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

Steve O’Dea is keeping options open for Sir Moments, with the Stradbroke Handicap still a possible winter target.

O’Dea first had the Doomben Cup as the race he wanted to win during the Queensland carnival.

Sir Moments - Tim Bell

Sir Moments – Tim Bell

But the trainer is reconsidering his plans.

Sir Moments, a Doomben winner coming from last over 1350m two weeks ago, is topweight for the Listed Tails Quality (1600m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

He won the race last year when it was run at Doomben and then finished second in the Hollindale Cup before injury ended his winter.

One thing playing on O’Dea’s mind is Sir Moments’ record at Eagle Farm which will be re-opened in time for the Stradbroke meeting on June 11.

Sir Moments has had five starts at Eagle Farm for three wins, a second and an unplaced effort in the Group One JJ Atkins.

The gelding’s best win was in the 2014 Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm when he came with a withering burst to score in the last stride.

O’Dea said he was happy Sir Moments would get back to a spacious track on Saturday.

A combination of the Eagle Farm closure, injury and illness has meant Sir Moments has not raced on a big track since being caught deep and running unplaced in the 2014 Villiers Stakes at Randwick.

“I have always felt the big tracks like Eagle Farm are his go,” O’Dea said.

“He has never raced at Caloundra which is also a big track but it should suit him very nicely.

“He will be able to race a bit closer and then wind up in the straight.”

Meanwhile, O’Dea’s smart filly Candika is on course for the BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes on May 28 and the JJ Atkins on June 11.

Candika, who was third in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic, finished fourth in a jump-out on Tuesday and will return to racing at Doomben on Saturday week.

 
*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 📺 Late contender for sick beat of the season

There isn’t many races left in this years racing season but we have had a late contender for the worst...

No International horses booked for Spring Carnival

The participation of international horses in this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival remains pretty much in limbo at this stage, but...

Group 1 winner Hey Doc retired

Multiple Group 1 winner Hey Doc has been retired having lost the desire to be a racehorse. A 10-time winner from...

Sandown races

Victoria prepares for race free week

Go to the racing calendar and you will see no races are scheduled in Victoria from Monday July 26 until...

Melbourne Cup winning Hall of Fame trainer dies

Record holder for the most wins in Singapore, Laurie Laxon has died at home in New Zealand. Melbourne Cup winning...

Racing NSW announces new $2m race The Invitation

Racing NSW has today announced that a new race – “The Invitation”, will be run in October 2021, headlining several...

Jockey Ben Thompson suspended for four months

Jockey Ben Thompson, who has enjoyed a highly successful season since relocating to Queensland, has had his momentum brought to...

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.