Horse Racing By Rupert Adams

Henderson Backed To retain Title

William Hill have been forced to take evasive action today as punters piled into Nicky Henderson to retain his Champion Trainer title, he is now 8/15 from an original Evens.

 

“Over 80% of the money in the book has been for Nicky who clearly has some serious firepower at his disposal,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.

 

Meanwhile Enable is now 8/11 for the Ark, with Cracksman 3/1 to win the Champion Stakes.

 

(William Hill) NH Trainers Title: 8/15 Nicky Henderson, 15/8 Paul Nicholls, 7/1 Colin Tizzard, 16/1 Willie Mullins, 25/1 Dan Skelton, 33/1 Gordon Elliott, 50/1 Phillip Hobbs, 66/1 Bar

 

Prix de L’Arc: 8/11 Enable, 7/1 Ulysses, 10/1 Order Of St George, 12/1 Brametot, 12/1 Highland Reel, 14/1 Satono Diamond, 14/1 Winter, 16/1 Capri, 16/1 Zarak, 20/1 Churchill, 25/1 Waldgeist, 33/1 Bar

 

Champion Stakes: 3/1 Cracksman, 4/1 Ulysses, 5/1 Enable, 6/1 Barney Royal, 7/1 Churchill, 7/1 Winter, 8/1 Highland Reel, 8/1 Poets Word, 10/1 decorated Knight, 12/1 Al Wukair, 12/1 Zarak, 14/1 Brametot, 14/1 Idaho, 14/1 Shutter Speed