A capacity field of sixteen fillies will line up...
With early Caulfield Guineas 2011 favourite Smart Missile racing in Saturday’s elite level Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield, a crack field of fellow Guineas-bound three-year-olds will face off in the Caulfield Guineas Prelude and below are the Races.com.au team’s insider tips and form on the feature.
Running as Caulfield Race 5 at 3:00pm (local time), the $175,000 Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) has 12 contenders still in contention after the early withdrawal of #11 Sabrage.
Caulfield Guineas Prelude betting at Luxbet is dominated by two gallopers with dual Group 1 winner Helmet the easing $3.10 favourite.
Peter Moody’s last-start McNeil Stakes winner at the track, Golden Archer, is hot on their heels as the firming $3.90 second elect in the Guineas Prelude odds.
Punters are also warming to the ideally-drawn Chase The Rainbow who from barrier two presents some sort of threat and is paying $5.50 for an upset win.
Value picks in the classy field include the untapped That’s The One who has drifted out from $8.50 to $9.50 in the Prelude markets and promising Mossman colt Absalon who is starting to see some love from the punters having been backed in from $26 to $21.
As you can see the race is shaping up as a relatively open betting affair for punters, so below the Races.com.au crew have provided a rundown on the Caulfield Guineas Prelude betting odds, market movers and form selections so you can get the most out of your Caulfield wagers tomorrow.
Caulfield Race 5 Betting –Caulfield Guineas Prelude Form and Tips
- #1 Helmet is the easing favourite out from $2.50 – $3.10 at Luxbet
- #3 Golden Archer is the market firmer in from $5 – $3.90 at Luxbet
- Last year’s Caulfield Guineas Prelude winner Anacheeva, who went on to take out the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas at their next start, was ridden by Luke Nolen from barrier one
- Luke Nolen will this year ride #3 Golden Archer (barrier four) while $41 long-shot #2 Running Tall has drawn the inside alley
- #10 That’s The One is the only horse with a 100% Win Rate in the race, undefeated in their two starts to date
- The next highest winning percentage is shared by #3 Golden Archer, #4 Specter and #5 Absalon (66.67%)
- No horse in the field has run at the track and distance
- Horses to have run and won over the distance are #1 Helmet (2-1-0-1), #Running Tall (2-1-0-0), #4 Specter (1-1-0-0) and #10 That’s The One (1-1-0-0)
- Boasting the best record at the track are #3 Golden Archer (4-2-1-1), #7 Grand Britannia (4-0-1-1), #2 Running Tall (2-0-1-0) and #12 Cross Of Gold (1-0-1-0)
Based on the above Caulfield Guineas Prelude Form Facts & Stats the Races.com.au tips are:
- To Win: #3 Golden Archer paying $3.90 through Luxbet
- 2nd: #1 Helmet
- 3rd: #10 That’s The One
- Exotic Pick or Roughie Upset: #2 Running Tall – Over the odds after drifting out from $21 to $41 at Luxbet
So don’t delay, get in on the Caulfield Guineas Prelude betting action today by heading to our preferred online bookmaker Luxbet.
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The Age Caulfield Guineas 2011 Form Guide
Caulfield Race 5 24/09/2011
|1.||HELMET||Peter Snowden||Kerrin Mc Evoy||6||58.5||3yoC||14||$112,829||7: 4 0 3||57.14%||100.00%||111×33|
|2.||RUNNING TALL||D T O’brien||Mark Zahra||1||57.5||3yoC||21||$30,313||8: 1 1 1||12.50%||37.50%||109×66|
|3.||GOLDEN ARCHER||P G Moody||Luke Nolen||4||57||3yoC||28||$45,433||9: 6 1 1||66.67%||88.89%||114×21|
|4.||SPECTER||Anthony Freedman||Nicholas Hall||5||56.5||3yoC||21||$31,475||3: 2 1 0||66.67%||100.00%||1×21|
|5.||ABSALON||Jason Mclachlan||Brad Rawiller||11||56.5||3yoC||21||$25,167||3: 2 0 0||66.67%||66.67%||116|
|6.||ISOPACH||John Thompson||Not Notified||12||56||3yoG||21||$9,729||7: 1 0 1||14.29%||28.57%||7513×0|
|7.||GRAND BRITANNIA||R E Laing||Dwayne Dunn||7||55||3yoC||21||$19,434||8: 1 1 2||12.50%||50.00%||483×37|
|8.||SECRET HILLS||M G Price||Craig Newitt||3||55||3yoG||21||$20,605||5: 2 0 2||40.00%||80.00%||8×1133|
|9.||CHASE THE RAINBOW||R G Hore-lacy||Dean Yendall||2||55||3yoC||21||$34,047||4: 2 1 0||50.00%||75.00%||0112|
|10.||THAT’S THE ONE||C and C Alderson||Craig Williams||8||55||3yoG||49||$30,532||2: 2 0 0||100.00%||100.00%||11|
|11.||SABRAGE||M D Moroney||Lisa Cropp||9||55||3yoC||21||$16,108||3: 1 0 0||33.33%||33.33%||1×04|
|12.||CROSS OF GOLD||D A Hayes||Damien Oliver||10||55||3yoC||28||$14,663||2: 1 1 0||50.00%||100.00%||12|
*Form Guide Credit Ladbrokes.com.au
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