Hopes of a 3rd Ryanair Chase win for Allaho have been dashed for the second 12 months in a row after connections have been compelled to rule him out of the Cheltenham Competition.
The Willie Mullins-trained 10-year-old carried the colors of Cheveley Park Stud to gorgeous Ryanair wins in 2021 and 2022, however missed the whole thing of final season by harm.
He made a profitable return from 19 months on the sidelines within the Clonmel Oil Chase in November and whereas he needed to make do with minor honours in third when favorite for the King George at Kempton on Boxing Day, he bounced again to successful methods when notching a 3rd triumph in final week’s Horse & Jockey Lodge Chase at Thurles.
That 13-length victory noticed Allaho cement his place on the head of ante-post lists for this 12 months’s Ryanair Chase on March 14, however he is not going to be making the journey to Prestbury Park.
Chris Richardson, Cheveley Park’s managing director, instructed the PA information company: “Allaho was discovered to be lame after his race at Thurles and it has been recognized as a strained hock, so he will require a number of weeks relaxation and recuperation and subsequently sadly misses Cheltenham.
“It’s extremely irritating, because it was good to see him return to kind the opposite day, however he wasn’t 100 per cent afterwards and we’re simply going to have to offer him the time, I am afraid.”
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