$600 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $600 in racing bonuses*
$500 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up, Join now & get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in racing bonus bets*
Deposit $250, Bet with $550
Sign-up, deposit $250 & receive $300 in racing bonus bets. That's $550 to bet with!*
$400 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $400 in racing bonus bets*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

Marianne has had to survive a protest to claim a breakthrough stakes win at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

The Mick Kent-trained three year-old finished a short-half head in front of Suavito in the Listed Alexandra Stakes (1600m) but Suavito’s jockey Damien Oliver fired in an objection alleging interference in the final 100m.

Oliver said Craig Williams continued to shift out on Marianne after initial contact from another rival Girl In Flight on her inside and said the pressure and contact from Marianne had cost him at least the margin he was beaten by.

Marianne - Photo by Sarah Ebbett

Marianne - Photo by Sarah Ebbett

Stewards ruled third-placed Girl In Flight bumped Marianne at the 50m mark and after that were satisfied Marianne and Suavito went straight to the line so they dismissed the protest.

Kent will monitor the weather in Sydney in the lead-up to the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) in two weeks before deciding whether she runs there or heads to feature races in Adelaide.

Marianne ($5) had finished second at her past four starts at Group level.

“She’s a good filly and will get over further,” Kent said.

“I’d love to get her on a wet track. If it happened to be wet she’d be a real show in it.”

Girl In Flight finished three-quarters of a length away third while favourite Solicit ($1.95) came in fourth after settling in behind the lead which probably didn’t suit her.

Solicit went for an inside run early in the straight and had her momentum halted slightly at a crucial stage before finishing more than two lengths from the winner.

 
Deposit $50, Bet with $250
Get $200 in Racing Bonus Bets when you join and deposit $50!*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Tags:
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Free Racing Bonus Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with a Free list of the best Bonus Bet offers available at every online bookmaker...

Mornington trainer banned over a dead filly

Mornington trainer Shane Bottomley has been suspended and fined over the disposal of a dead horse. Bottomley faced the Racing...

Winx set to race on

The prospect of Winx returning for an autumn campaign is tantalisingly closer with the mare in pre-training and soon to...

Tye Angland back in Sydney

Injured jockey Tye Angland has arrived back in Sydney from Hong Kong to continue his treatment at the Royal North...

Arcadia Queen stamps herself as a star

Perth filly Arcadia Queen is the toast of the west after a brilliant victory in the Kingston Town Classic, the...

Boom 3YO dies from colic

Boom 3YO filly Smart Melody has sadly died after battling a colic related illness. Smart Melody won her first five...

 
 
 
Copyright © 2018 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.