Rosehill Preview & Best Bets – Saturday January 14

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Rosehill Tips 14/01/2023

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



Race 4:  No.8  RINGMASTER  ($6.50 with bet365)

The Michael Freedman-trained RINGMASTER is second-up here and looks a genuine chance for back-to-back victories here. Last start, the Zoustar gelding was fresh off a 12-week spell and showing no signs of fatigue, took out a BM72 Hcp over 1200m at Canterbury. He ran that out in 1:09.5 and covered his last 600m, 4.5 lengths quicker than benchmark, third-best behind Soami (who remains winless after five starts this preparation and draws wide here as well). Ideally drawn in gate two, the three-year-old is joined by leading rider Brett Prebble and already a winner when second-up, should take beating here.



Race 7:  No.4  DEHORNED UNICORN  ($3.20 with Ladbrokes)

The Joe Pride-trained DEHORNED UNICORN hasn’t put a foot wrong this time in and with fitness on his side here. He looks a genuine player in this field. Last start, the Star Witness gelding proved too strong for them in a BM78 over 1100m at Randwick. He ran his last 600m, 7.6 lengths quicker than benchmark, second-best here to Vowmaster who is yet to finish top-three at the track. Sam Clipperton is a three-time winner on the four-year-old and has the reins again for this contest. After three starts in, he should be rock-hard fit for this and looks the way to go with the bagmen.



Race 8:  No.2  BANJU  ($5.50 with Palmerbet)

Scone galloper BANJU led them a merry dance at Randwick and could it easily turn out to be a case of déjà vu here. Last start, the Benfica gelding was fourth-up and in search of a win when Reece Jones took him to the front and led from barrier to box in a BM78 Hcp over the 1600m trip. He ran that out, 5.2 lengths quicker than benchmark, second-best to topweight Major Artie (who is yet to salute here after three previous attempts and has out wide in gate 13 for this event). Nicely drawn in gate six here, Kerrin McEvoy has the reins for the first time and with a trouble-free run, he the gelding can sit on the pace and prove hard to run down again.