Betting markets have opened for the 2012 Darwin Cup, which is set to run on Monday August 6, 2012.
The five-year-old gelding has won five of his 12 race starts and has earned more than $120,000 in prize money.
His most recent win came in the Metric Mile on July 28, where he won the race by almost half a length in front of Bolton to secure himself a place in the 2012 Darwin Cup field.
Bolton is presently the second favourite at bookmaker.com.au to win the 2012 Darwin Cup and is paying odds of $4.
Prior to placing second in the Metric Mile, Bolton also finished second in the $50,000 Chief Minister’s Cup on July 14, 2012, and is in top form going into the 2012 Darwin Cup.
Top weight and last year’s winner, Hawks Bay, is equal third favourite with Glare and is paying $5.50 to win the 2012 Darwin Cup.