4 To Win: Saturday horse racing tips to bag you £10,000
Alan Alger gives his best Saturday horse racing tips for Newbury and Kelso to help you win a massive jackpot in our free-to-play prediction game.
4 To Win is Betway's free-to-play prediction game, with a £1,000 prize on offer every single day and an increased jackpot of £10,000 for all ITV meetings. Simply guess the winner of four chosen races for your chance to claim the cash.
Here are Alan Alger's best horse racing tips from Newbury and Kelso to get you started.
Top pick: Groveman | Second choice: Elysees
Trainer Alan King broke a relatively long losing run at the Berkshire track yesterday, with Notachance ending a sequence of 18 consecutive losers.
He has one of the market leaders in this race in Elysees, and the four-year-old has form figures of 3112 in hurdles races at this early stage of his career.
He could take some beating, but for the purposes of this competition, we need to think outside the box a bit and I really like GROVEMAN from the Jedd O’Keeffe stable.
He looks unexposed off a generous mark, it also looks like he could benefit from this extra couple of furlongs.
Top pick: Rons Dream | Second choice: Le Reve
This is a decent-looking Class 2 staying chase in which the field will jump 19 fences around this picturesque Borders track.
RONS DREAM might have his jumping questioned after a fall at Wincanton last time, but in the context of his chasing career so far we can put it down to a rare error rather than an issue.
In 12 races over the large obstacles the only other time he parted company with his rider was a race at Ayr in which a nearby horse making an error resulted in a ‘brought down’.
This is more his level than the Class 1 races he’s been contesting of late and I expect a very bold bid.
Top pick: Our Dot's Baby | Second choice: Etamine Du Cochet
Here's a series final for Grade 2 female horses over hurdles, a race worth paying attention to as evidenced by last year’s winner Roksana appearing in the winners’ enclosure at last week's Cheltenham Festival.
A number of winners of this race over the last decade have also performed well on the big stage.
Jeremy Scott’s previous course and distance winner OUR DOT’S BABY looks well treated having won a qualifier in January, this looks to be the plan and she can shock more established rivals from the bigger stables.
Top pick: Captain Drake | Second choice: Taxmeifyoucan
A staying handicap hurdle in which CAPTAIN DRAKE can complete a hattrick following wins at Uttoxeter and Southwell either side of the New Year. The win at Southwell by nearly 20 lengths needs to be taken in the context of a rival departing at the last and being left clear, but he has lots of scope to make it three out of three.
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