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Australian Cup Heats

Australian Cup Heats Saturday, 23 February 2019

Exhilarating heats of the 2019 Australian Cup headline’s Saturday night’s greyhound racing in Victoria.

Check out the Watchdog’s picks for each heat and click the TAB image below each race to go the corresponding TAB market.

RACE 1: TAB AUSTRALIAN CUP HT1

525 metres

S/E Heat

7:17PM (VIC time)

BLACK OPIUM (1) is a potential superstar and from the good draw she should be able to pounce on the early lead. NEO CLEO (3) is as honest as they come and she is capable of leading or coming from off the speed in her races.

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RACE 2: FANTA BALE SUPER STAYERS HT1

725 metres

S/E Heat

7:35PM (VIC time)

BARCALI (7) is much better than his past two starts and he should be able to cross in the early stages. BLUE MOON RISING (2) was narrowly beaten in the Zoom Top here last week and he should be in the mix again. PEPPERTIDE (4) has claims

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RACE 3: TAB AUSTRALIAN CUP HT2

525 metres

S/E Heat

7:57PM (VIC time)

ORSON ALLEN (5) is racing in blistering form at present and he should get a nice cart across from the four early. SHE’S GIFTED (3) continues to impress and she should settle on the speed. HUXLEY (2) is unbeaten in his two runs here.

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RACE 4: FANTA BALE SUPER STAYERS HT2

725 metres

S/E Heat

8:15PM (VIC time)

POCO DORADO (1) is probably the second best stayer in the land and he will get plenty of cover early on. EBBY RIPPER (4) is armed with a big finish and she should get a nice run through mid race. BLACK IMPALA (3) can lead for a long way.

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RACE 5: TAB AUSTRALIAN CUP HT3

525 metres

S/E Heat

8:37PM (VIC time)

MISS SPLENDAMIRO (5) was Group One placed last time and she should be carving out time in front. POKE THE BEAR (2) is one of the fastest chasers on the planet and he just needs an ounce of luck early. PAYTON (6) is more than capable.

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RACE 6: TAB AUSTRALIAN CUP HT4

525 metres

S/E Heat

9:00PM (VIC time)

LAGOON RHETT (1) was a blistering 29.25 Sandown winner last time and with a clean getaway he can score again. BAROOGA BRETT (3) captured the Group One Temlee last week and he should be in the mix again. DYNA PATTY (6) has claims.

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RACE 7: FANTA BALE SUPER STAYERS HT3

725 metres

S/E Heat

9:18PM (VIC time)

TORNADO TEARS (2) is the greatest stayer we have seen and he turned in a massive performance to capture the Group One Zoom Top last week. DOUBLE GEE (7) is armed with a big finish and he just needs a clear crack in the middles stages.

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RACE 8: TAB AUSTRALIAN CUP HT5

525 metres

S/E Heat

9:38PM (VIC time)

MY REDEEMER (1) is the reigning Melbourne Cup champ and from the good draw he should make another feature final. TRITT TRITT (2) has been brilliant since resuming and he will be strong in the run home. SHIMA BREEZE (8) has claims.

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RACE 9: TAB AUSTRALIAN CUP HT6

525 metres

S/E Heat

10:02PM (VIC time)

HASTEN SLOWLY (8) turned in a cracking performance here last week and with a clear run early he can get the job done. HONCHO MONELLI (4) owns a sizzling 29.77 PB here and he is quite versatile. HECTON BALE (2) is the reigning Champ.

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RACE 10: TAB AUSTRALIAN CUP HT7

525 metres

S/E Heat

10:24PM (VIC time)

BLUE STRIKER (3) turned in a mighty performance here last week and he has the speed to lead throughout. NOT AVAILABLE (2) is as honest as they come and he will scrape the paint throughout. DELIVER (5) is absolutely airborne at present.

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RACE 11: TAB AUSTRALIAN CUP HT8

525 metres

S/E Heat

10:47PM (VIC time)

CIRCLE OF DREAMS (6) is one of the best beginners in work and she’ll have a nice lead mid race. BAGO BYE BYE (8) has some breathtaking Addington wins to his credit and he just needs a little luck. CASH POINT (4) is a beast when in the clear

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