Newcastle evening racing tips: Best bets for Friday, March 1

The first, but certainly not the last, evening meeting of the new month at Newcastle and the Planet Sport tipsters are on the hunt for some more big winners on Friday, March 1.

We kick off with some details on our four selected horses at Newcastle with a full set of tips at the bottom of the page.

Don't forget to check out the full racecard, results and live odds in Planet Sport's racing live centre.

Good luck and please gamble responsibly.

(Please be aware selections could become non-runners after article's first publication)


17:25 (Newcastle) Asgard’s Captain

Asgard’s Captain brings strong form with a good course and distance handicap runner-up effort preceding a four and a half length success in this handicap grade at Wolverhampton attempting 1m1 1/2f on Monday.

Explorers Way bids for a hat-trick after a pair of track and trip handicap wins among easier company and must be respected.

Cusack scored by a neck contesting this handicap level over seven furlongs here two runs ago. Makes for appeal back up in trip.

Sense Of Worth placed in the past two starts and holds claims.


18:30 (Newcastle) Streak Lightning

Streak Lightning was in good form this time last year and ran with credit at this venue last October when a close 2.5L fifth in the grade contesting a course and distance handicap and can be a serious player on return.

Admiral Nelson produced a fair fifth tackling a 1m handicap here at this level. Can build on that effort, so put on shortlist.

Sir Maxi was a track and trip handicap winner six starts ago and holds claims if displaying best.


19:00 (Newcastle) Eleutheromania

Eleutheromania showed plenty of promise delivering second attempt last July when runner-up in a seven furlong maiden at Lingfield and rates highly resuming on all weather for the first time.

Hollie Doyle and Archie Watson team up with Lakota Brave who is a yet to race gelding by Sioux Nation out of Cartographer. Can be considered on profile.

Gemstar is another interesting newcomer and may feature, along with Agnes Grey who has experience on side and looks one to note.


20:30 (Newcastle) Ledger

Ledger caught the eye here last week when a 2.75L winner in this grade over course and distance and has a strong chance.

Copper Mountain found success by one length at Southwell two runs ago attempting this level and journey. Enjoys the venue and may go close again.

Coligone Kate did well at this circuit finishing a good third in a 1m handicap and could get in the mix.


Newcastle selections in full:

NEWCASTLE: 5.25 Asgard’s Captain, 6.00 Exponential, 6.30 Streak Lightning, 7.00 Eleutheromania, 7.30 Wee Fat Mac, 8.00 Armoured, 8.30 Ledger

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