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

Godolphin and their principle trainer John O’Shea had a large arsenal of horses at the Cranbourne trials on Thursday.

A total of 14 horses carried the Godolphin all blue colours with David Charles, the Melbourne foreman for O’Shea, saddling up 12 runners.

Last year’s Blue Diamond winner Earthquake was one of the headline acts for Godolphin winning the second heat in a time of 45.82 secs.

A couple of the highly rated two-year-olds – Batam and Antelucan – are trying to emulate Earthquake’s feat in this year’s Blue Diamond and went through their trials in easy fashion, despite being comfortably held.

All three horses were ridden by Chad Schofield who has attached himself to the Godolphin stable in Melbourne.

Earthquake was having her first competitive hitout since finishing eighth in the Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington last November.

A decision on her program is still to be finalised although there are plenty of options available for the three-year-old including the Lightning Stakes, the Oakleigh Plate and the Newmarket Handicap.

“We’re happy with the progress she’s made going into the autumn and we’re really happy with the way she trialled here today,” Charles said.

“John will talk to the team in Sydney and then make a decision on where she has her first run.”

Batam, a colt, was a Moonee Valley winner before spelling while Antelucan, a filly and a winner at Flemington during the Cup carnival, are on a path to the Blue Diamond via separate Blue Diamond Preludes (1100m) at Caulfield on February 14.

“We’re very happy with how the horses trialled this morning,” Charles said.

“They’re running very fast times and leaders have dominated most of the trials so far.

“We’re here to have a day out and the way they have pulled up in their fitness levels, we’re very happy.”

Earthquake won her 800m trial in 45.82 secs, Batam was fourth in a hot heat in 45.44 secs while Antelucan finished third in a time of 45.12 secs.

 
*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...

Likely Cox Plate Field – 2020

The 2020 Cox Plate will be run this weekend (24/10/2020) and the field is taking shape with a majority of...

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...

Classique Legend lost to Hong Kong

In a bittersweet postscript to The Everest, Classique Legend’s owner Bon Ho has confirmed the horse will head overseas. While...

Verry Elleegant gives Chris Waller his first Caulfield Cup

Australia’s premier trainer Chris Waller and jockey Mark Zahra landed their first Caulfield Cup wins when outstanding five-year-old Verry Elleegant...

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)...

Caulfield Cup results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Caulfield Cup. The Caulfield Cup was raced at Caulfield racecourse on 17/10/2020....

The Everest results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 The Everest. The Everest was raced at Randwick racecourse on 17/10/2020. Replay:...

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...

Cox Plate

The Cox Plate is a prestigious Group 1 race for three year old horses and above. Held under weight for...

Manikato Stakes

The Manikato Stakes is a Group l sprint race and is the one of the premier races of the Spring...

Melbourne Cup

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

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.