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
Image: Brett Holburt
Danny O'Brien added another string to his powerful spring artillery with Embolism

Danny O’Brien added another string to his powerful spring artillery when first starter Embolism took out a maiden at Bendigo which the trainer rated equivalent in quality to a Listed race.

“I explained to his owner Sean Buckley in the morning that I’ve got a good opinion of him but he’s effectively starting off in a Listed race,” O’Brien said.

Embolism, who was ridden by Damien Oliver, sat off the speed and came with a well-timed run to defeat Pal D’Oro in Wednesday’s 1400 metre race.

Embolism is by Shamus Award, who O’Brien trained to win a Cox Plate and who is also the sire of his Caulfield Guineas aspirant Flying Award.

O’Brien likened Embolism’s ability to Flying Award’s but said he didn’t enter him for the Guineas as he thought it would be too soon in his career.

“He’s not far off Flying Award in talent. He’s got a really bright future,” O’Brien said.

“There’s races at the back end of spring such as the Carbine Club Stakes, the Sandown Guineas and the Vase which he’ll be aimed at.

“I’ve always had a nice opinion of him. We did a bit with him as a two-year-old but he didn’t race. This campaign he’s had one trial and he’s got good improvement to come.”

Warrnambool trainer Lindsey Smith has a big opinion of Tydeus, who made it two wins from two starts when successful in the benchmark 64 handicap over 1100 metres.

He said the son of Written Tycoon had the makings of a super colt after his easy victory.

“He’ll step up to better races and he’ll go to Caulfield for his next start,” Smith said.

“He’s a beautiful horse to deal with. Let’s hope he can make it to the top.”

In the following race, another son of Written Tycoon, Ocular, had little trouble winning his benchmark 70 assignment by four lengths.

His trainer Shea Eden branded him as potentially the best galloper he has trained and was happy connections had turned down a big offer from Hong Kong buyers.

Eden said he thought Ocular would be suited by the 1200m straight races at Flemington and he planned to aim him at stakes races at the track.

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. Tโ€™s & Cโ€™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...

Rothfire’s racing career in doubt

Star Queensland gelding Rothfire may not race again after suffering a serious injury in the Golden Rose on Saturday. Rothfire...

Russian Camelot lives up to the hype

Danny O’Brien branded rising star Russian Camelot as the best horse he had trained after his commanding win in the...

Racing twitter fuming over Melbourne Cup weight penalty

Racing fans on twitter are fuming after a European stayer received a hefty weight penalty which would secure the horse...

Punter eyeing $340,000 collect on The Everest

A TAB punter is hoping that the Joe Pride-trained Eduardo can secure a slot in the worldโ€™s richest race on...

Multiple G1 winning jockey to retire early

Group One-winning jockey James Winks has announced his retirement from the saddle on medical advice. The 36-year-old revealed the news...

Racing Victoria wants to ban the whip

Racing Victoria has announced today that it is seeking national action on a whip reform in Australian thoroughbred racing prior...

Watch ๐Ÿ“บ Terry Bailey calls an absolute howler

Race caller Terry Bailey will be wishing he could have his time again after going the early crow with confidence...

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.