Updated on 09/17/2011 10:07AM

Coral has Nayef as World Cup pick


NEW YORK - Coral Eurobet, the British bookmakers, have installed Nayef as the 2-1 favorite for the March 29 Dubai World Cup. Harlan's Holiday is the 8-1 fifth choice in the $6 million Group 1 race.

Two Godolphin trainees, Moon Ballad at 3-1 and Grandera at 5-1, will go in the World Cup. The French mare Aquarelliste is listed at 6-1. Coral's other Dubai World Cup prices are: Gold Allure 14-1, Grundlefoot 25-1, Blue Burner 28-1, and Sei Mi and Hans Anderson 40-1.

Coral has also installed Empire Maker as its 7-2 choice in the Kentucky Derby, with Atswhatimtalknbout at 10-1 and Kafwain and Badge of Silver at 12-1.