Saturday, 3 March 2012
: Betfair's astute in-play punters summed the AUstralian Guineas up early, pushing pre-race favourite Helmet to double-figure odds immediately after his poor start.
They kept eventual winner Mosheen safe in the despite run her wide draw as the filly quickly settled on the rails.
Manawanui was matched as high as $2.32 early, but was well supported to $1.97 at the jump.
To the delight of his eventually-successful layers, he was matched as low as $1.02 when holding Wild and Proud in the straight. Wild And Proud
(BSP $43.73) hit a high of $50 early in the race.
Race 1 Fire Thunderbolt (BSP $7.4) won after being matched at $13 in the run.
Race 2 Drunken Sailor (BSP $3.90) hit $8 early in the race.
Race 3 Miss Octopussy (BSP $3.99) not risked in play – max price of $4.
Race 4 Coldens Choice (BSP $13.52) as high as $55 early in the run.
Race 5 Rockpecker (BSP $11.42) hit an in-play high of $14 at the jump.
Race 6 Mosheen (BSP $5.10) settled in a great position early reaching $5 in the run.
Race 7 Panipique (BSP $6.71) hit an in-play high of $8 immediately after the jump
Race 8 Raspberries (BSP $12.5) hit $15 early, into odds on but reached $10 again
when Biancon Rose and Booklet were each supported into $2.