We have expert betting tips for the card this Saturday at Doomben that features nine quality betting races.
The Brisbane Winter Carnival continues with the Doomben Cup and BRC Sprint. It should be another excellent day of racing and we have our best value bets.
Doomben horse racing tips
Race 1. (11:34) Mittys BM80 (2000m)
#10 – Prince of Arragon @ $4 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Prince of Arragon comes off back-to-back wins at Kembla Grange and Gosford, so we’re not surprised at the odds available.
The John Thompson-trained owns four wins and five placings from 16 starts, so he is rarely too far away from the prize.
Craig Williams rides and the $4 is worth taking.
Race 2. (12:09) Captain Morgan Tropical C6 (1600m)
#4 – Right or Wrong @ $5 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Right or Wrong is a nine-year-old gelding that owns three wins at Doomben and he’s good enough to add another.
The son of Manhattan Rain might be getting older, but he continues to run competitive races and he’s good enough to beat this field.
$5 is a fair price and it should remain firm throughout the week.
Race 3. (12:44) City Property Carter Stakes (1200m)
#5 – Socialist @ $3.20 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Socialist comes off an impressive win at Canterbury where she put away a tidy field by 1.3 lengths.
The two-year-old filly by Capitalist finished second behind Xtremetime prior to that, which has since won a stakes level.
That form bodes well and the $3.20 price could continue to firm.
Race 4. (13:19) IPG Marketing Darby McCarthy (1110m)
#5 – Rocketing By @ $5 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Class is with Rocketing By, which rattled off three consecutive wins before running into the likes of Wild Ruler and Marboosha.
The three-year-old colt owns four wins from 10 starts and although beaten last start, he might have needed the run.
James McDonald rides and punters get value odds.
Race 5. (13:58) Pam O’Neill Stakes (1600m)
#10 – Le Gai Soleil @ $5 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Le Gai Soleil is a professional five-time winner from nine starts and that was a solid effort at Randwick last time out.
The four-year-old mare was a short margin behind Lina’s Hero and she had very little luck in the run. She could have easily been unbeaten this preparation, so stick with her.
$5 is good shopping and it’s another good ride for McDonald.
Race 6. (14:38) XXXX Chief de Beers (1110m)
#11 – Varda @ $8 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Varda comes off a fifth at Hawkesbury behind Embracer and that should be an excellent form guide for this race.
The four-year-old daughter of Lonhro kept working to the line and she should be better for having the run under her belt.
Punters get lovely odds and we can’t imagine the $8 lasts too much longer.
Race 8. (15:58) BRC Sprint (1350m)
#14 – Garibaldi @ $3.30 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Garibaldi is a professional type that rattled off four consecutive wins before finishing second behind Fender last start.
The four-year-old gelding is a two-time winner at Doomben and although yet to win over this distance, he gets in with only 54kg.
Glen Boss rides and we’ll happily take the $3.30 available.
Race 9. (16:34) ANZ Bloodstock The Roses (2000m)
#3 – Grace and Harmony @ $4.40 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Grace and Harmony comes off three consecutive wins and that was a tidy effort at Gold Coast last time out.
The Chris Waller-trained daughter of Sebring is in fine form and although yet to race at Doomben, she is an adaptable type.
James McDonald just needs to find cover from the wide draw and she should go close.
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.