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Pakenham Betting Tips, Best Bets & Odds for February 18

  • Pakenham hosts eight races on February 18
  • The track is currently rated a Good 4
  • Justin Darcy provides his best bets for Thursday night
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Pakenham host a Thursday night card on February 18. (Getty)
Justin Darcy 18 Feb 2021
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Pakenham hosts an eight race program on February 18 and our free betting tips and best bets are available.

Our Pakenham best bets are provided by expert form analysts and tipsters, and a preview of Thursday night's racing is below.

Pakenham Tips for February 18

Ontoit Fillies and Mares BM64 Handicap Tips (Race 6)

Pakenham Best Bet - Race 6 No. 7 Shojiki

*Shojiki has been scratched from Race 6 at Pakenham.

John Duff & Co BM64 Handicap Tips (Race 7)

Pakenham Next Best Bet - Race 7 No. 6 Jimmy Rockford

This galloper was mighty impressive at Stony Creek last start when camping just off the pace on a leader bias track to storm home in what was the second fastest last 1000m, 800m and 600m.

These times show that he will only improve up in trip, as does his pedigree being from VRC Derby winner Polanski.

Jimmy Rockford now comes up in trip to the seven furlongs which looks a big tick in his favour, although the only knock is that he comes up to 64 grade which is always a challenge.

The big track of Pakenham should suit his big stride well so he does look to get his chance to make it two from two.

Sportsbet Same Race Multi BM64 Handicap Tips (Race 8)

Pakenham Value Bet - Race 8 No. 1 Indernile

This horse is a gun fresh having had two wins and three placings from seven first-up attempts.

A gelding that loves the Pakenham circuit, winning twice and placing another three times from five attempts, while he loves the trip as well, winning three times and placing another five from 13 attempts.

Patrick Maloney rarely misses a ride aboard Indernile, so horse and jockey have good affiliation, while the form he brings into this race is quite strong around the likes of Designer Chef and Paperboy.

Fresh is when we want to be on him and at a great each-way price, he will go around as our value bet of the day at Pakenham.

Pakenham FAQs

What time is the first race at Pakenham?

The first race at Pakenham jumps at 6pm while the last is run at 9.30pm.

Who is the best bet at Pakenham?

We are siding with Shojiki as the best bet at Pakenham.

How can I live stream the Pakenham races?

Check out our live streaming hub to see how you can live stream the Pakenham races.



With the scratching of Shojiki, Jimmy Rockford will run as our best of the night in Race 7.

Indernile is a great each-way price in the last as our value bet.

Next Best Bet: Jimmy Rockford To Win @230.00 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Value Bet: Indernile Each-Way @700.00 at Caesars (Sport) - 2 Units

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