Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
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: Bruno Cannatelli
Trap For Fools heads a 15 horse Field for Saturday's $1 million Kingston Town Classic at Ascot

Damien Oliver has been booked to ride Trap For Fools in the Kingston Town Classic in Perth and will jump aboard the last-start Mackinnon Stakes winner in a track gallop before the Group One race.

Trainer Jarrod McLean has confirmed Oliver’s booking for Trap For Fools after several other names were mentioned.

Saturday’s $1 million weight-for-age race at Ascot, the final Group One race for the year, has attracted a field of 15.

“He will have a spin on him at Ascot tomorrow morning,” McLean said.

Trap For Fools began his career in the west, racing there 22 times before being sent to McLean’s stable in Victoria earlier this year.

The five-year-old gelding has had nine starts for McLean and registered his biggest win last start in the Group One Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on November 10.

McLean will be back in Perth to watch Trap For Fools’ gallop on Tuesday morning.

Star local filly Arcadia Queen, to be ridden by Western Australia’s leading jockey William Pike, was the $2.80 favourite on Monday after the declaration of the final field with her Group One Railway Stakes-winning stablemate Galaxy Star second favourite at $4.60.

Both are raced by prominent owner Bob Peters.

As a three-year-old filly, Arcadia Queen has 50kg under the weight-for-age conditions and will be getting between 6.5kg and 9kg off all her rivals.

Trap For Fools was on the third line of betting at $6.

“I’m expecting him to run well but obviously Bob Peters had two emerging stars win last Saturday (week) and they’re going to be very hard to beat,” McLean said.

McLean is also the Warrnambool foreman for Victoria’s premier trainer Darren Weir who has Iconoclasm and Holy Snow in the field.

Weir won the Kingston Town with Stratum Star two years ago and the trainer also won Saturday’s Group One Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot with Voodoo Lad ridden by Oliver.

Chris Waller has Mister Sea Wolf in the race as Sydney’s premier trainer tries to win the event for the second time after Moriarty’s 2014 victory.

The barrier draw will be conducted on Tuesday.

 
*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...

Archie Alexander

In-form Victorian trainer facing cobalt charges

Trainer Archie Alexander has been charged by Racing Victoria stewards after one of his horses returned a swab that breached...

Spring Racing Carnival dates to remain unchanged

Racing Victoria has rejected a proposal to make sweeping changes to the 2020 spring carnival. In a Melbourne Racing Club-backed...

Horse Racing Big Bets – inc Stradbroke Handicap 6/6/2020

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

Watch: $125 lay bet costs punter $61,600

A punter with Betfair had a disastrous day on the punt on Wednesday after a lay bet to collect $125...

Master Montaro

Watch: Boom 3YO justifies big price tag

Master Montaro has justified a lofty purchase price with a stylish victory at Geelong and is set do his future...

Jockey suspended in three consecutive races

A Queensland jockey has been suspended in three consecutive rides on Thursday at Cairns. Apprentice jockey Emily Cass saw the...

Watch: Worst moral beaten ever as jockey mistakes winning post

A jockey in France has cost punters and connections a certain win after mistaking the winning post. Jockey Maximilien Justum...

Stradbroke Handicap

The is a race held at in Queensland each year and is the showpiece of the Brisbane Winter Carnival.. The...

JJ Atkins Stakes

The is a race held at in Queensland each year and is the feature two year old race of the...

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.