Trusting a Good 2012 Chipping Norton Stakes Bet?

They bombed out first-up against a similar field, but racetrack whispers are that the John Thompson-trained Trusting could be a diamond in the rough when it comes to placing your Chipping Norton Stakes 2012 bets ahead of Saturday’s showdown at Warwick Farm.


Trusting is the third pick to win the 2012 Chipping Norton Stakes at the bookies

Tale Of The Cat five-year-old Trusting currently sits third in the horse racing odds for the $350,000 Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m), the race to run a the sixth at Warwick Farm at 4:22pm.

Our preferred online bookmaker – – are paying $6 for Trusting to win the Chipping Norton ahead of the likes of Cox Plate winner Pinker Pinker and Chris Waller’s Shoot Out.

Trusting is the definite Chipping Norton Stakes betting market mover as they have come in from their original price of $6.50.

So is this flow of money for the only non-Group 1 winner in the field justified? Or will the punters be crying into their beers when another runner comes home first in the Chipping Norton Stakes results?

Check out the reasons for and against Trusting winning the Chipping Norton in the team’s exclusive report below.

Trusting – Horse Facts

  • Trainer: John P Thompson
  • Jockey: Joao Moreira
  • Barrier: 4
  • Weight: 59kg
  • Owners: Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
  • Age: 5YO
  • Gender: Stallion
  • Breeding: from Tale Of The Cat (USA) out of Zabeel (NZ) mare Legible (NZ)
  • Career: 22-4-4-2
  • Prize Money: $900,600
  • Current Chipping Norton Stakes Odds: $6.50 @

Why Trusting Can Win the 2012 Chipping Norton Stakes

  • Is a former winner at the track and distance when defeating My Kingdom Of Fife in the Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes in September last year
  • Their overall mile record is solid with a win and two second place finishes from six attempts
  • Are a Slow track winner

Why Trusting Won’t Win the 2012 Chipping Norton Stakes

  • Is the only remaining horse in the field to not win at Group 1 level
  • Has never won on Heavy ground
  • Were disappointing first-up when eighth in the Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m), a race fellow Chipping Norton rival Shoot Out ran second in
  • Have only won one of their six second-up starts to date
  • Have one of the lowest Winning Percentages of the field with a strike rate of just 18.18%

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