Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Back A Winner!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Back Yourself!
Sign-up and start betting with Ladbrokes in 2 minutes!
Best Of The Best Odds!
Bet With Palmerbet and get Paid Top Fluc or Top Tote!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Image: Quentin Lang
A Beautiful Night has put herself in the Blue Diamond picture with an all-the-way win in the fillies Preview

A Beautiful Night has put herself in the Blue Diamond picture with an all-the-way win in the fillies Preview at Caulfield but exciting colt Hanseatic has tightened his grip on favouritism for the Group One race.

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained A Beautiful Night continued her stable’s successful run in two-year-old races this season, taking out Saturday’s Group Three Blue Diamond Fillies Preview (1000m) by a long neck.

After her second win from three starts, A Beautiful Night has tightened from $51 to $15 for the Group One Blue Diamond (1200m) on February 22.

Her win came after the Godolphin-owned, Anthony Freedman-trained colt Hanseatic won the colts and geldings Preview, sitting back and wide before powering away to a 2-1/2-length win.

Hanseatic remained unbeaten from two starts and while he was already Blue Diamond favourite he was in to $4 on Saturday with Fresh second favourite at $9.

“Obviously going forward to bigger races you want to see them put up a performance like that and put themselves ahead of them in an emphatic way,” Freedman said after Hanseatic’s performance.

“He’ll improve off today.”

A Beautiful Night ($13) began quickly in the fillies Preview and took the lead under John Allen before opening a winning break early in the home straight.

Fresh ($3.60) closed over the final 200m but couldn’t reel the leader in, with Unstoppabelle ($21) another 1-3/4 lengths away third.

A Beautiful Night’s winning time of 57.27 seconds was quicker than Hanseatic who recorded 57.48 seconds.

“She’s always shown a lot of ability,” Eustace said.

“She’s still a bit tall and a bit narrow. There’s a lot to come.

“We were quite confident going into today. We thought she had been underestimated a little bit.”

He said A Beautiful Night would likely run again in the Prelude in two weeks before the G1 Blue Diamond.

Hanseatic is also expected to run in his division of the Preludes and jockey Luke Currie is pretty comfortable where the colts sits in the Blue Diamond Stakes pecking order after Saturday.

“He was brilliant,” Currie said.

“It was probably better than what I thought I would see today.

“I trialled him the other day and he was a bit fresh and I was surprised with the turn of foot he had. I thought he might take a little bit to blend in but he put them away really quickly.”

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. Tโ€™s & Cโ€™s apply. Gamble responsibly.
Featured News

Free Racing Bonus Bets and Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Star 3YO suffers a career-threatening leg injury

Promising three-year-old Glenfiddich is out of the autumn carnival after suffering a career-threatening leg injury. Trainer Peter Moody confirmed the...

Corey Brown fighting for spinal surgery

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Corey Brown is waiting on a court hearing before he can hopefully be cleared to have...

Horse Racing Big Bets โ€“ Saturday’s Races 23/1/2021

We take a look at the big bets the online bookmakers have taken on Saturdayโ€™s horse racing around the country...

Watch ๐Ÿ“บ Another Rockhampton rocket unearthed

Back in October 2012, at Rockhampton over 1100m, a horse flew around the course in a Class 1 and bolted...

Exciting stallion dies due to liver failure

Sadly 13-year-old Coolmore stallion Zoffany was euthanised today owing to liver failure. โ€œZoffany was a great servant and heโ€™ll be...

Star Singapore sprinter headed for Australia

Star Singapore sprinter Inferno is set to make the move to Australia ahead of a possible racing career if he...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Which bookmaker should you bet with? We Review each of the leading online Australian Bookmakers and rate them in order...

Copyright © 2021 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved - Privacy Policy

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.
18+ Don't let the game play you. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Think! About your choices. Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit or