Shishkin, Energumene and Chacun Pour Soi on course for Cheltenham showdown

Shishkin, Energumene and Chacun Pour Soi remain on course for a mouthwatering showdown in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase.
The trio all feature in 10 confirmations for the two-mile showpiece at Cheltenham on Wednesday next week.
It will mean a rematch from the Clarence House Chase for Shishkin and Energumene — a race that will live long in the memory.
The Nicky Henderson-trained Shishkin will be bidding for a third Festival success, having already taken the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and Arkle Trophy.
Like Energumene trained by Willie Mullins, Chacun Pour Soi has yet to win outside of Ireland but appeared back to his brilliant best at the Dublin Racing Festival.
Nube Negra (Dan Skelton) was runner-up to Henry de Bromhead’s Put The Kettle On 12 months ago and will renew rivalry. De Bromhead could also run Envoi Allen.
The Venetia Williams-trained Funamb …

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