Harzand 40kb

Harzand Backed To Complete Derby Double

Epsom Derby winner Harzand has strengthened further as the favourite to land the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on Saturday and is now 10/11 from 5/4.

Dermot Weld’s son of Sea The Stars and Hazariya is followed in the market by Aidan O’Brien’s Idaho, who finished third to Harzand in the Epsom Derby.

Idaho suffered a drift today ahead of Saturday’s race and now features at 2/1…

…having been cut into 6/4 from 9/2 following the withdrawl of US Army Ranger.

O’Brien has three other challengers in the race made up of Port Douglas (16/1), Shogun (40/1) and Claudio Monteverdi, who is priced at 50/1.

Ed Dunlop’s Red Verdon is the sole British entry and is available at 10/1. Making up the rest of the field are Jim Bolger’s Moonlight Magic (12/1) and Stellar Mass (33/1) and Dermot Weld’s other entry Ebediyin, who is a 50/1 shot.

*Prices correct at time of publication.