Champion jockey Damien Oliver is waging a see-sawing battle with Craig Williams for the Victorian Metropolitan Jockeys’ Premiership.
Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has Oliver as a $1.90 favourite over Williams ($2.80) and Dwayne Dunn ($4.00).
Oliver and Williams are both on 47 wins and Dunn is three behind.
Darren Weir is $1.75 favourite for the Victorian trainers’ title. Peter Moody ($2.00) trails Weir by three wins.
In Tassie, trainer Scott Brunton is $1.27 favourite over Adam Trinder ($3.60), who trails Brunton by four.
“There are some tight premiership battles happening around the country. None are closer or more interesting than Ollie’s battle with Craig Williams and Dwayne Dunn. That race is going to go right down to the end of the season on July 31,’’ said sportsbet.com.au’s Christian Jantzen.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
VIC Metro Jockeys’ Premiership
$1.90 Damien Oliver
$2.80 Craig Williams
$4.00 Dwayne Dunn
$26 Any other individual jockey
$101 Brad Rawiller
$201 Luke Nolen
$201 Glen Boss
$501 Chad Schofield
VIC Metro Trainers’ Premiership
$1.75 Darren Weir
$2.00 Peter Moody
$13 David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
$201 Robert Smerdon
$501 Any other individual trainer
$1001 Chris Waller
$1001 Michael Kent
$1001 Mick Price
$1001 John O’Shea
$5001 Robbie Laing