We have expert betting tips for the card this Saturday at Gawler that features nine quality betting races.
Even betting fields are the order of the day in South Australia and we have our best bets available.
Gawler horse racing tips
Race 1. (12:55) Cornerstone Stud Maiden (1506m)
#6 – Gosden @ $1.75 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Gosden was given too much to do last start, but it was a nice return to the track.
The Will Clarken-trained three-year-old owns three placings from four starts and it’s only a matter of time before he wins his maiden.
Punters will have to take short odds again, but he should get a better run off the inside.
Race 2. (13:30) Thank You John Hatch Maiden (1506m)
#5 – Charm Slinga @ $3.40 – Bet @ Sportsbet
The three-year-old is getting better with every run this preparation and he shouldn’t take long to win a race.
He finished third at Morphettville last time out when hitting the line well, so a repeat of that performance should see him go close.
His opening odds of $4 were taken immediately, which is a good sign.
Race 3. (14:05) Tab Maiden (1200m)
#11 – I Am Bene @ $2.60 – Bet @ Sportsbet
The three-year-old filly has looked good winning at the trials and she’s another well-backed runner early on the card.
She opened at $3.10 and will likely continue to firm after winning a trial in a solid time at Strathalbyn.
Barrier three and a light weight is ideal for her debut, so punters should expect a forward effort on debut.
Race 4. (14:40) Adelaide Plains Bloodstock BM76 (2106m)
#4 – Ichibansan @ $3.20 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Ichibansan comes off three consecutive wins in Adelaide and he has turned his form around impressively.
The four-year-old gelding scored by only a nose last time out at Morphettville, but he dug deep and that’s a good asset to have.
His odds are drifting but we’re happy to take the longer price.
Race 5. (15:15) Trimboli Services BM56 (1200m)
#3 – Daskulya @ $5.50 – Bet @ Sportsbet
The seven-year-old is a six-time winner from 44 starts, so the son of Bullet Train has the experience edge.
He is a past winner at Gawler and at the distance, so we’re not surprised by the each-way odds available.
Barrier two is ideal and we think he’ll be right in the mix.
Race 6. (15:55) Coopers Brewery BM82 (1100m)
#2 – Terbium @ $5.50 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Terbium isn’t an easy horse to follow but the Phillip Stokes-trained runner is always dangerous.
The six-year-old gelding owns a win and a placing from two starts at the track and two wins at the distance.
Getting 2kg off his back is ideal and with five wins on a good surface, he has every chance to rediscover his best form.
Race 7. (16:35) Holdfast Brokers BM68 (1200m)
#4 – Sparkup @ $4.20 – Bet @ Sportsbet
The Jolly-trained son of Magnus got the job done at Morphettville last start and he could go back-to-back.
He only narrowly scored, but he’s a two-time winner at the distance and his confidence levels should have risen.
He has drawn to get every chance in the run, so put on top.
Race 8. (17:15) GJ Civil BM60 (1100m)
#1 – Secret War @ $3.80 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Secret War is a four-time winner from 10 starts and a three-time winner from five starts at Gawler.
Having winning experience on this track is ideal and he scored by 1.8 lengths on this track two starts back.
Dropping in weight with the 3kg claim should see him right in contention.
Race 9. (17:55) Kingsford Hotel BM60 (1506m)
#4 – Frankel Star – Bet @ Sportsbet
Frankel Star comes off three consecutive placings, including a last start second placing at Gawler.
The six-year-old son of Frankel does some of his best racing on the track and surface, so he should be in the mix again.
Early betting signs would be a good guide for his chances, but punters should get a value price.
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.