2013 Black Caviar Lightning Betting – Without the Great Mare

It’s fair to assume that Australia’s sprinting queen Black Caviar is just about a “good thing” in the Group 1 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth having a flutter.

Taking Black Caviar out of the running, Moment Of Change is one of the top Lightning Stakes chances. Photo: Racehorse Photos Australia.

You might not to be too keen in jumping into the $1.06 short price on offer for the equine superstar but you probably don’t want to back another horse to beat her.

Don’t worry, as bookmaker.com.au have a market to add some betting excitement to the race. You can get involved in all the Black Caviar Lightning action by backing a winner in the Lightning Stakes “without Black Caviar” market.

Slight favourite is the race’s only three-year-old, with Shamexpress ($2.45) just in front of Moment Of Change ($2.60).

Shamexpress was a comfortable winner first-up at Moonee Valley on the back of a spring campaign where he finished third in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes.

Black Caviar’s stablemate Moment Of Change is the only other Group 1 winner in the field, having taken out the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes in late September.

A genuine galloper of the future, the four-year-old has won five of nine starts and recorded three minor placings.

Occupying the third line of betting is First Command ($7) who has won two of his past three starts and is coming off a third-place finish in the Listed Adams Stakes.

The only other runner to fall under double figures is Golden Archer ($8) who is another stablemate of Black Caviar.

A genuine speedster, Golden Archer has won eight of 17 starts including five times at stakes level.

Satin Shoes ($12) may have struggled over 1200m in the Patinack Farm Classic in her final spring start but is likely to be more suited to 1000m and was a dual Group 2 placegetter in the spring.

Also in the market are Go The Knuckle ($21) and Spirit Cent ($101).

The countdown to Black Caviar Day is nearly over, so ensure you are getting great odds on the bumper Flemington card by betting at bookmaker.com.au.

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