2016 Ipswich Cup Odds and Betting Update

June 16th, 2016

Eleven runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m); offering punters excellent value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Maurus currently leads 2016 Ipswich Cup betting markets. Photo: Daniel Costello

Maurus currently leads 2016 Ipswich Cup betting markets. Photo: Daniel Costello

Maurus has returned to racing in typically smart form this time and remains an outright $2.50 favourite in 2016 Ipswich Cup betting markets with leading online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au.

Maurus has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career so far; posting an impressive five wins and seven minors through a total of sixteen competitive starts.

Resuming this year for second in the Ranvet BM92 (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens on February 20th, the Medicean gelding ran third in the Listed Randwick City Stakes (2000m) before completing a brief freshen-up.

Debuting in Brisbane for success in the Windsor Management Insurance Brokers Handicap (2200m) on April 30th, Maurus ran on for fifth in the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) on May 21st and should relish a step up in distance and step back in class this weekend.

Veteran Queensland hoop Damian Browne will take the ride on the five-year-old, who may require luck in transit from the outside barrier.

Neither Worthy Cause nor Dance Of Heroes are yet to attract much attention in 2016 Ipswich Cup betting markets, but the pair remain locked on the second line ay generous $6 quotes.

Worthy Cause has been the stable star for John Zielke through his entire racing career so far; posting a commendable five wins and eight minors through a total of twenty-four competitive starts.

Resuming this time for second in the Listed Sunshine Coast Ascot Handicap (1200m), the Choisir entire progressed to fourth in the Listed Prime Minister’s Cup (1400m) on the Gold Coast.

Having since run fifth in each of the Listed Lord Mayor’s Cup (1615m) and Listed Wayne Wilson Mile (1600m), Worthy should relish a step-up in distance this weekend and will be partnered by in-form hoop Bobby El-Issa.

A consistent performer for in Sydney for Chris Waller, Dance Of Heroes is drawn ideally in barrier 2 and has been charged with carrying only 54kgs in the Ipswich Cup.

Placing a credible fifth in the Listed Wagga Cup (2000m) on May 6th, the son of Danehill Dancer charged home to win the Leilani And Luskin Star BM89 (2000m) on May 21st before placing fifth in the Harvey Norman BM84 (1800m) on May 28th.

The Shawn Mathrick-trained Adirondack has so-far received the greatest market share of best for success in the feature race; cutting in from Ipswich Cup odds of $13 to currently register as clear $9 market mover.

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