Geoffrey Freer Stakes Tips & Racing Odds – 2:30 PM Newbury – 13th August 2022

A profile of Saturday's Geoffrey Freer Stakes from Newbury

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The Geoffrey Freer Stakes tips are one of the highlights of Saturday’s action from Newbury. Our betting experts look into the latest odds for the fixture and size up some of the leading contenders.

It’s another good renewal of the Group 3 race. It is only a small field that is turning up, just the five declared runners are in.

But regardless of the size of the field, it looks highly competitive. Read more for our Geoffrey Freer Stakes tips.

Geoffrey Freer Stakes Racing Odds

Zechariah 6/4
Away He Goes 9/4
Universal Order 9/2
Outbox 6/1
Silence Please 20/1
* (odds recorded at 20:11 GMT on August 12th, 2022 at Coral)

Horse Racing Betting at Coral

Zechariah 6/4 FAV in Geoffrey Freer Stakes Racing Odds

ZECHARIAH could have a chance on Saturday and is well worth a look in the Geoffrey Freer Stakes tips.

He receives weight from his elders in this one, which could give him a shot.

Zechariah has been well supported so far, coming in as the 6/4 favourite* (odds recorded at 20:11 GMT on August 12th, 2022 at Coral).

There was excellent progress last term as a juvenile and he may not be far away from recording his first win as a 3-year-old.

Zechariah took a couple of races to get up to speed in this campaign. But he was back in great form on his penultimate effort in the Queen’s Vase at Royal Ascot.

He followed that with a fourth place finish in the Group 3 Bahrain Trophy at Newmarket. That may have been too soon for Zachariah after Royal Ascot.



Away He Goes can trouble the field

AWAY HE GOES comes from a yard that is in good form at the moment. He steps into some calmer waters as well.

Away He Goes was last seen at the Goodwood Cup, landing a fifth-place finish there.

That was a strong renewal of that contest and for Saturday, Away He Goes takes a drop in class and in trip.

That all combined should give him some excellent claims. Away He Goes did not manage to record a win last year.

But he could get close to one on Saturday and from 9/4 in Geoffrey Freer Stakes tips, warrants respect* (odds recorded at 20:11 GMT on August 12th, 2022 at Coral).

Universal Order is no forlorn hope

After a long time away, UNIVERSAL ORDER returned to business this season, clearly needing a run under his belt.

Following his reappearance, Universal Order followed up with a runner-up at Haydock.

He looked in excellent nick in that one. There was, however, a step backwards by him on his follow-up.

Universal Order went for a defence in a listed race at Newmarket 49 days ago on a shorter 1m 4f trip.

He was highly disappointed on the day.

Connections have refreshed him since then and Universal Order comes in at 9/2* (odds recorded at 20:11 GMT on August 12th, 2022 at Coral).

Outbox needs a big revival

Not totally out of the frame is OUTBOX, who goes from 6/1 in Geoffrey Freer Stakes odds* (odds recorded at 20:11 GMT on August 12th, 2022 at Coral).

He was in great shape at the start of the season, scoring a rich race at Doha back in February.

Following that Outbox was competitive in a Group 2 at Newmarket.

But the form by him has stalled since, lacking a bit of attitude.

Clearly, from his positive form recorded this season, a revival would get him in the frame.

Silence Please with little to shout about

It’s not been a particularly productive season by SILENCE PLEASE who is the rank outsider for this fixture.

Silence Please is a quote of 20/1* (odds recorded at 20:11 GMT on August 12th, 2022 at Coral).

Her winless streak is growing ever longer and shows no sign of stopping on Saturday.

She was last seen at Sandown in a listed event and was never in the contest.

As she is coming up in grade on Saturday, that suggests that it is going to be tough to throw support her way.

It’s been over two years since Silence Please last posted a victory.

Verdict for Geoffrey Freer Stakes Tips

AWAY HE GOES gets the nod in Geoffrey Freer Stakes as this represents an easier challenge for him.

A runner-up spot to Trueshan last season in the Goodwood Cup and a solid fifth in this year’s renewal recently should give him a chance.

Away He Goes is our top tip at 9/4* (odds recorded at 20:11 GMT on August 12th, 2022 at Coral).

ZECHARIAH is just a little too short in the market at 6/4* (odds recorded at 20:11 GMT on August 12th, 2022 at Coral).

He should be in the mix, especially with his age allowance giving him a boost. One good run out of four this term may suggest that he’s not quite there yet.

The final selection for Geoffrey Freer Stakes tip is OUTBOX at 6/1* (odds recorded at 20:11 GMT on August 12th, 2022 at Coral).

He’s been well below form the last twice compared to what he produced at the start of the campaign. A revival and he’s in it.

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