Jockey Kerrin McEvoy has a commanding book of rides at Randwick and is hot favourite to win the Nathan Berry Medal.
Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has posted McEvoy as the $1.75 favourite to be the leading rider, based on a 3-2-1 points basis, for rides at the two days of The Championships at Randwick. McEvoy has a full book of 10 rides on Saturday, including Redzel ($2.30 favourite) in the Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes.
The in-form Brenton Avdulla is next in betting on $4.60, followed by Corey Brown ($8.00) and Blake Shinn ($9.00).
Champion trainer Chris Waller has six runners in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile and he is $3.00 to train the winner. Melbourne jockey Craig Williams is $2.25 to ride a winner on the day and McEvoy is $9.00 to ride two or more group 1 winners.
“McEvoy has been having a great run and apart from Redzel he has quality rides throughout the day. He is a good chance of picking up points, probably for second, when he rides prolific bridesmaid Tom Melbourne in the Doncaster,’’ said sportsbet.com.au’s Ella Zampatti.
Market courtesy of sportsbet.com.au Nathan Berry Medal
$1.75 Kerrin McEvoy $4.60 Brenton Avdulla
$8.00 Corey Brown
$9.00 Blake Shinn
$11 Mark Zahra
$15 Hugh Bowman
$26 Zac Purton
$26 Craig Williams
Saturday Feature Racing
$1.50 Luvaluva to finish in the first four (Randwick Race 10
$2.00 Seabrook to finish in the first four (Randwick Race 6)
$2.00 Ace High to finish in the first four (Randwick Race 7)
$2.25 Craig Williams to ride one or more winners at Randwick
$3.00 Chris Waller to train the winner of the Doncaster
$4.80 Redzel / In Her Time Fixed Quinella (Randwick Race 8)
$9.00 Kerrin McEvoy to ride two or more Group 1 winners at Randwick
$11 Kementari / Happy Clapper Fixed Quinella (Randwick Race 9)
T.J. Smith Stakes
$4.20 In Her Time
$7.50 Brave Smash
$14 Global Glamour
$14 Trapeze Artist
$41 Jungle Edge
$51 Le Romain
$61 Fell Swoop
$81 The Mission
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