Due to jump at 3.35pm this Saturday at the Royal Randwick Racecourse is the $400,000 Group 1 Swcheppes Sydney Cup (3200m), and the race will headline the day’s proceedings of the Sydney Cup Day.
As the sixth of eight fantastic races to take place, the day will culminate the illustrious Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival, and the 2010 Sydney Cup will see 12 fantastic three-year-olds start the race.
The 2010 Sydney Cup looks set to impress, with a close field starting on Saturday afternoon providing a thrilling race.
Currently topping the odds as we come into Saturday’s race is Precedence at $6. Trained by Bart Cummings, the Zabeel gelding will be ridden by Luke Nolen from the preferred fourth barrier.
Currently topping the odds as we come into Saturday’s race is Precedence at $6.
Despite the fifth place finish in the Chairman’s Handicap, the Randwick-based four-year-old is slightly ahead of the winner of the race Jessicabeel who is at $6.50 for the 2010 Sydney Cup – equal odds to the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) runner up Zavite.
Winner of the BMW, Littorio, will start from barrier nine, and comes into the race with odds of $8.
No Wine No Song and Moatize from barrier five and eight respectively are both with odds of $7.50.
Runner up in the Chairman’s Handicap (2600m), the Song Of Tara gelding No Wine No Song, finished third in the BMW (2000m) and adds to the list of strong contenders for the illustrious 2010 Sydney Cup.
The Randwick Racecourse will see the Autumn Racing Carnival go out with a bang, as some fantastic races go ahead, including the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m), the Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m), the Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m) and the Group 2 Emancipation Stakes (1600m).
To place a bet on the 2010 All Aged Stakes, or just to keep an eye on the changing odds for this weekend’s races, head to Ladbrokes.com.au now!
2010 Sydney Cup Final Field
|Anthony Cummings||Damien Oliver||7||58.5|
No Wine No Song
|Kevin Moses||Hugh Bowman||5||58|
|Nigel Blackiston||Craig Williams||9||57.5|
|Bart Cummings||Blake Shinn||8||57|
Harris Tweed (NZ)
|Murray & Bjorn Baker||Michael Rodd||2||56.5|
|Steven Cooper||Nash Rawiller||12||56.5|
|Patrick Payne||Steven Arnold||6||56|
|Bart Cummings||Luke Nolen||4||54|
Divine Rebel (NZ)
|Michael Moroney||Kerrin McEvoy||10||53|
|John O’Shea||Craig Newitt||11||52|
|Jeff Lynds||Glyn Schofield||3||52|
Get Up Jude
|Diane Poidevin-Laine||Kathy O’Hara||1||52|