2018 Tancred Stakes Tips & Odds Update

March 29, 2018

2018 Tancred Stakes Tips & Odds Update

A field of gun autumn staying types take to the Rosehill track in Saturday’s marquee Sydney race and below are our insider Tancred Stakes 2018 tips and updated odds on the mile and a half feature.

Single Gaze

Single Gaze is the Races.com.au team’s tip to win the Tancred Stakes 2018 over 2400m at Rosehill this weekend in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

Due to run as Rosehill Race 6 at 3:30pm (AEDT) the Group 1 $1.5 million KIA Tancred Stakes (2400m) is shaping-up as a two horse affair looking at the latest markets at Ladbrokes.com.au.

Despite not having won over the distance, the Darren Weir-trained Gailo Chop is the $2.30 favourite having won three of his past four starts including last weekend’s Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m).

It was an impressive on-speed effort and three length romp home in the end for the French import, suggesting the step-up to 2400m should be a non-issue second time round after his unplaced run in Dubai at his only other start at the distance.

The danger looking at the Tancred Stakes betting markets is Almandin ($3.60), winner of the Melbourne Cup in 2016 and looking in top form again this autumn as an eight-year-old.

Almandin comes off a second-up fourth in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) from Flemington’s Super Saturday, a race Gailo Chop finished second in before the Ranvet success on Slipper Day.

This is the right distance to suggest the Liam Howley-trained stayer can turn the tables on Gailo Chop and return to winning form for the first time since a nearly three length win at Flemington over 2500m last September.

Earlier we published our comprehensive Tancred Stakes 2018 Form Guide & Betting Preview, our insider tips on the race based on the facts and stats uncovered there.

1st

#9 Single Gaze ($7)

Giving Nick Olive’s consistent mare another chance to breakthrough out of the placings and post her first win since June last year. She barely runs a bad race and has been right up there with this class all season. Fifth in the Australian Cup two back saw her under two lengths beaten and finishing off well before her second to Gailo Chop in a typically fighting effort from her last Saturday. On the quick back-up, but she’s better suited at 2400m having run second over the distance in last year’s Caulfield Cup. This is her fourth run-in with Gailo Chop, can she get her first score on the board with the distance to her advantage?

2nd

#6 Auvray ($9.50)

Love the price offered-up on this flying Richard Freedman-trained import whose lead-up win in the Group 3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) at the track was encouraging. Chases the double last completed by Hartnell (2015). Drawn in historically the best barrier (2) that has produced more winners than any other gate in the past 30 years. A top two run in the lead-up is the best form to bring into the Tancred Stakes and he’s got the 50% winning strike rate at the track (4:2-0-0), plus boasts the best 2400m form of any horse in the field (8:4-0-0). Market mover and the money trail could be worth following despite the 3.5kg rise at WFA here.

3rd

#1 Gailo Chop ($2.30)

Deserving favourite based on his ultra-consistent form and the all-too-easy romp home in the Ranvet last start. The distance is the query, will he run it out strong enough against a field of better 2400m horses? There’s every chance he will and do the double last completed by Silent Achiever (2014). Boasts the best Win (48%) and Place (76%) rates of the field and is proven at Rosehill. Plenty of boxes ticked.

Get behind our insider Tancred Stakes 2018 tips at the best Group 1 racing odds online now through Ladbrokes.com.au.

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2021 © 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

Sandown Guineas 2020 Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field & Odds Update: Avilius Firming Favourite

Despite a last start failure in the Melbourne Cup the Godolphin-raced Avilius...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oli...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oliver Rides Sixth Winner on Personal

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his sixth success in the 162nd running of the...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020:...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020: Personal Wins The Oaks

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day continues the racing action of the Melbourne Cup...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Fleming...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival takes place at Flemington Racecourse...

Horse Racing Today

2021 Doncaster Mile Odds Firm ...

Tancred Stakes 2021 Results Se...

Tancred Stakes 2021 Results See Sir Dragonet Firm in Queen Elizabeth Odds

The Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Sir Dragonet was excellent on the...

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Result...

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Results: Hungry Heart Runs Down Harmony Rose

Master trainer Chris Waller is now giving serious consideration to the Group 1...

Emancipation Stakes 2021 Resul...

Emancipation Stakes 2021 Results: Coolmore Legacy Next For Nimalee

The Coolmore Legacy Stakes at Randwick is the next-up option for Matthew...

Australian Derby Odds Firm on ...

Australian Derby Odds Firm on 2021 Tulloch Stakes Winner Yaletown

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse is in with a chance to win her...

Race Results

2021 Doncaster Mile Odds Firm on Prelude Winner Yao Dash

Tancred Stakes 2021 Results See Sir Dragonet Firm in Queen Elizabeth Odds

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Results: Hungry Heart Runs Down Harmony Rose

Emancipation Stakes 2021 Results: Coolmore Legacy Next For Nimalee

Australian Derby Odds Firm on 2021 Tulloch Stakes Winner Yaletown

Race Previews

Doncaster Mile 2021 Odds Update: Punters Stick with Mugatoo

Western Empire Dominates 2021 WATC Derby Field & Betting

Anamoe Slips To Top of 2021 Inglis Sires’ Field & Odds

Montefilia Takes on Boys in 2021 Australian Derby Field & Betting

2021 TJ Smith Stakes Field & Odds: Nature Strip Tipped to Reign Again

Fields & Form

Western Empire Dominates 2021 WATC Derby Field & Betting

Anamoe Slips To Top of 2021 Inglis Sires’ Field & Odds

Montefilia Takes on Boys in 2021 Australian Derby Field & Betting

2021 TJ Smith Stakes Field & Odds: Nature Strip Tipped to Reign Again

Mugatoo Heads 2021 Doncaster Mile Field & Betting Odds