Sunday, August 8, 2004
POWERSCOURT 9-2 FOR ARLINGTON MILLION
Coral today opened betting on next Saturday's Arlington Million and make Powerscourt from Ireland and Epalo from Germany their 9-2 co-second favourites along with Senor Swinger. Leading US turf performer Kicken Kris heads the betting at 7-2.
The Godolphin-owned Vespone is a 6-1 chance and Magistretti is 9-1.
** Arlington Million
7-2 Kicken Kris, 9-2 Powerscourt, Senor Swinger, Epalo, 6-1 Sabiango, Vespone, 9-1 Magistretti, 16-1 Vangelis
DETTORI CUT TO 6-4 FOR TITLE AFTER DOUBLE
Frankie Dettori is 6-4 second favourite from 15-8 with Coral to be crowned Champion Jockey after riding a double at Windsor this afternoon.
Kieren Fallon remains favourite with Coral to retain his title but is 4-5 from 4-6 after riding in Ireland today.
"Everyone wants to be with Dettori and we haven't seen a penny for Fallon since Goodwood", said Simon Clare, Coral Spokesman.
** Jockey's Title
4-5 Fallon, 6-4 Dettori, 7-1 Sanders, 14-1 Holland
DAMSON CUT TO 14-1 FOR 1000 GUINEAS BY CORAL
Damson was this afternoon cut to 14-1 favourite from 16-1 for next year's 1000 Guineas by Coral following a workmanlike success in the Group 1 Phoenix Stakes at The Curragh.
"Whilst Damson was not overly impressive in victory, she was beating colts today, remains unbeaten and deserves her position as market leader for the 1000 Guineas", said Simon Clare, Coral Spokesman.
14-1 Damson, 20-1 Divine Proportions, Quickfire, 25-1 Intriguing, Shohrah, Whazzat, Mona Lisa, 33-1 Drama, Jewel In The Sand, Salsa Brava, Soar
10-1 Shamardal, 20-1 Oude, Echo Of Light, Iceman, Layman, 25-1 Belenus, Dubawi, 33-1 Montgomery's Arch, Democratic Deficit, Leo's Lucky Star, Librettist, Perfectperformance, 40-1 Brecon Beacon, Russian Blue, Captain Hurricane, Council Member, Oratorio
MEDIA PUZZLE INSTALLED 12-1 FAVOURITE FOR MELBOURNE CUP BY CORAL
Coral today opened betting on The Melbourne Cup and installed Media Puzzle as the 12-1 favourite following his encouraging reappearance at The Curragh this afternoon.
The Dermot Weld-trained contender won the race in 2002 and was not beaten far today over an inadequate trip in the Group 2 Royal Whip Stakes.
In other market moves, Somnus was cut to 4-1 clear favourite from 8-1 for the Stanleybet Sprint Cup following his success at Deauville this afternoon. Whipper was cut to 10-1 from 16-1 and Ashdown Express is 10-1 from 14-1.
In The Breeders’ Cup Classic, Roses In May was given an 8-1 quote after he won the Grade 1 Whitney Handicap on Saturday.
In The Nunthorpe Stake,s Balmont is 9-1 from 12-1 after a sizeable ante post gamble this morning.
** Melbourne Cup
12-1 Media Puzzle, 14-1 Makybe Diva, Wild Iris, Distinction, Papineau, 20-1 Darasim, Hug's Dancer, Zagalia, Royal Secret, Special Harmony, Vinnie Roe, Zingam, 25-1 Humanity, Elvstroem,Braeloch, Manawa King, 33-1 Mummify, She's Archie, Desert War, Pentastic, Songlark, Wunderwood, Fantastic Love, Strasbourg, In Time's Eye, 40-1 Romany Prince, Crocodile Dundee,
**Stanleybet Sprint Cup
4-1 Somnus, 5-1 Frizzante, 10-1 Ashdown Express, Airwave, Patavellian, Whipper, 11-1 Avonbridge, 12-1 Byron, Fayr Jag, Tante Rose, 14-1 Balmont, Pastoral Pursuits, Royal Millennium, 16-1 Monsieur Bond,Crystal Castle,
**Breeders’ Cup Classic
5-2 Pleasantly Perfect, 6-1 Bago, 8-1 Roses in May, Candy Ride, Southern Image, 12-1 Rock Hard Ten, 14-1 Birdstone, 16-1 Peace Rules, Choctaw Nation, Lion Heart, Tizbud, The Cliff's Edge, 20-1 Grand Hombre, Dynever, 25-1 Total Impact, Medallist, Bowman's Band, 33-1 Sarava, Seattle Fitz, Newfoundland,
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