Americain remians favourite after Melbourne Cup barrier draw

Americain still heads Sportingbet Australia’s Melbourne Cup market after drawing barrier 15.

Sportingbet Australia CEO Michael Sullivan said the wide barrier was likely to have little impact on the favourite.

“You’d think he gets back and settles into the race anyway,” said Sullivan.

“He’s the proven horse over the two miles at Flemington and still shapes as the one to beat.”

The big shorteners after Derby Day were Niwot ($101 to $17), Mourayan ($31 to $16), Glass Harmonium ($61 into $41).

2011 MELBOURNE CUP (Field Order)

Sportingbet Australia Market

Americain 4.60

Jukebox Jury 11.00

Dunaden 7.50

Drunken Sailor 35.00

Glass Harmonium 51.00

Manighar 41.00

Unusual Suspect 31.00

Fox Hunt 31.00

Lucas Cranach 10.00

Mourayan 16.00

Precedence 35.00

Red Cadeaux 31.00

Hawk Island 101.00

Illo 15.00

Lost In The Moment 35.00

Modun 21.00

At First Sight 15.00

Moyenne Corniche 35.00

Saptapadi 101.00

Shamrocker 51.00

The Verminator 126.00

Tullamore 18.00

Niwot 17.00

Older Than Time 151.00

29 Oct 2011


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