Newmarket July Festival Tips & 2018 Betting Predictions


The Newmarket July Festival is a three-day feast of racing which includes the Group 1 July Cup and Group 1 Falmouth Stakes.

Kicking off with Ladies' Day on Thursday July 13, the Newmarket July Festival then moves to Gentleman's Day where the Falmouth Stakes takes centre stage. There's also the Duchess of Cambridge Stakes on the second day of the festival which is a popular betting race.

The final day features the Group 1 July Cup. One of the most prestigious sprint races in the world, the July Cup is always a thrilling contest and it brings a close to a quality UK racing festival.

Newmarket July Festival betting tips


We have tips for the 2018 July Cup and Falmouth Stakes.

The two major races during the festival are always popular with bettors and bookmakers have value odds on offer. 

Newmarket July Festival Ladies' Day betting card


Ladies' Day features a seven-race betting card with the Group 2 Princess Of Wales's Stakes being the main event.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Bahrain Trophy StakesRaheen House
July StakesCardsharp
bet365 HandicapEkhtiyaar
Princess Of Wales's StakesHawkbill
Maiden Fillies' Stakes
Spring Cosmos
John Deere HandicapShamshon
Sir Henry Cecil StakesBeat The Bank

Newmarket July Festival Gentleman's Day betting card


Day 2 features the Group 1 Falmouth Stakes on an eight-race betting card. The Duchess Of Cambridge Stakes is another popular betting race.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Silver Bunbury HandicapParfait
Duchess Of Cambridge StakesClemmie
bet365 HandicapMarzouq
Falmouth StakesRoly Poly
Price Bailey NurseryTangled
Maiden Stakes (Division 1)Being There
Maiden Stakes (Division 2)Global Giant
Chelsea Waterfront HandicapPrivate Mission

Newmarket July Festival July Cup Day betting card


The July Cup headlines the final day of the festival. It's a great seven-race betting card to close the festival, which includes the Group 2 Superlative Stakes.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Maiden Fillies StakesPoetic Charm
Fillies' HandicapInshiraah
bet365 Mile HandicapMedahim
Bunbury Cup HandicapAbove The Rest
Superlative StakesGustav Klimt
July CupHarry Angel
Sport Trophy HandicapQuloob