Queanbeyan Preview & Best Bets – Monday July 11

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Queanbeyan Tips 11/07/2022

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



Race 5:  No. 5  WHO BUT ROO  ($3.50  Neds)

The Mark Gee-trained WHO BUT ROO has been on a hot and cold roller coaster this preparation but looks well placed here for back-to-back victories today. Last start, the four-year-old gelding clobbered a BM66 field over 1010m on a Heavy 9 at Moruya. Leading from barrier to box, he left them all standing as he crossed the line almost three lengths ahead of them. Brendan Ward has ridden the galloper to all four career wins to date and remains in the saddle today. With a trouble-free run, he looks the one to beat here.



Race 1:  No. 4  INSPIRED DREAM  ($3.70  Palmerbet

Kembla Grange galloper INSPIRED DREAM has been thereabouts in her four career starts to date and looks poised to break through in this contest. Last start, the Divine Prophet filly made the podium for the first time when she beat all but one home in a Moruya Maiden over 1425m. With Madison Waters aboard, she ran home strongly to grab the silver medal in the 11-strong field on a Heavy 9 that day. Waters sticks with her today and after her claim, the filly carries the same weight as last start. All four starts have been on heavy tracks so she gets to see slightly drier ground here with a Soft 6 forecast. Fitter and more experienced now, she can give this a real shake today.




Race 7:  No. 7  MANILA THRILLER  ($6.50  Unibet

Canberra galloper MANILA THRILLER is second-up today and looks set to play a leading role in this contest. Last start, the Your Song mare resumed after more than a year off the scene when she beat all but one home in a 15-strong BM50 Hcp over 1200m on her home track. She ran her last 600m, 2.6 lengths slower than benchmark, second-best here behind Hello Jack (who carries 3.5kgs more than his last-start Maiden win and has drawn wide today). Brendan Ward rode the mare last start and sticks with her here. Already a winner when second-up and boasting a strong record at the distance, the five-year-old mare strips fitter today and looks great value with the bagmen.