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: Darren Winningham
Outback Barbie will back up in the Dane Ripper Stakes on Saturday

Classy mare Outback Barbie has come through her Stradbroke Handicap run well and will back up to give trainer Tony Gollan three runners in the Group Two Dane Ripper Stakes on Saturday.

Outback Barbie has not run a place in six starts at Eagle Farm but ran one of her best races when sixth in the Group One Stradbroke last Saturday.

She will join stablemates Shalwa and Krone in the Dane Ripper which is run over 1400m, the same distance as the Stradbroke.

The Dane Ripper is traditionally the lead-up race to the Tatt’s Tiara which, as the last Group One of the season, always attracts the elite fillies and mares.

Racing Queensland’s decision to scrap the Tatt’s Tiara along with five other Group One races has lifted the importance of the Dane Ripper as the final winter race for many fillies and mares.

Gollan has always rated Outback Barbie a top stakes horse and likes her chances.

“Her run in the Stradbroke was very good as she ended up in the wrong part of the track,” Gollan said.

“She was only beaten 1-1/2 lengths and she was strong at the finish.

“I have been pleased with her since the Stradbroke and provided she continues to please me she can run on Saturday.

“At the set conditions she meets a lot of these horses very nicely at the weights. After all, she has won $1.4 million.

“This is her chance to put the Eagle Farm hoodoo aside.”

Gollan was also upbeat about Shalwa and Krone, who ran the quinella in the Listed Helen Coughlan Stakes at Doomben two weeks ago.

“You know what you will get with Shalwa. She will get out and race on the pace,” he said.

“Since we have taken the blinkers off her she has been racing very well.”

Krone was formerly trained in Melbourne by Mick Price where she showed plenty of potential.

She ran an inglorious last at her first Queensland run at the Gold Coast but then flashed home to nearly catch Shalwa when second in the Coughlan.

“The Gold Coast run was completely out of character and we were at a bit of a loss to explain it,” Gollan said.

“She did get pushed deep and was ridden along which maybe didn’t suit her.

“She was a lot better at Doomben and Eagle Farm should suit her.”

*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...

Verry big decision awaits James McDonald

Leading Sydney jockey James McDonald has less than three weeks to make a decision on whether he will partner Verry...

Watch 📺 Late contender for sick beat of the season

There isn’t many races left in this years racing season but we have had a late contender for the worst...

No International horses booked for Spring Carnival

The participation of international horses in this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival remains pretty much in limbo at this stage, but...

Group 1 winner Hey Doc retired

Multiple Group 1 winner Hey Doc has been retired having lost the desire to be a racehorse. A 10-time winner from...

Sandown races

Victoria prepares for race free week

Go to the racing calendar and you will see no races are scheduled in Victoria from Monday July 26 until...

Melbourne Cup winning Hall of Fame trainer dies

Record holder for the most wins in Singapore, Laurie Laxon has died at home in New Zealand. Melbourne Cup winning...

Racing NSW announces new $2m race The Invitation

Racing NSW has today announced that a new race – “The Invitation”, will be run in October 2021, headlining several...

Jockey Ben Thompson suspended for four months

Jockey Ben Thompson, who has enjoyed a highly successful season since relocating to Queensland, has had his momentum brought to...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

Copyright © 2021 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