Mark Purdon and Grant Payne have the harness racing artillery but Brent Mangos and Hayden Cullen have the best winning chance - if this year's Harness Jewels futures market is anything to go by.
The New Zealand TAB's Wellington based harness racing bookmaker, Steve Richardson, has today (Tuesday May 8) made the Mangos and Cullen trained Bettor Cover Lover the warmest favourite of the nine race programme scheduled for Cambridge Raceway on Saturday June 2.
The talented daughter of Bettor's Delight is paying $1.40 to win the 4yo Diamond Pace for Mares. The second favourites are at $8.
Bettor Cover Lover has won 12 of her 20 starts and placed eight times for $730,240.
She paid $2.20 when the winning favourite in the 2yo Diamond Fillies Pace at Cambridge in 2010 and then she was injured in last year's Jewels at Ashburton.
Since that career-threatening injury Bettor Cover Lover won the Group One Queen Of Hearts Pace - a $100,000 for New Zealand's best mares, which is race run at Alexandra Park.
The Purdon and Payne trained Escapee is also favoured to win the 3yo Ruby Trot. She is paying $1.50.
The other warm favourites are:
The Paul Kerr trained Alta Christiano is paying $1.80 in the 2yo Emerald Pace while the now Australian based Purdon and Payne pacer.
Smolda is at $2 in the 3yo Emerald. Stablemate Hands Christian is quoted $2.20 in the 4yo Emerald Pace for entires and geldings.