Today we have Nick Hardman’s trends analysis of tomorrows Old Newton Cup as well as our own selection for today’s racing.
This weekend we have the Coral Eclipse from Sandown and the Lancashire Oaks from Haydock. The card at Haydock also features the Old Newton Cup and we will be looking at the key trends for that race.
It usually pays to side with the 4yo runners in the Old Newton Cup as they have won 12 of the last 18 renewals and 7 of the last 10.
Since 1998 only one horse has managed to win this with an official rating in the 100’s. In fact 9 of the last 11 winners were rated between 90 and 97 and that might be a good ratings band to concentrate on and 9 of the last 10 winners carried between 8st 6lbs and 9st 4lbs.
Topweights do not have a good record in the race with just 3 of them making the places since 1997. Continue Reading