Racing at Doncaster - stats and tips from Racing Post expert ahead of Tuesday meeting

Doncaster stages an interesting six-race card on Tuesday with a host of big names set to be represented on Town Moor.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 10:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 10:44 am
Doncaster Racecourse. Picture: Marie Caley
Doncaster Racecourse. Picture: Marie Caley

The first race of the day is at 1.05pm with the meeting concluding at 3.50pm.

The experts at the Racing Post have previewed all the action with stats and tips to hopefully provide those all-important winners.

Brian Hughes has partnered two winners from six rides at Doncaster this season, an impressive 33% strike-rate & he has an interesting ride for Pauline Robson in the £8,035 beginners chase over two and a half-miles (2.10pm).

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He does the steering on Stay Humble who has a first run for the yard, having previously been based with Closutton maestro Willie Mullins in Ireland.

A bumper and hurdle winner, this is the son of Beat Hollow’s first runs over fences, but could be a potential improver in his new surroundings.

He faces seven rivals, including the unexposed The Big Bite who was fourth to the talented Master Tommytucker at Kempton in November on his debut over the larger obstacles.

He is partnered by Jonathan Burke, a man in form with a 17% strike-rate in the last two weeks.

Nicky Henderson has enjoyed plenty of success at Town Moor in the last five seasons with 18 winners from 71 runners, a 25% strike-rate.

He saddles two unexposed novices at the track on Tuesday in the shape of Craigneiche (1.35pm) and Global Society (2.40pm).

Craigneiche won a bumper at market Rasen in June, 2019 and was not disgraced when third to the exciting The Big Breakaway on his hurdling debut last month, whilst the latter is bidding to make a winning debut for the Seven Barrows maestro having finished second in three runs for Irish trainer Gordon Elliott last season.

Alan King is the leading trainer at Doncaster in the last five seasons with 23 winners from 106 runners.

He has five runners at the track on Tuesday, including Stockburn in the 3.15pm who finished a creditable third at Exeter over a marathon trip in December.

Sky Bet Request A Bet Training Series Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle (Part Of The Racing Excel (Class 5) (4yo+ 0-100) 3m 84y SSR

Tip: The Boola Bee

Sky Bet Best Odds Guaranteed Maiden Hurdle (Class 5) (4yo+) 2m 4f 181y SSR

Tip: Craigneiche

Sky Bet Cheltenham Non Runner No Bet Beginners' Chase (Class 4) (5yo+) 2m 4f 115y SSR

Tip: The Big Bite

Sky Bet Britain's Most Popular Online Bookmaker Novices' Hurdle (Class 4) (4yo+) 2m 128y SSR

Tip: Perfect Predator

Play Itv7 Tonight Novices' Handicap Chase (Class 4) (5yo+ 0-120) 3m 2f 1y SSR

Tip: Stockburn

Sky Bet Extra Place Races mares' Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier For The Northern Lights Mares' Hurdle (Class 4) (4yo+ 0-120) 2m 3f 88y SSR

Tip: Schiaparannie

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