Donald McCain’s dual-purpose performer had a wonderful summer last season, taking the John Smith’s Northumberland Plate en route to a successful tilt at the Galway Hurdle.
“The draw always has a big effect on the market for the Chester Cup and this year is no exception with Overturn’s price tumbling after being given a plum draw in stall one,” said totesport spokesman George Primarolo.
Red Cadeaux is next in the market and has been cut to 7/1 (from 9/1) after being drawn in stall five whilst ante-post favourite Mount Athos has been eased out to 10/1 after being berthed in stall nineteen.
There has been further support for Blue Bunting in the Investec Oaks after her victory in yesterday’s QIPCO 1000 Guineas and she is now 3/1 (from 10/3) for the Epsom classic. Sea Moon has also been cut for the Investec Derby ahead of a possible crack at this week’s MBNA Chester Vase and is 14/1 (from 20/1) with totesport.
totesport.com Chester Cup – sponsors bet: 9/2 (from 10) Overturn, 7 (from 9) Red Cadeaux, 9 (from 12) Admiral Barry, Dirar, Tastahil, 10 Mamlook, Mount Athos, 12 La Vecchia Scuola, 16 Montaff, Sentry Duty, 20 Darley Sun, Halla San, 25 Blue Bajan, Icon Dream, Plymouth Rock, Swingkeel, 33 Mystery Star.