Epsom Handicap Day 2012 Best Bets

October 6, 2012

Epsom Handicap Day 2012 Best Bets

Earlier today the Races.com.au crew made our late-mail 2012 Epsom Handicap Day Tips public knowledge with our insider predictions for all nine events on the Royal Randwick race card, but to help you win even more today below we’ve expanded on a few of our picks in our best bets of the day – where your money should be and when you should flee.


Rangirangdoo is the Races.com.au tip to win the big one at Royal Randwick today

Lay of the Day – Race 4 #2 Mourayan

There has been steady money for Mourayan in the $125,000 Group 3 Craven Plate (2000m) with the Robert Hickmott-trained seven-year-old paying around $2.90 to improve on their close second in the Hill Stakes and take this out, but form mine it is the longer priced Western Symbol ($6.50) that is itching to improve on their disappointing Cameron Handicap effort. Mourayan will win a big one, just not yet.

Better Than Bank Interest – Race 5 #1 Proisir

They are $1.40 and firming in the 2012 Spring Champion Stakes odds at bookmaker.com.au but really we can’t see Proisir getting beaten here. It is a short price but 40% of every dollar back isn’t something to turn your nose up at considering this Choisir colt has won all three of their starts in emphatic style including the Group 3 Spring Stakes over the mile at Newcastle by a blistering six lengths.

Best Roughie of the Day – Race 7 #14 Lightinthenite

We aren’t tipping them to win the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) today, they aren’t quite up to that task yet, but the John O’Shea-trained Lightinthenite represents great value in the bookmaker.com.au markets to run a Place. They have been a surprise market mover in from $21 to $14 but the evidence is there for them in barrier one with Jim Cassidy aboard considering their good first-up second in the Cameron Handicap and their impressive Win (45.45%) and Place (81.82%) percentages – the second best of field behind favourite Fat Al ($4.40).

In A Tight Market – Race 6 #1 Dear Demi

There are three horses fighting out for top spot in the 2012 Flight Stakes odds today with Dear Demi ($3.70), Norzita ($3.80) and Urban Groove ($3.80) seemingly impossible to split. But there will be only one winner and we believe that will be Clarry Conners’ Furious Stakes winner Dear Demi. She has the experience, also Group 1 placed when second to Pierro in the Champagne Stakes during the autumn, lost to like. Urban Groove is classy but not ready while Norzita will come close.

In The Big One Race 7 #Rangirangdoo

Gai Waterhouse’s untapped four-year-old Fat Al is the favourite here but it is Chris Waller’s always honest veteran Rangirangdoo at $8.50 through bookmaker.com.au that we are tipping for an upset. Rangi is wide (barrier 14) and easing in the markets but this eight-year-old never gives up as shown when they put in the performance of the day in the George Main Stakes last start to finish a close second to stablemate and fellow Epsom hope Shoot Out ($5.50). Their record at the track and distance is a cracker with two wins and two seconds from five starts over the Randwick mile, expect them to add to that here.

Don’t settle for second best this Epsom Handicap Day, access better odds on every horse in every Randwick race by opening an account with Australia’s best bookie – bookmaker.com.au – and remember to quote the exclusive promo code BONUSBET to also enjoy a $400 bonus welcome bet on the house.

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

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC Oaks Bid

Ben Smith’s ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winning filly El Dorado Dreaming is in...

In Her Time Targets 2018 The E...

In Her Time Targets 2018 The Everest After Brisbane Winter

It is shaping-up as a huge year for Benjamin Smith’s class mare In Her Time...

All Aged to The Everest 2018 f...

All Aged to The Everest 2018 for Trapeze Artist

The world’s richest race on turf, the 2018 The Everest, will be firmly on the...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Fin...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Final for The Everest Bound Redzel

Inaugural The Everest champion Redzel has been specifically set for an autumn...

Horse Racing Today

Victorian filly So Far Sokool ...

Gai’s 2 head the list of...

Gai’s 2 head the list of nominations for the 2018 Japan Racing Association Plate

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Ecuador and Arbeitsam head up the...

Single Gaze looking to the fut...

Single Gaze looking to the future as a brood mare, out of 2018 Sydney Cup

Group 1 winning mare Single Gaze will begin preparations for the upcoming...

Savvy Coup looking for another...

Savvy Coup looking for another Kiwi win in 2018 Australian Oaks

Savvy Coup will be trying to keep the Kiwi fillies strong winning record...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in 2018 Sydney Cup

Damien Oliver has found himself back on Melbourne Cup winner Almandin who is...

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