Barney Roy wins the St James's Palace

Ten declared for Champion; Ulysses out

Ulysses was a surprise omission as 10 horses were declared in the final field for Saturday's QIPCO British Champion Stakes.

Thursday's best bets

We pull together our best bets for Thursday's action, including horse racing, tonight's Europa League, NFL and greyhound racing.

Breaking It Down: Murt Khan's tip

Murt Khan's focus falls on Carlisle as the National Hunt expert and professional punter looks for more profits on Thursday.

The Tin Man and jockey Tom Queally

Champions to race on 'regular' track

Ascot's regular Flat-racing track will be used on QIPCO Champions Day, clerk of the course Chris Stickels said in a statement.

Trainer Harry Fry

Jamie Maynard: Door open to progress

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout October, Jamie Maynard will provide his three best bets.

Racing Tips

Breaking It Down: Murt Khan's tip

Murt Khan's focus falls on Carlisle as the National Hunt expert and professional punter looks for more profits on Thursday.

Kieran Shoemark celebrates

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot is backing Kieran Shoemark to close the gap further on David Egan in the Apprentice Championship at Newcastle on Thursday.

Trainer Harry Fry

Jamie Maynard: Door open to progress

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout October, Jamie Maynard will provide his three best bets.

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Haloween's Way
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Reanna
J: Antony Raj S
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Malkia
J: M Rajesh Kumar

Football Tips

Theo Walcott scored the only goal as Arsenal beat Doncaster

Europa League betting tips

Our Andy Schooler thinks Theo Walcott can wreak more havoc on Thursday, while we've also got a 7/1 tip for you in our Europa League betting preview.

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.

Graeme Storm

Betting Zone: Tipping record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.

Frankel: Poster boy for the first two editions of QIPCO British Champions Day

Champions Day: Six of the best

Ben Linfoot looks back at six of the most memorable moments of QIPCO British Champions day since its inception in 2011 ahead of Saturday's stellar card at Ascot.

Barney Roy

Ed Chamberlin: Barney rumble!

Ed Chamberlin previews QIPCO Champions Day and is backing Barney Roy to enjoy another moment in the sun at Ascot.

Will 'Team O'Brien' be celebrating an historic success this weekend?

Champions Day: Talking points

Ben Linfoot looks ahead to QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot and wonders whether Cracksman has the speed for the Champion Stakes.

Racing Tips

Breaking It Down: Murt Khan's tip

Murt Khan's focus falls on Carlisle as the National Hunt expert and professional punter looks for more profits on Thursday.

Kieran Shoemark celebrates

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot is backing Kieran Shoemark to close the gap further on David Egan in the Apprentice Championship at Newcastle on Thursday.

Trainer Harry Fry

Jamie Maynard: Door open to progress

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout October, Jamie Maynard will provide his three best bets.

Next Race Off
10:40 Mysore
8
(5)
Haloween's Way
J: Arshad Alam
2
(9)
Reanna
J: Antony Raj S
5
(4)
Malkia
J: M Rajesh Kumar

Football Tips

Theo Walcott scored the only goal as Arsenal beat Doncaster

Europa League betting tips

Our Andy Schooler thinks Theo Walcott can wreak more havoc on Thursday, while we've also got a 7/1 tip for you in our Europa League betting preview.

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.

Graeme Storm

Betting Zone: Tipping record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.