Annacotty backed for Cheltenham success

The Alan King-trained Annacotty is 12-1 (from 16-1) with Coral for Saturday’s Paddy Power Gold Cup, following support for the 7-y-o, a winner at the track at the start of the year.  Kings Palace remains 7-1 favourite for the race, ahead of Boondooma at 8-1.

Looking ahead to Sunday’s Shloer Chase, Simply Ned and Sprinter Sacre are the 5-2 joint favourites, ahead of Mr Mole, 3-1 with Coral.

**Paddy Power Gold Cup

7 Kings Palace, 8 Boondooma, 10 Irish Cavalier, Johns Spirit, Monetaire, 12 (from 16) Annacotty, Art Mauresque, Buywise, Cocktails At Dawn, Oscar Rock, Sound Investment, 14 La Vaticane, 16 Generous Ransom, Present View, Ptit Zig, 20 Darna, Double Ross, Little Jon, Shanpallas, Splash Of Ginge, Turn Over Sivola, 25 Bar

** Churchill Stakes

7-2 Let’s Go, 6 Festive Fare, Maverick Wave, 7 Grendisar, 8 Battalion, Fire Fighting, 10 Solar Deity, 12 Don’t Be, 14 Man Of Harlech, Warrior Of Light, Tempus Temporis, 16 Niceofyoutotellme, This Is The Day, 25 Bar

**Unibet Golden Rose Stakes

7-2 Polybius, 6 Rivellino, 7 Chookie Royale, Hold Tight, 9 Intransigent, 10 Goken, 12 Medicean Man, 14 Lightscameraction, Likely, Milly’s Gift, Spring Fling, Touchline, 16 Stocking, 20 Bar

**Shloer Chase

5-2 Simply Ned, Sprinter Sacre, 3 Mr Mole, 9-2 Somersby, 10 Croco Bay, Savello, 14 Next Sensation, 16 Twinlight, 33 Bar

**Greatwood Hurdle

7 Mick Jazz, Nabucco, 8 Superb Story, 10 Bidourey, Days Of Heaven, Devilment, Totalize, 12 Old Guard, Renneti, Winner Massagot, 14 Mad Jack Mytton, Waxies Dargle, 16 Bouvreuil, Dexcite, Noble Inn, 20 Bar

**Morgiana Hurdle

1-6 Faugheen, 5 Nichols Canyon, 10 Identity Thief, 12 Thomas Edison, Wicklow Brave, 33 Plinth, 50 Queen Alphabet