SMALL PUNTERS PILE ON PRECEDENCE TO GIVE BART HIS 13TH MELBOURNE CUP

The allure of legendary horseman Bart Cummings has punters piling on Precedence to give the master trainer a record 13th Melbourne Cup, despite the horse not being guaranteed a start in Australia’s great race. Precedence’s odds of winning the 2013 Melbourne Cup firmed from $501 into $71 at Sportingbet following his victory in Saturday’s Drake…

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FIORENTE FIRMS INTO $5.50 FOR THE CUP

He may not have won the Cox Plate, but Fiorente’s impressive run today has seen him firm from $7.00 to $5.50 to win the Melbourne Cup with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au. On the other hand Puissance De Lune, who has been the favourite for the Cup for the majority of the year, is out from $10…

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PRECEDENCE $501 INTO $71 FOR 2013 MELBOURNE CUP

The Bart and James Cummings trained Precedence has shortened from $501 into $71 at Sportingbet for the 2013 Melbourne Cup following his impressive win in Saturday’s Drake International Cup at Moonee Valley. When betting on the 2013 Melbourne Cup commenced last November, Precedence was a $201 chance. “A couple of $50 punters took the $501…

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SHAMUS AWARD WINS SPORTINGBET COX PLATE

Shamus Award, a $101 shot with Sportingbet Australia immediately following the barrier draw on Tuesday, has become the first maiden to win the Sportingbet Cox Plate. The Danny O’Brien trained three-year-old firmed into $61 following the shock scratching of pre-post favourite Atlantic Jewel, and was steadily backed throughout the week before starting at $21. “He…

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FIORENTE FIRMS IN FAVOURITISM FOR MELBOURNE CUP

2012 runner-up Fiorente has firmed from $6.50 into clear-cut $5.50 favouritism at Sportingbet for the 2013 Melbourne Cup after an outstanding third in today’s Sportingbet Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Sportingbet Australia CEO Michaeal Sullivan said the Gai Waterhouse trained former international has established itself as the horse to beat. “Gai has said all along…

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SAMAREADY HEAVILY BACKED TO WIN SPORTINGBET MANIKATO STAKES

Punters have declared tomorrow night’s million dollar Sportingbet Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley a one-horse race, with favourite Samaready heavily backed at Sportingbet Australia. A $3.20 favourite at the start of the week, Samaready has been backed from $2.80 into $2.65 in the last 48 hours. “She has been smashed by punters. It’s great race…

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JOHN SINGLETON TO WIN MORE THAN $2M FROM SPORTINGBET IF DEAR DEMI WINS THE MELBOURNE CUP

Australia’s lovable larrikin punter John Singleton stands to collect a massive $2,325,000 from leading bookmaker Sportingbet Australia if his horse Dear Demi wins this year’s Melbourne Cup. Singleton put $50,000 the win and $25,000 the place on Dear Demi at odds of $41 with Sportingbet. The prominent owner negotiated the wager directly with Sportingbet Australia…

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SAMAREADY TO PEAK AT VALLEY

Rising star Samaready is set to establish herself as Australia’s top sprinter in tomorrow night’s Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley. Samaready is a firm $2.50 favourite with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au and has attracted four times the money than any other runner in the G1. Money suggests punters see Hong Kong sprinter Lucky Nine ($7.50) as…

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WELL SUPPORTED GEELONG CUP WINNER NOW $41 FOR MELBOURNE CUP

The Peter Moody trained Ibicenco is $71 into $41 at Sportingbet for the 2013 Melbourne Cup after landing some big bets winning today’s Sportingbet Geelong Cup. “Due to the wet track punters completely abandoned favourite Forgotten Voice and they came for Ibicenco late,” Sportingbet’s Andrew Brown said. “We took a bet of $10k each way…

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THERE’S SIX LEFT IN THE HOUSE BUT PUNTERS NARROW CHANCES DOWN TO JUST THREE

There’s six housemates left in the Big Brother house but punters believe there’s only three with a shot at victory following Madeline’s eviction on Wednesday. Intruder Madeline was the rank outsider at $31 with Sportingbet to win Big Brother 2013. Following her eviction, Tim retains clear-cut $1.70 favouritism at Sportingbet to be the outright winner,…

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