Welcome to Tuesday! Our man Daryl Carter is on hand to guide you through all the racing action up and down the country on the eve of the York Ebor Festival.
"Back on a more conventional track and in this much weaker contest (on paper), it's hard to ignore his claims, and he is easily the most progressive of the three-year-olds in the field."
There are plenty of punting pointers for Tuesday below, but first, you need to know where you can claim your cash. Wolverhampton and Hamilton are your afternoon cards while Carlisle and Leicester claim the evening action.
Sligo is the sole Irish meeting on Tuesday and hosts jump racing today.
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 market says no!
Which horses at the head of the market are on the drift on the Betfair Sportsbook this morning?
Mark your card - Tuesday
The Betfair Sportsbook are paying extra places on five races today!
Trainer Michael Bell has been in fine form in the last 14 days and has scored with four of his 19 debutants at Wolverhampton (21%).
He has booked Oisin Murphy (25% on AW together) for debutant Heartbreaker 2.255/4 in the 14:35 Sky Sports Racing HD Virgin 535 Fillies' Novice Median Auction Stakes.
Trainer Richard Fahey's form figures in the 13:15 EBF Maiden Stakes at Hamilton read 1, 3, 1, 4, 3, 2 he saddles Buckshaw Village 5.59/2.
Trainer Sir Michael Stoute has a rare runner at Carlisle in the 19:05 MansionBet Proud To Support British Racing Fillies' Novice Stakes with Swoon 2.01/1, and he scored on his last visit to this venue, which was the first since 2019 - see the stat of the day.
At Sligo, trainer Willie Mullins has two runners and is operating at a 40% strike rate in the last 14 days with six winners from his last 14 runners. He saddles Valley Breeze 6.05/1 at 17:45 and Champagne Problem 2.01/1 at 19:45.
At Leicester the Marcus Tregoning pair Rawyaan 3.613/5 in the 16:55 and Zuhair 3.185/40 in the 18:55 will prove popular, but the trainer is zero for six with his two-year-olds at this course (first mentioned) and hasn't had a winner at the track since 2018 (one for ten).
Horses for courses
This section highlights three horses that have won twice or more at today's tracks and could be in with a chance today.
Weighted to go well
"Weighted to go well" highlights horses running that are more than 10lbs below their last winning handicap mark.
19:35 Carlisle - Irreverent - Has won off 87 runs off 77
Trainer Hughie Morrison travels 373 miles from his base to Hamilton with Legendary Day in the 15:25. This is his sole runner on the card.
Timeform hoping for a boom at Wolverhampton
The Timeform team continue to bag the winners, and they are looking to set you up for the week with three of their best from the all-weather.
Race of the day
Hamilton's 15:25 Book Our On-Site Hotel Scottish Trophy Handicap looks like a right Tuesday treat. A highly competitive field of 12 will go to post, and three-year-olds have won four of the last six.
Six-year-old Platinum Card is heading the market when writing and saddles a five-pound penalty for his impressive victory in a three runner race at Ayr eight days ago.
He is very much on the upgrade and has a Maiden win here back in June under his belt. Although he has won on quick ground connections wouldn't want to see it dry up too much as he seems much more at home on a softer surface.
This mark of 90 in a more competitive environment asks another question, and giving seven pounds to some progressive three-year-olds won't be easy.
It was a lot to ask of Legendary Day to make his first attempt at Newmarket and upped to Class 3 company, a winning one, but he ran with extreme credit to finish third.
That was just his fourth turf start, and the handicapper has left him on the same mark, and the fifth and ninth have both given the form a boost.
Back on a more conventional track and in this much weaker contest (on paper), it's hard to ignore his claims, and he is easily the most progressive of the three-year-olds in the field.
In receipt of seven pounds from his elders, he can continue his progression today and can claim back our Newmarket cash. He is a recommended bet (again).
Just Hiss is dangerously well-handicapped, and he shaped as though a return to form was imminent at Thirsk when rallying late on. It's interesting connections switch out a claimer for a more experienced jockey.
This is his time of year, and he is now seven pounds lower than his last winning handicap mark. Should he take to this course, he could be a big danger but may lack the speed of his younger rivals (I hope).
Get ahead of the field with extra York content from Betfair
David Cleary still keen on ante-post tip in the Nunthorpe.
See all the race cards and results on the Betting.Betfair.com website - there really is no other place to be.
Betfair ambassador Ryan Moore will provide his thoughts all week exclusively to our website, and you can find those in this column or here.
Top tipster Kevin Blake will be looking to land some value throughout the week, and his column can be found here.
Rhys Williams, our daily tipster will also be on the hunt for value at York, so be sure to visit his page here.
While Al Dudman will continue to bring his big priced enhanced doubles each day. They can be found in this column or here.
That should have us all set for an excellent week at York, be prepared for this column to be angled around the Ebor Festival for the next three days.
Lots of hard work to come from me, so I best get started!
Until tomorrow, be lucky!
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