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

Consistent galloper Malaguerra could head straight into next month’s Stradbroke Handicap without another run after his fighting win in the Group One BTC Cup at Doomben.

An emotion-charged jockey Glenn Colless feared he might have got the lead too early on Malaguerra ($6.50) but the gelding fought on to beat Dothraki ($6.50) by a short half-head in the first Group One of the Brisbane winter carnival.

The favourite Japonisme ($3.40) was 1-1/4 lengths back in third place.

It was the first Group One for the Freedman brothers Lee and Anthony since they reunited in 2014.

Lee Freedman now has 125 Group One wins while Anthony won the 2012 Doomben Cup with Mawingo.

Malaguerra was having his first run since having no luck when sixth in the All Aged Stakes at Randwick on April 16.

Stable representative Steve Adams said there would be a discussion early next week to map out Malaguerra’s program.

“It does fall nicely, two weeks to the Doomben 10,000 and then two weeks to the Stradbroke. But Malaguerra is a very good fresh horses and that might be the way to go,” Adams said.

It was an emotional day for Colless who has battled injury in recent years.

“I am in the twilight of my career so this was something very special. I lost a good friend in my personal trainer earlier this year and a few other things have gone against me,” he said.

“I was happy when I got to the fence but I thought I might have hit the lead too early in the straight.

“But he did just keep giving when challenged.”

Dothraki battled bravely to almost give the Snowden training combination back-to-back wins in the Cup.

However, jockey Blake Shinn could not offer any excuses.

“I followed the winner the whole way and had my chance in the straight,” he said.

Glyn Schofield said his mount Japonisme had lost ground on the turn but had tried hard.

Wyong galloper Two Blue set a sizzling pace and held on well to finish fourth.

Jockey Michael Cahill was able to walk back to scale after falling from Artlee 50m past the post.

He was diagnosed with concussion and neck soreness.

 
*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. T’s & C’s apply. Gamble responsibly.
Tags:
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...

Alligator Blood’s trainer and owners part ways

Trainer David Vandyke will not be the trainer of star Queensland galloper Alligator Blood when the horse returns. David Vandyke...

Railway Stakes results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Railway Stakes. The Railway Stakes was raced at Ascot racecourse on 21/11/2020....

Tokoriki Lad wins in unusual fashion

Punters watching the last race at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday did a quick double-take and then they still had...

The Gong results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 The Gong. The Gong was raced at Kembla Grange racecourse on 21/11/2020....

Ballarat Cup results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Ballarat Cup. The Ballarat Cup was raced at Ballarat racecourse on 21/11/2020....

Star Queenslander Rothfire recovering well

For Rothfire, the Group 1 Golden Rose, back on September 26, was meant to be the final stepping-stone towards participation...

Connections turn down huge money for exciting stayer

Connections of exciting stayer Ain’tnodeeldun have turned down big money from Hong Kong interests. Co-trainer Sam Freedman has confirmed offers...

Racing officials reviewing use of whip

A study commissioned by the RSPCA has put the issue of whip use back in the spotlight after it found...

Stud career looms for Cox Plate winner

A stud career for Cox Plate winner Sir Dragonet is nearing although trainer Ciaron Maher will look to add a...

Winterbottom Stakes

The is a  race held at each year over and is known to be Western Australia’s premier sprint event. The race...

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