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2021 National Hunt Chase Odds - Royal Pagaille tops list of 16 entries

By Jon Vine
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11 Mar 2021
  • We take a look through the betting for the 2021 National Hunt Chase
  • The Boodles is the final race on day one of the Cheltenham Festival
  • 16 novice chasers remained in the field after the seven-day declarations
  • Royal Pagaille is the 6/4 favourite with bet365
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Royal Pagaille winning at Chepstow. (Getty)
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The seventh and final race on the opening Tuesday at the Cheltenham Festival is the National Hunt Chase. This historic race only holds Grade Two status, but it's a horse who still holds entry in the Gold Cup who tops the current betting.

2021 National Hunt Chase Odds

Royal Pagaille6/4
Escaria Ten7/1
Next Destination8/1
Lord Royal10/1

*Odds taken from bet365 on 11/3/21*

2021 National Hunt Chase Entries

Royal Pagaille2021 National Hunt Chase FavouriteGET 6/4 HERE
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Connections are still said to be undecided as to whether Royal Pagaille will run in the National Hunt Chase or the Gold Cup. After he remained in the entries at the seven-day stage, Venetia Williams' star shortened into 6/4 favouritism for the former four-miler.

Galvin will have his first start for Ian Ferguson in the National Hunt Chase, while Denise Foster is set to saddle Galvin's former stablemate, Escaria Ten. 

Willie Mullins' Lord Royal has been well-backed for the National Hunt in recent days. Coko Beach and Run Wild Fred have been handed an entry, but both look set for tilts at various handicaps.

Next Destination and Soldier Of Love could represent Paul Nicholls. Show Leopardess is a dangerous outsider for Charlie Longsdon, while Ofalltheginjoints, Eden De Houx, Nestor Park and The Mighty Don could fly the flag for Britain on day one of the Cheltenham Festival.


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