Billy Loughnane has already shed his 7lb claim and will no doubt be on the hunt for more winners in Newcastle before he heads stateside. Live on Sky Sports Racing.
2.30 Newcastle – Zealot could be out again
Apprentice rider Loughnane gets his first ride on the Informat Zealotwho was only fourth in his bid for a five-timer at Southwell and is keen to get back on track. SCU picks pundits in BetUK Handicap (2:30).
Dream Harder is another who was on a winning streak before a good third at Lingfield on Saturday; Ben Sanderson pulls 3lbs for Ian Williams’ team.
Crystal Delight won under Jim Crowley last time out for William Jarvis’ team and made his 83 debut under Kieran Schumark.
3.00 Newcastle – Staff rivals clash with hot handicap
A few runners Spreadex Sports Premier League Best Odds Handicap (3:00) have been in decent form in the book lately, none more so than Mick Appleby’s Fast style with leading all-weather rider Kevin Stott in the saddle.
Dingle also made a welcome return to form last time out for Julie Camacho’s side at Southwell; Graham Lee hits the road.
Course and distance winner Roudemental should also do well after disappointing last time, while Ron O will also look to bounce back for Ray Craggs.
1.30 Newcastle v Bradley pair top four runners field
It talkSPORT Powered by Fans Handicap (1:30) has just four runners but still remains a scrappy affair with half of the quartet owned by Nick Bradley Racing.
Carl Burke Naomi’s charm was an easy winner at Southwell last time and could follow young rider Pierre-Louis Jamin, while Look Back Smiling was second last time.
Blueflagflyinghigh is very much undiscovered and could improve on his second handicap start for Michael Bell, while Richard Fahey’s Gincident is out again after winning at Wolverhampton last time out.
Watch Newcastle live on Sky Sports Racing on Wednesday 25 January.