Epsom Handicap 2012 Odds Update – Punters Come for Fat Al

October 6, 2012

DEPOSIT $100 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with

$200

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get

$75

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Epsom Handicap 2012 Odds Update – Punters Come for Fat Al

Today the racing action at Royal Randwick will be headlined by the 2012 Epsom Handicap at 4:00pm and the punters are starting to come hard and fast for the Gai Waterhouse-trained favourite Fat Al.

Ambidexter

Ambidexter is one of the notable 2012 Epsom Handicap betting market movers

Set to run as Randwick Race 7 the $500,000 Group 1 The Star Epsom (1600m) features a field of 15 genuine Group 1 horses with untapped Al Maher four-year-old Fat Al dominating the markets since betting opened at bookmaker.com.au.

A dual Group 3 winner at the track back in April, including the Carbine Club Stakes over the mile, Fat Al has had three runs this time in running second and third respectively to fellow Epsom rivals Ambidexter and Rolling Pin in the Group 2 Theo Marks Spring (1400m) and Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill.

They come back from 58kg last Saturday to just 52kg in the weights today and this combined with their fitness and stepping up to the mile all work in their favour.

The punters and bookies agree and Fat Al has been heavily backed in the Epsom Handicap odds firming in from $4.80 to $4.40.

The other early Epsom Handicap betting market mover is then the Peter Snowden-trained Ambidexter who defeated Fat Al by a long neck in the Theo Marks.

Amibdexter, who ran a good fourth at this track and distance behind Mosheen in the Group 1 Randwick Guineas in the autumn, is also a 52kg lightweight today = the Commands four-year-old looking to prove their Theo Marks success was no fluke.

There has also been a tickle for Said Com into $15 from $17, the longest priced of Chris Waller’s Epsom trio having run a good second in the Randwick Guineas here back in March.

Another big market mover at juicer odds is then Fat Al’s stablemate Kontiki Park who has come in from $21 to $17 to score an upset Epsom Handicap result.

The Thorn Park seven-year-old has been in mixed form this time in, their most recent effort being a sixth in the Cameron Handicap.

They do however have an outstanding record over the mile running top two in all six of their starts over the distance making them an excellent Place Bet to make at bookmaker.com.au.

The other double-figure chance that has been well supported in the Epsom markets is then Lightinthenite in from $21 to $14, the John O’Shea-trained Galileo gelding who has an excellent winning strike rate of 45.45%, the second best in this field behind Fat Al.

The odds on a number of the other top fancies in the Epsom markets meanwhile have eased out with eye-catching George Main Stakes runner-up Rangirangdoo ($7.50 out to $8.50) and defending Epsom Handicap winner Secret Admirer ($7.50 out to $9) the most notable drifters.

Check out the full Epsom Handicap 2012 betting fluctuations, as well as the market moves for all of today’s Randwick races, online at bookmaker.com.au who always report price flucs to their punters so you know where the money is at before you place your bets at the country’s best bookie.

2012 Epsom Handicap Betting Market Moves

  • #1 Shoot Out – Steady at $5.50
  • #2 Rangirangdoo – $7.50 out to $8.50
  • #3 Secret Admirer – $7.50 out to $9
  • #4 Monton – Steady at $61
  • #5 Yosei – $15 out to $17
  • #6 Ambidexter – $7.50 into $7
  • #7 Rolling Pin – Steady at $26
  • #8 Fat Al – $4.80 into $4.40
  • #9 Kontiki Park – $21 into $17
  • #10 Somepin Anypin – Steady at $26
  • #11 Wild And Proud – $17 out to $26
  • #12 Tagus – Steady at $51
  • #13 Said Com – $17 into $15
  • #14 Lightinthenite – $21 into $14
  • #15 Gangster’s Choice – $61 out to $81

*All odds quoted are Fixed Win from bookmaker.com.au and subject to change

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Super Cash Chases Robert Sangs...

Gosford Cup 2018 Betting: Sing...

Gosford Cup 2018 Betting: Singing Firming Favourite

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees saddles-up two stayers in Thursday’s feature race...

2018 Newmarket Handicap Second...

2018 Newmarket Handicap Second-Up for Merchant Navy

Coolmore Stud Stakes winning colt Merchant Navy will take on the older...

2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes F...

2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes First-Up for Mighty Boss

Mick Price’s shock Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss will chase the 2018...

Royal Ascot Option for 2018 Qu...

Royal Ascot Option for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Winx

The world’s best mare Winx will be “on the plane” to England for a Royal Ascot...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field