Racing expert, RIC CHAPMAN, looks at today’s meetings and singles out his top three racing tips for the Gosford race meeting. Good luck, punters and enjoy the Olympics!
Gosford R3 – 3YO Mdn Hcp 1000m
I liked the way, when unwanted in the market, how BAILIESTON fi shed off his race in this grade last start when a game 2nd. That was only bis 2nd race start and he clearly has improved from last campaign. Off the inside draw here he can sit back on the rails and angle into the clear when they turn. Looks a safe bet. Quinella bet all day for me.
Tip: BAILIESTON @ $4.30
Gosford R4 – Cl 1 Hcp 1000m
When this 2YO filly MYSTIC GEM stepped out for the first time she came with a wet sail to win in Qld. The run was so good connections sent her around in a $2million race where she was caught between runners and finished off fairly when clear to grab 8th. She was making ground. Anyway, has had two trials since coming back from a spell and this looms as a nice first-up race for her. CONGLOMERATE is also resuming following a good win before spelling looks the quinella bet.
Tip: MYSTIC GEM @ $4.70
Gosford R6 – BM64 Hcp 1200m
I liked the way this bloke BOJACK came out on debut, strolled to the lead early and just kept running to win his maiden easily. Was just as unimpressive at his next start when heavily backed, giving in at the 300m. Has since spelled and did run well to win a barrier trial here earlier this month. There is also only for him here. From this gate he should jump and sprint hard to try and cross them. If he finds the front he can keep going.