With seven top races from Southwell and eight at Newcastle in the evening, Thursday is a busy day on Sky Sports Racing, with all action starting at 12.25pm.
2.10 Southwell – Recent winners of the Witch Hunter & Tiger Crusade feud
Evening event at Southwell, Class 2 Spreadex Sports Best Premier League Odds Handicap (2.10), it’s a belter where the final three winners go against each other over seven metres.
Witch Hunter They have won the heavyweights for Richard Hannon and Alec Voikhansky after impressive wins in Wolverhampton last month.
He faces strong criticism including from David Simcock Tiger Crusade. He arrives in winning form after success over the course and distance earlier this month and is driven by Daniel Muscutt.
Zip he is represented by Richard Fahey and Mark Winn and is looking to follow up his recent win at Newcastle from the 5lb mark.
Trainer Archie Watson has started to ride his horses for the whole season, sending three to Southwell and two to Newcastle, including the light runners. Quiet.
The four-year-old looked full of promise as a youngster, coming out of the show at the third trial for former trainers Simon and Ed Crisford, but appeared twice last year before switching to Watson.
He got off to a good start on his new turf over this course and distance 20 days ago, chasing down the talented Mick Easterby in the Qualifying.
1.35 Southwell – Brave Emperor quest four times
Seven three-year-olds have gone to send it to be repaired Time To Turn Talksport Handicap (1.35) in Watson Brave Emperor calls for four runners in Middleham Park Racing colours.
Luke Morris led the Sioux Nation son to a double win on his restart at Chelmsford and returned to the ring with a heavy weight of 9st 10lb.
William Haggas’ Mohatu finished second at Lingfield on his last outing and will be joined by Tom Marquand in the plate.
By David Simcock Dagmar Run steps back to seven furlongs after being beaten as the 4/7 favorite over a distance at Kempton last time.
5.30 Newcastle – Well-bred Fox Master & Nwirea for the first time
Some well-bred newcomers meet in Scu Picks Expert Tips By BetUK Maiden Stakes (5.30) in Newcastle with 10 runners lined up.
Roger Varian has the first start Fox Mastera son of Showcasing who was bought for 125,000gns by King Power Racing.
It’s Kevin Ryan I’m sorry and No Nay Never is a filly Galileo mare and crossed the €120,000 ring as a yearling.
Among those who have met before on the track, Richard Fahey Amy Santiago sets the standard with his first effort at Thirsk in July.
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Watch every match from Southwell and Newcastle on Sky Sports Racing on Thursday, January 26.