Racing News 6.1.2017 01:14 pm

Strong field lines up for L’Ormarins Queen’s plate

Taking place over two days the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Festival will once again be one of the must-attend social events.

Defending champion Legal Eagle has sights firmly set on claiming another L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate crown with the reigning Horse of the Year headlining an 11 horse field for the 2017 renewal at Kenilworth Racecourse on 7 January.

Strong field lines up for L’Ormarins Queen’s plate
Strong field lines up for L’Ormarins Queen’s plate

Strong field lines up for L’Ormarins Queen’s plate

Taking place over two days the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Festival will once again be one of the must-attend social events.

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Tip of the Day

Distance Suited.
Despite a wide draw Bizjet remains the runner to beat in Race 5 at Greyville today.

Best Bet:
Race 4
No. 5 Arran Isles

Value Bet:
Race 7
No. 12 Thaler Point

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