Taree Preview & Best Bets – Tuesday July 26

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


Taree Tips 26/07/2022


Race 2 No. 2 TOY BOY ROY – ($3.50)

Promising debut effort from TOY BOY ROY and the Shane Everson gelding can go one spot better this time around. His debut came at Grafton on July 10 on a Heavy track and the son of Reward For Effort sped across from the wide barrier to lead before only going down in the last 50m behind Single Touch. He will strip fitter for this assignment and went 1.7 lengths slower than standard at his debut, which suggests a win shouldn’t be too far away. He again draws wide but has shown that he has the speed to cross over and worth noting that there was a three-length gap to the 3rd placegetter at his debut with that runner coming out and winning her next start. 



Race 1 No. 1 KING KIKAU – ($4)

KING KIKAU looks well placed in the opening event of the day at Taree. The three-year-old has landed in the money at his past three starts with those coming at the 2000m to 2200m distance range. His most recent effort saw him step out at Wyong on July 19, running 3rd behind Roccaforte, while he was runner-up at his two starts prior to that with one of those coming on a Heavy track at Scone. The son of Scissor Kick has plenty of fitness and went 2.6 lengths slower than standard benchmark at his last start, which are the best last start figures of any runner and the second best figures that any horse in this race has produced in the past two years. He gets his chance. 


Best Value 💰 (EACH-WAY)

Race 7 No. 4 WILD IRISH – ($6.50)

Best Value comes up in the final race of the day and WILD IRISH should be an improver at her third run back from a spell. The four-year-old has had two runs for her new stable and came 5th at Gosford in a BenchMark 64 over the 1100m at the most recent of those. She gets out to a much more suitable distance for this and form around this stage of previous campaigns has been rock solid. A slight firmer in the early betting, she saves ground from barrier 2 and will be ridden by Andrew Gibbons, who strikes at 26% for this stable providing a 26% profit on turnover for punters.