Racing: Best Bets For Day 2 Dublin Racing Festival

Tom is back for Day 2 of the Dublin Racing Festival with four more Grade 1s.

And so to Sunday of the Dublin Racing Festival!

Not quite as open as far as the Grade 1s go but that’s due to the likes of Galopin Des Champs and the unbeaten Honeysuckle being warm orders at the head of their respective markets.

Still plenty of plays dug out by the panel and a fabulous day’s racing in store.

Ladbrokes Novice Chase Grade 1 (13:20 Leopardstown)

Rixy is more than happy to take on Galopin Des Champs who he believes was flattered last time by the winning distance. He makes the case here for Fury Road at the prices who will easily be the best horse Galopin Des Champs has faced and he’s the value. The other guys are with the favourite but a no bet unless he drifts.

  • Daniel – Galopin Des Champs (no bet)
  • Rixy – Fury Road (win & place)
  • Donn – Galopin Des Champs (no bet)
  • Steve – Galopin Des Champs (no bet)

Ladbrokes Dublin Chase Grade 1 (13:50 Leopardstown)

Rixy thinks Chacun might be overrated but can’t really find a bet against him. Donn thinks the favourite is worth taking on with Captain Guinness who he suggests has more to offer at twice the price of Greaneteen. Steve agrees given he wants to be against the top two in the betting.

  • Daniel – Chacun Pour Soi (no bet)
  • Rixy – No bet
  • Donn – Captain Guinness
  • Steve – Captain Guinness



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Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle Grade 1 (15:00 Leopardstown)

Not much of a betting heat! Steve thinks there’s a Saint Roi angle without Honeysuckle but in truth, it’s a bit of a sit back and watch race.

  • Daniel – Honeysuckle (no bet)
  • Rixy – No bet
  • Donn – Honeysuckle (no bet)
  • Steve – Saint Roi (w/o Honeysuckle)

Tattersalls Ireland Novice Hurdle Grade 1 (15:35 Leopardstown)

Gatsby Grey for Steve at 34.0 win and place against the favourite. Rixy likes Three Stripe Life against Sir Gerhard who he feels had the run of it last time. Donn and Daniel are with the favourite though. Don suggests he is actually a bigger price than he could be and should live up to his reputation.

  • Daniel – Sir Gerhard
  • Rixy – Three Stripe Life (w/p)
  • Donn – Sir Gerhard
  • Steve – Gatsby Grey (w/p)

Sunday Other Bets

  • Daniel – No bets
  • Rixy – No bets
  • Donn – Max Flamingo (14.25 Leopardstown)
  • Steve – Party Central (12.45 Leopardstown)

Best Sunday Lay Bets

  • Daniel – No bet
  • Rixy – Galopin Des Champ (lay)
  • Donn – Chacun Pour Soi (lay)
  • Steve – Chacun Pour Soi (lay) & Pink In The Park (lay)

Best Sunday Bets

  • Daniel – No bet
  • Rixy – Three Stripe Life (15:35 Leopardstown)
  • Donn – Captain Guinness (13:50 Leopardstown)
  • Steve – Party Central (12.45 Leopardstown)

Best of luck!


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