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
|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