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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Tweed consolidates position at head of Ebor market

There has been further support for Harris Tweed ahead of next week’s totesport Ebor and William Haggas’ three-year-old is now the 5/1 clear favourite (from 6/1) with the sponsors.

‘Although Harris Tweed is far from certain to get into the Ebor, punters have been keen to keep him onside ever since the market opened and he is now the clear favourite in our ante-post book,’ said totesport spokesman George Primarolo.

Impressive Goodwood winner Martyr is the 6/1 second-favourite ahead of 9/1 shot Overturn, who is not certain to line up on the Knavesmire after his recent victory in the Galway Hurdle.

Looking ahead to next Tuesday, Rip Van Winkle remains the 11/8 favourite for the Juddmonte International with totesport despite Aidan O’Brien admitting that his running plans for the race have yet to be finalised. Royal Ascot winner Byword is next in the market at 9/4 with Twice Over a 3/1 shot.

Juddmonte International – totesport bet: 11/8 Rip Van Winkle, 9/4 Byword, 3 Twice Over, 8 Cape Blanco, 16 Cutlass Bay, Jakkalberry, 20 Cavalryman, Monterosso, Tazeez, Viscount Nelson, 25 Buzzword, 33 Beethoven, 40 Debussy, Stimulation, 50 Rio de la Plata, Wiener Waltzer, 66 Green Moon.

1/5 1-2-3

totesport Ebor – sponsors bet: 5 (from 6) Harris Tweed, 6 Martyr, 9 Overturn, 10 Fortuni, 12 Anhar, Bay Willow, Dirar, Drunken Sailor, Natural High, Theology, 14 Bernie The Bolt, Dangerous Midge, Elyaadi, Jedi, Purple Moon, 16 Hanoverian Baron, Hillview Boy, Lady Eclair, Manighar, Myplacelater, Ouster, Red Cadeaux, Salute Him, Stanstill, Tastahil, Very Good Day, Whispering Gallery, 20 Darley Sun, Deauville Flyer, Demolition, Majestic Concorde, Plymouth Rock, Prospect Wells, The Betchworth Kid, 25 bar.

¼ 1-2-3-4

Ladbrokes St Leger – totesport bet: 4 Midas Touch, 9/2 Rewilding, 6 Dandino, Snow Fairy, 13/2 Arctic Cosmos, 8 Cape Blanco, Monterosso, 12 Rebel Soldier, Total Command, 16 Buzzword, Corsica, Simon de Montfort, 20 Ted Spread, Theology, 25 bar.

¼ 1-2-3

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe – totesport bet: 9/4 Fame And Glory, 5 Behkabad, 6 Planteur, 7 Sarafina, Workforce, 8 Byword, 10 Sariska, 12 Cape Blanco, Dar Re Mi, St Nicholas Abbey, 16 Goldwaki, 25 Jan Vermeer.

¼ 1-2-3

2000 Guineas – totesport bet: 8 Zoffany, 9 Strong Suit, 10 Glor Na Mara, 14 Dunboyne Express, King Torus, 16 Libranno, Peter Martins, 20 Zaidan, 25 Ecliptic, Elzaam, Neebras, Peter Martins, 33 Casual Glimpse.

¼ 1-2-3

1000 Guineas – totesport bet: 6 Memory, 16 Laughing Lashes, 20 Maqaasid, White Moonstone, 25 Together, Date With Destiny, 33 Soraaya, Margot Did.

¼ 1-2-3

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