Racing Postcast: ITV Racing from Ayr & Newbury | Scottish Grand National | Weekend Tipping

Racing Postcast: ITV Racing from Ayr & Newbury | Scottish Grand National | Weekend Tipping

Updated: 27/02/2024

Maddy Playle is joined by Paul Kealy, David Jennings and Betfred's Niall O'Reilly for a look ahead to the racing at Ayr for the Scottish Grand National and at Newbury for the Greenham, both on ITV Racing.

On the show:
– Just a week on from the Grand National, the excitement continues north with the Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Often referred to as one of the biggest betting events of the year, the team get stuck into who they fancy.

– Unfortunately, Too Darn Hot misses the Greenham at Newbury this weekend due to an injury and goes straight to the 2,000 Guineas as a result. But it's the John Porter in which our team are sweet on one. Find out who.

– David Jennings was in awe on a recent trip to Aidan O'Brien's yard, but has that been factored into his tips this week? Paul Kealy isn't too convinced, however.

– Plus, the team tip the rest of their selections for the weekend and give their NAPs.

Saturday's Tips:
ITV Racing at Ayr:
1:25 AYR Scotty Brand Handicap Chase (Listed Race)
Paul Kealy: Azzuri
David Jennings: Azzuri
Niall O'Reilly: Azzuri

1:55 AYR J & D Pierce Novices' Champion Handicap Chase Cl2
Paul Kealy: Drinks Interval
David Jennings: Azzerti
Niall O'Reilly: Azzerti

2:25 AYR CPMS Scottish Champion Hurdle (A Limited Handicap) (Grade 2)
Paul Kealy: Verdana Blue
David Jennings: Mister Fisher
Niall O'Reilly: Mister Fisher

3:00 AYR Jordan Electrics Ltd Future Champion Novices' Chase (Grade 2)
Paul Kealy: Castafiore
David Jennings: Secret Investor
Niall O'Reilly: Ballywood

3:35 AYR Coral Scottish Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3)
Paul Kealy: Cloth Cap
David Jennings: Dingo Dollar / Crosshue Boy EW
Niall O'Reilly: Skipthecuddles

ITV Racing at Newbury:
1:40 NEWBURY Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Stakes (Registered As The John Porter Stakes) (Group 3)
Paul Kealy: Defoe
David Jennings: Defoe
Niall O'Reilly: Young Rascal

2:10 NEWBURY Dubai Duty Free Stakes (Registered As The Fred Darling Stakes) (Group 3) (Fillies)
Paul Kealy: Dancing Vega
David Jennings: So Perfect
Niall O'Reilly: Star Terms

2:40 NEWBURY Watership Down Stud Greenham Stakes (Group 3) (Colts & Geldings) Cl1
Paul Kealy: Hello Youmzain
David Jennings: Hello Youmzain
Niall O'Reilly: Mohaather

3:15 NEWBURY MansionBet Spring Cup Handicap Cl2
Paul Kealy: Borodin
David Jennings: George Of Hearts
Niall O'Reilly: Red Starlight

Irish Racing on Saturday:
4:00 NAAS Gladness Stakes (Group 3)
Paul Kealy: Romanised
David Jennings: Psychedelic Funk
Niall O'Reilly: No Needs Never

4:35 NAAS Alleged Stakes (Group 3)
Niall O'Reilly: Magical

#ThisWillNotBeBeaten – Saturday NAPs
Paul Kealy: Drinks Interval in the 1:55 at Ayr
David Jennings: Secret Investor in the 3:00 at Ayr
Niall O'Reilly: Skipthecuddles in the 3:35 at Ayr

All prices can be found at Betfred:

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11 thoughts on “Racing Postcast: ITV Racing from Ayr & Newbury | Scottish Grand National | Weekend Tipping”

  1. Why would your want to listen to these gobshites they are just bookie hacks talking out thier arses

  2. irish national wont be any better

  3. dingo dollar and mister fisher and defoe are still running

  4. a poor scottish national -i made excuses for Vintage Clouds at Aintree as he was hyper and unsettled before the start he had to refocus and he couldnt but today no excuses bad jumping aroung first circuit then it improved it improved even further -I thought he was going to piss it but he fell away -not a national horse end of story –

  5. Mark Smith says:

    Defoe is definitely beatable, you look at his form from last year and his two wins start of the season were against pretty weak opposition, the horses he beat have raced 37 times between them and only won 3 times, he's vulnerable to a group 1 horse which I think Young Rascal is, Young Rascal has a 3 from 3 record at Newbury and the only times he's been beaten are in the derby and his debut where he finished 2nd to a stablemate with previous racecourse experience, hope you all got on at 9/4 because I think his price will tumble.

  6. dingo dollar is the big lay -no chance

  7. Niel Mulholland will win Scottish national

  8. Luke Kelly says:

    Cogry for the Scottish grand national for me 25/1 is a great price

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