Manfred Stakes 2013 Betting Tips

With autumn just around the corner a number of quality horses are beginning to come back and that is definitely the case in the Listed 2013 Manfred Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Golden Rose runner-up Albrecht is a short-priced favourite at $1.85 to bring his spring Sydney success to Melbourne.

As far as the betting is concerned it looks a race in three with Greg Eurell’s colt Hosting the next best at $4 but only slightly ahead of Royal Haunt ($4.80).

Others in the market include Sheer Talent ($13), Force Command ($26), Shoreham ($26) and Calibrate ($61).

Unsure who to back in this three-year-old feature? Don’t worry, the Races.com.au form experts have been hard at work to bring you our very best selections.

The Winner

#6 Hosting $4.00

With Albrecht going about at less than even money, happy to take the risk and put this untapped colt on top.

There’s been plenty of hype about Hosting since his 3 1/2 length debut win at Mornington at August and he was strong in a trial on January 21.

Small field so barrier seven not a concern and carries 56kg which is 2.5kg less than topweight Albrecht.

Second

#1 Albrecht $1.85

Hard to write off the colt who will head Darley and Peter Snowden’s Australian Guineas charge.

Yet to finish outside the top three, Albrecht went within a neck of claiming Group 1 honours in the spring when defeated by stablemate Epaulette.

A proven stakes performer but has to overcome the sometimes tricky task of his first race in the Melbourne direction.

Third

#4 Royal Haunt $4.80

Yes it’s boring to have three single-figure runners in the top three but it’s hard to deny the three we’ve selected.

Royal Haunt comes to the city for the first time with good credentials after a debut win at Echuca in December was backed up with a 2 1/2 length romp at Sale on January 17.

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