Punters are hoping to kick off the long weekend of racing with a bang, smashing a runner at Moonee Valley tonight.
Punters have not shied away from the short odds bookmakers opened Moonee Valley track record holder Nature Strip in tonights Group One Moir Stakes backing the horse as if he is unbeatable.
Bookmakers opened Nature Strip at $2.20 in final field markets and he has been heavily backed ever since, which has seen his odds shorten into $1.85 including a bet of $10,000.
Houtzen who is a $5.50 chance and Viddora at $9.50 are the only others horses in single figures as well as being the only horses backed to beat the red hot favourite.
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