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Gai's horse ready to Rob the Railway


The Gai Waterhouse-trained Bank Robber shot into outright favouritism for the $1 million Railway Stakes at Ascot after drawing barrier two for the Group One feature.

bankrobber TAB Sportsbet made Bank Robber, to be ridden by Melbourne Cup-winning Blake Shinn, $4.50 favourite ahead of Mick Price’s Rightfully Yours (gate four) at $5.

Topweight Marasco eased to $6.50 after drawing barrier 14 in the field of 16 plus one emergency.

Four-year-old Rightfully Yours is chasing his seventh win from his last eight starts while Bank Robber is coming off his second to stablemate Theseo in the Epsom Handicap last month before his solid fourth to All Silent in the Group One Emirates Stakes during Melbourne Cup week.

Latest TAB Sportsbet odds for the Railway Stakes (1600m) on Saturday.-

4.50 Bank Robber

5.00 Rightfully Yours

6.50 Marasco

8.00 Gilded Venom
12.00 Sniper’s Bullet
15.00 Niconero, Famous Roman, Majestical
21.00 The Fuzz, Annenkov, Pillar of Hercules
35.00 Tarzi, Grand Nirvana
71.00 Beat The Storm, Hartley’s Dream
151.00 I Command (em)
201.00 Action Pak