$501 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonuses*
Deposit $50, Bet with $250*
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $200 in Free Bonus Bets!*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
$600 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up, deposit $400 & receive $600 in Free Bonus Bets!*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.

John O’Shea is no stranger to winning the Coongy Cup on Caulfield Cup day and is convinced he has a leading chance again this year.

O’Shea has trained two of the past four winners of the 2000m-Group Three race and has last-start Craven Plate winner It’s Somewhat lining up as the favourite on Saturday.

O’Shea prepared Lightinthenite to win the race in 2012 when he was still a public trainer, while subsequent Group One winner Contributer made a winning start to his Australian career for O’Shea and Godolphin in 2014.

O’Shea has described this year’s Coongy as a wonderful race for It’s Somewhat who took out the Craven Plate over the same distance at Randwick by almost five lengths in a field of four.

“I think the way the race pans out suits him,” O’Shea said.

“There’s a bit of speed obviously with Lee Freedman’s horse (Tom Melbourne) and The Cleaner, and I think if he can roll forward and get on their backs in the first part of the race, that sort of galloping race suits him.

“He’s just in good form.”

It’s Somewhat was at $2.70 on the eve of the race ahead of Maurus ($4).

The Robert Smerdon-trained Maurus goes into the race after a three-length second to Real Love, the $7 second favourite for Saturday’s Caulfield Cup.

 
$501 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up and get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonus bets*
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $250*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first bet
    matched
    up to
    $501*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $200*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first deposit
    matched
    up to
    $500*
    CLAIM NOW
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Bonus Free Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with the best Free Bet offers available on every online bookmaker on the internet. We...

International shakes-up Caulfield Cup markets

European invader Johannes Vermeer is the big mover in a Caulfield Cup betting shake-up with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au. Prepared by champion...

Caulfield Cup Field – 2017

View the field and barriers for the 2017 Caulfield Cup . The Caulfield Cup will be run on Saturday 21th...

 
 
 
Copyright © 2017 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved.

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.