We have expert betting tips for the card this Saturday at Belmont that features nine quality betting races.
Quality thoroughbreds are out in force in Perth, and we have our best value bets available.
Belmont horse racing tips
Race 1. (13:18) Free Entry to Belmont BM78 (2200m)
#4 – Zaratite – Bet @ Sportsbet
Zaratite only narrowly got the job done last start but the six-year-old gelding is capable of stringing wins together.
The Williams-trained gelding owns five wins and seven second placings, so he’s ultra-consistent and he demands attention in the small field.
Punters shouldn’t expect big odds.
Race 2. (13:57) Amelia Park BM72 (1600m)
#5 – Giant Leap – Bet @ Sportsbet
Giant Leap scored a fresh up at Belmont and he followed it up with a third placing behind Notorious One, which is a good form guide.
There isn’t as much depth to this field and having William Pike in the saddle is a bonus. He could easily win the first two races and carrying 54kg is ideal.
Look for a betting push on race day.
Race 3. (14:37) Vale Neil Cayley Plate (1000m)
#5 – Prince Ragnar – Bet @ Sportsbet
It was an impressive debut performance from Prince Ragnar, despite suffering defeat at an odds-on quote.
The Williams-trained three-year-old looked the winner in the straight, but War Gem fought back to deny the son of Snippetson.
He should be better prepared for this race and go on with the job.
Race 4. (15:17) Tabtouch Westspeed 0MW (1200m)
#2 – Apple Schnapps – Bet @ Sportsbet
Apple Schnapps comes off back-to-back wins at Belmont and Pinjarra, so he’s in form and capable of kicking on with it.
The son of Alfred Nobel had been showing consistent form before the winning streak started. He has been in work for some time, but the fit runner should be tough to beat again.
It’s another premium ride for William Pike.
Race 5. (15:57) Seacorp 1MW (1000m)
#7 – The Invisible Man – Bet @ Sportsbet
The Invisible Man capped off consecutive placings to start his career with a win at Belmont last time out.
He won narrowly in maiden company, and it should give him confidence going forward, especially against an even field on Saturday.
Barrier three is ideal and punters should expect a top effort.
Race 6. (16:33) Peninsula Dining Room Handicap (2000m)
#2 – Al Mahalo – Bet @ Sportsbet
Consistency is with Al Mahalo, who has recorded two wins and seven placings from 14 starts. He is always around the mark and some of his best form comes at Belmont.
The five-year-old has yet to finish worse than third in six attempts at Belmont, so he loves the track and that bodes well.
He only needs luck from the wide barrier to go close.
Race 7. (17:15) Crown Towers 1MW (1600m)
#6 – Little Flirt – Bet @ Sportsbet
Little Flirt was good enough to produce consecutive wins earlier this preparation and she could get back to that form.
The six-year-old mare is a two-time winner on the track and although she has had only one start at the mile, it’s a distance that should suit.
Punters should get value odds on race day.
Race 8. (17:50) Idyllic Prince Stakes (1300m)
#2 – Too Close The Sun @ $2.80 – Bet @ Sportsbet
The Lindsay Smith-trained runner has class on his side and he could improve his impressive record at Belmont.
He owns three wins from five starts on the track and some of his best form has come against strong fields in Melbourne, which bodes well for this race.
$2.80 is a fair price and we expect a big effort.
Race 9. (18:25) Irisndt BM66 (1200m)
#5 – Kaptain Kaos – Bet @ Sportsbet
Kaptain Kaos is a four-time winner from eight starts that should be tough to beat again on Saturday.
The four-year-old won narrowly at Belmont last start and that was a nice fresh up performance, so he should kick on with it.
All four wins came at the distance, so the 1200m is ideal.
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.