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Randwick Guineas Day 2020 Tips - Will Fasika get us off to a flyer?

  • Alex Marsh has previewed the big Randwick Guineas card for this Saturday
Randwick Guineas Day 2020 Tips
Shadow Hero is the early favourite for the 2020 Randwick Guineas. (Getty)

Randwick Guineas Day 2020 Day Tips

The $1 million dollar Group One Randwick Guineas headlines a quality nine race program from Royal Randwick this Saturday.

With light rain at most predicted over Friday and Saturday, the track is currently in the Heavy 8 range and the rail shifts out to the 3m position.

Randwick Guineas Day Favourites

Race 5 No. 7 Standout

The big question looms - will this well bred colt handle the wet ground?

It's always an unknown until they see it under race pressure as the trials under a hold are very much inconclusive and he couldn't have been under a stronger grip when winning the fastest 1030 metre trial of the Rosehill morning on February 25.

A full brother to the 2013 Golden Slipper winner Overreach, his older sibling was unbeaten in two attempts on soft tracks and being out of a Snippets mare, is about the biggest positive you can find.

The Group One Canterbury Stakes field isn't big, but it looks a fascinating contest (perhaps even more so due to the conditions) and plenty of eyes will be on this colt who's following a similar path to Trapeze Artist.

Randwick Guineas Day Best Bet

Race 1 No. 3 Fasika

She's still very much untapped is the lightly-raced mare by So You Think who's resuming in the Wenona Girl Quality for her third racing preparation.

Prepared by the Joe Pride yard, she's worked through the grades in only six race starts to date which included a listed victory in her first campaign to make it three from three.

Was certainly thrown in the deep end last time in with two close runner-ups, including a close defeat to the very handy Inevitable (a live Newmarket chance) before being spelled after a Golden Eagle flop.

Off the back of two nice trials and now finding wet ground again that looks advantageous for this four-year-old, Fasika is well placed as the best bet on the 2020 Randwick Guineas card.

Randwick Guineas Day Next Best Bet

Race 9 No. 1 Danzdanzdance

Even with the big weight, this is probably the most winnable assignment that this now Chris Waller-trained mare has seen in Australia.

The key to her simply is finding a wet track and the three-four week gap for her is ideal going off past history with her last start Apollo Stakes run being a strong performance,

She was the pick of finishers there which the clock backed up with a 34.49 last 600m (race fastest) and wasn't dealt any favors with how that race was run.

As a dual group one winner, Danzdanzdance is comfortably the class animal back against her own sex in the Aspiration Quality and if they're able to make ground, she'll be storming home late.

Randwick Guineas Day Value Bet

Race 8 No. 3 Eastender

*Eastender was scratched on 07/03

Randwick Guineas Day Roughie

Race 4 No. 2 True Detective

It was the run of day by this three-year-old son of Shamus Award on January 25 coming in off just the one trial.

Was no match for the impressive Pandemic who eventually got the dream passage through but did manage the fastest last 200m of that race when balancing up and attacking the line late.

Whilst he was disappointing on face value last time out in the Inglis Sprint, there were doubts pre-race which could have attributed and even, he still managed a third placing.

He's hardly trustworthy hence the price but in an open race with plenty of early speed engaged, True Detective certainly isn't hopeless in the Fireball Stakes if he brings his best.

Randwick Guineas Day Quaddie

Race 6: 1,2,3,5,6,8
Race 7: 1,4,5,6,8
Race 8: 2,8,9
Race 9: 1

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Randwick Guineas Day 2020 FAQ

What time is the first race on Randwick Guineas Day?

The first race for Randwick Guineas day is scheduled for a 12.40pm start time.

Race 1 is the Group 3 Wenona Girl Quality to be run over 1200 metres.

Who won the 2019 Randwick Guineas?

The Autumn Sun won the 2019 Group One Randwick Guineas.

Two weeks later, he took out the Rosehill Guineas.

What time is the Randwick Guineas?

The Group One Randwick Guineas is scheduled for a 4.25pm start time.

It will run as Race 7 on the program.

How to bet on the Randwick Guineas?

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

Corporate bookies provide betting markets on the Randwick Guineas well in advance of the race date and provide best tote and fixed odds markets in the week leading into the race.

What's the best bet on Randwick Guineas Day?

We're with Fasika as the best bet on the Randwick Guineas Day in 2020.

She's resuming from a spell and is unbeaten on wet ground.

What distance is the Randwick Guineas?

The Randwick Guineas is run over a distance of 1600 metres.

Prior to 2006, it was run over distances ranging between 1800 and 1900 metres.

Verdict

Fasika looks ready to go fresh in Race 1 and is unbeaten on wet ground.

Another that loves the wet is Danzdanzdance who comes back in grade for Race 9.

Best Bet: Fasika To Win @2.60 at Beteasy - 10 Units
Next Best Bet: Danzdanzdance To Win @4.60 at Sportsbet - 6 Units

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