Haydock Betting Tips
Haydock Sprint Cup Festival Day 2 Betting Tips
Haydock's three-day Sprint Cup Festival continues on Friday with another exciting afternoon of equine entertainment in store at the Merseyside venue.
It's a seven-race card from 1.53pm-5.18pm on Friday and we've got race-by-race analysis of the Haydock action once again.
1.53pm - Arete Fillies' Handicap (1m4f)
Handicap debutante Primi Ordinis is one to note in the betting for trainer Ed Walker, she's a Frankel filly in the colours of Stradivarius and could improve on her efforts so far. Hamilton scorer Yorkindness may need another step up to land this, so preference is for William Haggas' Kempton winner QOYA in the hands of Hollie Doyle. She's improving all the time and looks well-treated even carrying a penalty for that win nine days ago.
2.28pm - British EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes (6f)
Zouky belied her odds to win a Newbury maiden on debut a fortnight ago and should make another bold bid under her penalty, but there might be something lurking to prevent the follow-up. Newcomers Verbasca (Tim Easterby) and Good Gracious (William Haggas) warrant a close look but the form of KITAI's debut second over C&D is working out well and Mark Johnston's No Nay Never filly should come on for that run.
3.03pm - The Tin Man Handicap (6f)
The William Haggas-trained KHANJAR looks to hold strong claims here in the hands of Jim Crowley. The Kodiac gelding has had just five runs, with two wins, and his close third in a Class 2 Newmarket event in early July is excellent form in the context of this race. He's only gone up 1lb for that and is very much the sort to improve again.
3.38pm - Oakmere Homes Handicap (5f)
A wide open affair. Street Life was back in winning form at Southwell this week and the former C&D winner is considered under a 5lb penalty, while fellow last-time-out winners Eeh Bah Gum and Soul Seeker are also shortlisted. FOX HILL was picked off by an impressive winner over C&D last time and is entitled to be in the mix again from an unchanged mark.
Selection: Fox Hill
4.13pm - British Stallion Studs EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes (1m)
A possible duel between Miss Dynamic and LEITZEL, with preference for David O'Meara's daughter of Teofilo on the back of her impressive debut success gained over 7f here four weeks ago. She cruised through that contest and pulled away in the style of a smart filly and there's plenty scope for better. Miss Dynamic's 1m Doncaster maiden win doesn't look as strong on paper and she also must concede 3lb now.
4.48pm - Watch Racing TV Fillies' Handicap (7f)
Spear Fir bumped into an improving sort when second-best at Thirsk four weeks ago (third won next time) and is a likely contender now upped to 7f for the first time, but EMILY POST has been progressing this summer and her recent Beverley third was a good effort in the circumstances. She's a player now for Ed Bethell and Kevin Stott.
Selection: Emily Post
5.18pm - Parbold Handicap (1m6f)
SHAKE A LEG won at Doncaster and Ripon earlier in the season over a mile-and-a-half and Julie Camacho's gelding remains in good form on the back of his close third at York in late July in what has proved a good race. He should have no issues tackling this increased trip for the first time on the level and it offers him a good chance to register another success.
Selection: Shake A Leg