As punters found out in the Bendigo Cup on Wednsday, things don’t always to go plan for the favourites which seem to have the form on their side. With so many good horses in big fields as well as hidden overseas form or unraced 2-year-olds, sometimes rank outsiders have claimed the countries biggest races.
From quaddie killers and multi destroyers to the ladies who backed the only female jockey in the race, sit back and watch (in horror) as we revisit some long-odds pops lobbing on some of racing’s biggest days.
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El Dorado Dreaming – Inglis Sires ($101)
Absolute SCENES down @royalrandwick as triple figure chance El Dorado Dreaming runs the race of her life down the outside to deny Oohood in the G1 Inglis Sires'. Incredible!! pic.twitter.com/a5bbcQFRhs
— TAB (@tabcomau) April 7, 2018
Redkirk Warrior – Newmarket Handicap ($51)
— Racing.com (@Racing) March 11, 2017
Rebel Dane – Manikato Stakes ($71)
WOW! Rebel Dane causes an upset in the Manikato to claim his second Group 1. pic.twitter.com/oVUp3s43Aq
— Racing.com (@Racing) October 21, 2016
Boom Time – Caulfield Cup ($51)
— 7HorseRacing 🐎 (@7horseracing) December 4, 2017
Lasqueti Spirit – VRC Oaks ($201)
— Racing.com (@Racing) November 3, 2016
Prince Of Penzance – Melbourne Cup ($101)
— Racing.com (@Racing) November 6, 2017
Mighty Boss – Caulfield Guineas ($151)
— 7HorseRacing 🐎 (@7horseracing) October 14, 2017