Today's Racing News: Rain turns markets dry in England, but Roscommon in full flow

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Pontefract host a highly competitive card for punters with their feature at 15:00.

It's Tuesday, and Daryl Carter is here to talk you through today's action, highlight any market movers that catch the eye, mark your card and head to Pontefract for today's race of the day.

"Roscommon has some interesting morning markets, with moves looking as though they may develop throughout the morning."

The calm before the storm as punters gear up for Newmarket's July Festival on Thursday with five meetings around the country on Tuesday.

Today's racing comes from Wolverhampton, Pontefract, Uttoxeter and Brighton, and Roscommon across the Irish Sea.

Money Talk

Money Talk continues to highlight the Betfair Sportsbook big-money moves to keep you in the loop. This section will now highlight market moves between 1:00 am and 9:00 am.

The markets have been quiet with an abundance of non-runners for the second day in a row, but Roscommon has some interesting morning markets, with moves looking as though they may develop throughout the morning. Races worth keeping a close eye on are 16:25 Viking Hoard, 16:55 Imminent Arrival and 18:25 Tom Mcgreevy who have all seen small amounts of money thus far.

14:10 Wolverhampton - Harmony Lil 10/3 into 11/4
17:35 Brighton - Breezyandbright 4/1 into 11/4
19:25 Roscommon - Not So Simple 3/1 into 15/8

The market says no!

Which horses at the head of the market are on the drift on the Betfair Sportsbook this morning?

17:55 Roscommon - Choir Practice 7/4 OUT 2/1
20:05 Brighton - Yanifer 7/4 OUT 9/4
20:35 Brighton - Anjella 4/5 OUT 11/10

Mark your card - Tuesday

The Betfair Sportsbook is paying out extra places in six races across the cards today, and you can find them here.

I found it very difficult to find many angles into today's races, so apologies if the info for potential winners in this section is a little light today.

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Usually seen in the National Hunt code, Evan Williams sends one of his very few flat recruits out at Brighton today in course winner Finvarra at 19:35.

He is one of the four-course winners at the seaside venue today but must take on two in the race in Hedging and Thomas Lanfiere, while Junoesque is a firm favourite in the 19:05.

At Uttoxeter trainer, Dr Richard Newland will bid for a third win in four years in the 17:45 Download The Free At The Races App Novices' Hurdle with I'm So Busy.

Trainer William Haggas will attempt an assault on the 16.30 Fillies' Novice Stakes at Wolverhampton with his representative Sea Oscar 9/4, a race he has won for the past two years.

Elsewhere on the Wolverhampton card, there are three races over six furlongs, 13:00, 13:35 and the 14:10, but contrary to popular belief, there is very little draw bias. In fact, the most profitable draw over this trip is stall 13.

Timeform hope to boost the bank at Brighton

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Timeform continue to bring their three best bets daily and today head to Brighton.

Read Timeform tips here.

Race of the day

Pontefract's going is now soft, and the 15:00 Weatherbys Bloodstock Pro Pipalong Stakes Listed Fillies' contest looks the pick of the races on Tuesday, with many of the runners having crossed paths previously.

The form horse is Agincourt, but with further rain due, she is not a guaranteed participant, and the race has an overall feel that an upset is due.

Waliyak sits top of the betting market with plenty of reasons to improve on her Royal Ascot third, in which she was denied a clear run on two occasions in the home straight.

That was her seasonal reappearance run, and the easy suggestion is that she is entitled to improve for fitness, but it's worth keeping in mind that her trainer would have had her fit and ready to run at the Royal meeting.

She is the obvious choice here after having, Dalanijujo, Declared Interest and Lights On in behind her on that run, and she is now better off at the weights with all.

She won't mind the soft ground, and there are very few negatives to her chances - all be it Stevie Wonder could pick her out, and racing is not usually this straight forward so tread with caution.

Jouska is an interesting runner after shaping as though this new trip is within her compass on a couple of occasions. She is not bred for it being by Cable Bay, but she gave positive signs in a strongly run race at Musselburgh last time behind an unbeaten improver when attempting to give her 13lbs.

I must admit the soft ground is a concern with her low swinging action, but she has gone well on it before, and she is weighted to go close if seeing out this 1m.

Dalanijujo was behind Waliyak at Ascot, but she was also denied a clear run and has been in front of her previously at York last season.

Although the figures suggest she has plenty to find, she is one of the few running over her correct trip.

You could argue that Waliyak, Declared Interest, and Domino Darling all want further while, Jouska and Agincourt may prefer seven furlongs, so she shouldn't be written off with an improving profile if Lights On is the standard-setter over this 1m.

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Newmarket ante-post look

With Newmarket's July Festival just around the corner, and the betting is starting to heat up. Our tipster David Cleary has taken an early look at the July Cup and offers up a 33/1 ante-post tip for Saturday's action.

Read David's tip here.

Final Word

I could not for the life of me find too much to get involved with today, so no "Tip Alert" and the markets have been unusually quiet this morning.

I think it's just one of those days, but as we go through the week, the racing really does come thick and fast with top-class action from Newmarket.

I am keeping my powder dry until then, but best of luck with whatever you are punting.

Until tomorrow, be lucky.

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