April 14 Racing Tips: Global Giant to stomp on rivals at Newmarket

We are back at Newmarket for day two of the Craven Meeting on the Rowley Mile, but there's also racing at Beverley, Cheltenham and Kempton to keep an eye on.

Fancy a few hot racing bets on Wednesday April 14? Planet Sport's tipsters are skilled at removing money from the bookies' bags and placing it in your pocket.


Global Giant arrives in winning form for the bet365 Earl of Sefton Stakes, having landed the Magnolia at Kempton on his return in Britain.

Having enjoyed a luckless trip to Riyadh, when he was patently outclassed by stablemate Mishriff in the Saudi Cup, Global Giant found a switch back to Listed level an eminently easier task last month.

He had upwards of 3lb in hand of each of his rivals at the Sunbury venue. But Global Giant still impressed with a six-length stroll, and turning out in this Group Three heat could prove a shrewd move by John and Thady Gosden.

Frankie Dettori will be making his domestic debut for 2021 on Global Giant and he is in good form too with wins in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

Global Giant faces five rivals in the Earl of Sefton Stakes, including stablemate Forest Of Dean, with My Oberon (William Haggas), San Donato (Roger Varian), Marie's Diamond (Mark Johnston) and Solid Stone (Sir Michael Stoute) completing the line-up

In the Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes (3.35), Saffron Beach can advertise her Classic claims by making a victorious return to action.

Jane Chapple-Hyam's charge impressed in two starts at Headquarters last term, running out a ready four-and-a-half-length victor on her debut in a seven-furlong maiden before making the leap to Group Three company with aplomb in the Oh So Sharp Stakes.

Her current mark of 101 gives Saffron Beach something to find with the likes of Sacred close by. But the daughter of New Bay looked as though she still had plenty of improvement to come and could have any amount still up her sleeve.

Royal Scimitar could throw his hat into the ring for the 2000 Guineas with a win in the bet365 European Free Handicap (2.25).

A Newbury novice winner last July, he was then stepped up in company by Clive Cox to tackle the Acomb at York - where he was reasonably well fancied.

Eventually beaten just under four lengths by Gear Up, that form got a boost when the winner subsequently triumphed at the top level in France - while Royal Scimitar again had to settle for minor honours on his final outing at Doncaster back in September.

Going Places looks to be well named, judged on his two wins from three all-weather outings so far this year, and he can make a seamless adjustment back to the turf in the Weatherbys Handicap (1.50).

A comfortable three-quarter-length winner last month, Going Places seems to have thrived for the move to Archie Watson's yard and a gelding operation in the winter.

Other Newmarket fancies include: 1.15 Banana, 4.10 Dawndiva, 4.45 Wallem


King Of Stars can make it a swift double under a 5lb penalty in the 1st Running Of The Beverley Beaker Handicap (4.00).

He struck at Bath last week, making virtually all before knuckling down well when challenged at the finish to prevail by just over two lengths.

The fact Mick Appleby turns him out again quickly should be noted.

Beverley's other hot tips include: 1.40 Boonie, 2.15 Beauzon, 2.50 Simple Star, 3.25 Northern Express, 4.35 G For Gabrial, 5.10 Al Qaasim, 5.40 Susie Javea.


Thrill Seeker is another who is being kept busy, contesting the Unibet Extra Place Offers Every Day Handicap (6.45) after finishing second at Chelmsford last week.

He was run out of it late in the day on that occasion, but a similar level could be good enough here.

Keep an eye on these tips at Kempton: 4.40 Easy To Dream, 5.15 Nellie Moon, 5.45 If You Dare, 6.15 Ransom, 7.15 Tokyo Chic, 7.45 Treble Clef, 8.15 Elusif


Harry Skelton continues his jump jockeys' championship charge at Cheltenham, and Romain De Senam looks a likely type for him in the Ballymore Silver Trophy Handicap Chase (2.05).

He found Clondaw Castle seven lengths too good in a Kempton Grade Three in February, with a 10lb rise for a previous wide-margin Musselburgh success perhaps proving a bit too much over three miles that day.

Moving back to an extended two and a half miles here is a definite plus.

Skelton and his trainer brother Dan can also be on the mark with Faivoir in the opening Join Racing TV Now Novices' Hurdle (1.30).

He had an alternative option in the Scottish Champion Hurdle on Sunday, so it is interesting the previous Grade Two winner runs here instead.

Eaglehill can bring up his hat-trick in the Arkells Brewery Nicholson Holman Novices' Limited Handicap Chase (3.15), while Ibis Du Rheu merits a small interest in the Weatherite Handicap Chase (4.25).

Other Cheltenham tips include: 2.40 Winds Of Fire, 3.50 The Domino Effect, 5.00 Hooper

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