Grade One Champion Chase 2024 Guide

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Grade One Champion Chase

The feature on Day Two of the Cheltenham Festival is the Champion Chase. El Fabiolo is a hot favourite in the betting, but Jonbon and Edwardstone will rank among the main dangers to the Irish contender for Willie Mullins.


Boothill is the runner for Harry Fry in the Champion Chase. He made a solid start to the season, but his performances have flattered to deceive on each of his previous two starts.

Captain Guinness

Captain Guinness represents the Henry De Bromhead yard in the Champion Chase. However, the nine-year-old has plenty to find on El Fabiolo.


Tom Cannon takes the ride on Edwardstone in the Champion Chase for Alan King. The ten-year-old could be a popular betting angle in the without market, having bounced back to form on his previous start.


El Fabiolo

El Fabiolo will be a hot favourite for the Champion Chase, and arrives to Cheltenham after winning on both starts in open company this year for trainer Willie Mullins.

Elixir De Nutz

Elixir De Nutz represents the Joe Tizzard yard in the Champion Chase. The ten-year-old comes into the race in excellent form after winning the G1 Clarence House Chase on his previous start.

Funambule Sivola

Funambule Sivola represents the Venetia Williams yard in the Champion Chase. The nine-year-old has form to find on a number of rivals, and it appears very challenging to make a case for him.


Gentleman De Mee

Gentleman De Mee is a runner for Willie Mullins on Wednesday. The eight-year-old has won on four occasions from 12 starts over the bigger obstacles.


Nico De Boinville will be back aboard Jonbon for Nicky Henderson in the Champion Chase. The eight-year-old will have questions to answer this week after finishing a disappointing second in the G1 Clarence House in January.