Feb 12, 2019 07:22 PM
Author: Alex Christodoulou
Best punters and media experts of the week
The return of Group One racing on Saturday signalled the start of the Autumn Carnival. And rising to the occasion to start the carnival with a bang was the form guru at Sky Racing, Tony Brassel.
Brassel's opinion has become one of the most respected in the industry over the years, and his latest results suggest his sights are as sharp as ever.
On Saturday, where Brassel tips in every race at the four major metropolitan meets, he ended the day with a superb 104% POT.
Amongst Bras' 14 winners was the filly Lyre. Starting at juicy odds of $23.50 in the G2 Blue Diamond Prelude for the girls, the two-year old was having only her third career start.
Brassel had clearly noticed something special in the Godolphin rising star, and she saluted accordingly.
Brassel's tips generated almost four grand of profit for $100 punters over the past week. Those who doubled-up on best bets posted by Tony Brassel cleaned up to the tune of $7,490.
Tezzaraki is a name that punters are hearing a lot of since he joined theGreatTipOff.com. The pro punter has maintained a high strike rate of profitable days and punters are taking notice.
This veteran punter from the beautiful Moreton Bay area of Queensland also had a big Saturday registering a phenomenal 397% POT at close of business on Saturday.
Like Bras, Tezzaraki was able to find a ripper roughie - Taponisme at Riccarton in New Zealand which got home at odds of $55.80.
But this wasn't Tezzaraki's only big winner on the day. After applying his local knowledge at Doomben he steered his followers towards the 20/1 shot Sword of Justice.
That extraordinary effort helped Tezzaraki top the weekly leaderboard for most profit using his stake. He finished making just shy of $9k, from 22 winning tips at an average price of $9.40 using an average $100 bet amount.
The theme of tipsters tearing it up on Saturday is continued by journo Craig Mordey.
Mordey works for SMH Sport, and only provides his tips for Saturday. But this solitary day's tipping was enough to get him into the top ten on the weekly leaderboard for most profit.
Mordey made his followers $2,050 in profit, if they backed his selections with $100 win bets. With a huge 121% POT and an incredible 47% strike rate, he was on fire.
This was no flash in the pan either. Mordey has had 4 profitable Saturdays out of his last 6. The sort of momentum that most punters would dream of coming into the Autumn Carnival.
Another media tipster who is running hot is WA form expert Chris Blackwell from Ozrace. This sharp-witted West Australian found a huge pay packet of $6,710 for those who followed his tips and doubled up on his best bets.
Applying the double-up staking method Blackwell finished the week with an astounding 143% POT, thanks to his 11 winning tips that came at an average price over six dollars.
But it's his consistency that will have punters getting excited. Blackwell has recorded a profit in 7 of his previous 9 tipping days. A great excuse for punters to extend their punting afternoon to include the races in the Wild West.