Betting Preview – Thursday 25th September 2014

Thursday’s sport includes four race meetings the UK, live European football action while the opening ceremony of the Ryder Cup takes place at Gleneagles.

There are four meetings in the UK on Thursday – they are:
Newmarket (2:00pm, Flat)
Pontefract (2:20pm, Flat)
Perth (2:45pm, National Hunt)
Kempton (5:40pm, Flat)

They are also the Vaal in South Africa from 12:25pm and Lyon-Parilly (11:00am), Maisons-Laffitte (11:45pm) and Fontainebleau (3:10pm) in France.

There are a number of matches from Spain, France and Italy on Thursday – the live games on TV are:
Italian Serie A – Lazio v Udinese (7:45pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
French Ligue 1 – St Etienne v Bordeaux (8:00pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 2)
Spanish La Liga – Valencia v Cordoba (9:00pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 5)

Action in the County Championship continues on Thursday as Lancashire face Middlesex (live on Sky Sports 2 from 10:00) at Old Trafford. Elsewhere, Champions League action takes place in India as the Chennai Super Kings face Lahore Lions (live on Eurosport 2 from 3:20pm).

The opening ceremony of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles takes place on Thursday as Europe and the USA take in the events curtain raiser ahead of the action on Friday morning (live on Sky 1 & Sky Sports 4 from 2:30pm).

There are seven BAGS cards on Thursday – they are:
Sunderland (11:03am)
Sheffield (11:11am)
Romford (2:08pm)
Crayford (2:18pm)
Sittingbourne (6:28pm)
Monmore (6:33pm)
Newcastle (6:39pm)

The opening session on day three of the World Cup of Pool continues on Thursday (live on Sky Sports 3 from 12:00pm & 6:00pm) in Portsmouth.

The Castleford Tigers take on the Warrington Wolves in the Super League (live on Sky Sports 1 from 7:30pm) from the Wish Communications Stadium.

The action continues at the Wuhan Open on Thursday with quarter-finals down for decision (live on BT Sport 2 from 5:00am &, 11:00am) in China.