Three time Group 1 winner Le Romain has opened favourite for Saturday’s Missile Stakes.
The Kris Lees trained five-year-old heads betting on $2.30 with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au. The Randwick Group 2 attracted 14 nominations, but Le Romain is the best credentialed of the group.
Group 1 winning mare Tycoon Tara, which was second in this race last year, is second favourite at $4.20. Jungle Edge ($6.50) is the only other horse under double figures.
“Le Romain had a career best season as a four-year-old, he was second to Winx and beat Chautauqua in the BMW. He was impressive in a Newcastle barrier trial win and hasn’t been out of the money in four first-up runs,’’ said sportsbet.com.au’s Christian Jantzen.
Market courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
$2.30 Le Romain
$4.20 Tycoon Tara
$6.50 Jungle Edge
$10 Invincible Gem
$12 The Monstar
$17 Boss Lane
$21 Harper’s Choice
$21 That’s A Good Idea
$101 Bolero King
$151 He’s A Given
$151 Dorf Star
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