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Park Bids For RP Trophy Glory, As Old Roan Chase Shines At Aintree

Andrew Balding's Elm Park was last seen landing the Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes and the progressive Phoenix Reach colt will attempt to build on that effort on Saturday in Doncaster's Racing Post Trophy, which is one of the feature events of the day at 3:50pm.

He will have some notable juveniles to beat and Aidan O'Brien has won this race seven times before and he will unleash a dual-pronged attack in the shape of Jacobean and Aloft, whilst Sir Mark Prescott's Celestial Path is another smart two-year-old bidding for Group 1 glory.

The National Hunt season continues to click into gear and Aintree will host a cracking fixture over the jumps and the highlight comes at 3:00pm with last season's JLT Novices' Chase runner-up aiming to land victory in the Old Roan Chase, where he will meet the likes of Module and Rajdhani Express in the 2m 4f contest.

Chepstow will host some decent alternative racing over the sticks and Nicky Henderson's exciting Son Du Berlais will aim to build on an eye-catching debut at Newton Abbot by winning the Persian War Novices' Hurdle at 3:35pm, but last week's Cheltenham winner Vicente and Alan King's The Pirate's Queen are a brace of lively players.

Newbury will have a decent seven-race card on the level and Richard Hannon will saddle three runners in the Group 3 Horris Hill Stakes at 1:50pm with Lexington Times appearing to be his primary player, whilst Saeed Bin Suroor's Sky Hunter will be the one to beat in the Group 3 St Simon Stakes at 2:20pm.

Saturday's Tip

Jacobean (1pt Win) - Doncaster 15:50

We will be aiming to continue our winning ways after some decent winners over the last couple of months.

Future Racing - National Hunt season to click into gear

As the Flat season comes to a close the National Hunt campaign will begin and we are set for a terrific few months of top quality jumping action.  A host of top notch races will take place over the next few weeks and the Paddy Power Gold Cup and Betfair Chase will be two notable contest taking place in November.

Racing Post Trophy - Classy juveniles set for Doncaster

One of the two-year-old highlights of the season will take place on Saturday afternoon as the Racing Post Trophy will see a host of star juveniles head to Doncaster to try and bag Group One glory in what is always an informative renewal for the 2000 Guineas next season.

Elm Park has progressed into a top quality performer and is one of the star attractions in the entry list, whilst you can't discount Aidan O'Brien who has won this race six times during his illustrious career and he will saddle some exciting runners.

Racing Post Trophy


Old Roan Chase - Aintree returns with cracker

Aintree will open its gates for the first time this season and they will provide some thrilling National Hunt racing with the Old Roan Chase the feature event on Saturday afternoon, which is a race that has often thrown up a top class winner in the past.

This year's renewal appears no different and the 2m 4f Merseyside showpiece will see a host of elite trainers unleash some of their stable stars for what should be a cracking spectacle for jumping aficionados to enjoy on a superb weekend's racing over the sticks.

Old Roan Chase


Horse Racing Tips - Jacobean to bag RP glory for O'Brien

Our resident tipster Steve Chambo will be filtering through the form guides to gain those all-important winners, whilst racing presenter Tom Lee's Horse Racing Tips will be a regular addition to the tipping zone.

So, keep in touch with our tips section, as there is often a selection for the major races as they come along and they could be worth following.

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Bookmakers Racing Offers - Racing Post Trophy Odds

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