Big Zeb

Queen Mother Champion Chase Contenders 2011 - Big Zeb

Big Zeb is the one to beat this season after winning the Queen Mother Champion Chase last March at the Festival, he is the one that all the others want to beat and connections will want him to be in prime condition to win another Champion Chase this coming March. We knew that big Zeb was a classy type but he impressed every one with the style of his Champion Chase victory last season, he was too good for the field as he won a touch cosily in the end.

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We have already seen Big Zeb win comfortably this season at Navan and he looked to be in fine form, if he comes on for the run he will be the major contender for the Champion Chase once again. Connections including Jockey Barry Geraghty have been singing his praises and you get the feeling that they fully expect Big Zeb to have another very successful season with the Champion Chase the main aim. He confirmed his form ahead of the Champion Chase with another good win over Christmas at Leopardstown, he was the class of the race as he won the Dial-A-Bet Chase and despite idling in front he was the comfortable winner.

Big Zeb has had his colours lowered though when second behing Golden Silver in the Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown last time out, he took the lead but over the final fence but was collared by the fast finishing Golden Silver to see his Champion chase claims ented

The bookmakers were not impressed with that defeat and lengthened him for the Champion Chase as a result, he was battling Master Minded for favouritism and on his best form it could prove to be one of the most exciting battles of the Cheltenham Festival.