Olly Murphy Exclusive: The week ahead including final Cheltenham prep for Thomas Darby
We caught up with Betfair Ambassador Olly Murphy for all the very latest from Warren Chase, including news on the last run before the Festival for Cheltenham-bound Thomas Darby...
The six-year-old, who is being targeted at the Supreme Novices' Hurdle, has been entered into the 2m Novice Hurdle at Ludlow on Thursday with Olly looking for his stable star to another run under his belt before the Festival, on decent ground.
Looking at the other entries for the coming days, our man reveals Spirit of Waterloo has a good each-way chance in the bumper at Ludlow.
Olly also reflects on good wins for Collooney and Dutch Uncle last week, a brave, if frustrating, race for Bright New Dawn and a solid run from Finawn Bawn.
Check out the video for the full lowdown
Minimum Bet Guarantee
The Betfair Sportsbook’s £500 'Minimum Bet To Win Guarantee' now covers all UK and Irish racing. Betfair had previously offered the guarantee on all Class 1 and 2 races, but this marked a significant extension to the initiative throughout the entire UK and Irish Racing calendar.
As before, the guarantee will see Betfair lay to lose £500 on any horse in the Win market, to any customer, including those previously stake factored. The Guarantee applies from 10:00am on the morning of the race. All bets will be laid in the standard Betfair market at the standard market price.