Cranbourne Preview & Best Bets – Friday January 27

Cranbourne Preview And Best Bets


Our form expert provides Cranbourne tips for today’s horse racing at Cranbourne Racecourse and gives his best bets.


Cranbourne Tips 27/1/2023


Race 2 No. 1 ALL SASSED UP- ($1.90)

This looks to be a suitable assignment for ALL SASSED UP. The Mick Price & Michael Kent Jnr-trained galloper was disappointing on resumption as a $3.10 favourite at Sandown but that came in a $150,000 BenchMark 70 and she drops right down to Maiden grade for this. At Sandown, the daughter of Shalaa overraced and was caught three deep before fading late over the 1000m. Worth noting that at her initial preparation she was a seven length improver on benchmark figures when second up, placing at Listed level in the St Albans Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley. Expect improvement this time around and if she can relax in the run she will be hard to beat. 



Race 7 No. 7 MR I’M A BELIEVER – ($2.70)

Keen on this promising stayer from the Peter Moody camp in Race 7, MR I’M A BELIEVER. The four-year-old was very solid on debut over the 2000m back in April when flashing home late to fill the exacta behind Dunalley in a race that produced a number of winners. The four-year-old resumed at Geelong on January 4 and settled in a midfield slot before doing his best work late to edge out Kokonotsu, while those two putting a gap on the rest. He should have some scope for improvement at his third career start and stepping up to the 2000m. 



Race 8 No. 5 MRS CHRISSIE – ($2.30)

Going with MRS CHRISSIE at her first run back from a spell. The Maher/Eustace galloper has had just the three career starts and was put away after smashing her opposition at the track and trip on debut back in March last year. She resumed in an 1100m fillies race at Caulfield and was taken on a long way out before finishing a half a length 4th behind Ojosan before being caught in the world past of the track on Soft going at her only other run. The newcomer to the stable has some figures that stack up very well in comparison to this lot. Expect her to be ready to go.