Four of the 16 three-year-old fillies in Sunday’s 2015 Edward Manifold Stakes field and markets at Flemington Racecourse are currently paying under $10 for the win including the lightly-raced Sacred Eye having just her third career run.
Running as Race 5 at 2:50pm (AEST) at Melbourne’s Turnbull Stakes Day meeting over the long weekend, betting at Ladbrokes.com.au on this year’s $200,000 TAB Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m) is narrowly led by market mover Sacred Eye ($4).
Backed in early from her opening price of $4.60, the progressive David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained daughter of High Chaparral has just her third career start on the weekend and also makes her black-type debut.
She won by over three lengths on September 1 at Geelong on the Synthetic track before a second in a set weights plus penalties race against her own kind over 1400m at Caulfield a fortnight ago.
Winner of that September 19 feature and the next best in betting for Sunday’s rematch, Tony McEvoy’s Adelaide raider Don’t Doubt Mamma pays $4.80 to turn the tables on
Drawn in barrier five, jockey Luke Currie retains the ride on the daughter of Not A Single Doubt who is also high up the all-in markets for a possible short turnaround into the $500,000 Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield Saturday week.
She comes off the 1400m Caulfield win over Sunday’s favourite Sacred Eye and is out over a mile for the first time in the Edward Manifold Stakes that she is tipped to enjoy.
The other two single figure fancies in the latest Edward Manifold Stakes betting markets are Badawiya ($5.50) drawn well in barrier three and Sailing By ($6.50) out in gate 12.
Mick Price’s Al Maher filly Badawiya has had five wins to date for two wins and runs at Flemington for the first time in the Edward Manifold on the back of a Benchmark 64 win over 1400m from September 23 at Pakenham she’s out to repeat in tougher company.
Craig Newitt has the ride on the fellow Price-trained Sailing By, the daughter of Fastnet Rock having run second to 2015 Caulfield Guineas-bound stablemate Tarzino over the Caulfield mile two weeks back.
She has had one previous Flemington run during last year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival when third in the Group 3 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m) and should be better a year on over more distance.
At longer odds but still with genuine claims in the Edward Manifold Stakes are the likes of David Brideoake’s Commands filly Thames Court ($14) coming off a third to Don’t Doubt Mamma, a nicely-bred daughter of Sebring Lazumba ($14) and the Robert Smerdon-trained My Poppette ($16) out to atone for her seventh in Group 2 company at Caulfield last Saturday.
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