Bet of the Day: Nicky Henderson trixie at Doncaster worth a punt

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A Nicky Henderson trixie at Doncaster appeals this Tuesday with the Seven Barrows handler having three live contenders in the second, third and fourth races.In the extended 2m 4f maiden hurdle (13:35), Craigneiche is strongly fancied by bookmakers to resume winning ways.This six-year-old Flemensfirth gelding scored a comfortable summer success on his racecourse debut in a Market Ras...

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Bet of the Day: Parma an obvious punt over Lecce on Monday

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Parma beat Lecce odds are of obvious interest this Monday given their renaissance and revival.This side, who boasted a legendary 1990s vintage in Serie A, have risen link a phoenix from the ashes of their subsequent struggles.Parma sit in the top half of the Italian top flight above AC Milan on goal difference having played fewer matches.It is a remarkable transformation from th...

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Punchestown preview: Andy Dufresne can go one better in Moscow Flyer

Horse Racing

Andy Dufresne has a big reputation, so can justify it and favouritism by capturing the 2m Grade 2 Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle for trainer Gordon Elliott and owner JP McManus at Punchestown on Sunday (14:40).This six-year-old Doyen gelding is an Irish point and bumper winner who also landed his bow over the smaller obstacles in style on reappearance.That came at Navan over 2m 4f where...

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Fairyhouse preview: Us And Them each-way value in Dan Moore

Horse Racing

The Grade A Dan Moore Handicap Chase over 2m 1f is the big betting race in Ireland at Fairyhouse on Saturday (14:10).Us And Them looks each-way value in a typically competitive renewal now down in trip and fitted with blinkers.Trained by Joseph O’Brien, this second season chaser is only from 11 over fences, but that doesn’t tell the full story.The seven-year-old son of Stowaway ...

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Warwick preview: Harry Senior holds solid claims in Leamington Novices’ Hurdle

Horse Racing

The progressive Harry Senior looks decent value to take the step up into Grade 2 company in his stride and land the spoils in the 2m 5f Leamington Novices' Hurdle at Warwick on Saturday (14:25).After shaping with plenty of promise when fourth on hurdling debut at Chepstow, this Colin Tizzard trained five-year-old ran a cracker when headed close home and beaten 1 3/4 lengths by Sporting ...

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Silviniaco Conti Chase preview: Top Notch taken to retain Kempton crown

Horse Racing

Top Notch looks a worthy red-hot favourite to land back-to-back runnings of the 2m 4f Grade 2 Silviniaco Conti Chase at Kempton on Saturday (14:05).Trained by Nicky Henderson, this nine-year-old is an ultra-tough and classy dual purpose performer who has a tremendous 64 per cent strike rate over fences with nine victories in 14 starts over the larger obstacles.He ran really well fir...

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Bet of the Day: Blades and Hammers fancied for Friday score draw

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A score draw between Sheffield United and West Ham appeals most in their Friday Night Football encounter.The Blades dropped home points to Watford when last in Premier League action at Bramall Lane on Boxing Day.Away defeats to Liverpool and last season’s champions Manchester City are understandable, but this Hammers team are now managed by David Moyes again. A return to West Ham ha...

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2020 Queen Mother Champion Chase entries: Dual winner Altior among 31 in two-mile chasing showpiece

Horse Racing

Dual winner Altior heads 31 Queen Mother Champion Chase entries for the two-miler chasers' championship contest and the highlight of day two at the Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday, 11 March.The Patricia Pugh owned 10-year-old was awesome when landing the 2018 running by seven lengths from Min.Altior then powered home on the run-in last year to defend his crown beating Politologue b...

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Classic Handicap Chase preview: Lots to like about Le Breuil in Warwick staying feature

Horse Racing

Le Breuil shaped really well last time out, so having been eased in the weights looks decent value at 8/1 with 888Sport to land the 3m 5f Grade 3 Classic Handicap Chase at Warwick on Saturday (15:00).This Ben Pauling trained eight-year-old developed into a smart novice chaser last season when winning twice and posting some really solid efforts in defeat.They included when runner-up ...

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Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle preview: Progressive Notre Pari the punt at Kempton

Horse Racing

Trainer Olly Murphy has returned to form with a vengeance, so Notre Pari has leading claims of providing him with a big race winner in the Listed 2m 5f Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle at Kempton on Saturday (14:40).This six-year-old ran well to finish runner-up in his sole start in an Irish point, after which he was purchased by leading owner JP McManus and sent to join Murphy.He then sha...

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2020 Ryanair Chase entries: Last three winners all accept but three-quarters of field have other Festival options

Horse Racing

Three-quarters of the 44 total 2020 Ryanair Chase entries are also in either the Queen Mother Champion Chase or Cheltenham Gold Cup at the Festival.This, coupled with the presence of the last three winners of the extended 2m 4f Grade 1 test among those accepting, suggests that plans remain up in the air for many horses.A dozen past Cheltenham Festival winners could line-up in the Ry...

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Bet of the Day: Sumkindofking has a Grand chance at Catterick

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Sumkindofking looks decent value at 7/1 with Unibet to land the feature race at Catterick on Thursday, the 3m 6f North Yorkshire Grand National Handicap Chase (14:40).This Tom George trained nine-year-old has a 50 per cent win and place rate over fences, having won three times and hit the frame on five occasions in 16 starts.He scored twice last season with the last of those success...

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Bet of the Day: Leicester to beat Villa in Carabao Cup first-leg tie

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With the identity of one Carabao Cup finalist already pretty clear, the all-Midlands clash in the other semi-final has a fairly obvious favourite, while still retaining the possibility to shock neutrals. All signs point to Leicester City, who play at home in tonight’s first leg, progressing to the final over the course of the 180 minutes against Aston Villa, particularly in light of the vis...

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2020 Cheltenham Gold Cup entries: Al Boum Photo heads 31 horses in Festival blue riband race

Horse Racing

Al Boum Photo heads 31 horses among 2020 Cheltenham Gold Cup entries after those who accepted for the blue riband event of steeplechasing at the early closing stage were revealed.That total is the lowest for at least a decade in the Cheltenham Festival’s showpiece race - one fewer than in 2016.A maximum field of 24 can contest the Gold Cup, so only seven of the potential field would...

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OpenOdds Darts Round Up – 8th January

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Welcome back to the OpenOdds Darts Round Up - the first to be published in a world in which Peter Wright is PDC World Champion. After the best part of three weeks’ darting at the Alexandra Palace, the Scottish star delivered a performance of some nerve to triumph over bookmakers’ favourite Michael van Gerwen. We’ll have all the details on their confrontation later in this piece. We’ll also ...

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