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: Steve Hart

Sydney filly Scarlet Dream has turned in the best trial of her career as she heads to Brisbane in a bid to make it third time lucky for trainer Mark Newnham in Oaks races.

Scarlet Dream will be having her first run since finishing second in the Group One Australian Oaks at Randwick when she runs in Saturday’s Group Two The Roses (2000m) at Doomben.

The Roses is the traditional lead-up to the Queensland Oaks on June 1 but this year Newnham will also use it to see how the filly handles the tricky Doomben course.

If she is not effective, Newnham will consider missing the Queensland Oaks (2200m) and waiting for the Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm.

“It is why I also entered her for the Derby at Eagle Farm over 2400 metres,” Newnham said.

“It is disappointing the Oaks isn’t on the bigger Eagle Farm track which would suit her.

“But provided she handles Doomben on Saturday she is Oaks bound. She could even back up in the Derby but that is down the track.”

Newnham is pleased with the way Scarlet Dream has progressed since the Randwick run.

“She won a trial a Warwick Farm two weeks ago and I think it was the best she had ever trialled,” he said.

“I took the blinkers off her for the trial but they will be back on for Saturday.”

Newnham, Gai Waterhouse’s ex-foreman, has had only two Oaks runners in his short but impressive career as a trainer in his own right.

“Greysful Glamour ran second in the Victorian Oaks and then Scarlet Dream was second at Randwick. Let’s hope it is a case of third time lucky in Queensland,” he said..

Jockey Blake Shinn will be chasing his third win in The Roses after taking the race on Arabian Gold (2014) and Bohemian Lily (2015).

 
*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...

Watch 📺 Thirty-five start maiden backs-up after 24 hours and wins

This doesn’t happen often! The Beaudesert based trainer Kenneth Deacon certainly didn’t leave Eagle Farm yesterday wondering what he would...

Alligator Blood no longer heading to Waterhouse and Bott stable

Hard work has paid off for trainer Billy Healey with Alligator Blood today becoming a formal addition to his racing...

Jockey gets last laugh after social media attack

After race 7 at Lismore finished on Friday, a bloke got onto twitter and just attacked the rider. Firing words...

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 www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au or www.gamblinghelponline.org.au.