List of possible runners for the 2017 Cheltenham bumper revealed

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Updated: March 1, 2017
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The Cheltenham bumper was a race that Irish trainers used to dominate, we have the list of entries of possible runners.

Weatherbys Champion Bumper
Grade 1, £75,000 total prize fund. 5.30pm, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, two miles and half a furlong (2m 87yds). For four, five and six-year-olds only which have not run under any recognised Rules of Racing, except National Hunt Flat races, Irish National Hunt Flat races or French AQPS races. Horses are not to have run in more than four National Hunt Flat races and, before February 28, must have been placed first, second, third or fourth in such a race. Weights: 4-y-o: 10st 11lb, 5-y-o and 6-y-o: 11st 5lb, fillies and mares allowance 7lb. Entries closed February 28, entries revealed March 1 (36 entries), six-day confirmation stage March 9, final declaration stage 10.00am Tuesday, March 14. Maximum 24 runners.
Horse Age Owner Trainer
AND THE NEW (IRE) 6 Johnny Farrelly Johnny Farrelly
BAKMAJ (FR) 5 Barry Connell Alan Fleming IRE
BALLYWARD (IRE) 5 Andrea & Graham Wylie Willie Mullins IRE
BETTER GETALONG (IRE) 6 David Wesley Yates Nicky Richards
BLAZON 4 The Blazing Optimists Kim Bailey
BORDERLINE CHATHO (FR) 6 Barry Connell Alan Fleming IRE
BRECON HILL (IRE) 4 D J Todd Racing Alan Swinbank
CARTER MCKAY 6 Pearl Bloodstock Ltd Willie Mullins IRE
CAUSE TOUJOURS (FR) 5 Carl Hinchy Dan Skelton
CLAIMANTAKINFORGAN (FR) 5 Grech & Parkin Nicky Henderson
COPERNICUS (IRE) 5 Mrs J A Wakefield Charlie Longsdon
DANS LE VENT (FR) 4 Marek Gumienny & Adam Signy Jamie Snowden
DAPHNE DU CLOS (FR) 4 Sullivan Bloodstock Limited Nicky Henderson
DEBUCHET (FR) 4 Force Eight Syndicate Margaret Mullins IRE
DELIRANT (FR) 4 J P McManus David Pipe
FAYONAGH (IRE) 6 Mrs M Gittins Gordon Elliott IRE
FISHERMAN FRANK 6 Tim Suttle Michael Blake
GO ANOTHER ONE (IRE) 5 Caroline Ahearn John McConnell IRE
GOLDEN JEFFREY (SWI) 4 Markus Graff Mark Johnston
IMPACT FACTOR (IRE) 5 P Twomey Paddy Twomey IRE
IMPERIAL ELOQUENCE (IRE) 5 Imperial Racing Partnership Fergal O’Brien
IRISH ROE (IRE) 6 P G Atkinson Peter Atkinson
MOUNTAIN ROCK (IRE) 5 M Fitzgerald Adrian Keatley IRE
MY MATE MARK 4 Strawberry Fields Stud Martin Smith
MYSTIC THEATRE (IRE) 6 Rose Boyd Willie Mullins IRE
NELSON’S TOUCH 4 Mrs P de W Johnson Denis Coakley
NEXT DESTINATION (IRE) 5 Malcolm C Denmark Willie Mullins IRE
PERFECT HARMONY (IRE) 5 Mrs Peter Prowting Alan King
QUICK GRABIM (IRE) 5 Michael Worcester Robbie McNamara IRE
REDHOTFILLYPEPPERS (IRE) 5 Coldunell Limited Willie Mullins IRE
ROBIN THE RAVEN (IRE) 5 S W Racing Kim Bailey
SAM’S ADVENTURE 5 Mrs J A Martin Brian Ellison
SOMEDAY 5 Howard Spooner/Ian Weaver Jessica Harrington IRE
WEST COAST TIME (IRE) 5 Michael Tabor Joseph O’Brien IRE
WESTERN RYDER (IRE) 5 The Albatross Club Warren Greatrex
ZAHEER (FR) 5 Barry Connell Alan Fleming IRE
36 entries
16 Irish-trained

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