THE Stable Plate is one of the hardest handicaps of the meeting. Can Graeme Johnston (@GraemeJ_83) pick out the winner?
16:10 Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate | Channel 4
A 24 runner handicap chase over 2 and a half miles and it’s a hugely competitive race. There is a lot of each way value on offer here and once again I’m going to take a chance on two against the field here.
Tenor Nivernais has had a fantastic season and though he has only won once has been placed in three course and distance handicaps this season.
Unsurprisingly he has climbed up the weights for this but he loves it round here and I don’t think he will be far away at the finish in this. Granted he would prefer softer ground but at the prices I’m prepared to take a chance on him here.
He was disappointing last time out at Kempton but it’s more than possible he will bounce back here and I’m having a small each way bet on him in this.
My other selection is the Paul Nichols trained Salubrious. He won on his seasonal debut at Carlisle after being off the track for a year and looked like he was going to have a good season. However like many of the champion trainers runners he has struggled since then.
Well beaten in two Ascot handicaps after that he was then down the field over course and distance in his final start. He has been freshened up since then and as a previous winner at the festival has to be respected in this.
He’s still well handicapped on his old hurdles form and if back to his best after his short break he could well go close here. When he was last seen his stable weren’t quite firing and again I’ll be taking a chance on him each way in this too.
16:10 Cheltenham – Tenor Nivernais each way (25/1 Ladbrokes)
16:10 Cheltenham – Salubrious each way (16/1 Ladbrokes)
Want TWO Free Bets And £5 Cash?
Are you yet to sign-up for a betting account at Ladbrokes? If so, now is your time as we’ve a bucket load of free bets to giveaway to new customers.
Sign-up to Ladbrokes via any of the links on this page, deposit and place your first bet and drop us a line at [email protected] We’ll then arrange for TWO free bets to be dropped into your brand new account and we’ll also cover your first bet with instant cash up to £5.
Remember folks, if you ever want to join a new bookmaker give us a shout – no other site will give you extra bonuses such as free bets and instant cash like WLB!
How To Claim Your Free Bet And Instant Cash:
- Register for a new account at Ladbrokes via any of the links on this page. If you don’t use a link from WLB, you won’t be valid.
- Deposit and place your first bet (up to £5).
- Email [email protected] to let us know your account username and the bookmaker you’ve joined.
- We’ll arrange for TWO £10 free bets to be dropped into your new account as well as £5 instant cash to cover your first bet.
- Free bets can take up to 28 days to be credited.
- Remember, you’ll also be entitled to the new customer bonus or promotion with Ladbrokes. if you don’t join via the links on this page, you won’t be valid for our free bet and instant cash giveaway.
- Any questions? Just drop us an email or tweet us at @WeLoveBettingUK.
World Cup 2018: The Ultimate Betting Guide
Our 130-page spectacular, World Cup 2018: The Ultimate Betting Guide, is available to buy NOW!
The interactive magazine includes previews, videos, stats and tips for all 32 teams, features on Outright Winners, Top Goalscorer, Refs & Cards, Dark Horses, Flops, Knock-out Betting and much more.
22 football experts contribute to our Ask the Experts feature and there’s over 5 hours of exclusive audio with 5 of the planet’s most respected reporters who discuss the chances of each nation with our very own Mark O’Haire.
And if that wasn’t enough there’s a free bet up for grabs with our partners Ladbrokes.