Today's greyhounds selections

We run the rule over Friday's greyhounds action and pick out our best bets and race-by-race selections.

Astute Missile (T4) turns prominently at the first bend of the Greyhound Derby

28/1 shocker in Greyhound Derby

Astute Missile (trap 4) became the longest-priced winner in the history of the Greyhound Derby when scoring at Towcester at 28/1.

The runners take the last in the Champion Hurdle

Greyhound Derby blog recap

Our man Will Hayler was live (from the office) to blog the premier four-legged sporting action.

Racing Tips

Muntadab

Value Bet: A 'dab hand

Ben Linfoot had a Value Bet double last week including 16/1 winner Bengali Boys - don't miss his big-price tips for Ascot and York on Saturday.

Rare Rhythm leads Appeared

Friday's racing preview

Appeared must go well in the John Guest Handicap at Ascot according to Chris Wilson. He has a suggestion for every race.

Parfait leads Makzeem at Newmarket

Catching Pigeons: Makz the lad

Our Catching Pigeons column rounds up the essential gossip and tips from around the country ahead of a busy weekend.

Next Race Off
17:55 Down Royal
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Treasuring
J: G F Carroll
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India Rain
J: P J Smullen

Football Tips

We celebrated along with Chelsea

All set for the big kick-off!

The new football season is almost upon us - don't miss the verdicts of our expert tipsters.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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

Our best bets

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