Profound Beauty Firms in 2010 Melbourne Cup Betting after Ballyroan Win

Top rated Irish mare Profound Beauty has firmed in the betting markets open on the 2010 Melbourne Cup after she claimed another decisive win at Leopardstown last week.

Trained by dual Melbourne Cup winning trainer Dermot Weld, seven-year-old Profound Beauty won the Group 3 Ballyroan Stakes (2414m) by an emphatic three lengths ahead of Akzar.

The Ballyroan Stakes victory did no harm to her 2010 Melbourne Cup chances.

Profound Beauty has opened as the $17 fifth elect in the 2010 Melbourne Cup ante-post betting markets at, with her latest win attracting plenty of attention from the punters.

With Profound Beauty’s odds sure to shorten as the spring progresses, now is the best time to lock in the longest odds for the Danehill superstar.

The Group 1 Yorkshire Oaks (2414m) or the Group 1 Irish St Leger (2816m) are next on the agenda for Profound Beauty as she progresses towards making and dominating the 24-horse Melbourne Cup final field this spring.

Top international trainer Dermot Weld will come head-to-head in the 150th Melbourne Cup, run as Race 7 at Flemington on Tuesday November 2, with premier Australian mentor Bart Cummings.

Seeking his 13th Melbourne Cup trophy, two of Cummings’ contingent are leading the early Melbourne Cup betting markets with Faint Perfume and Dariana equal $13 favourites at

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