A talented and capacity field of 16 sprinters has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.
Our Boy Malachi is yet to be tested at the highest level of racing but carries an incredible record into the 2015 BTC Cup and figures as sole occupant of the top line of betting at Ladbrokes.com.au as a result; currently available at a quote of $3.50 for success having cut in from opening odds of $4.
Posting seventeen wins and one minor through his nineteen career starts so far, Our Boy Malachi began his racing tenure under the guidance John O’Sing before transferring to the care of Team Hawkes following his 2014 winter campaign.
Undefeated in three starts through summer including both the Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) and Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m), the Top Echelon gelding returned this time for a commanding win in the Group 3 Hall Mark Stakes (1200m) and will be tough to beat from barrier 7 on Saturday.
Srikandi returned to racing for a comfortable victory of her own in the Group 2 Victory Stakes (1200m) a fortnight ago and offers great value for money in 2015 BTC Cup betting markets at current $5 odds.
Yet to finish outside the firs three through nine career starts, Srikandi more than announced her racing arrival through the 2014 Brisbane Carnival; taking out each of the Listed Silk Stocking (1200m), Listed Juanmo Stakes (1200m) and Group 3 Glenlogan Park Stakes (1350m) on her way to a credible third in the featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m).
While needing some luck in running from barrier 11, the Dubawi mare is sure to be boosted by last start jockey Damian Browne and has been charged with carrying just 56.5kgs.
A two-time Group 1 champion, Trust In A Gust has been confirmed to retire into a stud career following this Brisbane Winter Carnival and is offered a great chance of an early Group 1 victory in the BTC Cup from barrier 3.
Undoubtedly finding career-best form through the Spring Carnival, the Keep The Faith entire placed a close second in the Listed Drummond Golf Stakes (1200m) before progressing to consecutive wins in the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) and Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) most notably.
Having placed second in a minor over 1200m first-up on April 18th, Trust In A Gust offers great value for money at current $8 odds in 2015 BTC Cup betting markets.
Three-year-old Scissor Kick ($8.50) interestingly figures as the only other runner currently available at a quote of less-than $10 in 2015 BTC Cup betting markets, while kiwi raiders Sacred Star ($11) and El Roca ($15) both offer great value at double figure odds.
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