Horse Racing By Rupert Adams

Irish Derby: Wings Of Eagles Twice As Popular As Cracksman

The Irish Derby looks an intriguing race and punters appear to be choosing Wings Of Eagles over Cracksman. William Hill can report twice the number of bets for Wings of Eagles. Meanwhile the move of the day has actually been for the French horse Waldgeist, which is 3/1 from 7/2.

“Cracksman was an extremely popular favourite, when failing at the Epsom derby and it appears that our customers are not reinvesting,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. “Wings of Eagles clearly impressed and the vast majority who oppose him are currently on Waldgeist not Cracksman.”

Dubai Duty free Irish Derby: 9/4 Wings Of Eagles, 9/4 Cracksman, 3/1 Waldgeist, 10/1 Capri, 12/1 Dopuglas Macarthur, 16/1 Venice Beach, 25/1 Grandee, 25/1 Taj Mahal, 33/1 The Anvil, 40/1 Spanish Steps, 66/1 Dubai Sand. 100/1 Finn McCool