The Punchestown Ryanair Novice Chase is the Irish equivalent to the Cheltenham Arkle Chase.
The field frequently includes horses that have previously competed in the Arkle Challenge Trophy at Cheltenham, with Footpad being the most recent horse to win both races in 2018.
For tips, previous winners, odds and more, check out this guide.
In Ireland, the Ryanair Novice Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt Steeplechase open to horses aged five and up.
It is held at Punchestown over a distance of about 2 miles, with eleven obstacles to jump.
The race is for beginner chasers and takes place each year in late April or early May during the Punchestown Festival.
Punchestown Ryanair Novice Chase Tips
Our Punchestown Ryanair Novice Chase 2022 tips are:
- Our Punchestown Ryanair Novice Chase 2022 NAP Pick is Defi Du Seuil to win
- Our Punchestown Ryanair Novice Chase 2022 Outsider Selection is Chacun Pour Soi on an EW bet
Punchestown Ryanair Novice Chase Odds
The 2022 Punchestown Ryanair Novice Chase odds are below:
- Defi Du Seuil – 9-4
- Duc Des Genievres – 5-2
- Chacun Pour Soi – 3-1
- Ornua – 8-1
Punchestown Ryanair Novice Chase Previous Winners
|2011||Captain Chris||7||Richard Johnson||Philip Hobbs|
|2012||Lucky William||8||Barry Geraghty||Thomas Cooper|
|2013||Arvika Ligeonniere||8||Ruby Walsh||Willie Mullins|
|2014||God’s Own||6||Barry Geraghty||Tom George|
|2015||Un de Sceaux||7||Ruby Walsh||Willie Mullins|
|2016||Douvan||6||Ruby Walsh||Willie Mullins|
|2017||Great Field||6||Jody McGarvey||Willie Mullins|
|2018||Footpad||6||Daryl Jacob||Willie Mullins|
|2019||Chacun Pour Soi||7||Robbie Power||Willie Mullins|
|no race 2020 [b]|
|2021||Energumene||7||Paul Townend||Willie Mullins|
For more information check out Wikipedia on the Punchestown Ryanair Novice Chase race here.
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