The second Group status race on Randwick’s cracker 10-event card today is the $175,000 Group 2 Urbis Roman Consul Stakes (1200m), which is Race 4 and is due to jump at 1:30pm.
Nine three-year-olds make up the 2010 Roman Consul Stakes field this year with Slater the raging favourite to win currently paying $2.80 through Sportsbet.
The Chris Waller-trained Slater is a well bred colt by Redoute’s Choice, is coming off an impressive victory over 1100m at Rosehill and is drawn midfield in barrier five due to be ridden by Jim Cassidy.
Slater may be dominating in the odds by the Races.com.au team are tipping #1 Buffering to cause an upset and win the Roman Consul Stakes today.
Randwick – Race 4 – Urbis Roman Consul Stakes
- Races.com.au Favourite: #1 Buffering – Rated Special to Win at $4.60 Ladbrokes.com.au
- Races.com.au Favourites to Place: #6 Obsequious, #4 Slater & #9 Pontiana Ladbrokes.com.au
Promising Queensland galloper Buffering, trained by Robert Heathcote, has enjoyed two Group placings this spring in the Up And Coming Stakes and Danehill Stakes and can win this at good odds.
Our favourite horses to fill the placings are San Domenico Stakes winner Obsequious, the current favourite Slater and Pontiana drawn ideally on the rails.
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Roman Consul Stakes Field & Form
|No||Form||Horse Name||Handicap||B||Age & Sex||Jockey||Trainer||Career|
|1||113X122-||Buffering||56.5||9||3G||NRawiller||R L Heathcot||8-5-3|
|3||5712011X||No Hesitation||56.5||8||3G||CraigWilliam||C E Conners||7-3-1|
|7||21360X4||Georgette Silk||54.5||2||3F||GBoss||C E Conners||6-1-2|
|9||11||Pontiana||54.5||1||3F||JAdams||M W & J Hawk||2-2-0|