There are six meetings scheduled to take place in the UK and Ireland on Friday, with action coming from Redcar, Haydock, Fakenham, Uttoxeter, Dundalk and Newcastle.

Friday’s programme gets underway at Redcar when the first of eight races, which offers up a ‘Free Bet if 2nd’, is due off at 13:00 and the last contest is at 16:55, while Betfred’s extra place promotion is available in the 15:50 and the closer.

Arctic Fox (5/1 Sam Hall Memorial Handicap) is without a win since June 2019 but appears to be trending in the right direction.

The five-year-old has picked up two second place finishes in her last four outings, including at Haydock last time out, and could challenge 7/4 favourite Mr Curiosity in the 14:40.

Haydock’s eight-race meeting starts at 13:15 and runs through to 17:10, with the ‘Free Bet if 2nd’ offer available in the 13:45 and an extra place in the 14:20, 16:05, 16:40 and 17:10.

Chairmanoftheboard (5/1 Download The Casumo App Handicap) was only beaten by a short head at York last time out and should go one better in the 14:20.

There are six races set to play out at Fakenham between 13:38 and 16:33 before we head to Uttoxeter for a further six.

The opener at Uttoxeter is due off at 13:55 and the action at the Staffordshire venue comes to a close at 16:50.

Punters can make use of Betfred’s extra place offer in the 14:30, 15:05 and 16:15, while the ‘Free Bet if 2nd’ promotion is available in the 15:40.

Dundalk puts on eight races (16:45-20:15) with the ‘Free Bet if 2nd’ offer up for grabs in the opener and an extra place available in the 17:15, 17:45, 18:15, 18:45 and 19:15.

Newcastle brings an end to Friday’s action with a further eight contests between 17:00 and 20:30 on the All Weather.

There’s a ‘Free Bet if 2nd’ up for grabs in the opener and an extra place on offer in the 17:30, 18:30, 19:00, 19:30, 20:00 and 20:30.

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