Horse Racing Tips: Sunday, October 6th

October 6th 2019, 2:20pm, By: Luke Krahe

Horse Racing Tips: Sunday, October 6th

Welcome to our horse racing preview and betting tips for racing on Sunday, October 6th.

There's plenty of country racing across Australia this Sunday, including the Cootamundra Cup and the Bairnsdale Cup! Port Lincoln also has its first meeting of the season and Luke Krahe has picked out his best bets of the day below!

Horse Racing Tips: Sunday, October 6th

Bairnsdale Race 4 (Market)

(2) Cilauro was very consistent throughout his last campaign, he finished it off with a nice effort at Sandown in a harder race than this. He was sent to the paddock and resumed at Bendigo, was mid-field in the run before saving ground and looked the winner before his condition may have given way late. He is second-up today, last prep following a good fresh run he sat up on the speed second-up and bolted in by almost 5 lengths at maiden level. From the wide draw today, I expect that they will ride him positively, get up outside the speed and be very hard to run down. The topweight (1) Elam gets some good weight relief with the apprentice riding, although he has had a good start to his career in the saddle, am happy to take on anything that Campbell Rawiller is riding at his stage of his career in this price range.

Bairnsdale Race 7 (Market)

The Bairsndale Cup is the feature of the day run over a mile, (2) Gold Fields comes into this off a months break following a good win in town last time. He was at the Valley four weeks back and stuck on a limb early, he was never on the track and forced to sit three wide without cover throughout. He took over at the top of the short straight and kicked to win by almost 2 lengths. It really was a tough win after doing all the work, the second horse out of that race came out and won in Sydney last week. I expect Baster will eb looking for the top early, he will be very hard to run down if able to control the tempo. (3) Heptagon looks the main danger, he has been racing well in town, getting back in races that the leader and on-pacers were favoured and hitting the line well. If they go crazy and the top pick doesn’t have the right run on the speed, look for him late.

Cootamundra Race 8 (Market)

The Cootamundra Cup is a mile handicap and the feature of the day in the south-west of the state, (5) Parliament makes the 300klm trip up from Wangaratta after three starts this prep. He was only fair at the first two since resuming, both on heavy tracks at Albury and didn’t really have any excuses, except for the track condition? He then went to a BM64 at Tatura, sat up on the speed and again had his chance but tired to finish fifth. This is no harder, if he can find the form he was in last prep where he won four of five, he will sit up on the speed and be too good again.

Port Lincoln Race 3 (Market)

Racing returns to Port Lincoln for the season today, (4) Harbour Express is having his first go here at the track at the back end of a long prep, but he has been given a 5-week freshen up since his last run. He was flying around the Port Augusta track winning two of his last three runs there, he has good tactical speed and should roll forward early and be hard to run down. There doesn’t appear to be a lot of speed engaged here, if lobs on the bunny early maybe another bet in the run. (9) Irish Mambo was beaten as favourite last start behind the top pick, he had a good run in transit and although he made some ground late, he did have every chance. He has not won in a long time and happy to look past him. Watch for any money for (5) Connermara Rose for the new trainer, he had been going ok in harder races last prep but needs to improve on his first-up record.

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