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Coral to refund ante post bets on The Tullow Tank as Festival is ruled out

| 20.02.2014

Coral are to refund all ante-post bets struck on The Tullow Tank for either the Supreme Novices’ or the Neptune Novices’ Hurdle, for which he had been the well-backed 8-1 third favourite, after the six-year-old’s owner Barry Connell said his star novice would not run at next month’s Festival.

“The Tullow Tank had been particularly well-backed for the Neptune Novices’ Hurdle following his two Grade One wins this season, but given the unique circumstances surrounding his absence from the Festival, we are happy to refund stakes on this occasion,” said Coral’s David Stevens.

Coral has also opened betting on several Cheltenham Festival handicaps today, including the Coral Cup, for which Champagne West and Sure Reef are the 12-1 joint favourites, while Bury Parade heads their betting for Saturday’s Betbright Chase, following the final declarations for the Kempton Grade 3.

**Neptune Investment Novices’ Hurdle
4 Faugheen, 5 Red Sherlock, 12 Briar Hill, Kings Palace, Royal Boy, 14 Ballyalton, Un Temps Pour Tout, 16 Deputy Dan, Rathvinden, Sure Reef, Vautour, 20 Fennel Bay, Gilgamboa, 25 Bar

**Betbright Chase
7-2 Bury Parade, 6 Ardkilly Witness, 8 Standing Ovation, 9 Planet Of Sound, Grandioso, 10 Baile Anrai, Midnight Appeal, Tour Des Champs, Whats Happening, 16 Bless The Wings, Jump City, Niceonefrankie, 25 Bally Legend

**Cheltenham Festival Top Trainer
2-5 Willie Mullins, 7-2 Paul Nicholls, 4 Nicky Henderson, 33 David Pipe

**Cheltenham Festival Top Jockey
4-7 Ruby Walsh, 9-2 Barry Geraghty, 8 AP McCoy, 14 Bryan Cooper, 16 Sam Twiston-Davies, 20 Richard Johnson, Noel Fehily, Daryl Jacob, 25 Tom Scudamore, 33 Jason Maguire

**Skybet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle
11-4 Vautour, 7 Irving, 10 Josses Hill, Wicklow Brave, 12 First Mohican, 14 Western Boy, 16 Valseur Lido, 20 Broughton, Faugheen, Gilgamboa, Lieutenant Colonel, Pearl Castle, Regal Encore, Splash Of Ginge, The Liquidator, Vieux Lion Rouge, Wilde Blue Yonder, 25 Bar

**Racing Post Arkle
7-2 Champagne Fever, 5 Trifolium, 6 Dodging Bullets, Rock On Ruby, 9 Valdez, 10 Hinterland, 12 Felix Yonger, 14 Grandouet, 16 Balder Succes, 20 Ballycasey, 25 Bar

**Festival Handicap Chase
12 Hadrian’s Approach, Holywell, Sam Winner, Shutthefrontdoor, Triolo D’Alene, 14 Alfie Sherrin, Annacotty, Cause Of Causes, Indian Castle, Los Amigos, Many Clouds, Midnight Prayer, Rockaboya, Theatre Guide, Unioniste, 16 Bar

**Stan James Champion Hurdle
3 The New One, Hurricane Fly, 7-2 My Tent Or Yours, 5 Our Conor, 9 Annie Power, 10 Jezki, 16 Melodic Rendezvous, 18 Un De Sceaux, 66 Ptit Zig, 100 Grumeti, Thousand Stars

**David Nicholson Mares’ Hurdle
8-11 Quevega, 8 Cockney Sparrow, 10 Sirene D’Ainay, 14 Down Ace, Glens Melody, 16 Highland Retreat, 20 Caroles Spirit, 25 Doyly Carte, L’Unique, Mischievous Milly, Prima Porta,

**Terry Biddlecombe National Hunt Chase
5 Foxrock, 8 Corrin Wood, Shotgun Paddy, 10 Ballycasey, Black Thunder, Mendip Express, 12 Holywell, Morning Assembly, O’Faolains Boy, Shutthefrontdoor, 16 Bar

**RSA Chase
4 Ballycasey, 7 Smad Place, 8 Morning Assembly, 10 Carlingford Lough, Corrin Wood, Don Cossack, 12 Champagne Fever, Taquin Du Seuil, 14 Djakadam, O’Faolains Boy, Sam Winner, 16 Black Thunder, Foxrock, Le Bec, Many Clouds, Wonderful Charm, 20 Bar

**Coral Cup
12 Champagne West, Sure Reef, 14 Dell’ Arca, Irish Saint, Knight Of Noir, Renneti, Un Temps Pour Tout, Vieux Lion Rouge, Virak, Whisper, 16 Bar

**Queen Mother Champion Chase
4-5 Sprinter Sacre, 11-4 Sire De Grugy, 10 Benefficient, Captain Conan, 14 Al Ferof, Arvika Ligeonniere, 16 Baily Green, Kid Cassidy, Somersby, 20 Alderwood, Hinterland, Module, Sizing Europe, Special Tiara, 25 Bar

**Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase
4 Big Shu, 11-2 Balthazar King, 7 Lover Fury, 8 Quantitativeeasing, 9 Sire Collonges, 10 Any Currency, 12 A Stray Shot, Quiscover Fontaine, Uncle Junior, 14 Bishopsfurze, Boxer Georg, Diamond Harry, Pasquini Rouge, Quel Esprit, Sizing Australia, Star Neuville, Wrong Turn, 16 Bar

**Weatherbys Champion Bumper
7 Black Hercules, 8 Shaneshill, 10 Golantilla, Modus, 12 Vigil, 14 El Namoose, Silver Concorde, Value At Risk, 16 Royal Cavalier, 25 Aqalim, Joshua Lane,

**JLT Novices’ Chase
6 Champagne Fever, Wonderful Charm, 7 Felix Yonger, Oscar Whisky, 8 Ballycasey, Taquin Du Seuil, 10 Djakadam, Trifolium, Vukovar, 14 Bright New Dawn, Double Ross, Uxizandre, 16 Bar

**Pertemps Network Final
8 Fingal Bay, Champagne West, 10 If In Doubt, 12 Inis Meain, Upswing, Thunder And Roses, Tullyesker Hill, 14 Grand Vision, Trackmate, 16 Bar

**Ryanair Chase
3 Cue Card, 5 Al Ferof, Benefficient, 6 First Lieutenant, 8 Dynaste, Last Instalment, 12 Arvika Ligeonniere, 14 Captain Conan, Lyreen Legend, Menorah, 16 Baily Green, Hidden Cyclone, Module, Sizing Europe, Wishfull Thinking, 20 Bar

**Ladbrokes World Hurdle
9-4 Big Buck’s, 5-2 Annie Power, 5 At Fishers Cross, 6 More Of That, 7 Rule The World, 8 Quevega, 10 Zarkandar, 12 Saphir De Rheu, 16 Celestial Halo, Monksland, Boston Bob, 20 Fingal Bay, Reve De Sivola, Salubrious, 33 Bar

**Byrne Group Plate
12 Bury Parade, Cause Of Causes, Champion Court, Don Cossack, Johns Spirit, Colour Squadron, Rockaboya, Festive Affair, Uxizandre, 14 Balnaslow, Double Ross, Ericht, Rajdhani Express, Shangani, Triolo D’Alene, 16 Bar

**JCB Triumph Hurdle
6 Calipto, 6 Le Rocher, 8 Guitar Pete, 12 Broughton, Pearl Castle, 14 Gitane Du Berlais, Ivan Grozny, 16 Plinth, Royal Irish Hussar, Rutherglen, Tiger Roll, 20 Adriana Des Mottes, All Pepper, 25 Bar

**Vincent O’Brien County Hurdle
6 Regal Encore, 10 Gilgamboa, 12 Irving, 14 Baltimore Rock, Clever Cookie, Dell’ Arca, Garde La Victoire, Lac Fontana, The Liquidator, Vieux Lion Rouge, 16 Bar

**Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle
10-3 King’s Palace, 4 Briar Hill, 8 Captain Cutter, 12 Champagne West, 14 Deputy Dan, Faugheen, Urban Hymn, Vautour, 16 Apache Jack, Rathvinden, Red Sherlock, Sure Reef, Valseur Lido, 20 Bar

**Betfred Gold Cup
2 Bobs Worth, 7-2 Silviniaco Conti, 6 Last Instalment, 8 Cue Card, 14 First Lieutenant, 20 Captain Chris, The Giant Bolster, 25 Harry Topper, 33 Boston Bob, Dynaste, Long Run, Rocky Creek, Triolo d’Alene, 40 Bar

**CGA Foxhunter Chase
4 Mossey Joe, On The Fringe, 6 Harbour Court, 10 Oscar Delta, Pearlysteps, 20 That’s Rhythm,

**Johnny Henderson Grand Annual
7 Ted Veale, 12 Claret Cloak, Ericht, Ned Buntline, Next Sensation, Raya Star, Rupert Lamb, Arnaud, 14 Mr Mole, Kid Cassidy, Alderwood, Turban, 16 Bar


Further Information Contact
David Stevens 07720 400438




David Stevens

David joined Coral as PR manager in 2001, having previously worked at the
Racing Post. Now in the role of Head of PR, he is involved in all aspects
of the company's media relations, providing the latest racing betting news , as well as Coral's sponsorship and event
portfolio. A keen sports fan, and long-suffering Portsmouth supporter (the
two are not always connected), when not working he will normally be found
heading south, or east or west, to the sun, and that liking for the sunshine
explains why he will always prefer flat racing to the jumps.