UK Racing Tips & Betting Predictions

UK premier racing runs from April through to October and there is a total of 36 flat racing Group 1 races and 40 jumping races which runs from November to April.

There isn't a lack of selection when it comes to betting on UK thoroughbred racing and we have tips and betting selections on all the major races.

We have separated the Group 1 races into tracks so punters can easily find their desired race to bet on.

Newmarket Group 1 races

Newmarket hosts numerous Group 1 races and the year kicks off with the 1000 Guineas and 2000 Guineas.

The big Newmarket Festival in September/October features five Group 1 races and it's always popular with bettors.

Epsom Group 1 races

Epsom has three Group 1 races in May/June, highlighted by the Epsom Oaks and Epsom Derby.

The Oaks and Derby are two of the more popular races on the UK racing calendar and are targeted by bettors.

Ascot Group 1 races

Everyone loves a bet at Ascot and in particular during the festival in June.

The Royal Ascot Festival features eight Group 1 races over five days and it's one of the best racing festivals in the world.

Ascot Group 1 flat races:

Ascot jumping Group 1 races:

  • Long Walk Hurdle
  • Clarence House Chase
  • Ascot Chase

Cheltenham Group 1 races

The Cheltenham Jumps Festival is the biggest in the world and it's a celebration of jumping racing.

There is an incredible 14 Group 1 races during the festival, including the Cheltenham Gold Cup and bettors do the form and make their tips early in the year.

  • Supreme Novices' Hurdle
  • Arkle Challenge Trophy
  • Champion Hurdle
  • David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle
  • Neptune Investment Management Hurdle
  • RSA Chase
  • Queen Mother Champion Chase
  • Champion Bumper
  • JLT Novices' Chase
  • Ryanair Chase
  • Stayers' Hurdle
  • Triumph Hurdle
  • Spa Novices' Hurdle
  • Cheltenham Gold Cup

Sandown Group 1 races

Sandown plays host to one flat Group 1 and five over the jumps.

Primarily a jumps racing circuit, the Eclipse Stakes is run at Sandown in July and is a key lead-up race to the likes of the Newmarket and Goodwood festivals.

Sandown jumps Group 1 races:

  • Henry VIII Novices' Chase
  • Tingle Creek Chase
  • Tolworth Hurdle
  • Scilly Isles Novices' Chase
  • Celebration Chase

Sandown flat Group 1 races:

York Group 1 races

The York Festival in August is extremely popular with punters and the Nunthorpe Stakes is one of the most exciting races on the UK racing calendar.

Aintree Group 1 races

The Aintree Festival follows the Cheltenham Festival and it packs a punch.

There are 11 Group 1 races to bet on, including the Aintree Hurdle and the Melling Chase.

It's a great festival of jumps racing and some of the best jumps racing thoroughbreds have graced the turf at Aintree.

  • Manifesto Novices' Chase
  • 4YO Novices' Bowl
  • Betway Bowl
  • Aintree Hurdle
  • Top Novices' Hurdle
  • Mildmay Novices' Chase
  • Sefton Novices' Chase
  • Grand National