$501 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonuses*
Deposit $30, Bet with $180*
Sign-up, deposit $30 & receive $150 in Free Bonus Bets!*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
$600 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up, deposit $400 & receive $600 in Free Bonus Bets!*
Deposit $50, Bet with $200
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $150 in bonus bets. That's $200 to bet with!*
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.
Miss Cover Girl is primed for a first-up tilt at the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm

Group One-winning mare Miss Cover Girl is primed for a first-up tilt at the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm as she begins what will be her final racing preparation.

Saturday’s Group Two race over 1200 metres attracted just seven acceptances with Music Magnate the early favourite over Takedown.

Miss Cover Girl, who is rising six, has been a great performer for trainer Kelly Schweida and her owner Kevin O’Keefe.

Her best win was in last year’s Group One Tatt’s Tiara, which helped boost her career earnings to $832,900.

“She has been great for us and in particular the Tatt’s Tiara win,” Schweida said.

“But she is also a Sydney winner in stakes class and has picked up black-type on five other occasions with minor placings.

“All good things come to an end and this will be her last campaign. I would love her to go out a winner.”

Schweida said Miss Cover Girl had been entered in the catalogue for the Gold Coast Broodmare sale at the end of May.

“It is the right time for her to go. She is nearly six, she has won nearly a million dollars and she is fit in work,” he said.

Group One-winning mares rarely come up for sale in Queensland and Miss Cover Girl could obtain high six figures without surprising.

Miss Cover Girl hasn’t started since January but ran fourth behind another smart mare, Madotti, in a trial at Deagon last week.

“It was a solid trial but she has never been a flash horse at the trials. But she does handle wet tracks and she does go well fresh,” Schweida said.

Damian Browne, who won the Tatt’s Tiara on Miss Cover Girl, will ride the mare.

“Damian knows the track well and he will need to to the way it played at trackwork on Tuesday. It wasn’t good,” Schweida said.

The trainer will also saddle Oink resuming in the QTIS Three-Year-Old (1300m) on Saturday.

Oink, who is being set for races such as the Group Two Queensland Guineas, was not knocked about when second in a Deagon trial.

“He is going OK for his comeback but the only worry for me is his weight of 59 kilos. I was thinking about claiming but Paul (jockey Hammersley) knows him so well I decided to stick with a senior rider,” Schweida said.

 
$501 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up and get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonus bets*
  • DEPOSIT $30
    start betting
    with
    $180*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first deposit
    matched
    up to
    $501*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $200*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $10
    start betting
    with
    $110*
    CLAIM NOW
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Bonus Free Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with the best Free Bet offers available on every online bookmaker on the internet. We...

Cash Out costs punter $340,000

One Flemington punter will be kicking themselves after cashing out of a 5-leg multi that would have seen them take...

Rank outsider backed to win Golden Rose

Punters are looking away from the obvious when it comes to the Group l Golden Rose (1400m) at Rosehill this...

Strangles case causes trainer to quit

Queensland trainer Darren Bell says he has been forced to quit after racking up crippling debts when his stable was...

Jockey booking sparks Caulfield plunge

A key jockey booking is a reason why punters have launched into an in form mare in the Caulfield get...

 
 
 

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.