• Jameka continues to shorten for the Melbourne Cup, moving from $8.50 into $8.00.
• The local mare is now the best backed runner and joins Oceanographer as joint second favourite.
• Hartnell holds firm at odds of $5.00 to win the race that stops the nation.
Support is continuing to come for Jameka to win the Melbourne Cup according to online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au.
The Caulfield Cup winner is now joint second favourite alongside Oceanographer at odds of $8.00 and the best backed runner in the great race.
Hartnell has attracted the second largest amount of wagers but is unmoved as the favourite at odds of $5.00.
Almandin ($11) and Big Orange ($14) in the chasing pack have also received strong backing in the past 24 hours.
“The punters are making their move for Jameka in the countdown to the great race but Hartnell is still the one to beat when the roar goes up at 3pm,’’ said sportsbet.com.au’s Will Byrne.
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