Bet on the Daffodil Raceday picks

Daffodil Racedays 2017 kicks off with the Tarzino Trophy Daffodil Raceday at Hastings Racecourse this Saturday 2 September. 

After raising over $70,000 over the last three years for the Hawke's Bay Cancer Society, the day is set to be a great day out for the whole family.100% of gate donation fees on Saturday will support this great charity that’s touched the lives of many families in the Hawke’s Bay.

Keep an eye out for the jockeys wearing Cancer Society silks

The Tarzino Trophy launches Group 1 racing for the season, bringing the big guns of New Zealand racing to Hastings to battle at one of the country’s stellar racing events.

For each of the 9 races, Andrew ‘Butch’ Castles, CEO of Hawke’s Bay Racing, has picked a horse he thinks will be a winner. To help Castle’s picks stand out, the jockeys will be wearing special Cancer Society daffodil silks.

For each of the picks that win, the TAB will donate $1,000 to the Cancer Society!

Perfect for beginners!

If you’re not too sure which horse to bet on, these Daffodil Raceday picks make it easy for you. But if you want to do some extra homework, have a look at our beginner's guide to betting.

Check out the list below of all the jockeys who will be wearing the Cancer Society silks and the horse they are riding. You also can see all the odds on the TAB website.

Race 1
Horse: #3 Longchamp
Jockey: Reese Jones

Race 2
Horse: #14 Checkout
Jockey: Matthew Cameron

Race 3
Horse: #11 Chachar
Jockey: Vinnie Colgan

Race 4
Horse: #1 King Cougar
Jockey: Johnathan Parkes

Race 5
Horse: #5 Sophie’s Choice
Jockey: Danielle Johnson

Race 6
Horse: #14 Flamingo
Jockey: Rosie Myers

Race 7
Horse: #1 Kawi
Jockey: Jason Waddell

Race 8
Horse: #13 Ophelia Lee
Jockey: Shaun McKay

Race 9
Horse: #6 Alvins Dream
Jockey: Jonathan Riddell

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