The market setters will be nervous when the Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) is run on Saturday at Flemington given they’ve put up some long and indeed wrong prices about some classy runners.
The most notable is Poetic Dream, who opened $7, but opened double figures with other betting agencies. That was tightened immediately, with the import now at $4.50.
Another classy import, Home Of The Brave, makes his Australian debut off the back of some outstanding trials. He’s $3.60 in from $4.20 and is equal favourite with Voodoo Lad ($3.70-$3.60).
Brave Song and I Am A Star have both had some support.