2015 Doveton Stakes Field & Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

December 3, 2015

2015 Doveton Stakes Field & Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

The bookies have two of the 15 sprinters engaged in this year’s Doveton Stakes 2015, running as the City of Greater Dandenong Stakes, at Sandown Hillside at nearly equal odds for the win with Wild Rain narrowly topping Tuscan Sling in betting.

Wild Rain

Wild Rain is narrow favourite to win the 2015 Doveton Stakes at Sandown-Hillside this weekend in Melbourne. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Set to run as Race 7 at 4:05pm (AEST) on the bumper nine race Saturday card at the Melbourne track, this year’s $120,000 Listed City Of Greater Dandenong Stakes (1000m) is shaping up as a top class summer sprint showdown.

Jumping from barrier six with Stephen Baster aboard on 55kg is Mark Kavanagh’s current $4.60 top fancy and market mover Wild Rain.

The in-form Manhattan Rain mare has run top two in her five most recent runs dating back to June 20 including her Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) second and Caulfield and Adelaide win in the Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) in the winter.

First-up this time in she ran at Flemington on Crown Oaks Day and was beaten under a length by The Quarterback in the Listed Dilmah Tea Stakes (1000m) in the mud before another second on November 21 behind Murt The Flirt in a 1100m clash at Ballarat.

She drops two kilos from the 57kg she carried that day when nosed out of the win and should be thriving over her pet distance on Saturday having won four of her eight 1000m starts to date.

Hot on her heels in the City Of Greater Dandenong Stakes odds at Ladbrokes.com.au paying $4.80, the price Wild Rain originally opened at, is the rails-drawn Tuscan Sling for Melbourne Cup winning trainer Darren Weir.

Apprentice Harry Coffey rides the Danehill Dancer mare in the non-claiming event from barrier one, Tuscan Sling shooting for her first win since success of 955m at Moonee Valley in late September.

She too comes out of a Crown Oaks Day lead-up when seventh but still only 1.5 lengths off the winner Pittsburgh Flyer in the Group 3 G.H. Mumm Stakes (1100m).

Only two other runners are under $10 for the feature Sandown race on Saturday with Reldas ($6) set to get a gun run from gate two with Dwayne Dunn in the saddle and Diamond Oasis ($9) drawn wider in barrier 10 for jockey James Winks to overcome.

Prepared by Robert Smerdon, Testa Rossa gelding Reldas won his opening two starts at Moonee Valley this time in before a last start second behind Malaguerra over 1400m on Emirates Stakes Day.

The five-year-old is dropping notably in distance for the black-type test on Saturday with a win and a second from three previous 1000m runs on his record.

His track record is also solid with two Sandown Hillside victories from three starts before the City Of Greater Dandenong Stakes, which is Reldas’s first stakes assignment to date.

Diamond Oasis meanwhile carries 58.5kg, the second top weight in the race, and the Joe Pride-trained Sydney raider looks to break a winning drought that dates back to March 8 when saluting over 1000m at Canberra over The Monstar with 59.5kg on his back.

His lead-up run was at Rosehill on November 14 when sixth behind Howmuchdoyouloveme, the winner backing up to run third behind Dublin Lass last weekend at the same track in the Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m).

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2015 City Of Greater Dandenong Stakes Odds

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