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Northumberland Plate (Heritage Handicap): Bartholomeu the Man

Northumberland Plate (Heritage Handicap): Bartholomeu the Man

3.35 Newcastle The historic Northumberland Plate takes place on Saturday in front of a capacity crowd at Gosforth Park, and the £150,000 event has once again attracted a full field of 20 runners, albeit last year’s winner Withhold has been taken out. Runners with a variety of profiles are entered here and, on the numbers, this has proven to be just about the most competitive handicap we’ve reviewed on the flat so far this season.  That said, we do have…

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Eider Handicap Chase Betting Tips: Skelton to Provide Our Betting Angel at Newcastle

Eider Handicap Chase Betting Tips: Skelton to Provide Our Betting Angel at Newcastle

2.40 Newcastle A race that is usually run in soft ground, this marathon test this time looks like suiting those with just a touch of pace about their game with the going described as good-to-soft on Friday and the sunshine not abating in Newcastle over the weekend. The Eider is as competitive as always but with a few horses either perfectly suited by this test or even set to improve, we’ve taken a view that these six are the ones…

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Northumberland Plate: Newcastle’s Natural Scenery To Suit Godolphin

Northumberland Plate: Newcastle’s Natural Scenery To Suit Godolphin

Several of last year’s principals travel to renew rivalries in this historic £150,000 handicap and it could be one who only just missed out who grabs the spoils this time. Handicapping is a big issue in this race, more so than the draw or previous two-mile form, and that may yet be enough to rule out several high profile runners such as Amazing Red and Lagostovegas. Here are six against the field who could all be a little ahead of…

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