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
Image: AAP
Love You Lucy was in the bad books earlier this week but she repaid veteran trainer Barry Squair by delivering his biggest win

Tough mare Love You Lucy was in the bad books earlier this week but she repaid veteran trainer Barry Squair by delivering his biggest win in the Listed Silk Stocking at the Gold Coast.

For three decades Squair was the leading rider on the Darling Downs and also had plenty of success in Brisbane.

Since retiring from the saddle 30 years ago, Squair has trained a small team at Toowoomba with Love You Lucy his best horse.

Love You Lucy ($12) scored her seventh win when she beat Fiesta ($11) by a short head with another short neck to Jen Rules ($12) in a three-way finish.

Squair arrived in the winner’s circle with his left hand strapped, the result of a trackwork accident.

“Lucy dumped me on Tuesday and I hurt my shoulder and wrist. That is it for me as a trackwork rider, my wife has put her foot down,”‘ Squair said.

“It is the the biggest win of my career as a trainer but I haven’t decided where to go next.

“She is a good horse and we will find something extra for her.

“I gave her a real chance today and she will win at further than 1200 metres.”

Winning jockey Mark Du Plessis said the mare had been suited by a handy early pace.

Michael Cahill, who rode Fiesta, said the Chris Waller-trained mare had no luck in the straight.

Earlier, comeback jockey Jim Byrne got a race-to-race double when he combined with Amicitia ($7) for their third win from four outings together.

“Jim has the key to get her settled and she can go up in grade now,” winning trainer Tony Gollan said.

Byrne also won on former Sydney galloper Prometheus ($13) when Brad Stewart couldn’t make it to the track in time.

“I tried three jockeys before Jim took the ride,” winning trainer Tony Sears said.

“I told them he could win but I don’t think they believed me.”

 
*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...

Golden Rose

The is a sprint race held at in New South Wales each year. The () boasts a total prize pool...

Punter collects $101,375 from $500 racing multi bet

One TAB punter has enjoyed a terrific afternoon of racing after pocketing $101,375 from a $500 four-leg multi. The TAB...

Racing twitter fuming over Melbourne Cup weight penalty

Racing fans on twitter are fuming after a European stayer received a hefty weight penalty which would secure the horse...

Punter eyeing $340,000 collect on The Everest

A TAB punter is hoping that the Joe Pride-trained Eduardo can secure a slot in the world’s richest race on...

Multiple G1 winning jockey to retire early

Group One-winning jockey James Winks has announced his retirement from the saddle on medical advice. The 36-year-old revealed the news...

Racing Victoria wants to ban the whip

Racing Victoria has announced today that it is seeking national action on a whip reform in Australian thoroughbred racing prior...

Watch 📺 Terry Bailey calls an absolute howler

Race caller Terry Bailey will be wishing he could have his time again after going the early crow with confidence...

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.