Percy Sykes Stakes 2018 Tips & Betting Update

April 12, 2018

Percy Sykes Stakes 2018 Tips & Betting Update

UPDATE: With Madam Rouge Out our Percy Sykes Stakes 2018 Tip to round out the trifecta is #7 Cristobal 

One of the three Group 2 races on the Royal Randwick card this Saturday in Sydney sees the two-year-old fillies face off in the 2018 Percy Sykes Stakes, betting tips and updated odds on the sprint found below.

Fiesta

Fiesta is the Races.com.au tip to win the 2018 Percy Sykes Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

Eleven fillies remain in the mix for this autumn’s Group 2 $600,000 Percy Sykes Stakes (1200m) that is set to run as Randwick Race 3 at 12:40pm (AEST) on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’.

The bookies are having a hard time separating the best from the rest with six of the chances at single-figures in the latest Percy Sykes Stakes odds at Ladbrokes.com.au.

Firming favourite at $4 and drawn a treat in gate three for jockey Michael Walker is the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Pure Elation coming off a lead-up Warwick Farm win by two lengths over 1100m.

Before that she raced over this track and distance finishing a narrow second to subsequent Golden Slipper winner Estijaab in the Group 2 Reisling Stakes (1200m), form that looks to be franked again on Saturday.

The other best in Percy Sykes Stakes betting leading-up to the weekend include the Chris Waller-trained Fiesta ($6) down in class after a credible seventh in the Golden Slipper and the lightly-raced Cristobal ($6.40) for Godolphin.

So will the favourites salute for the punters or is there value tipping an upset Percy Sykes Stakes result from the likes of Waller’s widely-drawn improver Madam Rouge ($14) or the rails-drawn Outback Barbie ($9) from Queensland?

1st

#2 Fiesta ($6)

Going for a slight bit of value with this well-bred I Am Invincible filly from the gun Waller stable. She is a Group 3 winner, hasn’t run worse than third at Randwick (3:0-2-1) and is down in grade after being beaten only three lengths in the Golden Slipper last time out. She had work to do from gate 16 of 16 in the $3.5 million feature, has trialled since to keep her fit and gets the run of the race from barrier two with Kerrin McEvoy continuing associations here.

2nd

#6 Pure Elation ($4)

Favourite cannot be left out of anything. She’s firming and could just come right out and win for the punters. Nice barrier three draw for the grey whose last start win over 1100m was emphatic. Her previous run behind Estijaab at this track / distance was eye-catching and she can keep the wins coming high on confidence and fitness in this.

3rd

#12 Madam Rouge ($14)

Double-figures offered for the other Waller filly in the mix. This daughter of Zoustar has just her third career start and is on her black-type debut. Has an element of class though and carried 58kg to a nice 1000m Warwick Farm win last start. Back to 53kg here and Craig Williams on? A genuine top three hope even from the outside alley.

Get in on our insider Percy Sykes Stakes 2018 betting tips online now at the top autumn racing odds 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 The Goodwood Results: Sav...

2021 Doomben 10,000 Results: E...

2021 Doomben 10,000 Results: Eduardo Digs Deep to Salute for the Punters

Joe Pride‘s red-hot favourite Eduardo was incredibly tenacious digging...

Andrew Ramsden Winner Realm Of...

Andrew Ramsden Winner Realm Of Flowers into 2021 Melbourne Cup Field

The Anthony & Sam Freedman-trained mare Real Of Flowers is into the $8...

Shock Rough Habit Winner Crimi...

Shock Rough Habit Winner Criminal Defence Firms in 2021 Queensland Derby Betting

There was a huge boilover in the 2021 Rough Habit Plate results on Doomben...

2021 Doomben 10,000 Day: Brisb...

2021 Doomben 10,000 Day: Brisbane Scratchings & Track Report

2021 Doomben 10,000 Day: Brisbane Scratchings & Track Report Group 1...

Race Results

2021 The Goodwood Results: Savatoxl Beats Instant Celebrity and Gytrash

2021 Doomben 10,000 Results: Eduardo Digs Deep to Salute for the Punters

Andrew Ramsden Winner Realm Of Flowers into 2021 Melbourne Cup Field

Shock Rough Habit Winner Criminal Defence Firms in 2021 Queensland Derby Betting

Prince Of Boom Explodes in Spirit Of Boom Classic 2021 Results

Race Previews

2021 Doomben 10,000 Day: Brisbane Scratchings & Track Report

The Goodwood Day 2021: Morphettville Scratchings & Track Report

Doomben 10,000 Betting Update 2021: Eduardo Odds-On

2021 Melbourne Cup Hopes Head Andrew Ramsden Stakes Field

The Goodwood 2021 Odds Update: Gytrash Firming Favourite

Fields & Form

2021 Doomben 10,000 Day: Brisbane Scratchings & Track Report

The Goodwood Day 2021: Morphettville Scratchings & Track Report

2021 Melbourne Cup Hopes Head Andrew Ramsden Stakes Field

The Goodwood 2021 Odds Update: Gytrash Firming Favourite

2021 Scone Cup Field & Odds: Punters Hoping for Royal Celebration