Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Price Boosts, Racing Backups, Fluc Up!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Odds Boosts, Racing Offers, Massive MULTIS!
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
Robbie Griffiths has seen positive signs from his unraced fillies entered for the Blue Diamond Preview

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has seen positive signs from his unraced fillies entered for the Blue Diamond Preview and is now keen to see how they perform when it matters most – on race day.

Griffiths has Don’ttelltheboss, Lady D’Oro and Miss Elena in Saturday’s Group Three Blue Diamond Preview (1000m) for fillies at Caulfield, a race which shapes as an important guide towards next month’s Blue Diamond.

“They are all quality fillies but like all those races each year there will be good competition,” Griffiths said.

“There’s about five fillies who have already raced and been very good.

“Those raced horses are going to have the upper hand on my fillies, so if they can be competitive in this race they’ve got the room to improve to go through the series.

“Their talent at home is good, so we’ve just got to see if they bring it on race day.”

The raced brigade is headlined by Gimcrack Stakes winner Catch Me who was the $3.70 favourite on Thursday but the Lloyd Kennewell-trained recent Flemington winner Jedastar has been a notable firmer with TAB fixed odds from $13 into $4.60.

Don’ttelltheboss has drawn barrier four while Lady D’Oro has gate 10 and Miss Elena 17.

Griffiths said on their jump-outs and trackwork there was not much between his three so luck in running would be important.

“Looking at the barrier draws you’ve probably got to rate them in order of barriers now,” he said.

“I don’t know if we’ll run Miss Elena from barrier 17.

“She won a trial (jump-out) on Monday. If it’s all too hard we might just wait with her.”

Griffiths also has unraced colt Hernadez in Saturday’s Listed Blue Diamond Preview for colts and geldings.

He said he was impressed with Hernadez’s first jump-out at Cranbourne but was disappointed when the colt was a well-beaten eighth in a Pakenham barrier trial this month.

“(Jockey) Andrew Mallyon said he was a bit lost so we took him across to the Cranbourne racetrack on Monday and he ran second in a trial there,” Griffiths said.

“Based on his lack of performance at Pakenham you’d probably say he’s a little bit of an underdog against the raced stock on Saturday but if he can be competitive by running respectably, he’ll be much better suited in races getting longer.”

 
Featured News

Free List of the Best Racing Bets and Bonus Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Finche races into 2019 Melbourne Cup favouritism

A horse racing in the colours made famous by Frankel and Enable is now the equal Melbourne Cup favourite following...

Begood Toya Mother wins the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

Begood Toya Mother has delivered on a long-range plan in the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield in...

Avilius too good in G1 George Main Stakes

Avilius has reaffirmed his status as one of the country’s premier weight-for-age stars and put himself back in the Cox...

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes results and replay – 2019

View the results and replay for the 2019 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes. The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes was raced at...

George Main Stakes results and replay – 2019

View the results and replay for the 2019 George Main Stakes (Optic White Stakes). The George Main Stakes (Optic White...

Brimham Rocks wins a spot in the Caulfield Cup

The Chris Waller-trained Brimham Rocks has earned a ticket into the Caulfield Cup with his first Australian victory in the...

Female jockey banned on drug charge

Queensland jockey Tiffani Brooker has been disqualified for nine months after a recent urine test showed traces of a number...

Mystic Journey’s trainer inundated with derogatory messages

Mystic Journey’s trainer Adam Trinder has spoken out about the derogatory calls, emails and text messages he has received after...

Taylor Swift scratched from Melbourne Cup day

International singing superstar Taylor Swift will no longer perform at Flemington on Melbourne Cup day following a change to her...

Failed drug test cover up rocks US horse racing

A cover up of a failed drug test has this morning rocked the US horse racing industry. The New York...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Which bookmaker should you bet with? We Review each of the leading online Australian Bookmakers and rate them in order...

 
 
Copyright © 2019 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.