The Inglis Classic 2012 is set to run at Rosehill Racecourse this Saturday and three two-year-olds in the 14-horse field continue to dominate the odds and betting.
Below the Races.com.au team take a look the top trio that are being named again in again in all the Inglis Classic tips this year, one of which looks set to take out the title.
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Earlier in the week Gai Waterhouse’s unraced Snippetson gelding Snippetsboy was the clear $2.90 favourite through Luxbet to take out the $250,000 Inglis Classic (1200m), but they have since eased out to a quote of $3.20.
Drawn ideally in barrier three with Tommy Berry aboard, the youngster has had two barrier trials leading up to their debut on Saturday, the most recent of which was a win over 858-metres at Randwick on January 3.
Waterhouse’s outstanding recent record with juveniles has seen her secure seven Sydney races with seven individual two-year-olds for the season so far, Snippetsboy tipped by the lady of racing herself to continue the trend in the Inglis Classic.
“It’s interesting that most of the two-year-old winners in Sydney this season have ben first starters,” Waterhouse said.
“Snippetsboy might continue that trend.
“He is by Snippetson, and I’m a great fan of that stallion, and he’s always shown us ability.”
#14 Cavalry Rose
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The 2012 Inglis Classic market mover has hands-down been Gerald Ryan’s debutant daughter of Charge Forward, Cavalry Rose.
Heavily supported over the past few days by the punters, this filly impressed jockey Glyn Schofield when putting four lengths on her rivals in a Rosehill trial over 900-metres in early January and should get a gun run from gate one on Saturday.
Although admitting the two-year-old form heading into this is a little sketchy, Ryan is happy with how she is progressing and is looking forward to knowing a lot more about where she is at after the Inglis.
“She’s done very well,” Ryan said.
“Her trial was very good.
“I think the biggest danger with her is running a strong 1200 metres really.”
While there is questions over the distance and the time she ran in the trial, Cavalry Rose has the right draw and the right hoop to be a definite place chance at worst.
#8 Diamond Earth
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Surprised to see Anthony Cummings’ three time starter and dual winner Diamond Earth is not topping the Inglis Classic odds.
She has won both the Inglis Banner at Moonee Valley and the Inglis Nursery last-start over a class horse (De Shamekh) at Warwick Farm.
While both were restricted, so is Saturday’s assignment, and yes she does see the 1200-metres for the first time, but so do many of her rivals.
If she gets the distance she wins, even from barrier nine, but if she can’t crack that extra 200-metres we still rate her as a definite placegetter.
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2012 Inglis Classic Odds
Rosehill Race 3 – 21/01/2012
|1||VAVAVIC (13)||41.00 Luxbet|
|2||CRUSADER KING (12)||101.00 Luxbet|
|3||SINOQUE (7)||41.00 Luxbet|
|4||MICHAEL (6)||101.00 Luxbet|
|5||SINGLE IN PARIS (14)||51.00 Luxbet|
|6||SNIPPETSBOY (3)||3.20 Luxbet|
|7||TAXMEIFYOUCAN (2)||13.00 Luxbet|
|8||DIAMOND EARTH (9)||3.40 Luxbet|
|9||RISKY BLONDE (11)||12.00 Luxbet|
|10||CLASSICAL MELODY (5)||26.00 Luxbet|
|11||ELKAYDEE (4)||51.00 Luxbet|
|12||CHEZ HARMONY (8)||26.00 Luxbet|
|13||BEAUT LAE (10)||81.00 Luxbet|
|14||CAVALRY ROSE (1)||3.20 Luxbet|
*Fixed Win Odds provided by Luxbet and subject to change