Wednesday Midweek Horse Racing – March 9, 2011

With the autumn racing season now in full swing, today punters have five quality TAB race meetings running around the country to enjoy a midweek bet on.

Metropolitan tracks in Victoria, New South Wales, Brisbane, South Australia and WA are all set to host bumper race meets this Wednesday making for a top-class day of racing and betting.

The best horse racing odds on all of today’s features and the upcoming Group 1 showdowns including the 2011 Australian Cup at Flemington this Saturday March 12 can be found at Luxbet.

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Today’s Horse Racing

  • Strathalbyn (SA)Race 1 jumps at 1:08pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet

The Wednesday racing action kicks off today at South Australia’s Strathalbyn track where the first of seven events on the card is Race 1 – the $10,000 Angas Zinc Mine SABOIS Maiden Plate (1200m) jumping at 1:08pm (AEDST).

The closing race at Strathalbyn this afternoon is a must watch when Race 7 – the $10,000 Cairn Hill Rating 0 – 68 Handicap (1200m) takes place at 5:20pm (AEDST) and where we are tipping double-figure roughie #6 Elite Spy coming off some promising form and drawn ideally on the rails.

  • Canterbury (NSW)Race 1 jumps at 1:15pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet

The sole race meeting in New South Wales today will run at Sydney’s Canterbury Racecourse, the eight-race programme due to get underway at 1:15pm (AEDST) with the $27,000 Ladies Day 19/3 Handicap (1100m) where of the small field we are tipping #7 Slick Shoes to win for trainer David Payne.

Brilliant card at Canterbury today highlights not to miss including Race 4 – the TJ’s Champagne Bar Handicap (1550m) at 3:00pm (AEDST) where hot favourite #2 Our Billy Blue looks hard to beat and Race 6 – the $27,000 OneSlipper.Com.Au Handicap (1900m) jumping at 4:20pm (AEDST) where our tip is #4 Falontino to overcome their wide draw and claim an upset.

  • Sandown (VIC)Race 1 jumps at 1:35pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet

Sandown in Victoria is host to one of today’s best midweek race meetings with the seven-event schedule kicking off at 1:35pm (AEDST) with Race 1 – the $30,000 CarSales.Com.Au Handicap (1300m) where a diminutive but classy field of five is lead by #2 Blackie.

A programme packed-full of top Handicap events at Sandown this afternoon including Race 5 – the $30,000 Betfair Handicap (1200m) at 4:00pm (AEDST) where our tip to win is #12 Adulterer well-weighted and nicely drawn.

  • Eagle Farm (QLD)Race 1 jumps at 1:58pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet

Queensland racing fans are treated to a great seven-event programme at Eagle Farm this Wednesday, the metro Brisbane meet kicking off with the $13,000 Mittys Three-Years-Old Maiden Plate (1200m) at 1:58pm (AEDST).

Eagle Farm Race 6 is shaping up as a cracker when the $13,000 Mullins Lawyers Class 3 Plate (1300m) takes place at 5:08pm (AEDST) and for the win we are tipping #3 Rapid Leica Jacko coming off the ideal lead-up.

  • Ascot (WA) Race 1 jumps at 4:13pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet

Later this afternoon the Wednesday race line-up comes to a close in WA with an exciting seven-race card at Ascot starting at 4:13pm (AEDST) with the $19,000 Westspeed 2YO Plate (1000m) where our favourite juvenile is #4 Dark Rock for leading Perth trainer Neville Parnham.

Ascot Race 6 looks one of the best for punters with the $19,000 Call TAB to Bet Handicap (1400m) at 7:21pm (AEDST) and for the win we can’t go past #11 Sky Diva paying great early odds for those that get in now at Luxbet.