Defi Du Seuil The Red Hot Favourite For Exciting Looking Coral Hurdle At Ascot

Saturday 25th November, 2.40pm - Coral Ascot Hurdle

A busy weekend of national hunt racing is ahead and plenty of the attention will fall on Ascot as they host a terrific fixture. The Grade 2 Coral Hurdle is one of the highlights of the day with the 2m3f contest always a pointer for the rest of the season. Recent winners of the race include Annie Power, Faugheen and Rock On Ruby and it can be a trial for both the Champion Hurdle and the Stayers' Hurdle.

  • Silviniaco Conti was the last 4YO winner of the Coral Hurdle in 2010 - Zaynar was also 4 when he won in 2009

Saturday 25th November - 2.40pm OddsWon/LostBet
Coral Hurdle    
Tips Defi Du Seuil to win    Best Bet @ 8 / 11  

All Eyes On Defi

We only have five runners engaged on Saturday, but there is a star attraction with Defi Du Seuil set to make his seasonal debut.

One of the stars of last season, the Philip Hobbs trained hurdler swept all before him in the juvenile division, and many are predicting that he is a genuine Champion Hurdle contender this winter. He won the Triumph Hurdle with some style back in March and the racing world is now waiting with bated breath to see if he can kick on in open company.

He certainly starts as red hot favourite on seasonal debut this weekend with Paddy Power making him the 8/11 jolly to claim the win.

Connections should have him fit for this first run of the season having decided to swerve the Greatwood Hurdle at Cheltenham, and how he performs on Saturday should tell us plenty about his 2018 chances.

Is There Anything To Challenge The Favourite?

Defi Du Seuil is clearly the one with the potential in the field but punters looking to find a bigger priced alternative do have one or two options.

Lil Rockerfeller is perhaps at his best up at 3m but he never runs a bad race, and could well put the favourite under pressure. Still only six, he pushed Yanworth close int his contest 12 months ago, and a repeat of that run could make him the major threat to Defi Du Seuil at 7/2 with Paddy Power.

Nicky Henderson runs the talented, but quirky, L'Ami Serge (10/3) in the race and he is always one to keep an eye on. The key to him these days appears to be 3m so this could well be seen as a starting point towards a tilt at the Stayers' Hurdle crown in the spring. Best watched.

Conclusion

Backing Defi Du Seuil at such a short price on seasonal debut is perhaps not ideal but with little opposition, it is hard to find an alternative. His class last season was without question, and he should be a cut above these on Saturday.

Coral Ascot Hurdle Betting - Click To Bet

Posted: Friday, 24th November 2017

Archive - Previous 5 Horse-racing Articles

2017 Betfair Chase Betting Preview Bristol De Mai to beat Cue Card in Betfair Chase at Haydock Park
2017 Betfair Chase Betting Preview
24th Nov
2017 BetVictor Gold Cup Preview Romain De Senam to storm to BetVictor Gold Cup glory at Cheltenham
2017 BetVictor Gold Cup Preview
17th Nov
Almandin Aiming To Win The Race That Stops A Nation Once Again Melbourne Cup Odds Johannes Vermeer Can Give Aidan OBrien Another Famous Success
Almandin Aiming To Win The Race That Stops A Nation Once Again
6th Nov
Our Duke A Warm Order For Grade 1 Feature More Of That can run a huge race in JNWine Champion Chase at Down Royal
Our Duke A Warm Order For Grade 1 Feature
3rd Nov
Aidan O'Brien To Break Bobby Frankel's Group 1 Record Saxon Warrior to bag Racing Post Trophy glory at Doncaster
Aidan O'Brien To Break Bobby Frankel's Group 1 Record
27th Oct

Headline News

Where Is The Value In The Open Championship Winner Odds? 2018 Open Championship Ante Post Betting Preview
Where Is The Value In The Open Championship Winner Odds?
Henrik Stenson To Land Victory At Carnoustie Open Championship Betting Preview And Tips
Henrik Stenson To Land Victory At Carnoustie

Bookmaker Offers


Bet £10 and get £40 in free bets

Bet £/€10 Get £/€30 on Sports + a £/€10 games bonus!

New customers only, place a €10 bet on any Sportsbook market - min stake €10 at odds of at least 1.5 (1/2) — and we’ll give you €30 in free bets. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. Free bets are valid for 30 days and must be used on a Sportsbook market. Free bets will be awarded after the qualifying bet has been settled. T&Cs apply. Games: One bonus per customer. €10 free to play on Ted Slot game, offer valid for 7 days. Opt in on Games promotions page. x15 wagering applies. T&Cs apply.


BET NOW
Bet £10 and get £40 in free bets

Bet £/€10 Get £/€30 on Sports + a £/€10 games bonus!

New customers only, place a €10 bet on any Sportsbook market - min stake €10 at odds of at least 1.5 (1/2) — and we’ll give you €30 in free bets. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. Free bets are valid for 30 days and must be used on a Sportsbook market. Free bets will be awarded after the qualifying bet has been settled. T&Cs apply. Games: One bonus per customer. €10 free to play on Ted Slot game, offer valid for 7 days. Opt in on Games promotions page. x15 wagering applies. T&Cs apply.


£50 Free Bet

Important info: 18+. New UK+IRE Customers only. Min deposit £5. Certain payment methods and cashout excluded. Min first bet £5. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. Free bet credited upon placement of qualifying bet, valid for 24 hours. Free bet stake not returned. T&Cs Apply.


BET NOW
£50 Free Bet

Important info: 18+. New UK+IRE Customers only. Min deposit £5. Certain payment methods and cashout excluded. Min first bet £5. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. Free bet credited upon placement of qualifying bet, valid for 24 hours. Free bet stake not returned. T&Cs Apply.


Up to £100 in bet credits

Up to £100 in Bet Credits. New Customers only. Sign up, deposit £5 or more to your account and bet365 will match your qualifying deposit in Bet Credits when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply.


BET NOW
Up to £100 in bet credits

Up to £100 in Bet Credits. New Customers only. Sign up, deposit £5 or more to your account and bet365 will match your qualifying deposit in Bet Credits when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply.


Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

Important info: 18+. UK+IRE only. Min first bet £10 a odds 1/2 or more. Tote and Pool excluded. Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. £30 credited as 3 x £10 free bets. Not valid with CashOut. Free bet valid for 4 days. Free bet stake not returned. T&Cs apply.


BET NOW
Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

Important info: 18+. UK+IRE only. Min first bet £10 a odds 1/2 or more. Tote and Pool excluded. Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. £30 credited as 3 x £10 free bets. Not valid with CashOut. Free bet valid for 4 days. Free bet stake not returned. T&Cs apply.


Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

New William Hill online customers only. Min. unit stake of £10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the 'win' part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.


BET NOW
Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

New William Hill online customers only. Min. unit stake of £10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the 'win' part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.


Bet £10 Get £30

Only available to new customers from UK & Northern Ireland. You must stake £10 or more at single/cumulative odds of Evens (2.0) or greater on your first bet. Free bet balance of £30 credited within 48 hours of your first bet being settled. Free Bets expire after 7 days. E-Wallet restrictions apply. Minimum 5 game rounds. Game restrictions apply. Maximum 30 Free Spins on selected games. Free Spins expire after 7 days. Full T&Cs apply.


BET NOW
Bet £10 Get £30

Only available to new customers from UK & Northern Ireland. You must stake £10 or more at single/cumulative odds of Evens (2.0) or greater on your first bet. Free bet balance of £30 credited within 48 hours of your first bet being settled. Free Bets expire after 7 days. E-Wallet restrictions apply. Minimum 5 game rounds. Game restrictions apply. Maximum 30 Free Spins on selected games. Free Spins expire after 7 days. Full T&Cs apply.


Bet £10 Get £60

New Customers Only. Qualifying bet must be placed at odds of 2.0 or greater; £50 Free Sports Bet split into 5 bets of £10 each, valid on set events only; **Wager must be 40 times the Free Casino Bonus in order to withdraw winnings. Credit or Debit Card deposits only; Deposit and bet of £10 required within 7 days of opening new account, T&C apply.


BET NOW
Bet £10 Get £60

New Customers Only. Qualifying bet must be placed at odds of 2.0 or greater; £50 Free Sports Bet split into 5 bets of £10 each, valid on set events only; **Wager must be 40 times the Free Casino Bonus in order to withdraw winnings. Credit or Debit Card deposits only; Deposit and bet of £10 required within 7 days of opening new account, T&C apply.


£25 Bet Bundle

18+, T&C's apply. Cash stakes only. Min £10 stake required for initial £5 free bet. Min odds 1/2. Max £25 in free bets. Subsequent free bets equal 50% average of each of 3 qualifying bets. 13 bets required to receive full £25 free bet. Qualifying bet must be placed within 30 days of opening account. Free bet expires after 7 days. Payment method restrictions apply.


BET NOW
£25 Bet Bundle

18+, T&C's apply. Cash stakes only. Min £10 stake required for initial £5 free bet. Min odds 1/2. Max £25 in free bets. Subsequent free bets equal 50% average of each of 3 qualifying bets. 13 bets required to receive full £25 free bet. Qualifying bet must be placed within 30 days of opening account. Free bet expires after 7 days. Payment method restrictions apply.

Sports Calendar - Betting Fixtures