Definition of ante-post in English:
(Of a bet on a horse race) placed at odds fixed at the time, and before the runners are known, on a horse thought likely to be entered: it might be worth having an ante-post bet the ante-post favourite
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- Then came the victory with Celestial Gold, who ironically was seen as a reserve for Johnson and Pipe's original first choice, Our Vic, the ante-post favourite for the race until he had to be withdrawn early last week with a muscle injury.
- North Light has been ante-post favourite for the race, although there has been considerable market for Grey Swallow, his conqueror in the Irish Derby.
- By the way, full marks to Irish bookmaker Paddy Power who will refund all ante-post bets on Irish-trained horses forced to miss Cheltenham due to the foot-and-mouth outbreak.
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