Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Price Boosts, Racing Backups, Fluc Up!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Odds Boosts, Racing Offers, Massive MULTIS!
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: AAP

Multiple stakes winner Cool Passion will be on trial for her first crack at a Group One sprint when the seven-year-old makes her second appearance in Sydney in the Millie Fox Stakes at Rosehill.

Cool Passion returned from a spell in the Group Two Breeders Classic (1200m) for mares at Warwick Farm earlier this month and fought on gamely for a close second to Champagne Cuddles on a soft track.

The two will be rivals again in Saturday’s Group Two Millie Fox (1300m) for fillies and mares in which Cool Passion will meet Champagne Cuddles 1kg better.

“She was absolutely fantastic first-up,” McEvoy said.

‘She just raced a little bit fresh and then the favourite, who had had the benefit of having had a race this preparation, whipped around her and got past her. But then she really chased hard to the line and was fabulous.

“She has improved immensely with the run. She’s the one to beat.”

The Chris Waller-trained I Am Serious, winner of the Angst Stakes at the end of her last preparation, has been installed favourite as she begins a campaign aimed at the Group One Coolmore Classic.

“She has trialled impressively and worked well over the past seven days,” Waller said.

“She should get a lovely run from her good draw and I am looking forward to getting her through to the Coolmore in three weeks’time and hopefully going into the Coolmore with a win next to her name.”

The Coolmore Classic (1500m) is restricted to fillies and mares but McEvoy has other ideas with Cool Passion who has never been stretched beyond 1400m.

“I’m not sure that I want to go that far,” he said.

“I might go to the Canterbury Stakes with her after this, the Group One over 1300 metres.”

The weight-for-age Canterbury Stakes is at Randwick on March 9.

 
Featured News

Free List of the Best Racing Bets and Bonus Offers

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

Watch: Is Pinatubo the Best 2YO ever seen?

Godolphin colt Pinatubo has produced an astonishing performance to land the Vincent O’Brien National Stakes at the Curragh by nine...

Stable lose a mate in Flemington death

Trainer Jason Warren has posted a heart felt message on Twitter regarding the death of Antah at Flemington on Saturday...

Trainer questioned over blow-out Makybe Diva Stakes win

Trainer of Makybe Diva Stakes winner Gatting has been questioned over the horses improvement after upstaging Cox Plate favourite Mystic...

G1 winning jockey Nikita Beriman retires

G1 winning jockey Nikita Beriman has announced her retirement. The TAB National Jockeys Trust luncheon provided a significant revelation to...

Gatting blows out Mystic Journey in Makybe Diva Stakes

Flemington racecourse fell silent as Perth visitor Gatting upset the favourite Mystic Journey to win the Group One Makybe Diva...

Makybe Diva Stakes results and replay – 2019

View the results and replay for the 2019 Makybe Diva Stakes. The Makybe Diva Stakes was raced at Flemington racecourse...

Comparing Mystic Journey to Winx is disrespectful

With the retirement of champion Winx, racegoers are looking for the next pin-up horse. After seven wins in succession for...

Failed drug test cover up rocks US horse racing

A cover up of a failed drug test has this morning rocked the US horse racing industry. The New York...

Kathy O’Hara hit with massive suspension

Kathy O’Hara has appealed a hefty suspension for frequent use of her mobile phone in the jockeys’ room with the...

Hugh Bowman to have surgery on hand

Champion jockey Hugh Bowman has suffered a broken finger this morning which will require surgery. Bowman came off during routine...

Watch: Horse bites winning jockey

There were some bizarre scenes in France overnight with a winning jockey being bitten mid-race by a rival horse. In...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

 
 
Copyright © 2019 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.