Eagle Farm Preview & Best Bets – Saturday October 15
Eagle Farm Tips 15/10/2022
Our form expert provides Eagle Farm tips for today’s horse racing at Eagle Farm Racecourse and gives his best bets.
BEST BET 🏆
Race 4: No.2 OTYRAR ($2.90 with BlueBet)
The Chris Waller-trained OTYRAR is in career-best form and looks a genuine chance at bringing up the hat-trick here. Last start, the New Approach gelding stepped-up in distance and showed no signs of fatigue as he claimed back-to-back victories in a BM78 Hcp, here over 2400m. He ran a new personal best that day, covering the trip, 2.1 lengths quicker than benchmark, the best in this field. He also posted the fastest final 800m to 200m sectionals for the race. He meets similar company here and his latest form suggests he will take beating in this contest.
NEXT BEST 🥈
Race 2: No.3 RATIONS ($4.60 with Unibet)
The Barry Baldwin-trained RATIONS loves racing here and third-up today will take beating. Last start, the Outreach mare showed a ton of improvement when she beat all but one home in a BM70 Hcp at Eagle Farm over the mile. She put 2.5 lengths on them that day while carrying 58kgs. She ran the trip. 4.6 lengths quicker than benchmark, equal-best here with Highlights. Five starts here on her home track have ended with two wins and as many runner-up finishes. Nicely drawn in gate three, she maps to settle mid-field on the fence and fitter for two runs back, she looks right in the mix in this contest.
BEST VALUE 💰
Race 7: No.4 MIX ($8 with Palmerbet)
Lee Freedman saddles-up MIX here and second-up, the five-year-old looks a strong chance at odds. Last start, the Medaglia D’oro gelding was fresh off a five-month absence when he ran well to finish just behind the placegetters in a BM75 Hcp, here over the 1000m sprint. He flew over the final 600m, running that out, 10 lengths quicker than benchmark, the best in this line-up by 3 lengths. He also posted the fastest final 800m, 600m and 400m sectionals for the race. Sam Collett sticks with him here and already a two-time winner when second-up, he looks a solid each-way chance in this event.