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Cox Plate Day

October 27th, 2012 0 comments

All the blokes are out today, in their best suits, horsing around. They outnumber the gals about twenty to one! And all the good horses are out today too, with lots of strappers. Glass Harmonium, Green Moon, Ethiopia and Ocean Park all had two strappers, which is usually a very positive sign. I picked the wrong one – Green Moon! In the Vase I was keen to lay the odds on pop It’s A Dundeel, but couldn’t get connected to the server, which was very frustrating. I don’t know who to blame – Moonee Valley, Telstra or Betfair! The horse had a very suspicious looking black bandage on its near hind pastern. Very hard to see, but covering one white sock. So I backed Super Cool for the place instead in a seven horse field and was rewarded with a very satisfying $2.80 dividend.

 

 

In the end I got three out of five to at last get ahead for the spring. Bring on Derby Day!

 

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