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Racing Betting Action At Redcliffe 

Harness racing is a sport with classy differences. Similar to horse racing events in betting options and the formalities, which govern featured events.

Punters familiar with horse racing betting will become accustomed to the trots at Redcliffe in no time at all, with class type races, which are in rich abundance on race days.

Quick Look At Harness Racing 

Harness racing makes use of technique and form rather than outright strength and stamina. A show ground for standard bred horses and fine drivers who are pulled in tow behind their majestic stallions for the top horse racing betting sites to determine odds.

Drivers are pulled in a lightweight sulky attached to the horse. All horses participating in harness racing are standard bred stallions. The racing action is divided into two gait categories, trotting and pacing.

Trotting makes use of technique, style and rhythm; it is a brisk walk rather than a full gallop. Pacing is a faster gait, technique displayed from both horse and jockey need to work in cohesion in order to achieve the perfect run.

Class Placement

Punters seeking thrilling harness racing betting action at Redcliffe should consider the horses class ranking. Following particular horses with well-researched standpoints will allow punters to rank horses for class races in harness racing at Redcliffe.

Horses that show consistency through their class ranking are contenders for more valuable bets at Redcliffe. Punters should observe the relationship between drivers and horses in order to place holistic bets.

There are four class categories to consider in harness racing betting.

Conditioned races, which take into account the horses age, gender and prize gatherings.

Claiming races, these races allow any of the horses participating in the class to be purchased at specific amounts.

Invitational, preferred or open races are special events whereby the racing coordinator invites preferred horses to participate in a race. Open races are for the fastest horses on the grounds.

Breeders and Sires stakes races are for nominated horses. The owner of the horse will pay a nominating fee coupled with regular payment intervals to keep the horse in the class.

Redcliffe Track Guide

Redcliffe racing track is controlled under Racing Queensland. With a circumference of 833.13 meters, the radius of turns 72 meters and the length of the home straight 170 meters, run on crushed rock.

Redcliffe track opens up for straight runners with less turns and longer straights than usual harness racing tracks.

The usual meeting days at Redcliffe track are Wednesday nights and Thursday afternoons. The track hosts special events including Redcliffe City Gold Cup, Redcliffe Derby, Redcliffe Oaks, Patrons Purse and the Redcliffe Yearling Sales Series.

The latest track record for pacers at Redcliffe was set by Tightrope on the 30th of July 2016, blazing through the 1780-meter event with a time of 1.54.9.

In the trotter’s 2613-meter event, Our Overanova NZ set a track record of 2.04.4 on the 30th of July 2016.

Form Factor

When compared to thoroughbreds, standard bred horses race more consistently and retain their form evenly.

With this in mind, punters seeking betting action at Redcliffe should consider the class ranking of horses, the horses consistency which allows punters to handicap the horse and the drivers ability.

It is slightly easier to train pacers than trotters. Punters should consider a number of factors when placing holistic bets including but not limited to trotting/pacing technique/form and any hazards that may prevent a horse from performing optimally at Redcliffe.