All eyes will be on Big Buck’s on Thursday as the legendary staying hurdler looks for his fourth consecutive World Hurdle victory at Cheltenham.
Paul Nicholls’ superstar heads into the race on a fifteen race unbeaten run and racing fans will be expecting another sensational display from the nine-year-old.
After they managed to get Hurricane Fly and Sizing Europe beaten on the first two days of the Festival, the nation’s leading bookmakers will now be looking to kick on in the World Hurdle. They will be hoping punters are paying for their summer jaunts with another luckless day on the Cotswolds and if they were to get Big Buck’s turned over, it would certainly give them the upper hand in the betting jungle.
Big Buck’s is currently a best priced 4/6 with Stan James
, but it is Paddy Power
that are leading the way with their money back special on the contest. If the horse you bet on finishes second to the market leader, you’ll have your stake refunded by the Irish firm.
will be refunding your losing bet on the Jewson Novices’ Chase at 1.30 if your horse is runner-up in the competitive looking contest.
Thursday's race card
13:30 Jewson Novices' Chase
14:05 Pertemps Final
14:40 Ryanair Chase
15:20 Ladbrokes World Hurdle
16:00 Byrne Group Plate
16:40 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase (