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SkyBet Handicap Chase (Listed Race): Ravenhill on the Road to Doncaster Glory

SkyBet Handicap Chase (Listed Race): Ravenhill on the Road to Doncaster Glory

3.15 Doncaster We have a hugely competitive renewal of this race here and we could well be going at least 5/1 the field come the off.  Plenty of the major yards are represented this time with at least ten holding some sort of winning chance you’d feel, though we’ve managed to narrow this lot down to a shortlist of six we believe we can separate from the field. Azzerti It’s not certain that Alan King’s 8-year-old is going the right…

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November Handicap: Collide to Smash into Bookies in Flat Finale

November Handicap: Collide to Smash into Bookies in Flat Finale

3.15 Doncaster We’re hoping against hope that the finale of the British flat season gets the go-ahead after some heavy rain around Town Moor in recent days, and with the November Handicap set to go off on heavy ground if the green light is given it presents even more of a headache to punters.  That said, we reckon this half-dozen have it what it takes:  Birds Of Prey This would be some story for the Nicholls camp; eminent National Hunt…

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SkyBet Handicap Chase: Willie the Boy in Great Yorkshire Chase

SkyBet Handicap Chase: Willie the Boy in Great Yorkshire Chase

3.30 Doncaster Otherwise known as the Great Yorkshire Chase, this valuable three-mile handicap is often abandoned or run in testing conditions but this year we have genuine good ground for the 11 runners to skip over.   Here are the top six in the race as we see it: Art Mauresque Paul Nicholls knows his way around these tough handicaps and in Art Mauresque he has a proper contender once again. He was well beaten behind Charbel twice over shorter…

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November Handicap: Order Of Succession Leads To Royal Line

November Handicap: Order Of Succession Leads To Royal Line

3.15 Doncaster The last big betting heat of the season on the Flat comes at Donny on Saturday as the November Handicap rounds off a great year in style. A big field of 23 look set to go to post and given the prospect of good ground we shouldn’t expect too many surprises this time, though in what is a hugely competitive race nothing is taken for granted with six named against the field. Racecard Contenders Birds Of Prey Fresh…

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