Harness Racing Tips: Gloucester Park - Tuesday, August 27th

August 27th 2019, 1:30pm, By: Trent Orwin

Welcome to our harness racing preview and betting tips for Gloucester Park on Tuesday, August 27th. 

Trent Orwin has previewed some of the night's key races and offered his betting suggestions below.

Harness Racing Tips: Gloucester Park - Tuesday, August 27th

Race 1 – 7:20pm AEST (Market)

A Level 6 race for the fillies and mares takes place over the 1730m. (2) Looks Official for trainer Peter Anderson looks to have found some form with a win and a second from her past three starts. She was too far back last start and will relish being on speed; most likely as the leader with (1) The Royal Lady racing on her back. (8) Zozo Ma Gogo and/or (9) Miss Tivoli could press forward at the start. Looks Official won from the breeze position at Pinjarra over 1684m when rating 1:56.1. A repeat performance of that effort will see her go very close to capturing another win. (10) Liaurie is a place chance. (11) Lil China Doll is a hard horse to catch.

Race 3 – 8:20pm AEST (Market)

Two starts ago (1) Rockmenow for trainer Kevin Charles finished second at Pinjarra over 2185m in a quick 1:56.6 mile rate. The 5YO entire didn’t have a lot of room to move last start when running eighth at Gloucester Park. Regular driver Hayden Charles has been replaced by Shannon Suvaljko which is a significant upgrade as Suvaljko is one of the best drivers in Western Australia. Rockmenow should lead and look to dictate in a race that doesn’t have a genuine breeze horse. (10) Kennys Revenge can fly home if he gets clear running late and (4) Dennis is down in class. Rockmenow’s last win came over R J Bopper who caused a big upset a fortnight ago, so that form reads well enough to win here.

Race 4 – 8:50pm AEST (Market)

One of the highlights on the card would have been the battle between (4) Arma Indie, (9) Justasec and (11) Bolta, however Justasec has unfortunately been scratched. The other two horses each represent a couple of the biggest trainers in the West. Arma Indie is trained by Mike Reed, while Bolta has recently joined Hall of Fame trainer Gary Hall Snr. Arma Indie is a tough 3YO filly to work out. She has obvious ability and her debut effort was good against Typhoon Tiff. She was then spelled and returned as a $1.34 favourite when beaten more than 100m. I have to overlook her here despite the good draw. That leaves me with Bolta on top. He was good in defeat last start when chasing home Infatuation at Pinjarra. The last half was run in 56.1 seconds and Bolta had to cover extra ground. He will need Arma Indie to not be 100 per cent because her best form does look too good for him; with queries on the favourite though, Bolta is backable.


Horse Racing Tips: Sunday July 12th

We're backing up again, and looking to close out the racing week with a bang, as Luke Krahe brings you his best bets from Moonee Valley And Grafton this Sunday July 12th. Check out his preview and racing tips here. read more

NRL Round 9: Sunday Preview & Betting Tips

Round 9 in the 2020 NRL season concludes this Sunday with an interesting double header from 4.05pm! Scooby is back again to preview both games and give his betting tips here read more

AFL Round 6: Sunday Preview & Betting Tips

Three game slate in the AFL this Sunday and as usual, PuntingInDanger has you covered with a full preview and betting tips for every game. The action gets underway at 1.05pm with a monster clash between the Power and Giants. read more

UFC 251 Preview & Betting Tips

It's an absolute monster card of UFC fights this weekend as we head to Fight Island for UFC 251! Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal will headline the event in a monster read more


Performance Ratings & Pricing with Julian Vallance with Sportsbet

Julian Vallance from Sportsbet takes us through some of the key factors which he uses with pricing upcoming horse races such as performance ratings. Check out his video from Sportsbet here. read more

What is Over-Round and How do Sportsbooks Make Money?

Over-Round is an important concept for both punters and sportsbooks. It's how Australian sportsbooks make money! All punters should understand over-round, how to spot it, and how to find better value on the Betfair Exchange. read more

Betfair Commissions and Charges

Ever wondered why you can get such great odds at Betfair in comparison to other online bookmakers? We break down why that is the case and why Betfair isn't just for professional punters here read more

What is Lay Betting?

Lay betting is when you’re betting against an event to occur. You’re betting that a horse won’t win a race, a team won’t win a match or your player will lose to their opponent. Find out more about lay betting at Betfair right here. read more


2020 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 5

Lachie Neale and Dylan Shiel are the firmers in the 2020 Brownlow betting markets while rising star Matthew Rowell has crashed out of contention after a severe shoulder injury set back his 2020 season. Let's take a look at each match from Round 5 with our Brownlow vote predictions! read more

2020 AFL Round 6 Odds

Round 6 of the AFL season gets underway on Thursday night with a blockbuster between the Cats and the Lions from the SCG! As usual, we have all of the odds for the weekend's action courtesy of our friends at Sportsbet. read more

AFL Announces Round 6 & 7 Fixture

With Victoria recently suffering another surge in COVID-19 cases, the AFL has had to restructure the next few rounds of the season. They have officially released the fixture for both Rounds 6 & 7, which can be viewed in full right here read more

2020 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 4

A full round of nine matches are in the books for Round 4 of what has been a crazy 2020 AFL season. Here's our break down of each match and our Round 4 Brownlow vote predictions, as well as a couple of Brownlow betting tips. read more