|Star Western Australian
galloper Northerly is the early favourite for the Group One Australian Cup, a race which
shot his name into lights when he won the same race last year.
Leading Melbourne bookmaker Michael Eskander has quoted the Perth star
as a $5 favourite for the 2000 metre weight-for-age race to be run at Flemington on March
On the second line of betting are Cups heroine Ethereal and
Cox Plate placegetter Viscount at $8.
Giovana, Old Comrade, Sunline, Universal Prince and Viking
Ruler are on the third line of betting at $10.