Capitalist opens long odds on for Missile Stakes

GOLDEN Slipper winner Capitalist has opened a long odds on $1.40 favourite for Saturday's Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick.

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained colt took out the world's richest race for two-year-olds at Rosehill Gardens in March and won three of four starts in his first season.

Bookmakers at have taken no risks with their all-in markets for the Group 2 race over 1200m, installing him as a dominant favourite on Monday after nominations were published online.

Rebel Dane opened on the second ine of betting at $6 but was quickly wound into $5.

Nominations were extended to 11am Tuesday after just seven horses were entered in the $175,000 event.

Big Money ($8), Generalife ($11) Smart Volatility ($15), Tycoon Tara ($26) and Wouldn't It Be Nice ($51) were the other horses nominated by midday Monday.