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By November 4, 2019Antepost Bets

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We’ve backed them individually and also in an each way double, where William Hill offer the best combined odds.

Cheltenham, Saturday 16th November:
BetVictor Gold Cup – Slate House (e/w) – generally 8/1
Having been a pretty decent novice hurdler with a rating of 143 having won a Grade 2 hurdle at Cheltenham, he proved a disappointment in his first season over fences last season and as a result dropped in the ratings. He reappeared this season at Cheltenham last month and having been heavily backed he absolutely hacked up, giving the impression he’s a future graded race winner. Up 12lbs in the ratings for that emphatic victory, his mark of 147 is only slightly higher than his hurdles rating after just 2 runs. He’s therefore still potentially a good deal ahead of his mark with natural improvement and looking at the potential runners he’s likely to have a nice racing weight and if as expected run, will be the one to beat.

Newbury, Saturday 30th November:
Ladbrokes Trophy – Kildisart – 20/1 William Hill, generally 16/1
A progressive hurdler the season before last, he’s always had the size and scope of a chaser, so it was no surprise to see him take his form to another level last season when switching to fences. A winner at Ascot and then Cheltenham, he ran really well in the JLT at the Festival when 4th in what was a very high standard renewal. Stepping up to 3 miles for the first time at Aintree he ran out a really good runner, showing the benefit of the extra half mile. As he tends to need a run, he had an outing behind Lostintranslation at Carlisle on Sunday. That will have put him spot on for this, and with the suggestion this is his early season target he ticks a lot of boxes for this race.



Ante Post: Cheltenham Festival 2010: – A Plus Tard – Ryanair Chase, generally 20/1

Star Performance:
A Plus Tard, Close Brothers Handicap Chase.
Making only his 4th chase start for Henry de Bromhead he put in an polish display of jumping to turn what is a notoriously competitive handicap into an absolute procession. Tracking the leaders he jumped for fun, taking it up 2 out and clearing away as though the rest of the field stood still and watch, winning by an ever increasing 16 lengths. Having timed him from the 2nd last fence to the winning post he finished in a quicker time than the Arkle winner earlier in the day, having raced over half a mile further. If you also take into account the last really impressive winner of this race being Road To Respect a couple of years ago, winning by 6 lengths off a mark of 145. A Plus Tard won his race off a mark of 144 by 10 lengths further. Whilst you can’t take that literally as the quality of the opposition might not be the same, it gives you an idea of the performance A Plus Tard put in. By the same sire as Clan Des Obeaux, he looks to have the world at his feet and we can’t wait to see what he can do in the seasons to come.
Ante Post: Cheltenham Festival 2010: – A Plus Tard – Ryanair Chase, generally 20/1

Update: Being only a six year old next year, we feel it’s very unlikely he’ll be aimed at a Gold Cup, so the Ryanair is most likely and we’d advise some 20/1 for that race is taken.
Update: Ran a nice race on his return at Naas over a trip shy of his best. That should have put him spot on for his next race and the rest of the season.