$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.

Waikato mare Costume has pulled off a major upset in the Group One Livamol Classic in Hastings, possibly denting the Australian hopes of one of her opponents.

Costume started the race at odds of $52 after failing to get into the top nine in either of her first two runs this season.

But an increase in trip to 2040m brought the best out of her and she showed the form which won her the Group One International Stakes at Te Rapa in February.

In a tight finish, jockey Michael Coleman got Costume through a narrow gap in the straight and she just beat Shuka by a nose.

Costume’s stablemate Soriano, which looked the winner 100m out after a dream rails run, was not much further back in third, with Zonza close in fourth.

“I got a good run up before the corner and she made good ground. It was a little bit tight between runners that last 200m but she stuck her head out when it counted. She’s brave,” Coleman said.

Costume, a Savabeel mare, is prepared by Graeme and Debbie Rogerson in Hamilton for her owner-breeder Garry Chittick.

The disappointment of the race was hot favourite Puccini, who was perhaps disadvantaged by having to lead the field back up to runaway leader Weissmuller and faded in the straight to finish midfield.

The New Zealand Derby winner was expected to head to Australia for the Caulfield Cup or Cox Plate if he ran well at Hastings but his effort may cause a rethink.

 
$501 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up and get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonus bets*
  • 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...

Barrier attendant stood down over horse punch

A barrier attendant who appeared to strike a racehorse in Tasmania has been stood down pending a stewards’ inquiry. Video...

Trainer declares runner, comes last

A SA trainer has been left red faced after declaring one of his runners at Morphettville today which sparked a...

 
 
 
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.