Cheltenham Festival 2022 entries revealed for the big novice hurdle races

The fields for four of the novice hurdle races are taking shape.


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Cheltenham Festival bigwigs have revealed entry lists for the biggest novice hurdle races as the fields begin to take shape with less than seven weeks to go until this year’s four-day fiesta.


Paddy’s top traders have been busy pricing up antepost markets for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle, Triumph Hurdle and Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle – and you can find the latest odds by visiting our dedicated Cheltenham betting hub.

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Supreme Novices’ Hurdle

Date: Tuesday, March 15
Entries: Adamantly Chosen, A Different Kind, Aristocrate, Balco Coastal, Bold Approach, Bring On The Night, Broomfield Burg, Captain Broomfield, Chuffer Dandridge, Classic Getaway, Colonel Mustard, Constitution Hill, Dysart Dynamo, El Fabiolo, Farout, First Street, Future Investment, Grand Jury, Ha D’Or, Harbour Lake, Henn See, Hey Johnny, Horantzau D’airy, Hubrisko, Hunters Yarn, I Like To Move It, Jonbon, Jpr One, Kellahen, Kilcruit, King Ottokar, Largy Debut, Lebowski, Micro Manage, Mighty Potter, My Mate Mozzie, No Ordinary Joe, Peking Rose, Petrossian, Restandbethankful, Russian Ruler, Scarface, Shallwehaveonemore, Silent Revolution, Sir Gerhard, State Man, Super Six, Surfman, The Nice Guy, Three Stripe Life, Watch House Cross, Yankee Stadium, Allegorie De Vassy, Brandy Love, Grangee, Statuaire, Fil Dor, Icone D’Aubrelle, Il Etait Temps, Invictus Smart, Pied Piper

It’s a four-way battle at the head of the antepost betting market for the opening race of the Cheltenham Festival as Constitution Hill, Dysart Dynamo, Jonbon and Sir Gerhard are all fancied.

Speaking on the latest episode of our Cheltenham Countdown podcast series, legendary jockey Ruby Walsh believes last year’s Champion Bumper winner Sir Gerhard’s price is too big.

Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle

Date: Wednesday, March 16
Entries: Adamantly Chosen, A Different Kind, Anglers Crag, Aristocrate, Autonomous Cloud, Balco Coastal, Balkeo, Banbridge, Bowtogreatness, Bronn, Broomfield Burg, Captain Broomfield, Captain Conby, Chavez, Classic Getaway, Cobblers Dream, Colonel Mustard, Constitution Hill, Cool Jet, Dubrovnik Harry, Dysart Dynamo, El Fabiolo, Eric Bloodaxe, Extraordinary Man, Falcon Eight, Farout, Future Investment, Gelino Bello, Gerri Colombe, Ginto, Git Maker, Givega, Good Risk At All, Grand Jury, Green Book, Gris Majeur, Harbour Lake, Harper’s Brook, Haxo, Heliko Conti, Hemlock, Henn See, Hillcrest, Hollow Games, Hollow Sound, Hubrisko, I Am Maximus, I Like To Move It, Jerrash, Jonbon, Journey With Me, Jpr One, Kilcruit, Kingofthewest, Lac De Constance, Largy Debut, Lasparas, Last Royal, Lossiemouth, Lubeat Foras, Mighty Potter, Minella Cocooner, My Mate Mozzie, North Lodge, No Word Of A Lie, Peking Rose, Percy Pi, Petrossian, Picanha, Pinkerton, Ramillies, Risk D’Argent, Russian Ruler, Scarface, Sir Gerhard, Skytastic, Sporty Jim, Stage Star, Stag Horn, State Man, Super Six, Surrey Quest, The Nice Guy, Three Stripe Life, Thunder Rock, Unexpected Party, Walking On Air, Watch House Cross, Whatdeawant, Wonderwall, Allegorie De Vassy, Belle Metal, Impervious, Nurse Susan, Icone D’Aubrelle

Sir Gerhard and Dysart Dynamo are prominent in our early betting for the opening race on the second day of the meeting amid speculation Willie Mullins could split the pair.

Paul Nicholls could pitch Challow Hurdle winner Stage Star into the mix, while Nicky Henderson has the exciting Walking On Air as a possibility.



Triumph Hurdle

Date: Friday, March 18
Entries: Ages Of Man, Bascule, Ben Siegel, Big Boy Bobby, Black Sirius, Britzka, Coolcullen, Cuban Cigar, Doctor Parnassus, Evergreen And Red, Fil Dor, Fleurman, Forever William, Gaelic Warrior, Glen Again, Graystone, HMS Seahorse, Iberique Du Seuil, Icare Allen, Iceo, Icone D’Aubrelle, Il Etait Temps, Interne De Sivola, Invictus Smart, Knight Salute, Koi Dodville, Kotmask, Lunar Power, Meritorious, Message Personnel, Milldam, Moulins Clermont, Oxygen, Parliament Hill, Petit Tonnerre, Pied Piper, Pleasant Man, Porticello, Razdan, Rubaud, Saint Piquier, Silver Shade, Skycutter, Swinging London, Teddy Blue, The Famous Five, The Tide Turns, Too Friendly, Vauban, Weddell Sea, Delante, Feigh, Grivetana, Innatendue, La Renommee, Sea Sessions, Six Feet Apart, Vadaly, White Pepper

Gordon Elliott’s Fil D’or has made a promising start to life over flights with three wins from three including the Grade 2 Knight Frank Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown on Boxing Day.

It could be another race that goes the way of the away team, with Willie Mullins’ Vauban prominent in our antepost book, despite placing second to Pied Piper in a maiden hurdle.

Albert Barlett Novices’ Hurdle

Date: Friday, March 18
Entries: Anglers Crag, Autonomous Cloud, Ballygrifincottage, Bardenstown Lad, Bold Getaway, Bowtogreatness, Bronn, Brorson, Chavez, Churchstonewarrior, City Chief, Classic Getaway, Daily Present, Dom Of Mary, Eric Bloodaxe, Eye Van, Falcon Eight, Freedom To Dream, Gelino Bello, Gerri Colombe, Ginto, Grand Jury, Green Book, Haxo, Henn See, High Stakes, Hillcrest, Hollow Games, Idas Boy, Journey With Me, Kingofthewest, Lasparas, Last Royal, Leitrim Chief, Lubeat Foras, Mahler Mission, Minella Cocooner, Minella Crooner, Mr Fred Rogers, Mr Mantilla, No Word Of A Lie, Petrossian, Picanha, Ramillies, Ree Okka, Shantreusse, Skytastic, Stag Horn, The Nice Guy, The Real Whacker, Whatdeawant, Where It All Began

Gordon Elliott ‘holds the key’ to the contest, according to Ruby Walsh, as he boasts four prominent player in the early betting – Ginto, Hollow Games, Gerri Colombe and Minella Crooner.

Henry de Bromhead’s Journey With Me could go here instead of the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle, despite impressively winning his maiden over a distance of 2m 4f.



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