Betting Preview – Friday 29th May

Friday’s sport includes eight race meetings in Ireland and the UK, the French Open continues, day two of the Irish Open and lots more.

Nine second round games take place in the FAI Cup, with the clash of St Patrick’s Athletic and Shamrock Rovers among the pick of the games.

Qatar play France in the second Group A game in Hyeres – live from 6.00pm on BT Sport 1.

There are eight meetings from Ireland and the UK. They are:
Newmarket (2.00pm, Flat)
Newcastle (2.10pm, Flat)
Brighton (2.00pm, Flat)
Down Royal (5.40pm, National Hunt)
Tramore (5.50pm, National Hunt)
Stratford (5.55pm, National Hunt)
Haydock (6.15pm, Flat)
Catterick (6.35pm, Flat)

They also race in South Africa at Fairview (11.40am, Flat), and in France at Saint-Cloud (12.50pm, Flat), where the highlight is the Prix Corrida (2.20pm) and it’s set to feature the dual Arc heroine Treve.

Sydney Swans play Carlton in the opening match of the ninth round of fixtures at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Live coverage from 10.30am on ESPN.

England play New Zealand in the opening day in the Second Test of the two-match series at Headingley.
Live coverage from 10.30am on Sky Sports 2.

Stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia is the longest leg of the race – a 236km journey from Gravellona Toce to Cervinia.
Live coverage from 1.30pm on Eurosport.

Day two from the Irish Open takes place at Royal County Down.
Live coverage from 12.00pm on RTE One & Sky Sports 4.

The second day’s play takes place at the Byron Nelson Championship in Texas.
Live coverage from 9.00pm on Sky Sports 4.

There are seven BAGS cards across the day. They are:
Kinsley (10.31am)
Swindon (10.38am)
Hove (2.08pm)
Monmore (2.18pm)
Nottingham (6.28pm)
Towcester (6.33pm)
Sheffield (6.39pm)

Heats 23 – 35 take place at Wimbledon as the First Round of the English Greyhound Derby continue.

The live game in France’s Top 14 is Stade Francais v Racing Metro (8.00pm, Sky Sports 1)

The live games in Super Rugby are:
Crusaders v Hurricanes (8.35am, Sky Sports 1)
Brumbies v Bulls (10.40am, Sky Sports 1)
Sharks v Rebels (6.10pm, Sky Sports 3)

Day six from the French Open at Roland Garros with more games in the Men’s and Ladies’ singles.
Live coverage from 9.30am on ITV4 & Eurosport.