Zac Attack Expected
Lloyd looking to close the gap on Gibbons in Apprentices' battle
July 13, 2023
Dylan Gibbons and Zac Lloyd continue their battle in the Metropolitan Apprentices Jockeys title this Saturday at Royal Randwick, with the pair boasting a handy book of rides.
The tussle between the pair is just one of the highlights on the winter program of racing at headquarters. Gibbons (70) heads into Royal Randwick’s program with a three-win lead over Lloyd (67).
Louisville, for Lloyd, in the fourth event of the day is one of the better backed runners on the card in early betting with TAB Fixed Odds, firming from $3.80-$3.
Lloyd is on three favourites (Hi Dubai race 5 and Gracilistyla race 8 being the others) while Gibbons pilots $2.70 fav Passeggiata for Warwick Farm mentor, Bjorn Baker.
Saturday’s 10-race meeting at Royal Randwick has 138 acceptors (after early scratchings), with the first race for the two-year-olds set to jump at 11:10am. The final race will go at 4:35pm.
Other features on the day includes the WINX Stand being red and green on Saturday with a Rabbitohs Fans Raceday celebration.
Racegoers can rub shoulders with legends including George Piggins and enjoy a great afternoon of winter racing. The Rabbitohs enjoy a well-earned bye this weekend.
Don’t miss your final chance to enjoy the experience of being an ATC Member for the day with the Winter Chalet. For as little as $60, get all the benefits and a unique insight of being a member including complimentary cocktail on arrival, premium panoramic race viewing and light entertainment.
Tickets for this Saturday and all Winter Season racedays are available for as low as $17 for Groups of 10 or more, with the Punters Pack available at $39.
Punters Packs are loaded with value and include one General Admission entry ticket, $30 food and beverage voucher and a racebook.
Punters Packs can be purchased online at theraces.com.au up until 4.30pm on the Friday prior and collected on raceday at the Wagering Concierge in the Betting Ring.
- *$160,000 Winter Challenge – 22 July
- *$150,000 Listed July Sprint – 22 July
- *$300,000 Missile Stakes – 5 August
**Image courtesy of Bradley Photography
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