$501 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonuses*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.
Boom Time will be on trial for the rescheduled Sydney Cup at Caulfield

Boom Time will be on trial for a crack at the rescheduled Sydney Cup when he runs over a staying distance on the undercard to the Easter Cup at Caulfield.

The Group One Sydney Cup (3200m) was declared a no-race at Randwick last Saturday because of concerns over horse and rider safety after Almoonqith broke down and Who Shot Thebarman also came down and lost his rider.

Almoonqith, who was trained by David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig, had to be euthanised.

While some of the riders heard the calls from officials to pull their horses up, the first six kept going for the entire 3200m.

The Sydney Cup has been rescheduled for Saturday week and David Hayes said Boom Time could head that way if he runs well in Saturday’s Robert Taranto Handicap (2400m) at Caulfield.

“I think he’s in good form. He likes a mile-and-a-half and he’s on trial for a trip to the Sydney Cup,” Hayes said in the stable’s weekly update.

“I’m expecting him to run well.”

Boom Time will be ridden by in-form apprentice Beau Mertens who has an opportunity to close the gap on Craig Williams at the top of the Melbourne jockeys’ premiership.

The leading apprentice is six behind Williams who is riding in Sydney on Saturday.

Mertens has nine rides on the 10-race program including another runner for the Lindsay Park team, Miss Gunpowder, who is favourite in the M & D Dillon Constructions Handicap (1200m).

“It’s her first run for the stable. She’s been trialling well and I think she’s a classy mare,” Hayes said.

Mertens has rides in the two feature races, linking with the Mick Price-trained Onpicalo in the Victoria Handicap while in the Group Three Easter Cup he rides Tarquin for Godolphin.

 
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
Racecourse: Caulfield
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $250*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first bet
    matched
    up to
    $501*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $200*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first deposit
    matched
    up to
    $500*
    CLAIM NOW
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Bonus Free Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with the best Free Bet offers available at every online bookmaker in Australia during the...

25/11/2017 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Rosehill, Golden Gift day

Nine races will be run and won at Rosehill this Saturday. The weather is overcast, the track is good (4)...

25/11/2017 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Ascot, Railway Stakes day

The Masters- the showpiece of WA racing, kicks off this Saturday at Ascot with a cracking program, headlined by the...

25/11/2017 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Ballarat, Ballarat Cup day

Stand alone racing in Victoria returns this Saturday, with a bumper ten race card assembled at Ballarat for Ballarat Cup...

 
 
 
Copyright © 2017 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved.

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.