Today's Racing News: Two runners, two days and 1,252 miles as Charlton looks for Newcastle double

Chepstow races
Chepstow has a good midweek jumps card today starting from 13:20

Morning race fans, it's Tuesday and on the hunt to find angles into today's action for punters is Daryl Carter...

"Trainer Roger Charlton is the furthest traveller for the second day running. He scored in this section yesterday with his sole runner at Newcastle and today makes the same 313 mile trip with his only runner..."

Welcome along to Tuesday, where it's more quantity over quality today. Chepstow is the pick of the meetings and holds an intriguing card, while Bangor-On-Dee is the sole other jumps meeting.

Those that are fans of the flat will be focused on Newcastle, Catterick and Curragh racing this afternoon on what is a relatively quiet day.

Money Talk

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

13:30 Catterick - Queen Spirit 13/2 into 5/1
16:30 Bangor - Sacre Coer - 8/1 into 6/1
16:35 Newcastle - Cuban Hope 16/1 into 8/1
17:10 Newcastle - Highway Grey 7/1 into 4/1

The market says LAY!

Which horse is the Betfair Sportsbook market suggesting to Lay?

16:30 Bangor - Could Be Trouble 11/4 OUT 10/3

Mark your card

The Betfair Sportsbook is paying extra places today!

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At Newcastle in the 18:10 MansionBet Beaten By A Head Handicap, trainer Mick Appleby will look for back to back wins in the race with Plastic Paddy 3.613/5, who takes a step up in grade under a six-pound penalty.

Trainer George Boughey and jockey Tom Marquand partner up in the 18:40 Heed Your Hunch At Betway Handicap with Another Dawn 5.04/1. Boughey has a 24% strike rate at this venue and a 25% strike rate when booking Marquand.

Jockey Hector Crouch has had just three rides at Newcastle for trainer Saeed bin Suroor and won on two of them (66.7%). Today they partner up with Global Walk 7.06/1 17:40 and Next Victory 6.511/2 18:40.

In Ireland at the Curragh, it's the Paddy Power Amateur Riders Derby at 14:20. Willie and Patrick Mullins can land back to back wins in the race with Micro Manage 2.89/5.

Handicap Debutants

At Chepstow, trainer Dan Skelton has a 25% strike rate with handicap debutants and runs Getaround 3.55/2 in the 16:15 Winning Post Bookmakers 35Years In Racing Novices' Limited Handicap Chase.

At Bangor-On-Dee, Harry Whittington has a strike rate of 40% with his handicap debutants and runs Poldark Cross 2.47/5 at 17:00.

In the 14:05 at Catterick, Rockley Point 15.014/1 will bid for his third success in the race after scoring in 2020 and 2018.

Trainer Paul Nicholls has a 100% record in the 17:20 Cazoo National Hunt Flat Race, scoring twice in the last three years. Today he saddles Henri The Second 3.55/2.

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Horses for courses

This section highlights horses that have won twice or more at today's tracks and could be in with a chance today.

14:05 Catterick - Rockley Point - Has won here twice (50%)
14:40 Catterick - Eye Knee - Has won here twice (50%)
15:15 Catterick - Obee Jo - Has won here twice (50%)
15:15 Catterick - Queen's Sargent - Has won here twice (100%)
16:00 Newcastle - Nataleena - Has won here twice (15%)
16:15 Chepstow - Eva's Oscar - Has won here twice (50%)
16:25 Catterick - Wade's Magic - Has won here twice (100%)
17:00 Bangor - Steel Wave - Has won here twice (29%)
18:10 Newcastle - Bringitonboris - Has won here three times (30%)
18:10 Newcastle - Traveller - Has won here three times (12%)
18:10 Newcastle - Plastic Paddy - Has won here twice (100%)

Weighted to go well

"Weighted to go well" highlights horses running that are more than 10lbs below their last winning handicap mark.

15:05 Chepstow - Dr Des - Has won off 120 runs off 109
15:15 Catterick - Redrosezorro - Has won off 80 runs off 66
15:23 Bangor - Mamoo - Has won off 100 runs off 90
15:55 Bangor - Little Light - Has won off 117 runs off 106
16:50 Chepstow - The Garrison - Has won off 105 runs off 92
18:40 Newcastle - Spartan Fighter - Has won off 78 runs off 68

Form Watch

This section highlights a trainer, owner or jockey who is in excellent current form and their runners or rides for the day.

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Trainer Ben Pauling has hit a good recent run of form and has been operating at a 24% strike rate in the last 14 days. Today he saddles five runners at Chepstow and Bangor-On-Dee.

Furthest traveller

Trainer Roger Charlton is the furthest traveller for the second day running. He scored in this section yesterday with his sole runner at Newcastle and today makes the same 313 mile trip with his only runner Dreambird 5.04/1 in the 16:00.

Race of the day

We head to Chepstow for today's feature race, the 16:15 Winning Post Bookmakers 35Years In Racing Novices' Limited Handicap Chase, where five of the six runners make their chase debut.

Getaround makes his chase/stable debut for Dan and Harry Skelton and shaped well on a couple of occasions for his former yard last term in Novice Hurdles.

However, he failed to progress in two handicap starts, so he will need to improve for going over the larger obstacles off this lofty mark of 134, and he looked like a non-stayer over hurdles on his last attempt at this trip (although that could have been a wind issue).

He is the likely pace angle, and that means he is dangerous to discount in races such as this, as he can force those behind to make mistakes on their first outing over fences.

Champagne Rhythm gets the services of Adam Wedge for the first time for this chase debut, and although he shaped well when a regular here at Chepstow last term over hurdles under five-pound claimer Isabel Williams, he could have done with stronger handling.

He is a horse that doesn't do too much once in front, so he will likely need to be delivered late on the scene, but he has some fair form to his name and looks on a workable handicap mark for this first chase start.

Eva's Oscar is the most experienced in the field, and although zero for four over fences, that will hold him in good stead in this contest.

He has scored twice at this venue over hurdles from four starts on both heavy and good to soft ground, so he is versatile and is weighted to go well five pounds below his hurdle rating.

In today's scenario, he must be a player at big odds, even if those at the top of the market are likely to improve past him at some stage.

Timeform's Dave Ord takes a look at Bangor and Chepstow on Tuesday

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The Timeform team offer up their NAP, NB and each-way shout for today's jumps racing.

Read Timeform tips here.

It could pay to side with Honor Grey

A tough day today, but Honor Grey appeals at the morning odds in the 15:05 Black And White Racing Club On Tour Handicap Hurdle from an each-way perspective.

Ben Pauling's six-year-old offered plenty to work on last season in Novice Hurdles. He bumped into some smart horses such as Flash Collonges, Threeunderthrufive and Champagnesuperover, all rated 134 plus.

Despite being no match for those rivals, he wasn't beaten far on any of those occasions, and his best effort came at Exeter over 2m5f on good ground on seasonal reappearance when shaping as though a step up in trip was on the cards.

He ran well below par on his final outing last season as Sandown on handicap debut off of this opening handicap mark of 115 but forgiving that, he had a progressive profile.

Fresh and up in trip today, he should have a big say in proceedings, and the market has underestimated his chances at a double-figure price.

Final Word

There was a good reaction on Twitter to the announcement of an additional column for Betfair - A road to Cheltenham ante-post column - each Sunday starting on November 7.

The idea behind the column is that together we build a Cheltenham Festival ante-post portfolio over the 20 or so weeks and take a closer look at some of the previous Saturday's big races.

I am looking forward to getting started, and hopefully, we will end in a healthy profit but until tomorrow, be lucky!

Follow Daryl Carter on Twitter @DarylCarter7

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