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

Peter Snowden is confident Almighty will cope with the step up in class when he begins his first Melbourne campaign in the Listed Gothic Stakes at Caulfield.

The colt returns from a 10-week freshen up in fine fettle for Saturday’s 1400-metre challenge alongside stablemate Icon Of Dubai.

“He showed a little bit last preparation and I expect him to run well in that sort of race,” Snowden said.

Almighty has had four starts in a preparation highlighted by his maiden win in Newcastle over 1600m in August.

“He’s been down in Melbourne for quite a while. He’s quite forward and he’s in good enough order,” Snowden said.

Ideally Almighty will progress to the Group Three Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) on November 4, Derby day.

Snowden hoped blinkers would sharpen Icon Of Dubai up after the colt struggled when seventh in the Listed Antler Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on October 4.

“He was really disappointing but with the blinkers on I’m sure you’ll see a better horse,” Snowden said.

Icon Of Dubai was a $8.50 chance with the TAB on Thursday while Almighty ($13) was among the unfancied runners in a market spearheaded by Godolphin’s Beau Geste ($3.60).

Snowden also has Ravi down to run the Group Two Tristarc Stakes (1400m) but may hold the mare back after she drew the outside gate .

“I don’t know whether I’ll run her from there. She’ll find it pretty difficult to win,” Snowden said.

If Ravi doesn’t run Snowden says she will be aimed at the Group Three Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes (1400m) on Melbourne Cup day.

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. Tโ€™s & Cโ€™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 todayโ€™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 ๐Ÿ“บ 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 ๐Ÿ“บ ‘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.