Highly-rated Ballydoyle three-year-old Japan has shot up the Marketplace for the Group 1 Juddmonte International at the next week’s Ebor Festival.
Priced at 16/1 in areas just a matter of days ago, that the Group 1 winner is as brief as 4/1 following a flow of bets.
In the previous 24 hours, Japan is the very backed from the market having accrued 48% of stakes. 38 percent of punters at precisely the same time period have sided with favourite Crystal Ocean.
Trainer Aidan O’Brien shown earlier this week that the King Edward VII Stakes winner could be input into the race in York next week with been in great form of late.
The Derby third acquired over in France last time out, following up his Royal Ascot success with a remarkable win in Longchamp.
Entry to the Juddmonte International would see Japan faced with the mighty Crystal Ocean, currently the favorite for that race at 11/8.
John Gosden’s King Of Comedy separates the set in the current marketplace, priced in 3/1.
Oddschecker spokesperson Callum Wilson:”It looked like the St Leger was Aidan O’Brien’s probably route for Japan, however, his sparkling recent variant has seemingly lured the Ballydoyle trainer into using a shot in Crystal Ocean.
“O’Brien’s record in this race talks for itself, also punters were quick to catch on board with the in-form three-year-old at the prices available earlier this week”