Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Top Gamble Topples Dodging Bullets

Top Gamble took the scalp of Dodging Bullets at Newbury and is now 25-1 from 66-1 with William Hill to win the Ryanair Chase.


Meanwhile, the reigning Champion Chaser, Dodging Bullets is out to 10-1 from 8-1 for the Queen Mother with William Hill.


“Punters certainly fancied Top Gamble to beat Dodging Bullets and the crown of the current Champion Chaser has slipped,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.


Ryanair Chase: 7-4 Vautour, 5-1 Valseur Lido, 6-1 Road To Riches, 7-1 Al Ferof, Vroum Vroum Mag, 10-1 Don Cossack, 12-1 Vibrato Valtat, 14-1 Josses Hill, 16-1 Felix Yonger, Smashing, 20-1 Dynaste, Gilgamboa, Ma Filleule, Village Vic, 25-1 King’s Palace, Ptit Zig, Simonsig, Sir Des Champs, Top Gamble, 33-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)


Queen Mother Champion Chase: 4-6 Un De Sceaux, 3-1 Vautour, 9-2 Sprinter Sacre, 10-1Dodging Bullets, Sire De Grugy, 12-1 Simonsig, 14-1 Special Tiara, 16-1 Felix Yonger, 25-1Josses Hill, 33-1 BAR (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3 – NRMB)