Spring Champion Stakes 2014 Odds Update

This afternoon at Royal Randwick the last Group 1 race of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival takes place with the 2014 Spring Champion Stakes taking centre stage.

First Seal

First Seal is drifting in 2014 Spring Champion Stakes betting for this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are nine three-year-olds engaged in this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) with no current scratchings from the set weights clash that is due to run as Randwick Race 6 at 4:10pm (local).

Easing out in the markets is the former odds-on favourite First Seal, John Thompson’s Flight Stakes winning filly out from $1.85 to $2.10 and now representing better value at Ladbrokes.com.au.

She won the Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes two back over Winx and Blue Diamond winner Earthquake, and then last Saturday thrived over this track when stepped up to Group 1 company and the mile for the Flight Stakes.

She won that by a big three lengths, once again defeating Winx, but must now bring that brilliance to a 2000m race against the boys.

While she was previously the one the punters were coming for, the money is now on her 2014 Victoria Derby-bound rival Sweynesse who has firmed in from $3.50 to $2.90.

An undefeated son of Lonhro, the four time winning colt comes into the Group 1 on the back of two Group 3 wins in Sydney including the Gloaming Stakes over 1800m at Rosehill last time out that he won by a length.

There is just one other single figure hope in the Spring Champion odds with Panzer Division out from $6.50 to $7.50.

Drawn in the outside barrier nine, the Paul Messara-trained son of Redoute’s Choice beat home Shooting To Win in the Group 3 Ming Dynasty Quality (1400m) two back before a fifth in Group 1 company back at the track on September 20 in the George Main Stakes up over the mile.

Two other hopes sit under $20 in the markets then with last Saturday’s Dulcify Quality winner Hampton Court ($15 out to $16) and Valentia ($16 out to $17) coming off a Stan Fox Stakes third – both representing Gai Waterhouse.

See below for the latest Spring Champion Stakes 2014 betting odds, open online now at Ladbrokes.com.au where you can enjoy up to $500 in bonus bets this season!

2014 Spring Champion Stakes Betting

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