Horse racing suggestions: Exeter and Newcastle, Tuesday 21st January
After a profitable nap and our NB beaten by a nostril yesterday, Evan Williams leads today’s tips into battle at Exeter. Read on for our skilled picks.
They go jumps racing at Exeter at present, with Leicester’s card abandoned, whereas there’s an all-weather assembly from Lingfield which takes us into the early evening.
Our main choice is an Evan Williams runner who’s seeking to break his maiden at Exeter, whereas we fancy a Harry Whittington novice to return to successful methods following an look on the highest stage.
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Exeter 2:30 tip: Ring The Moon to record first success
After eight unsuccessful appearances on the observe, Ring The Moon goes into the ROA Owners Jackpot Handicap Hurdle (Exeter 2:30) as a maiden however this is a nice probability for him to achieve his first win.
The seven-year-old made his handicap debut at Ffos Las (2m4f) final month the place he produced his finest run yet. He completed second in the 11-runner contest, coming residence just 1¾L behind the winner on the Welsh track.
Ring The Moon has gone up 2lb for that effort last time but ought to still be off a mark which supplies him a great likelihood of victory.
Williams has opted to drop his horse down in distance for this latest appearance. As ever, Isabel Williams is properly worth the 7lb she is claiming to ride the horse.
There is prone to be more to come from the gelding over hurdles so back him at 5/2 to get his nostril in entrance for the first time.
Newcastle 5:15 tip: Oriental Lilly to document another C&D success
With five wins at Newcastle, together with a C&D victory, Oriental Lilly knows her way around the all-weather course at Gosforth Park. She can improve her tally within the Online Casino Apprentice Handicap (Newcastle 5:15).
The experienced mare’s last three runs have all come over this C&D. She was denied by simply ½L when second of 12 three begins ago, while last trip she hit the body again, ending third of thirteen.
2019 was a busy year for Jim Goldie’s runner so she is prone to have appreciated the few weeks she has had off since her final look in December.
No different horse on this field can match the type of Oriental Lilly at Newcastle so she is the one to aspect with on this apprentice handicap at 9/2 within the betting.