PUNTERS all over could be holding onto extremely valuable betting slips – after bookies revealed which Cheltenham Festival fancies have slashed in price.
The blockbuster Christmas racing period saw a surge of activity in the ante-post markets.
And with 11 weeks to go until the biggest four days in the racing calendar, punters were quick to hoover up the last remaining bits of value.
Of course, it's highly unlikely ALL of the ante-post favourites will win.
And we have seen some big reversals, such as former 13-2 Supreme second favourite Jet Powered go all the way out to 33s after flopping spectacularly at Newbury.
But, as ever, the cream appears to have risen to the top.
Here, we ask two bookies which horses they have seen the most support for.
Barry Orr, Betfair
Following Jet Powered's disappointing run in Newbury, in the Supreme, Facile Vega is now odds-on 8-11 from evens, without leaving his box!
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Also in the Supreme, Rare Edition has halved in price, 10-1 from 20-1, following some tipping lines recommending him as a good each way bet.
Hermes Allen was cut to 7-2 following his Challow win but has hardened to 11-4 as confidence grows about Paul Nicholls' charge in the Ballymore.
And in the Champion Hurdle, Vauban is now 9-1.
Punters seem to think he is the one most likely to improve enough to join stablemate State Man as viable opposition to the Constitution Hill.
Check out all of Betfair's Cheltenham Festival ante-post markets on the Sportsbook and Exchange.
Paul Binfield, Paddy Power
Willie Mullins' James Du Berlais is one of the notable market movers in the Turners' Novices' Chase.
His 15-length demolition job at Fairyhouse on New Year's Day has seen him go from 12s to 8-1.
While The Real Whacker, who looks to love Cheltenham, is 10-1 from 12-1 for the Brown Advisory following his win in at the track last Sunday.
He was sent off 10-1 outsider and kept on well to win by three-and-a-quarter lengths.
Meanwhile, Allegorie De Vassy has hardened to 13-8 fav from 9-4 for the Mrs Paddy Power Mares' Chase.
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And in Paddy Power’s Mares Hurdle, Marie's Rock is 3-1 fav from 7-2.
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