Big Zeb, winner in 2010, takes on the current champion as a 4/1 shot and sits in the betting alongside 2011 Arkle runner-up Finian’s Rainbow.
Kauto Stone (14/1) and Wishfull Thinking (16/1) are quoted ahead of Realt Dubh (20/1), Gavain, (25/1) with I’m So Lucky (66/1) completing the final field.
William Hill spokeswoman Lucy Rhodes said “Sizing Europe has the beating of all his main market rivals on various lines of form and is sure to be a banker for many as he bids to retain his Queen Mother crown”
Sportingbet.com Queen Mother Champion Chase: 10-11 Sizing Europe, 4-1 Big Zeb, Finians Rainbow, 14-1 Kauto Stone, 16-1 Wishfull Thinking, 20-1 Realt Dubh, 25-1 Gauvain, 66-1 I’m So Lucky (EW ¼ 1,2,3)
Cheltenham Bankers Treble: 9-2 Hurricane Fly, Sizing Europe & Big Buck’s all to win