Lyre hasn’t won a race since the 2019 Blue Diamond, but Sportsbet.com.au punters think that will change on Tuesday at Flemington in the HKJC Stakes (1400m).
The mare was good in defeat last time out in the Manikato behind Hey Doc and looks well placed up to 1400m back to Mares grade. Opened $4.80 and has been backed with confidence, now into $4.00.
She holds the call over Cordilla, who opened the $4.50 favourite despite being a last start Benchmark 70 winner but has remained solid, sitting at $4.40. Next best is Fabric, who opened $6.50 and has blown right out, now a $9.50 chance.
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