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ante-post

Brit (of a bet) placed before the runners in a race are confirmed
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There's no doubt some of the gas has come out of the balloon when it comes to Cheltenham's ante-post betting, because punters have burnt their fingers in recent years," admits Ladbrokes' David Williams.
He was ante-post favourite for last year's renewal until injury intervened, but appeared to have lost none of his sparkle when making a winning return to action over hurdles at Limerick last month.
The fact that Ladbrokes are sponsoring the race came into their thinking but, usually, with ante-post wagers it is very much a case of paying your money and taking your chance.
TonyMartin's Psycho, prominent in the ante-post markets for the Coral Cup, currently sits 5lb out of the weights in the two-mile-five-furlong handicap.
However, I must confess to having had my first ante-post play after the victory of Sweet Wake, trained by Noel Meade, at Leopardstown on Tuesday.
At Epsom, the daughter of Peintre Celebre had the ante-post favourite Doyen just ahead of her in second.
This is the most extraordinary ante-post plunge of the Flat season so far, though we will find out
Forget Arsenal, the other ante-post bet shaping up very nicely now is AC Milan for the Champions League.
William Hill spokesman Graham Sharpe said: 'We will refund stakes to punters who have placed ante-post bets on horses withdrawn from races at the Cheltenham Festival at the five-day declaration stage, irrespective of the reason.
I would not recommend anybody backing him ante-post at the moment unless they can back him with a run," said Clarke.
Within days the first of the Cheltenham preview nights roll into town and within a fortnight or so bookmakers will slash most of their ante-post prices in the name of NRNB.
Aidan O'Brien's colt had been the ante-post market leader for the world's most famous Flat race ever since his spellbinding performance in last season's Racing Post Trophy, and strengthened that position by claiming the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.