Cheltenham day four decs – Gold Cup day fields confirmed

The entrants tackle one of Cheltenham’s fearsome fences in the 2019 Gold Cup.

We bring you the full Cheltenham day four decs after the final fields for the Gold Cup day at the Festival were confirmed for Friday 13th March.

12 runners were confirmed in this year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup, and viewers are all-but guaranteed a memorable renewal of National Hunt racing’s most famous prestigious race. Let’s take a look through the confirmed fields for all seven races on day four of the Cheltenham Festival.

Cheltenham day four decs – Triumph Hurdle

The top four betting have all been confirmed in this year’s Triumph Hurdle, with Solo leading the way in the betting at 11/4 with 888Sport. Goshen rivals Paul Nicholls’ charge for favouritism, with Allmankind and Aspire Tower stacked up inbehind.

Joseph O’Brien and Willie Mullins both throw two into the mix, with A Wave Of The Sea and Hook Up the best of their respective chances. Champion jockey elect, Brian Hughes rides Navajo Pass for Donald McCain, with James Bowen riding the outsider of the 13, Yellow Tiger.

2020 Triumph Hurdle Confirmed Runners

A WAVE OF THE SEA (Joseph O’Brien, Barry Geraghty)
Cheltenham day 4 tips selection ALLMANKIND (Dan Skelton, Harry Skelton)
ASPIRE TOWER (Henry De Bromhead, Rachael Blackmore)
BURNING VICTORY (Willie Mullins, Paul Townend)
CERBERUS (Joseph O’Brien, Mark Walsh)
GOSHEN (Gary Moore, Jamie Moore)
HOOK UP (Willie Mullins, Danny Mullins)
LORD LAMINGTON (Alan King, Tom Cannon)
NAVAJO PASS (Donald McCain, Brian Hughes)
SIR PSYCHO (Paul Nicholls, Bryony Frost)
SOLO (Paul Nicholls, Harry Cobden)
YELLOW TIGER (David Loughnane, James Bowen)

Cheltenham day four decs – County Hurdle

Mohaayed and Bridget Andrews renew their winning partnership from 2018, and the former winner has moved towards the head of the betting for the County Hurdle. Willie Mullins’ Ciel De Neige still sits atop the betting, with stablemates Aramon and Buildmeupbuttercup also featuring at the top of the market.

2020 County Hurdle Confirmed Runners

ELDORADO ALLEN (Colin Tizzard, Robbie Power) – who you can wager on in our Cheltenham Festival betting offers
ARAMON (Willie Mullins, )
EMBITTERED (Joseph O’Brien, JJ Slevin)
CHRISTOPHER WOOD (Paul Nicholls, Harry Cobden)
STOLEN SILVER (Nigel Twiston-Davies, Sam Twiston-Davies)
SCARAMANGA (Paul Nicholls, Bryan Carver)
Former day four winner MOHAAYED (Dan Skelton, Brudget Andrews)
PAKENS ROCK (Barry Murphy, )
MOON OVER GERMANY (Henry De Bromhead, Rachael Blackmore)
ADJALI (Nicky Henderson, Daryl Jacob)
ZANZA (Philip Hobbs, Sean Houlihan)
TIGER TAP TAP (Willie Mullins, )
CIEL DE NEIGE (Willie Mullins, )
THATSY (Gordon Elliott, )
OAKLEY (Philip Hobbs, Richard Johnson)
SAINT ROI (Willie Mullins, )
LE LIGERIEN (Philip Hobbs, Ben Jones)
ELUSIVE BELLE (Nicky Henderson, Sam Waley-Cohen)
RATHILL (Nicky Henderson, )
YOU RAISED ME UP (Martin Brassil, Luke Dempsey)
MINELLA CHARMER (James Moffatt, )
TIGER VOICE (Henry De Bromhead, )
SIR VALNETINE (Nigel Twiston-Davies, )
LETHAL STEPS (Gordon Elliott, )

Cheltenham day four decs – Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle

Richard Johnson has been confirmed in the saddle of Thyme Hill, who remains the 7/2 favourite for the Albert Bartlett with Unibet. Latest Exhibition and Monkfish carry the main hopes of the Irish, with Harry Senior and Ramses De Teillee lurking around the 10/1 mark.

2020 Albert Bartlett Confirmed Runners

AIONE (Willie Mullins, Danny Mullins)
CAT TIGER (Paul Nicholls, David Maxwell)
COBBLER’S WAY (Henry De Bromhead, Rachael Blackmore)
FOXY JACKS (Mouse Morris, Philip Enright)
FURY ROAD (Gordon Elliott, )
HARRY SENIOR (Colin Tizzard, Robbie Power)
HOUSE ISLAND (Paul Webber, Gavin Sheehan)
Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle market mover JANIDIL (Willie Mullins, )
KILTEALY BRIGGS (Jamie Snowden, Adrian Heskin)
LATEST EXHIBITION (Paul Nolan, Bryan Cooper)
LIEUTENANT ROCCO (Colin Tizzard, Harry Cobden)
MONKFISH (Willie Mullins, Paul Townend)
OSCAR ACADEMY (Gavin Cromwell, Joanthan Moore)
RAMSES DE TEILLEE (David Pipe, Tom Scudamore)
REDFORD ROAD (Nigel Twiston, Davies, Sam Twiston Davies)
SEMPO (Joseph O’Brien, JJ Slevin)
THE CASHEL MAN (Nicky Henderson, Jeremiah McGrath)
THE WOLF (Olly Murphy, Aidan Coleman)
THYME HILL (Philip Hobbs, Richard Johnson)

Al Boum Photo Gold Cup Cheltenham Festival

Paul Townend celebrates after guiding Al Boum Photo to Gold Cup glory.

Cheltenham day four decs – Gold Cup

Returning Champion and popular figure in the free bet offers, Al Boum Photo sits alongside Santini at the head of the Gold Cup betting, with Betway going 7/2 about the pair. Delta Work sits just behind the leading trio, with Lostintranslation, Clan Des Obeaux and Kemboy also sitting on single-figure prices.

Davy Russell will once again ride Presenting Percy into battle, with Daryl Jacob partnering Bristol De Mai. Chris’s Dream and Monalee represent Henry De Bromhead, with Real Steel and Elegant Escape rounding off this year’s Gold Cup field.

2020 Gold Cup Confirmed Runners

AL BOUM PHOTO (Willie Mullins, Paul Townend)
BRISTOL DE MAI (Nigel Twiston-Davies, Daryl Jacob)
CHRIS’S DREAM (Henry De Bromhead, Aidan Coleman)
CLAN DES OBEAUX (Paul Nicholls, Harry Cobden)
DELTA WORK (Gordon Elliott, Mark Walsh)
ELEGANT ESCAPE (Colin Tizzard, Jonjo O’Neill Jnr)
KEMBOY (Willie Mullins, Danny Mullins)
Popular Cheltenham day 4 tips LOSTINTRANSLATION (Colin Tizzard, Robbie Power)
MONALEE (Henry De Bromhead, Rachael Blackmore)
PRESENTING PERCY (Pat Kelly, Davy Russell)
REAL STEEL (Willie Mullins, David Mullins)
SANTINI (Nicky Henderson, Nico De Boinville)

Cheltenham day four decs – Foxhunter Chase

Another champion set to defend his crown is Hazel Hill, who bolted up in the Foxhunter Chase 12 months ago. Patrick Mullins’ mount Billaway has been supported. As has former National Hunt Chase winner, Minella Rocco, who’ll be ridden by Derek O’Connor.

2020 Foxhunter Chase Confirmed Runners

ALCALA (Paul Nicholls, Angus Cheleda)
ARCTIC SKIPPER (Vincent Halley, JC Barry)
BILLAWAY (Willie Mullins, Patrick Mullins)
BISHOPS ROAD (TR David, Zac Baker)
CAID DU BERLAIS (Rose Loxton, William Biddick)
CHOSEN DREAM (Graham McKeever, Noel McParlan)
DON BERSY (RD Potter, )
DON POLI (Nick Pearce, Tristan Durrell)
DUHALLOW TORNADO (OJ Pimlott, Tommie O’Brien)
DYLROW (DM Christie, Barry O’Neill)
Popular Cheltenham Festival tips HAZEL HILL (Philip Rowley, Alex Edwards)
IT CAME TO PASS (Eugene O’Sullivan, M O’Sullivan)
KALABALOO (T Ellis, Gine Andrews)
LAW OF GOLD (David Kemp, Dale Peters)
MINELLA ROCCO (Jonjo O’Neill, Derek O’Connor)
MR MERCURIAL (Capt Will Ramsay, Will Ramsay)
REWRITETHERULES (John Hanlon, Tom Hamilton)
SAUSALITO SUNRISE (Alexandra dunn, John Smith-Maxwell)
SHANTOU FLYER (Rose Loxton, David Maxwell)
SOUTHFIELD THEATRE (Sara Bradstock, Lily Bradstock)
STELLAR NOTION (Phil Kirby, James King)
TOP WOOD (Kelly Morgan, Tabitha Worsley)

Cheltenham day four decs – Grand Annual Handicap Chase

Paul Nicholls plays a strong hand in this year’s Grand Annual, with Greaneteen topping the betting on 5/1 with Unibet. Lisp, Chosen Mate and Eclair De Beafeu have come into for significant support in recent weeks too, meaning five of the top six in the market still hold novice status.

2020 Grand Annual Confirmed Runners

GREAT FIELD (Jody McGarvey, Jonjo O’Neill)
MARRACUDJA (Dan Skelton, Bridget Andrews)
CAPELAND (Paul Nicholls, Bryony Frost)
PALOMA BLUE (Henry De Bromhead, Aidan Coleman)
MCGROARTY Richard Newland, Brian Hughes)
GINO TRAIL (Fergal O’Brien, Paddy Brennan)
Grand Annual Chase favourite GREANETEEN (Paul Nicholls, Harry Cobden)
ECLAIR DE BEAUFEU (Gordon Elliott, )
US AND THEM (Joseph O’Brien, JJ Slevin)
CHOSEN MATE (Gordon Elliott, )
CAID DU LIN (Richard Newland, Sam Twiston-Davies)
BALLYWOOD (Alan King, Tom Bellamy)
WINTER ESCAPE (Ben Haslam, Richie McLernon)
TWO TAFFS (Dan Skelton, Harry Skelton)
LISP (Alan King, Tom Cannon)
CROCO BAY (Ben Case, Kielan Woods)
JAN MAAT (Henry De Bromhead, Rchael Blackmore)
ADDRASTOS (Jamie Snowden, Gavin Sheehan)
THEINVAL (Nicky Henderson, Jeremiah McGrath)
THE BAY BIRCH (Stan Sheppard, Matt Sheppard)

Cheltenham day four decs – Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle

Gordon Elliott is yet to confirm which amateur jockeys will be riding his five entrants in the Martin Pipe Handicap hurdle, but the betting suggests Column Of Fire is his leading contender. Joseph O’Brien and Jonjo O’Neill Jnr spoiled Elliott’s party 12 months, and they’ll be confident of repeating that feat with Front View.

Ilikedwayurthinkin has long sat atop the betting for day four’s closer, and he’ll be ridden by Darragh O’Keeffe. Conor McNamara gets the call-up on Willie Mullins’ Five O’Clock, while William Marshal rides Flash The Steel for Dan Skelton.

2020 Martin Pipe Confirmed Runners

BRAID BLUE (Gordon Elliott, )
INDEFATIGABLE (Paul Webber, Rex Dingle)
FIVE O’CLOCK (Willie Mullins, Conor McNamara)
Betway’s 7/1 favourite COLUMN OF FIRE (Gordon Elliott, )
ESPOIR DE ROMAY (Kim Bailey, Chester Williams)
ASSEMBLE (Joseph O’Brien, Oakley Brown)
DOCTOR DUFFY (Charles Byrnes, Kevin Brouder)
MILL GREEN (Nicky Henderson, Joe Anderson)
UMBRIGADO (David Pipe, Jack Tudor)
BIG BLUE (Maher & Eustace, Luca Morgan)
MY SISTER SARAH (Willie Mullins, Donal McInerney)
FRONT VIEW (Joseph O’Brien, Jonjo O’Neill Jnr)
Strong each-way Cheltenham Festival tip ILIKEDWAYURTHINNKIN (Gavin Cromwell, Darragh O’Keeffe)
CLIFFS OF DOVER (Paul Nicholls, Bryan Carver)
THE BOSSES OSCAR (Gordon Elliott, )
ANYTHING WILL DO (Joseph O’Brien, Hugh Morgan)
FLASH THE STEEL (Dan Skelton, William Marshall)
PILEON (Philip Hobbs, Ben Jones)
RUTHLESS ARTICLE (Rebecca Curtis, Richard Patrick)
THOMAS MACDONAGH (Jamie Snowden, Page Fuller)
ECCO (Paul Nicholls, Lorcan Williams)
HAPPYGOLUCKY (Kim Bailey, Stan Sheppard)
GREATWHITESHARK (Willie Mullins, )