The Heath 1100 – Preview and Tips

The spring officially kicks off tomorrow and taking place as part of a bumper Caulfield card is the Listed 2012 Heath 1100.

Golden Archer

Golden Archer is the tip to win the Heath 1100

Otherwise known as Stakes, the Heath 1100 boasts a quality nine-horse field featuring a number of exciting sprinters.

With top chance African Pulse scratched following a cut to his leg, Golden Archer has shortened to $2.90 and stands a clear favourite.

Next best in the market is Jason Warren’s in-form galloper Freereturn ($5.00) and consistent mare Platelet ($5.50).

Other chances according to the market are Cockram Stakes third Glows ($7.50) and Sydney five-year-old Dee ‘N’ Gee ($7.50).

If you don’t have time to analyse the form don’t worry as the team have been hard at work to provide expert tips on the feature Melbourne sprint.

The Winner

#1 Golden Archer $2.90

With African Pulse scratched yesterday, this Peter Moody-trained entire becomes the absolute standout.

A multiple stakes winner, he’s shown with a win and runner-up finish this campaign to show signs that he can indeed win plenty more black-type races.

A winner of seven of 12 starts, last year’s McNeil Stakes winner appears well placed to improve his stallion prospects with his first stakes victory as a four-year-old.

The Placings

#3 Platelet $5.50 and #9 Glows $7.50

You would have to be a brave punter to leave the ultra-consistent Platelet out of the top three.

The four-year-old oozes talent and always gives her best and from 12 starts she has won five times but only missed a place once.

Glows is also in terrific form and should be rock-hard fit for this. The four-year-old kicked off her campaign with a win at Moonee Valley on August 4 before stepping up to stakes level to finish third in the Cockram Stakes.

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