Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Bristol Shortens For JLT

Bristol De Mai is 12-1 from 16-1 with William Hill for the JLT Novices’ Chase after a facile victory at Haydock.

Meanwhile, William Hill also offer 25-1 (unchanged) should connections decide to run the horse in the Arkle.

“The JLT is one race that is missing from Nigel Twiston-Davies’ CV but Bristol De Mai has a fighting chance in March,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.

Racing Post Arkle: 8-13 Douvan, 7-1 L’Ami Serge, 8-1 Vaniteux, 10-1 Shaneshill, 14-1 Ar Mad,16-1 Garde La Victoire, Sizing John, 20-1 Killultagh Vic, Wicklow Brave, 25-1 Blue Heron, Bristol De Mai, Fox Norton, Kitten Rock, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

JLT Novices’ Chase: 3-1 Killultagh Vic, 4-1 Shaneshill, 6-1 More Of That, 10-1 Tea For Two, 12-1Bristol De Mai, L’Ami Serge, Sizing John, 14-1 Pont Alexandre, Seeyouatmidnight, 16-1 Activial, Black Hercules, 20-1 Tell Us More, Zabana, 25-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)