Cheltenham Tips: Rory Delargy’s super selection in the Ryanair Chase

Rory reckons Eldorado Allen is worth keeping an eye on for the Ryanair Chase.


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The From The Horse’s Mouth team took a close look at the Ryanair Chase and top tipster Rory Delargy has picked out Eldorado Allen with just a month until the Festival.


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“If Conflated runs, he has a chance, but the Gold Cup could be the best race for him. I got the impression from Gordon Elliot after the Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup that the Ryanair Chase is in his sights. Davy Russell gave him a great ride and he pushed the button at the right time in that race.

“Conflated was in his comfort zone in the Irish Gold Cup as the race didn’t have a huge pace to it. If they go the same pace as last year’s Ryanair, I can see him making mistakes. He might not be able to find that rhythm he needs.



Allaho Rachael Blackmore Ryanair Chase Cheltenham March 18, 2021

“Eldorado Allen wasn’t on my mind until last weekend. They could supplement him for the Gold Cup but that’s a fair step up from 2m7f at Newbury to the full Gold Cup trip. His form didn’t step up massively in his Newbury win last weekend but he did show that he has plenty of stamina. He hasn’t always shown that which is a major positive.

“He’s clearly a stronger horse now and they rode him as if they’ve got a lot of confidence in him. He did everything really nicely and it was a good performance. The Ryanair Chase is definitely the race for him and he’s tactically versatile.

“He won’t really mind what the ground is and it won’t be an issue if it’s a strong pace too. He can sit second or at the back of the field. We’ve overlooked him for a while but he could shine here.”

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