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2019 Winx Stakes: Tips And Race Preview

Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Winx Stakes at Randwick on Saturday go for a WFA star, Avilius can sprint very well here and he is at $3.40.

The first Group 1 of the season sees 10 line up with all eyes on the Cox Plate contenders Avilius and Verry Elleegant. Just an even tempo anticipated.

AVILIUS (1) was virtually faultless last preparation with his only defeat coming in the Australian Cup. Went out off a new career peak and while we've never seen him short of a mile, suspect he is being trained differently this time in with the Cox Plate the main target. Has trialled very well and should prove hard to beat.

HAPPY CLAPPER (2) may be past his best, but it's still hard to ignore his record at this C&D. Can trial better, but I won't be discounting the old boy just yet. VERRY ELLEEGANT (10) has never beaten anything of note, but Waller has plenty of confidence in her making the grade, while her stablemate UNFORGOTTEN (8) appears the next in line.


1st – 1 Avilius

2nd – 2 Happy Clapper

3rd – 10 Verry Elleegant

4th – 8 Unforgotten

2019 Silver Shadow Stakes: Tips And Race Preview

A highly promising filly leads the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Silver Shadow Stakes, Libertini will run around odds on, currently at $1.70.

Easily one of the main highlights of the afternoon with 10 set to line up in this year's Group 2 Silver Shadow Stakes. Expect a solid tempo.

LIBERTINI (3) bumped into Bivouac on debut before dominant in two starts prior to a break. Didn't beat anything at Scone, but it's hard to ignore how well she has trialled in the lead up. Drawn to get a lovely run on-speed and should prove very hard to beat with Berry aboard.

The Godolphin pair FLIT (2) and TENLEY (1) are more than up to sprinting well fresh, though suspect we won't see the best of them until they get out to a mile. Still can't ignore their class. LET IT POUR (5) was very good fresh and appears the next in line.


1st – 3 Libertini

2nd – 2 Flit

3rd – 1 Tenley

4th – 5 Let It Pour

2019 Show County Quality: Tips And Race Preview

Taking an up and comer horse in the Tips and Race Preview for the Show County Quality and Trope could have his breakthrough prep starting now. He's $5.50.

Another belter of a race with a host of leading chances in this year's Group 3 Show County. Speed looks solid over 1200m.

TROPE (12) came a long way in a short period of time last preparation and went out off a new career peak behind Military Zone. Has trialled like a bomb and while likely to be giving them all a start, he should be very strong late.

DEPRIVE (7) also went out off a new career peak when winning the June Stakes. Is unbeaten at this track (4/4) and King rides him so well (2/2). Another that will get back, but just watch for him late.

BON AMIS (3) won well at Rosehill last start and like the fact he has been kept fresh (28 days). Should press forward from the draw and be in this for a long way. DREAMFORCE (1) the next in line.


1st – 12 Trope

2nd – 7 Deprive

3rd – 3 Bon Amis

4th – 1 Dreamforce

2019 Up And Coming Stakes: Tips And Race Preview

Chris Waller looks to dominate in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Up And Coming Stakes, True Detective can finally find the winner's stall and he is at $2.50.

Cracking contest with a number of promising types set to clash in this year's Group 3 Up And Coming. Speed looks to be genuine.

TRUE DETECTIVE (3) was very good fresh before simply set an impossible task behind Misteed. Suspect he will be even better on top of the ground and gives the impression he will relish the step up in trip. JMac takes over and he should prove very hard to beat.

Stablemate LUCICELLO (2) was very good behind a smart one in Dawn Passage last start and while she will be giving them all a start, she should be very strong late. SUPERIUM (5) returned in great order last start and with further improvement expected, he has to be included, along with ATHIRI (1).


1st – 3 True Detective

2nd – 2 Lucicello

3rd – 5 Superium

4th – 1 Athiri

Randwick hosts the Winx Stakes meeting on Saturday, picture ThoroughbredNEWS