Friday's Newmarket best bets and racing tips: Giavellotto catches the eye

Friday's evening racing comes from Newmarket and the Planet Sport tipsters have some cracking tips to get stuck into on August 5.

The popular beat combo The Wombats are appearing after the racing at Newmarket on Friday night, but you'll be needing some winners before they take the stage. We can help with that.

You can get all the latest racecards and results from Newmarket by using the Planet Sport live centre, but first here's a quick list of our tips.


17:25 (Newmarket) Brasilian Princess

18:00 (Newmarket) Twinkle Twilight

18:35 (Newmarket) Local Dynasty

19:10 (Newmarket) Giavellotto

19:45 (Newmarket) Lady Raeburn

20:20 (Newmarket) Bergerac

18:35 (Newmarket) Local Dynasty

The betting market could prove a good guide in this race full of newcomers, but Charlie Appleby won the British Stallion Studs EBF 'Newcomers' Maiden in both 2015 and 2021 so it might be worth chancing his Local Dynasty.

His dam was two from two as a juvenile, including winning a Listed event on the Rowley Mile here, and he is likely to know his job on debut.

City Of Kings represents the same stable and warrants respect, while Roaring Lion colt Maasai Mara is another interesting player.

19:10 (Newmarket) Giavellotto

St Leger entry Giavellotto takes the eye in the Racing TV Handicap at Newmarket.

He was a shock 100/1 winner on his racecourse bow back in December, beating 102-rated Wild Crusade, before adding a second all-weather win at Newcastle in March.

Marco Botti then turned his attentions to handicap company and while he was a bit disappointing over 10 furlongs at Sandown in April, he has shaped with more promise upped to 14 furlongs for his last two runs.

Beaten into third by Salvatore Mundi at the first attempt, he found Nathanael Greene half a length too good at Haydock last month when attempting to concede 10lb.

His Classic entry obviously looks very hopeful at this stage, but Giavellotto can at least notch a third career victory here.

19:45 (Newmarket) Lady Raeburn

Lady Raeburn has shaped as if this step up in trip should suit and the Kevin Ryan-trained three-year-old gets the nod to land the spoils.

The daughter of Mehmas stayed on into third last time out at Doncaster and is marginally preferred today.

Although Sayifyouwill failed to fire last time out at Ascot, she is respected in these calmer waters, while Tadita Twitch can follow them home.

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