There’s a cracking card at York Racecourse on Saturday 12 October and that includes the ‘Free Bets For Lengths With Coral Handicap’ that is due to run at 5pm.
There are twelve horses entered for the race and this includes Rubenesque who is half-owned by FreeBetting.co.uk and the runner has been having an amazing season, with the seven-year-old stepping up in class for this latest outing.
Rubenesque won at odds of 6/1 when beating Forewarning at Pontefract last month, while the horse then followed this up with a more impressive victory on the all-weather track at Newcastle Racecourse.
The horse returned at odds of 10/1 on that occasion and it’s noticeable that the price has drifted on both occasions, with punters likely to be able to back Rubenesque at a big price for the run at York.
This is a Class 3 heat and Orin Swift is the most highly-rated horse in the race according to Racing Post rankings, although Aircraft Carrier and Arrowtown are the charges that carry the maximum official rating of 90.
Rubenesque owner Andy Bell also owns FreeBetting.co.uk and is looking forward to the horse’s attempt to make a hat trick. Bell said: “He’s done nothing but win since we bought him this year and it’s now time to see if he can perform well at a higher standard. We know this is his distance and the horse has been doing well in training.
“Realistically, a place would be a fantastic achievement given the relative strength of the field, although we won’t know how good he is until after the race.”
Rubenesque is trained by Tristan Davidson and the horse originally sprang from Ireland where it raced at Tramore and Killarney among other courses before the horse switched to Gemma Anderson’s yard.
From there, the horse now finds itself based in the north with Davidson, while Jason Hart will be on board for the second time after the same jockey steered him to success at Newcastle.