Early movers for New Zealand Cup day
R1 - Breenys Cullen $13.00 - $11.00 is the best backed on the win 'book' over Trouble Giero $9.80 - $9.00. Lavros Jack $2.90 leads multi betting over Trouble Giero.
Largest bets of $1,000 at $11.00 on Breenys Cullen & $1,000 at $9.80 on Trouble Giero.
R2 - Conway Beach $4.20 - $4.00 is best backed on the win 'book' over Major Shard $2.40 with that runner just leading multi betting over the former runner.
R3 - A quiet win 'book' early with Alderback $3.990 leading multi betting over Donsmedad $3.10.
R4 - Thefixer is a short priced favourite at $1.30 but that hasn't stopped punters from anchoring him in this race for their multi bets.
R5 - Gupta's Cullen $9.20 - $8.00 & Goodlookin Chick $19.00 - $13.00 are the best backed runners early with the former runner just leading multi betting over Real Torque the $3.90 favourite. Largest bets $1,000 at $9.20 Gupta's Cullen & $600 at $19.00 Goodlookin Chick.
R6 - Marcoola $6.50 - $4.50 leads win betting over Ronald J $3.20 - $3.40 with the $2.80 favourite Great Things Happen leading multi betting.
R7 - American Brave took a $400 bet at $51.00 & is now into $21.00. Spankem $2.40 just leads multi betting over stablemate Chase Auckland $2.90.
R8 - The Dorchester $1.90 easily leads multi betting over Ashley Lopez $2.30.
R9 - Hail Christian $8.00 & Ana Malak $10.00 - $9.00 lead win betting with Anthem $2.80 leading multi betting over the stablemate Funatthebeach $2.60.
R10 - Lazarus is the shortest-priced NZ favourite in modern history & punter's are not prepared to back any other runner to beat him & he is the best backed runner on the win 'book' with 90% of multi bets running through him.
Heaven Rocks the 2nd favourite at $7.00 holds just 3% of multi betting on the race which shows the betting domination that the favourite holds on the race. The TAB has opened a Lazarus removed from the 'betting market (option 815) & Heaven Rocks is the $2.50 favourite.
R11 - The Dominator $4.80 is easily the best backed runner on the win 'book' with the $3.50 second favourite Musculus the clear multi leader.
R12 - Bettor Trix $4.50 just leads multi betting over the stablemate Bare Knuckle who is the $2.40 favourite.