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Key info for the day as rain eases the going at some of the tracks

Brighton: final day of its summer festival on Friday
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A busy day of action with the final day of Brighton's summer festival, a Listed contest from Tipperary and the only seller of the year at Newmarket.

That is just some of the delights on offer on Friday. There are four other meetings to look forward to and the countdown to the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup.

Overnight rain has eased the ground at some of the tracks, details of which can be found below. 


Going report

Wolverhampton (first race at: 1.50)
Standard

Brighton (2.00)
Good to soft, soft in places (from good to soft, good in places)

Musselburgh (2.10)
Good, good to firm in places. R1, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 +7y

Tipperary (5.05)
Sprint - good, good to firm in places; Round - good (from good to firm all over) 

Newmarket (5.25)
Good to soft, good in places (from good to firm). Rail movements: R4 +21y

Haydock (5.45)
Good to firm (GoingStick 8.9 at 6.30am). Rail movements: R1 +24y, R2, 3 & 4 +9y, R5 +48y

Chelmsford (5.55)
Standard


Market movers

3.10 Musselburgh: Ravenhoe 6-1 (from 8)

5.00 Brighton: Impart 11-4 (from 10-3)

5.15 Musselburgh: Pantomime 11-2 (from 8)

7.55 Haydock: Paddy A 3-1 (from 4)


What to back

Find out the best bet of the day in no time at all with Ten Second Tip

Our regional experts have picked out the top selections for the day's racing. You can find out who they fancy in Tips Box.


What to read

Advertise will go for the Phoenix Stakes at the weekend rather than the Prix Morny. Trainer Martyn Meade is keen on his chances.

Cricketer Will Beer needs a new nickname for his bat and wants it to be named after a racehorse. You can suggest names for him here.

With the Shergar Cup taking part this weekend, find out a little more about Swedish rider Per Anders Graberg.


What to watch

Australian jockey Corey Brown, who rides at the Shergar Cup on Saturday, has taken part in our quickfire quiz

Ahead of the Ebor festival later this month, Maddy Playle has been speaking to the team behind Yorkshire Oaks-bound star Laurens

The best of Racing Post Sport

It's back! The Premier League returns for the 2018-19 season with Manchester United taking on Leicester City. Read our preview here.

Final thought 

Too Darn Hot produced the most striking of debuts at Sandown on Thursday, backing up the positive gallops mentions from our Newmarket correspondent David Milnes. The two-year-old looks one for the tracker without a doubt.


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 racingpost.com or the mobile app


 

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