Shloer Chase
Listed, Cheltenham
£75,000 added,
5yo plus,
1m 7f 199y, Class 1  
Sunday 19th November 2017

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Willie Mullins expects Douvan to return to the fray within the next few months.

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The exceptional seven-year-old has been sidelined since the Cheltenham Festival in March when he sustained a stress fracture to his pelvis during the Queen Mother Champion Chase.

Douvan has now made a full recovery, with his trainer keen to give him a run in the autumn.

The Shloer Chase at Cheltenham in November has been mentioned as a possible comeback race for the eight-time Grade One winner.

Mullins told the Irish Independent: "Douvan is in tip-top shape, I am delighted to say.

"The Hilly Way at Cork is a race we've had plenty of runners in but with it being in December we'd be inclined to look at an earlier race for his comeback run, potentially."

Shloer Chase 2016
£75,000 added, 5yo plus, 1m 7f 199y, Class 1
8 ran
Going: Soft, Good to Soft in places

Pos D Horse SP Jockey Weight Trainer Age
1st Fox Norton (FR) 5/2 Aidan Coleman
C L Tizzard 6
2nd 9 Simply Ned (IRE) 16/1 B P Harding
N G Richards 9
3rd 9 Special Tiara 2/1f N D Fehily
H de Bromhead 9
4th Module (FR) 20/1 A P Heskin
T R George 9
5th 3 Top Gamble (IRE) 8/1 R Johnson
Kerry Lee 8
6th 10 Just Cameron 50/1 B Hughes
Micky Hammond 9
7th 19 Savello (IRE) 33/1 Harry Skelton
D Skelton 10
F Simonsig 3/1 B J Geraghty
N J Henderson 10