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Ballina Race Tips and Preview for Monday [12/2/2024]

Horse racing returns to Ballina on Monday for a seven-race card, which begins at 1:50pm AEDT. Here is our preview of the meeting.

We have used innovative computer power and technology to come up with data-driven tips for each race at today's meeting at Ballina.

Our Ballina tips are based on a comprehensive analysis that incorporates historical data, race-day information, and insights from expert tipsters.

This article is part of our free horse racing tips series.

Ballina Tips: Our Race-By-Race Guide [12/2/2024]

Let's assess each race at Ballina today using our data-backed tips. The number in brackets following each horse's name represents the saddlecloth number of said horse.


  • Time: 1:50pm
  • Distance: 1000m

Our top selection for Race 1 at Ballina is Russian Diva (3), trained by Angela Plumb and ridden by Nozi Tomizawa. Maiori (5), Rowdash (1), and Top Bird (4) round out our top four chances.


  • Russian Diva (3)
  • Maiori (5)
  • Rowdash (1)
  • Top Bird (4)


  • Time: 2:25pm
  • Distance: 1400m

According to our analysis, The Riddler (4), trained by Daniel Wheeler and ridden by Michael Cahill, is the top pick for Race 2 at Ballina. Our top four selections also include Majestic Teako (1), Prince Carlos (3), and Wolf Dancer (5).


  • The Riddler (4)
  • Majestic Teako (1)
  • Prince Carlos (3)
  • Wolf Dancer (5)


  • Time: 3:00pm
  • Distance: 1000m

Zin Zan Ready (1), trained by Desleigh Forster and ridden by Kirk Matheson, is our top selection for Race 3 at Ballina. Our top four chances are rounded out by Credit Controller (11), Fly Like Helen (8), and Fools Play (4).


  • Zin Zan Ready (1)
  • Credit Controller (11)
  • Fly Like Helen (8)
  • Fools Play (4)


  • Time: 3:35pm
  • Distance: 1000m

Based on our research, the Ms M Brosnan-trained Better Than Booze (3), with Amy Graham in the saddle, is the top pick to win Race 4 at Ballina. We also have I Am A Hit (4), Burnt Butter (9), and Boston City (1) in our top four selections.


  • Better Than Booze (3)
  • I Am A Hit (4)
  • Burnt Butter (9)
  • Boston City (1)


  • Time: 4:10pm
  • Distance: 1590m

Our top selection for Race 5 at Ballina is the S B Lee-trained Watch The Cat (1), ridden by Mollie Fitzgerald. Yukanuma (3), Badgers Nuts (4), and Diesel (2) complete our top four chances.


  • Watch The Cat (1)
  • Yukanuma (3)
  • Badgers Nuts (4)
  • Diesel (2)


  • Time: 4:50pm
  • Distance: 1590m

Based on our analysis, the Ms P Barron-trained Vacation Leave (10), with Elione Chaves in the saddle, is the top pick for Race 6 at Ballina. Our top four selections also include Nina Artie (3), Rally (4), and Koolatah (2).


  • Vacation Leave (10)
  • Nina Artie (3)
  • Rally (4)
  • Koolatah (2)

Race 7: TAB (BM58)

  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Distance: 1300m

Enduring Night (2), trained by S J Randall and ridden by Danny Peisley, is our top selection for Race 7 at Ballina. Our top four chances are completed by Twilight Rock (1), She's Rewarding (6), and Heavy Duty (3).


  • Enduring Night (2)
  • Twilight Rock (1)
  • She's Rewarding (6)
  • Heavy Duty (3)

All times mentioned in this article are in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) unless otherwise stated.

Ballina Tips Summary for Monday [12/2/2024]

For your convenience, here's a summary of our selections for each race at Ballina on Monday:

  • Race 1: 3-5-1-4
  • Race 2: 4-1-3-5
  • Race 3: 1-11-8-4
  • Race 4: 3-4-9-1
  • Race 5: 1-3-4-2
  • Race 6: 10-3-4-2
  • Race 7: 2-1-6-3


This article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate Ballina racing tips, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control is performed to ensure the content meets our quality and reliability standards.

All the Ballina tips presented here are accurate at the time of publication but are subject to change.

Some races may feature fewer than four horses tipped. This can happen due to a range of factors, including late scratchings, the overall quality of the field, and track conditions.

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Ryan Leaver

Ryan Leaver is a respected journalist and lifelong sports fan who is widely regarded as one of Australia's most trusted sources for accurate and up-to-date information across various sports. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism (Sport) from La Trobe University, which strengthens his credibility in the field. Ryan, who previously worked at Triple M, where he provided comprehensive coverage of the AFL and cricket, is renowned for his extensive knowledge and ability to deliver the latest insights.

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