Horse Racing Tips

Timeform UK SmartPlays: Sunday 24 March

Horses running
There is jumps racing from Exeter on Sunday

"...he couldn't be in better hands and it would come as no surprise were he to land this on debut..."

Timeform on Southfield Harvest

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Exeter on Sunday...

Almost Gold - 14:40 Exeter

Almost Gold got back on track when third in a deeper contest at Newbury earlier this month after six weeks off. He was quietly backed that day, too, doing well under the circumstances, sticking to the inner throughout in a race in which the other principals all raced wide. There should be more to come from him and he is preferred to Stop The World, who should relish this stiffer test of stamina, whilst Ballybough Nora also makes appeal.

For Good Measure - 16:20 Exeter

For Good Measure is handicapped to win over fences and had a nice prep run over the smaller obstacles, taking a step back in the right direction at this course last time, so it could be that it all clicks for him today. He's preferred to Dusky Lark, who's form last time is strong, and another well-treated one in Fortunate George.

Southfield Harvest - 17:25 Exeter

Southfield Harvest is bred to come into his own once tackling obstacles, being closely related to the unreliable but smart hurdler/chaser Southfield Theatre and the useful hurdler/chaser Southfield Vic, but he couldn't be in better hands and it would come as no surprise were he to land this on debut. Story of Friends fetched £72,000 after his point win and is entitled to step up on his Warwick run.

Recommended bets

Minimum Bet Guarantee

Betfair's 'minimum bet guarantee' on all Class 1 and 2 races in the UK and Ireland - which means all customers are able to bet to win a minimum of £500 - has been extended to cover all races at selected meetings this week. T&Cs apply.


New customers only. Bet £10 on the Betfair Sportsbook at odds of min EVS (2.0) and receive £40 in FREE Bet Builders, Accumulators or Multiples to use on any sport. T&Cs apply.

Prices quoted in copy are correct at time of publication but liable to change.