Morphettville (Saturday) Betting Preview & Tips
Betting tips for every race at Morphettville. Today’s best bet is in race 2.
A stronger program for Morphettville this Saturday than last week with a solid eight-event card.
The False Rail will be out to three metres for the entire circuit and the track is rated perfectly as a Good 3.
The day should be fine with sunny weather forecast. Punters can get their bank for the day on Hussybay in Race 2. Looks a good thing to claim a hat-trick here.
QUADDIES (races 5,6,7,8)
Skinny Play: 1,3 – 1,2 – 7,11 – 2,10
Wide Play: 1,2,3 – 1,2,5,7 – 7,8,11 – 2,9,10,18
BEST BET: R2 – 4. HUSSYBAY
Next Best Bet: R7 – 11. EMBECEE LIL
Best Roughie: R8 – 18. LADWELL
R1 – 12.41pm. Schweppes Handicap – 1000m.
No16 GOLDEN LUSTRE with apprentice Emily Finnegan’s 1.5kg claim will carry 54.5kg here. Showed good speed to score an effortless 3.75 length win over 900m in a maiden at Murray Bridge on October 20. She is a daughter of top Victorian sire Written Tycoon and a strong chance.
No2 JACLYN has won at two of her four starts and was placed third at her other start. She ran a strong third in a 1000m flying at Murray Bridge on October 20. The in-form apprentice Victor Wong rides and his 3kg allowance drops her weight down to 55kg here. Looks the obvious danger.
No1 KID FLASH has an excellent first-up record of three starts for a win and a second. Showed he was on key for this with a good third in a 1000m trial here on October 26. Apprentice Raquel Clark’s 2kg claim drops his weight down to 58kg here. Makes good appeal fresh.
No4 RUSHWA showed plenty of courage at her debut to challenge the winner strongly before finishing second over 1050m here on October 28. He is on the quick back up but with the claim of Dylan Caboche will carry 58kg. Ideally drawn to be prominent in gate three.
VALUE RUNNER: No4 RUSHWA
R2 – 1.21pm. Bob Robertson Handicap – 1950m.
No4 HUSSYBAY (BEST BET) can build a bank on this 4yo gelding in his strive to win three on end here. He has won at his past two starts by a combined margin of nearly five-lengths over 1200m and 1600m here on September 30 and October 14. He drops 1.5kg to 55.5kg here and is ideally drawn in gate two to repeat his prior performances.
No1 TEMPS VOLEUR scored a fighting win over this trip last start and again will make strong play.
No7 TROPICAL LIGHTNING drops dramatically in weight as down 5kg to 52kg with the claim of Raquel Clark.
No3 HAVE PLENTY fought out the finish with Temps Voleur over 1950m here on October 21. Rates again.
VALUE RUNNER: No7 TROPICAL LIGHTNING
R3 – 2.06pm. David Loy Handicap – 1400m.
No3 LADY OF CREBILLY hails from the top stable of Phillip Stokes and looked impressive when striding to a brilliant 2 length win over 1250m here on October 21. Top jockey Dominic Tourneur rides on 57, replacing apprentice Dylan Caboche. Has finished in the money at three of her four starts.
No1 PHELPS GLORY met a smart sprinter when finished third to Paseeto over 1400m here on October 21. He is the stablemate to Lady Of Crebilly and gives the Morphettville stable a strong hand in this 1400m sprint. The 1.5kg claim drops his weight to a comfortable 57kg here.
No2 DEXELATION must include here on his good second to Paseeto over 1400m here on October 21. With apprentice Dylan Caboche’s 2kg claim his weight is down to 56kg. He has won and finished second once at his three starts so far. Can keep on improving.
No4 BON AIRE showed his rivals a clean pair of plates when he scored a flawless win over 1300m in a maiden at Bordertown on October 22. Paul Gatt keeps the ride on his rise in class here. He is having his first start in the city but his country form is worthy of taking note in this race.
VALUE RUNNER: No2 DEXELATION
R4 – 2.46pm. UBET Maiden Plate – 1400m.
No7 MADE IN RUSSIA faces a field deep with chances here. Made a credible debut when chasing home the up and coming Lady Of Crebilly over 1250m here on October 21. He was backed from $3.80 into $3.20 that day and will have taken benefit from the experience. Paul Gatt is the new rider.
No10 COSMIC IMPACT has two gear changes with a lugging bit going on and winkers on for the first time. She was backed into a $3.10 favourite before finishing eighth in a 1200m F&M maiden at Murray Bridge on October 20. She has been placed at two of her four starts.
No2 COOL FONZY was winding up strongly when finishing second over 1212m in a maiden at Balaklava on October 25. That was first-up from an 18-week spell and is bound to have taken benefit from the outing. He has a sound second up record of two seconds at two starts.
No4 BOOMER BEACH was outgunned at debut when finishing second to Bon Aire in a 1300m maiden at Bordertown on October 22. Bon Aire is highly fancied to win race 3. He faces another maiden field in the city and with Emily Finnegan’s 1.5kg claim carries 55kg. Each-way chance.
VALUE RUNNER: No4 BOOMER BEACH
R5 – 3.31pm. Dominant Handicap – 1000m.
No3 GET THE NOD finished right on the heels of Cashed first-up over 1000m here on September 23. Top jockey Joe Bowditch keeps the ride and the Lloyd Kennewell stable is running hot. He will again be highly fancied with a 2.5kg drop in weight down to the limit on 54kg here.
No1 CASHED has been beaten at his two starts since scoring a good win over 1000m here on September 23. Latest he ran a solid sixth over 1000m at Murray Bridge on October 20. Apprentice Dylan Caboche’s 2kg claim helps dropping his weight to 57kg.
No6 CLASSY JACK was second up when finishing 10th over 1050m here on October 28. He gets a nice drop in weight with Raquel Clark’s 2kg claim dropping his weight to a mere 52kg. That is 3.5kg lighter than he carried last week. He has a superior third-up record and keep safe.
No7 PALE ALE has been freshened since his sixth over 1250m here on October 7. His previous form over 1200m here was rock solid and he drops significantly in weight down 4.5kg to the limit on 54kg. Experienced jockey Paul Gatt is the new rider.
VALUE RUNNER: No6 CLASSY JACK
R6 – 4.16pm. Become A Member Handicap – 1250m.
No1 STREET EMBRACE has first class form coming into this race with two wins and a third at his past three starts at this track. Latest he ran a close third to Miss Identified over 1250m here on October 21. Apprentice Dylan Caboche’s 2kg claim drops his weight down to 58kg. Good chance.
No9 MELODY QUEEN showed strong momentum to blouse her rivals with a late flourish over 1212m at Balaklava on October 25. That was first-up from a 13-week spell and she boasts a good second-up record of a win from two starts. Senior rider Todd Pannell takes the reins.
No5 BWUVA was second-up when finishing a sound fifth over 1056m at Balaklava on October 25. He scored impressively over 1100m at Gawler first up on October 11. Simon Price keeps the ride and he drops a kilo to 57.5kg and has drawn gate four.
No2 VIEIRA has been freshened since his close fifth over 1400m here on September 16. Victorian apprentice Chris Caserta’s 3kg claim helps with his weight down to 57kg for his return to this track. He won here three starts ago over 1400m and worth keeping in mind.
VALUE RUNNER: No5 BWUVA
R7 – 5.01pm. Holdfast Insurance Handicap – 1400m
No11 EMBECEE LIL (NEXT BEST BET) has been in splendid form winning three of her past five starts. She was a strong $3.10 favourite before romping away with a 2.5 length win over 1300m against her own sex here on October 21. She carries the same weight on 54kg and Todd Pannell keeps the ride. The sole negative is her alley in 13, but she has the pace to overcome that.
No7 SO SKILLED is on a seven-day back up and gets winkers on for the first time. Lot to like.
No8 MISS IDENTIFIED is chasing a hat-trick here following two good wins over 1200m.
No4 YU LONG SHENG HUI is from a leading Victorian stable and will be improved on her first-up effort.
VALUE RUNNER: No7 SO SKILLED
R8 – 5.40pm. The Junction Handicap – 1000m.
No10 VIA BALCIANO made a perfect start to his career with an easy 2.8 length win over 1350m in a maiden at Balaklava on October 25. He is from the in-form stable of Lloyd Kennewell and can book end the meeting on a high for the Morphettville yard. Joe Bowditch keeps the ride.
No2 CHAPEL CITY is resuming from an 18-week spell. He has an excellent first-up record of a win and a second at three starts. He has won three and been placed second at his seven starts at this track. Apprentice victor Wong’s 3kg claim helps with his big weight down to 58kg.
No9 HE IS GOLDEN showed he was ready for a forward showing fresh with a good second over 1000m in a trial here on October 26. The experienced Simon Price takes the ride and from barrier two should gain a soft run. He has won and finished second at his two starts first-up.
No18 LADWELL (BEST ROUGHIE) has the good record of two wins and two placings at eight starts. Latest he ran a solid second over 1056m at Balaklava on October 25. Krystal Bishop keeps the ride and from a good draw in gate three should get a cosy run in transit.
VALUE RUNNER: No18 LADWELL