Horse Racing tips: 3 picks under the Friday night lights at Newcastle

Waitingonanalibi in the 18:30 is our racing boffins NAP on the night.

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18:30 Waitingonanalibi (NAP)

WAITINGONANALIBI showed much-improved form to open her account on nursery debut over course and distance last month. She finished second past the post that day, and won the race in the stewards’ room, but she would have been most unlucky not to get it after suffering notable interference.

Waitingonanalibi was most unlucky not to supplement that success back here last time, tanking along when again not getting the clearest run and finishing with a flourish. She is very much on the up now, and makes plenty of appeal able to race from the same mark.


17:25 False ID (Next Best)

FALSE ID isn’t the easiest horse to win with, and he is on a lengthy losing run, but he shaped as though he is coming back to the boil back under a fully-fledged rider when runner-up over course and distance last time.

That was a big step back in the right direction on just his second start for the David Griffiths yard, and he is very well handicapped on the pick of his form (last win came from a 10 lb higher mark). The booking of Oisin Murphy also catches the eye and a big run is expected.


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19:30 Saisons d’Or (Each Way)

SAISONS D’OR has been operating below his best for a while now (his last win coming in April 2019), but as a result, he has slipped a fair way in the weights and he is hard not to like from a handicapping perspective. He went particularly well on his last start over this course and distance in June, only narrowly failing in second, and a return to that sort of form should see him go very close here.

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Newcastle tips summary:

17:25 False ID (Next Best)
18:30 Waitingonanalibi (NAP)
19:30 Saisons d’Or (Each Way)


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