Coral Cup to provide gloss on Ladies Day as At Fishers Cross attracting attention

The Coral Cup is regarded as the biggest betting race of Ladies Day and is for middle distance handicap hurdlers.

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With the likelihood of 30 or more runners lining up in this one, punters are in for a tricky task to find the winner, but keeping an eye of some of the market leaders in the build-up to the Festival could be well worth doing.

A horse that looks an ideal type to take a plunge at the money in the Coral Cup is At Fishers Cross, who could end up being Rebecca Curtis’ second Cheltenham Festival winner following on from Teaforthree’s success in the Diamond Jubilee Novices Chase last season.

Horses owned by JP McManus are always popular with punters in big Festival handicaps and they could have the perfect horse for the job in 2013.

The horse won two very weak novice hurdles in the autumn but burst onto the scene when pulling very far clear with Inish Island in a valuable handicap hurdle at Cheltenham. That was over three-miles which is a good sign as even though the Coral Cup is run over 2m5f, the race is more run like a three-mile contest due to the ferocious early pace.

A strong-travelling sort, he´s a real classy horse and looks to have a big handicap in him, with a drop to 2m4f not expected to present a problem.

The ante-post quotes of 10/1 may look a bit short on first viewing but it’s definitely a price to watch closely in the coming months as McManus may decide to make the plunge with some of reddies.

Rivals are of course in high supply, with six or seven horses very capable of winning a huge handicap like the Coral Cup.

Of the contingent of horses just behind At Fishers Cross in the market, the one that could be a player at Cheltenham is Balder Sucess, from the Alan King yard.

He is a tempting looking 20/1 poke if he can rediscover his old sparkle that we saw in Triumph Hurdle.


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