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

Alaskan Rose’s trainer Mike Moroney has confidence in the unbeaten filly’s ability ahead of her showdown with fellow Thousand Guineas contenders in the Prelude at Caulfield.

Alaskan Rose has won her two starts and heads into Saturday’s Group Two Thousand Guineas Prelude (1400m) for fillies four weeks after her most recent win.

Stay With Me, Miss Gunpowder, Jameka and Pasadena Girl are expected to be among Alaskan Rose’s rivals in her first stakes test.

While Moroney admits there are different form lines to match up, he believes Alaskan Rose is up to the challenge.

“We think she’s very good,” Moroney said.

“She’s two out of two but she hasn’t raced at black-type level yet. This will be her first go at black type and that’s always harder but we feel pretty confident she’s up to it.

“But I suppose the opposition are feeling the same way.”

Atlantic Jewel Stakes winner Stay With Me is the $4.20 Thousand Guineas favourite ahead of Pasadena Girl ($6) while Don’t Doubt Mamma’s win at Caulfield on Saturday has her at $7 ahead of Alaskan Rose at $8.

Alaskan Rose won by 4-1/2 lengths on debut at Sandown before stepping out in a benchmark-78 for fillies at Caulfield on August 29, finishing over the top of Guilietta to win by 1-1-4 lengths.

Moroney decided the right spring path for Alaskan Rose in her first preparation was to have four weeks between her most recent start and the Prelude.

“Her main aim is the Group One so we just want to get her there at her best,” he said.

“She had a jump-out last Friday week and she went really well. (Jockey) Steve Arnold was very taken with her so if he’s happy, we’re happy.”

Moroney is also hoping to have two runners, Strike Force and Tulsa, in Saturday’s Caulfield Guineas Prelude for colts and geldings.

Strike Force scored a convincing 2-3/4 length maiden win at Geelong this month at his third start.

Tulsa flashed home for sixth after being blocked for a run in the Listed Pin & Win Stakes (1400m) last start won by Bon Aurum.

“Tulsa looks reasonably smart without any doubt but there wouldn’t be much between him and Strike Force,” Moroney said.

*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...

Star International raider dies following injury

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Wichita has has sadly died at Macedon Lodge after suffering a complication while recovering from surgery. Wichita...

Racing Victoria to investigate Werribee death

Racing Victoria will conduct an inquiry into the death of International horse Involved who died whilst at the Werribee International...

Likely Melbourne Cup Field – 2020

The 2020 Melbourne Cup will be run on Tuesday, November 3rd (3/11/2020) at Flemington and the field is taking shape...

Cox Plate results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Cox Plate. The Cox Plate was raced at Moonee Valley racecourse on...

Punter turns $60 racing multi into $282,861

After waiting for seven weeks, one TAB punter has celebrated today’s racing at Randwick and Caulfield after collecting $282,861.60 from...

Watch πŸ“Ί Swooping magpie gets KO’d

At Doomben this afternoon one of the most bizarre things we have seen on the race track happened. A magpie...

Watch πŸ“Ί ‘Dickhead’ golfers in a near miss at Ellerslie

A pair of golfers have had been left red-faced after narrowly avoiding being trampled during the Great Northern Steeplechase (6400m)...

Champion mare Winx loses foal

Champion mare Winx has tragically lost her first foal, a filly by super sire I Am Invincible. Trainer Chris Waller...

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup always approaches fast, with the 2020 edition commencing at 3pm, Tuesday 3rd November. The race that stops...

The Golden Eagle

Β is Australia’s second richest race in Australia behind The Everest as well as the third richest turf race in the...

Victoria Derby

The is a staying race and is the premier race for three year old stayers during the Melbourne Spring Racing...

Coolmore Stud Stakes

The is a race held at in Victoria each year and is fast becoming one of the big highlights Spring...

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.