OTI Racing | Weekend Preview

With the spring action winding down, OTI faces a much quieter weekend than normal. Regardless, we look forward to being represented with a runner on Ballarat Cup Day, one of the feature Country meetings on the calendar.

Saturday 20th November


Current Track Rating: Soft


This progressive son of So You Think faces his toughest test to date in what looks a very competitive Benchmark 84. You can make a case that he should be heading into this race off back-to-back Country Cup wins, so with luck in running, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see him right in the finish.

Race 7 – 3:40 pm | 2000m BM84 | T: Matthew Williams | J: Dean Yendall 55kg | Barrier 6 | Saddlecloth 14

Seawhatyouthink winning the Mortlake Cup with Dean Yendall aboard (Racing Photos).

Lingfield (UK)

Current Track Rating: Good (Polytrack)


A filly on the up, Seixas looks well-poised to continue her winning streak. With Champion jockey Ryan Moore aboard, we expect to see her prove very competitive once again. A win would see her progress to stakes class.

Race 5 – 12:45 am Sunday ADST | 1006m Class 4 | T: Sir Mark Todd | J: Ryan Moore 9st 5lb | Barrier 1 | Saddlecloth 4

30/10/2021 Betway Novice Stakes Winner – Seixas.

Sunday 21st November


Current Track Rating: Soft

Sea Crossing

Back on a good surface (hopefully), we expect to see a good deal of improvement from Sea Crossing, whose performances have been a touch underwhelming to date on Australian shores. After working well leading into this, we hope to see him hit the line strongly before stepping out in trip.

Race 6 – 4:35 pm | 1600m BM64 | T: Archie Alexander | J: Ben Allen 59kg | Barrier 1 | Saddlecloth 4

Sea Crossing at Archie Alexanders stables earlier this year.


Yet to win in Australia, we need to see Milestone start to show something in a race that looks suitable on paper. Though its hard to be overly confident given his recent efforts, a return to his better form would see him ultra competitive in a race of this nature.

Race 8 – 5:45 pm | 2000m BM64 | T: Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young | J: Daniel Moor 58.5kg | Barrier 1 | Saddlecloth 6

Milestone during his first preparation in Australia.

We wish our connections the very best of luck!