Cheltenham Festival Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Cue Card Heads Ascot Chase Betting

Cue Card Heads Ascot Chase Betting

Cue Card is odds-on favourite for this weekend’s Ascot Chase. William Hill price Colin Tizzard’s chaser as 4-9 market leader, with Kylemore Lough attracting the early money at 7-1.

In the Grand National Trial, Bishops Road heads the betting at 7-1. Goodtoknow and Kruzhlinin are both 8-1, with the latter named currently the best-backed horse since the five-day declarations.

Ascot Chase: 4-9 Cue Card, 7-1 Kylemore Lough, Taquin Du Seuil, 9-1 Royal Regatta, 14-1 Irish Cavalier, 16-1 Shantou Flyer, 20-1 Traffic Fluide, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2)

Grand National Trial: 7-1 Bishops Road, 8-1 Goodtoknow, Kruzhlinin, 10-1 Blaklion, Gas Line Boy, Vieux Lion Rouge, 12-1 Houblon Des Obeaux, 14-1 Tour Des Champs, Vintage Clouds, 16-1 Cloudy Too, Doctor Harper, Mysteree, Sausalito Sunrise, Vicente, Virak, Wakanda, Warrantor, 20-1 Rigadin De Beauchene, 25-1 Courtown Oscar, Cresswell Breeze, 33-1 Emperor’s Choice, Katenko, Kilbree Chief, 40-1 Aqalim, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4)