Horse Racing By Rupert Adams

The New One Backed For Welsh Champion Hurdle

William Hill can report a sustained gamble on The New One to win the Welsh champion Hurdle on Saturday and his price has dropped from 6/1 to 4/1. As a result he is now the joint 4/1 favourite alongside Clyne. Chesterfield & San Benedeto are next at 6/1, with Sire de Grugy popular at


“The New One is a much loved horse and as a result has a significant following,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. “As a result he will probably go off as the favourite.”


Welsh Champion Hurdle (William Hill Bet): 4/1 Clyne, 4/1 The New One, 6/1 Chesterfield, 6/1 San Benedeto, 13/2 Sizing Platinum, 7/1 Don Bersey, 8/1 Sire de Grugy, 9/1 Ozzie The Oscar, 11/1 Remiluc, 12/1 Hint of Mint, 14/1 Persistent, 16/1 Rons Dream, 20/1 Solstice Star, 25/1 Limited Reserve, 33/1 Itshard To No, 33/1 Sirop de Menthe, 40/1 Rock On Rocky