Weekend Sports Schedule
Harry Howes | 3 April 2020
We take a look at the key events taking place on Saturday and Sunday
Sporting action continues throughout the world this weekend, with plenty of horse racing and football to keep us entertained.
There’s also snooker and plenty of Esports, with all events scheduled to take place at the time of writing.
There’s no shortage of racing across the globe, despite the UK and Ireland scene still being at a standstill. Saturday sees four meetings in the USA, with Gulfstream, Tampa Bay Downs, Remington Park and Los Alamitos all hosting jam-packed cards.
And the action continues on Sunday, with further racing from Remington Park and Los Alamitos.
Fans of racing Down Under won’t know where to look this weekend, with 11 different Australian tracks hosting meetings on Saturday, plus a further six cards on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Saturday sees another six courses throughout the world host racing, including Sao Paulo and Nakayama.
And of course the Virtual Grand National will be live on ITV on Saturday at 17:00.
The new season in Belarus kicked off last month and there are three games to choose from on Saturday. Soligorsk get proceedings underway at home to Neman Grodno, with the hosts 1/3 favourites to triumph over their 17/2 opponents.
BATE Borisov are priced at 3/10 to beat FC Ruh Brest, who our traders have at 8/1. Meanwhile, defending champions Dinamo Brest are 1/3 for a home victory over Slavia Mozyr, who are going at 17/2.
Elsewhere, there’s also football action from Burundi, Nicaragua and Tajikistan, plus a further three matches from Belarus on Sunday.
The Armenian Snooker Championship continues this weekend, with the first of three matches starting at 7am. The games will be traded in-play.
As a replacement for the Tour of Flanders, 13 professional cyclists will be competing on Sunday in a virtual race from home on training bikes. They’ll race over 32km, including the final two climbs over Oude-Kwaremont and Paterberg.
Remco Evenepoel heads the betting at 5/2 but he’ll face stiff competition from 7/2 shot Thomas De Gendt, as well as Michael Matthews and Wout Van Aert who are both going at 6/1.
There are plenty of virtual races taking place, including the All Star Esport Battle and Legends race from ‘The Race’, while the IndyCar iRacing Challenge will take place on Saturday evening.
Sunday sees a knockout tournament from the Veloce Not the GP Series, plus the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational, before the headline race of the weekend takes place – the Virtual Grand Prix.
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All odds and markets correct as of date of publication