There’s not much that’s guaranteed in this life, and the things that are tend to be well-known.
You know: death, taxes, dodgy hangovers from mixing drinks, and Douvan winning the Queen Mother Champion Chase at 3.30pm tomorrow.
Ruby Walsh loves him, Willie Mullins loves him, so why wouldn’t Paddy Power love him, too?
The thing is, even your most half-baked, mustard-trouser-wearing tipster will know about Douvan, and it’s neigh on impossible to find much value in backing him.
He is, after all, more of a banker than the entire Rothschild clan.
Unless, of course, you bet with Paddy – some loon in our marketing