Horse Racing Tips: The best bets and insight for British Champions Day

  • Max Liu
  • 3:00 min read
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We're all set for a fantastic afternoon of racing on British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday and here we round-up the best bets from our experts and insight from our ambassadors...

Kevin Blake: "I would have Mishriff as favourite over Magical in the Champion Stakes."

Saturday ITV Racing Tips - Tony Calvin's six to back on British Champions Day

Resident big price tipster Tony Calvin gives his thoughts on every Champions Day race at Ascot, along with his six tips.

He says: "Alternative Fact also handled deep ground well when winning at Haydock in July, and his confirmed stamina over 1m2f could come in very handy here, so I think he has to be included on anyone's shortlist."

Alternative Fact at 16/117.0 or bigger in 16:15

Ryan Moore - Views on his six rides at Ascot

The Betfair Ambassador won't offer any tips as such but what you will get from him is unrivalled insight into his rides' chances at Ascot.

Ryan says: "Magical comes here after a great success in the Irish Champion last time, where she beat Ghaiyyath, with the Arc winner Sottsass back in fourth, and we know she handles soft ground."

15:40 - Magical

Ascot Champions Day Tips: Kevin Blake

Our racing columnist Kevin Blake discusses the card and explains why he thinks he's spotted a big-priced bet in the opening race.

He says: "His effectiveness on testing ground is also proven as he put up his best performance of last season when winning on heavy ground at Newbury in his final outing of the campaign."

Back Trueshan @ 16/1

Champion Stakes- Timeform's runner-by-runner guide

Timeform bring you their comprehensive runner-by-runner guide to Saturday's Champion Stakes at Ascot and pick out their 1-2-3.

There's good news for Ryan Moore as TF say: "It's hard to look past last year's winner, who has had this race as her target since defeating Ghaiyyath in the Irish Champion. A repeat of that form would make her very much the one to beat here, especially as we know that testing conditions hold no fears for her."


British Champions Day bets from the Racing...Only Bettor team

Get a bumper batch of bets as host Hugh Cahill is joined by Kevin Blake and Betfair's Barry Orr on the Racing Only...Bettor podcast to discuss British Champions Day. And listen to the show!

Kevin says: "I would have Mishriff as favourite over Magical in the Champion Stakes."

Back Mishriff in The Champion Stakes at 15:40

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