$50k bet placed on At First Sight in Melbourne Cup 2011

One Sportingbet Australia punter clearly thinks At First Sight is the best locally trained hope in the Melbourne Cup placing $50,000 on him at $15.

Sportingbet Australia CEO Michael Sullivan said At First Sight was attracting the most interest outside of the heavily backed Niwot.

“At First Sight is $15 to $13 over the past couple of hours and while there’s nothing like the amount of money we’ve taken on Niwot there has been some strong support,” said Sullivan.

“His overseas form was first class and he’s been given plenty of time to settle in Australia since Lloyd Williams purchased him.”

2011 MELBOURNE CUP

Sportingbet Australia Market

Americain 5.00

Dunaden 8.00

Jukebox Jury 12.00

Lucas Cranach 12.00

Niwot 12.00

At First Sight 13.00

Illo 15.00

Mourayan 16.00

Modun 21.00

Tullamore 21.00

Moyenne Corniche 26.00

Fox Hunt 31.00

Red Cadeaux 31.00

Lost In The Moment 31.00

Drunken Sailor 35.00

Glass Harmonium 35.00

Unusual Suspect 35.00

Precedence 35.00

Manighar 41.00

Shamrocker 51.00

Hawk Island 101.00

Saptapadi 101.00

The Verminator 126.00

Older Than Time 151.00

31 Oct 2011


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