Darley Crown 2012 – Tipping Selections

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Darley Crown 2012 – Tipping Selections

An exciting eight-race card is scheduled for Hawkesbury this weekend and one of the highlights is the Listed 2012 Darley Crown which will test a 12-horse field over 1300 metres.

Ladys Angel is the early favourite after coming off some impressive efforts at Group level in the Sydney Autumn Carnival and is now paying $4.60 after opening at $5.50 at bookmaker.com.au.

But with the track currently rated as dead and possibly improving by tomorrow, trainer Joseph Pride may be inclined to scratch her as she prefers softer surfaces and is being targeted for the Brisbane Winter Carnival.

Strong first-up runner Screen returns this week after last running in November while the usually consistent Dystopia will have her first race in more than a month after running 13th in the Wenona Girl Quality last start.

Not sure who to back in this fillies and mares race? Keep reading as the hard work has been done for you by the Races.com.au experts who have developed their best tips for the feature event.

The Winner

#6 Ladys Angel ($4.60)

Provided the Arena mare lines up in the starting gates tomorrow she should be too strong as she looks the classiest act if her recent efforts are anything to go by.

The five-year-old ran third to superstar filly Atlantic Jewel in the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes and backed it up a week later to again finish third in the Group 1 Galaxy.

Those two runs on dry surfaces proved she is more than just a wet-tracker and if Pride allows to start tomorrow she should be too strong against lesser quality opposition.

The Placings

#3 Screen ($5.50) and #9 Pontiana ($8.50)

Both Screen and Pontiana are returning from spells and both have excellent first-up records.

Peter Snowden-trained mare Screens has seven wins from 21 starts but has won three times from four first-up efforts.

Ridden by Christian Reith, the five-year-old can be expected to get out of the gates quickly from barrier two on a track that typically favours those who like to lead early.

Pontiana has placed in every one of her first-up efforts and ran well in a barrier trial at Warwick Farm on April 24.

The Roughie

#7 Rose Of Peace ($21.00)

This Gary Portelli-trained mare is excellent value at $21.00 despite finishing sixth last start in the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes.

She looked a touch out of her depth in a race that featured Atlantic Jewel but drops back here to face a field similar to the one she beat in the Wenona Girl Quality at Randwick on March 17.

The daughter of Hussonet was particularly impressive that day and if she can produce a similar performance tomorrow she has the ability to challenge the favourites.

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