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

Top jockey Jim Byrne has trainer Les Ross to thank for his midweek victory aboard two-year-old Despina at Doomben.

Despina ($13) stormed home to beat Ashgrovian ($16) by a long neck with a short neck to Balkan Bambino ($9) in the Plate (1030m).

Ross was quick to point out that Byrne had wanted to ride Despina’s stablemate Doom City Dragon who started at $3.50 and was unplaced in the race.

“I told Jim to ride Despina and be done with it. He can thank me later,” Ross said.

Despina finished fourth on debut at Kilcoy last month but Ross explained she received bad interference in the run and he felt she should have won.

The filly was bred by the trainer’s long-time client Malcolm Gray who has raced other handy horses including five-time city winner Prend.

Meanwhile, filly Interlude carried one of Queensland’s best known set of colours to victory in the Sequalo @ Lyndhurst Plate (1030m).

Interlude is raced by Kevin O’Brien and his wife Tanith whose orange and emerald green silks have also been sported by Group One winners Gold Edition and Ice Chariot.

The O’Briens have reduced their racing stock in recent times but now own Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm in Victoria which is run by their son James.

Interlude – fittingly a daughter of Group One-producing sire Sequalo who featured in Wednesday’s race name – added to her broodmare value with her city win.

She also continued the recent good run of apprentice Ruby Ride who has notched winners at the past three city meetings.

*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...

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...

Bossy thinks Sir Dragonet can win the Melbourne Cup

So what happens now? Will Hughie Bowman, who was booked to ride SIR DRAGONET (Camelot-Sparrow) in the Gr 1 Cox...

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...

Classique Legend lost to Hong Kong

In a bittersweet postscript to The Everest, Classique Legend’s owner Bon Ho has confirmed the horse will head overseas. While...

Verry Elleegant gives Chris Waller his first Caulfield Cup

Australia’s premier trainer Chris Waller and jockey Mark Zahra landed their first Caulfield Cup wins when outstanding five-year-old Verry Elleegant...

Watch 📺 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 📺 ‘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...

Cox Plate

The Cox Plate is a prestigious Group 1 race for three year old horses and above. Held under weight for...

Manikato Stakes

The is a race held at in Victoria each year and is the one of the premier races of the...

Melbourne Cup

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

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.