Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Tombstone Ticks The Boxes

Tombstone defeated odds-on favourite Pylonthepressure at Fairyhouse and it caught the eye of William Hill, with the firm offering 12-1 for the Gordon Elliott-trained hurdler to win any race at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival.


William Hill give odds of 16-1 for Tombstone to win the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and 16-1 for the Neptune.


“Tombstone looks a class act and in the expert hands of Gordon Elliott he could be a real Cheltenham Festival candidate,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.


To Win Any Race At The 2016 Cheltenham Festival: 12-1 Tombstone


Supreme Novices’ Hurdle: 8-1 Min, 10-1 Bachasson, Moon Racer, 14-1 American Tom, Bellshill, Buveur D’Air, Modus, Petit Mouchoir, 16-1 Altior, Tombstone, Townshend, Vigil, Yanworth, 20-1 Falcon Crest, 33-1 Bleu Et Rouge, Bordini, Fulham Road, Jett, Wait For Me, 40-1 Tully East, 50-1 Supasundae, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)


Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle: 10-1 Moon Racer, 12-1 Bellshill, Shantou Village, 14-1 American Tom, Buveur D’Air, Yorkhill, 16-1 Long Dog, Tombstone, Yanworth, 20-1 Disko, Falcon Crest, Nambour, 25-1 Wait For Me, 33-1 Bleu Et Rouge, Onefitzall, Penglai Pavilion, Stone Hard, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)