Northumberland Plate Tips

One of the most competitive handicaps of the season – The John smith’s Northumberland Plate – comes from Newcastle tomorrow and it will be an historic day at the North East track. This is always a big day for the racecourse, but this year will be the first time the Plate is run on the new all weather tapeta surface. …

Investec Derby Tips

The biggest flat race in the world – the Investec Derby – comes from Epsom on Saturday afternoon and we look set for one of the most competitive renewals in recent years. Some will argue this isn’t a vintage Derby, but I don’t think you can judge it yet and it might be that we have a few superstars in …

Investec Oaks Tips

The feature race on day one of the Investec Derby Festival from Epsom is the Investec Oaks. This is a Group 1 open to three-year-old fillies’ and it is the third classic of the year. A field of ten will go to post for this contest over a mile and a half and it is sure to be a cracker. …

2,000 Guineas Tips

The National Hunt scene has taken centre stage this week with the Punchestown Festival, but the Flat is certainly back this weekend as the first Classic of the season, the QIPCO 2,000 Guineas Stakes, comes from Newmarket. This is a Group 1 race held over a mile on the Rowley Mile and as always, we have a superb field for …

Betfair Hurdle

Saturday 13th February, 3.35pm, Newbury The feature race taking place tomorrow is the Betfair Hurdle, which is a Grade 3 handicap coming from Newbury. It is one of the most valuable handicaps of the season with £155,000 up for grabs and as always, there’s a competitive field here with 22 runners set to go to post. There’s a pretty short …

Scilly Isles Novices’ Chase

Saturday 6th February, 2.25pm, Sandown We’ve got Grade One action coming from Sandown tomorrow with the Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices’ Chase taking place. This race is held over two miles and four furlongs and horses that do well in this can often go onto compete in the JLT Novices’ Chase. The horse leading the way in the market right …

Sky Bet Chase Tips

Saturday 30th January, 3.15pm, Doncaster There’s a cracking card from Doncaster tomorrow and the feature race is the Sky Bet Chase, which is a Listed contest held over three miles. 15 runners will head to post in this extremely competitive encounter. Paul Nicholls has the favourite in this one with Le Mercurey, who is a 6/1 shot and was a …

Cleeve Hurdle Tips

The feature race coming from Cheltenham tomorrow is the Galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle, which is a Grade 2 held over a distance of three miles. This is, as you’d expect, a regocnised trial for the World Hurdle at the Festival and the horse leading the way in that market and indeed in this race is Thistlecrack. Colin Tizzard’s runner is a …

Peter March Chase Tips

One of the feature races from Haydock tomorrow is the Peter March Chase, which is a Grade 2 Handicap held over a distance of three miles. There are 13 runners set to go to post here and it looks to be a competitive renewal. Reve De Sivola heads the market here and he is interesting now going back over fences. …

   Saturday 22nd January, 3.00pm, Ascot The big race taking place from Ascot tomorrow is the Sodexo Clarence House Chase, which is a Grade One held over two miles. There is a field of just five competing here, but it is of the highest quality. The winner of this has gone onto win the Champion Chase at Cheltenham in the …