Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Price Boosts, Racing Backups, Fluc Up!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Odds Boosts, Racing Offers, Massive MULTIS!
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
Image: Steve Hart

Group One winners Trapeze Artist, Hartnell, Le Roman and Alizee are all expected to line up in the Expressway Stakes at Rosehill with the four among six entries taken for the Group Two sprint.

Nominations have been left open with Dothraki and Lanciato the other two among the nominations taken on Monday for Saturday’s race.

Even though the numbers are small, Lanciato’s trainer Mark Newnham admits it will still be tough for the dual stakes winner who is headed on a sprinting path this campaign.

His past two preparations have been geared towards 1600m-races but after his unplaced runs in the Epsom Handicap and Doncaster Mile, his trainer will keep him to slightly shorter races.

“I’m not sure he runs out a strong mile,” Newnham said.

“The Expressway is the right race to start him off in but with horses like Trapeze Artist and Alizee in it, it certainly won’t be easy.

“After the Expressway we will look at races like the Liverpool City Cup and the Canterbury Stakes.”

The Group Three Liverpool City Cup on March 2 and Group One Canterbury Stakes a week later are both over 1300m.

Lanciato finished third in a Warwick Farm barrier trial last week in preparation for his return.

Formerly trained in New Zealand, Lanciato was one of the first horses sent to Newnham’s stable when he took out his licence three years ago after 30 years experience firstly as a jockey then as foreman for Gai Waterhouse.

While the now six-year-old has been a stalwart for the stable, Newnham will be looking ahead with two-year-olds Blazing Miss and Exceed The Stars who run in Saturday’s Group Three Widden Stakes and Group Three Canonbury Stakes respectively.

The Widden for fillies has attracted 18 entries while the Canonbury for colts and geldings has 10 nominations.

 
Featured News

Free List of the Best Racing Bets and Bonus Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Popular female jockey could be forced to retire

Popular female jockey Nikita Beriman will miss the Spring carnival and may be forced to retired after battling an ongoing...

Mustajeer’s odds slashed for Caulfield Cup, Melbourne Cup

After winning the Ebor Handicap at York overnight, Mustajeer is now $15 equal favourite at TAB for the Caulfield Cup...

Samadoubt causes upset in Group One Winx Stakes

Tim Clark has pulled off a major upset in the first Group One race of the season with a bold...

Deprive wins controversial Show County Quality

Rachel King and Godolphin sprinter Deprive have renewed their winning association – but only just. In a finish that had...

The Everest could be an option for impressive Libertini

The return of boom filly Libertini was expected to be one of the highlights on Winx Stakes day at Randwick...

Social media blows up over photo finish decision

The controversy at Randwick has continued following an upheld protest in the Up And Coming Stakes a photo finish in...

Glen Boss blows up over protest decision

A protest which was upheld in the Up And Coming Stakes has caused a stir in the stewards room and...

TAB records their biggest ever winning price

One lucky punter has kicked off their Wednesday with an incredible win from a 50c bet on the Mohawk trots....

Officers bust participants in Queensland raids

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission officers have found five trackwork riders tested positive to prohibited substances during a raid at the...

Memsie Stakes

The Memsie Stakes is a Group l sprint race and is the first Group l of the Melbourne Springย racing season....

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

 
 
Copyright © 2019 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.