2016 RA Lee Stakes Betting Tips & Odds

May 20, 2016

2016 RA Lee Stakes Betting Tips & Odds

One of the key support acts on The Goodwood Day card in Adelaide this Saturday is the RA Lee Stakes 2016 for the milers and stayers, betting tips and odds for the Morphettville clash found below.

Alpine Eagle

Alpine Eagle is the race favourite and Races.com.au tip to win the 2016 RA Lee Stakes on Saturday at Morphettville Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Running as Morphettville Race 5 at 3:05pm (local), this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Robert & Fay Gerard RA Lee Stakes (1600m) features a gun line-up of 12 gallopers.

The latest RA Lee Stakes odds at Ladbrokes.com.au are led by the returning Alpine Eagle ($3) in gate three with Mark Zahra booked to ride the High Chaparral stallion.

The four-year-old is prepared by Tony McEvoy and has won four of his eight starts to date, injury ruling him out of racing since September last year.

When in form as a three-year-old he was on fire in Melbourne including his Group 2 Autumn Classic (1800m) win at Caulfield and second in the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington in 2015.

He has recovered from his setback however and won a trial by four lengths at Morphettville Parks on April 15 giving McEvoy the confidence in the proven performer’s return.

The two other single figure hopes in RA Lee Stakes betting this Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival are Atlantis Dream ($4.80) coming off a string of top three runs and the rails-drawn Tonopah ($5) from the Darren Weir stables who won over the track and distance a fortnight back.

So will the best in betting be first past the post in the RA Lee Stakes results or is there an upset pending from the likes of Weir’s returning Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance ($15) or Queen Of The South Stakes third placegetter last time out at the track / distance Rocket Commander ($13)?


#2 Alpine Eagle ($3)

Firming favourite and deserves respect. Hasn’t raced since September last year, but McEvoy has been patient getting this former gun three-year-old back to full fitness and wouldn’t be running him if he wasn’t ready. Is drawn to win in gate two, runs well fresh (4-2-1-1), is super consistent, a Group 2 winner and has winning form over this track / distance. Impressed with the trial win ahead of his return and is ticking all the right boxes.


#3 Tall Ship ($15)

Like the value in this import from the Weir stables who won the Stawell Cup, Terang Cup and Warrnambool Cup last autumn on the trot. Was runner-up to Who Shot Thebarman in the Group 2 Sandown Classic (2400m) in mid-November so has form against the best stayers, and won the Werribee Cup over 2635m in December at his latest start by 2.5 lengths carrying 60kg. Is yet to finish in the money from five first-up runs but is well weighted (56kg) and deserves a chance.


#5 Atlantis Dream ($4.80)

Really consistent lead-up from another Weir runner, Nicholas Hall aboard in gate three on 55.5kg. The veteran mare is a rising eight-year-old but she hasn’t finished out of the money this campaign including her second at the track on May 7 in the Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes (1600m). Beaten under a length in that run a fortnight back, has top place form at a mile (9-1-4-1) and drops from 58.5kg. Also had barrier 17 of 18 in the Group 2 so will appreciate a better barrier and the drop back in class as well as weight.

Head over to Ladbrokes.com.au now and enjoy access to the weekend’s best odds and racing promos at the home of Odds Boost!

2016 RA Lee Stakes Odds

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

Brave Smash to race in Chris W...

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbou...

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbourne Cup Win with Surrey

A son of triple Melbourne Cup hero Makybe Diva, Surrey, could develop into a...

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...

Horse Racing Today

Calanda to carry top weight in...

Tradesman is top weight for 20...

Tradesman is top weight for 2018 Tattersall’s Cup

Ipswich Cup winner Tradesman has been given the top weight for Saturday’s...

Bumper Nominations for 2018 Ta...

Bumper Nominations for 2018 Tattersall’s Club Tiara

The last Group 1 of the current racing season is set to have a capacity field...

Moss ‘N’ Dale chal...

Moss ‘N’ Dale challenging for favouritism in 2018 Eye Liner Stakes betting

Victorian sprinter Moss ‘N‘ Dale is making a solid bid for favouritism for the...

Final field of 11 for 2018 Ips...

Final field of 11 for 2018 Ipswich Cup

A final field of eleven will line up in the 2018 Listed $175,000 Channel 7...

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

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

The Goodwood Day Fields – National Stakes 2013

Adelaide Cup Winner Riayla Heads RA Lee Stakes Field 2013

Linton Continues Stradbroke Handicap 2013 Campaign in Adelaide

Can Moody Score Second Goodwood With Moment Of Change?