Tomorrow the Group 1 autumn racing action hits top-gear with the 2011 Australian Cup and 2011 Newmarket Handicap running at Flemington’s Super Saturday of Racing, but firstly today there are five quality TAB meets to get punters warmed up and ready for the weekend.
Enjoy a Friday punt on any of the top events taking place at tracks in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia right now at the best price through Luxbet.
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Today’s Horse Racing
- Queanbeyan (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 12:33pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
The opening Friday race meeting this week will take place at New South Wale’s Queanbeyan track where a bumper nine-event card is due to get underway with the $10,000 Numbers Up Accounting Services Maiden Handicap (900m) at 12:33pm (AEDST).
Highlight event here will be Race 5 – the $10,000 Cut Through Solutions Class 1 Handicap (1600m) at 2:53pm (AEDST) where our tip to win is #4 Curious Dame coming off a last-start win over this distance.
- Stawell (VIC) – Race 1 jumps at 1:00pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Victoria’s sole TAB meet today will run at Stawell where an eight-race programme due to kick off at 1:00pm (AEDST) with the $12,000 Hygain SV 2YO Maiden Plate (1100m).
Stawell Race 5 is the feature event here with the $17,500 Hi-Way 8 Motor Inn 0 – 72 Handicap (1300m) taking place at 3:20pm (AEDST) and where we are tipping #1 Can Do to score a win for trainer Darren Weir.
- Ipswich (QLD) – Race 1 jumps at 2:00pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
In Queensland the best Friday race meet will take place at Ipswich with seven exciting races set to take place starting with the $10,000 Haggarty Group Pty Ltd Class 1 Handicap (800m) where we fancy #8 That’swhatyouget well drawn and nicely weighted to win Race 1.
Plenty of great Class and Handicap showdowns to enjoy a bet on at Ipswich this afternoon with Race 4 – the $12,000 Blue Ribbon Motors Class 1 Handicap (1520m) at 3:50pm (AEDST) looking the highlight and where our pick of the field is #2 Elusive Shadow.
- Gosford (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 2:28pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
The second TAB meeting in New South Wales today is set to take place at Gosford Racecourse where a quality eight-race programme will kick off at 2:28pm (AEDST) with the $16,000 HMA Halley & Mellowes Maiden Plate (1100m).
Final race on the Gosford card is shaping up as a cracker when a big field of fillies and mares contest Race 8 – the $16,000 HMA Techniplan F&M Benchmark 65 Handicap (1100m) at 6:55pm (AEDST) and of the bunch we are getting behind nice little roughie #9 Ready On Sunday to score an upset a great odds through Luxbet.
- Albany (WA) – Race 1 jumps at 5:01pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Later this afternoon WA’s Albany Racecourse will host a top eight-event programme to finish off the Friday racing action, things there starting at 5:01pm (AEDST) with the $8,000 Ebony Star Maiden (1500m).
Albany Race 7 is a must-watch with the $9,000 Fickle Jade Handicap (1800m) due to jump at 8:04pm (AEDST) and where #8 Megablitz is our tip to win.