We have expert betting tips for the card this Saturday at Morphettville that features nine quality betting races.
The Lightning Stakes headlines the South Australian card and we have our best bets available.
Morphettville horse racing tips
Race 1. (12:22) Terry Howe Printing Maiden (1050m)
#12 – Stasia – Bet @ Sportsbet
Stasia didn’t show much in her first two starts but she’s better for the break and she could return a fitter type.
The three-year-old by Deep Field was only 1.6 lengths behind the winner last start, so it wasn’t a bad run and there are no superstars in this field.
A light weight her on back helps, so put her on top.
Race 2. (12:57) Adelaide Galvanising BM68 (1600m)
#2 – Frankie Pinot – Bet @ Sportsbet
Frankie Pinot scored a win at Morphettville two back and he followed it up with a second placing behind Going Gaga.
The consistent four-year-old has figured in the finish in seven of his nine starts and many of them have been at high levels.
He is unbeaten in two starts at Morphettville, so we’re expecting him to be close.
Race 3. (13:32) The Junction BM62 (1500m)
#1 – Clap – Bet @ Sportsbet
Hands together for Clap, who has scored his last two starts and is capable of making it three on the bounce.
The three-year-old gelding won by 2.5 lengths at Ballarat to break maidens before doubling down to win by a nose at Morphettville Parks.
That form bodes well against this lineup and he could capitalise.
Race 4. (14:07) Furphy BM68 (1100m)
#8 – Yulong Phelps – Bet @ Sportsbet
Looking to remain unbeaten is Yulong Phelps, who scored by 3.3 lengths on debut at Swan Hill and that form stacks up well for Adelaide racing.
The Danny O’Brien-trained son of Written Tycoon comfortably won a Flemington jumpout and he could have the class edge over this field.
Punters should expect short odds on Saturday.
Race 5. (14:42) Happy 40th Jason Gentle BM68 (2500m)
#2 – Carrie – Bet @ Sportsbet
Carrie has been a little disappointing her last two starts, but they come against tough Melbourne opposition and she should enjoy running in Adelaide.
The five-year-old mare is a four-time winner from 16 starts and if she’s close to her performance three-back at Cranbourne, she should be winning.
Punters could get each-way odds on race day.
Race 6. (15:22) Accolade Wines BM78 (1800m)
#1 – Master Churn @ $6 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Master Churn hasn’t shown his best form this season, but he comes off two runs at Flemington and that is high-level racing.
The six-year-old finished third behind Lunar Flare before running fifth behind Grand Promenade, so it’s solid form and he owns two wins at Morphettville.
Punters get value odds and they’re worth taking.
Race 7. (16:02) Leader Computers BM82 (1050m)
#6 – Can’t Be Done @ $5.50 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Can’t Be Done scored a quality win at Sandown two back and there was little wrong with his effort for fifth at Flemington.
The four-year-old son of All Too Hard is a quality type at best and his four wins from 16 starts is a respectable record.
$6 is worth taking and those odds should firm throughout the week.
Race 8. (16:42) Tab Lightning Stakes (1050m)
#1 – Beau Rossa @ $3.20 – Bet @ Sportsbet
Beau Rossa is a slick sprinter who struggled in Group 1 company last start, but this is much easier.
He owns four wins from nine starts and two of those wins have come at Morphettville, so he loves the track and his best form comes early in the campaign.
Barrier two is ideal and punters get fair odds in the feature race.
Race 9. (17:20) Blight’s Electrical BM72 (1200m)
#2 – Agnaston – Bet @ Sportsbet
The four-year-old gelding is fresh up, and although it can take him time to find his best, it’s not an overly strong field.
He has finished in the money in 12 of his 23 starts, so the consistency is there and punters will get generous odds from bookmakers on race day.
Following any positive betting moves in his favour.
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.