Racing stats and pointers - 26 November
Horse racing on Saturdays always provide top-class racing but it is also the busiest day of the week for sport. So to help with the work, please find below our key stats and pointers for the day’s racing:
Ruby Walsh has strike rate of 31% when riding at Newbury and shows a profit at the track. In the Newbury 14:05 Ruby rides Rock On Ruby. This combination has teamed up twice before and both times have resulted in a win.
Donald McCain and Jason Maguire teamed up last year to win the Fighting Fifth Hurdle in the Newcastle 14:20. This year they are represented by Overturn who is in great form having won at Ascot last weekend.
Big Buck’s has won the Newbury Long Distance Hurdle for the last two years. At 14:35 he goes for the hat-trick.
Traditionally Newbury’s Hennessy Gold Cup at 15:10 is won by a second season novice chaser. The well fancied Aiteen Thirtythree fits this category along with 9 other entrants.
Colin Tizzard has won the Newbury 15:45 for the past two years. This year he runs Coup Royale.