We take a look at where the money is going on Caulfield Cup day at Caulfield racecourse with good moves coming for multiple runners throughout the day.
After a strong fourth in the Sir Rupert Clarke (1400m) against some crack gallopers, a wave of money has come for the Gai Waterhouse trained Sweet Idea with punters at Sportsbet.com.au to win the Tristarc Stakes (1400m) on Saturday, opening at $3.80 before being crunched into $3.20 and could well challenge Catkins for the favourite tag, who has been $2.70 out to $2.80. Those two dominate betting ahead of Politeness ($6-$5.50)
The best backed runner earlier in the David Jones Cup (2000m) has clearly been the former UK stayer Noble Protector, who has been smashed into $3.75 from $7. Signoff has also been backed in from $5 into as low as $4.20 but is now at $4.50 with the wave of money for the import. Also met with support is Contributor, having his first run for Godolphin and John O’Shea. He has been $8 into $5.50.
There has been plenty of action in the Caulfield Sprint (1100m), most notably around the Scone runner Big Money, who was scratched from Sydney. He has been $10 into $8, while other notable moves are Bel Sprinter ($12-$9-$9.50) and Driefontein ($8.50-$6.50-$7). Shamal Wind has been $4.80 out to $5, then crunched into $4.60 before easing out to her original quote.
Other notable moves for the meeting are:
Race One: Azkadella ($3-$2.50)
Race Three: Maastricht ($2.50-$2.25)
Race Five: Manawanui ($6.50-$5), Leebaz ($4.20-$3.80), Under The Louvre ($11-$9)
Market and moves thanks to Sportsbet.com.au
$7.50 Lady Macan
$3.20 Sweet Idea
David Jones Cup
$3.75 Noble Protector
$4.80 Shamal Wind
$5.00 Cradle Me
$7.00 The Messina Nymph