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
Weir-trained Speedeor took out the Schweppes Stakes

Darren Weir still can’t believe he’s a Melbourne Cup winning trainer.

Prince Of Penzance gave Weir a surprise victory in the Cup 12 months ago but he doesn’t have a runner this year.

The Weir-trained Speedeor took out one of the support races on Tuesday’s Cup program, the Schweppes Stakes.

Heading to Flemington Weir was thinking how lucky he was to have won Australia’s richest race last year.

“I’m not hiding the fact it was a fluke,” Weir said.

“Everything went according to plan. We had a fit, well horse on the day.

“There was a lot of horses that had a lot of bad luck and we had the good luck.”

While Weir won’t be featuring in the Cup he was delighted to be winning a race at the meeting.

Ridden by Luke Nolen, Speedeor ($7.50) scored by 1-1/4 lengths from Biased Witness ($5) with Hellbound ($26) a short-half-head away third.

“Races are hard to win on this day,” Weir said.

“There’s 20 runners in a race and you need that much luck.”

Weir said Speedeor, a $50,000 Magic Millions purchase, would now head to Ballarat for the Magic Millions Three & Four-Year-Old Classic on November 19 and if successful to the Magic Millions meeting on the Gold Coast in January.

 
*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...

Punters load up on Pike In The Last at Caulfield

‘Pike In The Last’ is something punters like to live by when betting on Saturday and it seems punters want...

Horse Racing Big Bets – Saturday’s Races 15/8/2020

We take a look at the big bets the online bookmakers have taken on Saturday’s horse racing around the country...

Watch 📺 Another star unearthed at the midweeks

There was no text message circulating but another star has been unearthed at the mid week races in Victoria. The...

Watch 📺 Spruik horse lands massive plunge

Punters will rejoice after the plunge horse of the day landed the money at Sale on Thursday. Spruik horse Barocha...

Black Caviar’s next date announced

Champion mare Black Caviar has been booked for her next mate. Black Caviar has been booked to be covered by...

Star country galloper dies from foot injury

Artlee – winner of the inaugural 2015 Country Championships at Royal Randwick – has passed away. Part-owner Peter Rogers informed...

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...

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.