Today's Racing News: Hollie can prove a profitable Geste at Brighton

Punters can reap rewards at Brighton today.

Market movers, mark your card; Daryl Carter highlighted a stack of winners yesterday and is here to talk you through today's racing and offer some invaluable punter info across the cards.

"Hollie Doyle now gets the leg up, and her record on this horse, all be it on the all-weather, reads 2, 3, 4, 1, 1, 2, 1."

It's Tuesday, and yesterday's column banged in a fair few winners but on to today's offering. Racing comes from Brighton, Hamilton, Roscommon, Stratford and Chepstow.

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.

14:30 Brighton - Beau Geste 7/2 into 3/1
17:30 Stratford- The Bull Mccabe 9/2 into 3/1
18:00 Stratford - Coole Well 7/1 into 9/2
19:40 Roscommon - Layfayette 9/2 into 5/2

The market says no!

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

18:00 Stratford - El Borracho 15/8 OUT 7/2
18:30 Stratford - Drumlee Watar 6/4 OUT 15/8

Mark your card - Tuesday

The Betfair Sportsbook are paying extra places on seven races today across the country, and you can find them here.

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Hamilton host an excellent card with the 15:50 Stay At Hampton By Hilton Almada Mile Handicap, the day's feature race. Trainer Mark Johnston has won the race for the past two years with three-year-old's who receive 10lbs from their elders, and he saddles the sole three-year-old in the field with Headingly this time around.

Elsewhere on the Hamilton card, Kevin Ryan is a trainer to keep on side with a 20% strike rate. He has four runners on the card 14:15 Smullen, 14:45 Depp, 15:20 Prince Of Pearls and 16:50 Cottam Lane.

Prescott out to repeat the feat with handicap debutant?

Over at Chepstow, trainer Sir Mark Prescott will attempt to land the 20:20 County Marquees Chepstow Handicap and keep up his 100% record in the race with Polar Ice.

He won in 2018 with a very similar type on handicap debut, who also won off a break, so any market support may be notable.

Trainer Joseph O'Brien is out in force at Roscommon today and bids for a third successive win in the 19:40 Lenebane Stakes Listed event with his unexposed once raced Point Nepean.

National Hunt trainer Colin Tizzard will have his first flat runner at Chepstow today in the opening 17:50 race. The trainer has had just ten runners in this code for which he has failed to grab a winner, but books Tom Marquand for the ride aboard Star Of Valour, who sports the first time tongue-tie on his first start for the yard.

Tip Alert

Over at Brighton, in the 14:30 Racing With Pride Handicap, trainer Tony Carroll has entered two runners in the last ten years and won with both.

His representative Beau Geste is completely unexposed on turf, having been ridden by the amateur jockey's in four starts since 2019. Hollie Doyle now gets the leg up, and her form figures on this horse, all be it on the all-weather, read 2, 3, 4, 1, 1, 2, 1.

He handled this track well when a staying on fifth of nine on his penultimate start over seven furlongs before running two keenly under an inexperienced rider at Newbury. This is a drop back into a class six, and he is three pounds lower than when winning under this rider at Wolverhampton.

Timeform hoping for a fairytale ending at Roscommon

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The Timeform team are out to bag a few winners over in Ireland, and you can see their three best bets here.

Read Timeform tips here.

Race of the day

Easily the best race of the day comes from Hamilton in the 15:50 Stay At Hampton By Hilton Almada Mile Handicap, so let's shed some light on the contest.

Stunning Beauty will look to put the Royal Ascot mishap firmly behind her as she has her sights lowered here and is rightfully heading the market.

She is entirely unexposed and has a substantial piece of Doncaster from her first start back in the UK, and her record is now a perfect three for three if ignoring her latest run.

The form of her debut romp at Newmarket suggests she could be group material, and her connections have expressed that she "could be a group one filly".

This mark of 96 is well within reach, and she has strong claims, especially if getting a soft lead.

Headingly is the sole three-year-old in the field and in receipt of a 10lbs weight-for-age allowance.

He has shown clear signs of ability in six starts, but also a not so straight forward attitude, hence the first time application of the blinkers.

His only poor effort came on heavy ground, so any rain would be a concern, but even allowing for his trainer's record in the race and his weight allowance, he will need to take a step forward on what he has achieved thus far.

Chichester is turned out quickly under a five-pound penalty for his narrow success at Carlisle last week.

He is another who doesn't look entirely straightforward, so his cheek-pieces need to work for a second time (he looked reluctant to win last time).

A strongly run mile will suit him so expect him to travel and trade short on the run-in.

Nick's daily double is 20/1!

Nick heads to south coast venue Brighton today, and his daily double has been boosted by the Betfair Sportsbook.

Read the daily double here.

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Bunbury Cup betting as Newmarket's July Festival approaches

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Seventy-three entries have been made for the Bunbury Cup at Newmarket's July Festival next week, and the race looks as hot as ever.

A total of seven entries for three-time winning trainer Richard Fahey but the market is headed by William Haggas' Ametist 8/1, who will saddle a six-pound penalty along with his closest market rival and Royal Ascot winner Perotto 10/1.

No winner bigger than 16/1 in the last ten years, so it may pay to get stuck in early.

Final Word

I could not agree more with trainer David Menuisier when he came out and said that trainers need to stop moaning about prize money when they don't enter their horses.

Saturday's Coral-Eclipse is a fine example. We will likely have a field of five with Wonderful Tonight not due to run unless Noahs Ark sails by Sandown.

Three-year-olds get a ten pounds weight advantage, yet we only have two entered, and sixth place is worth £8,100, yet we will go to post with five, and this race is open to those with a BHA handicap mark of 80 or more.

Dreadful turn out really for such a high profile race. How on earth do you market this sport when it's like this.

Until tomorrow, be lucky.

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