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Rupert Clarke and George Main Stakes

Melbourne Racing Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

The Sir Rupert Clarke is run at Caulfield Racecourse and is a Group 1 Open Handicap held over the Melbourne Racing Tips Spring Carnival. It is the feature race from our Expert Melbourne Racing Tips analyst Pete Brinky for the meeting at Caulfield racecourse. A $1 million prize money race over 1400M, it is is race 8 on the Caulfield programme. Our Saturday Racing Tips form sheet will also feature race 9 the Group 2 How Now Stakes over 1200m. There is also the Group 3 MRC Foundation Cup (formerly the Naturalism Stakes) run over 2000m.

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Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes – key areas to look for the winner

The Sir Rupert Clarke is a great stepping stone for other sprint Group 1 features over the Melbourne Racing Tips Spring Carnival. The Group 1 Toorak Handicap is a target race for those that run well in the Rupert Clarke. For 3 year olds they can head toward the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas. We can look to the below areas to give us a strong lead when looking to the winner:

* strong percentage win rate for horses weighted 49-55kg
* mares have a very low percentage win rate
* four year olds regularly win this race
* single figure horses have a strong record in winning the race

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes – lead up races

The traditional lead in to this race is the Bobby Lewis run down the straight 6 at Flemington. The other of course is the Memsie Stakes over the 1400m that is a key indicator to winning chances.

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Betting Odds

Behemoth was the winner of this race in 2020 and once again is strong in betting at 6-1. Beau Rossa is the 5-1 fav with Probabeel the other in the market. I’m Thunderstruck is the bottom weight and another in single digit odds. It is hard to go past these four in looking for the winner. 

George Main Stakes – RANDWICK

George Main Stakes Day

The George Main Stakes in many ways heralds the arrival of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. It will be the feature of our Sydney Racing Tips with our Expert Saturday Sydney Racing Tips analyst Blaazing Ben Perkins. A WFA race, it is run over 1600m and has $1 million in prize money.

The George Main Stakes day features a Group 1, 2 Group 2s and 2 Group 3s making it a brilliant day of Racing from Randwick racecourse. The feature race, the George Main is race 7 on the big 10 race card from Royal Randwick. 

One big feature of the George Main is the winner is exempt from the Epsom Handicap. Favourites have a very strong record in this race, of course led by the champion mare Winx who won between 2016-18. Key lead up races are the Winx Stakes, the Chelmsford and the Tramway Stakes. 

Sydney Racing George Main Stakes market

A small field of 9 runners will contest the George Main Stakes this year. The brilliant mare Verry Elleegant is 2-1 and a raging even money fav. Next in line on single digit odds are Think it Over 9-2, Kolding 8-1 and Cascadian 9-1. Waller has three runners, Waterhouse has 2 and James Cummings is also represented.

Sydney Racing Tips – Group 2 and Group 3 races

This day also sees the running of the Group 2 The Shorts which is a set weights and penalties for 3YO and upwards run over the 1100m. The Group 2 Darley Tea Rose Stakes is also ran for 3 year old fillies and is run at set weights over 1400m. The Group 3 Bill Ritchie Handicap is run over 1400m and some horses utilise this race on the way to the Epsom Handicap. The final feature on the day is the Group 3 Kingston Town Stakes named after the mighty namesake Kingston Town. It is run over 2000m at set weights and penalties for 3YO and older horses. 

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Adelaide Racing Tips Balaklava yesterday

We are now covering Wednesday meetings and yesterday provided tips coverage for the Balakclava Cup in Adelaide. Some nice results with Value Victor with top selection winning partner winning the Cup $9 into $3.50 and we landed the quinella with Second Clip. Angaston finished second beaten a whisker in race 7 as a 10-1 each way bet that would have landed us a nice winning day.

Form sheets and tips Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast for Brisbane and Morphettville Saturday out Friday afternoon around 5 pm