Racing Tips | Sunday 10 February 2019

One race meeting on Sunday 10th February, at Punchestown in Ireland. Tips for every race are below.

A great start yesterday – three winners from three in the opening races – flattened out a little, so hopefully back to winning ways here.

Today’s Irish Racing Tips


1.45 P.P. Hogan Memorial Cross Country Chase (5yo+) 3m1f

Our ratings make this one a better chaser than hurdler, but we must forgive a string of poor efforts over the smaller obstacles this season. At a price of 100/1, take all the extra places you can get (for example, 20/1 to finish in the first 8 with bet365 – at 1/4 the odds a place, that is a 5/1 shot for beating 8 round, which represents an opportunity here). Four or five of this field are far from certain to be there at the finish, and a performance of this one’s best would see a very long price runner make the frame.

At the other end of the market, we think Josies Orders (IRE) is probably the best of them today, but the price (11/8) is prohibitive and not without risk.

2.20 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF Novice Hurdle (Listed Race) (4yo+) 2m

2.50 Punchestown Festival Ticket Deal Discount Maiden Hurdle (4yo+) 2m4f

3.20 David Trundley Artist At Punchestown Handicap Hurdle (4yo+ 80-109) 3m

3.50 Richard Maher Memorial Rated Novice Chase (5yo+) 2m

4.20 BoyleSports Grand National Trial Handicap Chase (Grade B) (5yo+) 3m4½f

4.50 Punchestown Festival 30th April To 4th May (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race (5-7yo) 2m

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