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Ararat Tips and Best Bets for December 8

  • Get our tips and best bets for the Ararat Races in Victoria
  • They host the Victorian card on December 8
  • The track is currently in the Soft 5 range and the rail is in the true position
  • Justin Darcy has cast his eye over the Tuesday meeting
Ararat Racing tips for 05.02.2020
An eight race country card will be hosted by Ararat this Tuesday. (Getty)

Get free Aarat tips, race previews and betting selections for all key race meetings from the Ararat Races in Victoria.

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Ararat Tips December 8

Ararat Farm Supplies Maiden Plate Tips (Race 4)

Ararat Value Bet - Race 4 No. 8 Mottram

From the flying Giffiths and de Kock yard, Mottram is yet to show a great deal at his two starts to date, but with the application of a cross-over nose band and a tongue tie, we could see a different horse.

He has had a five week freshen up, but went around in a Cranbourne jumpout at the end of November just to tick over the legs for this moderate maiden.

Based off the first-up run at Moe where he was just over three lengths away from the winner, he can win this race, so at near enough to $20, he is well over the odds.

Claas Harvest Centre lake Bolac Class 1 Handicap Tips (Race 5)

Ararat Best Bet - Race 5 No. 2 Rogue Star

He drifted incredibly heavily in the market last start but still ran gamely when finishing third, bombing the start.

He will need to improve his barrier manners, but has so much class that could very well get him over the line in this class one.

The form should stand up out of the Bendigo placing last outing, and with strong rider Zac Spain in the saddle, he will naturally settle back in the field and let rip around the bend.

I feel he should be the favourite of the race, looking the best bet of the card at Ararat.

Ords Motorcycles BM58 Handicap Tips (Race 6)

Ararat Next Best Bet - Race 6 No. 4 Substantial

Looking well placed to break through for win number four, Substantial brings in two game second placings that sees her bring in the best form lines.

Tatum Bull keeps the ride as the mare goes up in weight, now dropping back in class.

She raced in this class two back, but is much better suited here with an extra kilo off of her back and up to the 1100m, at her peak fitness.

She will not find a better race to break through in this prep with a lack of depth, so she clearly picks herself on top.

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When do the Ararat races take place?

Ararat hosts 7 meetings per year.

These are country programs.

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Generally corporate bookies provide betting markets a day or two prior to a country meeting at Ararat.



We want to be backing all three horses we have tipped on this program.

Best Bet: Rogue Star To Win @340.00 at BetMGM - 10 Units
Next Best Bet: Substantial To Win @160.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 10 Units
Value Bet: Mottram Each-Way @1700.0 at Borgata Sports - 2 Units

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