Horse racing tips today: Navan and Exeter best bets, Tuesday third March
Our expert tipster was in the winner’s enclosure with a 7/2 (advised) scorer yesterday. Today’s racing ideas characteristic finest bets from Navan and Exeter.
We are precisely one week away from Cheltenham, however before then we’ve 4 conferences from the UK and Ireland to get stuck into right now. They go jumping at Exeter, Newcastle and Naas, while there’s all-weather racing from Southwell into the night.
Our leading selection is a Gordon Elliott runner who can hopefully give the Irishman a victory seven days earlier than what’s going to be a big day for the main coach, while we now have flagged up a David Pipe horse who can comply with up from recent success at Exeter.
Navan ideas three:forty – I’m A Game Changer can land Navan feature
The Grade Three Flyingbolt Novice Chase (Navan three:40) is the characteristic race on the card at Navan and additionally it is a great alternative for I’m A Game Changer to get off the mark over fences.
Elliott’s runner has been running nicely in his 4 chase appearances however he has but to get his nostril in front. It is only a matter of time earlier than he records that first win over fences and it’ll most probably come this afternoon the place he is 15/8 within the betting for this novice contest.
The four-time winner over hurdles was second of five runners in a Grade Three occasion at this course over 2m1f on his final outing. He hit the entrance of the sector before the penultimate fence but an error at that obstacle did not assist.
The horse which beat him that day (Tornado Flyer) has an entry in the RSA Chase so it was a good run. I’m A Game Changer is the highest-rated horse in the field here and may give Elliott success on the Irish track.
Exeter suggestions 2:30 – Hugo ‘N Taz to construct on Market Rasen success at Exeter
A switch in yards did the trick for Hugo ‘N Taz at Market Rasen final outing as he was profitable on his first run for Pipe. He can follow that up within the Weatherbys TBA Chase (Exeter 2:30).
That win at Market Rasen was the nine-year-old’s opening victory over fences. He jumped well in the race and stayed on strongly on the finish which suggests there’s extra to come.
Hugo ‘N Taz underwent wind surgical procedure before the Market Rasen run so it appears as though that procedure has done the horse plenty of good. David Noonan gave the gelding a beautiful experience on the inside of the Lincolnshire track and he is on board again.
The handicapper has raised the horse 8lb within the weights but he must be taken to defy that. He can be backed at 9/4 within the betting for the second race on the cardboard at Exeter.
Navan suggestions 2:40 – Punitive to report one other C&D win at Navan
The floor is expected to be heavy this afternoon at Navan but that should not be a problem for Punitive, who’s bidding for his second win over this C&D in the Athboy Handicap Hurdle (Navan 2:40).
Henry De Bromhead’s runner led for the majority of the competition last time at Navan in his success. He was all-out at the finish the place he was able to outbattle Sir Bob, getting up by half a length.
Punitive has now had a few weeks off since that tough battle so he should be able to go once more here. Many of his rivals won’t enjoy the situations at the Irish course so he has a big advantage there.
A 6lb rise within the weights is nothing to fret about so take the Gigginstown Stud-owned horse at 7/2 to repeat his win on this latest look.
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