We have expert betting tips for the card this Saturday at Ascot that features nine quality betting races.
It’s a big race meeting in Perth and we have our best value bets for every race, including the Derby.
Ascot horse racing tips
Race 1. (13:58) Tabtouch Westspeed 0MW (1100m)
#4 – City Circle – Bet @ Sportsbet
City Circle has been right around the mark this season, including a second placing at Ascot last time out.
The five-year-old mare owns two wins and eight placings on this track, so she won’t be too far away from the prize.
Expect each-way odds on race day.
Race 2. (14:34) Pepsi Max 1MW (1600m)
#1 – Notorious One – Bet @ Sportsbet
Notorious One was only 1.3 lengths behind the winner last start and there is nothing wrong with that form.
The five-year-old owns three wins from six starts and one of those came at Ascot, so he is always around the mark.
Barrier two is ideal punters could get value odds.
Race 3. (15:19) Cool Ridge BM62 (1200m)
#2 – Kaptain Kaos – Bet @ Sportsbet
The three-year-old is gunning for his third consecutive win and we wouldn’t be ruling him out.
He broke maiden status with a win at Bunbury and doubled down on that effort when scoring at Ascot last time out.
We like that form and this field is there for the taking, so expect a top effort.
Race 4. (15:59) Crown Perth Plate (1100m)
#1 – Ain’t No Other Man – Bet @ Sportsbet
Coming off a win at Ascot is Ain’t No Other Man, which scored by 1.3 lengths. It was a professional outing and he gets the inside draw in his favour.
The two-year-old showed slick speed and there are no superstars in this field, so he could take advantage again.
Punters should get a fair price from bookmakers.
Race 5. (16:38) Amelia Park BM72 (1600m)
#5 – Adornment – Bet @ Sportsbet
William Pike rides the five-year-old mare that is classy at best. She didn’t show that last time out, but that came after back-to-back wins.
She doesn’t often find her best form fresh up, but she can handle this field and she loves racing at Ascot.
She owns four wins and five placings at Ascot, so consider.
Race 6. (17:15) Solo Zero BM66 (1200m)
#9 – Angelic Miss – Bet @ Sportsbet
Angelic Miss is fresh up after winning two of her six starts last preparation. She won by 1.3 lengths on this track two back and she owns a fresh-up win.
The daughter of Savabeel gets every chance in this race with only 54kg on her back and we’re confident of a big effort.
Chris Parnham rides from barrier seven and she should get a nice drag into the race.
Race 7. (17:50) Marjorie Charleson Classic (1200m)
#9 – Clairvoyance @ $1.45 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Clairvoyance was beaten for the first time last week but she was far from disgraced. She was headed in the straight and battled gamely near the line.
The three-year-old owns four wins from five starts and we’re not surprised by the short odds available this Saturday.
54.5kg is ideal and it pays to include her in multi bets.
Race 8. (18:30) Schweppes WATC Derby (2400m)
#1 – Western Empire @ $1.35 – Bet @ Sportsbet
The three-year-old should have a mortgage on this race after winning four of his nine career starts.
He comes off a stylish win at Ascot last start and at the set weights, there is no reason to jump off his back for this run.
Punters will have to take skinny odds, but he should win.
Race 9. (19:10) Furphy BM66 (1400m)
#2 – Helms Gate – Bet @ Sportsbet
Helms Gate comes off a third placing, which followed three consecutive wins. He is an experienced runner that continues to deliver on a regular basis.
Getting a 2kg claimer in the saddle is ideal and although there are more progressive types in this field, he has the experience edge.
Include at each-way odds.
After graduating from the University of Auckland (BA – English), Daryl was thrown into the world of sports and horse racing journalism.
Having worked as a racing journalist for two years, he decided to move into the online world of horse racing and sports writing. After years of honing his craft, Daryl became a professional punter in 2009 – with a focus on horse racing, NRL, AFL, NBA, Rugby, NFL, and US college sports. Daryl’s tips have been featured on various websites around the world before joining the GoBet team. When he’s not working, Daryl tries to avoid making bogeys on the golf course.