Hawkesbury Horse Racing Tips – Wednesday April 13th, 2022

We have expert betting tips for the card this Wednesday at Hawkesbury that features eight quality betting races.

The heavy tracks continue to plague racing in Sydney but the quality of racing hasn’t suffered. We have our best value bets available.


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Hawkesbury horse racing tips & form

Race 1. (12:50) HRC Motel Maiden Plate (1100m)

#2 – Deep Expectation @ $3 – Bet @ PlayUp

Deep Expectation already owns two second placings this preparation and she deserves a breakthrough win.

The filly by Deep Field was 2.3 lengths behind Willinga Beast last start, which has since run second in a tough race at Randwick on Saturday.

It’s excellent form and we expect the $3 to shorten.

Race 2. (13:25) XXXX Gold Maiden (1100m)

#10 – Shalailed @ $2.90 – Bet @ PlayUp

Shalailed showed pace when running third at Warwick Farm and Randwick in two runs last preparation.

The John O’Shea-trained colt finished third behind California Deeply and Russian Conquest, so his most recent placing is a top form guide.

He comes off a trial win at Randwick and everything points towards a nice effort, so take the $2.90.

Race 3. (14:00) Blakes Marine BM72 (1100m)

#1 – Norwegian Bliss @ $2.50 – Bet @ PlayUp

Looking to extend her unbeaten run is Norwegian Bliss, who owns four wins from four starts.

The four-year-old mare by El Roca won by a length at Newcastle last start before having a trial at Gosford to prepare.

She will have to carry a big weight, but James McDonald rides and punters should be confident with the favourite.

Race 4. (14:35) St Johns Park BM78 (2100m)

#2 – Military Mission @ $2.25 – Bet @ PlayUp

Military Mission couldn’t have been more impressive when winning at Canterbury last start and it shows that he handles wet tracks.

The Waterhouse/Bott-trained gelding won by 2.3 lengths and it was his second win from 10 starts, which includes five minor placings.

Most of the early money has come for the favourite and it could be one-way traffic on race day.

Race 5. (15:10) Blacktown Workers Club BM72 (1300m)

#2 – Calgary Queen @ $3.50 – Bet @ PlayUp

Calgary Queen is close to another win and she made good ground at Canterbury last time out.

The four-year-old daughter of Real Impact wasn’t far behind the winner and with two wins on heavy tracks, she has no problem in the wet.

Getting the inside draw isn’t ideal for her, but McDonald rides and she should find a way off the rail to sprint late.

Race 6. (15:45) Living Turf BM72 (1100m)

#6 – Switched @ $6 – Bet @ PlayUp

Switched is knocking on the door after consecutive placings and punters are getting odds worth taking.

The Brad Widdup-trained five-year-old relishes wet tracks after posting a win and 10 placings from 12 starts, so she’s a great each-way bet.

Drawing barrier 13 shouldn’t be an issue on this surface and getting 3kg off her back helps, so she just needs a good ride from the apprentice.

Race 7. (16:20) Jeff Pendlebury Bookmaker BM72 (1300m)

#3 – Too Much Caviar @ $3.60 – Bet @ PlayUp

Too Much Caviar was beaten by a nose at Canterbury last start and he could turn the tables.

The four-year-old son of All Too Hard has yet to race on this track, but he won his only start over the distance and that bodes well.

His opening odds of $4.80 have firmed considerably, so there is a stack of money coming and it could continue on race day.

Race 8. (16:55) Lander Toyota BM78 (1500m)

#4 – Tampering @ $6.50 – Bet @ PlayUp

Tampering returned to winning form with a quality win at Rosehill and we think his winning form continues.

The five-year-old son of Pendragon is a seven-time winner from 30 starts and he has experience at Hawkesbury with a second placing.

Getting 1.5kg off his back helps and punters get odds worth taking.


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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.

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