Wednesday racing best bets – Irish racing tips at Navan and Galway
Irish horse racing action returns on Wednesday with two meetings going to post. We look over both of the day’s fixtures and pick out our Irish racing tips at Navan and Galway.
Following a day off on Tuesday there is a return of Irish horse racing on Wednesday and two meetings will head to post in support of the day’s UK racecards.
Wednedsay’s fixtures sees flat racing action from Navan, while over the jumps there is a meeting at Galway and 16 races in all await punters.
We’ve looked over both of the Wednesday racecards and pick out our Irish racing tips at Navan and Galway.
WEDNESDAY RACING BEST BETS – IRISH RACING TIPS AT NAVAN & GALWAY
2:27 Galway – Bet 10 Get 20 With MansionBet Handicap Hurdle (4yo+) 2m3f
REBEL WALTZ ran better than his bare fifth at Tramore last month suggests and the Getaway gelding can get back on the scoresheet here.
Tom Nagle’s charge had been in good form previously, making the frame on all his starts following lockdown save for a fall over fences at Tipperary and he was a winner at Wexford two starts ago, beating Pat Coyne by four lengths.
His chances last time out were scuppered by a couple of late mistakes, but he had shaped well enough behind Supreme Vinne and was only beaten around three lengths there; the fourth in that race has won since and was only one length ahead of the selection, while the sixth has subsequently finished runner-up so the form looks very fair.
He can race from the same mark here while this slightly lesser trip ought not to present an issue and it wouldn’t come as a surprise to see him deliver another big run.
4:10 Galway – Ryans Cleaning, Disinfecting, Waste Disposal And Recycling Chase (5yo+) 2m6½f
DISCORAMA has proven himself a very smart chaser since winning on his debut over the larger obstacles at Naas and the Saddler Maker gelding can get back on the up on his seasonal return.
Paul Nolan’s charge contested in Graded company in the wake of that first win, making the frame in the National Hunt Challenge Cup at the Cheltenham Festival and chasing home the classy Delta Work in the Champion Novice Chase at Punchestown.
He raced only four times last term with his best effort coming when finishing third in the Ultima Handicap Chase and this is a much less taxing assignment on his reappearance. He’s gone well fresh in the past and there could be better still to come on just his second outing following wind surgery so he’s taken to make a winning reappearance.
4:20 Navan – NavanRacecourse.ie Maiden (Plus 10 Race) (2yo) 1m
LAELAPS is progressing with each start and Jessica Harrington’s charge can get off the mark at the fourth time of asking.
The Exceed and Excel colt had offered something to work on despite only finishing eighth on his debut, making the frame on both subsequent outings and finding only one too strong latest at Listowel where he was beaten a half-length behind Matchless.
He gave the impression that he might want a stiffer test of stamina given how he finished off the race and this extra furlong might unlock some further progress. Also fourth on heavy ground inbetween those runs he ought to handle these conditions and every chance he can open his win account.
5:15 Galway – Guinness Handicap Chase (4yo+) 2m2f
BRIDGE NATIVE has been in good form this campaign, winning three of her last four starts which includes two over fences although her latest came over hurdles at this venue last month.
Dot Love’s Stowaway mare had beaten Rocky Court at Downpatrick over fences prior to that last-time success where the nine-year old hat Loudest Whisper behind when running out a three lengths’ victor and her earlier chase success hinted that she hadn’t finished her progression so there may yet be better to come.
She’s been raised a fair bit in the weights following her recent successes and she competes here from 7lbs above her last winning chase mark; but given she is in good form and has been freshened up by a break she ought to give a good account in this competitive contest where she can go close under her good claimer.
5:25 Navan – Yellow Furze Handicap (Div I) (3yo+ 45-65) 1m2f
ALLY CAY isn’t the most consistent but the Alhebayeb filly made a winning start to life with John McConnell when successful at Roscommon back in June.
She hasn’t backed up that win in a number of subsequent starts, but she found only one too good on her last start on the level back at Roscommon when denied only a half length and she ran well in defeat over hurdles on her last outing where she finished third.
The form of her last outing on the level is fair and she can compete here from 3lbs below that mark while the lesser trip may also show her in a better light back on the flat; while her ability to handle heavy ground is proven and she looks set to deliver a big run.