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There’s one race to keep an eye on in my opinion where we can utilise betting in-play on the Exchange:

Bendigo Race 2 – Simply Optimistic

Expecting a hot tempo here with Sam’s Image, Vungers and She’s a Thief in the race, so we will try and focus on Simply Optimistic.

There are plenty of horses here off very long breaks but Simply Optimistic has a great fresh record and has enough speed to hopefully stalk the leaders.

If we can get around the $4.5 – $5 mark we can take a position pre-race and set a lay trap at half your matched price, however, if you didn’t take a position pre-race I am hopeful at some stage the leaders will fall in a hole and we can back him before the turn if he looks to be travelling well behind them.

BACK to LAY — Simply Optimistic


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