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Coleman evens favourite to take conditional title
AIDAN COLEMAN has been installed the evens favourite with Blue Square to win the British conditional jockeys' title.
Coleman, who this week partnered the Venetia Williams-trained Stan to a wide-margin success in the Grade 3 skybet.com Chase at Cheltenham, sits one clear of his nearest rivals DonalFahy and last season's winner Brian Hughes on the 34 winner mark.
Blue Square have that pair in at 7-2, with David England (28 winners) and Jack Doyle (26) both on 12-1, along with Rhys Flint who sits some way behind on 14 winners.
Felix De Giles, who has ridden 22 winners so far this season, is quoted at 25-1 and the competition ends on the final day of the season, April 25.
2008/09 British conditional jockeys' title betting
Blue Square (win only) Evens Aidan Coleman, 7-2 Donal Fahy, Brian Hughes, 12 David England, Jack Doyle, Rhys Flint, 25 Felix de Giles