The 2014 Australia Day Cup is the feature race at Royal Randwick tomorrow and it set to be a very open race.
Although there are only seven horses in the field, the betting market for the Listed event is very competitive and there is plenty of value available for a number of talented stayers.
Our horse racing experts have analysed the complete 2014 Australia Day Cup form guide and betting facts to come up with our tips for the open race!
1st. I’m Imposing ($6.50)
There is very little separating the leading chances in the 2014 Australia Day Cup, but at his current quote of $6.50 I’m Imposing represents excellent value. I’m Imposing raced well during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival, finishing second in the Group 3 Colin Stephen Handicap (2400m), and upset Travolta to win the Group 3 Summer Cup (2000m) Royal Randwick on Boxing Day. The Danehill Dancer gelding worked home strongly after botching the start in the Listed Gosford Cup (2100m) and meets the majority of the leading chances better in the weights tomorrow.
2. Midsummer Sun ($6)
Midsummer Sun is another imported stayer that represents excellent value at his current quote. Trainer Sam Kavanagh believes that he has discovered the key to the son of Monsun and he won the Gosford Cup in impressive fashion. He has failed to fire over 2400 metres since arriving in Australia, but performed well over the trip in the United Kingdom and represents a solid each-way bet at his current quote.
3. Travolta ($3.20)
Travolta is the horse to beat in the 2014 Australia Day Cup, according to punters, but his current odds are a touch skinny. He returned to the winners stall with an impressive win in the Listed ATC Cup (2000m), but has found ways to get beaten in the Summer Cup and Listed Tattersalls Club Cup (2400m). This is the strongest field that he has faced this preparation and he will need to be at his very best.
Whether you want to back I’m Imposing or your own selection you can find the best 2014 Australia Day Cup odds at Ladbrokes.com.au.
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