It’s A Dundeel $1.25 in 2013 Australian Derby Betting Market

April 10, 2013

It’s A Dundeel $1.25 in 2013 Australian Derby Betting Market

It's A Dundeel is an odds-on favourite in the Australian Derby. Photo: Steve Hart.

He’s not quite at Black Caviar odds but classy New Zealand colt It’s A Dundeel is considered close to a “good thing” in the market for the Group 1 2013 Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

The Murray Baker-trained triple Group 1 winner is at $1.25 at bookmaker.com.au as he attempts to claim the third leg of Sydney’s 3YO triple crown.

A son of High Chaparral, It’s A Dundeel has been a dominant performer so far this autumn, easily claiming both the Randwick and Rosehill Guineas.

The only minor query over his chances is the distance. It’s A Dundeel has only stepped up past 2000m once and he was a well-beaten seventh in the Victoria Derby (2500m).

Baker’s son Bjorn, who looks after It’s A Dundeel at his Warwick Farm stables for his New Zealand-based father, admits he is not quite sure whether the talented colt is a genuine 2400m horse.

“There is some debate over the distance and whether he is better at a mile to 2000 metres,” Baker told AAP.

“The instructions to James McDonald will be to keep out of trouble. It’s all up to him.”

Second favourite at $7 and the only other runner under double figures is Victoria colt Philippi.

The Michael Kent-trained son of Host is backing up seven days after powering to a strong victory in the Group 2 Tulloch Stakes.

Tulloch Stakes second Hippopus is expected to set the pace in the Derby as is considered a $15 chance.

At $17 is fellow Victorian colt Hvasstan who beat Philippi to win the Group 2 Alister Clark Stakes last month but struggled to finish seventh in the Rosehill Guineas.

Others in the Derby market include Philippi’s stablemate High Shot ($31), Darley-owned colt Solemn ($34), Tulloch Stakes fifth Gerontius ($41) and John O’Shea’s Kingdoms ($51).

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