Tomorrow the Golden Slipper Carnival 2011 kicks off with a beauty of a race-card at Rosehill, but first there are seven excellent Friday race meets running throughout the day including two top twilight meetings in Sydney and Melbourne.
Racing fans have quality line-ups in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia to cash in on this Friday and the best betting odds for all the races can be found at Luxbet.
The two highlight race meetings are the evening programmes running at Moonee Valley and Canterbury and premier online bookmaker Luxbet already has generous betting markets available on these meets.
Leading the Moonee Valley Friday Night Race-Card is the $200,000 Group 2 Alister Clark Stakes (2040m) set to run as Race 6 at 9:15pm (AEDST).
Of the 14-horse Alister Clark Stakes final field, #1 Folding Gear is the current favourite after winning their last two starts so back them now at Luxbet!
Races.com.au will be publishing the best Friday Night Moonee Valley Race Tips up shortly and already have the winning Canterbury Friday Betting Picks available for our readers.
There are also some brilliant black-type features not to miss at other tracks this Friday including the $100,000 Listed Werribee Cup (2630m) in Victoria.
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Today’s Horse Racing
- Werribee (VIC) – Race 1 jumps at 12:25pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Victoria’s opening TAB meet today will run at Werribee Racecourse with a cracker nine-event card due to kick off at 12:25pm (AEDST) with the $15,000 Alan Harvey Fillies & Mares Maiden Plate (1110m).
Best event here is Werribee Race 7 – the 2011 Werribee Cup jumping at 4:00pm (AEDST) – which has drawn a field of eight stayers.
Odds-on favourite is #4 Upon, the Robert Hickmott-trained Reset gelding seeking their fourth win on the trot and drawn in barrier five.
See below for the full 2011 Werribee Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw.
- Muswellbrook (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 12:42pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
In New South Wales, Muswellbrook will also be home to a bumper nine-race card today the action due to get underway at 12:42pm (AEDST) with the $10,000 MuswellbrookRaceClub.Com.Au Maiden Handicap (1280m).
Race 6 the $10,000 Upper Hunter Junior Cricket Club Class 1 Handicap (1450m) at 3:40pm (AEDST) is shaping up as a beauty and for the win our money is on #11 Check The Chips drawn ideally and coming off some promising form.
- Nowra (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 1:08pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
The New South Wales racing action continues at Nowra this afternoon where the first of eight races, the $10,000 Fosters Maiden Plate (1100m), will kick things off at 1:08pm (AEDST).
The closing race at Nowra is a must watch with Race 8 the $10,000 Kennedy’s Bus Tours Benchmark 55 Handicap (1600m) taking place at 5:30pm (AEDST) and for the win #6 Pakawaka is hard to go past especially looking at their current double figure odds if you get in now at Luxbet.
- Ipswich (QLD) – Race 1 jumps at 1:25pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Ipswich Racecourse will host Queensland’s sole TAB meet this Friday, the action there kicking off at 1:25pm (AEDST) with the $10,000 Recruitment Queensland Fillies & Mares Class 1 Handicap (1200m) and to win Ipswich Race 1 we are tipping #4 Ty Seeker coming off a last-start win.
- Geraldton (WA) – Race 1 jumps at 5:21pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Later this afternoon Geraldton Racecourse in WA will be host to a quality seven-event programme, Race 1 the $8,000 Nufarm Maiden (1400m) getting things underway at 5:21pm (AEDST).
Race 5 at Geraldton is the feature not to miss today with the $9,000 Landmark / WFI Midwest Cup (1900m) lighting up the track at 7:25pm (AEDST) where our money is on #8 Not Ever for an upset.
- Moonee Valley (VIC) – Race 1 jumps at 6:45pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
One of the best Friday race meets this evening is the eight-race Moonee Valley Night Racing Programme kicking off at 6:45pm (AEDST) with the $50,000 Moreton Hire Handicap (1000m).
Headline Moonee Valley Races tonight include Race 2 the $100,000 Listed St Albans Stakes (1000m) and Race 6 the 2011 Alister Clark Stakes.
Stay tuned to Races.com.au to get the insider Moonee Valley Alister Clark Stakes Meet Betting Tips up later today.
- Canterbury (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 7:00pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
The final Friday race meet will take place at Sydney’s Canterbury Racecourse with a seven-race programme due to start at 7:00pm (AEDST) with the $27,000 Goldners Horse Transport Handicap (1550m) where #6 Intermac on the rails is our early pick.
Click on the link to view our complete Canterbury Friday Night Racing Tips.
2011 Werribee Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw
Werribee Race 7 – 18/03/2011 – 4:00pm (AEDST)
|#||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight (kg)||Hcp. Rating|
|1||KERDEM (IRE)||Patrick Payne||Kelly Myers||3||57||94|
|2||AJHAR (USA)||Lee Freedman||Jason Maskiell (a)||2||55.5||86|
|3||ELMORE||Luke Oliver||Craig Williams||6||55.5||84|
|4||UPON||Robert Hickmott||Nicholas Hall||5||55.5||82|
|5||IRAZU||Steve Richards||Steven King||4||55.5||82|
|6||MONTAHLIA (NZ)||Michael Kent||–||1||55.5||78|
|7||STILLMAN (USA)||Robert Hickmott||Darren Gauci||8||55.5||72|
|8||THE MEMBER||Robbie Laing||Nikita Beriman||7||55.5||58|