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

A convincing barrier trial win has put former New Zealand galloper Neo on target for a tilt at Queensland’s summer series of races.

Neo did his early racing under Caulfield Cup-winning trainer Murray Baker before joining Stuart Kendrick’s Caloundra stable earlier this year.

At his fourth start for Kendrick he won the Prime Minister’s Cup at the Gold Coast, earning a spot in the Group One Doomben 10,000.

Kendrick gave Neo a good spell at the end of the Brisbane winter carnival with the aim of bringing him back for the summer triple crown comprised of the Group Three George Moore Stakes (1200m) on November 21, the Listed Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) on December 12 and the Listed Bernborough Stakes (1600m) on December 19.

Neo indicated he had returned in good style with an impressive 850m trial win at the Sunshine Coast on October 13.

“He did trial well and I was pleased with the effort. He will have a couple of starts and then we will keep him fresh for the summer races,” Kendrick said.

“He will be suited in the George Moore and Lough Neagh but the jury is out on whether he will run a strong 1600 metres in the Bernborough.

“Neo won up to 1600 metres in New Zealand but it was in lesser company, so we will see about that.”

Kendrick has also entered impressive debut winner Tarzan for the Nugrow Organics Hcp (1110m) at Doomben, along with a race at the Sunshine Coast this weekend.

Tarzan overcame his inexperience to demolish a maiden field at the Sunshine Coast on October 11 and Kendrick is weighing up where to start him next.

If he runs at Doomben he will clash with stablemate Banda Spice.

“I was surprised Tarzan was a bit green in the win because he hadn’t shown that in his jump-outs. I am in two minds about where to start him,” he said.

“I have Banda Spice in the same race and he should have won last start after being trapped deep. I also have a big opinion of Banda Spice.”

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. T’s & C’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 International raider dies following injury

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Wichita has has sadly died at Macedon Lodge after suffering a complication while recovering from surgery. Wichita...

Racing Victoria to investigate Werribee death

Racing Victoria will conduct an inquiry into the death of International horse Involved who died whilst at the Werribee International...

Likely Melbourne Cup Field – 2020

The 2020 Melbourne Cup will be run on Tuesday, November 3rd (3/11/2020) at Flemington and the field is taking shape...

Cox Plate results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Cox Plate. The Cox Plate was raced at Moonee Valley racecourse on...

Punter turns $60 racing multi into $282,861

After waiting for seven weeks, one TAB punter has celebrated today’s racing at Randwick and Caulfield after collecting $282,861.60 from...

Watch 📺 Swooping magpie gets KO’d

At Doomben this afternoon one of the most bizarre things we have seen on the race track happened. A magpie...

Watch 📺 ‘Dickhead’ golfers in a near miss at Ellerslie

A pair of golfers have had been left red-faced after narrowly avoiding being trampled during the Great Northern Steeplechase (6400m)...

Champion mare Winx loses foal

Champion mare Winx has tragically lost her first foal, a filly by super sire I Am Invincible. Trainer Chris Waller...

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup always approaches fast, with the 2020 edition commencing at 3pm, Tuesday 3rd November. The race that stops...

The Golden Eagle

 is Australia’s second richest race in Australia behind The Everest as well as the third richest turf race in the...

Victoria Derby

The is a staying race and is the premier race for three year old stayers during the Melbourne Spring Racing...

Coolmore Stud Stakes

The is a race held at in Victoria each year and is fast becoming one of the big highlights Spring...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

Copyright © 2020 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.