Punters Paradise offers a free 2012 Australian Derby form guide with performance profiles for every horse in the field, racing tips, a comparison table of the best odds on offer and more.
Online PR News – 12-April-2012 – Sydney, AU – The 2012 Australian Derby features gallopers that contested last month’s exciting Rosehill Guineas and to celebrate this time honoured event Punters Paradise is offering a free form Guide with performance profiles for every runner in the field, a comparison table of the best odds being offered, horse racing tips and more.
The Australian Derby is a 2400 metre Group One set-weight event open to stayers three years-old and up.
Held at the Royal Randwick racecourse on Saturday the 14th of April, the Australian Derby offers $1.5million in prize money with a first prize worth $900,000.
As such, the Australian Derby has a history of attracting top stayers and this year’s field promises to continue the tradition with the favourites to win and place all coming off a thrilling Rosehill Guineas finish.
The Rosehill Guineas, which was held a fortnight earlier on the Saturday the 31st of March, saw one of the most exciting finishes in the event’s history as the top three crossed the line with a short half-length separating them.
Fresh off this strong showing the Australian Derby odds favourite is the Roger James trained Silent Achiever (NZ) priced in the $3.70 range, followed by the Gai Waterhouse trained Laser Hawk priced to win in the $4.00 range with the Gary Hennessy trained Ocean Park (NZ) rounding out a tightly contested top three priced in the $5.00 range.
A complete listing of the odds for every Australian Derby runner can be found in the Punters Paradise odds comparison table, which displays the best prices from the leading online sources side by side, because better odds equal bigger pay-outs.
The free Punters Paradise Australian Derby form guide, which includes detailed performance profiles for every rival in the event, is continuously updated to reflect field, track and weather changes.
Among the Australian Derby form guide facts that have helped position the favourites to win and place include:
- The Hugh Bowman ridden Silent Achiever, in her first-up start on Australian soil, placed third by a half-length in the thrilling three horse Rosehill Guineas run to the line and has won or placed in all eight career starts.
- The Nash Rawiller ridden Laser Hawk is fresh off a victory in the Group One Rosehill Guineas (2000m) and has won four of five career starts with the only blemish a third place finish in the Group One Randwick Guineas.
- The Glen Boss ridden Ocean Park placed second by a head’s length in the Rosehill Guineas finish and also had a strong showing in the Randwick Guineas first-up in Australia.
Other notable Australian Derby form tips include:
In the past twenty-two years only two fillies have won the AJC Australian Derby, Shamrocker (2011) and Research (1989). Silent Achiever is the lone filly in this year‘s field.
While in the past ten years only three Australian Derby favourites have won or placed. If the prices are correct, Silent Achiever should overcome these obstacles Saturday afternoon.
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For additional pre-race insight visit the Australian Derby discussion page, which is Free to Join, and offers fans a chance to share tips and rate this year’s field with knowledgeable punters.
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