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Newspaper Tips - Thyme Hill the expert's pick in Long Walk Hurdle

  • We round-up the newspaper expert's tips in today's ITV races at Ascot and Haydock on Saturday 19th December
  • Thyme Hill is the most popular selection in the Long Walk Hurdle
  • Hill Sixteen is fancied in the Tommy Whittle Chase up at Haydock
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Thyme Hill (right) beats Paisley Park (left) and Mcfabulous (centre) in the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury. (Getty)

In today's expert tips, we bring you the newspaper expert's selections in the six ITV races at Haydock and Ascot.

ITV Racing viewers have a superb afternoon of action to look forward to today. Not only do we have potential Stayers' Hurdle contenders clashing in the Grade One Long Walk Hurdle, but punters can sink their teeth into several huge handicaps, like the Tommy Whittle, the Silver Cup and the Betfair Exchange Trophy.

We've taken a look through the national newspapers to see who their tipsters are backing in Saturday's ITV races.

Saturday's ITV Racing Schedule


Time
Track
Title
1:50pmAscot"For The Love Of Racing" Handicap Chase (Class 2) 2m3f
2:05pmHaydockBetfair Exchange Handicap Hurdle (Class 2) 2m3f
2:25pmAscotPorsche Long Walk Hurdle (Grade 1) 3m
2:40pmHaydockBetfair Tommy Whittle Handicap Chase (Class 2) 3m2f
3:00pmAscotGood Luck Hollie In Spoty Silver Cup Handicap Chase (Listed Race) 3m
3:35pmAscotBetfair Exchange Trophy (A Handicap Hurdle) (Grade 3) 2m

ITV Racing Tips - Newspaper Tips Top Tips



ITV Racing Tips - Newspaper Tips Round-Up


Rob Wright (The Times)
Ascot
1.50 Drumcliff
2.25 Thyme Hill
3.00 Espoir De Guye
3.35 Arriverderci
Haydock
2.05 War Lord
2.40 Hill Sixteen

Sam Turner (The Daily Mail)
Ascot
1.50 Enrichissant
2.25 Thyme Hill
3.00 Quarenta
3.35 Benson
Haydock
2.05 Albert’s Back
2.40 Sojourn

Matt Chapman (ITV Racing)
Ascot
1.50 Bennys King
2.25 Thyme Hill
3.00 The Conditional
3.35 Kid Commando
Haydock
2.05 Our Power
2.40 Sojourn

Templegate (The Sun)
Ascot
1.50 Bennys King
2.25 Thyme Hill
3.00 Regal Encore
3.35 Kid Commando
Haydock
2.05 War Lord
2.40 Hill Sixteen

Chris Cook (The Guardian)
Ascot
1.50 Mengli Khan 
2.25 Roksana 
3.00 Quarenta
3.35 Isolate 
Haydock
2.05 McGowan's Pass 
2.40 Sojourn

Marlborough (The Telegraph)
Ascot
1.50 Saint de Vassy
2.25 Thyme Hill
3.00 Regal Encore
3.35 Not So Sleepy
Haydock
2.05 Chirico Vallis
2.40 Engarde

David "Newsboy" Yates (The Times)
Ascot
1.50 Early Du Lemo
2.25 Thyme Hill
3.00 Regal Encore
3.35 Malaya
Haydock
2.05 The Last Day
2.40 Hill Sixteen

The Scout (Daily Express)
Ascot
1.50 Mengli Khan
2.25 Main Fact
3.00 Espoir De Guye
3.35 Buzz
Haydock
2.05 War Lord
2.40 Hill Sixteen

Timeform Tips
Ascot
1.50 Early Du Lemo
2.25 Paisley Park
3.00 The Conditional
3.35 Arriverderci
Haydock
2.05 Albert’s Back
2.40 Sojourn

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