There is plenty happening in the world of racing this Wednesday March 23 with five quality TAB meetings including metro racedays in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland to enjoy a midweek punt on.
Highlights on the Wednesday horse racing programme today include the seven-race meets at Sandown in Melbourne and Warwick Farm in Sydney.
Today is the perfect time to flex your wagering muscles and add some extra cash to your online betting account before the Group 1 features this weekend including the 2011 Rosehill Guineas.
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Today’s Horse Racing
- Murray Bridge (SA) – Race 1 jumps at 1:08pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
The opening TAB race meeting today is taking place at South Australia’s Murray Bridge Racecourse, the eight-event card there due to kick off at 1:08pm (AEDST) with the $10,000 Wellington Caravan Park / SABOIS Maiden Plate (1000m).
The later events feature some great handicap showdowns including Race 8 the $10,00 Wellington Lodge Rating 0 – 68 Handicap (1200m) wrapping things up at 5:28pm (AEDST) and for the win we are tipping #9 Schoorwin to overcome their wide draw.
- Eagle Farm (QLD) – Race 1 jumps at 1:23pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Queensland’s racing action in top-class this Wednesday with an exciting eight-race programme taking place at Eagle Farm Racecourse starting with Race 1 the $13,000 BMag Fillies and Mares Class 4 Handicap (1300m).
In the opening Eagle Farm race, #6 Our Hussey is our pick of the field for the win well-weighted with 53kg and drawn ideally in gate four.
One of the headline events on the card is Race 5 the $25,000 Skills Queensland National Apprentice Series Class 3 Handicap (1000m) at 3:48pm (AEDST) where #4 Justluk on the rails is our tip to win for Sunshine Coast-based trainer Troy Hall.
- Sandown (VIC) – Race 1 jumps at 1:35pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Quality racing in Victoria today with Melbourne’s Betfair Park Sandown Hillside Racecourse set to host seven events, things kicking off at 1:35pm (AEDST) with the $30,000 Slickpix Handicap (1700m) where our money is on the consistent #6 Lordoftheparrots prepared by Michael Moroney and due to be ridden by Group 1 winning hoop Glen Boss.
Every race at Sandown this afternoon is a must watch handicap showdown, one of the best for punters being Race 5 the $30,000 Betfair Handicap (2400m) at 4:00pm (AEDST) where Peter Moody’s improving Zabeel mare Harmony is our favourite of the field despite their horror draw.
- Warwick Farm (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 1:50pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Warwick Farm Racecourse in Sydney has a super seven-race programme taking place today starting with the $27,000 Free Entry Today Handicap (1400m) at 1:50pm (AEDST).
Of the fillies and mares facing off in Warwick Farm Race 1, #2 Merge is the favourite and based on recent form Peter Snowden’s Commands mare looks hard to go past.
Race 6 is shaping up as a beauty with the $27,000 Prospect Creek Handicap (1200m) for two-year-olds due to jump at 5:00pm (AEDST) and we are backing #8 Pegasus Miss, a $301 roughie in the 2011 Golden Slipper Futures Field & Odds.
- Ascot (WA) – Race 1 jumps at 3:33pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Later this afternoon WA’s Ascot Racecourse will be home to an eight-race programme starting at 3:33pm (AEDST) with the $19,000 Westspeed 2YO Plate (1200m) where the only juvenile of the field to have won to date is #5 Public Perception.
Ascot Race 7 is another not to miss with the $19,000 Playeronline.Com.Au Handicap (1400m) running at 7:21pm (AEDST) and for the win we are tipping #8 Galinba Blast seeking their third straight.