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Novices' Handicap Chase Tips

Latest tips for the Close Brothers' Handicap Chase at Cheltenham Festival 2019.
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The Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase

The final race on Champions Day is the Close Brothers’ Handicap, a two-and-half-mile chase which always attracts a stellar field of novices. Top trainers like Philip Hobbs, Nicky Henderson and Ferdy Murphy have celebrated in the Close Brothers’ winners’ enclosure and, as the sun begins to set behind the Prestbury Park stands, fans will look on as one novice outstays his rivals and brings the curtain down on the first day of action at the Cheltenham Festival.

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