Horse Racing Week ahead with Bet365 :
It’s probably the last week we see potential Cheltenham clues before the countdown begins for the Festival properly, the all-important weights for handicap races are released this week so a mass of antepost bets look set to be placed once the ‘good things’ are found in the markets.
There is some high-grade action throughout the week and with the weather significantly improving there is plenty for punters to get their teeth stuck into, most notably Wednesday’s Punchestown meeting looks a cracker with the Grade 3 Quevega Mares Hurdle. Ireland also hosts graded action on Thursday at Thurles before the UK action kicks in for the weekend
The best of the racing this week can be found below:
2:10 – Quevega Mares Hurdle
3:50 – Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle
Saturday ITV are screening the racing from Kempton and Newcastle on Saturday
1:50 – Pendil Novices’
2:25 – Adonis Hurdle
3:00 – Dovecote Novices’
3:35 – Close Brothers Handicap Chase
3:00 – Vertem Eider Handicap Chase
2:40 – Winter Derby Stakes
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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea – 23rd February
Lazio vs Bayern Munich – 23rd February
Atalanta vs Real Madrid – 24th February
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Man City – 24th February
Real Sociedad vs Man Utd – 25th February
Benfica vs Arsenal – 25th February
Lille vs Ajax – 25th February
Leicester vs Arsenal – 28th February
Chelsea vs Man Utd – 28th February
Roma vs Milan – 28th February
RB Leipzig vs Borussia Monchengladbach – 28th February
Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid – 28th February
Brazilian Serie A
What an end to Brazil’s Serie A we have in store, the final game of the season is set to take place on Friday (12:20am UK time) where Flamengo or Internacional will lift the trophy.
Flamengo lead Serie A by two, sitting on 71 points; they are closely followed by Inter on 69 points. A win seals Flamengo their second successive title, but a slip up would see Internacional take the title providing they get all three points.
They faced each other last night with Flamengo winning 2-1, this should give them the momentum ahead of a tough game away at Sao Paolo, Inter on the other hand are at home to Corinithians but they may not recover from the fact that if they had beaten Flamengo last night then the title was theirs. Gabriel Barbosa hit the winning goal to hand the advantage to Flamengo where he will be hoping to do the same later this week.