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Petit Mouchoir is a Champion Hurdle winner in Ireland, but is the form of any interest to anyone?
But today’s Stan James-sponsored Champion Hurdle is a head-scratcher, as is Friday’s Timico Gold Cup.
Okay, the Queen Mother Champion Chase is done and dusted, with the Willie Mullins-trained Douvan set to show everyone just what a monster he truly is.
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Don Poli ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup with injury
according to Don Poli has been ruled out of next week’s Cheltenham Gold Cup after suffering a setback.
Elliott said in his blog for Betfair: “Unfortunately, Don Poli has picked up an injury and will not make it to this year’s Festival.
Formerly trained by Willie Mullins, the eight-year-old won the RSA Chase two years ago before finishing third behind Don Cossack in the Gold Cup 12 months ago.
His stable companion Empire Of Dirt, marginally ahead of Don Poli when runner-up in the Irish Gold Cup, had been targeted at the Ryanair Chase, but Elliott hinted plans could now change.
Lizzie Kelly on riding in the Gold Cup: ‘I don’t think about the fact that I’m a girl’ Read moreDon Poli was a general 16-1 shot for the blue riband but will not be in action at Prestbury Park.
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