2010 Victoria Derby Day – Myer Classic Field, Barriers & Odds

October 28th, 2010

This Saturday the 2010 Melbourne Cup Carnival will kick off at Flemington with Victoria Derby Day featuring an elite nine-race card including the $500,000 Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m).

The 2010 Myer Classic final field features 12 star fillies and mares, with Typhoon Tracy the hot favourite currently paying $2.20 through Luxbet.

Peter Moody’s reigning Horse of the Year Typhoon Tracy won the Myer Classic by an emphatic four and three quarter lengths 12 months ago and will attempt back-to-back wins from barrier 10 with Luke Nolen aboard on Saturday.

Other horses at single figure odds are Thousand Guineas winning filly Yosei paying $5, an excellent lightweight chance with 49kg, and dual Group 1 winner Hot Danish at $9.

The 2010 Myer Classic will run as Race 7 at Flemington on Saturday, due to jump at 3:40pm (AEDST).

2010 Myer Classic Field, Barriers & Odds

No. Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Odds*
1 HOT DANISH Les Bridge Tim Clark 11 57 9.00
2 TYPHOON TRACY Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 10 57 2.20
3 CULMINATE (NZ) Darren Weir Michael Walker 4 57 13.00
4 ALLEZ WONDER Bart Cummings Steven Arnold 6 57 41.00
5 PALACIO DE CRISTAL Grahame Begg Dwayne Dunn 8 57 12.00
6 SACRED CHOICE Joseph Pride Corey Brown 9 57 19.00
7 KATIE LEE Graeme Rogerson Hugh Bowman 5 56.5 26.00
8 NO EVIDENCE NEEDED John P Thompson James Winks 12 56.5 18.00
9 MARQUARDT (NZ) John P Thompson Craig Newitt 3 56.5 21.00
10 LOVEMELIKEAROCK Anthony Cummings Jim Cassidy 1 56.5 34.00
11 BELIEVE ‘N ACHIEVE Mark Kavanagh Michael Rodd 7 56.5 19.00
12 YOSEI Stuart Webb Glen Boss 2 49 5.00

*Odds provided by Luxbet and are subject to change