Silver Slipper Stakes 2012 Wet Track Tips

March 2, 2012

deposit $100
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50
bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit '

Silver Slipper Stakes 2012 Wet Track Tips

This Saturday at Rosehill Gardens one of the premier events on the card will be the 2012 Silver Slipper Stakes, and while the field of lightly-raced and maiden juveniles may not have much form to go on, below the expert team of tipsters at have done the research and come up with the best wet track tips for the Golden Slipper lead-up.

The $200,000 Group 2 Patinack Farm Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) is set to jump at 3:40pm as Rosehill Race 5 on Saturday.

Current Silver Slipper Stakes betting markets on the 11-horse field at Luxbet are led by Gai Waterhouse’s $3.5 million Golden Slipper Stakes-bound Pierro at a quote of $2.80.

The son of Lonhro is drawn nicely to stay out of trouble on a track that is set to be rated Heavy (8/9) with Pierro to jump from to jump from gate seven with Nash Rawiller engaged.

Pierro has had just one start for one win to date after taking out the Listed Thoroughbred Breeders Plate (1000m) on debut at Randwick last October on a Dead (4) track.

He may not have the fitness edge on Saturday or second-up and wet-track records to consider, but Waterhouse believes he can handle the ground and his breeding suggests she may be right.

His sire Lonhro started twice on heavy ground and ran a second and third, they also won two from three on slow tracks over their stunning 35 start career that produced 25 Group and Listed wins.

Pierro’s dam Miss Right Note also won one of her four starts on Heavy tracks.

Another breeding-line that often produces good wet-track performers is More Than Ready.

There are three sons of More Than Ready in the 2012 Silver Slipper Stakes field with #2 Faustus ($9.50 Luxbet), #3 Assassinate ($9.50 Luxbet) and #10 Brave Soul ($26 Luxbet).

Despite the good breeding and the fact Faustus scored a win over subsequent three-length Rosehill winner Kuchinskaya on debut last November, their trainer John O’Shea doesn’t believe they will like the heavy going.

“I don’t think he’ll go around on a wet track,” O’Shea said.

“He didn’t handle wet ground when he trialled the other day.”

If the trainer isn’t backing them, neither are we.

Assassinate, however, is the team’s second favourite runner in the Silver Slipper this year behind deserved top elect Pierro.

One of the Luxbet market movers in from $11 to $9.50, the striking black colt made an impression on debut carrying 58kg to victory over 1000-metres at Wyong on February 19 with Corey Brown aboard.

Brown will be aboard another Silver Slipper contender on Saturday, the Peter Snowden-trained Mediung ($7 Luxbet) in barrier two, but the ace hoop holds a nice opinion of Assassinate after riding him to victory.

“He was good at Wyong,” Brown said.

“He may be more a late two-year-old, a three-year-old, but he did everything right on debut and won untouched.”

The track conditions really throw this one wide open, but the team still fancy Pierro for the first-up win with the Silver Slipper Stakes trifecta to be finished off by Assassinate and Nediym’s Quest.

#6 Nediym’s Quest is another Silver Slipper Stakes betting market mover in from $11 to $8.50 since Luxbet markets opened.

The General Nediym colt out of Dheere mare Zabere proved their wet-track-handling potential when they enjoyed a smart two length barrier trial win over 900-metres at Rosehill on February 21.

That was the same day Faustus got rolled in a separate 900-metre trial and the track was running at Heavy igniting trainer David Pfieffer’s hopes of a successful debut in the Silver Slipper for Nediym’s Quest.

Lock in our 2012 Silver Slipper Stakes tips at the best odds through Luxbet today and if you are new to sign-up and deposit make sure you quote the promotional code BONUSBET to have your first deposit matched 100% up to $400 as a bonus bet!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Winner

The well-supported, clear Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 favourite Written...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Horse Racing Today

2018 The Galaxy Final Field: J...

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms...

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms listed in 2018 Coolmore Classic nominations

Stablemates Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms are listed among the nominations...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fan...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fanatic wins for Walker and Lindsay Park

The Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup over 3200m will be run at Morphettville in...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018 Adelaide Cup betting

The Lindsay Park trained Fanatic is a firm favourite in the betting for...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Re...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Results at Flemington: Harlem scores upset win in Australian Cup

The Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and the Group 1 $1.5m...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field