We have expert betting tips for the card this Wednesday at Flemington that features eight quality betting races.
It’s premier midweek racing at Flemington, which includes the Oaks Preview and Derby Preview. We have our best value bets for every race on the card.
Flemington horse racing tips & form
Race 1. (13:00) Rokon Sprint BM64 (1000m)
#1 – New York Baby @ $2.70 – Bet @ Sportsbet
The three-year-old filly scored an impressive debut win at Warrnambool, which suggests she’s capable of handling this class.
She is a daughter of Written Tycoon who didn’t handle the heavy track, but still posted a professional win over Cardigan Queen.
Damien Oliver sticks with her, so she goes on top.
Race 2. (13:35) Darley Spring Preview (900m)
#4 – Nominator – Bet @ Sportsbet
Nominator is on debut for the Waterhouse/Bott team and he hasn’t had a trial to prepare.
The well-bred son of Zoustar x. Designated Driver should be ready to hit the ground running, and having Craig Williams in the saddle is a bonus.
It could pay to watch betting moves on race day.
Race 3. (14:10) Myer Fashions BM64 (1420m)
#12 – Cuban Link @ $5.50 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Cuban Link ran second on debut at Pakenham before breaking through at Cranbourne earlier this month.
The Greg Eurell-trained three-year-old looks to have plenty of promise, and although this race is much harder, she gets every chance here.
It’s another good ride for Williams and barrier three suits.
Race 4. (14:45) Resimax Trophy BM70 (1100m)
#2 – Ashford Street – Bet @ Sportsbet
Ashford Street is a professional three-time winner who was too good for them two starts back at Bendigo.
The four-year-old followed it up with a second placing at Cranbourne behind See You In Spring, which is excellent form for this level of racing.
3kg comes off his back and that brings him into contention.
Race 5. (15:20) Kennedy Oaks Preview (1800m)
#2 – Barb Raider @ $1.95 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Barb Raider capped off consecutive placings with a win at Sandown last start. The three-year-old filly scored comfortably by 3.5 lengths, so it was an emphatic victory.
The daughter of Rebel Raider is bred to handle the rise in distance and it provides Craig Williams with another premium ride.
$1.95 is getting on the short side, but we wouldn’t leave her off her ticket.
Race 6. (15:55) Penfolds Victoria Derby Preview (1800m)
#8 – Inverell @ $4.80 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Inverell has been hammered in betting after opening at $8, which is a serious move for a big race.
The three-year-old son of Shocking won on debut at Sale by 1.8 lengths, and he has since added a trial win over 1550m.
He looks like a nice Derby type in the making and punters can still get each-way odds.
Race 7. (16:30) Hanan Displays BM78 (1630m)
#3 – Mr Brightside @ $2.45 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Mr Brightside is shooting for five wins on the bounce and we wouldn’t be betting against the promising type.
The Hayes-trained four-year-old made it four consecutive wins at Moonee Valley last start. He scored by 1.3 lengths over a quality field, so he shouldn’t find this too much harder.
He is unbeaten in three starts over this distance and our man Williams is in the saddle again.
Race 8. (17:05) Mitty’s Trophy BM70 (1420m)
#2 – He’s the Real Deel @ $3 – Bet @ Sportsbet
The Matthew Brown-trained five-year-old is a five-time winner from 21 starts, and we think he could add another win to his record.
He scored back-to-back wins to open his campaign before running second at Sandown behind Frankie Pinot. It was a narrow loss, so punters shouldn’t drop him on that one run.
3kg comes off his back and he should get every chance from barrier three.
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