We have expert betting tips for NRL Round 12, which kicks off on Thursday with the Melbourne Storm vs Manly Sea Eagles.
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Race 1. (12:00) Kelly Partners Group C1 Handicap (1600m)
#3 – Show Me Your Love @ $1.85 – Bet @ Ladbrokes
Show Me Your Love scored an impressive win at Mudgee last start and she could rise through the grades in style.
The three-year-old filly scored by 2.8 lengths in a dominant display and the daughter of So You Think could be a nice type in the making.
Getting 1.5kg off her back helps, so take the short odds.
Race 3. (13:10) Kelly Partners Wealth C1 Handicap (1200m)
#2 – One Way Street @ $2.80 – Bet @ Ladbrokes
One Way Street turned his form around with a win at Wyong last time out and he could go back-to-back.
The four-year-old son of Super One relished the heavy conditions with a half-length win and we expect more wins to come.
The $2.80 is likely to firm on race day so take the value.
Race 5. (14:25) Kelly Partners Finance Maiden (1100m)
#2 – Smooth Flight @ $2.60 – Bet @ Ladbrokes
Smooth Flight was beaten by a short margin behind Oryx last time out and a repeat gets the job done here.
The three-year-old didn’t do much wrong on debut as a $12 chance and we’re not surprised by the shorter odds.
He should get every chance from barrier two and be right around the mark.
Race 7. (15:40) Kelly Partners Money Choice C1 (2100m)
#10 – Royal Ballet @ $3.10 – Bet @ Ladbrokes
Punters got big odds when Royal Ballet ran third last start but she has been well-backed here.
The well-bred daughter of Fastnet Rock scored her maiden win at Beaumont and we have been patiently waiting for her to win again.
Carrying a light weight is ideal and she gets every chance to score.
Race 3. (18:15) Bunyip Equipment Maiden (1400m)
#4 – Ocean Raider @ $3 – Bet @ Ladbrokes
We’re prepared to forgive the effort from Ocean Raider last start and we are sticking with him.
The son of Ocean Park looked good prior when recording three placings from five starts, including a second placing at Sandown.
There is a lot to like about his earlier form and money has come for him.
Race 5. (19:15) Sportsbet Bet with Mates BM64 (1200m)
#2 – Victory Tears @ $1.80 – Bet @ Ladbrokes
Victory Tears was too good for them on debut when scoring by a half-length and we’re sticking with him.
The McEvoy-trained four-year-old has been patiently handled and his recent jumpout form has been solid.
He has drawn to get a nice drag into the race and most of the money has come for him.
Race 6. (19:45) Backcare & Seating BM64 (1100m)
#1 – Sniper Legend @ $2.60 – Bet @ Ladbrokes
Sniper Legend hasn’t done much wrong in two starts since resuming from a spell and it has another win coming soon.
The three-year-old son of Capitalist owns two wins and four minor placings from eight starts, so he’s always around the mark.
Carrying a big weight is tough but we’re in his camp.
Race 8. (20:45) O’Connor Premium Beef BM64 (1600m)
#5 – Maui @ $3.40 – Bet @ Ladbrokes
Maui comes off back-to-back second placings at Pakenham and he could go one better on Thursday.
The Phillip Stokes-trained son of Ocean Park was a short margin behind the winner last start and a similar effort sees him winning.
He’s long overdue a winning turn and he doesn’t get many better chances.
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After graduating from the University of Auckland (BA – English), Daryl was thrown into the world of sports and horse racing journalism.
Having worked as a racing journalist for two years, he decided to move into the online world of horse racing and sports writing. After years of honing his craft, Daryl became a professional punter in 2009 – with a focus on horse racing, NRL, AFL, NBA, Rugby, NFL, and US college sports. Daryl’s tips have been featured on various websites around the world before joining the GoBet team. When he’s not working, Daryl tries to avoid making bogeys on the golf course.