2016 Triscay Stakes Betting Tips & Odds

A quality field of mares faces off in Saturday’s Triscay Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick, betting tips on the Apollo Stakes Day sprint detailed below.


2016 Triscay Stakes top weight Peeping is the Races.com.au team’s tip to win first-up at Randwick this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

Set to run as Randwick Race 8 on the nine event program, this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Robrick Lodge Triscay Stakes (1200m) is down to 11 runners following the early scratching of Onemorezeta (9).

Current Triscay Stakes odds at Ladbrokes.com.au are led by Private Secretary ($3.30) who should get a lovely run third-up from barrier four with Brenton Avdulla aboard the Gregory Hickman-trained Husson six-year-old.

A dual winner from four starts at the track, Private Secretary was last seen running second behind I Am Zelady in the Gold Coast’s Magic Millions Fillies & Mares Handicap (1300m) on January 9, and she’s had a little freshen-up since.

The return to Sydney should suit and she has solid form over the 1200m (6-2-1-0).

There are three other single figure fancies in Triscay Stakes betting this Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival including Group 2 winning Redoute’s Choice four-year-old Peeping ($4.20) and the market mover Slightly Sweet ($4.80) who gets the rails run from barrier one.

So will one of the best in betting get the job done or is there value tipping a Triscay Stakes upset from the likes of the returning Snippetson mare Vergara ($7) or the James Cummings-trained Sultry Feeling ($10) who is yet to run top three from six runs at the track?


#1 Peeping ($4.20)

Under the handicap conditions Peeping carries the 59kg top weight and she is also drawn wide (11 into 10), but Ron Quinton’s four-year-old has class and with luck from the gate she can overcome these factors for a win at a decent price. She has a solid Randwick record (5-1-2-0) and is out to improve on her eighth here in the Group 3 Angst Stakes (1600m) at the end of her last prep. Before that she enjoyed a Group 2 win at Rosehill over 1400m, and she also trialled well at Randwick when second to Harlem River late last month. She is undefeated first-up (3-3-0-0) and flies fresh, which is the deciding factor for us.


#2 Slightly Sweet ($4.80)

Jason Coyle saddles-up this Charge Forward four-year-old who is drawn a treat in barrier one and who looks well weighted carrying 55kg. She is also first-up and out to improve on her Group 1 Myer Classic 10th in Melbourne during the Cup Carnival. She has been competitive in plenty, and at her last Randwick run won the Group 3 James Carr Stakes (1400m). Inside alley is an advantage and when she resumed last time she was just off the top three when fourth to Catkins in Rosehill’s Group 3 Sheraco Stakes (1200m).


#4 Private Secretary ($3.30)

The favourite has to be included in all exotics and should get a beautiful run from the barrier. She was brave at the Gold Coast last month and runs well first and second-up fresh, so the little break between runs suits. She has winning form at the track and distance and will be going close.

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