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: AAP
See Marie will line up in the final black-type two-year-old race of the winter in the Listed The Phoenix

Trainer Desleigh Forster was disappointed when See Marie missed a start in the Group One JJ Atkins two weeks ago, but it could boost the filly’s chances at Doomben.

See Marie will line up in the final black-type two-year-old race of the winter in the Listed The Phoenix (1600m) on Saturday.

The Phoenix, known as the Doomben Slipper until 2011, has proved one of the best form races in winter carnivals over the past two decades.

Shadow Hero won the race last year and went on to win the Group One Randwick Guineas and Spring Champion Stakes before being sold to Hong Kong.

He is one of many top class horses who have won The Phoenix including Show A Heart, Boban, and Picaday who later won Group One races.

This year The Phoenix has been moved to a date after the JJ Atkins and it has attracted a field of mainly local two-year-olds.

See Marie has a win and two minor placings from four starts with the latest an eye-catching second at the Gold Coast three weeks ago.

She came from last and ran a very fast final 600m, clocking a tick over over 33 seconds.

It was that run which convinced Forster to accept with See Marie on the JJ Atkins, but she was first emergency and missed a start.

Forster said she had no doubts See Marie, who is raced by her breeder Basil Nolan from Raheen Stud, was a future top class filly but the Atkins might have been too soon.

“I said to Basil missing the Atkins might be a blessing because a lot of horses out of the Atkins have gone for a spell after hard runs,” she said.

“The track was very hard that day and we might not have had a horse left for The Phoenix.

“See Marie is looking for 1600m and she has been good around the stables in the past few weeks.”

See Marie is by the recently deceased sire Sebring out of the well-bred mare Annamarie making See Marie a half-sister to stakes winner Weinholt.

“There is a stack of black-type in her family and she is related to some top class horses such as Helmet, Epaulette and Bullbars,” Forster said.

“She will probably go for a spell after Saturday but you will see her back a very nice three-year-old.”

Jockey Taylor Marshall, who has ridden with great success for Forster in recent weeks for Forster, has been booked for See Marie.

“Getting a stakes win would cap off a very good year for Taylor as well,” Forster added.

 
*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...

Winterbottom Stakes results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Winterbottom Stakes. The Winterbottom Stakes was raced at Ascot racecourse on 28/11/2020....

Elite Street wins the G1 Winterbottom Stakes

Brad Rawiller has given the Daniel Morton trained Elite Street a ten out of ten ride to win the Group...

Horse Racing Big Collects, Bets and Moves – Saturday’s Races 28/11/2020

Australia’s leading bookmaker the TAB gives an overview of today’s betting markets from the feature races and race meetings from around the...

Alligator Blood’s trainer and owners part ways

Trainer David Vandyke will not be the trainer of star Queensland galloper Alligator Blood when the horse returns. David Vandyke...

Tokoriki Lad wins in unusual fashion

Punters watching the last race at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday did a quick double-take and then they still had...

Star Queenslander Rothfire recovering well

For Rothfire, the Group 1 Golden Rose, back on September 26, was meant to be the final stepping-stone towards participation...

Connections turn down huge money for exciting stayer

Connections of exciting stayer Ain’tnodeeldun have turned down big money from Hong Kong interests. Co-trainer Sam Freedman has confirmed offers...

Racing officials reviewing use of whip

A study commissioned by the RSPCA has put the issue of whip use back in the spotlight after it found...

Stud career looms for Cox Plate winner

A stud career for Cox Plate winner Sir Dragonet is nearing although trainer Ciaron Maher will look to add a...

Kingston Town Classic

The is a  race held at each year. The  event is held in December each year and is one of...

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.
18+ Don't let the game play you. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Think! About your choices. Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au or www.gamblinghelponline.org.au.