Earlier today, TAB reported that one customer splashed out $50,000 @ $10 on the Charlie Appleby-Kerrin McEvoy runner, which prompted a trim up in price to $9.
That is the biggest bet that they’ve taken so far on any horse to win this year’s great race.
Since Saturday night’s barrier draw, the biggest firmer has been Magic Circle. The seven-year-old was installed a $9 chance after coming up with gate 17 and with last year’s Cup-winning jockey Corey Brown aboard, the money began to flow for the pair to the point where he was crunched into as low as $7.50. He is now back out to $8.