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He coasted to a smooth success in the Grade 1 Ladbrokes Dublin Chase (two miles and a furlong) at the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown in February, but failed to make an impact in the Queen Mother at Cheltenham where he could finish only fifth behind Altior.
bet365 Celebration Chase 1 Altior 1-6f 2 Sceau Royal 100-30 3 God's Own 20-1 Owner Patricia Pugh Trainer Nicky Hendseron Jockey Nico de Boinville Groom Robin Land Breeder Paddy Behan Distances 21/2l, 3l IT WAS perhaps fitting the mighty Altior eclipsed the 18 victories Big Buck's achieved to set a world record for consecutive successes in the style of the star staying hurdler, pulling out all the stops over a trip connections now deem too short for the sport's biggest name.
Altior powered to a record 19th straight victory in the bet365 Chase at Sandown.
The all-conquering Altior won't be taking on Britain's highest-rated jumper in the Celebration Chase at Sandown after Paul Nicholls announced Cyrname as a non-runner earlier in the week.
The all-conquering Altior won't be taking on Britain's highest-rated jumper the Celebration Chase at Sandown after Paul Nicholls announced Cyrname as non-runner earlier in the week.
SANDOWN: 1.50 Lord Yeats, 2.25 Cyrname, 3.00 Altior, 3.35 GIVE ME A COPPER (NAP), 4.10 On The Blind Side, 4.40 Larry, 5.15 Pym.
The Paul Nicholls-trained Politologue notched his second top-level success when seeing off Irish raider Min 12 months ago, and returns at the top of his game for the rematch, after filling the runner-up spot behind the brilliant Altior in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham.
THERE is no such thing as a guarantee in racing - but Altior proved again he is as close as it gets when he took his unbeaten sequence over jumps to 18 in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase.
FINANCIAL gains will be thin on the ground for the successful prediction of Altior's record-equalling 18th consecutive victory as the brilliant two-miler bids to retain his Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase title.
Altior was made to battle in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase but eventually prevailed in the day two showpiece at the Cheltenham Festival to extended his unbeaten record over obstacles to 18.
That points perhaps to an even better Altior then this time round - a possibility entirely reflected in his likely long odds-on starting price, however, and good reason therefore to consider the alternatives.
A yawning seven lengths separated Altior from nearest pursuer Min a year ago, once Nicky Henderson's superstar had engaged his famous overdrive and swept decisively clear.