$501 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonuses*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
Deposit $50, Bet with $200*
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $150 in Free Bonus Bets!*
$600 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up, deposit $400 & receive $600 in Free Bonus Bets!*
Deposit $50, Bet with $200
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $150 in bonus bets. That's $200 to bet with!*
$500 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonuses*
$502 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $502 in bonuses*
Deposit $100, Bet with $350
Sign-up, deposit $100 & receive $250 in bonus bets. That's $350 to bet with!*
$400 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $400 in bonuses*
$250 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $250 in bonuses*
$250 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $250 in bonuses*
$200 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $200 in bonuses*
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.

Jay Ford will renew his association with Monton at Rosehill on Saturday as trainer Ron Quinton searches for an edge to return the sprinter to the winner’s stall.

Ford has ridden Monton twice in his 17-start career, highlighted by his victory in the 2010 Group Two Hobartville Stakes (1400m) in which he defeated subsequent Group One winners Shoot Out and Captain Sonador.

That win was at the forefront of Quinton’s mind when he booked Ford for the Rosehill Gardens Hcp (1350m).

“Jay rode three winners at Goulburn yesterday (Tuesday) so he’s in form,” Quinton said.

“He also rode this horse to his best win in the Hobartville.”

Monton was prepared by Tim Martin before being transferred to Quinton for his current campaign.

At his first start for the former top jockey, Monton was a fast-finishing third to Decision Time in the Group Three Concorde Stakes (1100m) at Warwick Farm.

He drew wide second-up and was never in the hunt, beating just one rival home in The Shorts (1200m) won by Love Conquers All.

“His first run for me was good. He always goes well fresh and that was no exception,” Quinton said.

“His next run wasn’t quite as good. It turned out to be a pretty hot race on the day, particularly when they run just over 1.08. He can’t run that time.

“But he’s had a nice, three-week break for this and he looks really well. He looks beautiful and he’s probably down in grade a bit.”

Quinton said Thursday’s barrier draw would be key to his chances.

“He needs to draw a good gate and get a smother,” he said.

Monton was one of 19 nominations for the 1350m event which has attracted some handy entries including the Peter Snowden-trained Erewhon who hasn’t raced since taking out the Group One Spring Champion Stakes last year.

The talented Somepin Anypin will be striving to bounce back from his last-start defeat as favourite, while Tie The Knot’s half-brother Hood, 2009 New Zealand Derby winner Coniston Bluebird and Winter Cup winner Legsman are other notable entries.

Miss Keepsake, the 2010 Queensland Oaks winner, heads weights for the Listed Angst Stakes (1400m) with 57kg.

Lonhro’s little sister Shannara, who will be striving to go one better than her second to Lovemelikearock in the race 12 months ago, is one of three nominations for Darley along with Screen and Quidnunc.

AAP TURF

 
Deposit $50, Bet with $200
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $150 in bonus bets. That's $200 to bet with!*
* 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...

Big Bets – 19/8/2017

We take a look at the big bets the online bookmakers have taken on the weekends horse racing around the country with most...

Punters Smash Japanese import

The Japanese should always be respected when they come down under and punters have launched into one at Caulfield in...

Would Winx win the Melbourne Cup?

We take a look at the stats, figures and history of the Melbourne Cup to see if Champion mare Winx...

Crazy bookmaker takes on Winx

One of Australia’s biggest bookmakers is set to take on the Mighty Mare Winx this Saturday in the Group 2...