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Guide To Saturday’s Racing

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Saturday August 11th 2018 - 07:34

We have another bumper Saturday in store today, with no less than ten races live on ITV4, the bulk coming from the feature meeting at Ascot. The Shergar Cup certainly divides opinion, but it’s an interesting days racing that gives us a first-hand look at some of the worlds best jockeys. Away from Ascot, the feature race of the day is the Group 3 Rose Of Lancaster Stakes, with several improving three-year-olds aiming for the prize. You can find our ITV Racing Tips on site now as we look forward to another good day of action!

Zaaki aiming to give Sir Michael history in the Rose Of Lancaster

Sir Michael Stoute is currently the joint leading trainer for the Rose Of Lancaster Stakes, training three winners of the contest. He’ll be looking for a history-making fourth win in the contest with his progressive Zaaki, who bids to turnaround a defeat by Communique on twelve-pound better terms. Let’s not forget, Mark Johnston has also claimed this contest on three occasions, so he too could make history today. That said, his Communique looks to have a very difficult task given he now meets Zaaki on equal terms, as he still would be receiving five pounds if this was a handicap.

You can view of Rose Of Lancaster Stakes tips on site now!

Some of the world’s best congregate for the Shergar Cup

It’s certainly not everyone’s cup of tea, but the Shergar Cup does provide us with something different. Four teams of jockeys will be competing to claim this year’s Shergar Cup, with some fantastic international jockeys making the journey over to Ascot. Japanese legend Yutaka Take, the ‘Magic Man’ Joao Moreira and eight-time German Champion Jockey Andrasch Starke are just a handful of the brilliant riders who fill out this year’s card.

You can view our Shergar Cup Guide here, along with a team tip!

Going Reports

Ascot – Good, Good to Firm in places

Ayr – Good, Good to Firm in places

Chelmsford – Standard

Cork – Good, Good to Firm in places

Haydock Park – Good to Firm, Good in places

Kilbeggan – Good

Lingfield – Good

Newmarket – Soft

Redcar – Good to Firm, Good in places

Market Movers

1.10pm Redcar – Notthewhitehart (20/1 into 17/2)

Saturday’s Tips

We’ve rattled the crossbar twice this week with our accas and we’ll be hoping to put that right on Saturday with our Accumulator Tips. Our Best Bet of the Day continues to roll forward and we’ve got another at a good price today, check our Nap Of The Day Tip now!

Stat Of The Day

If you backed all of Hugo Palmer’s horses at Haydock this year, you’d be in a massive profit of £67.60 to level stakes. Five of his fifteen runners have been winners and he has three on Saturday –

Rashdan (1.55)

Unforgettable Filly (2.30)

Fajjaj (3.30)

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