Archive for July 16th, 2015

Newbury Racecourse Speed Ratings – 17 July 2015

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You can stop scouring the schedule. Newbury Racecourse is the prime destination for Friday afternoon. Seven races are on the card, and thousands of pounds worth of prize money will have been awarded by the time they conclude. At present, the going is good (good to firm in places).

After checking out the latest daily speed figures from the Racing Post, it would appear that Opal Tiara could be set to deliver a quick ride in the 15:40 Rose Bowl Stakes. The two-year-old is rated quickest at 101 and is also fancied as 7/4 under the experienced guidance of jockey Andrea Atzeni.

Elsewhere in the field of two-year-olds, Madrinho could be a contender with its 94 rating. Tasleet then comes at 89, followed by the 88-rated Plagiarism. But this will be a tough race to call because each of the horses has already won its first career race.

Catterick Racecourse Results – 15 July 2015

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Catterick race-goers were treated to a fine and dry day in the UK horse racing results yesterday. Wednesday afternoon delivered a fair blend of outcomes, with favourites and outsiders managing to win races. Before starting our roundup, it should be noted that the going was good.

Lady Clair launched into proceedings with a 9/2 victory in the 14:00 Maiden Fillies Stakes, leaving behind 9/4 favourite Baby Ballerina in third. Grey Destiny managed to win next, claiming the 14:30 Selling Stakes as 5/4 favourite.

Perfect Peak rose as the next winner at 15/2 in the 15:00 Handicap, which was followed by a win for 11/4 favourite Dominada in the 15:30 Handicap. Signore Piccolo then delivered considerable value as 8/1 winner of the 16:00 Handicap.

Lets Twist won at 3/1 to snatch victory ahead of 15/8 favourite Takafol in the 16:30 Median Auction Maiden Stakes. And Dhaula Dhar managed a similar trick at 7/1 by defeating 3/1 favourite Ferngrove in the 17:00 Handicap.

Arsenal Win in Premier League Asia Trophy


Preseason football is intensifying by the day, with clubs eager to heighten their preparations in time for the new season. One of the principal friendly tournaments of the summer is the Premier League Asia Trophy, which will help clubs develop fitness while enhancing the Premier League brand.

In the yesterday match results on Wednesday (15 July), Arsenal eased past the Singapore Select XI to notch up a comfortable 4-0 victory. And it was a relative unknown in Cuba Akpom who led them to victory. The 19-year-old managed to score a hat-trick, while Jack Wilshere scored from the spot.

Everton and Stoke City played out a drab 0-0 draw in the other game, and it was the Toffees that eventually won 5-4 on penalties. Sunday will now see Arsenal face off against Everton to decide the winner of the Premier League Asia Trophy, but the Gunners are definitely favourites.