Northern Pike {Take 3} and no favourites or feature last start winners in the Stradbroke

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Northern Pike {Take 3} and no favourites or feature last start winners in the Stradbroke

Followers of William Pike would be feeling no pain whatsoever as the Western Australian Postilion transitions into a carnival feature race winning megastar

The Stradbroke handicap has proved to be one of the most unpredictable races in the world and punters could do well to either ignore the race completely or lay the favourites, those horses at the top of the weights and last start winners of feature lead up races.

Those looking for a mid-century experience could head out to Sandown. Stare at  at the windswept seagull infested desolation and bear in mind that 65,000 people attended the inaugural meeting almost 60 years ago.

Eagle Farm

William Pike Special

Race 2 Bullfinch (5) Race 3 Marakopa  (10) Race 4 Holstein (6)  Race 6 Kolding ((2) Race 7 Sheeza Belter (16) Race 8 Isotope (15) Race 9 Written Beauty (3)

Each way Double {Parlay Formula 1 & 2)

Race 7 Huetor (3) Race 8 Alligator Blood (5)

Feature Race Standout Quinella/Duet  with *horse  

Race 6 Sky Racing Q22

The Chosen One (1) Kolding (2) Huetor* (3) Maximal (9) Hopeful (11)

Race 8 TAB Stradbroke

Apache Chase (3) Alligator Blood* (5) Buffalo River (14) Wild Planet (8) Isotope ((15)

Sandown

Best Bets

Race 3 Parisian Dancer (3) Race 4 Star of Chaos Race 5 Unusual Culture  (3) Race 6 Teofilo Star (15) Race 8 Umagawa (18)

Melbourne Mick’s Daily Double

Race 7 Ladbrokes Mega Multi Handicap

Chief Altony (1)* Visinari (3)  Falls (4) Kipps (5)  Vituvius (16)

Race 9 Ladbrokes Punter Assist Handicap

Perssan (1) So Si Bon (5) Mankayan (6) Don’t Doubt Dory (11) Hezashocka* (13)

Stand Out Box Quinella and Duet with * horse

Toby’s Lucky Long Shots

Sandown  

Race 5 Farrenic (4) Race 7 Independent Road (2) Race 9 So Si Bon (5)

Eagle Farm

Race 6 Kolding (2)

Race 8 Wild Planet (8)

Toby’s Titanic Lay of the Day

Race 6 Sandown Gate Crash   (3)

Race 7 Sandown Visinari (3)