Horse Racing

Horse Racing: St Leger Preview, Compare Betting Odds & Each-Way Tip

Ryan MooreThe St Leger is the final classic of the season and this renewal poses a challenge for punters with no clear market leader at Doncaster (3.35pm Saturday live on ITV).

Capri and Crystal Ocean lead the St Leger betting at 4/1 closely pursued by Defoe but most of the field have some claims. The grey Capri is rated 4lb ahead of the field at 120 and already has more …

Horse Racing: Haydock Sprint Cup Preview, Betting Odds & 33/1 Tip

Clive CoxThe Group 1 Haydock Sprint Cup run over six furlongs is the main event of the weekend this side of the Irish Sea (2.25pm, Saturday, live on ITV). Harry Angel is the 2/1 favourite and the one they all have to beat after his July Cup triumph but the testing ground is a concern.

This talented three-year-old son of more …

Horse Racing: Eclipse Preview & Each-Way Betting Tip

Olivier PeslierThe Group 1 Eclipse run over a mile and a quarter is the feature of Sandown’s impressive card on Saturday (3.35pm live on ITV). The Eclipse betting suggests that there is little to choose between the trio of three-year-olds that lead the market but there are a couple of older horses with decent claims to challenge them.

Ballydoyle’s Derby runner-up, Cliffs Of Moher, is more …

Ascot Gold Cup Preview & 8/1 Each-Way Betting Tip

James DoyleThe Gold Cup run over the marathon distance of two and a half miles at Royal Ascot is Thursday’s highlight (4.20pm live on ITV).

The current titleholder Order Of St George is the hot 10/11 favourite with Bet365 in the Ascot Gold Cup betting but, if he performs like Ballydoyle’s well-beaten market leaders on more …

Royal Ascot: Queen Anne Stakes Preview & 25/1 Each-Way Betting Tip

Frankie DettoriRoyal Ascot 2017 opens with a cracking curtain-raiser in the shape of the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes where Ribchester (best priced 4/5 with Bet365) heads the betting market for the one mile event on the straight course (2.30pm Tuesday, live on ITV).

Ribchester may be a genuine dual-Group 1 winning performer but it is worth this Queen Anne preview looking elsewhere in a more …

Epsom Derby Preview & Each-Way Betting Tip

Jim CrowleyThe 2017 Epsom Derby is an unusually open looking race with Cracksman and Cliffs Of Moher heading the market at 4/1 (4.30pm Saturday live on ITV).

Trained by John Gosden, Cracksman carries the same colours as his 2015 Derby winner Golden Horn but is yet to prove the level of his talent even though he is unbeaten in his more …

Horse Racing: Lockinge Stakes Preview & Betting Tip

Frankie DettoriThe Group 1 Lockinge Stakes run over a mile at Newbury for horses aged four and over is the highlight of Saturday’s card (3.30pm, live on ITV). Ribchester leads the Lockinge betting market at 13/8 but this is an interesting renewal with three runners rated within a couple of pounds of each other.

Ribchester was described as a more …

Horse Racing: 2,000 Guineas Preview & Betting Tip

Jim CrowleyThe 2,000 Guineas betting market is headed by Aidan O’Brien’s champion juvenile, Churchill at 11/8, but he is untried as a three-year-old and the recent trials have unearthed some very credible opposition (3.35pm Saturday, Newmarket, live on ITV).

O’Brien typically claims to be very happy with his Dewhurst and National Stakes winner, describing him as more …

Horse Racing: Bet365 Gold Cup Preview & Each-Way Betting Tip

Neil MulhollandThe Bet365 Gold Cup Handicap Chase at Sandown on Saturday provides the last big prize of the jumps season and Neil Mulholland saddles the three market leaders (3.35pm live on ITV). The cautious Mulholland will not be drawn on which one he prefers but Doing Fine is the favourite with punters at 9/2.

Doing Fine was narrowly beaten over more …

Scottish Grand National Preview & 33/1 Betting Tip

Fergal O'BrienThe Scottish Grand National Handicap Chase is one of the last big money races of the jumps season with £122K going to the winner at Ayr (3.55pm, Saturday, live on ITV). The current titleholder Vicente is strongly fancied at 8/1 but, while course and distance form is always a big plus, he has failed to impress this season.

Vicente tipped up two out in more …

Grand National Preview & 66/1 Each-Way Betting Tip

Venetia WilliamsThe Grand National at Aintree is always a challenge for punters and now that only decent horses make the cut, most of the field have claims (5.15pm Saturday, live on ITV). We have found a nice 66/1 each-way betting tip to bet on, but first we will preview the race and look at the chances of the main contenders.

The 11/1 joint favourite Vieux Lion Rouge seems more …

Feeling Brave? Our Lincoln Preview & 14/1 Each-Way Betting Tip

David O'MearaThe Lincoln is the first big handicap of the new turf season, run over a mile at Doncaster (3.35pm Saturday live on ITV4). The former market leader, Roger Varian’s Morando is out after suffering a setback leaving his jockey Andrea Atzeni free to partner Yuften, the unconvincing 9/2 favourite in the Lincoln betting.

Yuften has a tendency to more …

Cheltenham Festival: Gold Cup Preview & Betting Tip

Colin TizzardThree horses head the Cheltenham Gold Cup betting market at 7/2 with Bet365 but who will triumph in the highlight of the Festival (3.30pm Friday, ITV)? The former dairy farmer Colin Tizzard saddles two of them, Cue Card and Native River, whilst Ireland’s champion trainer Willie Mullins sends out the dual Gold Cup runner-up, Djakadam.

Mullins has been uncharacteristically upbeat about his more …

Cheltenham Festival: Stayers’ Hurdle Preview & 8/1 Betting Tip

Harry FryUnowhatimeanharry is a worthy favourite at 5/4 with Bet365 in the Stayers’ Hurdle betting but defeat is not out of the question in a field of this size and depth (3.30pm Thursday, live on ITV).

Yes, he has won all his eight starts for Harry Fry (pictured) and is well proven over course and distance but he more …

Cheltenham Festival: Champion Hurdle Preview & Each-Way Betting Tip

Henry De BromheadFor the first time in years the Champion Hurdle betting is not led by a Willie Mullins hotpot. Instead Alan King’s Yanworth is the 5/2 favourite with Bet365 in an unusually open renewal on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival 2017 (3.30pm Tuesday, live on ITV).

Yanworth has won his three starts this season but he is more …

Horse Racing: Grimthorpe Handicap Chase Preview & 12/1 Betting Tip

Sue SmithThe Grimthorpe Handicap Chase run over three miles two furlongs at Doncaster is the highlight of the day for punters who like a decent run for their money (3.35pm Saturday live on ITV4). Brian Ellison’s yard is performing well but his 11/4 favourite, Definitly Red, seems ungenerously priced especially as his jumping is far from perfect.

We last saw this eight-year-old struggling with more …

Horse Racing: Veterans Chase Preview & 9/1 Betting Tip

Paul NichollsSandown hosts the valuable final of the Veterans’ Handicap Chase series on Saturday (3pm, live on ITV4). The 6/1 favourite Dynaste holds minimal appeal, even off his lowest ever chasing mark of 145, as he seems unable to finish his races this season and this one is three miles.

Dynaste was last seen starting as more …

Horse Racing: Kauto Star Novices’ Chase Preview and Betting Tip

Sam Twiston-DaviesThe defection of Thistlecrack has made the Kauto Star Novices’ Chase the most interesting Grade 1 prospect for punters on Boxing Day (2.05pm, Kempton, live on Channel 4). The Irish raider Anibale Fly heads the betting market at 9/4 but there are reasons to oppose him.

Owned by JP McManus, this six-year-old is more …

JLT Long Walk Hurdle Preview & 10/1 Betting Tip

Harry FryThe talented Unowhatimeanharry has won his last six starts and is the 11/8 favourite in the JLT Long Walk Hurdle betting but this is not the cakewalk that his odds suggest (2.25pm Saturday, Ascot live on Channel 4). The unusually large field suggests that plenty of trainers think that it is worth taking him on.

Unowhatimeanharry is certainly useful. This eight-year-old son of more …

Horse Racing: Caspian Caviar Gold Cup Preview & 8/1 Betting Tip

Evan WilliamsThe Caspian Caviar Gold Cup Handicap Chase is the highlight for punters of Saturday’s card at Cheltenham (1.50pm Saturday live on Channel 4).

Bouvreuil, the 6/1  favourite, looks plenty short enough for a horse who has only ever scored in mud and has just two wins to his name. This five-year-old, owned by JP McManus, only more …

Horse Racing: Becher Chase Preview & 12/1 Betting Tip

Neil MulhollandThe valuable Becher Chase at Aintree, run over the fearsome Grand National fences, is a must for punters who like an open-looking handicap with joint favourites at 10/1 (1.35pm Saturday live on Channel 4).

The 11-year-old Alvarado trained by Fergal O’Brien for the Ruckers is one of them. This likeable chestnut is more …

Horse Racing: Hennessy Gold Cup Chase Preview and Betting Tip

David PipeThe Hennessy Gold Cup Chase at Newbury is one of the most prestigious handicaps of the season with a prize fund of £200,000 (3.10pm Saturday live on Channel 4).

Native River looks an extremely worthy leader of the Hennessy betting market at 6/1 for the Colin Tizzard yard. This tall six-year-old chestnut has found his perfect partner in Richard Johnson. He definitely benefits from more …

Horse Racing: Betfair Chase Preview & 8/1 Betting Tip

Richard JohnsonThe Betfair Chase at Haydock is an intriguing prospect for punters as the two market leaders both have questions to answer (3pm Saturday live on Channel 4).

The current titleholder and 13/8 favourite Cue Card was phenomenal last season, transformed by a wind operation and helped by improvements at the Tizzard yard, but he was a more …

Horse Racing: Charlie Hall Chase Preview & 10/1 Betting Tip

Colin TizzardThe Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby is the first major staying chase of the new jumps season and the current titleholder Cue Card is the hot favourite at 4/6 (3.20pm, Saturday live on Channel 4). Is defeat really out of the question? He has to pay the penalty for his former glories, shouldering 10lb more than some of his rivals.

His trainer Colin Tizzard (pictured) now benefits from more …

Horse Racing: British Champions Sprint Stakes Preview & 7/1 Betting Tip

James FanshaweKarl Burke’s star filly Quiet Reflection heads the British Champions Sprint Stakes betting market at 3/1 (2pm Saturday, Ascot live on Channel 4).

Quiet Reflection’s only defeat in her five runs this season was in the July Cup at Newmarket, she was beaten two lengths by Limato into third. Burke expressed his concerns about more …

Horse Racing: Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Preview & Betting Tip

Dermot WeldIt would be very difficult to oppose Postponed, the 7/4 favourite in the Arc betting, off level weights but the generous 8lb allowance for three-year-olds makes a look at his younger rivals worthwhile (3.05pm Sunday, Chantilly).

Seven of the past ten Arc winners have been beneficiaries of that allowance and there may more …

Horse Racing: Cambridgeshire Preview & 14/1 Betting Tip

Jeremy NosedaThird Time Lucky is the 8/1 clear favourite in the Cambridgeshire at Newmarket, strongly fancied to gain his second consecutive victory in this Heritage handicap run over nine furlongs (4.10pm, Saturday live on Channel 4).

His task is made easier by the defection of Firmament but the last horse to achieve back-to-back wins was more …

St Leger Preview & Betting Tip: Put Favourite To Sword at 12/1

Aidan O'BrienIdaho has every right to head the St Leger betting at Doncaster but 4/6 seems plenty short enough for a colt having his first try at this trip of a mile and six and a half furlongs (3.45pm, Saturday).

Trained by Aidan O’Brien (pictured), Idaho is certainly the classiest act in the line-up with impressive form over more …

Horse Racing: Goodwood Cup Preview & 11/1 Betting Tip

Gordon ElliottThe Goodwood Cup run over the marathon distance of two miles is the feature race on Thursday (3.10pm, Channel 4). The field includes three of the first four home last year and some interesting newcomers to the track to preview.

The betting market is understandably led by the current titleholder, Big Orange at 4/1. Trained by Michael Bell, this more …