Well, it is not been the commonplace Cheltenham nevertheless it’s undoubtedly been enjoyable, and so we spherical out the assembly with a decide or two from each race on the final day card.
13:20 – Triumph Hurdle: Tritonic
The Triumph is one in all Patrick Weaver’s favorite pageant races and our lay specialist is opposing one in all the house workforce’s contenders in the form of Tritonic. Patrick questions that one’s kind, saying: “Tritonic, has plenty on his plate given his two successes from Casa Loupi, at Ascot and Kempton, don’t look so hot after that one’s defeat at 8/15 at Stratford on Monday. You could also argue that Adagio’s Grade 1 success in the Coral Finale Hurdle at Chepstow is stronger form than Tritonic’s wins, since he beat Houx Gris 20 lengths, and Nicholls’ horse was a good fourth here in a competitive handicap on Tuesday.
Read all of Patrick’s three lays here.
13:55 – County Handicap Hurdle: Éclair De Beaufeu & Buildmeupbuttercup
The County Hurdle has attracted a field of 26 runners so you might want a couple on your side, and thankfully Tony Calvin provides just that in the form of Éclair De Beaufeu and Buildmeupbuttercup.
Of the former, Tony says: The case for him is straightforward. He finished second in the Grand Annual last season off a mark of 149 and can race off 139 here despite the UK handicapper giving him an extra 4lb, the lovely fella.”
Read Tony’s full column with ideas on each race and a quartet of tips right here.
14:30 – Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle: Adrimel & Barbados Buck’s
A usually aggressive Albert Barlett for the third race of the day and Timeform have picked out an fascinating contender at a wholesome value – may Adrimel reward a play at 15.014/1? Timeform say: “This step up in trip is likely to eke out further progress in Tom Lacey’s charge, and he holds solid claims in this staying novice hurdle.”
Paul Nicholls has a equally in-form runner in Barbados Buck’s, and he says: “He is one of those horses who will keep galloping all day, is just the type you need for the Albert Bartlett and will be fine on the drying ground.”
15:05 – The Cheltenham Gold Cup: Santini & Frodon
Paul Nicholls is aware of all about coaching a Gold Cup winner and he sounds a assured notice on the possibilities of Frodon, saying: “Bryony Frost gets a great tune out of Frodon, he loves Cheltenham having won there six times, and he worked beautifully at Wincanton recently with a group of mine. In addition the fact that the ground will be good on Friday rather than attritional is a massive bonus for him.”
Read Paul on all his final day runners right here.
Kevin Blake was victorious on day three with Mrs Milner coming house at huge odds adopted up by the well-punted Telmesomethinggirl obliging together with his second tip of the day.
Our grasp tipster is as soon as once more seeking out the worth in Betfair’s further place markets with a guess on Santini to win the Gold Cup. Of final 12 months’s runner-up, Kevin says: “The nine-year-old has always appealed as being likely to be ideally suited by the extreme test of stamina this race usually presents. Unfortunately for him, the pace was uncharacteristically sedate in last year’s renewal leading to a bunch finish, yet Santini still ran an absolute belter to finish a neck second to Al Boum Photo.”
Read Kevin’s each-way tips right here.
15:40 – Foxhunters’ Chase: Bob and Co
Can Bob and Co land the Foxhunters for Paul Nicholls? Our ambassador sounds chipper in his report, saying: “He is the highest rated of the home trained runners, has a touch of class, is on a roll and warmed up for this with a fluent success at Haydock a month ago on his first start since a wind op to help his breathing which obviously worked well.”
16:15 – Mares’ Chase: Elimay
Will we witness one other short-priced Willie Mullins winner right here in the form of Elimay? Timeform cannot see previous it, saying: “…she makes plenty of appeal following her impressive victory in a listed event at Naas last month, leading on the bridle between the final two flights and, after being joined briefly at the last, quickly asserting her dominance to run out an easy winner.”
16:50 – Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle: Fire Attack & Eglantine Du Seuil
And so to the final race of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival.
Joseph O’Brien presents a notice of hope to anybody pondering of backing Fire Attack in the nearer, saying: “This big field and likely strong pace should help him relax over this longer trip.”
Joseph additionally runs steady newcomer Floueur in the race. You can learn his ideas on all his final day runners right here.
Paul Nicholls additionally has two in the race and may outsider Eglantine Du Seuil shock? Nicholls says of the mare: “While she has mostly struggled since joining us in the summer, she does go well at Cheltenham and I suspect she will enjoy the return to decent ground.”