BETTING UPDATE – Latest market movers for feature race futures

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  • Cherry Tortoni firms sharply for the Victoria Derby
  • Armory now a firm favourite for the Mackinnon Stakes
Keep up to date with the latest market movers and futures update following each weekend’s racing action

Here are the betting updates for future feature races after last weekend’s results…

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VICTORIA DERBY
Cherry Tortoni $13 – $5 (after winning Drummond Golf Vase @ Moonee Valley)
Lunar Fox $17 – $26

*** Markets reacted quickly after Cherry Tortoni’s last to first victory in the Group 2 Drummond Golf Vase on Saturday at Moonee Valley. The Patrick Payne-trained gelding is now a solid second elect behind Young Werther, still at $4.

 

MELBOURNE CUP
Miami Bound $101 – $34 (after winning MV Gold Cup @ Moonee Valley)

*** Miami Bounds impressive win in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Cup has earned the mare a ticket into the Melbourne Cup and the markets have slashed her opening quote accordingly.

 

COOLMORE STUD STAKES
Portland Sky inserted @ $26 (after winning Red Anchor Stakes @ Moonee Valley)

*** A convincing win by Portland Sky in the Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes at Moonee Valley has seen the colt listed here as a $26 chance for the Coolmore.

 

MACKINNON STAKES
Homesman inserted at $11 (after winning Crystal Mile @ Moonee Valley)
Armory $7 – $3 fav
Mugatoo $15 – $13
Aspetar $11 – $21
Buckhurst $15 – $21

*** Homesman ran his rivals ragged with an all the way win in the Group 2 Crystal Mile at Moonee Valley. As a result, he has been installed as an $11 chance for the Mackinnon Stakes. Meanwhile, Armory has firmed into $3 and is now a clear-cut favourite for the Group 1 event.

 

GOLDEN SLIPPER
Sneaky Five inserted at $26

*** Sneaky Five ran the perfect race in the Listed Inglis Banner at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Taking over on the turn, she broke away from them and went on to win by more than a length. She has now been inserted into the Slipper market at $26. Despite a fast finishing third in the same race, Tempest Charm remains at $101 for the Slipper. Enthaar heads the market at $6 after her crushing win in the Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes.