Douvan Enhanced Odds Offers and Prices Boosts including 33/1 on Douvan to win the Queen Mother Champion Chase, Cheltenham Festival 2017
Douvan Next Race and Offers
Douvan is one of those horses that comes along every so often that really takes the breath away. The Willie Mullins-trained superstar was foaled on 9th May 2010 and since he took to the track he’s been a sensation, winning all but his debut!
Here we will bring you the latest Douvan enhanced odds offers and free bets so you can get the best odds possible when you next back him for glory. So let’s kick things off for his upcoming appearance in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the 2017 Cheltenham Festival (and check out our other top Cheltenham Festival offers and free bets too!)
BetOnBrazil Offer – 33/1 Douvan to win the Champion Chase – New Customers
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New customers to BetOnBrazil can claim enhanced odds of 33/1 on Douvan to win the Queen Mother Champion Chase on Wednesday 15th March 2017 at 15.30.
Note that the maximum bet permitted at the enhanced price is just £1.00 and that the winnings are paid out in free bets. But you’ll also be given a £5 free bet to use on the Festival on 13th March 2017.
Note: this offer expires at 23.59 (UK time) on 7th March 2017!
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Douvan – Profile of a racing superstar
Douvan is a bay gelding foaled on 9th May 2010 in Oise, France by the Haras de la Faisanderie. Sired by Walk In The Park – who was second in the Epsom Derby in 2005 and later ran well over jumps – Douvan always had a fair chance of making an impact. His dam, Star Face has some good runners as distant relations.
Douvan was trained in France by Philippe Peltier to begin with, placing second in his debut in the Prix General Macon de la Giclais (Hurdle) in May 2014. He went on to post his first victory in his second (and final) race under Peltier’s care, the Prix Karly Flight (Hurdle), winning by two and half lengths from Endio.
He was purchased by Rich and Susannah Ricci in the summer of 2014 transferred to Ireland to the highly successful stable of Willie Mullins. Since then, he hasn’t looked back – almost literally based on his list of races below!
Douvan’s Races to Date
- 5 Feb 2017 – Tied Cottage Chase, Punchestown – won by 6½ lengths
- 27 Dec 2016 – Paddy Power Cashcard Chase, Leopardstown – won by 8 lengths
- 11 Dec 2016 – Hilly Way Chase, Cork – won by 22 lengths
- 28 Apr 2016 – Ryanair Novice Chase, Punchestown – won by 11 lengths
- 9 Apr 2016 – Maghull Novices’ Chase, Aintree – won by 14 lengths
- 15 Mar 2016 – The Arkle, Cheltenham Festival – won by 7 lengths
- 24 Jan 2016 – Arkle Novice Chase, Leopardstown – won by 15 lengths
- 26 Dec 2015 – Racing Post Novice Chase, Leopardstown – won by 18 lengths
- 22 Nov 2015 – European Breeders Fund Beginners Chase, Navan – won by 9½ lengths
- 28 Apr 2015 – Herald Champion Novice Hurdle, Punchestown – won by 7½ lengths
- 10 Mar 2015 – Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, Cheltenham Festival – won by 4½ lengths
- 10 Jan 2015 – Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle, Punchestown – won by 3¾ lengths
- 22 Nov 2014 – Gowran Park Novice Hurdle, Gowran Park – won by 12 lengths
- 3 Jun 2014 – Prix Karly Flight, Compiegne – won by 2½ lengths
- 13 May 2014 – Prix General Macon de la Giclais, Saint-Malo – 2nd by 5 lengths
Indeed it was in his first run for Mullins that Douvan’s potential became apparent, storming to victory in the Gowran Park Novice Hurdle by 12 lengths from Henry de Bromhead’s Sizing John, who is no slouch.
Another solid – if not quite as spectacular – victory came in the Grade 2 Moscow Flyer Hurdle followed before Douvan was given his first tilt at the Cheltenham Festival – and he didn’t disappoint. Douvan stormed to a win of almost five lengths from Shaneshill in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and marked himself out as a future superstar of National Hunt racing.
Another victory over hurdles was squeezed in at Punchestown before Douvan was given the chance to shine over fences, and shine he did.
He three opening runs over the bigger obstacles were all won (with a combined winning distance of almost 50 lengths!). Then came his chance to show that the Supreme Novices’ victory was no one off when he lined up in the Arkle at the Cheltenham Festival in 2016. Once again he showed his worth by taking a very impressive win, this time by seven lengths from his old sparring partner Sizing John.
Since then it’s been fairly plain sailing for Douvan and he has rarely been troubled, winning five more chases by at least six lengths each time.
And so he comes forth for the 2017 Cheltenham Festival to follow in the footsteps of legends of the sport like Sprinter Sacre and Moscow Flyer in trying to win the Queen Mother Champion Chase. And let’s be honest… who would bet against him storming to victory in that one too?