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Newmarket July festival 2020: Day 1 Schedule, Time, Runners, Riders, Tips & More

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Day one of the Newmarket July festival is upon us; we have everything you need for a day of fruitful punting. Check out the latest news and non-runners, as well as the complete list of today's races including exclusive Newmarket tips from our racing experts. We also compile the latest Newmarket July festival free bets and offers for you to choose from.

Newmarket Day 1 races:

The first of the three day Newmarket July festival commences with a bumper eight-race card, including three Group races. Click on each racecard to find a full list of the runners and riders.

Newmarket racecourse going report

The going conditions at Newmarket are subject to change depending on the level of moisture in the ground. The latest going report for Newmarket is good to firm.

Newmarket Day 1 Tips

Our experts pick their selections for each race on the first day of the Newmarket July festival at Newmarket to help you find more winners.

12:10 Maiden Fillies Stakes - Miss Jingles

Sister to winners Sound Of Silence (5f-6f 2yo including Gr 3; 110) and Silent Bullet (7f 2yo; 104), half-sister to winners Stay Silent (8.6f AW; 77) and Hushing (72); dam unraced half-sister 1m 2yo Group 1 winner Ibn Khaldun out of 1m Gr 1 winner; makes plenty of appeal on breeding and stable won this in 2017 and 2018 (including with a newcomer); market should be revealing

12:45 bet365 Handicap - Chairmanoftheboard

Ended his losing run when strong at the finish in 6f handicap at Windsor last month; could only manage fourth back at the same track 11 days ago when the steady pace wouldn't have suited; still has some potential as a sprinter and wouldn't dismiss despite the rise in class.

1:15 bet365 Handicap - Maydanny

Only had four starts and impressive when making a successful return from a year off on handicap debut at Yarmouth (1m, firm) last month (runner-up has won twice since); just under 3l behind Almufti in Silver Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot (1m, good) since but he was first home of the nine who raced on the far side; still unexposed and one to take seriously.

1:50 Sir Henry Cecil Stakes - Al Suhail

Has the highest rating on 2yo form at 7f/1m but he didn't always look a push-button ride and the cupboard was bare, after pulling hard, on return in the 2,000 Guineas (even allowing for racing away from the best strip); has a significantly easier task here and it's possible he needed that run badly.

2:25 Bahrain Trophy Stakes - Al Aasy

All three starts on the other course here, easily winning a novice event (1m4f, soft) latest; form of his penultimate effort (Listed fifth) is working out nicely; should have more to offer and warrants respect.

3:00 Tattersalls July Stakes - Qaader

Plenty of promise in two runs over 6f on good ground, winning impressively at Newbury then second in the Coventry where he couldn't get past the 150-1 winner but looked one to take from the race; respected.

3:35 bet365 Handicap - Sunset Breeze

Has taken great strides in 6f handicaps this year, winning all three on turf (soft)/AW; under a penalty and is more ambitiously placed here but this track is likely to suit better than the ones he's been racing on recently; interesting.

4:10 Prince Of Wales Stakes - Enbihaar

Been a late-developer, but has won five of her nine starts and proved most progressive last season, completing a hat-trick on fast ground at Group 2 level, culminating in a game success in the Park Hill at Doncaster (14.5f, good to firm); lost little in defeat when beaten just over a length into third behind Anapurna in the Group 1 Prix de Royallieu at Longchamp (1m6f, very soft) in October and a major player if ready to roll on this first outing since (won first time out last season).

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