Vain Stakes 2016 Betting: Russian Revolution Firm Favourite

August 11, 2016

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Vain Stakes 2016 Betting: Russian Revolution Firm Favourite

Russian Revolution is the firming favourite in 2016 Vain Stakes betting at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend despite the race being the Plan B option for the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained colt.

Russian Revolution

Russian Revolution is the short-priced favourite to win his Melbourne debut in Caulfield’s 2016 Vain Stakes on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as Caulfield Race 5 at 2:40pm (AEST), this year’s $150,000 Group 3 KS Environmental Vain Stakes (1100m) features a field of 10 three-year-old colts and geldings.

It will be the first Melbourne run for Team Snowden’s undefeated son of Snitzel who was originally down to run at home in Sydney’s Group 3 San Domenico Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens.

The wet-track related scratching of his star stablemate Capitalist from the Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) last weekend however saw a change of plans, the Golden Slipper winner running in the San Domenico while Russian Revolution is sent south to avoid a clash with the stable’s champion youngster.

He may be untested the Victorian way of racing and yet to step out in stakes’ class, but the bookies are taking no chances with Russian Revolution who sits firmly at the top of the Vain Stakes odds at Ladbrokes.com.au.

The galloper, who could return to Melbourne on October 8 for a shot at the $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) later in the spring, pays $2.40 (in from $2.80) to win his third race from as many starts.

Three other runners are also under $10 in the Vain Stakes betting markets including the $4.40 second elect Artie Dee Two who is also undefeated with a two-from-two record heading into the early Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival lead-up.

Due to get the inside run from barrier one with Harry Coffey in the saddle, Darren Weir’s Artie Schiller colt was last seen winning over 1200m at Moonee Valley leading into this first Caulfield assignment.

The other single-figure fancies are the David & Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig-trained Highland Beat ($9) and Hardham ($9) for local horseman Mick Price.

Highland Beat jumps from gate three with Craig Williams in the saddle of the resuming Exceed And Excel colt who was last seen running second in the Listed Redoute’s Choice Stakes (1200m) at the track on April 30.

Hardham meanwhile has just his second career start, Damien Oliver jumping on the son of Redoute’s Choice who won on debut back in March at Pakenham with Luke Nolen in the saddle.

At more generous prices for an upset Vain Stakes result include the likes of the Clinton McDonald-trained Sebring colt Revolving Door ($10) last seen running third in the Group VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Flemington in the autumn and Lindsay Park’s other runner Valliano ($11) who is a dual winner at the track.

Check out the full Vain Stakes 2016 betting odds below, fixed win prices provided by Ladbrokes.com.au who are matching the first deposits of new players dollar for dollar up to $500 with use of the code BETBONUS this season!

2016 Vain Stakes Odds

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