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Ascot Gold Cup Tips 2013

Thursday 20th June – Ascot Gold Cup Tips 2013

The best known Group 1 race of Royal Ascot is upon us and here is our expert panel’s Ascot Gold Cup Tips 2013 analysis. The race is for four-year-olds and over, is run over a distance of two miles, four furlongs and has prize money of £250,000. Race date and time: Thursday, June 20th at 15:45.

Ascot Gold Cup Tips 2013: Dependable Bets

These horses are at short priced odds but for good reason; They are almost certain to feature at the finish line. Rite of Passage is highly fancied but these horses are likely going to be right in the mix at the finish. Over this distance anything can happen and a winner should come from one of these and a place is surely a good bet:

1- Simenon Best odds at: Bet365
2- Estimate Best odds at: BetFred
3- Saddler’s Rock Best odds at: William Hill

Ascot Gold Cup Tips 2013: Better Odds

Bigger odds can be had with a little more of a risky bet and any of these have a great shot at grabbing a place or a surprise win. They would also bring in a healthy return for those willing to put their money on them and in a big field such as this you could include the likes of Top Trip and Number Theory in with these selections but here are the stand-outs:

1- Earl of Tinsdal Best odds at: Bet365
2- El Salvador Best odds at: BetVictor
3- Last Train Best odds at: Bet365

Ascot Gold Cup Tips 2013: Outsiders with a Chance

Very big odds can be had on any of the following horses that could become the surprise package of the 2013 Ascot Gold Cup if they managed to grab a placing. Winning might be considered a complete shock for some of these horses judging by the odds but these few could just manage something special on Thursday at 3:45:

1- Aaim To Prosper Best odds at: William Hill
2- Repeater Best odds at: BetFred
3- Number Theory Best odds at: Bet365

Ascot Gold Cup Odds 2013: Runners

RunnerBet365Paddy PowerWilliam HillBetFredBetVictor
Rite of Passage13/26713/213/2
Saddlers Rock87878
High Jinx1210111011
Times Up1210121112
Colour Vision1414141214
Last Train1414141414
Earl of Tinsdal1616101618
Top Trip1616161618
El Salvador3333333333
Aaim To Prosper5050405050
Model Pupil5033332833
Number Theory5040404040

The Ascot Gold Cup odds above are correct up to race day, and change frequently leading up to the race. Check at bookmakers’ sites for current odds.

Ascot Gold Cup Tips 2013 – Further Information

This really is the biggest race of the entire five day meeting in a lot of people’s eyes and certainly attracts the most betting.  This could be because the Gold Cup is one of the longest races of the Flat season, and a massive test of staying power.  Recent winner Yeats won the race an incredible for times in succession from 2006 through 2009.  Will another long term champion emerge?  The Gold Cup (the race does not officially include the word Ascot in it) is the first leg of the Stayers’ Triple Crown, which is followed by the Goodwood and the Doncaster Cups. Remind yourself of the previous year’s race to see if it might influence your thinking on our Ascot Gold Cup Tips 2013:

Last Year’s Ascot Gold Cup Result

Horse/SP Draw Jockey
1st Colour Vision 6/1 5 F Dettori
2nd Opinion Poll 5/1 3 M Barzalona
3rd Saddler’s Rock 9/2 4 J Murtagh

This Ascot Gold Cup Tips 2013 as part of the Royal Ascot Betting Odds review ends here – good luck with your Gold Cup selections for Thursday’s highlight race.