Saturday racing tips feature selections from Newcastle and Newbury, which include the Grade 1 Fighting Fifth Hurdle.
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Newbury racing tips
12:15 p.m.: Lucia 2/1
Nicky Henderson is lucky to pick up a few wins on Saturday and if that were to happen, it’s Lucia who could kick things off at Newbury.
Henderson got off to a great start to the big meetings this weekend with Jet Powered breaking away to win by 11 lengths here on Friday afternoon and that could be more or less the same from his promising filly.
Luccia, by The Gurkha, won by 17l in her second flat race at Sandown in March and has had the summer to prepare for a hurdling career that looks full of potential after two races and two wins.
12:45 p.m.: Thyme Hill 5/4
Difficult to dismiss the best Thyme Hill trained by Philip Hobbs in this chase of the 2nd year novices.
The eight-year-old has an excellent record over the hurdles and has already taken the fences very well with a big run of over 3m earlier this month.
Paul Nicholls sends both Gelino Bello and McFabulous and with the shape of his horses it wouldn’t be a shock to see either of them take on a challenge, but for sure it will be straightforward for Thyme Hill to a good price.
1.55: Beijing Rose 6/1
The seven-year-old coached by Fergal O’Brien is easy to imagine in his second run since wind surgery.
The combined break with surgery saw him enter his first race of the season as a 5/2 favorite and is coming off a short header to win.
He could come out of it well and has experience in quality business and against tough opponents early in his career, including Stage Star and Knappers Hill.
3.05: Remastered 8/1
The Coral Gold Cup is clearly the highlight of the Newbury meeting with 16 riders set to take on the good Berkshire ground.
Several riders are racing for the second time after wind surgery and could see an improvement over the 3m2f trip this time around – with Remastered trained by David Pipe potentially well weighted and ready to build on the 4l win on the bridge from Milano to Aintree.
He’s up 11 pounds for that win over hurdles but can return to the fences in great shape and 3 pounds lighter than a respectable fourth at Haydock’s Peter Marsh in Grade 2 in January.
Newcastle Running Tips
2.10: Constitution Hill 1/4
On Saturday, the Fighting Fifth Hurdle will dominate talk and betting as Constitution Hill takes on stablemate Épatante over 2m in the Tier 1 contest.
The Cheltenham Festival Supreme winner was as high as 7/4 earlier in the week in the early ante-post awards, but is now a high-odds favourite, with a staggering 170 rating.
He’s been hammered into patronage over the week and even more so as the end draws near.
He’s a horse that made headlines at the festival in March, and has the ability to switch gears at Nico de Boinville’s request and could be really special if he wins as expected.
All odds correct at time of writing
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