2023 Ryanair Chase Betting Odds & Racecard

The Ryanair Chase would be the feature race of just about any other day of racing but such is the depth of class at the Cheltenham Festival it actually takes a supporting role on the third day of the Festival. The feature race on Thursday follows this one, with the World Hurdle always a fascinating contest, but for many the Ryanair Chase is almost a fifth Championship contest. We’ve got basic race information, a little history and, most importantly of all, the best Ryanair Chase betting odds around, as well as our betting tips for this brilliant Grade 1 contest.

With 17 fences and two miles, five furlongs between the jockeys and their own slice of history, not to mention a purse of more around £300,000, winning this one is no easy task. One of the newer races at the Festival it has only been run since 2005 and has only been granted Grade 1 status since 2008 but in a short space of time it has become a hugely popular race.

Galopin Des Champs5/17/2
Ferny Hollow-7/1
Chacun Pour Soi6/112/1
Gentleman de Mee-12/1
Bob Olinger20/114/1
Fakir D'oudairies14/125/1
My Drogo20/125/1
Millers Bank-25/1
Imperial Alcazar-25/1
Blue Lord25/1-
Asterion Forlonge25/125/1
Envoi Allen33/120/1
Funambule Sivola40/125/1
Mister Fisher-33/1
Haunt En Couleurs-33/1
Eldorado Allen-33/1
Saint Calvados-40/1
Shan Blue-40/1
Erne River100/166/1

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Although the Ryanair Chase doesn’t always take centre stage on Day Three of the Cheltenham Festival, this is a Grade 1 race that is very popular when it comes to Cheltenham betting. It’s the third race on the Cheltenham Festival card, with horses competing over two miles, four-and-a-half furlongs.

Normally we see a wide open betting heat for the Ryanair, although Allaho is currently heading the market and we might see the Willie Mullins-trained charge go off at a short price considering that several other entrants could alternatively be involved in other races at the 2023 Cheltenham Festival.

Allaho won the 2021 Ryanair Chase twelve months ago in convincing fashion. The eight-year-old enjoyed a twelve-length victory and there’s little to suggest that he won’t run a big race in the 2023 Ryanair, with the horse landing a win this season when obliging in the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase although the runner was pushed all the way to the line.

Fakir D'oudairies has often played second fiddle to Allaho during his career, although there was a convincing fifteen-length victory in the Clonmel Oil Chase before running into fourth at Punchestown behind the latter. Interestingly, the Joseph O’Brien charge was actually sent off at the shorter price for this race.

Saint Calvados and Asterion Forlonge are the other horses who are likely to be pitched into battle, with the former returning after a year-long break to finish third in the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase, with more to potentially come from the quirky Paul Nicholls runner.

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