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Doomben Racing Tips For May 13 - Does Empire Games see out the trip?

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Eight races will be run and won Doomben on Wednesday. (Getty)

Doomben Racing Tips For May 13 2020

An eight race Provincial card will be run at Doomben on Wednesday where mild conditions are expected on race day.

The rail shifts to the 10.5m position after being out 4m last Saturday and the track is currently in the Soft 5 range.

Doomben Best Bet

Race 6 No. 4 Empire Games

We specked this gelding second-up on April 29 after a forgivable fresh attempt and he was only a stride off reeling in Mitta Merry over the mile at the Sunshine Coast.

By Adelaide and out of a Redoute's Choice mare who's only race wins came over a staying journey, the breeding suggests that the trip should be ideal now and he is one of the better weighted runners in the field.

With a 2.5kg weight swing on Mitta Merry and 1.5kg advantage on Don't Despair (third in that same race),  Empire Games is well in off that last start contest and now has the services of Jim Byrne in the saddle, one of Queensland's best riders.

A peak performance is closing in for Empire Games and providing they can make use of barrier two early, he's found a nice race to bring up victory number two as the best bet at Doomben.

Doomben Next Best Bet

Race 8 No. 9 Zoucara

Fitter and from a kinder map than her main threats have, I'm giving one more chance to this Chris Munce-trained mare who's been knocking on the door all preparation.

She resumed off a five week freshen-up to reel in all bar Gee Tee Tee on April 29, a handy galloper who had won his prior start by a massive five and a half lengths.

This doesn't appear to be any harder and step up to the 1350m appears favorable now where jockey Ryan Wiggins can slot her midfield or potentially a shade closer from barrier four.

Zoucara was only narrowly defeated by Goodonya Sonya first-up, a mare that's rated well above anything in this field and off that sort of form, she should be hard to beat in the last from Doomben.

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Doomben Racing FAQ

What time is the first race at Doomben on 13.05.2020?

The first race at Doomben is scheduled for a 12.33pm start time.

Race 1 is a set weights maiden to be run over 1050 metres.

Who's the best jockey at Doomben?

With 28 winners, Baylee Northdurft is the best jockey (on wins) at Doomben this season.

He has 4 rides on this card

Who's the best trainer at Doomben?

With 44 winners, Tony Gollan is the best trainer (on wins) at Doomben this season.

He has 5 runners in over this meeting.

How to bet on the Doomben races?

To place a bet on the Doomben races you'll need to be signed up with an online bookmaker.

Generally, corporate bookies open betting markets later on a Wednesday for a Saturday meeting at Doomben and Tuesday for a midweek program.

What's the best bet at Doomben?

We're with Empire Games as the best bet at Doomben on 13.05.2020

Verdict

On a competitive card we're with Empire Games in Race 6 who arrives third-up and looks suited over the ten furlongs.

Zoucara is getting a little costly but from a gun map and in a very winnable race, can take out the last at Doomben.

Best Bet: Empire Games To Win @4.25 at Sportsbetting - 3 Units
Next Best Bet: Zoucara To Win @3.75 at bet365 Australia - 2 Units

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