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!
Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
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: Bruno Cannatelli
Catch Me and I Am Immortal are the early favourites in the Blue Diamond Preludes

Catch Me and I Am Immortal are the early favourites to continue their winning ways in the respective divisions of the Blue Diamond Preludes which are set to provide the best pointers yet towards Victoria’s premier juvenile race.

Saturday’s Blue Diamond Prelude for fillies has attracted 21 nominations highlighted by three of the top four horses in the current market for the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes two weeks later.

Unbeaten in two starts, Catch Me, who won the fillies Preview at Caulfield last Saturday week, will clash with impressive debut winners Brooklyn Hustle and Athiri for the first time.

Trained by Peter and Paul Snowden, Catch Me has been installed the $2.80 favourite in first markets for the fillies Prelude (1100m) ahead of Brooklyn Hustle ($4.50) and Athiri ($6).

Trainer Phillip Stokes is set to run Blue Diamond hopeful Brazen Brando in the colts and geldings Prelude over the same distance and has booked premier Melbourne jockey Craig Williams.

Brazen Brando produced an eye-catching debut in the colts and geldings Preview when fifth to I Am Immortal who headlines the 16 nominations for the Prelude and is also the early favourite.

The Anthony Freedman-trained I Am Immortal is at $3.50 ahead of Preview runner-up Microphone ($6), while Brazen Brando is among a host of runners on the next line at $11.

Brazen Brando came from last under Regan Bayliss to run the fastest closing sectional times of the race in the Preview in a performance that encouraged Stokes from a Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) perspective.

“I was very happy with his performance in the Preview,” Stokes said.

“His last 600 metres said that.

“He pulled up well and Criag Williams takes the ride on Saturday.

“Craig came out and rode him on Friday and was impressed with the horse.

“Definitely 1100 metres and 1200 will be better for him than the 1000 metres.

“He’s like his half-sister Serenely Discreet who I won an Edward Manifold Stakes with. She used to get back and run on and he’s got the same sort of style.”

Stokes has unraced Indiscretion and Sizzlefly, an 8-1/4-length winner on debut in Adelaide, among the nominations for the fillies Prelude.

 
*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...

Darwin Cup results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Darwin Cup. The Darwin Cup was raced at Darwin racecourse on 03/8/2020....

Racing to continue during Victoria’s stage 4 restrictions

Racing in Victoria is set to continue during the states stage four restrictions. The industry will breath a sigh of...

Punter lands $97,807 racing multi bet

A punter with the TAB has landed a massive collect on todays racing after their five leg racing multi saluted...

Watch: Queensland jockey suspended for two months

Jockey Chris Whiteley has received a two-month suspension for his ride on short-priced favourite Silent Explorer at Cairns last month....

Andrew Adkins to undergo surgery after horror fall

Jockey Andrew Adkins has been taken to Westmead Hospital following a sickening fall that has marred the opening race at...

Viridine wins the G3 Bletchingly Stakes

A rails-hugging ride from champion jockey Damien Oliver has helped favourite Viridine to a determined victory in Melbourne’s final stakes...

Alligator Blood stripped of $2m Magic Millions Guineas win

Top Queensland galloper Alligator Blood was disqualified and his trainer David Vandyke received a $20,000 fine after a prohibited substance...

Watch: Jockeys whip gets caught in horses tail

It could be the weirdest occurrences during a race we have seen this season when Tommy Berry’s whip got caught...

Watch: Horse runs over a snake and wins

Only in Australia does a horse run over a snake on their way to win a race. 2YO filly Kotabharu...

Watch: Bryce Stanaway galloper breaks 1270 day drought

A notable character of the turf Bryce Stanaway has shown that persistency can pay off when Ventura Highway broke a...

Victorian stables in lockdown over stangles

Three Victorian stables have been forced into lockdown after a horse at Moonee Valley raced with strangles. The Danielle Loos...

Multiple G1 winner dies from heart attack

A multiple Group One winning galloper has died suddenly this morning following a heart attack. The two time G1 winner...

Sydney wants to host the Melbourne Cup

The Deputy Premier of NSW John Barilaro has his sights on this years Melbourne Cup with the iconic race listed...

Victorian horses banned from NSW

Racing NSW has banned horses trained in Victoria from taking part in races in the northern state for an indefinite...

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.