We have expert betting tips for the card this Sunday at Moonee Valley.
Punters get a rare Moonee Valley Sunday meeting to bet on this week and we have our best value bets.
Moonee Valley horse racing tips
Race 1. (12:15) Ladbrokes Switch Maiden (1000m)
#9 – Kiani @ $2.70 – Bet Now
Kiani is on debut and although drawing barrier 15 isn’t ideal around The Valley, she has been well-backed to win.
The Maher/Eustace-trained two-year-old is bred to be quick and the confidence in the market is a great sign for punters.
Race 2. (12:45) Leneva Park Maiden (1200m)
#11 – Yulong Island @ $4.20 – Bet Now
The Hawkes-trained colt owns two placings from three starts and he battled on stylishly last time out.
He is a son of Exceed and Excel that was beaten by 1.3 lengths behind Toyetic, which should be a good form guide.
$4.20 is a good price and is worth taking.
Race 3. (13:15) Hygain Maiden (1600m)
#10 – Halic @ $7.50 – Bet Now
Halic hasn’t shown much to date but this stable is firing and he might improve. The James Cummings-trained colt is bred to enjoy the mile and it could make all the difference.
Jye McNeil will need to produce a good effort from barrier 15 but we’re expecting a good run against a moderate field.
Race 4. (13:45) Ladbrokes Same Race Multi Maiden (1528m)
#1 – Altimeter @ $2.30 – Bet Now
Altimeter is another Cummings-trained runner that should be scoring a win soon. The son of Lonhro only needs luck from a wide draw to be competitive here.
He owns two second placings from three starts and not everything went his way last start. Having senior rider Brad Rawiller in the saddle helps so consider.
Race 5. (14:15) Simpson Construction C1 Handicap (1000m)
#10 – Harlem Blues @ $5 – Bet Now
Harlem Blues will have to deal with a tough barrier but that was a stylish win last time out. The colt won by 2.8 lengths after sitting on the pace.
He showed a good turn-of-foot two starts back, so he can settle off the pace and come with a run. Early pace could decide his tactics but the $5 is worth taking.
Race 6. (14:45) Ladbrokes Back Yourself BM70 (1528m)
#8 – Cataracta @ $3.10 – Bet Now
The class is with Cataracta, which owns three wins and five placings from just 13 starts. She finished her most recent run in style when fifth, so consider on that run.
The Maher/Eustace-trained five-year-old should sit just behind the pace from barrier six and launch coming into the straight.
The each-way odds are worth taking.
Race 7. (15:15) Vale Graham Salisbury BM64 (1600m)
#3 – Uluru @ $3.10 – Bet Now
Uluru is better than what it showed last start and although finishing sixth, his form prior was a better form guide.
The Maher/Eustace-trained son of Fastnet Rock is bred to be good and his half-length win at Pakenham is a good form guide.
Stick with him for another run.
Race 8. (15:45) Ladbrokes BM78 (2040m)
#1 – Under Oath @ $7.50 – Bet Now
Under Oath is a past winner at Moonee Valley and having that experience around this track is key.
The seven-time winner is classy at best and he’s going to get every chance from barrier two and with a claimer in the saddle.
Punters are getting odds worth taking and they could firm on race day.
Race 9. (16:15) Adapt Australia BM70 (1200m)
#3 – Seven Castles @ $3.70 – Bet Now
Les Smith lines up the last-start winner that scored by over a length at Ballarat. The four-year-old son of Foxwedge owns three wins from 11 starts and he is suited by the inside draw.
Two of his wins have come at this distance and over 1200m, he will rail up and kick clear on the turn.
Money is coming steadily throughout the week.
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.