Manawanui was revealed to be the short priced favourite to win the 2012 Hobartville Stakes when betting markets were released today.
The three-year-old gelding is presently paying odds of $2 to win the 2012 Hobartville Stakes, which is due to run at Rosehill Racecourse this Saturday March 3, 2012.
Manawanui finished second to Hot Snitzel in the Group 2 Royal Sovereign Stakes last start and will be looking to turn the tables in Saturday’s Hobartville Stakes.
The Oratorio gelding has won six of his 10 race starts and has earned close to $1.3 million in prize money.
Hot Snitzel will be attempting to consolidate his last start win against Manawanui with another win in the 2012 Hobartville Stakes.
However, punters rate him as second favourite for the race, with Hot Snitzel paying odds of $5 to win the Hobartville Stakes 2012 this Saturday.
“He’s stronger now than he was in the spring. He’s got stronger every preparation,” Ryan said.
Third favourite for the 2012 Hobartville Stakes is Moment Of Change, who is paying odds of $7 to win the race.
Moment Of Change has won two of his three race starts ad has earned more than $42,000 in prize money.
The Barely A Moment gelding is trained by Peter Moody at Caulfield Racecourse and has his most recent start in the Group 2 Royal Sovereign Stakes, where he finished a gallant third.
The least backed runner in the 2012 Hobartville Stakes betting markets is Falklands, who is presently paying $201 at Luxbet.
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