2011 Apollo Stakes Tips & Betting

February 18, 2011

DEPOSIT $100 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with

$200

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get

$75

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

2011 Apollo Stakes Tips & Betting

The 2011 Apollo Stakes is due to run as the feature race on Apollo Stakes Day at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday February 19, 2011.

Worth $250,000, the Group 2 Apollo Stakes is a weight-for-age race for horses aged three-years-old and upwards and is run over a distance of 1,400 metres.

The 2011 Apollo Stakes will run as Race 6 and is due to jump at 4.30pm (AEDST).

The current favourite at Luxbet is Hot Danish, paying $3.20 for the win.

Hot Danish finished third to much the same field  in February 5’s Expressway Stakes, however, has won twice second-up at this 1,400 metre distance, and since she is sure to be fitter in this run you have to assume she is a certain top three finisher.

Our team is backing Hot Danish to run second in the 2011 Apollo Stakes.

The Races.com.au team is confident that Danleigh, who is currently paying generous odds of $9 a win at Luxbet, will come through to win the 2011 Apollo Stakes again this year.

Chris Waller’s Danleigh won last year’s Apollo Stakes from an outside barrier (13) when he was second-up from a spell, and considering Danleigh has drawn the widest barrier once again (10), and he is once again second-up, we think he has the ability and experience necessary to win the 2011 Apollo Stakes.

The seven-year-old gelding also won last year’s Apollo Stakes with jockey Hugh Bowman on-board, the same jockey who will ride him this Saturday, and after a very similar expressway stakes run as this year’s.

Danleigh has won eight of his 29 career starts so far and has accrued total career earnings of almost $2 million.

The Races.com.au team also like the look of Melito who is back from a spell this start.

Melito, who is currently second favourite in the betting order at Luxbet at $4.40, won a trial at Rosehill on February 15, and has demonstrated she is back to her best form.

However, Melito often improves from her first-up run and may not quite have the fitness to last the full 1,400 metres, so we are backing the Gerald Ryan-trained mare for a place instead of a win.

Melito will be ridden by jockey Brendon Avdulla and will jump from barrier nine.

Centennial Park

Centennial Park is a chance in the 2011 Apollo Stakes after a recent Group win at Rosehill

Also not to be forgotten is David Payne’s Centennial Park, who won the Expressway Stakes at this track on February 5, 2011.

Centennial Park beat most of this 2011 Apollo Stakes field in his last race and has won two of his four starts at this track over this distance.

Centennial Park has drawn barrier six for the race and will carry 59 kilograms.

Luxbet is currently offering odds of $7.50 a win on Centennial Park.

Rosehill Race 6 Tips – Apollo Stakes

  • Races.com.au Favourite: #1 Danleigh
  • Best Place Picks: #7 Hot Danish from #8 Melito and #3 Centennial Park

If you would like to use our exclusive tips to bet on the 2011 Apollo Stakes, make sure you open an account with our favourite online bookmaker Luxbet today.

Quote the promo code BONUS400 to receive a free bet of up to $400.

2011 Apollo Stakes Field & Odds

No. Horse (Barrier) Luxbet Odds $400 Free Bet Win
1 DANLEIGH (10) 9.00 $3,600
2 METAL BENDER (NZ) (7) 19 $7,600
3 CENTENNIAL PARK (NZ) (6) 7.50 $3,000
4 LOVE CONQUERS ALL (8) 4.60 $2,000
5 VISION AND POWER (NZ) (4) 41 $16,400
6 LORNE DANCER (3) 21 $8,400
7 HOT DANISH (5) 3.30 $1,320
8 MELITO (9) 4.80 $1,920
9 ONCE WERE WILD (1) 12 $4,800
10 RUN FOR NAARA (2) 101 $40,400

*Your free bet can be wagered on any fixed odds market with a dividend of $1.50 or greater.
Note: Odds are subject to change and correct at time of publication 3:00PM AEDST 18/02/2011.

Photo courtesy (c) Steve Hart Photographics

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 Geo...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 George Moore Stakes

Heavy midweek rainfall in Brisbane has put the George Moore Stakes 2017 run of...

Horse Racing Today

Pierata heads up final field f...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emerge...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emergencies for 2018 Magic Millions 2yo Classic

The David Atkins trained Jonker will carry the number one saddlecloth in the...

Pierata chasing huge payday in...

Pierata chasing huge payday in 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The Greg Hickman trained three year old Pierata is in the running for a huge...

Magic Millions 2yo Classic fan...

Magic Millions 2yo Classic fancies hoping for middle of the field barriers

Connections of the two favourites for the 2018 $2m Magic Millions 2yo Classic...

Peters has 4 runners in 2017 K...

Peters has 4 runners in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Prominent Perth owner Bob Peters has four runners to try to give him his fifth...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field