Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Modus Heads December Handicap Hurdle Market

William Hill have released their first market for Saturday’s Listed Jumeirah Hotels And Resorts December Handicap Hurdle and the initial market points to a wide open contest.

Modus tops the weights and is the 4-1 favourite with William Hill after putting in two good performances at Ascot and Cheltenham. Modus was a staying-on 3rd in the William Hill Handicap Hurdle at Ascot, before going one place better in the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham.

Nicky Henderson has won three of the last six renewals of the race and he is represented by 7-1 chance Consul De Thaix and 8-1 Brain Power. 

Jumeirah Hotels And Resorts December Handicap Hurdle: 4-1 Modus, 7-1 Consul De Thaix, Indietir, Wishfull Dreaming, Zubayr, 8-1 Brain Power, Graasten, 12-1 Debece, Faithful Mount, Melodic Rendezvous, 14-1 My Manekineko, 16-1 Bertimont, Centurius, Kayf Blanco, 20-1 Cloonacool, Kingston, Prairie Town, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3)