• Wed 7 Dec, 2016
  • 18:15 GMT
  • 14:15 ET (GMT-4)
  • 20:15 CET (GMT+2)

Sunday’s Two To Follow

Paul Ferguson fancies the chances of Big Zeb (1.50 Punchestown) and King’s Lodge (4.25 Fakenham) on Sunday

Plenty of big names were on trial for the Festival at Cheltenham yesterday and this afternoon it’s the turn of Queen Mother Champion Chaser Big Zeb (1:50) who should win the Tied Cottage at Punchestown for a second successive season.

He has proven he is the best 2m chaser in Ireland when winning both starts this season and, considering his best performance on home soil last term came in this race, the 4/5 on offer with Hills looks a fair price for favourite backers.

Nicky Henderson’s incredible month continues and the trainer has a 63% strike-rate (5 winners from 8 runners) in bumpers at Fakenham in the past five seasons.

With improvement expected from debut Kings Lodge (4:25) is fancied to enhance that impressive record in the concluding contest of the day, with the form of his Bangor run looking strong in the context of this race.

The third and sixth (who beat Dineur) have won since, whilst runner-up, Raya Star, probably would have won for this column on Friday, but for coming down at the penultimate flight.

Sunday’s selections:
1:50 Punchestown: Big Zeb
4:25 Fakenham: Kings Lodge

Paul Ferguson’s Jumpers To Follow 2010-11 is available hot off the press from the 1st October for just £9.99

Send a cheque payable to “The Racing Insider” to The Racing Insider, PO Box 98, Liverpool L9 1WY. Please include a note of your name and address and telephone number or email address.

Last year’s selections included:
Hurricane Fly: 3/1 winner of the G1 Rabobank Champion Hurdle
Copper Bleu: 12/1 winner of the Jewson at Cheltenham
Great Endeavour: 18/1 winner of the Festival Plate
Tranguil Sea: 11/2 winner of the Paddy Power Gold Cup
Sizing Europe: 6/1 winner of the Arkle
Weapon’s Amnesty: 10/1 winner of the RSA Chase

Subscribe & Share

Related Posts

Betting Highlights Today

Live TV Coverage

Racing

Thu: 16:20

Chelmsford

Racing

Thu: 12:20

Warwick

Racing

Thu: 12:10

Newcastle, Clonmel, Taunton

Cricket

Thu: 04:00

India v England: Fourth Test Day 1

Football

Wed: 19:45

Tottenham v CSKA: Champs Lge

Football

Wed: 19:45

Porto v Leicester: Champs Lge

Football

Wed: 19:45

Real Madrid v Dortmund: Champs Lge

Racing

Wed: 15:45

Kempton Park

Horse Racing On TV | Sport On TV | Odds

Newsletter Subscription

Never Miss Another Great Offer

Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest free bets, tips and sign up promotions and more sent to your inbox every week.

ecogra

About Betrescue

Betrescue.com is one of the world’s leading gambling portals, offering free bets, odds comparison, live scores and results, betting tips, bookmaker and sports betting news, betting exchange, spread betting, mobile betting apps, casino and poker guides.

At Betrescue.com we keep you up-to-date with all the breaking betting news stories from the sporting world, tell you where to find the best betting odds and help you to get the best value for money.

©2016 Betrescue Ltd. All rights reserved.

Betrescue supports responsible gambling. For more information visit GamCare and Gamble Aware.

Top