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
Ironclad remains unbeaten in Australia after claiming the Golden Mile

Trainer Will Clarken and the team behind former UK galloper Ironclad will look to bigger purses after taking an important step at Bendigo on Saturday.

Ironclad made his first trip away from his new Morphettville home to claim the Listed Golden Mile under a brilliant ride from Jamie Kah.

The victory provided Kah a winning treble for the afternoon following wins aboard Fanciful Toff and Annavisto.

Ironclad is now a dual Listed race winner in Australia and Clarken is likely to spell the son of Dubawi and plan a spring campaign.

The Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) at Caulfield in October could be on the agenda.

Sent out the $2.05 favourite, Ironclad held off a determined bid from Platoon ($5.50) to score by 1-¾ lengths with Vassilator ($31) a head away third.

Clarken was in Sydney on Saturday to saddle Bella Vella in the Group 1 Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill which was run 20 minutes after Ironclad’s victory.

Clarken’s racing manager Lachie Weekly, who also manages Kah, said Ironclad’s victory was a terrific result.

“We’re over the moon,” Weekly said.

“He came over here (to Victoria) and he didn’t bat an eyelid at all.

“We’ll see how he pulls up. Will can have a look at him over the next week but we probably will back off him for the spring.

“You’d think he’d have to be a good chance in a Toorak or something like that.

“He’s a very good galloper.”

Kah said Ironclad was a tough individual that was not going to let anything get past him.

“You can see on the line that he was peaking but he was never going to let anything get past him,” Kah said.

“He’s got a good professional attitude about him.

“He’s a lovely horse.”

Written by Craig Brennan

*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...

Horse Racing Big Collects, Bets and Moves – Saturday’s Races 17/4/2021

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

Addeybb goes back-to-back in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Tom Marquand has lauded the bravery of Addeybb after his spectacular Queen Elizabeth Stakes victory. It was billed as the...

Pizza-loving mare the Queen of Randwick

Wendy Roche will be popping the champagne after Nettoyer’s Queen Of The Turf Stakes victory at Randwick but it won’t...

Queen Elizabeth Stakes results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. The Queen Elizabeth Stakes was raced at Randwick racecourse...

The Showdown results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 The Showdown. The Showdown was raced at Caulfield racecourse on 17/4/2021. Replay:...

Sydney Cup results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 Sydney Cup. The Sydney Cup was raced at Randwick racecourse on 17/4/2021....

Queen Of The Turf Stakes results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 Queen Of The Turf Stakes. The Queen Of The Turf Stakes was...

Ron Stewart turns back the clock to win Sydney Cup on Selino

Almost two decades after being crowned Sydney’s champion apprentice, Ron Stewart was back in the G1 winner’s circle at Randwick....

Arcadia Queen’s racing career over

Owner Bob Peters has all but confirmed the career of star mare Arcadia Queen is over, after she suffered a...

Classique Legend suffers HK setback will return to Australia

Just when it appeared Classique Legend was set to show his true colours in Hong Kong with a scheduled return...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

Copyright © 2021 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 or