Adlestrop Cheltenham Preview Evening, 7 March 2011

Adlestrop Village Hall was bursting at the seams for the annual Cheltenham Preview Evening hosted by Richard Phillips. The MC was Richard Phillips and the panel consisted of: John Francome (JF), Robert Thornton (Choc), Andrew Tinkler (AT), Rick “Stato” Alan (RA) and Phil Smith (PS), BHB Handicapper. 
Supreme Novices
JF: Cue Card (With a nod also to Recession Proof and Dunraven Storm)
AT: Spirit Son
Choc: Cue Card
PS: Cue Card
RS: Cue Card
JF: Ghizao
AT: Finians Rainbow
Choc: Medermit
RA: Medermit (Rock Noir e/w)
PS: Medermit
Champion Hurdle
JF: Binocular (Khyber Kim e/w)
AT: Binocular 
Choc: Mille Chief e/w
RA: Binocular (Menorah also)
PS: Binocular (Oscar Whisky e/w)
Neptune Novices Hurdle
JF: Oscars Well
AT: No selection
Choc: Oscars Well
RA: Apparently the stats point to First Lieutenant, Oscars Well and Rock on Ruby
PS:  No selection
RSA Chase
JF: Time For Rupert
AT: Master of the Hall e/w
Choc: Time For Rupert (Wymott e/w)
RA: Blazing Tempo e/w
PS: Time For Rupert
Queen Mother
JF: Big Zeb
AT: Somersby
Choc: Somersby
RA: Sizing Europe
PS: Master Minded
Ryanair Chase
JF: J’y Vole
AT: No selection
Choc: Poquelin
RA: Poquelin & Tranquil Sea
PS: Poquelin
World Hurdle
JF: Grands Crus
AT: Big Bucks
Choc: Big Bucks
RA: Combination exacta of Big Bucks, Grands Crus & Mourad
PS: Big Bucks
JF: No selection
AT: Zarkandar & Sam Winner
Choc: Smad Place & Zarkandar
RA: Smad Place
PS: No selection
Albert Bartlett
JF: Kilcrea Kim
AT: Kilcrea Kim
Choc: Champion Court e/w
RA: Join Together, Court In Motion & Kilcrea Kim
PS: No selection
Gold Cup
JF: Kauto Star
AT: Long Run
Choc: Kauto Star (Midnight Chase e/w)
RA: Imperial Commander
PS: Imperial Commander
Cathryn Fry, @CathrynFry on Twitter, 8 March 2011