After another action packed weekend of racing that included the opening Group race of the Melbourne Autumn Carnival, today Monday January 31 another month on the track comes to a close with two TAB meets set to run.
Victoria and New South Wales are both home to exciting country race meets today providing some good online betting markets to kick start the week with in anticipation of the stakes racing taking place next Saturday.
Whether you fancy a Monday punt on one of today’s quality country showdowns, want to sign up and claim a free bet for the weekend or are keen to get in on the generous early odds available in the futures markets for the upcoming autumn Group 1 features, premier online bookmaker Luxbet is for you.
Horse Racing Today
- Stawell (VIC) – Race 1 jumps at 1:00pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Today Victoria’s sole TAB meet will take place at Stawell where an eight-race card will get underway at 1:00pm (AEDST) with the $12,000 Magdala Motor Lodge Maiden Plate (1100m).
Best race on the programme to enjoy a punt is Race 5 – the $12,000 Waack’s Stawell Bakery Class 1 Handicap (1600m) at 3:20pm (AEDST) where our favourite to win is #9 She’s Elvis drawn ideally and coming off a last start victory.
- Cessnock (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 1:18pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Cessnock in New South Wales has eight quality races running today starting with the $10,000 The Star Newspapers Advertisers Class 3 Handicap (1550m) at 1:18pm (AEDST) where #1 Valize is our favourite of the small field.
One event not to miss at Cessnock today is Race 8 – the $10,000 The Herald General News Advertisers Class 1 Handicap (1150m) at 5:35pm (AEDST) where #8 The Pioneer can win at good odds.