Despite being asked to lump 61kg, The Candy Man is all the rage with Sportsbet.com.au to take out the Magic Millions Trophy (2400m) at the Gold Coast this Saturday.
The Barry Baldwin trained grey, who is one of the most popular horses in Australia at the moment, comes here off the back of three wins on the bounce. Despite the weight impost, he’s the one punters want in early betting, into $2.20 after opening $2.30.
Fun Fact, who was enormous in defeat last Saturday, is at $6 and has admirers, while the horse that beat him, A Man To Match, is a $7.50 chance. Tumultuous ($51-$27), who has a great record in this race, has had specking.