Follow The Money: Three bets for Betfair Chase day at Haydock

It's all about the stunning Betfair-sponsored card at Haydock today
It's all about the stunning Betfair-sponsored card at Haydock today

Today's Follow The money selections come from the featured card at Haydock.

"Today's back bet is Straidnahanna which runs in the 15:35 3m Better Value With Betfair Handicap Chase and has come in from 6.511/2 in to 5.69/2. Conditions may be gruelling by the time this last race of the day goes to post and this seven-year-old grey has placed form on Haydock's heavy terrain."

Back Straidnahanna @ 5.69/2 in the 15:35 at Haydock

Other Recommended Bets
Lay My Tent Or Yours @ 2.111/10 in the 13:50 at Haydock
Back Seeyouatmidnight each-way @ 6.611/2 in the 15:00 at Haydock

We begin with our lay bet, My Tent Or Yours, which runs in the 13:50 2m Betfair Price Rush Hurdle. Nicky Henderson's nine-year-old ran a great race to finish second in the Champion Hurdle after 703 days away from the racecourse, but unfortunately second place is something he is accustomed to having finished there on seven of his career starts. This son of Desert Prince, ridden by Noel Fehily for the first time, may struggle on the extremely testing ground today. Punters certainly think so as he has drifted from 1.910/11 out to 2.111/10.

Our each way bet is Seeyouatmidnight, which runs in the eagerly anticipated race of the jumps season so far, the 15:00 3m Grade 1 Betfair Chase. This likeable front runner has been supported from 8.07/1 in to 6.611/2. This race has thrown up some memorable finishes in the past (who can forget Kauto Star and Imperial Commander thrashing it out from the back of the last in 2009?) and supporters of the red-hot Brian Hughes-ridden son of Midnight Legend hope he will be right there at the business end today. The heavy ground will hold no fears for this improving second season chaser and each-way punters will be hoping for a top two finish.

Finally, today's back bet is Straidnahanna which runs in the 15:35 3m Better Value With Betfair Handicap Chase and has come in from 6.511/2 in to 5.69/2. Conditions may be gruelling by the time this last race of the day goes to post and this seven-year-old grey has placed form on Haydock's heavy terrain. Trained by the in-form Sue Smith, this likeable Yorkshire raider could be set to produce a lifetime best to carry home the prize in the lucky last of what promises to be an exciting day of racing.


Recommended Bets
Lay My Tent Or Yours @ 2.111/10 in the 13:50 at Haydock
Back Seeyouatmidnight each-way @ 6.611/2 in the 15:00 at Haydock
Back Straidnahanna @ 5.69/2 in the 15:35 at Haydock

Follow The Money October P/L

Staked: 90 pts
Returned: 76.01 pts
P/L: -13.99 pts

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