Spacecraft Shortens In The 2010 Caulfield Cup Betting Markets

August 30th, 2010

For punters looking for a lucrative early market punt in the 2010 Caulfield Cup betting at, the Mick Price-trained Spacecraft could be the way to go.

Racing in Melbourne and Sydney certainly affected the odds over the weekend in the 2010 Caulfield Cup betting markets, however Morphettville’s racing also made an impact.

The Caulfield-based Spacecraft defeated Magical Pearl by a length and three-quarters to win the Listed Penny Edition Stakes (1400m) on Saturday.

The victory marked the son of Galileo’s maiden stakes win at his second run for a new stable, and stands him in good stead for a run in the 2010 Caulfield Cup.

The spring feature race is scheduled to jump on October 16, and will certainly feature Australia’s top stayers in the final field.

So could Spacecraft be one of them? He is sitting at lucrative $34 dollar odds at equal in odds with the David Hayes-trained Chartreux.

The rising five-year-old ran a solid race in the Listed Auries Star Handicap, finishing sixth to Elusive Touch. He has accumulated $163,638 in prizemoney, having won three of his nine career starts.

Newly appointed trainer Price is looking for a 2000 metre handicap run for Spacecraft as a lead up to a prestigious 2010 Caulfield Cup final field spot.

Moudre is leading the odds at $10 after a scintillating win over the weekend, with 2010 Melbourne Cup hot favourite Dariana at $12 for the Caulfield feature.

So if you are looking to place an early wager on the 2010 Caulfield Cup, then head along to for the most lucrative odds. Don’t be afraid to check the longer odds down the market, as if they win you will receive a far more lucrative payout.