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Ruby Walsh celebrated last year but will he triumph this time?
Ruby Walsh celebrated last year but will he triumph this time?
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Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Nail your colours to the mast.
Mar 15th 2016, 12:05 AM 5,279 5

THE 2016 CHELTENHAM festival finally rolls around today will all eyes on the big race of the day – the Champion Hurdle at 3.30pm.

So we want to know who’s your money on?

First the ante-post favourite Faugheen was ruled out with a ligament injury and then another Willie Mullins horse Arctic Fire was withdrawn last month.

It leaves a fascinating contest in store with Annie Power the favourite followed closely by Nichols Canyon and Identity Thief.

Let us know your fancy.

Poll Results:

Annie Power (1299)
Identity Thief (421)
Nichols Canyon (327)
The New One (242)
My Tent Or Yours (182)
Other (108)

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