2011 Royal Sovereign Stakes Preview – Light Fingers Stakes Day

January 18th, 2011

Kicking off the 2011 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival is Light Fingers Stakes Day at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday February 12 and one of the day’s feature events is the $175,000 Group 2 Royal Sovereign Stakes (1200m).

Highlighting the meeting is the $200,000 Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) for three-year-old fillies, while punters will also want to check out the Luxbet online betting markets for the Group 2 Breeders Classic (1200m) and the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes (1200m).

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The 2011 Royal Sovereign Stakes is a set weights race for three-year-old colts and geldings and provides a good lead-up race for runners heading towards events such as the Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) at the same track on March 12 and the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) at Rosehill on March 26.

The Royal Sovereign Stakes – Randwick Guineas is one of the most popular autumn betting doubles with generous odds open at Luxbet and in 2010 classy Queensland galloper Shoot Out was able to win both races.

Many colts and geldings in the Royal Sovereign Stakes field use the race as their first-up run for the season, so looking at the form of the horses in their spring/summer campaigns can serve as a good indication for your Royal Sovereign Stakes bets.

One quality horse heading towards this season’s Royal Sovereign Stakes is Caulfield Guineas third placegetter Masquerader, trainer David Payne indicating the colt will use the race as his autumn debut after which the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on February 26 is the next target.

Nominations for the Royal Sovereign Stakes close on Monday February 7 and then the final field of acceptors will be released on Wednesday February 9, 2011 and published here so bookmark this site.

Betting markets and odds for the Royal Sovereign Stakes will also open the week of the nominations, so get ready to win big and back the winner at the longest odds by signing up with leading bookmaker Luxbet today!