We have expert betting tips for the card this Saturday at Flemington that features nine quality betting races.
Punters are getting even betting fields this Saturday and we have our best value bets available.
Flemington horse racing tips
Race 1. (12:05) Tab Handicap (2530m)
#4 – South Pacific @ $3 – Bet Now
South Pacific has been going through its gears in preparation for this run and he should prove tough to beat.
The Maher/Eustace-trained son of Galileo finished third at Flemington behind Exemplar last start and that should be a good form guide for this race.
Having Damien Oliver ride is a positive and $3 is a fair price.
Race 2. (12:40) Lexus BM70 (1410m)
#6 – Yes Baby Yes @ $2.90 – Bet Now
Team Corstens lines up the talented filly which is coming off a win at Seymour. The three-year-old won by 3.5 lengths in a dominant fashion, so she’s up to this grade.
The daughter of Dissident sat on the speed and let down nicely in the straight. It could be a sign of things to come and bookmakers haven’t ignored her chances.
Race 3. (13:15) Grinders Coffee Roasters BM70 (1800m)
#1 – Flinders Rivers @ $2.75 – Bet Now
That was a strong win from Flinders River last start and he has the ability to kick on with it now.
The Maher/Eustace-trained gelding won by 1.3 lengths at Caulfield and he soaked up the early speed and put them away with ease.
There are many nice types in this race but he has the form on the board and that experience should count for plenty on Saturday.
Race 4. (13:55) Seppelt Wines Trophy BM84 (1720m)
#10 – Tavidance @ $2.80 – Bet Now
Punters did their dough on Tavidance last start but he didn’t have much luck in the run. He settled back and wide, so he wasn’t able to make a sustained run.
However, drawing the inside barrier takes that out of the equation and he should settle in a handier position.
The $2.80 is worth taking and there is value with those odds.
Race 5. (14:35) G.H. Mumm Plate (1410m)
#9 – Coming Around @ $3.50 – Bet Now
Coming Around was defeated at Swan Hill last start but the former Perth runner didn’t lose any admirers.
The Brent Stanley-trained gelding ran second behind More Than Exceed and although facing a stronger field here, it was a solid first-up effort.
$3.50 is a value price and he should go close.
Race 6. (15:15) Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m)
#8 – Trope @ $13 – Bet Now
Trope showed plenty of ability as a youngster but hasn’t lived up to expectations. However, a change in stable could see this runner turn its form around.
The five-year-old has been running behind the likes of Pippie, Loving Gaby, and Bivouac. He isn’t up to that level, but this is slightly easier here.
It would be a big training effort but consider at the odds.
Race 7. (15:55) Furphy Larger BM78 (2000m)
#5 – Skyman @ $2.75 – Bet Now
Skyman is coming off an impressive win at Caulfield, which was his first attempt in Australia. The Chris Waller-trained gelding is every chance of going back-to-back and punters haven’t missed him this time around.
The four-year-old opened at $3.20 and has been confidently backed throughout the week. He looks like a nice type in the making and his odds could continue to firm.
Race 8. (16:30) Farewell To Rob Gaylard BM90 (1000m)
#6 – Octane @ $3 – Bet Now
Octane deserves a chance in this grade and the Adelaide-based gelding couldn’t go close to winning.
The five-year-old is a six-time winner from 12 starts and he has been impressive in winning his last five from six starts.
There is good hype surrounding this runner and he could produce the goods at Flemington.
Race 9. (17:05) Rubaroc BM70 (1410m)
#15 – Shush @ $8.50 – Bet Now
Shush ran on nicely at Caulfield last start and she could continue to improve. The four-year-old mare owns only one win from six starts but she is bred to enjoy longer distances.
Rising to the 1410m looks ideal and she will have plenty of time to wind up down the Flemington straight.
Punters are getting value odds in the final race.