Melbourne Cup Favourite Tops 2013 P.B. Lawrence Stakes Odds

August 15, 2013

Melbourne Cup Favourite Tops 2013 P.B. Lawrence Stakes Odds

They are topping the pre-nomination betting markets for the ‘race that stops a nation’ and now the Darren Weir-trained Ballarat stayer Puissance De Lune is also the punters’ pick for their first-up run in the P.B. Lawrence Stakes 2013 on the weekend.

Second Effort

Reigning winner Second Effort is second fancy in Saturday's 2013 PB Lawrence Stakes odds. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Running as Caulfield Race 6 on Saturday this year’s $220,000 Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m) is shaping up as one of the most anticipated in years as it will host the returning run of Shamardal grey Puissance De Lune.

The five-year-old sits top of the PB Lawrence Stakes odds at a short $2.40 having been in top form during last year’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

They won the Listed Bendigo Cup (eight lengths) and the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (five lengths) that prep earning their spot as the Melbourne Cup top fancy before coming back for a one run autumn campaign.

In that start they shared victory in a dead heat for first with Budriguez in the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on March 9.

While they have been out of action since due to bone chips that had to be removed from their knee, Weir has been bullish over their return following the horse’s nice lead-up work.

Jockey Glen Boss is also sure he’s on the right horse for the Lawrence and the big one on the first Tuesday of November having declared Puissance De Lune the 2013 Melbourne Cup winner after partnering with them last season.

There are then four other P.B. Lawrence Stakes hopes under $10 in the markets with:

  • #1 Second Effort ($4.80) – Clinton McDonald’s evergreen Mossman seven-year-old is back to defend their title having taken this race out 12 months ago, come off the right form to do so too with a first-up third in the Monash and a last start win in the Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes, right track, right distance, right time, wrong rival in Puissance De Lune?
  • #2 Launay ($7) – Runner-up to Second Effort first-up in the Bletchingly, Peter Snowden’s fellow seven-year-old veteran is also doing everything right and showing little sign of slowing down, will take improvement off that first run and going up to the 1400m will be very competitive, winner over the distance in the Listed TAB Stakes at Flemington in March and will relishing getting back up to it
  • #9 Ajeeb ($9) – Progressive Al Maher four-year-old was seventh in the Australian Guineas in their first look at a black type and a mile during the autumn, since then have won back-to-back in July over 1300m and 1400m most recently over this track and distance from a wide gate with Craig Newitt aboard, get Stephen Baster and gate three on Saturday
  • #5 Under The Sun ($9.50) – No Excuse Needed five-year-old from the stables of Gai Waterhouse, has really good Sydney form around this type of class and distance including a three and a half length Listed Winter Stakes (1400m) win in July, need the sting out of the ground however so will be hoping for some rain and also haven’t run in Melbourne since November of 2011

Following closely at double figures are then the likes of recent Sir John Monash Stakes winner Pago Rock ($10) and the Peter Moody-trained Adelaide Guineas champ High Esteem ($15) resuming here in open company.

Below you’ll find the latest fixed win prices on the big one in Melbourne on the weekend, odds you can lock in now at our preferred online bookie

Don’t have a account? Sign-up now and be instantly rewarded with a welcome bonus bet valued at 100 percent of your first deposit up to $500 simply by using the code BONUSBET!

2013 P.B. Lawrence Stakes Odds

Caulfield Race 6 – 3:20pm (AEST) – 17/10/2013

# Horse (Barrier) Odds*
1 SECOND EFFORT (4) 4.80
2 LAUNAY (1) 7.00
3 UNDER THE EIFFEL (8) 26.00
5 UNDER THE SUN (9) 9.50
6 PAGO ROCK (5) 10.00
7 BIANMICK (2) 151.00
8 HIGH ESTEEM (6) 15.00
9 AJEEB (3) 9.00

*Fixed Win odds provided by 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

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbou...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feat...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feature Redzel

Inaugural champion Redzel has officially secured his position in the 2018 The...

2018 The Everest Field Takes S...

2018 The Everest Field Takes Shape: In Her Time Confirmed

She missed out on a shot at the world’s richest race on turf last spring but...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 The Everest Slot for Aquis

The first official slot in The Everest 2018 field has been confirmed with...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC Oaks Bid

Ben Smith’s ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winning filly El Dorado Dreaming is in...

Horse Racing Today

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting U...

Baker snug about Champagne Cud...

Baker snug about Champagne Cuddles chances in 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Trainer Bjorn Baker is snug about the chances of his three year old filly...

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 ...

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 Queensland Oaks: Waller has 5

A capacity field of sixteen fillies will line up in the 2018 Group 1 $500,000...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Final fie...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Final field: English draws barrier 1

Rejuvenated Group 1 performer English has drawn barrier one in the final field...

BRC Sires’ Produce Stake...

BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes nominations: Waller’s trio top 3 in betting

The Chris Waller trained two year ods  The Autumn Sun, Zousain and Lean Mean...

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