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!
Massive Odds on All Races!
Sign-up and start betting with PlayUp in 2 minutes!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Image: Steve Hart
Godolphin colt Paulele has unleashed a barnstorming finish to take out the Rosebud at Randwick

James Mcdonald has cheekily quipped, ‘Anamoe who?’ after the Group One winner’s stablemate Paulele returned with a rousing performance in the Rosebud at Randwick.

Anamoe is predicted to be one of the major players in the three-year-old features this spring but his James Cummings-trained stablemate Paulele has set the bar high, making light of his 59kg to dash home from midfield and land a stunning first-up win.

Favourite Remarque was desperately unlucky, striking a traffic jam in the straight before switching across heels and attacking the line late to grab third with In The Congo splitting the class colts.

Having his first race ride on Paulele after trialling him at Hawkesbury last month, McDonald was in awe of the three-year-old’s return.

“Anamoe who? He’s going to have to be on his A-game,” McDonald said of the ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winner.

“That was super. He gave me an awesome feel in the trial the other day, albeit a quiet trial.

“I’ll tell you what, James (Cummings) was so confident before the race, he said he’d really come on. You could just tell he was very excited about producing him today, very good colt.

“I thought 59 here today was going to be a bit of a stumbling block for him and credit to him, he produced an electric turn of foot and put a good field away.”

The Listed win capped a great afternoon for Sydney’s premier jockey, giving him his fourth victory in eight races after he claimed the opening three events on the Randwick card aboard Hot Spring Gold, Harpo Marx and Dream Runner.

Paulele won the Group Three Kindergarten Stakes on a soft track in the autumn and Cummings was pleased to see him turn in a similarly impressive performance on a good surface on Saturday.

He believes the colt’s forte is sprinting and plans to keep him to shorter courses with his immediate goal the San Domenico Stakes (1100m) on August 28.

“We think he’s a fast colt so I wouldn’t be getting carried away about expecting him to run a mile,” Cummings said.

“We’ve talked about various targets we might have. The thing for this colt is picking off the right races on the way through and I think the San Domenico is looming large as a very suitable target second-up for him.

“Paulele has developed a beautiful record and he’s got a little bit of upside too because he came here off what was a relatively light preliminary.”

Paulele ($8.50) scooted clear to score by 2-1/2 lengths over In The Congo ($4.20) with Remarque ($2.90 fav) losing no admirers, another half-neck back in third.

*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...

Kingston Town Classic results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 Kingston Town Classic. The Kingston Town Classic was raced at Ascot racecourse...

George Moore Stakes results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 George Moore Stakes. The George Moore Stakes was raced at Doomben racecourse...

Popular young jockey drowns in Queensland

Popular young jockey Chris Caserta is feared to have drowned after a late night swim at a Surfers Paradise beach...

Black Caviar gives birth to a filly

Champion mare Black Caviar has foaled down a filly by champion sire Written Tycoon. One of Black Caviar’s part-owners Pam...

Champion jockey Glen Boss announces retirement

Champion jockey Glen Boss will have his last ride this weekend at Caulfield as he calls an end to an...

Kingston Town Classic

The is a  race held at each year. The  event is held in December each year and is one of...

Pakenham Cup

The is a race held at in Victoria each year. The () boasts a total prize pool of and is...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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


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