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

Popular Gold Coast mare Little Brown Horse will not race again with her connections saying she has earned her retirement.

Trainer Kelly Doughty pulled the pin on a start in Tuesday’s Sunshine Coast Cup, deciding the diminutive mare had done enough.

Little Brown Horse was one of the smallest horses to race in Queensland but her huge heart earned her a big following.

She won 14 races and $468,000 prize money, a great return for a home-bred mare.

Doughty’s husband Gary said there was nothing seriously wrong with the mare but no risks would be taken with her.

“She probably needs eight weeks in the spelling paddock but if we then brought her back she would be a rising eight-year-old mare,” Doughty said.

“We just would never forgive ourselves if anything happened to her.”

He said Little Brown Horse would spend some months enjoying paddock life before she went to stud in the spring.

“She won 14 races for us and not many do that. And not many do that when they are barely 15 hands,” Doughty said.

Little Brown Horse goes out as the winner of her final start over 1600 metres at the Sunshine Coast earlier this month.

Geoff Goold, who rides Honey Toast in Tuesday’s Cup, has fond memories of Little Brown Horse.

“Little Brown Horse was really good to me. I won my first stakes race on her and she always tried so hard,” Goold said.

The Listed Sunshine Coast Cup (1400m) will determine the immediate future of former Melbourne galloper Weinholt.

Weinholt is one of several former Peter Moody-trained horses now with Desleigh Forster at Eagle Farm.

“If Weinholt races well he will probably continue on here. But if not, he will spell and probably go back to Melbourne,” Forster said.

*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...

Star International raider dies following injury

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Wichita has has sadly died at Macedon Lodge after suffering a complication while recovering from surgery. Wichita...

Racing Victoria to investigate Werribee death

Racing Victoria will conduct an inquiry into the death of International horse Involved who died whilst at the Werribee International...

Likely Melbourne Cup Field – 2020

The 2020 Melbourne Cup will be run on Tuesday, November 3rd (3/11/2020) at Flemington and the field is taking shape...

Cox Plate results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Cox Plate. The Cox Plate was raced at Moonee Valley racecourse on...

Punter turns $60 racing multi into $282,861

After waiting for seven weeks, one TAB punter has celebrated today’s racing at Randwick and Caulfield after collecting $282,861.60 from...

Watch 📺 Swooping magpie gets KO’d

At Doomben this afternoon one of the most bizarre things we have seen on the race track happened. A magpie...

Watch 📺 ‘Dickhead’ golfers in a near miss at Ellerslie

A pair of golfers have had been left red-faced after narrowly avoiding being trampled during the Great Northern Steeplechase (6400m)...

Champion mare Winx loses foal

Champion mare Winx has tragically lost her first foal, a filly by super sire I Am Invincible. Trainer Chris Waller...

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup always approaches fast, with the 2020 edition commencing at 3pm, Tuesday 3rd November. The race that stops...

The Golden Eagle

 is Australia’s second richest race in Australia behind The Everest as well as the third richest turf race in the...

Victoria Derby

The is a staying race and is the premier race for three year old stayers during the Melbourne Spring Racing...

Coolmore Stud Stakes

The is a race held at in Victoria each year and is fast becoming one of the big highlights Spring...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

Copyright © 2020 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 or