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Newcastle – 6th September: DOM’S NAP + NB | Monday’s 2 Best Bets

The two horses you need to follow at Newcastle on Monday evening



Muker - Newcastle
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Taking on some inexperienced rivals, Richard Fahey’s representative could be the one to side with here following her Redcar third.

She’s up in trip and should improve from her opening outing last month for a yard where plenty of horses are running up to or above form in recent weeks.

G804KH Trainer Richard Fahey before the Olympic Glory Conditions Stakes Race run during Al Shaqab Lockinge Day at Newbury Racecourse.
Richard Fahey has three runners at Newcastle on Monday evening

Mellow Yellow holds an entry in the Group 1 Fillies’ Mile but is fairly late to the party for her two-year-old campaign so will have to be better than average to take this at the first time of asking.

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This looks pretty straightforward on paper if Roger Varian’s colt can replicate his Newbury neck-second off an unchanged mark here.

Roger Varian Epsom
Roger Varian is currently operating at a 13% win-rate

The son of Belardo remains a maiden but has picked up the silver medal on his last two starts and the illusive win is surely not far away.

His Newcastle fifth here back in April has turned out to be a strong contest and this looks his to lose on form.

Dominic Chapman is senior content writer at Low6 with a passion for horse racing. He provides a NAP and NB every day throughout the week on selected National Hunt and Flat cards in both Britain and Ireland. Additionally, he hosts the Paddock Picks Podcast with former Welsh Grand National-winning pilot, Charlie Poste - the pair interviewing and discussing current racing topics with a special guest every week.