Melbourne Cup – Flemington – tips

Welcome to the 2018 edition of the Melbourne Cup!

Heavy rain throughout Melbourne this morning has had the track downgraded from a good 3 to a heavy 8, with a few more showers to come.  Hopefully by 3.00pm the rain has cleared a little(but it’s Melbourne – don’t ever be confident in weather forecasts).

We’ve looked at the Cup only today for the following:

Race Seven – Lexus Melbourne Cup – 3200m

Best Bet

SH:        3 – Magic Circle

MP:       22 – Youngstar

 

Best Value

SH:        24 – Rostropovich

MP:       7 – Who Shot Thebarman

 

Trifecta

SH:        1, 3, 9, 10, 11, 24 / 1, 3, 9, 10, 11, 24 / 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 11, 17, 23, 24

($100 investment for 41.67% return)

MP:       3, 5, 7, 9, 22 / 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 22 / 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 14, 19, 22

($100 investment for 50% return)

Good luck and happy punting!

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Victoria Derby – Flemington – tips

The best racing day in the Australian racing calendar, Victorian Derby Day, with all nine races at group level.

The weather forecast is overcast, with the track currently rated good 4.

Tips as follows:

Race One – The Carbine Club Stakes – 1600m

SH:        6 – Wild Planet

MP:       3 – Good ‘n’ Fast

 

Race Two – Mumm Wakeful Stakes – 2000m

SH:        2 – Verry Elleegant (best bet of the day)

MP:       2 – Verry Elleegant

 

Race Three – The TAB Stakes – 1200m

SH:        1 – Osborne Bulls

MP:       8 – Winter Bride (each way)

 

Race Four – Lexus Stakes – 2500m

SH:        2 – A Prince of Arran

MP:       6 – Brimham Rocks

 

Race Five – Coolmore Stud Stakes – 1200m

SH:        2 – Zousain

MP:       10 – Sunlight

 

Race Six – Empire Rose Stakes – 1600m

SH:        15 – Amphitrite

MP:       5 – Aloisia

 

Race Seven – AAMI Victoria Derby – 2500m

SH:        2 – Aramayo

MP:       5 – Home Ground (each way)

 

Race Eight – McCafe Moonee Valley Gold Cup – 2500m

SH:        6 – The Taj Mahal

MP:       1 – Who Shot Thebarman (each way)

 

Race Nine – Kennedy Mile – 1600m

SH:        4 – Land of Plenty

MP:       18 – Iconoclasm (each way)

 

Race Ten – Furphy Sprint – 1100m

SH:        3 – Quilista (each way)

MP:       9 – She Knows

 

Good luck and happy punting!

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