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Musselburgh Tips – Wednesday 8 November 2017

Jumps racing up at Musselburgh on Wednesday starts at 12.45pm.

We’ve got tips for each of the six scheduled races, below.

Musselburgh Tips – Wednesday 8 November 2017

CourseTimeOur TipRace TypeDist
MUSSELBURGH12:45 PMWaltz Darling (IRE)National Hunt Hurdle Handicap2m7f180y
MUSSELBURGH1:15 PMMullaghmurphy Blue (IRE)National Hunt Chase Handicap2m3f193y
MUSSELBURGH1:50 PMBeyond The CloudsNational Hunt Hurdle1m7f124y
MUSSELBURGH2:25 PMJohn Williams (IRE)National Hunt Chase Handicap1m7f182y
MUSSELBURGH3:00 PMVercingetorix (IRE)National Hunt Hurdle Handicap1m7f124y
MUSSELBURGH3:30 PMBright Prospect (IRE) NAPNational Hunt Chase Handicap2m7f170y

Our top tip at Musselburgh goes in the 3.30 last race, a chase handicap run over just under three miles: Bright Prospect. This Jackie Stephen trained 8yo gelding will be ridden today by Brian Hughes and has a great chance of lifting this one, despite carrying a top weight of 11-12.

The bookies agree and make this one favourite, with odds that have drifted a touch to 6/4. Is the best horse in the race, but is returning from 196 days off course, so needs to be fit and raring to go. Strength in betting would be a real positive, as it would demonstrate that connections think he’s 100% for today’s return.

By Robin Scott

Software developer, Robin Scott helps to run the Little Blue Pen website, in order to publish the product of two decades worth of software driven UK & Irish racehorse ratings.

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