The biggest sporting event in Australia today is not a game a soccer or rugby: it is the Ipswich Cup. The jewel of the winter carnival coming from the Ipswich Race Course just a stones throw from my childhood home, this is one of the greatest days on the sporting calendar.
I have been to many an excellent day of racing at Ipswich on Cup day and whilst it is always a difficult day for the punter there is always, also, some value to be found.
My brother-in-law has a theory when it comes to races on Ipswich Cup Day: just back any horse with Jim Byrne on its back. Normally I laugh off this theory but, as you will see from my tips, I have a feeling it is going to be a big day for Byrne at Ipswich.
Race 1: Number 9 La Tikka Rosa
Race 4: Number 5 Tax Rebate
Race 5: Number 5 Jazz Song
Race 6: Number 1 Alma’s Fury
Race 7: Number 3 Brave Ali
Race 8: Number 3 L’entrecote
1. Please gamble responsibly.
2. All care is taken with these tips but no responsibility for losses incurred.