PRO LAYS: LAY BETTING TIPS

Welcome to Pro Lays for the 2022 season your Hub for Lay betting tips! Each week we will have nine professional punters nominate their best Lay betting tips for the day for Wednesday’s top thoroughbred racing.

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Please note: our professional punters are Lay betting to risk one unit.

Ballarat

 LAY (WIN): Race 3 | #8 Zounile

Two very tough heavy track runs leading in and was very plain through the line last start over 1400m. Small field could cause issues as it becomes a very tactical race.

Click here to view the market for Race 3 at Ballarat on the Betfair Exchange.

Belmont

 LAY (WIN): Race 5 | #5 Desert Vixen

Soft winner first up but this is much harder today. There looks to 5-6 genuine chances, so the $3.00 currently on offer is too short for mine.

Click here to view the market for Race 5 at Belmont on the Betfair Exchange.

Warwick Farm

 LAY (WIN): Race 4 | #1 Bethencourt

I’m betting around the favourite Bethencourt, so only makes sense to try make a bird on the race and Lay the fave. I query the final 100m with Mach Schnell and Get The Idea both coming late.

Click here to view the market for Race 4 at Warwick Farm on the Betfair Exchange.

Randwick

 LAY (WIN): Race 8 | #7 Deep Finesse

Impressive in a non-event last start and now gets James McDonald. Let’s see how he handles a contest here.

Click here to view the market for Race 8 at Randwick on the Betfair Exchange.

Ballarat

 LAY (WIN): Race 5 | #9 In Her Stride

Won narrowly 1st up in Mildura. Goes from 1000m to 1200m second-up, which is never a positive. Happy to oppose on that basis.

Click here to view the market for Race 5 at Ballarat on the Betfair Exchange.

Sunshine Coast

 LAY (WIN): Race 5 | #1 Never Paid

Never Paid got tired in a recent trial but the real issue is that he can be slow away. So from the bad gate it looks very tough for him if he has to work around them to get in. MacBet Price $11.00.

Click here to view the market for Race 5 at Sunshine Coast on the Betfair Exchange.

Mount Gambier

 LAY (WIN): Race 1 | #5 Maatsuyker

Very short favourite at the time of writing. Going OK this prep with a couple of placings and reasonable ratings, but nothing to suggest he should be this price. Top rater, sure, but not odds on for me so happy to oppose.

Click here to view the market for Race 1 at Mount Gambier on the Betfair Exchange.

Warwick Farm

 LAY (WIN): Race 2 | #5 Democracy Manifest

Scratchings have thinned things out a bit, but is now into odds on which is too short in my opinion when there are at least 3 legitimate dangers. Opposing at the skinny odds. Won well resuming here on Heavy9, but “jury’s out” on what it beat to be an odds chance today.

Click here to view the market for Race 2 at Warwick Farm on the Betfair Exchange.

Randwick

 LAY (WIN): Race 7 | #7 Comme Bella Fille

Was a costly horse for punters on a few occasions last prep and while she’s found a pretty plain race first-up, she’s still short of her very best trip and short enough to oppose.

Click here to view the market for Race 7 at Randwick on the Betfair Exchange.


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2022 RESULTS

Autumn Season 1 Winner: Chris Camilleri

2021 RESULTS

Spring Season 2 Winner: Gareth Phillips

Spring Season 1 Winner: Trevor Lawson

Autumn Season 1 Winner: Mark Rhoden

Autumn Season 2 Winner: Marc Lambourne





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