Fifteen runners have been confirmed in the final field fort Saturday’s 2016 Group 3 Newcastle Gold Cup (2200m); offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.
Singing has returned to racing in competitive form this season and remains an outright $4 favourite in 2016 Newcastle Gold Cup betting markets with online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au.
Beginning his racing career in France, Singing has posted an impressive four wins and six minors through a total of only seventeen competitive appearances to date.
Having transferred to the care of Kris Lees from Andreas Wohler at the beginning of this year, the Singspiel entire debuted to Australian racing for second in the TAB.com.au BM93 (1900m) before again finishing second in the Listed Premier’s Cup (1900m) last time out on August 27th.
Singing will leave from the ideal barrier 3 in the Newcastle Gold Cup and will be partnered by veteran hoop Kerrin McEvoy.
Sacred Master has continued to herald steady support in 2016 Newcastle Gold Cup betting markets and has firmed into outright second-favouritism; currently available at a quote of $5.50.
Ending his tenure in his native New Zealand third in the Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m), Sacred Master debuted in Australia for eighth in the Listed Winter Challenge (1500m) on July 30th.
Again finishing eighth in the Premier’s Cup Prelude (1800m) on August 13th, the Mastercraftsman gelding ran on for second in the Listed Wyong Cup (2100m) on September and appears as though he will relish a step up in distance on Friday.
Premier’s Cup winner Sense Of Occasion is yet to herald much interest in 2016 Newcastle Gold Cup betting markets but remains locked on the third line at generous $6 odds; interestingly the only other runner current available at a single-figure odds quotes.
Posting six wins and as many minors through twenty-five career starts to date, Sense Of Occasion has been transferred to the care of Kris Lees this time and has found great condition.
Running fourth in the Spring Preview (1400m) at Rosehill on August 13th, the Street Sense gelding comfortably won the Premier’s Cup and appears as though he will only enjoy a step up in trip on Friday.
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