Back Yourself!
Sign-up and start betting with Ladbrokes in 2 minutes!
Back A Winner with Neds!
Sign-up and start betting with Neds in 2 minutes!
Best Of The Best Odds!
Bet With Palmerbet and get Paid Top Fluc or Top Tote!
Massive Odds on All Races!
Sign-up and start betting with PlayUp in 2 minutes!
Back A Winner!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

Tony Gollan has trained 105 winners this season but few have given him as much satisfaction as Skylimit’s victory at the Gold Coast.

Skylimit ($2.40) scored his first win in 19 months when he won Wednesday’s Sky Racing Class 3 (1200m) at the Gold Coast.

The now four-year-old is a half brother to 2013 Golden Slipper winner Overreach and was originally trained by Gai Waterhouse in Sydney.

Skylimit won his first start at Canterbury but after another five starts, owner George Altomonte sent him to Gollan at Eagle Farm.

“Mr Altomonte, who heads the syndicate, asked me to have a go with him. Apart from a very minor throat operation, which was more an entrapment than a tie-back, there is nothing wrong with him other than he was going too hard in his races,” Gollan said.

“After he got run down when leading by a big margin at Eagle Farm we decided to try something different. We took off the blinkers and the tongue control and put on a tongue tie.”

The gear changes have worked and Skylimit finished strongly from midfield.

“To be fair this horse has been a dream to train. It might have only been a midweek Class 3 but he will win a better race,” Gollan said.

Tegan Harrison won on Skylimit and moved to within her target of 100 winners for the season when she completed a double on stud-bound Queen Tara.

Trainer Peter Robl said Queen Tara was brought north to win a metropolitan race and she would probably remain in Queensland with a view to winning a Saturday race.

“I’ve had a great run for Pete and I love riding his horses,” Harrison, who has ridden 96 winners this season, said.

Jeff Lloyd rode the Toby Edmonds-trained Bound For Love to stretch his lead over Jim Byrne to 3-1/2 in the Brisbane jockeys’ premiership.

*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...

20/8/2022 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Moonee Valley, McKenzie Stakes day

Moonee Valley will conduct a nine race meeting on Saturday, where there are a couple of feature Stakes races across...

20/8/2022 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Randwick, Winx Stakes day

Ten races will be run and won at Randwick on Saturday, headlined by the first major of the season, the...

Spring Racing Carnival 2022 – A Look At The International Horses

The 2022 Spring Carnival is fast approaching and while the numbers are down on previous years, the international contingent is...

Alligator Blood banned from racing in Victoria

Stradbroke Handicap winner Alligator Blood will not be permitted to race in Melbourne during the Spring Carnival after Racing Victoria on...

Racing NSW announces $30million in prizemoney increases

Racing NSW today announced a further $30 million in prizemoney increases along with record investment in infrastructure and an additional...

Bigger things await Price, Kent Geelong winners

Mick Price and Michael Kent Jnr’s big guns are weeks away from returning to the races, but the Cranbourne training duo...

Wilson-Taylor, Lloyd handed heavy suspensions

Queensland’s two top apprentices, Kyle Wilson-Taylor and Jaden Lloyd earned the ire of stewards this week who handed both riders...

Emily Lang rides five from five at second race day outing

Which rider, having only her second day of race riding, came out as a 4kg claimer for five rides and...

Melbourne Cup winner Rogan Josh dies

Melbourne Cup winner Rogan Josh has died following colic-related complications. Rogan Josh was Bart Cummings’ 11th Melbourne Cup winner and had...

Winx Stakes

The is a race that has become one of the feature WFA sprint to middle distance races each year in...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Which bookmaker should you bet with? We Review each of the leading online Australian Bookmakers and rate them in order...

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 or