2023 Old Newton Cup Betting Odds at Haydock Park racecourse

Saturday, 08 July 2023

La Yakel heads the betting market for the Old Newton Cup, with Cumulonimbus also among the favourites and the four-year-old has claimed two wins coming into this race. The same applies to Sheer Rocks, with Eve Johnson Houghton’s charge looking a tasty price and the horse seems favourably weighted for an encounter at 3.15pm on Saturday.

Maksud runs for Hughie Morrison, with the four-year-old having failed to show much form this season but capable of making progress. Teumessias Fox has landed a couple of victories this season and the four-year-old might run into a place here, while Alright Sunshine and Aramaic among the runners who are available to back at around 16/1.

2023 Old Newton Cup Handicap Tips

La Yakel could deliver trainer William Haggas with another winner at Haydock Park on Saturday, with the horse being sent off as the 100/30 favourite for the bet365 Old Rowley Cup Handicap on 7 October, with the runner having finished fourth out of sixteen runners. Tom Marquand was on board and we might expect the jockey to take the ride again this time.

Previously to this was a fine win at Ascot at the beginning of September when the runner was able to secure a win in the Lavazza Stakes over one mile and four furlongs, with a victory coming on the all-weather at Southwell. However, there are some smart horses lining up and Cumulonimbus has landed successive wins coming into the encounter.

The Charlie Fellowes-trained runner won over one mile and four furlongs at Haydock Park after winning the National Stud Consignment Handicap. Sheer Rocks also has two recent wins as a solid track record and the latest came in the Northern Dancer Handicap, with the 11/2 shot winning over one mile and four furlongs.

There was also an 11/1 success at Ascot, with Maksud next in the betting market and the horse was last seen finishing twelfth in the Duke of Edinburgh Stakes, although the horse previously ran well at Goodwood and Windsor last summer. Teumessias Fox could be a better each-way prospect and that’s despite an underwhelming performance in the Duke of Edinburgh Stakes.