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Today’s Racing Tips – Saturday 28 October 2017

There’s plenty of racing this Saturday afternoon and evening, with flat turf meetings at Doncaster, Newbury and Leopardstown, and some good class National Hunt racing at Cheltenham and Kelso.

Saturday will finish with a card of eight all weather flat races in the Midlands at Wolverhampton under lights.

We’re run all the entries through our computerised race prediction software to make the suggested tips for every race. See them below, sorted in time order. The naps for Saturday are at the bottom, too, our top four tips.

Today’s Racing Tips – Saturday 28 October 2017

CourseTimeOur TipRace TypeDist
NEWBURY1:10 PMLamb ChopFlat Turf1m
KELSO1:15 PMThe Delray MunkyNational Hunt Hurdle2m51y
LEOPARDSTOWN1:25 PMNew To Town (IRE)Flat Turf7f
NEWBURY1:40 PMPrestbury Park (USA)Flat Turf Handicap6f
DONCASTER1:45 PMMutaaqebFlat Turf6f2y
KELSO1:50 PMSome Reign (IRE)National Hunt Hurdle2m51y
LEOPARDSTOWN1:55 PMFull Moon (IRE)Flat Turf7f
CHELTENHM(NW)2:00 PMSonneofpresenting (IRE)National Hunt Chase Handicap3m1f
NEWBURY2:15 PMDanehill Kodiac (IRE)Flat Turf1m4f
DONCASTER2:20 PMAl Hajar (IRE)Flat Turf Handicap7f6y
KELSO2:25 PMMahler Bay (IRE)National Hunt Chase2m7f96y
LEOPARDSTOWN2:30 PMDamselfly (IRE)Flat Turf Handicap7f
CHELTENHM(NW)2:35 PMArthingtonNational Hunt Hurdle2m87y
NEWBURY2:50 PMDream Today (IRE)Flat Turf7f
DONCASTER2:55 PMLawless SecretFlat Turf Handicap1m3f197y
KELSO3:00 PMAs De Mee (FR)National Hunt Chase Handicap3m2f39y
LEOPARDSTOWN3:05 PMMaking Light (IRE)Flat Turf7f
CHELTENHM(NW)3:10 PMTheflyingportrait (IRE)National Hunt Chase Handicap1m7f199y
NEWBURY3:20 PMWeekend Offender (IRE)Flat Turf Handicap1m2f
DONCASTER3:25 PMSaxon Warrior (JPN)Flat Turf1m
KELSO3:35 PMCivil Unrest (IRE)National Hunt Hurdle Handicap2m51y
LEOPARDSTOWN3:40 PMHasselnottFlat Turf Handicap7f
CHELTENHM(NW)3:45 PMHolly Bush Henry (IRE)National Hunt Hurdle Handicap2m7f208y
NEWBURY3:55 PMSunday Smart (IRE)Flat Turf7f
DONCASTER4:00 PMSpring Loaded (IRE)Flat Turf Handicap5f3y
KELSO4:05 PMWhatsthestoryman (IRE)National Hunt Chase Handicap2m7f96y
LEOPARDSTOWN4:15 PMApple Anni (IRE)Flat Turf1m1f
CHELTENHM(NW)4:20 PMMidnight ShotNational Hunt Chase2m3f166y
NEWBURY4:30 PMDream Of Camelot (IRE)Flat Turf1m
DONCASTER4:35 PMJallotaFlat Turf7f6y
KELSO4:40 PMJust ChillyNational Hunt Hurdle Handicap2m6f151y
LEOPARDSTOWN4:50 PMTudor City (IRE)Flat Turf Handicap1m4f20y
CHELTENHM(NW)4:55 PMRobbin’Hannon (IRE)National Hunt Hurdle2m7f208y
NEWBURY5:05 PMBybrookFlat Turf Handicap1m4f
DONCASTER5:10 PMHajjamFlat Turf Handicap7f6y
KELSO5:15 PMExit To FreedomNational Hunt Hurdle Handicap2m6f151y
LEOPARDSTOWN5:20 PMCurly Girl (IRE)Flat Turf1m
CHELTENHM(NW)5:30 PMPure Affection (IRE)National Hunt Flat Race2m87y
WOLVHMPTN(AW)5:45 PMRapid RangerFlat All Weather Handicap6f20y
WOLVHMPTN(AW)6:15 PMToolatetodelegateFlat All Weather5f21y
WOLVHMPTN(AW)6:45 PMOregon GiftFlat All Weather Handicap1m1f104y
WOLVHMPTN(AW)7:15 PMSir DylanFlat All Weather Handicap1m4f51y
WOLVHMPTN(AW)7:45 PMBig Time Maybe (IRE)Flat All Weather Handicap5f21y
WOLVHMPTN(AW)8:15 PMMidsummer KnightFlat All Weather6f20y
WOLVHMPTN(AW)8:45 PMGolden GuestFlat All Weather Handicap7f36y
WOLVHMPTN(AW)9:15 PMLogi (IRE)Flat All Weather Handicap7f36y

Top Four Tips – Saturday’s Naps

As the jumps season kicks into gear, our top four tips are all National Hunt runners:

CourseTimeOur TipRace TypeDist
CHELTENHM(NW)3:45 PMHolly Bush Henry (IRE)National Hunt Hurdle Handicap2m7f208y
CHELTENHM(NW)2:35 PMArthingtonNational Hunt Hurdle2m87y
KELSO3:35 PMCivil Unrest (IRE)National Hunt Hurdle Handicap2m51y
KELSO4:05 PMWhatsthestoryman (IRE)National Hunt Chase Handicap2m7f96y

Our selections today are all available at great prices, as we use objective measures to make race predictions, based on the stopwatch. This is not always going to be 100% successful, particularly where novices are concerned, but it can point to over-priced runners, which is just where the above sit.

One good example is Arthington, which runs in a four runner event, the 2.35 at Cheltenham. This one put in a really nice performance to win a similar race at Plumpton in September, but failed to recreate that level under a double penalty last time out in a two runner affair at Worcester. Today at level weights, that Plumpton win signifies this one has put down the best performance of this field. A price of 25/1 seems, therefore, to be a little on the long side.

Top tip for Saturday is Holly Bush Henry in the 3.45, also at Cheltenham, for trainer Phil Middleton. Today’s 7lb claimer, jockey Fergus Gregory, makes this one the best weighted runner on Saturday. There’s a big difference between having the best chance and actually winning, though, but at 11/1, this one looks to be an excellent each-way opportunity for those who’ll be watching the racing this Saturday.

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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