Today’s Horse Racing Tips & Odds – Friday, 29th October 2021

Friday's best horse racing betting tips from Newmarket and Wetherby

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Today’s horse racing tips for Friday are from Newmarket and Wetherby and there is some Listed action there for the day.

There are two over the jumps from Wetherby and some Fillies’ Stakes action to come from Wetherby.

It’s a good day of racing and there are six selections for the day.

So here are the best of today’s horse racing tips for Friday, 19th October 2021.

All times listed are GMT.

15:15 Wetherby Juvenile Hurdle Horse Racing Tip

Race Type: Listed juvenile hurdle
Age: 3 year olds only
Declared Runners: 82m

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This is a nice, interesting hurdle to kick things off for Friday’s racing tips and there are a few with a chance in this one.

PORTICELLO’s victory in France on his debut means that he arrives as a threat. Form from that run has been franked with the runner up having gone on to win.

SACRE PIERRE has won his two racetrack appearances and looks to be a lively prospect.

Those victories happened in juvenile hurdles at Uttoxeter and Cartmel. This is a tougher race, but Sacre Pierre looks like a player.

TOO FRIENDLY may get in this because he is match fit having run 25 days ago.

On his hurdles debut at Stratford, he got the win in the back, beating Oceanline who he re-opposes to on Friday, in that fixture.

There should be more to come. The same can be said of BATTLE ANGEL who won her debut which was over course and distance two weeks ago.


Ones to watch: TOO FRIENDLY 7/2, PORTICELLO 6/4

* (odds recorded 17:24 GMT on 28th October 2021 at 888sport)

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15:%0 Wetherby Handicap Chase Horse Racing UK Tips

Race Type: Listed handicap chase
Age: 4 year olds plus
Declared Runners: 11
Distance: 2m 3f

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ECLAIR D’AINAY should rate as a danger in this one if he turns up sharp for what is his appearance. He finished the previous campaign in cracking style.

There were two wins over the fences for him last season and he went close at Kelso and Uttoxeter in his final two runs last season.

More development is expected from David Skelton’s charge.

MAGIC SAINT is also back from a long break during which he has had wind surgery.

Last winter he produced a stunning victory on a 2m trip at Cheltenham in a handicap.

While he didn’t add to that, he ended the last campaign on a high, taking a runner up finish in a strong race back at Cheltenham. Magic Saint is one to watch in horse racing betting.

Former Grade 2 winner GALAHAD QUEST piques some interest as well on his reappearance.

He got off the mark at the third time of asking over the fences with a score at Haydock on his final run of last season.

Galahad Quest has more to deal with here having an extra 6lb, so more is needed. But he may not be a forlorn hope on Friday.


Ones to watch: Eclair D’Ainay 5/1, Magic Saint 9/2

* (odds recorded 17:24 GMT on 28th October 2021 at 888sport)

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16:25 Wetherby Handicap Chase Horse Racing Tips & Odds

Race Type: Class 3 handicap chase
Age: 4 year olds plus
Declared Runners: 9
Distance: 1m 7f

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FINISTERE has made some steady if not specular progress this season. He was sent into his chase debut just over two weeks ago (also his reappearance).

There was a fourth-place finish from him at Huntington on a long two and a half mile trip.

The shorter trip on Friday may pull Finistere back into this.

Last year’s winner of this race was BALLYVIC BORU who can’t be dismissed. He is now down 7lb from that score.

There was a run over course and distance for Ballyvic Boru two weeks ago and finished last of four. This is a wide-open contest and he may not be totally out of this.

FONTAINE COLLONGES won her last run, which was at Leicester in January. That was a 2m success so she does have the stamina in her.

She comes in for her reappearance and she may be able to feature as well even though she faces stiff opposition.


Ones to watch: Finistere 9/2, Ballyvic Boru 7/2

* (odds recorded 17:24 GMT on 28th October 2021 at 888sport)

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14:40 Wetherby Handicap HUrdle Horse Racing Betting

Race Type: Class 3 handicap hurdle
Age: 3 year olds plus
Declared Runners: 10
Distance: 2m

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RESTANDBETHANKFUL appears to be one of the front runners for this contest after continuing in some fine form this season.

Back in the summer, he picked up a couple of victories, benefitting from having had a wind op.

Restadnbetthankul missed out on a hattrick on his latest run. That was at Chepstow three weeks ago, but is 1lb down and rated as a danger.

SON OF RED has gone well over the hurdles as well as on the flat so he is a good versatile and strong contender.

He was not quite at his best a month ago on the level at Lingfield. But it was a run that keeps him in shape and fresh and has a chance.

HERBIERS may be worth another look. He misfired three weeks ago on his reappearance at Chepstow.

He went down early on the first flight. Herbiers was in great shape last season and won at Sandown in April over the timbers and is not to be dismissed if he gets things together and settles.


Ones to watch: Herbiers 7/1, Son Of Red 10/3

* (odds recorded 17:24 GMT on 28th October 2021 at 888sport)

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14:40 Newmarket FIllies’ Stakes Horse Racing Odds

Race Type: Listed
Age: 2 year olds only
Declared Runners: 13
Distance: 6f

Race Preview

The quality in this Fillies’ Stakes at Newmarket on Friday runs deep with a lot of big players who could take this.

DESERT DREAMER is a course and distance winner and was last seen in a Group 2 run in France. She took third there, showing some excellent form three weeks ago.

Desert Dreamer is a good consistent sort and should be involved.

BENEFIT has won her two racetrack appearances and scored at Leicester 17 days ago for her latest.

Benefit put in a commanding finish in that one and there should be a lot more to come from her.

PENNINE HILLS brings a little more experience to the table.

She scored at Fairyhouse in the summer and was in the Killavullan Stakes at Leopardstown two weeks ago in which she claimed an excellent runner up spot.

York winner BARBANERA got that score impressively on what was her second racetrack appearance. That was a big step forward for her. If she builds on that, she may feature.

Tip: BENEFIT 4/1

Ones to watch: Desert Dreamer 23/1, Barnabera 8/1

* (odds recorded 17:24 GMT on 28th October 2021 at 888sport)

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15:40 Newmarket Handicap Horse Racing Tip

Race Type: Class 3 handicap
Age: 3 year olds plus
Declared Runners: 10
Distance: 1m 2f

Race Preview

This is another strong contest for the day with plenty of big players to look through. MOVING LIGHT makes his reappearance after more than a year away.

He bagged a couple of wins last season but signed off with a below-par effort at Wolverhampton.

He looks like a quality prospect still however and could be worth taking a chance on.

NEPTUNE SEAS was not seen to give his best effort at Epsom on his latest run. The course didn’t fit him well and it showed.

So that will have been a disappointing run after having scored in a Nottingham novice in his previous race.

SOTO SIZZLER can be kept on the shortlist. A really slow pace at Sandown did nothing for him on his latest, which was 69 days ago.

He is a useful handicapper and may be able to get in the mix with Ryan Moore in the saddle.


Ones to watch: Soto Sizzler 7/1, Neptune Seas 5/1

* (odds recorded 17:24 GMT on 28th October 2021 at 888sport)

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