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Randwick Kensington Racing Tips For March 18 - Will Fayerra relish the drop in grade?

  • Alex Marsh has previewed the midweek card from Royal Randwick
randwick kensington racing tips for 18.03.2020
The Kensington circuit will run an eight race card on Wednesday. (Getty)

Randwick Kensington Racing Tips For March 18 2020

Midweek Sydney racing will be run on the Kensington circuit at Royal Randwick this Wednesday where fine conditions are expected on the day.

The rail is in the true position and the track is currently in the Soft 7 range.

Randwick Kensington Best Bet

Race 1 No. 11 Fayerra

This filly gets her chance to breakthrough coming all the way back to a midweek maiden after two honest attempts at group two level.

By Valentina and out of a daughter to an AJC Oaks winner in Rose Archway, she's ultimately just found them too sharp at that level over 1100m and 1200m respectively but the step up to seven furlongs should be ideal.

Last start, she was back in a slowly run Reisling Stakes but certainly wasn't disgraced for fourth behind See You Soon and Dame Giselle, who are two leading chances in the Golden Slipper.

The blinkers have now been applied to Fayerra should position up handier at this level with that gear change and get every chance as the best bet at Randwick Kensington.

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Race 4 No. 6 Zebrowski

Team Hawkes prepares this son of Savabeel who returned with the ultimate gear change to break the maiden at Newcastle on March 6.

It was a better effort than the tradesman-like performance suggested where he was pulling comfortably away from Patrina late who won at Haweksbury on Tuesday.

Going straight to 1400m off one trial and carrying 59.5kg to victory on a Soft 7 is no easy feat but drops 3kg for the step up in grade here and the extra 150m is a plus.

The market is warming to both he and All Time Legend who was brilliant in winning his maiden but drawing to follow him wherever he goes, Zebrowski should get a good look at it late.

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Race 3 No. 1 Blueant

A new addition to the Claire Cunningham stable is this three-year-old who shown enough at the trials to figure straight away.

He comfortably won the fastest 760m heat of the Hawkesbury trials on February 20 on a Soft 7 surface before having another hit-out on the Warwick Farm synthetic on March 5.

It's worth noting Blueant was placed in an open heat on that occasion where he held a half length margin on the city class sprinter Miss Exfactor on the line.

Has displayed early speed on both of them occasions, so looking for Jason Collett to push forward from barrier nine and allow Blueant to give a sight on the speed.

Randwick Kensington FAQ

What time is the first race at Randwick Kensington on 18.03.2020?

The first race at Randwick Kensington is scheduled for a 1.35pm start time.

Race 1 is a Set Weights Maiden for Two-Year-Old's to be run over 1400 metres.

Where is the Kensington Racecourse?

The Kensington track is the inner circuit of the Royal Randwick racecourse, the headquarters for Racing NSW.

It's in the Eastern suburbs of Sydney and roughly 5km from the CBD.

Who's the best jockey at Randwick Kensington?

With 13 winners, Nash Rawiller is the best jockey at Randwick Kensington this season.

He has 5 rides on this program (an an emergency in the last if it gets a run).

Who's the best trainer at Randwick Kensington?

With 7 winners at a strike rate of 31.82%, John O'Shea has the best record at Randwick Kensington this season.

He has 2 runners in over this card.

How to bet on Randwick Kensington?

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

Generally corporate bookies provide betting markets two days prior to a metropolitan meeting at Randwick Kensington.

Verdict

Fayerra brings elite form back to maiden company in the opener and the step up in trip is a plus.

Zebrowski is open to further improvement in Race 4 and draws well for Hugh Bowman.

The trials of Blueant have been forward and he has claims in Race 3.

Best Bet: Fayerra To Win @3.15 at Sportsbetting.com.au - 8 Units
Next Best Bet: Zebrowski To Win @2.80 at Unibet Australia - 8 Units
Value Bet: Blueant To Win @5.60 at Sportsbetting.com.au - 4 Units

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