Today's Horse Racing Tips: Back this trio at Southwell

Today's horse racing tips for Thursday at Southwell.
Today's horse racing tips for Thursday at Southwell.

In the absence of our resident tipster Chris Baker, Steve Chambers steps into his shoes, and picks out three fancies on today’s action at Southwell...

Southwell Tips

Slowmo - 13:15 Southwell

Racing on turf on Thursday has been decimated by the cold weather, but the All-Weather action at Southwell should survive the baltic conditions and we pick out our three best bets from their seven-race card. One that catches the eye in the 13:15 contest, the Betway Handicap, run over four furlongs and 214y is Slowmo, who is challenging for favouritism with Thegreatestshowman. Slowmo was a winner over course and distance in early December off a mark of 61 and was last seen running a decent race on the Fibresand off a mark of 65, where he was second to Centurion Song. He was only beaten a head that day, but the pair had pulled well clear of their rivals, and running off the same mark this afternoon, the five-year-old can make the most of an attractive mark of 65 and claim the prize in fine style.

Southwell 13:15
Slowmo silk

Slowmo

placed
Today's Racing Tips

Horse Racing £20 Risk Free First Bet Money Back In Cash

#Ad. New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Apple Pay will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. Paddy's Rewards Club: Get a £10 free bet when you place 5x bets of £10+. T&Cs apply. 18+ Begambleaware.org

Samovar - 14:45 Southwell

A regular at Southwell, Samovar will make a swift return to the track on Thursday and looks to have a terrific chance of claiming victory in the Heed Your Hunch At Betway Handicap at 14:45. He finished a fine second behind Zylan on Sunday, but the winner that day was attractively handicapped and Samovar had pulled two lengths clear of the third, so it's a smart piece of form. He runs under a penalty this afternoon, but with Jonathan Fisher claiming 5 lb off his back then that should negate that, so he should be able to deliver off today's mark. With six wins at the track, Samovar knows how to get his head in front, and today he can duly notch up a magnificent seventh victory in a mediocre contest.

Southwell 14:45
Samovar silk

Samovar

won

Gossip - 15:45 Southwell

Four-year-old filly Gossip tasted victory at Southwell two starts ago in the middle of December, but she failed to fire over a longer trip next time out, but she can duly return to winning ways in the final race of the card the Betway Casino 'Hands And Heels' Series Apprentice Handicap at 15:45. That victory came over 4f 214y last month, whereas her last outing, which ended in defeat came over six furlongs, so a return to the minimum distance on Thursday should see her at her best. She will be 4 lb higher in the handicap in today's contest, but her rivals this afternoon have found it tough to bag a win of late, and Gossip can duly complete the afternoon on a winning note.

Southwell 15:45
Gossip silk

Gossip

won
Cheltenham Festival Races

£20 Risk Free First Bet Money Back In Cash

New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is €/£20. T&Cs apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 Get £40 in Free Bets
New customers using promo code C40 only. 1x per customer. Min £10/€10 bet. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Free bets paid as 2x £15/€15 (expires after 30 days). Max £10 Bonus. 35x wagering requirement. Max redeemable amount £25. Casino bonus expires 72 hours from issue. Eligibility rules, free-bet rules, game, location, payment-method, currency restrictions, stake contributions and terms and conditions apply. 18+ begambleaware.org.
Welcome Offer
#ad Open Account Offer. Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365. Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply. The bonus code ‘100BET365’ can be used during registration, but does not change the offer amount in any way. 18+ begambleaware.org.
Bet £10 Get £30 + 60 Free Spins
New UK & NI customers only. Promo code SPORTS60. Deposit and place first sports bet of £10+ in one transaction, at odds of Evens (2.0)+, settled within 60 days. First bet must be on Sports. £30 in Free Bets credited within 48 hours of bet settlement. 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS validation may be required. Max 60 Free Spins on Justice League Comics. 7-day expiry.  Full T&Cs apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £5 Get £20 In Free Bets
Min £5 bet on the SBK. Rewards valid for 7 days. Free bets must be placed at min odds of 1.5. Exchange free bet limited to certain markets. Payment restrictions apply. T&Cs apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 & Get £30 Free Bets + £10 Casino Bonus
Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code 30F - A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 placed on any sports market - Minimum odds of 1/2 (1.5) - Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days - Free bet stakes not included in returns - Casino Bonus must be claimed within 7 days • To withdraw bonus/related wins, wager bonus amount x40 within 14 days • Wagering req. vary by game • Withdrawal restrictions and Full T&C’s apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 Get £40 In Bonuses
18+ new customers only. Deposit, opt-in and place a £10 qualifying bet at odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 3x £10 Sports Free Bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater. Plus, a £10 Game Show Bonus, selected games, wager 40x to withdraw a max of £250. Bonuses expire in 7 days. T&Cs Apply, see below. Please Gamble Responsibly. 18+ begambleaware.org
£25 Bet Bundle
UK Customers (Excluding NI) only. Cash stakes only. Min £10 stake required for initial £5 free bet. Min odds ½. Max £25 in free bets. Subsequent free bets equal 50% average of each 3 qualifying bets. 13 bets required to receive full £25 free bet. Qualifying bet must be placed within 30 days of opening account. Cashed out bets will not qualify towards average stake. One offer per customer, household or IP address. Free bet expires after 7 days. T&Cs apply
Today's Most tipped
Latest racing results
Wolverhampton
19:10
1st Doctor Churchill
2nd Major J
3rd Love Baileys
Wolverhampton
18:40
1st Fayathaan
2nd Majestic Tejaan
3rd Toussarok
Wolverhampton
18:10
1st Universal Effect
2nd Herons Nest
3rd My Brother Mike
View All Today's Results