So Saturday was largely, though not entirely, a day for favourite backers.
The New One won again, as expected. For the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham in March The New One is now best price 33/10 with one bookie but 3/1 with most bookies. That was the price available even before he won today. I fancy that price. Yes, I know, the world and their wives fancy Faugheen for that race. The 9/4 favourite has been very impressive so far but has yet to race in an event as competitive and hard fought as the Champion Hurdle. Both . . .
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