Talking Horses: Chacun can repay punters’ faith in Tingle Creek

By: Greg Wood Saturday 4 December 2021

The Champion Chase flop should account for his Sandown rivals on Saturday with something to spare if at his best

Chacun Pour Soi carried untold millions of pounds to defeat on his only previous start in Britain at Cheltenham in March, and the painful memory of that disappointment may still be a little fresh for some punters as Willie Mullins’s chaser is as big as 11-10 for the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown Park on Saturday.

Set the Champion Chase to one side, however, and in every other respect, Chacun Pour Soi (2.25) looks and feels like an odds-on shot. He seemed to falter on the hill at Cheltenham but was hugely impressive in three Grade One wins last season, at Leopardstown in December and February and then Punchestown – like Sandown, a right-handed track - in April.

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