Thursday, 10 May 2012
: Punters believe Herculian Prince can snap a 588-day winless run in Saturday's listed Lord Mayor's Cup at Rosehill, rating the Gai Waterhouse stayer the $3.60 outright favourite on Tab Sportsbet's fixed odds to win the race.
| Herculian Prince|
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The six-year-old hasn't saluted since a dominant win in the 2010 Group 1 Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick, although he was only beaten a head three weeks ago in the listed Japan Racing Association Plate (2000m) by stablemate Western Symbol
Kathy O'Hara will pilot Herculian Prince
for just the second time to cover for regular rider Nash Rawiller, who'll be aboard BTC Cup favourite Buffering
In-form Guy Walter mare Skyerush
is on the second line of Lord Mayor's Cup (2000m) betting, rated a $4 chance following her win in the Group 2 Emancipation Stakes (1600m) at Randwick two weeks ago.
Ron Quinton's Crafty Irna
, and Chris Waller's Wazn
are the only other two quoted in single figures, level on the third line of betting as $4.60 hopefuls.
Crafty Irna ran a narrow fifth to Southern Skye in the Emancipation Stakes, while Wazn was fourth in the listed Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury last weekend.
Last year's Metropolitan winner The Verminator
is a $21 shot.
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