Camelot Axed From Arc Markets
Camelot was taken out of the betting for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after his Triple Crown bid ended in failure.
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The 2000 Guineas and Derby winner was beaten into second place by 25/1 shot Encke in the St Leger on Saturday at Doncaster.
Trainer Aidan O'Brien was non-committal as to what would happen with the horse next following the race and most bookies duly removed the colt from their Arc list - he had been the favourite - leaving last year's winner Danedream as the favourite.
O'Brien said: "I'm not sure if he'll run again this year. If I thought there was a chance he was going to stay in training next season he might not run.
"But I don't know. It will be boys' (the Coolmore owners) decision.''
As the market was rejigged, William Hill, Coral and Boylesports were left offering a best of 9/2 about the German horse who won at Longchamp 11 months ago.
Orfevre, who runs on Sunday in France, was also shortened up considerably, Betfred and totesport offered 6/1 immediately after the race but that soon disappeared into 5/1.
Hill's initially left Eclipse winner Nathaniel at 7s but then dropped into line with the throng at 6s, while mare Snow Fairy, winner of the recent Irish Champion Stakes, is a general 7/1 shot now.
It's 12/1 bar.
Rory Jiwani, of Stan James, said: "With Camelot almost certain not to go to Longchamp, last year's heroine Danedream is our new 4/1 favourite with Japanese hope Orfevre 9/2 ahead of his run in the Prix Foy tomorrow.
"While three-year-olds have a fantastic record in the Arc, this year's Classic generation are far from a vintage crop. The highest on the list are two from Andre Fabre's yard at 12/1 with Last Train running tomorrow in the Prix Niel and Masterstroke the subject of sustained support in recent weeks."