Unusual Suspect the Longest-Priced 2012 Melbourne Cup Runner

November 6, 2012

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Unusual Suspect the Longest-Priced 2012 Melbourne Cup Runner

For the very bold 2012 Melbourne Cup punters there is one horse who must be considered, with American import Unusual Suspect the longest-priced runner in the field.

Currently paying $201 with bookmaker.com.au, the nine-year-old only returns for his second crack at Australia’s biggest race.

But can this long-shot roughie produce an upset that would go down in the history books?

Form says no but his race history suggests he is not without a hope, even it is incredibly miniscule.

Since running ninth in last year’s Melbourne Cup, the Michael Kent-trained entire has not finished better than sixth in eight starts.

In four starts this spring, he has been beaten by four lengths or more with his most recent outing a fifth-place finish in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup.

But he is a Group 1 winner in the states and if he can produce his very best form, albeit as a nine-year-old, he gives the roughie punters something to hope for.

If Unusual Suspect doesn’t tickle your fancy and you still want to chase a huge price, Voila Ici ($151) from the stable of leading Australian trainer Peter Moody at least has some recent form on the board.

The former Italian grey is likely to set a hot pace early in the race and he showed his quality earlier this spring when second in the Underwood Stakes (1800m) and fourth in the Turnbull Stakes (200m).

Concerns came when he stepped up into the classy Caulfield Cup field over 2400m where he ran out of gas early before labouring to finish 18 lengths off the winner in last position.

Other big-priced Melbourne Cup runners include the Bart Cummings-trained Precedence ($101) and globetrotting American St Leger winner Jakkalberry ($71).

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