FEATURE RACE PREVIEW: CANTERBURY STAKES

Racing tips and betting strategy for Saturday’s Group 1 Canterbury Stakes are online now. Preview, speed map, race analysis, racing tips & betting strategy for the Canterbury Stakes at Randwick with Dean Evans of Winning Edge Investments.

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CANTERBURY STAKES racing tips

Track: Randwick | Distance: 1300m | Condition: WFA | Rail Position: 6m | Condition: Heavy 10 | Prizemoney: $500,000 

Heavy rain forecast for Friday & Saturday. Expecting the track to remain a Heavy 10.

Won in recent years by some quality types including Trapeze Artist, Happy Clapper & Appearance.

Historical Profiling (last 8 years):

  • 1st up (2), 2nd up (3), 3rd up (3)
  • 7-day break (1), 19-21 day break (3), 35 day break (2), 119 day break (2)
  • Leader (3), Settled 2nd-3rd (3), Settled 5th-10th (2)
  • Barrier 1 (3), Barrier 3 (1), Barrier 6-10 (4)
  • Geldings (3), Mares (3), Horses (1), Colts (1)
  • 3yo (1), 4yo (3), 5yo (2), 6yo (1) 7yo (1)

SPEED MAP RACING TIPS

Slow speed here. Kolding, Zaaki, Forbidden Love & Special Reward likely to race handy. Lighthouse, Laws of indices, Dice Roll midfield. Wild Planet, Private Eye & Dalasan out the back.


CANTERBURY STAKES | KEY RUNNERS + RACING TIPS

3. Private Eye

Talented handicapper who won the G1 Epsom Handicap in the Spring. Races well fresh and handles the wet. Stepping up to WFA

4. Dalasan

Quality proven WFA performer who tends has raced well in top quality G1 WFA race in recent preps. Usually better deeper into a prep. Handles wet but unproven on a bog heavy.

6. Wild Planet

Talented at best and handles wet. G1 placed. Last 3 runs have been plain. Have to take on trust but has the ability to give this a shake.

7. Dice Roll

Races well fresh and handles the wet. G1 placed last prep. Can surprise.

8. Law Of Indices

Import. G1 winner in France on a wet track. Strong 5th in the Golden Eagle in first Aus run. Hit the line strongly for 5th first up over 1200m, running +5.7 the 2nd quickest last 600m of the day. Strong chance.

9. Forbidden Love

Loves it wet and bolted in by 3.6L over 1400m at G2 level last week. Right in it again here.

10. Lighthouse

Consistent type who ran 2nd at G1 level last start. Should run a bold race again here.


SUMMARY

Interesting little race. History says it’s a genuine G1 race for genuine G1 horses. Laws Of Indices rates on top with Forbidden Love close behind. Private Eye some danger, whilst Dice Roll & Wild Planet are worth a spec at odds.


TOP 5 SELECTIONS

8 – Laws Of Indices
9 – Forbidden Love
3 – Private Eye
7 – Dice Roll
6 – Wild Planet


CANTERBURY STAKES | BETTING STRATEGY

BACK (WIN) — Law Of Indices for 0.6 units

BACK (WIN) — Dice Roll for 0.2 units

BACK (WIN) — Wild Planet for 0.2 units

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RESULTS

Units Outlayed: 240.9
Units Returned: 269.6
Profit On Turnover: 11.9%

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