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9/5/2019 13 for Doomben 10,000

 A field of 13 has been accepted for the Doomben 10,000 (Gr 1, 1200m) on Saturday with early favourite Nature Strip (Nicconi) being heavily supported in early betting markets. The Galaxy (Gr 1, 1100m) winner Nature Strip will break from barrier 11 under James McDonald as he returns to 1200 metres, while All Aged Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) runner up Osborne Bulls has drawn stall four under Kerrin McEvoy. Meanwhile, Tony McEvoy will be double-handed courtesy of Manuel (Commands) and Dollar For Dollar (High Chaparral), who will break from barriers eight and 12 respectively.
In early betting markets for the Doomben 10,000, Nature Strip has been heavily supported from $2.80 into $1.95.