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Saturday, 19 January, 2019

All the latest on today's meetings including going reports and market moves

Bangor: Mega Mind and About Glory have been well backed
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It is two weeks to the start of Royal Ascot with the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes opening proceedings but today jump racing is the main attraction.

Flat fans have to wait until 6.15 and the Tapeta at Newcastle to get their fix, with jumps fixtures at Bangor and Fontwell in the afternoon and then Kilbeggan and Southwell in the evening.

Going report

Bangor-on-Dee (first race at: 2.00)

Good (GoingStick 6.9 on Tuesday at 6am)
Rail movement; Races 1,2 & 4 +20yds, Race 6 +40yds 

Fontwell (2.15)

Good (GoingStick 6.5 on Tuesday at 6am)
Distances: Race 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7 +30yds, race 5 and 6 +45yds
Open ditch being omitted 

Kilbeggan (5.55)

Good, good to firm in places

Southwell (6.05)

Good (GoingStick 7.6 on Tuesday at 6.30am)

Newcastle (AW) (6.15)


Market movers

Fontwell 2.15
Theatre Rouge 12-1 (from 16)

Bangor 3.30
Cougar Kid 10-1 (from 12)

Fontwell 5.15
Muddle Thinking 4-1 (from 5)


What to back

Graeme Rodway (£) heads the tipping team for members. Tips Box has the top selections of our other experts and Signposts Sweetspots points to the top stats for the day.


What to read

Andrew Thornton tells Graham Dench how he came to the decision to retire with his final rides coming at Uttoxeter tomorrow.

David Milnes catches up with the Derby-winning team and finds Masar could have a new target for which he is not entered yet.

Yet more criticism from owners comes pouring in for Worcester after their latest fixture.  

What to watch

A few days to catch our breath after Epsom and the Postcast team does just that looking back at the weekend and ahead to next Saturday's action with a teaser to Royal Ascot thrown in for good measure.

Newmarket correspondent David Milnes, who shot the insightful pre-race videos with Godolphin's heroes Charlie Appleby and William Buick last week, has been back to record the celebrations.

Talking of Andrew Thornton's upcoming retirement, here is a video to remind everyone what a jockey he has been.


The best of Racing Post Sport

Our tennis correspondent Adrian Humphries unleashes his latest tips for today's French Open matches.

The countdown to the World Cup in Russia continues with the hosts facing Turkey in a last warm-up match and Liam Flin is expecting a goal fest.

It's another Roses match on the cricket field and Max Oram has a tip for the latest Royal London One-Day Cup tie between Lancashire and Yorkshire

Final thought 

Mention of the Queen Anne at Royal Ascot in two weeks raises the prospect of Godolphin and Coolmore colliding again with Rhododendron and Benbatl heading the betting.

For the freshest betting advice, based on latest going and market conditions, don't miss the Live Tipster every afternoon. Just click Raceday Live at or the mobile app

Flat fans have to wait until 6.15 and the Tapeta at Newcastle to get their fix
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