Colgate Optic White Stakes & Makybe Diva Stakes – Randwick & Flemington – tips

Covering Randwick and Flemington today for Winx’s crack at 20 straight in the Optic White Stakes in Sydney and the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes in Melbourne.

First, Randwick.

The weather forecast is fine, with the track currently rated a good 3.

Tips as follows:

Race One – Tab Highway Handicap – 1000m

SH:        4 – Larlabrook

MP:       5 – Oakfield Time

 

Race Two – Shoot Out Mile – 1600m

SH:        3 – Embley

MP:       4 – Valadero (each way)

 

Race Three – Schweppes Heritage Stakes – 1100m

SH:        6 – Malahat

MP:       7 – Marsupial

 

Race Four – Bill Ritchie Handicap – 1400m

SH:        7 – Comin’ Through

MP:       3 – Tom Melbourne

 

Race Five – McGrath Estate Tea Rose Stakes – 1400m

SH:        10 – Acqume (each way)

MP:       1 – Tulip

 

Race Six – Colgate Optic White Stakes – 1600m

SH:        7 – Winx

MP:       7 – Winx

 

Race Seven – Bowermans Office Furniture Shorts – 1100m

SH:        6 – Ball of Muscle (each way)

MP:       1 – Chautauqua

 

Race Eight – Kingston Town Stakes – 2000m

SH:        11 – Life Less Ordinary

MP:       6 – Antonio Giuseppe

 

Race Nine – Tab.Com.Au Handicap – 1200m

SH:        3 – Sir Plush (each way)

MP:       8 – Improvement

 

Then back to Flemington with the weather overcast and the track rated a good 4.

Race One – Cap D’antibes Stakes – 1100m

SH:        1 – Jorda

MP:       1 – Jorda

 

Race Two – Pin & Win Plate – 1400m

SH:        1 – Royal Symphony (best bet of the day)

MP:       1 – Royal Symphony

 

Race Three – The Sofitel – 1400m

SH:        12 – Mr Sneaky

MP:       6 – Snitzson

 

Race Four – Bobbie Lewis Quality – 1200m

SH:        2 – Scales of Justice (each way)

MP:       4 – Voodoo Lad

 

Race Five – Danehill Stakes  – 1200m

SH:        2 – Jukebox

MP:       11 – Booker

 

Race Six – Let’s Elope Stakes – 1400m

SH:        11 – Swampland

MP:       3 – Oregon’s Day

 

Race Seven – PFD Food Services Makybe Diva Stakes – 1600m

SH:        2 – Black Heart Bart (each way)

MP:       1 – Hartnell

 

Race Eight – Japan Racing Association Trophy – 2500m

SH:        1 – Almandin

MP:       1 – Almandin

 

Race Nine – Sofitel Girls’ Day Out Handicap – 1700m

SH:        1 – Amovatio (each way)

MP:       13 – Mihany

 

Good luck and happy punting!

About Mindy Pawsey

Overly passionate Aussie sportswriter who holds as many Tour de France titles as Lance Armstrong, as many Rugby World Cups as Quade Cooper and has lost less Ashes series than Ricky Ponting. You offer me biltong, I promise I'm yours - and PC isn't my thing. Follow me on Twitter at @MKPS001.
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