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Today, Friday January 28, there are seven TAB meetings taking place in Australia including a bumper Twilight programme at Moonee Valley where the first Group race of the season in Melbourne will take place.
Metropolitan meets are scheduled for Moonee Valley and Canterbury this afternoon with the headline event of the weekend taking place under the lights at Moonee Valley tonight.
Scheduled as Race 6 at 9:15pm (AEDST), the $200,000 Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) features a top-class field of sprinters lead by five-time Group 1 winning mare Typhoon Tracy.
There are also plenty of other city and country meets taking place in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales so make sure you get at least one or two horse racing wagers down today!
Stay tuned to Races.com.au throughout the day as we publish our comprehensive Friday night race tips for the Moonee Valley and Canterbury meets.
When you are ready to have a Friday punt, get a better price on your selections by betting online with premier bookie Luxbet!
Horse Racing Today
- Moonee Valley (VIC) – Race 1 jumps at 6:45pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Tonight Moonee Valley will host the best Friday evening race meeting featuring eight exciting showdowns starting with the $80,000 1300.Whitten.Com.Au Premium Handicap (1000m) at 6:45pm (AEDST).
The 2011 Australia Stakes is the feature race today and Typhoon Tracy is hard to go past. Races.com.au will be publishing our detailed Moonee Valley and Australia Stakes race tips later in the day so stick around!
- Canterbury (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 7:00pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
In New South Wales the best Friday racing action is taking place at Canterbury where the first of seven races, the $27,000 TheRaces.Com.Au Plate (1250m) at 7:00pm (AEDST).
Lots of good handicap showdowns scheduled later in the evening at Canterbury and the team at Races.com.au will be publishing the exclusive Canterbury Race Tips later today so bookmark us!
- Goulburn (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 1:18pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
An earlier TAB meet in New South Wales this afternoon is the eight-race programme on at Goulburn, things there getting underway at 1:18pm (AEDST) with the $10,000 Doyles on the Beach Benchmark 63 Handicap (1400m) where #1 Fu Who is our pick of the field despite their weight.
Mornington (VIC) – Race 1 jumps at 2:10pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
A quality Victorian race day is scheduled to run at Mornington today with the action starting at 2:10pm (AEDST) with the $12,000 Land Engineering SV 3YO Maiden Plate (1018m).
Don’t miss the action of Race 5 the $12,000 Land Engineering 0 – 68 Handicap (1018m) due to jump at 4:40pm (AEDST) where we fancy light-weight of the field, the Lee Freedman-trained Belle Chantecler to win at a juicy price.
- Ipswich (QLD) – Race 1 jumps at 2:35pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
In Queensland this Friday the first of two meets will run at Ipswich where a smaller six-event card kicks off at 2:35pm (AEDST) with the $12,000 Seven Network Class 1 Handicap (1100m) where #4 Nobody Knows has the last start form and good draw to win.
Ballina (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 2:53pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
In Ballina there are seven quality races taking place today with the $10,000 Cummings Retravision Maiden Handicap (1000m) first up at 2:53pm (AEDST).
Final race on the card, Race 7 the $10,000 Haymans Electrical Class 1 Handicap (1250m) at 6:50pm (AEDST) is the highlight featuring a talented field and we are tipping #6 Extravagant Miss to take the prize despite her wide draw.
- Sunshine Coast (QLD) – Race 1 jumps at 7:37pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Later tonight the second TAB meet in Queensland today is set to start at 7:37pm (AEDST) at the Sunshine Coast Racecourse with the $15,000 Audi Class 1 Handicap (1400m) where we fancy #2 Hi Jo Silver to win.
Some great races at the Sunny Coast tonight including Race 2 the $25,000 Caloundra City Autos Class 3 Plate (1600m) at 8:07pm (AEDST) where #2 Diehard Trying looks a nice roughie pick.
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