Talking Horses: Today’s best bets plus our tipping competition

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York racecourse hosts the Epsom Derby winner, Australia, on day one of the top-class Ebor meeting today. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Today’s best bets, by Chris Cook

For almost every Derby winner, the day comes when they take on older opposition and punters have to decide, on the basis of very little reliable evidence, whether they feel this particular Epsom hero is up to the task. The betting market seems to love Derby winners until their limitations are exposed, so I tend to find myself trying to oppose them and that’s how it is today with Australia, a 4-6 shot for the Juddmonte International at York.

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