Betting Preview – Tuesday 25th August

Tuesday’s sport includes five race meetings in Ireland and the UK, Champions League qualifier action involving Celtic, Capital One Cup matches and lots more.

Chepstow – 2.00pm, Flat
Brighton – 2.15pm, Flat
Ballinrobe – 4.25pm, Jumps
Newbury – 4.40pm, Flat
Fontwell – 4.50pm, Jumps

The following second-leg games in the qualification stages of the Champions League take place @ 7.45pm:
Monaco v Valencia (Setanta Ireland)
Malmo v Celtic (TV3)
Maccabi Tel Aviv v FC Basel
Shakhtar Donetsk v Rapid Wien
Dinamo Zagreb v Skenderbeu Korce

Capital One Cup second round fixtures take place – the live games is:
Luton Town v Stoke City (Kick-off 7.45pm, Sky Sports 1).

Other games involving Premier League sides include:
Aston Villa v Notts County (7.45pm)
Bury v Leicester (7.45pm)
Crystal Palace v Shresbury (7.45pm)
Newcastle v Northampton (7.45pm)
Preston v Watford (7.45pm)
Rotherham v Norwich (7.45pm)
Sunderland v Exeter (7.45pm)
Swansea v York (7.45pm)
West Brom v Port Vale (8.00pm)

Live from 11am on BBC3 and Eurosport, the fourth day at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, where Great Britain’s long jump star Greg Rutherford will be looking to add World Championship gold to a collection that includes a 2012 Olympic title. Medals are also decided in the women’s discus and 1500m, and men’s 400m hurdles and 800m.

New York Yankees v Houston Astros (Start-time 12.05am, BT Sport 1).

Nottingham – First Race 11.03am
Perry Barr – First Race 11.11am
Crayford – First Race 2.08pm
Sunderland – First Race 2.18pm
Sheffield – First Race 6.28pm

On the ATP Tour, the Winston-Salem continues in North Carolina, where Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is favourite for the title, while on the WTA Tour, the Connecticut Open continues where Petra Kvitova heads the betting.