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

Robert Smerdon will wait until later in the week before deciding whether he will have two runners in Saturday’s Group One Robert Sangster Stakes in Adelaide.

Shamal Wind is a confirmed starter with Mark Zahra to ride, while connections of talented filly Politeness will choose between the Group One and a race in Sydney on the same day.

Politeness, an impressive last-start winner of the P J Bell Stakes, is being considered for the Group Three J H B Carr Stakes for fillies in Sydney and will also be nominated for the Group One All Aged Stakes.

Smerdon said he was likely to declare the filly for a Sydney race and the Sangster.

“I’m not sure which way we’ll go,” Smerdon said.

“We’ll make a decision probably midweek.”

Shamal Wind has been aimed at the 1200m Robert Sangster Stakes, known as the Sportingbet Classic, and heads to the race on the back of a convincing open handicap win at Flemington which was her first start for six weeks.

“She is in great shape,” Smerdon said.

“She galloped on Saturday morning on the course proper at Caulfield and it was terrific work. We’ll just tick her over now until Saturday.

“She goes well fresh and that’s why we have given her the gap of three weeks from the Flemington race.

“It’s a great opportunity for fillies and mares at the highest level against their own gender, which not often they get.”

Shamal Wind’s opposition is likely to include classy three-year-olds Gregers and Villa Verde as well as last year’s winner Platelet who is the early TAB fixed odds favourite.

Michael Rodd reunites with the Anthony Cummings-trained Group Two winner Villa Verde.

Rodd was the filly’s regular partner early in her career when she was trained by Shaun Dwyer.

*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 Manikato Stakes is a Group l sprint race and is the one of the premier races of the Spring...

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.