Chester

Advanced analysis and news on the Chester races from Coral Sports. Tips and predictions from a selection of highly regarded sports journalists.

Racing Tips: Can Lah Ti Dar hold off Kew Gardens for Leger glory?

| 15.09.2018

Odds, tips and preview for St Leger day The final Classic of the season takes place this afternoon, as Lah Ti Dar, Kew Gardens and 10 others do battle in the 242nd running of the St Leger from Doncaster. ITV will be on hand to cover every millisecond of the famous 1m 6f test, alongside two races from Chester and a further three from Yorkshire. The Coral News Team have previewed it all with their I... more...

Racing Tips: Can Take Cover and Awesometank blast to victory?

| 01.09.2018

Saturday racing preview, odds and tips The St Leger isn’t far away, but it’s all about Sandown, Chester and Beverley in-front of the ITV cameras this afternoon. Ed Chamberlin and co. will be parked up at the Esher course for four cracking renewals, including the Atalanta Stakes and the Solario Stakes. And with contests including the Beverley Bullet and Chester Stakes in-between, it’s sure to be an... more...

Bet of the day: Sunday’s racing

| 06.08.2017

Shining the spotlight on Chester Sunday’s horse racing schedule doesn’t give us the glamour of Glorious Goodwood, but there’s plenty to keep Coral punters busy, with UK and Irish meetings scheduled at Chester, Market Rasen and Galway. We aim to brighten up your weekend with a winner, and our race-by-race selections from Chester should point you in the direction of a profit. Pick out your favourite... more...

Bet of the day: Gabrial The Tiger to tame Chester rivals for Fahey

| 31.07.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | July 31, 2016 Coral’s bet of the day Fahey gelding Tiger a back-to-back course and distance winner this term Gabrial going for four-timer in hands of jockey McNamara Race rival Ice Slice has never run at Chester before Gabrial has eye of the Tiger Gabrial The Tiger has put together some fantastic form for trainer Richard Fahey and jockey Adam McNamara this summer... more...

Chester tips for Friday: Cook Islands is Dee one to beat

| 06.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 6, 2016 Cook Islands can sail to success in Dee Stakes Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has an excellent record in the Dee Stakes and Cook Islands looks to hold leading claims of providing him with another winner of the 1m 2f Listed contest on the final day of Chester’s May Festival (14:40). The Ballydoyle handler has won the race five times, including three of the last ... more...

Hymn to call the tune in Huxley Stakes at Chester

| 05.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 5, 2016 Western Hymn hot stuff in Huxley Stakes Western Hymn can make the most of the weight he receives from Cannock Chase to provide trainer John Gosden with back-to-back successes in the Group 3 Huxley Stakes at Chester (14.40). The Newmarket handler saddled Maverick Wave to land the spoils 12 months ago, and in Western Hymn has a classy sort who is a three-time winner in th... more...

May Festival: All eyes on US Army Ranger in Chester Vase

| 05.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 5, 2016 US Army Ranger ready to rock in Chester Vase US Army Ranger looks a worthy odds-on favourite to land the Group 3 Chester Vase (15.10) on the second day of the May Festival at the Roodee racecourse and cement his position at the head of the ante post betting for Investec Derby. The Aidan O’Brien trained colt is currently 4/1 joint-favourite with Coral for the Epsom... more...

Chester tips for Thursday: Time to go Above N Beyond

| 05.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 5, 2016 Above N Beyond holds all the aces Above N Beyond caught the eye on seasonal reappearance and can take advantage of a drop in class to land the 7f handicap on day two of the May Festival at Chester (15.45). Trained locally by Tom Dascombe, the colt showed progressive form in four runs as a juvenile last season and came good at the third time of asking when making all to ... more...

Chester tips for Wednesday: Growl worth a gamble

| 04.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 4, 2016 Growl ready to cut a dash Growl caught the eye last time out and can take advantage of a drop in the weights to score an overdue success in the 5f handicap at Chester (15:45). The gelding looked a smart prospect when making a winning debut as a juvenile for trainer Brian Meehan and went on to finish runner-up in the Group 2 Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury to be rated 97. Gr... more...

May Festival: Somehow set to sizzle in Cheshire Oaks

| 04.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 4, 2016 Somehow a solid bet in Cheshire Oaks Somehow looks a worthy red-hot favourite to provide leading flat Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien with another success in the Cheshire Oaks on the opening day of Chester’s May Festival (14:40). The Ballydoyle handler has won the Listed contest four times in the past eight years, and in Somehow has a lightly raced filly who loo... more...