Hawk Island Is No $100 Chance In 2011 Melbourne Cup

October 31, 2011

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Hawk Island Is No $100 Chance In 2011 Melbourne Cup

At 100 to 1 he’s far from the most fancied runner in the 2011 Melbourne Cup but Hawk Island is the type of horse that can never be written off.

If those odds sound like overs to you (as they do to us) then make sure you get a piece of them quickly with online bookmaker Luxbet.

They are being extremely risky with Hawk Island and you can still bag $101 for the win and a crazy $26 for the place.

Hawk Island

Write off Hawk Island for the 2011 Melbourne Cup at your own peril

It’s the perfect bet to make if you claim the $100 free bet offer they currently have.

All you need to do is register an account using the code 100BONUSBET and with a $25 deposit you’ll score a free bet worth $100.

If you put that on Hawk Island and he managed to salute, that’ s staggering $10,000 windfall from just $25!!!

On the surface you might find it ludicrous but the fact is Hawk Island comes into this with more claims than a fair few shorter than him in the market.

He’s a genuine stayer with solid black type form and he’s fit enough to make an impact.

Just two starts back Hawk Island ran second at Group 1 level in The Metropolitan after finishing runner up at Group 2 level in the Hill Stakes before that.

His last start was disappointing when 13th in the Caulfield Cup however he had excuses after being trapped three wide throughout.

On paper the 3200m trip looks a question as he’s run it once for no result but the reality is very different.

Hawk Island was travelling superbly on the turn in the Sydney cup before a horse fell in front of him and brought him to the ground.

The big difference that day was the weather , and that’s where his main issue lies.

Hawk Island loves it wet, in fact a heavy 10 would be his best result in the Melbourne Cup.

Unfortunately that’s not going to happen though and it appears a dead track is as good as it will get.

He has won on both dead and good tracks before but certainly not anywhere near this class.

Still though, he will be primed by trainer Chris Waller as along with The Verminator this is his first time in the Melbourne Cup,.

#13 Hawk Island – Horse Profile

  • Jockey: Glyn Schofield
  • Trainer: Chris Waller
  • Owners: K Hunt
  • Age: 7YO
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: by Hawk Wing out of Crimphill
  • Career: 40:10-8-2
  • Prize Money: $785,147
  • Track: 0-0-0-0
  • Distance: 1-0-0-0
  • Current Melbourne Cup Odds: $101 @ Luxbet

Why Hawk Island Can Win The 2011 Melbourne Cup

  • Looks like staying the full 3200m trip on Sydney Cup form
  • Had excuses last start, good form before that
  • Drops weight to 53kg with Schofield in the saddle
  • Impressive win / place rate for a stayer

Why Hawk Island Can’t Win The 2011 Melbourne Cup

  • Track rating, desperate for rain
  • Was outclassed in the Caulfield Cup
  • Another very tricky affair from gate 18 (no horse has ever won from there)
  • Waller quoted as saying he’s only aiming for a top ten finish

 

While Waller says in public he’d be happy with a top ten finish you know for a fact this isn’t the type of race he’s just going to lie down for, especially with Glyn Schofield in the saddle.

He’ll run the trip, he’s fit, he’s as honest as the day is long and he’s simply over the odds with Luxbet.

Pull them up on it and register an account with them today making sure to remember that code 100BONUSBET for your free $100 bet for just making a $25 deposit!

Even if you just took Hawk Island to place that’s a huge $2600 potentially coming your way!

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