Tips for Fontwell's Wednesday jump racing card

There's racing at Fontwell Park this afternoon - and we have some selections for you.

They race at Fontwell on Wednesday afternoon / Picture: Getty
They race at Fontwell on Wednesday afternoon / Picture: Getty

The experts at Betfair have looked through the card to come up with some picks for punters.

12.30 – Little Awkward

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2.00 – Definite Dilemma

3.02 – Kapga de Lily

12.30 - LITTLE AWKWARD had some good form in bumpers and looked very professional when making a winning start over hurdles at Plumpton in December. Admittedly, the opposition wasn't up to much, but he won by 12 lengths without coming out of third gear, impressing in every aspect of his performance. There should be even more to come now and this slightly longer trip will also be in his favour, so he is taken to come out on top at the likely expense of Valleres.

Trainer: Oliver Sherwood

Jockey: Jonathan Burke

Weight: 11st 9lbs

Age: 5

Sportsbook: 9/4

2.00 - DEFINITE DILEMMA was very weak in the betting starting out for this yard in a handicap chase at Warwick last month, but he won both of his starts in points earlier in his career, and showed much improved form after 19 months off the track. Definite Dilemma again caught the eye when finishing third over course and distance last time, looking stretched by such testing ground, while maybe finding the run coming too quick after a long layoff. The return to better ground now should suit better and he has more to recommend him than most in this line-up.

Trainer: Pat Phelan

Jockey: Sean Houlihan

Weight: 10st 13lbs

Age: 8

Sportsbook: 5/2

3.02 - KAPGA DE LILY has proved most progressive over fences this season, winning her first four starts by an aggregate of 54 lengths. She is now 34 lb higher in the handicap than when her winning run started, but judged by her latest success at Chepstow in January she could rate even higher yet. It is worth forgiving her a poor effort last time, as she was allowed to come home in her own time following a significant mid-race error. The step back up in trip now back on better ground and it will be a surprise if she doesn't resume her progress.

Trainer: Venetia Williams

Jockey: Charlie Deutsch

Weight: 12st 0lbs

Age: 8

Sportsbook: 15/8

* Today’s racing is also included as part of a new offering from Betfair, where punters can receive up to £50 in free bets as part of their new Race to Cheltenham offer. Punters who spend £20 on the Betfair Exchange for Fontwell Park will receive a free £10 bet for use during the festival, which starts on 16 March. The offer is valid on any of this Saturday’s (Mar 13) UK and Irish racing. Get the Latest Cheltenham Odds from Betfair.