We’ve reached the fag-end of the Flat season with the Classics done and gone so expect plenty of big-field handicaps before the winter hibernation kicks in and the jumpers start to take centre stage.
But there’ll be no rest for our tv tipsters who face into two monster sprint smash-ups as 25 runners go to post in both the Ayr Gold & Silver Cups on Saturday.
Matt ‘Hog Roast’ Chapman, Paddy Power, salacious gossiper Turftalk Tom and the secretive ‘I had an 8/1 double last weekend’ PP Trader will try and bang in a few winners before the winter blankets go on.
The unbeaten Don’t Touch heads the market in the feature at 3.45pm at the Scottish track as he looks for his fifth win on the bounce while the hat-trick seeking George Bowen tops the field in the Silver Cup as trainer Richard Fahey chases a monster double.
The day’s banker Eagle Top looks like doing a reverse ferret and diverting to Newbury so the tipsters have taken him out of their Ayr selections. If he runs there – he wins.
But there’s plenty of mixed messages in the other races to see who’ll be the Alexei Stolyarov and Vladimir Krasnovis in the tipping stakes or who’ll end up the Elton John.
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