2012 Spring Stakes Odds & Betting Tips

August 10, 2012

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2012 Spring Stakes Odds & Betting Tips

A number of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival aspirants will kick off their new season campaigns at Morphettville this weekend and below we take a look at the horses dominating the Spring Stakes 2012 odds as well as provide our exclusive betting tips on the early season feature.

Running as Morphettville Race 7 at 3:55pm the $115,000 Group 3 Spring Stakes (1200m) features a smart field of 11 hopefuls led by Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas’ reigning Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed.

Drawn in barrier two with Clare Lindop to ride the daughter of Southern Image resumes racing having last been seen finishing fifth to Peter Moody’s autumn revolution Manighar in the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on April 7.

Southern Speed hasn’t won a race since her first-up effort at Caulfield in the John Dillon Stakes over 1400m back in January, but first-up at Morphettville she is undefeated.

Despite the race being well short of her preferred Southern Speed is still the $3 favourite to win the Spring Stakes on Saturday ahead of her title defense in the $2.65 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 20.

Three other horses are also at single-figures in the Spring Stakes odds with:

  • #11 Light Express (bookmaker.com.au“) – Cranbourne based Fastnet Rock mare won all three of her winter starts in Adelaide but big margins, rises in class for this but looks ready, runs well first-up and while she hasn’t won over the distance it should be perfect for her resuming, also gets the rails run from barrier one
  • #3 Happy Trails ($5.50) – Paul Beshara’s local gelding will appreciate this having raced in Group 1 company last time out when a close sixth beaten only one and a quarter lengths by More Joyous in the Doncaster Mile at Randwick when they jumped form barrier 17 of 19, always hones and always thereabouts, good record at the track and plenty of black type experience, definite chance fresh over the distance despite barrier 10
  • #10 Gossip Girl ($9) – Testa Rosa mare has a great record over the distance, races outside of Victoria for the first time but could prove good value here with the 1200m being ideal

So is it one of the fancied quartet the Races.com.au team are tipping to win? Or does a longer priced hopeful such as one-time Melbourne Cup fancy Alcopop ($16) the Lloyd Kennewell-trained veteran The Eight Maker ($12) tickle our fancy?

2012 Spring Stakes Tip

  • #4 The Eighth Maker ($12) from #9 Southern Speed (”$8″)
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    2012 Spring Stakes Odds

    Morphettville Race 7 – 3:55pm – 11/08/2012

    # Horse (Barrier) Odds*
    1 ALCOPOP (8) 16.00
    2 DIPLOMATIC FORCE (9) 13.00
    3 HAPPY TRAILS (10) 5.50
    4 THE EIGHTH MAKER (5) 12.00
    5 JUSTIFY THAT (3) 26.00
    6 CANDLE (4) 31.00
    7 BERTUCCI (6) 51.00
    8 DRIFTING SPIRIT (11) 201.00
    9 SOUTHERN SPEED (2) 3.00
    10 GOSSIP GIRL (7) 9.00
    11 LIGHT EXPRESS (1) 5.00

    *Fixed Win odds provided by bookmaker.com.au and subject to change

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