-->

Perfect 2013 Melbourne Cup Trial For Dear Demi

Deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Dear Demi may not have won the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington this afternoon but the classy mare could not have produced a better trial for the 2013 Melbourne Cup; making up significant ground on the inside of the track in the final stages of the race.

Dear Demi has been well backed in 2013 Melbourne Cup betting markets after her strong performance in the Mackinnon Stakes.

Dear Demi has been well backed in 2013 Melbourne Cup betting markets after her strong performance in the Mackinnon Stakes. Photo by: Daniel Costello

The performance was enough to see the Dehere mare shorten significantly in 2013 Melbourne Cup betting markets and she is now into odds of $14 after being available at a price of $21 before her impressive performance.

Dear Demi will go into the 2013 Melbourne Cup with plenty of miles in her legs and trainer Clarry Connors has clearly subscribed to the famous theory of Bart Cummings that suggests stayers need 10 kilometers worth of race starts in their legs heading into ‘the race that stops a nation.’

The 2012 Crown Oaks winner have five starts during the 2013 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival, with a second place finish behind Royal Descent in the Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) her best performance, before heading to Queensland for the 2013 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

She won the Group 3 The Roses (2000m) but could not find her best form when finishing sixth in the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben and seventh in the Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm.

Dear Demi had only a short stay in the paddock and returned to the races with a promising seventh behind Commanding Jewel in the Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) before producing one of the best runs of her career when she finished third behind equine superstars It’s A Dundeel and Atlantic Jewel in the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m).

The four-year-old followed that impressive performance up with an unlucky eight in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) and flew home late to finish third in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) a fortnight later.

Mackinnon Stakes favourite Jet Away needed to win the race to earn a start in the 2013 Melbourne Cup but was not a factor in the finish, while Mourayan finished seventh and remains an outsider in betting markets at odds of $71.

Connections of Ruscello have decided to run the four-year-old in the 2013 Melbourne Cup, which means that Bart Cummings-trained Precedence will miss out on a start in the Melbourne.

About The Author

Thomas Hackett

Thomas is a passionate and opinionated racing journalist and punter who has been obsessed with horse racing since he backed Saintly to win the 1996 Melbourne Cup. An international racing enthusiast, he has his finger on the pulse of racing news not just from Australia but all around the world.

166 Comments

  1. timex look

    What’s up everyone, it’s my first pay a quick visit at this web page, and post is truly fruitful designed for
    me, keep up posting these content.

  2. make certain asbestos

    Woah! I’m really loving the template/theme of this blog.
    It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times
    it’s very hard to get that “perfect balance” between usability
    and appearance. I must say you have done a superb job
    with this. Additionally, the blog loads super quick for me on Opera.
    Superb Blog!

  3. timex observe

    Everything is very open with a very clear clarification of the challenges.
    It was truly informative. Your website is very
    useful. Thank you for sharing!

  4. purchasing timex

    whoah this weblog is wonderful i like reading your articles.

    Stay up the good work! You know, a lot of individuals are searching round for this info,
    you could help them greatly.

  5. Carlos Eduardo Correa da Veig

    Hi, I do believe this is an excellent site.
    I stumbledupon it ;) I’m going to return yet again since I
    book marked it. Money and freedom is the greatest way
    to change, may you be rich and continue to guide others.

  6. asbestos removal

    When I initially left a comment I appear to have clicked on the -Notify me when new comments are added-
    checkbox and from now on whenever a comment is added I get 4 emails with the same comment.
    There has to be a means you can remove me from that service?
    Thanks!

  7. Mohammad

    I always spent my half an hour to read this web site’s posts all the time along
    with a cup of coffee.

  8. tercio borlenghi jr

    Thanks in favor of sharing such a fastidious idea, paragraph is good, thats why i have read it completely

  9. timex wearers

    whoah this weblog is excellent i really like reading your articles.

    Keep up the good work! You realize, a lot of people are hunting round for this
    info, you can help them greatly.

  10. quality security

    What’s Going down i’m new to this, I stumbled upon this I have discovered It absolutely useful and it has aided me
    out loads. I am hoping to contribute & help other customers like its helped me.

    Good job.

  11. security devices

    Can you tell us more about this? I’d like to find out some additional information.

  12. smart phone applications

    Its such as you learn my thoughts! You appear to grasp so much about this, such as you wrote the guide in it or something.

    I believe that you just could do with some percent to force the
    message home a bit, however instead of that, that is
    excellent blog. An excellent read. I’ll certainly be back.

  13. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt da Silva

    May I simply just say what a comfort to find someone that truly understands what they’re talking about on the web.
    You actually understand how to bring an issue to light and make it important.
    More people really need to check this out and understand
    this side of the story. I can’t believe you’re not more popular given that you definitely possess
    the gift.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *