Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

L'Ami Serge Favourite For Champion Hurdle Trial

L’Ami Serge is the slight favourite with William Hill for this weekend’s Champion Hurdle Trial at Haydock. Nicky Henderson’s Relkeel Hurdle runner-up is at 7-4, just ahead of The New One at 2-1. Nigel Twiston-Davies’ hurdler is looking for a third consecutive win in the race.

Meanwhile in the Peter Marsh, Alary has been nipped in further by William Hill to 3-1 favourite from 7-2, having been 9-2 when initially priced this morning. Bristol De Mai has also been backed – now 9-2 from 11-2.

Champion Hurdle Trial: 7-4 L’Ami Serge, 2-1 The New One, 5-1 Irving, Ivan Grozny, 14-1 Clyne, Cyrus Darius, 20-1 Melodic Rendezvous, 33-1 Rayvin Black, 100-1 Aminabad, Moidore, (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

Peter Marsh Handicap Chase: 3-1 Alary, 9-2 Bristol De Mai, 11-2 Definitly Red, 10-1 O Maonlai, Vintage Clouds, 12-1 Beg To Differ, Kaki De La Pree, Otago Trail, Sausalito Sunrise, 14-1 Bishops Road, Virak, 16-1 Firebird Flyer, 20-1 Fayette County, 25-1 Cresswell Breeze, Katenko, Lessons In Milan, Racing Pulse, Seventh Sky, 33-1 Berea Boru, Gevrey Chambertin, Subtle Grey, 40-1 Goohar, Still Believing, 66-1 As De Fer, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)

Clarence House Chase: 5-6 Un De Sceaux, 2-1 Ar Mad, 10-1 Special Tiara, 12-1 Royal Regatta, 14-1 Top Gamble, 20-1 Dodging Bullets, 33-1 Eastlake, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2)