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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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King To Reign On Tyneside With Victory In The Eider

King To Reign On Tyneside With Victory In The Eider

With 25 fences to jump over an extended four miles, in heavy ground no less, this is going to be a true test for these Grand National hopefuls and not one for the feint hearted. There are plenty in with chances but all things being equal the race should come down to this half of the field. Eider Handicap Chase (Class 2)   4m½f Vinnie Lewis This is a hell of a test for the prospective favourite, a 7yo with just…

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