The Moonee Valley Cox Plate, Saturday’s feature race looks a foregone conclusion, with hot favourite SO YOU THINK ready to show all comers what racing is about. Absolutely donkey-licking the field in the Yalumba Stakes 2000m at Caulfield on October 9 (won by over 3 lengths, and pulling away), SO YOU THINK defends the race he won last year at just his fifth start – and should do this lot easily.
Cox Plate 2010 Video – plus archived footage:
The 2010 Cox Plate field is full of runners showing excellent stats coming into this, and surprises may come from the half of the field that haven’t run this course or distance yet. But, barring any unforeseen accidents (that’s racing), SO YOU THINK, the son of High Chaparral will win the Cox Plate again, and on only his tenth run! This horse looks like a phenomenon in the making. See below the video of SO YOU THINK winning last year’s Cox Plate.
Currently paying around $1.45 for the win bet – I never bet on anything that short, as anything can happen during a race – you would need to get 3 out of 4 winners (75% strike rate) at those odds just to make a 35 cents profit (staking a total of $4, to return $4.35). For my friends that gotta have a tip for Saturday, my best tip is in the Crystal Mile 1600m.
Crystal Mile TIP
Race 4 Crystal Mile 1600m 2.40PM
If you are chasing BIG multiples (Trifecta, Exacta, Quinella, etc) the following races are the one’s to watch:
Saturday 23 October 2010
Morphettville – DEAD Track
Race 7 & 8
Eagle farm – DEAD Track
Race 2 1.52pm – 2yo use breeding
Race 5 3.50pm – 1MW 1500m good for long shots
Race 7 5.19pm – 3yo
Race 8 6.10pm – C6 C,H&G
Eagle Farm will be good if fields stay big.
Moonee Valley – DEAD Track
Race 4 2.40pm CRYSTAL MILE 1600m – Win Only – Rockpecker, Snow Alert
Race 6 4.00pm AAMI VASE 2040m
Race 7 4.40pm AIRWAYS CUP 2500m
Race 9 6.20pm PULSE PHARMACY STAKES 1600m
SO YOU THINK winning 2009 Cox Plate – Video
5. SO YOU THINK 1.60 1.20
1. ZIPPING 2.60
2. WHOBEGOTYOU 2.40
6. SHOOT OUT
Qin 5 – 1 8.40
Exa 5 – 1 9.70
Due 1 – 2 9.50
Tri 5 – 1 – 2 68.90
F4 5 – 1 – 2 – 6 237.40