Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
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
Tulloch Lodge although small and select will have a presence at this years Queensland racing carnival

Opportunities to parlay autumn carnival success into the Brisbane winter will be limited for Tulloch Lodge this year but they still plan to have a presence, led by dual Guineas winner Dawn Passage.

Training partners Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott enjoyed a Sydney carnival to remember, the highlight their Golden Slipper win with exciting colt Farnan.

But with cuts to the traditional Queensland schedule and logistical challenges with interstate travel due to the coronavirus, Waterhouse and Bott will only take a small team north.

It is a situation most Sydney trainers find themselves in as they navigate the COVID-19 landscape.

“We will be selective with what we take up,” Bott said.

“It’s a bit tricky with the logistics and the program has changed, some of the big races you normally chase are not there and some of the lead ups are not there.

“We will take the right horses up there for the right races if it all falls into place.”

Dawn Passage will be their winter carnival spearhead after adding Saturday’s Inglis 3YO Guineas (1400m) at Rosehill to his Hawkesbury Guineas triumph.

The victory confirmed plans to run him in the Group One Stradbroke Handicap, run over the Guineas distance at Eagle Farm next month.

It also sent the three-year-old to the top of Stradbroke betting as an $8 equal favourite with The Goodwood winner Trekking and Brisbane-trained Vega One.

“When he is in such good form you have to capitalise on it,” Bott said.

“I feel 1400 metres is his optimum distance and as a lightweight in the Stradbroke Handicap he fits the profile well.”

Closer to home, Waterhouse and Bott will rely on a handful of up-and-coming horses to take them through the winter racing in Sydney.

Among them is the promising Mr Dependable who won his first two starts last preparation and was spelled after he failed on a heavy track in January.

The four-year-old finished runner-up to stablemate Statuesquely in a Randwick barrier trial on Friday and Bott expected Mr Dependable to continue his progress through the grades.

“He’s a really nice, progressive type and he had a pretty consistent record there,” Bott said.

“He put the writing on the wall with his first couple of runs and he’s had his second trial so he isn’t far off returning to racing.

“We will take him through the grades, there is no rush with a horse like him.”

 
*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...

Master Montaro

Watch: Boom 3YO justifies big price tag

Master Montaro has justified a lofty purchase price with a stylish victory at Geelong and is set do his future...

Horse Racing Big Bets – Saturday’s Races 30/5/2020

We take a look at the big bets the online bookmakers have taken on Saturday’s horse racing around the country...

Jockey suspended in three consecutive races

A Queensland jockey has been suspended in three consecutive rides on Thursday at Cairns. Apprentice jockey Emily Cass saw the...

Leading trainers want Melbourne Cup date change

Trainer Danny O’Brien would like to see the whole spring carnival shifted and the Melbourne Cup run in the first...

Watch: Veteran jockey receives huge suspension for dodgy ride

A veteran jockey has been suspended for four months on a handling charge out of a race meeting in country...

Updated: Bomb threat at Eagle Farm halts races

A bomb threat at Eagle Farm has caused an indefinite delay at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The Eagle Farm races...

Watch: Worst moral beaten ever as jockey mistakes winning post

A jockey in France has cost punters and connections a certain win after mistaking the winning post. Jockey Maximilien Justum...

Watch: 3kg apprentice produces ride of the year

We’ve read so many stories lately about apprentice jocks not riding with vigour. And, if we’re being honest, we’ve reported...

Jenny Duggan recovering from horrific fall

Jockey Jenny Duggan has suffered multiple fractures after she was one of two riders involved in a serious race fall...

Watch: Damien Oliver cops spray after bad ride

Champion jockey Damien Oliver has coped a spray from trainer John Sadler after his ride on Beehunter at Flemington on...

The Goodwood Handicap results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 The Goodwood Handicap. The Goodwood Handicap was raced at Morphettville racecourse on...

Watch: $60,000 bet on 2YO first starter a painful watch

A punter with the TAB has had a rough start to the day with a $60,000 bet on a 2YO...

Watch: Star 2YO unearthed at Scone

Despite it being late in the two-year-old season fans may have witnessed one of the best at Scone on Friday....

Steven Pateman

Steven Pateman and his wife banned for three years

Champion jumps jockey Steven Pateman and his wife have been disqualified for three years on a cobalt charge. A dual...

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.