An array of National Hunt stars will provide some enthralling action over the weekend and the major highlight of the weekend will come at Haydock Park as a plethora of elite staying chasers will lock horns in the Grade 1 Betfair Chase at 3:00pm.
Cue Card was victorious in the race 12 months ago beating Dynaste and Silviniaco Conti with aplomb and that classy triumvirate will do battle again, whilst you can't discount Taquin Du Seuil and Menorah who are top class on their day and should play their part.
Elsewhere on a cracking card from the Lancashire venue, The New One will aim to bag his second win of the season and the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained charge will be sent off a red-hot favourite for the Betfair Price Rush Hurdle at 1:50pm, whilst Nicky Henderson's Volnay De Thaix will look to carry top weight to victory in the ultra-competitive Betfair Fixed Brush Handicap Hurdle at 2:25pm.
Ascot will host a terrific jumping alternative on Saturday and the unbeaten Neptune winner Faugheen will make his seasonal reappearance in the Coral Hurdle at 2:40pm and Willie Mullins raider will be aiming to cement his place at the top of the Champion Hurdle ante-post market.
Al Ferof will bid for back-to-back wins in the Amlin 1965 Chase earlier on in the afternoon at 2:05pm and he will face a stiff test from the likes of Old Roan winner Wishfull Thinking and the Henderson-trained Rajdhani Express in what is another cracking Graded race on a mouth-watering afternoon of action over the sticks.
Silviniaco Conti (2pts Win) - Haydock Park 15:00
We will be aiming to continue our winning ways after some decent winners over the last couple of months.
Some mouth-watering chase events will take place over the next couple of months and a stellar line-up of potential Cheltenham Gold Cup candidates will do battle in the Betfair Chase at Haydock Park, whilst the Hennessy Gold Cup will be the star attraction at the end of the month at Newbury in another thrilling betting heat.
Cue Card was a fine winner of the Betfair Chase 12 months ago and the Colin Tizzard-trained raider will bid for back-to-back wins on Saturday in what will be a thrilling renewal of the Haydock Park showpiece, which should provide some Gold Cup clues.
Silviniaco Conti will attempt to return to winning ways, with David Pipe's Dynaste and the Jonjo O'Neilll-trained Taquin Du Seuil just another couple of class acts that could take their place in the Grade 1 event at the weekend.
Fingal Bay was one of the stars of the Cheltenham Festival and the red-hot team of Philip Hobbs and Richard Johnson will aim to launch into the limelight again on November 29 with the Pertemps Final winner in what will be a top notch renewal of the Hennessy Gold Cup.
The Newbury showpiece is always one of the star attractions of the National Hunt campaign and a host of classy performers will do battle with the likes of Djakadam and Smad Place another notable duo.
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.Horse Racing Tips
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