02/01/22 – Sunday Horse Racing Tips

We have expert betting tips for the cards this Sunday at Cranbourne and Gilgandra.

There is plenty of value available with bookmakers at the Sunday meetings and we have our best bets across the cards.

All odds are with Sportsbet – our No. 1 rated bookmaker. You can join Sportsbet by clicking HERE.

Sunday horse racing tips


Race 1. (13:00) Allied Security Maiden (1200m)

#9 – Miss Middle Park @ $4.40 – Bet @ Sportsbet

Team Freedman lines up the three-year-old filly who went close at Moe last time out.

The well-bred daughter of Maurice was only a half-length behind the winner as a $1.90 chance, so punters get much better odds now.

We’re happy with the current price with Jamie Kah in the saddle.

Race 3. (14:10) NZB Karaka Yearling Sale Maiden (1400m)

#5 – Forged @ $3.50 – Bet @ Sportsbet

Chris Waller lines up the three-year-old gelding who missed the start at Sale but made up a stack of ground.

The three-year-old son of Exosphere will likely drift back from the wide draw and hope for a strong pace up front.

Having Craig Williams in the saddle helps, so keep him safe.

Race 5. (15:20) O’Brien Real Estate BM64 (1600m)

#3 – Black Penn @ $2.40 – Bet @ Sportsbet

Punters are patiently waiting for Black Penn to win his second race and he doesn’t get an easier chance.

The four-year-old son of Written Tycoon had his chance at Geelong last start, but the form out of that race has stacked up.

Barrier two is ideal and he has been backed in from $3.10.

Race 6. (16:00) Hertz Cranbourne BM58 (1400m)

#4 – Star Midfielder @ $2.45 – Bet @ Sportsbet

It has been a lengthy campaign for the three-year-old gelding, but Star Midfielder could produce the goods.

The Maher/Eustace-trained gelding owns a win and two placings from five starts, which is a solid effort in your first preparation.

He looks to have more raw ability than most in this field and the odds reflect that.


Race 2. (13:55) Inland Petroleum Maiden (1280m)

#1 – Vandangle @ $4.60 – Bet @ Sportsbet

Vandangle has changed stables and punters should expect a quality effort. He comes off a trial win at Scone, which is a good sign.

The four-year-old son of Vancouver didn’t fire at Goulburn last start, but we think he has some ability.

Punters get each-way odds and they’re worth snapping up.

Race 4. (15:05) Gilgandra Service Cup C3 (1800m)

#3 – Rutilant @ $2.50 – Bet @ Sportsbet

Rutilant is looking for consecutive wins after scoring at Warren last time out. It was his second win this preparation, so he’s running well.

The three-year-old relished the rise to the mile when scoring by two lengths, so rising to 1800m holds no fears.

He gets into the race with a good weight and we’re not surprised most of the early money has come his way.

Race 6. (16:25) CPS Thomas & Irvine BM58 (1100m)

#14 – Foxstorm @ $3.10 – Bet @ Sportsbet

Foxstorm is knocking on the door this campaign with four second placings from five attempts, so he’s worth sticking with.

The son of Foxwedge comes off a second placing at Scone and he also won his only start at Gilgandra, which bodes well.

After opening at $4.80, it has been one-way traffic in betting markets.

Race 8. (17:40) Gilgandra Town Plate (1100m)

#4 – Lubuk @ $8.50 – Bet @ Sportsbet

Lubuk doesn’t often show his best form fresh up but the five-year-old could cause a minor upset.

The son of I Am Invincible comes off a solid effort at the trials and with the help of a 1.5kg claim, he has a chance to win.

We expect him to drop back from the draw and hit the line nicely.

Once again, all odds are with Sportsbet – our No. 1 rated bookmaker. You can join Sportsbet by clicking HERE.

Daryl Curnow
About the Author: Daryl Curnow

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.