Fourteen three-year-olds have been confirmed to line up for Saturday’s 2016 Group 3 Gunsynd Classic (1630m) at Doomben Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.
Too Good To Refuse carries winning form into the three-year-old feature and remains outright $4.50 favourite in 2016 Gunsynd Classic betting markets with leading online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au.
Too Good To Refuse has been a strong and consistent performer for Desleigh Forster through his entire racing career so far; posting four wins and a further three minors through only thirteen career starts.
Capping a strong 2015 campaign a credible fifth in the Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) at Randwick, the Rothesay gelding resumed this time for third in the Coastline BMW X6m Handicap (1200m) before running on for fourth in the BRC Membership Handicap (1350m).
Suffering a minor ailment when 12th in the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) on February 20th, Too Good To Refuse resumed for fifth in the Andrew Goves 40th Birthday Handicap (1350m) before taking out the Toowoomba Guineas (1625m) a fortnight ago.
Charged with overcoming a tricky draw in barrier 12, Too Good To Refuse will relish the conditions amongst his own age group in the Gunsynd Classic.
Cylinder Beach is yet to appear on course in 2016 but is a deserving occupant of the second line of Gunsynd Classic betting at a quote of $4.80 for success.
A stable mate to Too Good To Refuse, Cylinder Beach stamped himself as one to watch as a two-year-old through the 2015 edition of the Brisbane Winter Carnival.
Running fifth in the Listed Dalrello Stakes (1200m) in only his second competitive start, Cylinder Beach progressed to third in the Group 2 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1350m) before ending his campaign fourth in the Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m).
Resuming in spring for third in the Bowermans Furniture BM70 (1400m), the Showcasing gelding has not been seen at the races since taking out the James Boag’s Premium Plate (1640m) by seven lengths on November 3rd.
Tap This should lay a great account for herself from the ideal barrier 2 in the 2016 Gunsynd Classic and represents terrific value at current $7 odds for success.
Finishing outside the first three only a handful of times, Tap This resumed this time for a slick win in the Floratine BM67 (1200m) before a luckless run for eighth in the Group 3 JB Carr Stakes (1400m) a fortnight ago.
The Tapit filly has been charged with carrying only 55kgs in the Gunsynd Classic and will be partnered by regular hoop Blake Spriggs.
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