Indeed, Lloyd could be set for a big payday as he will partner raging hot favourite Winning Rupert in the co-main event, the Magic Millions three-year-old Guineas (Race 7) over 1400m.
While there’s no such thing as a certainty in racing, the manner of his three wins to date this preparation suggest he has lengths on this field and we’re bracing ourselves for an avalanche of money in support of him over the coming days.
With the skinny odds available, Unibet punters are encouraged to multi-up their selections with some other favoured runners to ensure a bigger payout.
While trainer Bjorn Baker claimed to be unperturbed by the prospect of landing wide, the colt has drawn well in six, so a clean start should see him park on the speed and power through the gears.
Like her younger stablemate, Waterhouse filly Global Glamour also arrives at this meeting under the microscope following a sub-par performance behind Kinshachi in the Nudgee Quality.
While she hit the line with vigour after Tye Angland struggled to find clear running room halfway down the straight, the Thousand Guineas winner never looked entirely comfortable and a horror draw has seen her odds lengthen noticeably.
Tim Clark takes the ride having won on his only previous effort aboard her in the Flight Stakes back in October but he appears to have the task in front of him.
Kurt Goldman’s Eckstein warmed up for this with a nice win here last Saturday and, at the prices, might be our best hope of getting the favourite beaten while River Racer kept chasing Rupert in the Vo Rogue and is also one to consider for the exotics.