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Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?

The big race of the day goes off at 3.30pm.

Ruby Walsh and Annie Power triumphed last year, who'll win this time?
Ruby Walsh and Annie Power triumphed last year, who'll win this time?
Image: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

THE CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL is back in the spotlight today with the 2017 edition taking place and all eyes will be on the big race of the day – the Champion Hurdle at 3.30pm.

Annie Power won last year’s race under Ruby Walsh but the Willie Mullins trained horse was ruled out in January for this year’s meeting at Prestbury Park.

The Alan King-trained Yanworth is the favourite, followed by Buveur Dair and Brian Power.

But we want to know who your fancy is.

Poll Results:

Yanworth (691)
Buveur Dair (464)
Petit Mouchoir (396)
Brain Power (297)
Moon Racer (252)
Other (166)

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