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Kingsford Smith Cup 2023 Area & Betting Replace

Kingsford Smith Cup 2023 Area & Betting Replace


The Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival motion strikes to Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday for Queensland Derby Day that includes a double-shot of Group 1 racing together with the 2023 Kingsford Smith Cup.

Rothfire | Photo: Steve Hart | horseracing.com.au

Rothfire is a prime probability within the 2023 Kingsford Smith Cup at Eagle Farm this weekend. Picture: Steve Hart.

A subject of Stradbroke Handicap hopefuls face off on this 12 months’s Group 1 $1 million Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m) the place the Joseph Satisfaction-trained Takeover Goal Stakes winner Assume About It heads betting.

Off his final begin win contemporary, which took his consecutive victories to 5 on the trot, the in-form So You Assume four-year-old sits prime of Kingsford Smith Cup betting at $6 by way of Ladbrokes.

He has the nice lead-up type and good barrier (8) for jockey Sam Clipperton, however does rise notably in grade right here for his Group 1 acid check.

Whereas the favorite is constructing a stable document every time on the market does look massive potential for an upset on this 12 months’s Kingsford Smith Cup with a number of different high quality Group 1 performers within the combine.

A notable hazard following carefully at $6.50 within the markets is the native Robert Heathcote-trained Rothfire.

As a two-year-old the son of Rothesay received the Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m) right here in 2020 and he has been a giant drive in loads of subsequent Group 1 races each in Queensland and interstate.

He completed a stable fourth in final 12 months’s Kingsford Smith Cup outcomes earlier than a 3rd within the Stradbroke and is trying higher this winter than final.

Rothfire was excellent second-up final begin narrowly taking out the Group 2 Victory Stakes and might win once more right here forward of the $3 million Stradbroke in a fortnight’s time.

Additionally at $6.50 Kingsford Smith Cup odds is Irish import A Case Of You.

On debut down underneath within the autumn he ran fifth in Melbourne’s William Reid Stakes.

Subsequent-up travelling to Brisbane he crossed underneath two lengths sixth to Rothfire within the Victory earlier than his bettering fifth to The Everest profitable three-year-old Giga Kick at massive odds within the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1200m).

Cash can be coming for the well-backed Godolphin runner Vilana who has firmed from $11 into $7 to enhance on his lead-up Doomben 10,000 seventh.

Coach James Cummings additionally saddles-up Paulele ($12) from out extensive with Ben Melham within the saddle of the summer season’s Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes champ in Perth who was good ending fourth within the Victory.

Shorter within the markets at $8 to finish the single-figure fancies is the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained King Of Sparta drawn ideally in barrier two as he appears to be like to show the tables on Rothfire after crossing a neck again second within the Victory.

The 2023 Kingsford Smith Cup is scheduled as Race 8 on Saturday’s nine-race Eagle Farm card with a soar time of three:57pm (AEST).



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