Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Punters Swoop For Air Force

Air Force Blue and Emotionless are now joint-favourites for the Dubai Dewhurst Stakes at 11-10*, while they are each 7-1 with William Hill to do the double by following up in the Qipco 2000 Guineas.


“The drying conditions have swung the balance of bets in favour of Air Force Blue, who is now very popular. Emotionless is still solid, but the momentum in the market has notably shifted,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.


William Hill are five places in the Cesarewitch and there is a real gamble on one horse in particular – Renneti is 10/1 from 12/1 and continues to be backed.


“Not content with mopping up all the big jumps races, Willie Mullins and Rich Ricci are trying to win the big ones on the Flat and punters are very keen to back Renneti,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.



To Win The Dubai Dewhurst Stakes & Qipco 2000 Guineas: 7-1 Air Force Blue, Emotionless, 80-1 Massaat, 100-1 Tashweeq, 150-1 Sanus Per Aquam, (Win Only)


Dubai Dewhurst Stakes: 11-10 Air Force Blue, Emotionless, 14-1 Massaat, Tashweeq, 20-1 Sanus Per Aquam, 40-1 Adventurous, 66-1 Twin Sails, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2)

(*Current Odds as of 1.30pm Friday – please see email at 5.30pm for Tomorrow’s Early Prices)


Cesarewitch: 7-1 Low Key, 9-1 Heartbreak City, Quick Jack, 10-1 Renneti, William Of Orange, 14-1 Bayan, 16-1 Nearly Caught, Moscato, 20-1 Deauville Dancer, High Secret, Oriental Fox, Steve Rogers, 25-1 Angel Gabrial, Cassells Rock, Gabrial’s King, Gavlar, Montefeltro, Noble Silk, 33-1 First Mohican, Le Maitre Chat, Magic Dancer, Rite To Reign, Teak, Triumphant, Wordiness, 40-1 Big Thunder, Communicator, Cinnilla, Grumeti, Norab, Saved By The Bell, 50-1 Knightly Escapade, One More Go, 66-1 Aussie Reigns, (Enhanced EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4,5)