Press Statement Tops 2016 Hobartville Stakes Odds

February 18, 2016

Press Statement Tops 2016 Hobartville Stakes Odds

Chris Waller’s returning Caulfield Guineas winner Press Statement has opened short priced favourite to win his first-up assignment in Sydney with success in Saturday’s Hobartville Stakes 2016 at Rosehill Gardens.

Press Statement

Dual Group 1 winner Press Statement has opened clear favourite to win Saturday’s 2016 Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill for trainer Chris Waller. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A smart field of 13 three-year-olds heading towards a Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival feature like the 2016 Randwick Guineas, the $400,000 Group 2 CRC Hobartville Stakes (1400m) is the richest race on the Silver Slipper Stakes Day card on the weekend.

Drawn midfield in gate eight with Hugh Bowman booked for the ride is one of three in the line-up for Sydney’s best Waller, dual Group 1 winning Hinchinbrook colt Press Statement.

Last seen winning the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) in Melbourne on October 10 during the spring, Press Statement sits top of the Hobartville Stakes odds at Ladbrokes.com.au paying $2.60 to continue his good record at Rosehill.

To date the $1.27 million earner has had four starts at the track for two wins and a second, his latest being the Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes (1500m) victory by three lengths over Shards last September as the odds-on favourite.

He caught the eye first-up at the track last preparation when crossing a fast-finishing second behind subsequent Golden Rose winner Exosphere in the Group 2 Run To The Rose (1200m) and should be ready to perform fresh again off two lead-up Sydney trials.

The next best in betting and the early Hobartville Stakes market mover is Spill The Beans ($6 into $5.50) shooting for back-to-back wins this time in.

First-up the Gerald Ryan-trained Snitzel colt caught the eye with a nearly two length win over a smart field in Randwick’s Group 3 Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m) at Randwick.

He is now three-from-six overall and runs at Rosehill for the first time on the weekend from barrier nine with Matthew Cameron taking over for Tim Clark in the saddle.

There are three other single figure fancies in the latest Hobartville Stakes odds with Vanbrugh ($8.50), Wolf Cry ($9) and Montaigne ($9).

Another of Waller’s contingent, fellow returning Group 1 winner Vanbrugh has suffered an early blow drawing the outside barrier (13).

The Encosta De Lago colt won three on the trot in Sydney to finish off his campaign last time in however including a display of class in the Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m).

Wolf Cry represents Peter & Paul Snowden, the son of Street Cry having won at the Gold Coast on Magic Millions Day last month before his fifth in the Eskimo Prince Stakes he is out to improve on here.

Montaigne meanwhile is a lightly-raced Road To Rock gelding prepared by Anthony Cummings having just his fourth career start on Saturday.

The progressive youngster has won two of his three starts to date, most recently putting two and a quarter lengths on Kellyville Flyer over the Randwick mile earlier in February.

At more generous prices but still with genuine claims to score an upset Hobartville Stakes win on the weekend include the rails-drawn New Zealand visitor Dal Cielo ($11) having his first run since a second to Mahuta in the Group 2 Sandown Guineas over the mile last November, the John O’Shea-trained Eskimo Prince fourth-placed colt Shards ($15) and runner-up in the same lead-up Le Romain ($16).

See below for the full Hobartville Stakes 2016 odds provided by the country’s premier online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au who have up to $500 in bonus bets on offer for first time depositing players that quote the exclusive promo code BETBONUS!

2016 Hobartville Stakes Betting

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

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbou...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feat...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feature Redzel

Inaugural champion Redzel has officially secured his position in the 2018 The...

2018 The Everest Field Takes S...

2018 The Everest Field Takes Shape: In Her Time Confirmed

She missed out on a shot at the world’s richest race on turf last spring but...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 The Everest Slot for Aquis

The first official slot in The Everest 2018 field has been confirmed with...

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...

Horse Racing Today

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 ...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Final fie...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Final field: English draws barrier 1

Rejuvenated Group 1 performer English has drawn barrier one in the final field...

A win by English in 2018 Kings...

A win by English in 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup could secure an Everest slot

Doomben 10,000 winner English could be racing for a slot in the 2018 The...

BRC Sires’ Produce Stake...

BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes nominations: Waller’s trio top 3 in betting

The Chris Waller trained two year ods  The Autumn Sun, Zousain and Lean Mean...

Waller to have multiple runner...

Waller to have multiple runners in 2018 Queensland Oaks

Recently inducted Hall Of Fame trainer Chris Waller is likely to have multiple...

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