Victorian Harness, Melton 24th June 2016 – R3, 7, 9 & 11

Overview: Vicbred Semi-final night, huge 12 race meeting, terrific fields, maximum turnover tonight!


R3 3yo Fillies Vicbred Semi Final

Speed Map

All In Your Hands begins best usually, Celebrity Guest may go forward, Whirily School will also go forward.

Major Players

3. All In Your Hands: Can win with a soft run.

4. Celebrity Guest: Jury is out on whether it is up to the best of the 3yo Fillies division.

5. Whirily School: Appears the better of the two Stewart runners, should be too classy.

Betting Strategy

Back on Betfair BACK (WIN) Whirily School at 1.70+

R7 4yo E&G Vicbred Semi Final

Speed Map

Solarsonic will lead but expect Murranji Track to be outside the leader putting pressure on. Menin Gate may have to sit back and make one run rather than look to get outside the leader, and Tee Cee Bee Macray is another that also has to be held up for one late run.

Major Players

2. Solarsonic: Can win if gets a soft lead in front, unlikely though

9. Tee Cee Bee Macray: Powerful finishing burst, but needs race run to suit which seems likely tonight.

10. Menin Gate: Bound to run a great race but might come up just short.

Betting Strategy

Back on Betfair BACK (WIN) Tee Cee Bee Macray  at 2.10+


R9 4yo Mares Vicbred Semi Final

Speed Map

Boadiceas Fury can lead but may hand up and Snip Of Grand should push forward. Gavin Lang on Brighty Valentine may try for the lead.

Major Players

1. Boadiceas Fury: Will get a good run, as long as he can find the line, can win.

6. Snip Of Grand: Racing well, can win with the right run.

7. Brighty Valentine: Huge chance if she can find the lead.

9. Stay And Play: Going to need luck from the back row and looks a risk at the price.

10. Keeyang Mercedes: Nice horse, will need luck, but will be a big price.

Betting Strategy

Back on Betfair BACK (WIN) Boadiceas Fury at 3.70+


R11 2yo Fillies Vicbred Semi Final

Speed Map

Artara is a certain leader, Our Celebrity could be first to get outside the leader. Perfect Sense and Petacular will be looking to come with one run.

Major Players

10. Our Celebrity: Blistering lead time last start, should race better and may be able to get a break on her rivals.

12. Perfect Sense: Will get back in the run and will be running on.

13. Petacular: Awful draw and will need a heap of luck to win.

Betting Strategy

Back on Betfair BACK (WIN) Our Celebrity at 2.70+

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