Columnists

Alex Hammond: Roy can reign

"So far I think I’ve nailed this Champions Day lark…" Find out who Sky Sports News HQ presenter Alex Hammond is tipping at Ascot on Saturday.

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.

Emaraaty leads Magnificent

Catching Pigeons: Em people

Catching Pigeons rounds up all the gossip and tips from the major training centres and nominates Emaraaty as a likely type in the Dewhurst.

Racing Tips

Action from Redcar

Friday's racing preview

Dutch Artist might be worth a little interest in a seven-furlong handicap at Redcar, says Chris Wilson. He has a tip for every race.

Action from Redcar

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot is backing a Newmarket raider who could be interesting on his handicap debut at Redcar on Friday.

Alex Hammond: Roy can reign

"So far I think I’ve nailed this Champions Day lark…" Find out who Sky Sports News HQ presenter Alex Hammond is tipping at Ascot on Saturday.

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Football Tips

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Premier League tips: Friday

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Our best bets

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

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Betting Zone: Tipping record

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