Everyone in Australia is doing the form for the Melbourne Cup today to find the winner of the big race.
With nearly 50% of money invested on the short priced Melbourne Cup favourite, the Bart Cummings megastar So You Think, it is looming as a grim day for bookmakers. Everywhere you turn you hear his name as the horse to win this year’s Cup.
Comparisons are being drawn between So You Think and the great Phar Lap, who prior to winning his Melbourne Cup won the Cox Plate, Mackinnon Stakes and then the Melbourne Cup. So You Think is rated the best horse to contest the Melbourne Cup in the modern era and that includes the legend Makybe Diva.
So You Think has been dominate this spring racing carnival, winning all 5 starts this preparation. He dominated sectionally in the Mackinnon Stakes, just punishing his rivals and its hard to see anything getting past him.