The Aidan O’Brien trained four year old ran out of his skin in the race, looming to win, but having to settle for a second to former stablemate Sir Dragonet. He was $7 prior to the race but is now at $4.
Melody Belle, who has bounced back to her best in NZ and is confirmed to head to the race, went to $5 from $6 despite not racing yesterday. Mugatoo, who went enormous in the Cox Plate, is $15 to $13.
$4 Armory $7 before Cox Plate
$5 Melody Belle $6 before yesterday’s racing
$11 Fifty Stars $9 before yesterday’s racing
$13 Mugatoo $15 before Cox Plate
$15 Magic Wand $11 before yesterday’s racing
$17 Homesman Added at $11 after Crystal Mile
$17 Kings Will Dream $15 before Crystal Mile
$21 Aspetar $11 before Cox Plate
$21 Buckhurst $15 before Cox Plate
$21 Kolding $15 before Cox Plate