Punters are all over Mugatoo to continue his winning ways when he lines up this Saturday at Randwick in the Metropolitan (2400m).
The Kris Lees trained import was most impressive last time out in winning the Newcastle Cup but has to carry 57kg against some good types and owner Jamie Lovett did say he was under the odds when as much as $3.70 with other agencies. With Sportsbet, he opened $3.50 and has been crunched, now into $3.10.
Hush Writer, a game second to Mugatoo in the Newcastle Cup, has firmed in a half point from $10. He sits on the third line of betting alongside Brimham Rocks, with Shared Ambition the second elect at $7.50, out a half point.