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

A Summer Cup victory by Midsummer Sun would be a timely boost for trainer Sam Kavanagh as his stable enters one of its busiest times of the year.

The young Sydney trainer plans to have a plethora of runners during the holiday period to take advantage of the jam-packed racing calendar.

His roll-out began with two runners at Warwick Farm on Christmas Eve and he will have a team of up to three at the Boxing Day meeting at Randwick.

“I’ve got 14 runners in over the next week which is close to half my stable,” Kavanagh said.

“I wanted to kick off a lot of our younger horses and horses who aren’t quite carnival class.

“We’ve got a lot of Magic Millions horses as well who I’m hoping to qualify for the Gold Coast. We’re hoping to get two or three up there.”

Headlining the Kavanagh team is stable stalwart Midsummer Sun who will be striving to improve on his fifth in the corresponding race last year.

He was placed in the ATC Cup two starts ago before a sound midfield effort over a mile in the Villiers Stakes.

He steps back up to 2000m at Randwick and despite Kavanagh’s healthy respect for the Chris Waller-trained runners, which include favourite I’m Imposing and Multilateral, he is convinced his horse is poised to perform.

“Obviously the Waller pair will be very hard to beat and we are dictated to a bit by the speed in the race but my horse is in great order,” Kavanagh said.

“His last furlong in the Villiers was excellent and 2000 metres and Randwick will suit him.”

Kavanagh will also run three-year-old and last-start Newcastle placegetter Tatone in Friday’s James Boag’s Premium Handicap but he is in two minds about plans for Spinning Diamond.

The mare has been accepted for the Sportsyear Handicap (1400m) on Boxing Day and a 1550m assignment at Canterbury on Saturday.

A city winner in October, Spinning Diamond was a last-start third to Saintly Lad at Rosehill on December 12.

“She was scratched a couple of times and she was probably a run short last time,” Kavanagh said.

“She’s at the top of her game and she will be hard to beat whenever she does run.”

 
*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 16/1/2021

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

Magic Millions Classic results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 Magic Millions Classic. The Magic Millions Classic was raced at Gold Coast...

Magic Millions Guineas results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 Magic Millions Guineas. The Magic Millions Guineas was raced at Gold Coast...

Watch 📺 Another Rockhampton rocket unearthed

Back in October 2012, at Rockhampton over 1100m, a horse flew around the course in a Class 1 and bolted...

Horse Racing Big Bets – Saturday’s Races 16/1/2021

We take a look at the big bets the online bookmakers have taken on Saturday’s horse racing around the country...

Magic Millions Classic

The Magic Millions 2YO Classic is a Restricted Listed race held at in Queensland each year and is one of...

Magic Millions Guineas

The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is a Restricted Listed race held at in Queensland each year and is one of...

Exciting stallion dies due to liver failure

Sadly 13-year-old Coolmore stallion Zoffany was euthanised today owing to liver failure. “Zoffany was a great servant and he’ll be...

Star Singapore sprinter headed for Australia

Star Singapore sprinter Inferno is set to make the move to Australia ahead of a possible racing career if he...

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 www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au or www.gamblinghelponline.org.au.