$200 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $200 in racing bonuses*
$500 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up, Join now & get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in racing bonus bets*
Deposit $250, Bet with $550
Sign-up, deposit $250 & receive $300 in racing bonus bets. That's $550 to bet with!*
Deposit $20, Bet with $120
Sign-up, deposit $20 & receive $100 in racing bonus bets. That's $120 to bet with!*
$300 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $300 in racing bonus bets*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Image: Darren Winningham
Jim Byrne will be reunited with Outback Barbie in the Tea Rose Stakes
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

Leading Brisbane jockey Jim Byrne will be reunited with one of his favourite horses, Outback Barbie, in the Tea Rose Stakes at Randwick.

Byrne won the Listed Calaway Gal Stakes on Outback Barbie and was aboard her when she copped the backwash of severe interference before finishing third in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic in January.

Since then Outback Barbie has had two campaigns in Sydney where she has been ridden by Corey Brown, Joe Moreira, and James McDonald.

The filly will run in the Group Two Tea Rose (1400m) on Saturday and McDonald was again expected to be aboard.

After finding out McDonald was committed to a runner for trainer Chris Waller, Gollan decided to go with Byrne for Outback Barbie.

“Jim has a very high opinion of her. He has had two race rides on her for a win and an unlucky third,” Gollan said.

“But he has also ridden her in her trials and jump-outs so he knows her very well.

“Jim has been wanting to get back on her in a race and this is his chance.”

Among Outback Barbie’s rivals will be New Zealand filly Santa Catarina who has arrived in Sydney.

Santa Catarina is trained by Stephen Marsh for Lib Petagna who has enjoyed Group One success in Sydney with Lucia Valentina and Sofia Rosa.

“She’s travelled very well and ate well last night, and she seems pretty bright in herself,” Marsh told NZ Racing Desk.

“If she can get the right draw and take a good position she will get her chance. She will improve again with the run, but this will tell us exactly where we are with her.”

Marsh, who is yet to lock in a rider, said Santa Catarina was likely to have a brief spring campaign in Sydney.

“If she runs well, she will carry on to the (Group One) Flight Stakes in two weeks’ time and win, lose or draw in that she will come home,” Marsh said.

“If she doesn’t run up to expectations, we will head back and get our spring campaign back on track in New Zealand.”

Gollan’s other leading three-year-old, Ef Troop, will run in the Group Two Danehill Stakes over the straight 1200m-course at Flemington on Saturday with Damien Oliver to ride.

“You don’t need me to tell you how good a rider Damien is and his opinion of Ef Troop up the straight six will be interesting,” Gollan said.

Ef Troop trialled in Sydney last week, leading all the way to beat Group One-winning mare and Everest contender English.

 
$300 in Bonus Bets
Get $300 in Racing Bonus Bets when you join and deposit $250!*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Free Racing Bonus Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with a Free list of the best Bonus Bet offers available at every online bookmaker...

Golden Slipper plunge taking shape

The Golden Slipper is always one of the better betting races on the calendar and with that being the case,...

Watch: Chenier sends twitter into meltdown

Trainer Anthony Freedman continues to produce results with the handful of Godolphin-owned gallopers in his stable. While the majority of...

George Ryder Stakes (Winx) Field – 2019

View the final field and barriers for the 2019 George Ryder Stakes which is headlined by Champion mare Winx. The...

Golden Slipper Field – 2019

View the final field and barriers for the 2019 Golden Slipper. The Golden Slipper will be run on Saturday 23rd...

Estijaab - Golden Slipper

Golden Slipper

The Golden Slipper is one of the biggest and most prestigious horse races in Australia. Taking place each April at...

George Ryder Stakes

The George Ryder Stakes is one of the feature middle distances races in Australia for all horses of all ages, it is...

Big Bets (inc Winx) – 23/3/2019

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

 
 
 
Copyright © 2018 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.