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: Steve Hart
I Am Serious has appreciated the absence of Avilius to claim the Angst Stakes

After a couple of near misses in Group company, I Am Serious has appreciated the absence of Avilius to claim the Angst Stakes at Randwick.

The Chris Waller-trained five-year-old’s second and third behind Godolphin’s Avilious in the Group Three Premier’s Cup and Kingston Town Stakes stood her in good stead for the drop to Saturday’s 1600m race for mares.

Avilius won Saturday’s Bart Cummings at Flemington to gain ballot free entry to the Melbourne Cup 2018.

I Am Serious, the $1.90 favourite in the Angst, raced in a handy position and went to the line 1-1/4 lengths in front of Mandylion ($18) with Dixie Blossoms ($4.60), winner of the past two Angst Stakes, another short half head third.

With Waller in Melbourne to oversee Winx’s Turnbull Stakes win, Charlie Duckworth represented the stable.

“She turns up every time and she is very game and very gutsy,” Duckworth said.

“She’s just been a pleasure to train and hasn’t put a foot wrong so we’re delighted for connections and thankful for their faith in us.”

I Am Serious was originally trained by Bob Haire at Taree and won her first three starts.

Haire, who still owns her with members of his family, realised her potential and sent her to the city.

Duckworth said coming back from 2000m suited the mare as did the heavy conditions.

“She’s very good on a wet track,” he said.

“She just got the dream run through. I think everyone was a little bit nervous at the point of the turn, whether she would get out, but when the gap came she took about 100 metres to go through her gears and was very strong late.”

Featured News

Victorian trainer charged for tubing

Trainer Shawn Mathrick has been charged with a stomach tubing offence. Racing Victoria stewards issued Mathrick with two charges on...

64 horses remain in the race for the Melbourne Cup 2019

Three horses who had been in the top 50 in the Melbourne Cup order of entry, including imported stayer Torcedor...

Cox Plate, Melbourne Cup bet could net punter $586,300

A punter with the TAB is confident that they have identified the winners of two Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features...

Mark Waugh takes swipe at racings lack of loyalty

Success breeds success, so they say. And so it is for Chris Waller’s rampant yard which stole every award and...

Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup contender sold at auction

Prominent racehorse owner Richard Pegum has secured a 25 per cent share in leading Caulfield and Melbourne Cups contender Mustajeer...

Peter V’landys wants Melbourne Cup date change

Racing NSW chief executive Peter V’landys thinks the Victoria Racing Club should change the date of the Melbourne Cup. V’Landys...

Caulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup is always an amazing spectacle, with some of the best horses in the world battling it out...

The Everest

The Everest is Australia’s richest race as well as the richest turf race in the world. The race boasts a total...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

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...

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.