Or Yours to make it a JP McManus 1-2 in the 2014 Champion Hurdle.

I sometimes get asked what my golden rule of Cheltenham Festival betting is. I don’t actually believe in golden rules. If your golden rule is to follow horses that have proved themselves on the ground / at the trip, or that are in a certain part of the weights etc – you’re likely to place…

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