Barry Geraghty believes Bobs Worth has the right profile for the Cheltenham Gold Cup
Last Updated: 02/12/12 11:04am
Bobs Worth: Should be favourite for the Cheltenham Gold Cup
Barry Geraghty believes that Saturday's Hennessy Gold Cup winner Bobs Worth deserves to be the ante-post favourite for the Cheltenham Gold Cup in March.
Last season's RSA Chase winner, trained by Nicky Henderson, turned in a virtuoso display when defeating Tidal Bay by three and a quarter lengths.
Geraghty told At The Races: "The only concern I had was traffic and congestion (in a big field), but he took to it.
"He's a very easy ride. He just does as much as you ask him to do - nothing really flash - but every time you ask for a little bit of an effort, he delivers.
"He has the right profile (for the Gold Cup) - he's an RSA winner and is four from four at Cheltenham.
"There's every reason for Bobs Worth to be at the head of the market."