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2016 Sydney Cup Tips and Betting Preview

Eleven stayers will line up for the 2016 Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this weekend; figuring as a particularly interesting race from a betting standpoint offering plenty of value to punters.

Almoonqith is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday's Group 1 Sydney Cup at Royal Randwick. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Almoonqith is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s Group 1 Sydney Cup at Royal Randwick. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A proven performer at the class and distance, Who Shot Thebarman has continued to firm noticeably in 2016 Sydney Cup betting markets at Ladbrokes.com.au this week and currently rests as $3.40 favourite ahead of Grand Marshal and Libran; tied on the second line at $4.20 quotes.

Will Who Shot Thebarman justify favouritism and win the 2016 Sydney Cup or will one of his talented rivals post an upset?

1st

Almoonqith ($9)

Almoonqith is a black type winner at two miles, is sure to have taken plenty of benefit from his most recent run and has been confirmed to be partnered by leading hoop Hugh Bowman in the 2016 Sydney Cup. Posting a number of commendable results for David Hayes and Tom Dabernig upon arriving in Australia in 2015, the Dynaformer entire won the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) with a particularly commanding performance on October 21st and ended his campaign with a comfortable win in the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m). Having produced a big turn of foot to finish sixth in the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) a fortnight ago, Almoonqith will relish a return to two miles on Saturday and will line up in peak order.

2nd

Libran ($4.20)

Libran has undoubtedly been the standout stayer of the 2016 Autumn Carnival so-far, but may find a one week back-up from his win in the Group 2 Chairman’s Handicap (2600m) last weekend slightly difficult. Running on for a credible fourth in the Listed Parramatta Cup (1900m) on February 20th, the Lawman gelding produced a big effort to take out the Listed Randwick City Stakes (2000m) a fortnight later; repeating the dose in the Group 3 NE Manion Cup (2400m) in his only other start prior to the Chairman’s Handicap.

3rd

Who Shot Thebaman ($3.40)

Who Shot Thebarman is far too consistent, particularly at the distance to be ruled out of calculations in the 2016 Sydney Cup and is a leading chance of a top three finish in the staying feature. A Group 1 winner having taken out the 2014 edition of the Auckland Cup (3200m), the Yamanin Vital gelding capped his 2015 campaign with a dominant display to win the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) by seven lengths. Requiring a couple of runs to find form this time, Who Shot Thebarman ran third in the Group 3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) on March 12th before finishing an agonizingly-close second in The BMW last start.

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