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Up to date news covering the Royal Ascot races from Coral Sports. Predictions, betting tips and analysis from a selection of industry experts

Racing Tips: Black Corton to restart with a win in the Charlie Hall?

| 03.11.2018

Weekend racing odds and preview Thistlecrack may be missing, but there’s still plenty to get excited about on ITV4 this afternoon before the Breeders’ Cup takes centre stage in the evening. Ed Chamberlin and co. will be stationed at Wetherby for three contests, including the Charlie Hall Chase. There’s also an exciting four-race offering from Ascot, where the Sodexo Gold Cup rounds out the action.... more...

StableTalk: Dan Skelton talks through his 14 weekend runners

| 15.01.2017

Dan Skelton blog on weekend runners at Kempton, Warwick, Wetherby and Fakenham There’s a lot been said and written in reaction to the news that Kempton Park is to be closed by Jockey Club Racecourses. The problem I feel is that professionals feel (and are all encouraged to act) as stakeholders in Racing, and the races, fixtures and the venues, and therefore we are all entitled to our opinions on a... more...

Wetherby tips for Boxing Day: It Definitly has to be Red in Rowland Meyrick

| 26.12.2016

Coral horse racing experts give their Wetherby tips for Boxing Day, featuring Definitly Red odds and Ballycash bets on a competitive card. Definitly Red odds among Wetherby tips for Boxing Day The Grade 3 Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase (13:50) is the feature race on Boxing Day at Wetherby, and Definitly Red odds look decent value to land the spoils. The Brian Ellison trained gelding showed some sm... more...

StableTalk: Dan Skelton talks through his 13 weekend runners

| 04.12.2016

Dan Skelton’s weekend runners, December 3-4 Coral ambassador Dan Skelton has 13 runners at five different race courses this weekend, from December 3-4, including at the Tingle Creek meeting at Sandown. We were disappointed with Three Musketeers last week but he came back and had slightly sore shins, so at least there was a bit of a reason. He didn’t jump like he can, and he is making us scra... more...

Fraser Canyon and Back To Bracka among tips for Hereford and Wetherby

| 23.11.2016

Fraser Canyon hot stuff at Hereford Fraser Canyon ran a stormer when runner-up last time out and can go one better to open his account in the 2m 3f handicap hurdle on today’s card at Hereford (15.50). The Tim Vaughan trained four-year-old posted a career-best effort when fitted with the tongue-tie for the first time and beaten just 1 1/4 lengths by On The Road in an 11-runner contest at Font... more...

StableTalk: Dan Skelton reveals all about his Open meeting runners this weekend and more

| 13.11.2016

Dan Skelton blog Coral horse racing ambassador Dan Skelton took time out during a hectic day at Prestbury Park to exclusively discuss his Cheltenham The Open meeting runners. Dan also spoke about his weekend entrants at Uttoxeter and Wetherby. Without further ado, here’s the latest edition of StableTalk… It’s a busy weekend for us but that’s good news. Now we’ve had a bit of rain we ca... more...

StableTalk: Dan fancies this five year old’s chances at Ascot on Saturday

| 30.10.2016

Coral horse racing ambassador Dan Skelton spoke elusively to us regarding his weekend runners at all of Ascot, Ayr, Carlisle, Huntingdon and Wetherby… I’ve got runners all over the place this weekend and we have also had a good few this week. It was great to see Value At Risk jump so well and put up such a battling performance, and I think the race will work out well. I had previously said t... more...

Ballyoptic and Ozzie The Oscar among Saturday tips for Wetherby

| 29.10.2016

Ballyoptic odds worth a wager in West Yorkshire Hurdle Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies has his team in flying form and Ballyoptic can provide him with another winner in the Grade 2 West Yorkshire Hurdle at Wetherby (14:45). The gelding was a winning pointer in Ireland and took to hurdling like a duck to water last season when joining the Naunton-based handler, winning all three of his starts. In the ... more...

Menorah each-way value in Charlie Hall Chase ahead of Cue Card

| 29.10.2016

Menorah each-way worth a wager among Charlie Hall Chase tips Menorah each-way looks decent value at 11/1 with Coralg for the Grade 2 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday (15:20). Philip Hobbs’ 11-year-old has been a terrific servant over the years, winning 14 times and being placed on eight occasions from 40 starts under rules. Those successes include an impressive victory in the 2014 ... more...

Wetherby tips for Friday: Theatre Guide and Milrow among our picks

| 28.10.2016

Theatre Guide odds to upstage Abricot De L’Oasis Take a punt on Theatre Guide odds to make his class tell and defy top weight to land the Listed feature 2m 3f handicap chase at Wetherby this Friday (15:20). The Colin Tizzard trained gelding has some very smart form to his name, including when runner-up to Smad Place in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury last season. Theatre Guide was also far ... more...