Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Top Bobs Worth a Go Again ; Cheltenham Cards, Tips and Betting

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Top Bobs Worth a Go Again ; Cheltenham Cards, Tips and Betting

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THE big one we've all been waiting for is here, with Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup day on the Friday of the Festival.

We've already seen some brilliant racing this week, but the best has been saved for last with the big race, which I'm very proud to sponsor once again.

The Gold Cup looks like a great contest with lots of horses running with a live chance, including last year's winner Bobs Worth who will look to become the first horse since Best Mate in 2004 to retain his crown.

It was costly last year hitting my wallet for three and a half million pounds and he is a worthy favourite once again.

Other horses to consider include Silviniaco Conti, who was running well in the same race last year until falling at the third last fence.

A win in Kempton's King George VI Chase on Boxing Day showed great form, so there may be compensation in-store for last y e a r ' s Cheltenham mishap.

Last Instalment is the best fancied Irish runner and Bobs Worth's Nicky Henderson trained stablemate Triolo D'Alene has been backed recently and is the mount of 'the champ' AP McCoy. …

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