Don’t Overlook Moyenne Corniche In 2011 Melbourne Cup

October 30, 2011

Don’t Overlook Moyenne Corniche In 2011 Melbourne Cup

After his first up run in Australia Moyenne Corniche was considered a bit of a prospect for the 2011 Melbourne Cup but since then the horses support appears to have dropped off.

It’s hard to see why given the form from that race has stacked up and there have been no problems with his preparation since according to all reports from his stable.

Still though you can pick up a massive $26 fixed price for Moyenne Corniche with online bookmaker Luxbet making him fantastic value.

What’s more if you join right now it’ll only cost you $25 to put $100 on the nose!

All you have to do is head across to Luxbet and put in the code 100BONUSBET.

That’ll get you in on the one time offer giving punters a $100 FREE bet for their $25 first deposit!


You could do a lot worse than using that free bet on Moyenne Corniche, a European import for trainer Brian Ellison.

He arrived in Australian after winning the Ebor Handicap by a length, ironically he started that race at $26 as well.

He was to have one run in Australia before the Melbourne Cup, the Herbert Power Stakes on October 8.

He wasn’t fully fit and not given much of a hope but he produced plenty more than expected from his, yet again, $26 quote.

After getting back deep in the field he was blocked for a run nearly all the way up the straight before finally getting out and flying the final 200m.

It was good enough to take him from 10th to third and on the surface it appears a fantastic Cup trial.

Take into consideration the fitness he’ll take from it and that fact he drops a full 5kg for the Cup and Moyenne Corniche is surely a big shot for the 2011 Melbourne Cup.


#18 Moyenne Corniche – Horse Profile

  • Jockey: Brett Prebble
  • Trainer: Brian Ellison
  • Owners: D Gilbert, M Lawrence, A Bruce
  • Age: 7YO
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: by Selkirk out of Miss Corniche
  • Career: 26:2-6-4
  • Prize Money: $319,379
  • Track: 0-0-0-0
  • Distance: 1-0-0-0
  • Current Melbourne Cup Odds: $26 @ Luxbet

Why Moyenne Corniche Can Win The 2011 Melbourne Cup

  • With no luck in the Herbert Power he still flashed home late
  • Massive drop in weight, 5kg taken off his back
  • Has won over 2800m and run two miles previously
  • Can handle being in big fields

Why Moyenne Corniche Can’t Win The 2011 Melbourne Cup

  • Only two wins from 26 career starts
  • Needs a huge amount of luck with his running pattern
  • Could be buried early form gate 17
  • Might not have the class of some of these

Moyenne Corniche is a really interesting prospect for the 201 Melbourne Cup and looks like a genuine each way chance at big odds.

Once people start to cotton on to him we expect those odds to be wound in so do yourself a favour and get a piece of him now.

Remember that if you join Luxbet now in under five minutes you could have yourself a $100 free bet that only cost you $25!

Just use that code 100BONUSBET and you’ll be one your way with Australia’s leading bookie!

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