Bookmakers at can’t cut up Kiwi galloper Te Akau Shark and the Chris Waller educated Kolding with each sharing favouritism on race morning for the Crew 1 $1m Epsom (1600m) at Randwick.

Kolding, above, is equal favourite with Te Akau Shark for the 2019 Epsom Handicap on race morning. Photo by Steve Hart.

Kolding, above, is equivalent favorite with Te Akau Shark for the 2019 Epsom Handicap on race morning. Picture via Steve Hart.

The Jamie Richards educated Te Akau Shark and ultimate get started Invoice Ritchie Handicap winner Kolding are each sitting on $5.50 after there was secure reinforce for each runners.

Each runners have drawn awkwardly with Kolding to leap from barrier twelve and Te Akau Shark to return out of gate fifteen within the nineteen horse Epsom box.

Sydney’s main jockey, James McDonald, rode Te Akau Shark at his most up-to-date time out when runner as much as Epsom topweight Dreamforce within the Crew 2 $200,000 Harvey Norman Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Randwick 4 weeks in the past and stated that the extensive barrier gained’t be an excuse.

“I wasn’t too involved the place he drew — I simply didn’t need an within gate,’’ McDonald instructed The Day-to-day Telegraph.

“Te Akau Shark prefers to get to the outdoor of them, he wishes a bit of of room.

“From the 1600m get started at Randwick, the extensive barrier isn’t the largest factor on the earth, anyway. We nonetheless want a bit of of success, clearly, however from available in the market he’s going to get his likelihood.’’

“I do know Te Akau Shark used to be crushed 3 lengths via Dreamforce however we meet that horse 3kg higher on the weights within the Epsom.’’

Kolding is much down within the weights with most effective 50.5kg and Randwick Mile specialist Glen Boss may be very thinking about his possibilities after he drops 6.5kg on his win within the Crew 3 $160,000 Invoice Ritchie Handicap (1400m) at Randwick a fortnight in the past.

“Kolding has were given all of it there to mention he will have to run rather well,’’ Boss instructed The Day-to-day Telegraph.

“I feel he is a superb horse when underneath drive and he will get into the Epsom with most effective 50.5kg, which is huge.

“Even longshots run neatly with lightweights in those large Randwick miles. I’ve noticed horses without a shape run 2d or 3rd in Epsoms and Doncasters.’’

Kolding capped off his Iciness marketing campaign with a win within the Crew 2 $350,000 Ascot Inexperienced Queensland Guineas (1600m) at Eagle Farm on June eight after which resumed for a primary up 5th to Dreamforce for Hugh Bowman within the Crew 2 $200,000 Harvey Norman Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on September 7.

Boss, who’s chasing a fourth win within the Epsom, took over from Bowman within the Invoice Ritchie Stakes however used to be inspired with the Chris Waller educated 4 yr previous’s effort within the Tramway Stakes.

“He had no success in the back of the Dreamforce and Te Akau Shark within the Tramway, he nearly simply cantered up in the back of the leaders that day, sooner than he gained the Invoice Ritchie ultimate get started,’’ Boss stated.

Having a bet for the 2019 Epsom at $5.50 Kolding, Te Akau Shark, $7.50 Rock, Dreamforce, $11 Cascadian, Gem Track, $15 Big name Of The Seas, $19 Fifty Stars, Unforgotten, $21 Highest Of Days, $21 Wilderness Lord, Junipal, Nettoyer, $34 Mr Marathon Guy, $51 Kaonic, $67 Archedemus, $91 Mantastic, $126 The Sweet Guy, $151 Le Juge.

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