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Justin Darcy 17 Mar 2021
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The William Reid Stakes is run at Group One level over 1200m where we see one of the stronger fields we have seen in some time with the likes of September Run and Swats That down the bottom, as well as Oakleigh Plate winner Portland Sky, Moir Stakes winner Pippie, Newmarket runner-up Indian Pacific and two-time Manikato winner Hey Doc.

September Run disappointed last start in the Newmarket when favourite but did have excuses while Swats That on face value was not at her best.

Brooklyn Hustle has been a good thing beat at her last two starts, but now back to her favourite course, she looks a player.

Masked Crusader comes back down from Sydney after an unlucky third in the Canterbury Stakes while Portland Sky draws the pole after his Oakleigh Plate win.


2021 William Reid Stakes Odds


No
Horse
Trainer
Jockey
Barrier
Odds
1Hey DocT & C. McEvoyL. Currie5$12
2KementariJ. CummingsC. Parnham9$23
3Elite StreetD. MortonJ. McNeil3$61
4Indian PacificN. ParnhamB. Parnham14$23
5AncestryP. StokesM. Poy10$6.50
6Masked CrusaderM, W & J. HawkesW. Pike2$8
7FlitJ. CummingsD. Oliver6$41
8LibertiniA. CummingsT. Berry13$5
9PippieC. MeagherN. Callow8$16
10Bella VellaW. ClarkenJ. Collett11$23
11Brooklyn HustleJ. Warren & D. KrongoldD. Lane7$13
12Portland SkyM. LaurieM. Zahra1$16
13September RunC. WallerC. Williams12$5.50
14Swats ThatL & T. CorstensJ. Allen4$13
Odds provided by Sportsbet. Correct on March 17, 2021 - 12.12pm


2021 William Reid Stakes Tips


William Reid Stakes 2021 Best Bet - Swats That

She is the map horse of this race where from barrier four she can sit off the likes of Pippie and Portland Sky then hopefully explode as she approaches the bend in clear galloping room.

Her Newmarket run was okay with the inside four horses all finishing in the top six in the race, so she was on of the better performers on the outside of the track.

Swats That was brave in the Lightning prior to that performance, so as long as she handles Moonee Valley okay, she shapes as one of the clear horses to beat.


Williams Reid Stakes 2021 Next Best Bet - Brooklyn Hustle

This girl is a star but her racing pattern has prevented her from being a two-time Group One winning mare this preparation.

She naturally gets back in her races, but returning to Moonee Valley where her two wins have come looks the big tick.

Brooklyn Hustle is third-up, fit, in-form and has a turn of foot that very few horses possess in Australia, so if she sees clear air from the 500m then look out, we have a new Group One winner.

William Reid Stakes 2021 Value Bet - Portland Sky

He dead-heated with Celebrity Queen in the Oakleigh Plate, sustaining a hot speed and although carrying a light weight, he had no right to stick on the way that he did.

In that race, Portland Sky comfortably beat Ancestry who is much shorter than him in the market coming off a win in a much weaker race.

He draws barrier one so will do no work to find a positive spot in running and could get the slip on them if the pressure to his outside falls back into those trying to cut the pack's face.

William Reid Stakes FAQs

What time is the 2021 William Reid Stakes?

The 2021 William Reid Stakes jumps at 9.30pm.

How far is the William Reid Stakes?

The William Reid Stakes is run over 1200m at Moonee Valley racecourse.

Who is the favourite for the 2021 William Reid Stakes?

Libertini is the favourite for the 2021 William Reid Stakes.

How can I live stream the 2021 William Reid Stakes?

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Verdict

Swats That and Brooklyn Hustle looks two big chances in the William Reid while Portland Sky looks a major player with the inside gate.

Best Bet: Swats That To Win @1200.0 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Next Best Bet: Brooklyn Hustle To Win @1200.0 at Caesars (Sport) - 4 Units
Value Bet: Portland Sky Each-Way @1500.0 at PlaySugarhouse Sport - 1 Unit

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