Cummings Favourite To Win The 2010 Melbourne Cup & Other Spring Features

August 7th, 2010

The Spring Racing Carnival season is off and running in Australia after the anticipation surrounding the feature races upped a few notches when the nominations were revealed, and now early market odds are available too!

With the 2010 Melbourne Cup marking the 150th birthday of Australia’s greatest race, there is no time to waste in getting online and making the most of the lucrative early market odds.

Leading the way for the Melbourne Cup betting is the Bart Cummings duo of Dariana and Faint Perfume, both at $13 with

Cummings has 12 entrants among the 253 worldwide stayers nominated, and could be a strong punt as Cummings tends to produce world-stopping racers.

There is a lot of hype surrounding Japanese champion Jaguar Mail, and the Group One Tenno Sho winner is at $15 to add the 2010 Melbourne Cup prize to his bow.

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Shocking is heading back to the Moonee Valley Racecourse as another strong contender at $16, and if the Mark Kavanagh-trained favourite has truly overcome his injury from earlier in the year would pay well.

Other early market odds released at were for two other spring features – the 2010 Cox Plate and the 2010 Caulfield Cup.

Cummings is dominating the spring action, as he has the 2009 Cox Plate winner So You Think favourite to claim a consecutive Cox Plate win at $11 with

The champion trainer is also topping the market for the 2010 Caulfield Cup with the Shamardal mare Faint Perfume at $11 for the honours.

Remember these early market odds are as lucrative as they will get, so don’t wait until closer to the jump as they will only shorten. Make the most of the market now with – it only takes a couple of minutes to register and then all the action at the Spring Racing Carnival this year will be accessible by the simple click of a button.