Wagga Preview July 24 – Monday Best Bets & Tips
Wagga Tips 24/07/2023
Our form expert provides Wagga tips for today’s horse racing at Wagga Racecourse and gives his best bets.
BEST BET 🏆
Race 4: No.9 THE HERALD ($3.30 with Bet Right)
Albury-based galloper THE HERALD is third-up today and ticks enough boxes to suggest he will take beating here. Last start, the Holy Roman Emperor gelding lived up to his impressive second-up form when he clobbered a BM58 field, here over the mile on a Heavy 10. He box-seated to the turn, then took over passing the 300m mark and went on to win by 2.5 lengths with plenty to spare on the line. That was win number three from five starts on heavy tracks. He steps up in grade here but drops 6kgs (or a stone on the old scale) for this contest. Already a winner when third-up, he looks right up to this and fitter for two runs back, he is a prime candidate for back-to-back victories today.
NEXT BEST 🥈
Race 7: No.3 EASY ROSIE ($4.50 with Ladbrokes)
Trained at Goulburn by Anthony Warren, EASY ROSIE has had mixed results this preparation but looks well placed in this company to be considered a winning chance today. Last start, the Super Easy mare came off an unplaced effort in city class company at Warwick Farm when she fared better in the Mudgee Cup (1400m), taking home fifth prize from the event. She fared poorly at the gates, jumping from gate 11 (of 13) and was pushed forward early, taking up the front running on settling. She led into the straight but ran out of gas inside the last 100m, only beaten just over two lengths on the line. Conditions favour her well here with four previous starts on heavy tracks resulting in two wins and a minor placing. Danny Beasley has the reins today for the first time and with a little luck in running, she can bounce back here and give this contest a real shake.
BEST VALUE 💰
Race 6: No.11 EIGHT OF A KIND ($4.40 with Picklebet)
The now Goulburn-based galloper EIGHT OF A KIND is having her third race start today and second-up here, looks the testing material for this contest. Last start, the Nostradamus filly moved from the Team Hawkes stable to the Danielle Seib team at Goulburn where after a successful trial (finishing second), she broke through for her maiden win over 1000m on her new home track. Although racing greenly in the run home, she knuckled down to the task in the final 100m and did enough to collect the winner’s purse. Jean Van Overmeire was aboard that day and sticks with the filly for this assignment. Proven on a rain affected track, she looks well placed here and fitter for that first-up win, she can go back-to-back today.