Elizabeth New Favourite For Royal Baby Name

The Duchess Of Cambridge’s recent public appearance has led to increased speculation on just what name will be given to the new royal baby. Elizabeth has been the big firmer at William Hil, with punters backing the name from $13 into $5 favouritism since last month. The odds of George being joined by a little…

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Godolphin Digs In For Opal

The powerful Godolphin stable has two key chances in Sunday’s Black Opal Stakes in Canberra. Domesday filly Antelucan has been given top billing for the two-year-old race by online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au. Antelucan is $3.10 favourite with stablemate Chamarel ($7.50). The locally trained Single Gaze is second pick at $4.20. “The Godolphin juveniles have been dominating…

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Money For Kermadec And Shooting To Win

In the Australian Guineas – Kermadec has been the best backed runner, and in the Randwick Guineas – the majority of money has been for Shooting To Win. “Kermadec started at $3.50 but off the back of some big bets he has firmed into $3.40,” BetEasy’s Rob Cumbrae-Stewart said. Following the barrier draw on Wednesday,…

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Scissor Kick Not Cutting It

Punters have written off smart three-year-old Scissor Kick in Saturday’s Randwick Guineas. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au reports little interest in the three-year-old, who has eased to $5.00. Shooting To Win and Hallowed Crown are equal $3.00 favourites. “Scissor Kick should be suited by the small field and out to 1600m is a definite plus. But the…

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Catkins Favourite Again

Smart mare Catkins is poised to make it three straight wins when she tackles the Canterbury Stakes on Saturday. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has opened Catkins at $2.80 for the Randwick Group 1. Nearest to the Chris Waller trained mare is Cosmic Endeavour ($3.40). “Catkins has done the job for punters in her two starts this…

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No Money For The Bunnies

The season proper is now upon us and according to Australian online bookmaker BetEasy, the early money has been for the Warriors ($15) and the Cowboys ($10) to take out the title. But in a somewhat surprising move, the Rabbitohs have had little support to win back to back flags, despite their odds of $6.00….

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Less Is More For Chautauqua

Boom sprinter Chautauqua will carry less weight and currently more money than defending Newmarket champion Lankan Rupee. After Newmarket weights were issued Chautauqua remained solid $3.25 favourite with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au. Lankan Rupee, the $3.75 second favourite, will have to lump 58.5kgs in Saturday week’s Group 1 at Flemington. “Lankan Rupee will have to equal…

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Punters Back The Interest Rate To Decrease In March

More than 60% of the bets, with Australian online bookmaker – BetEasy, have been on the official interest rate to be decreased in March. BetEasy’s odds for rates to remain is $1.45, while $2.30 is on offer for a decrease of between 1 and 25 basis points. A decrease of 26 basis points or more…

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Smerdon Can Turn Pearl Into A Diamond

It’s 30 years since trainer Robert Smerdon trained his first Group 1 winner. Coincidently it was in the 1985 Blue Diamond Stakes with Let’s Get Physical. On Saturday he saddles heavily backed Diamond favourite Fontiton ($2.20). Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au reports little interest from punters in finding anything to beat Fontiton. Second favourite Pride of Dubai…

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Asian Raiders To Takeaway The Championships

Japanese star World Ace headlines a star studded Asian line-up set to tackle The Championships in Sydney. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has bracketed five Asian entries and posted them at $2.25 to win a race over The Championships. World Ace, Dominant, To The World, Tosen Stardom and Real Impact are $2.50 to win two races and…

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