Motivado Continues Melbourne Cup 2013 Lead-Up in Sydney

May 21, 2013

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

Motivado Continues Melbourne Cup 2013 Lead-Up in Sydney

David Hayes’ talented import Motivado will continue preparations for a shot at the 2013 Melbourne Cup this spring when they race down under for just the third time in Saturday’s $100,000 Listed WJ McKell Cup(2400m) in Sydney.

Motivado

Motivado continues on the 2013 Melbourne Cup path in Sydney this Saturday. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Hayes opted for the black type feature at Royal Randwick over a Benchmark 95 Handicap at Caulfield this weekend for Motivator gelding’s latest run as Motivado continues to prove their potential for the iconic $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November.

“You’ve really got to win black-type races to improve your rating for the Melbourne Cup,” Hayes said.

“He’s already a Group 3 winner so if he can add a Listed race, it will put him ahead of a lot of horses (in the Melbourne Cup ballot order).”

The former English-trained five-year-old made their Australian debut for Hayes in late April in Melbourne with a fifth place finish in an 1800m handicap, improving second-up when scoring a nice three quarter length victory over Shiny Buttons in the Group 3 Queen’s Cup (2500m) at Morphettville on May 11.

One of a number of imports being prepared for the Melbourne Cup 2013 by Hayes, Motivado is sitting around $81 in the pre-nomination Melbourne Cup betting markets led by Puissance De Lune.

Among their possible rivals in the WJ McKell Cup meanwhile are the likes of the Chris Waller-trained Permit, Peter Moody’s Reset four-year-old Vatuvei and recent Lord Mayors Cup third placegetter Strike The Stars.

Looking at the competition Hayes is confident of a good showing from Motivado as they look to improve their rating.

“He’s going to run very well and it’s pretty good effort to get there because he only ran in Adelaide ten days ago and he’s up in Sydney two weeks later,” Hayes said.

To get behind Motivado this weekend or looking further ahead to the spring make sure you have an account open with the country’s premier online bookie – bookmaker.com.au – who will reward you as a first-time depositing player with a bonus bet valued up to a juicy $500 this season!

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

Australia Day Cup Calls for 20...

2018 Gosford Guineas Winner Be...

2018 Gosford Guineas Winner Bella Martini in Tight Finish

The Hawkes Racing-trained Bella Martini held on in a thrilling late finish to...

2018 Kensington Stakes Field &...

2018 Kensington Stakes Field & Odds: Betting Wide Open

It is shaping up as a wide open edition of the Kensington Stakes 2018 at...

2018 Gosford Cup Tips & O...

2018 Gosford Cup Tips & Odds Update

This afternoon’s Gosford Cup 2018 is fast approaching and our insider tips and...

Silent Sedition Set for 2018 C...

Silent Sedition Set for 2018 Coolmore Classic Shot

A second shot at the Coolmore Classic in 2018 is on the autumn agenda for...

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