Big Bucks now 2/1 favourite for World Hurdle at Cheltenham Festival

Boylesports have reported support for Big Buck’s on Monday evening to land a 5th World Hurdle and have cut the Paul Nicholls-trained eleven-year-old into 2/1 clear favourite.

His nearest rival in the betting is the Willie Mullins-trained super mare, Annie Power, who is currently 5/2 whilst More Of That is next in the betting at 5/1.

At Fishers Cross, who was just denied victory in last Saturday’s Cleeve Hurdle, is priced at 6/1 whilst Zarkandar and Rule the World are on offer at 10/1.

Liam Glynn, PR Executive at Boylesports said “Since we went Non-Runner Money Back on the four Championship races at Cheltenhamon Monday, we have seen a surge of interest in Big Buck’s and have laid significant bets at 5/2 and as a result we have had to shorten him into 2/1 favourite.”

He added “Punters are certainly latching onto the Non-Runner Money Back offer on the four Championship races and as a result we have also laid Annie Power at 5/2 for the World Hurdle but have left her unchanged as the big money started to come for Big Buck’son Monday after lunch.

World Hurdle

Big Buck’s 2/1

Annie Power 5/2

More Of That 5/1

At Fishers Cross 6/1

Zarkandar 10/1

Rule The World 10/1

Celestial Halo 14/1

Monksland 14/1

Saphir Du Rheu 14/1

Reve De Sivola 16/1

Boston Bob 20/1

Smad Place 25/1

Zaidpour 25/1

Salubrious 25/1

33/1 Bar

EW 1/4 1, 2, 3


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