Auraria Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

April 21, 2017

DEPOSIT $100 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Auraria Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

This weekend at Morphettville Racecourse a smart line-up of staying fillies face off in the 2017 Auraria Stakes, betting tips and the latest odds on the Australasian Oaks lead-up found below.

Pretty Punk

Locally-trained filly Pretty Punk is a genuine top three chance in Saturday’s Schweppervescence Stakes 2017 at Morphettville. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The field is down to 17 starters with a number of pre-race scratchings, the $120,000 Group 3 Auraria Stakes (1800m) due to run as the Schweppervescence Stakes (Race 7).

Darren Weir’s widely-drawn daughter of Not A Single Doubt Kenedna is the clear favourite in the latest Auraria Stakes betting markets at

She has strong Melbourne form from the autumn including a Group 3 win at Flemington and Group 2 placing behind I Am A Star, plus the filly took out the Listed Laelia Stakes (1600m) at Morphettville last start.

Kenedna may have a wide alley to overcome, but she is at $3.60 and firming to get the job done and remain undefeated at the Morphettville track.

Her biggest danger according to the Auraria Stakes odds at $5 is the Kiwi visitor Savvy Dreams on debut down under with Paul Gatt to ride.

Savvy Dreams was last seen finishing third to subsequent ATC Oaks champ Bonneval in the Group 1 NZ Derby (2400m) across the Tasman, form that could now stack-up again during the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival.

So will the two best in betting run the quinella or is there an upset Auraria Stakes result pending from the likes of the Laelia Stakes runner-up With A Bit Of Dash ($14) who gets the rails run on Saturday or fellow local hope Pretty Punk ($7)?


#5 Savvy Dreams ($5)

The New Zealand-trained three-year-olds have done nothing but step-up to the mark in the Sydney staying races over the autumn and so tipping that to continue in Adelaide with the pre-post Australasian Oaks favourite. All reports from the team are she travelled very well and impressed jockey Gatt in a piece of work this week. Drawn a treat, has the NZ Oaks third form and should relish this distance first-up.


#2 Pretty Punk ($7)

Local Rebel Raider filly is bred to stay, prepared at Morphettville by Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas. She has competitive Victorian form from the spring including her Geelong Classic third to Captain Duffy over 2200m and was doing good work late from a wide barrier for the fourth to Kenedna in the Laelia Stakes last time out. She’ll be the improver out of that race and has winning form over this track / distance so one to watch out for at a firming price.


#1 Kenedna ($3.60)

Weir could be in for a big weekend and his proven Morphettville performer is deserving favourite based on what she’s been doing this campaign. Hasn’t finished worse than third since mid-January, is a Group 3 winner at Flemington and the Laelia Stakes win over the mile was strong enough to suggest a further 200m won’t be too far out of her reach this weekend. Just needs luck from the gate so a lot is up to jockey John Allen who retains the ride.

Back our Adelaide racing tips online at the right price now through

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

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 Geo...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 George Moore Stakes

Heavy midweek rainfall in Brisbane has put the George Moore Stakes 2017 run of...

Horse Racing Today

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 E...

Thronum to chase G1 glory afte...

Thronum to chase G1 glory after 2018 Australia Stakes win

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig will now step Thronum up to Group 1...

Pierata heads up final field f...

Pierata heads up final field for 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The in-form Greg Hickman trained Pierata heads up a final field of sixteen...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emerge...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emergencies for 2018 Magic Millions 2yo Classic

The David Atkins trained Jonker will carry the number one saddlecloth in the...

Pierata chasing huge payday in...

Pierata chasing huge payday in 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The Greg Hickman trained three year old Pierata is in the running for a huge...

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