Betting Preview – Friday 17th April

Friday’s sport includes seven race meetings from the UK & Ireland, top-of-the-table Championship action, golf’s Shenzhen International & RBC Heritage continue and lots more besides.

Fontwell – 1.10pm, National Hunt
Ayr – 1.25pm, National Hunt
Newbury – 1.50pm, Flat
Tipperary – 3.00pm, National Hunt
Bath – 4.35pm, Flat
Southwell – 4.55pm, National Hunt
Dundalk – 5.35pm, Flat

There’s also action in South Africa from Fairview at 12.10pn and from Greyville at 4.55pm. The sole French meeting comes from Maisons-Laffitte and that starts at 12.50pm.

English Championship – Norwich City v Middlesbrough (Kick-off 7.45pm, Sky Sports 1).
MLS – New York Red Bulls v San Jose Earthquakes (Kick-off 12.00am, Sky Sports 5).
Belgian Pro League – Standard Liege v Gent (Kick-off 7.30pm, Setanta Sports 1).
A-League – Wellington Phoenix v Central Coast Mariners (Kick-off 8.30am on BT Sport 1).
A – League – Newcastle Jets v Sydney FC (Kick-off 10.45am, BT Sport 1).
French League – Nantes v Marseille (Kick-off TBA, BT Sport 2).
Bundesliga 2 – Ingolstadt v Fortuna Dusseldorf (Kick-off 5.30pm, ESPN).
Bundesliga – Eintracht Frankfurt v Borussia Moenchengladbach (Kick-off 7.30pm, ESPN).

Collingwood v St Kilda (Bounce-up 10.50am, ESPN).

Pittsburgh Pirates v Milwaukee Brewers (Start-time 12.05am, BT Sport 2).

Junior Witter v Ahmed El Mousaoui (live on 8.00pm on Eurosport).

Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League is live from 3.00pm on Sky Sports 1.

The practice session from the Bahrain Grand Prix is live from 4.00pm on BBC 2 and from 9.55am, 11.55am & 3.55pm on Setanta Ireland.

On the European Tour, the Shenzhen International continues and it is live on Sky Sports 4 from 6.00am.
On the PGA Tour, the RBC Heritage enters its second day and the action can be viewed live on Sky Sports 4 from 8.00pm.

Kinsley – First Race 10.31am
Swindon – First Race 10.38am
Hove – First Race 2.08pm
Monmore – First Race 2.18pm
Nottingham – First Race 6.28pm
Sheffield – First Race 6.33pm
Towcester – First Race 6.39pm

Montreal Canadiens v Ottawa Senators (Face-off 12.00am, Setanta Sports 1).

Super Rugby:
Crusaders v Chiefs (Kick-off 8.35am, Sky Sports 1)

Super League:
St Helens v Leeds Rhinos (Kick-off 8.00pm, Sky Sports 3).

NRL Rugby:
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles (Kick-off 10.35am, Setanta Sports 1).

European Rugby Challenge Cup
Edinburgh v Newport Gwent Dragons (Kick-off 7.45pm, BT Sport 1).

ATP Tennis: The Monte-Carlo Masters is live from 9.30am on Sky Sports 3.