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

Darren Weir has decided to back Stratum Star up in the Group Three David Jones Cup at Caulfield as the Group One winner continues on a path to the Mackinnon Stakes.

Stratum Star won the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) earlier this spring and has been placed in two other Group One races this campaign – the Memsie Stakes and last Saturday’s Toorak Handicap.

Weir has another Group One target in his sights with Stratum Star in the Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) on October 31 at Flemington but felt three weeks the Toorak (1600m) and the Mackinnon was too long.

He decided to back the four-year-old entire up in Saturday’s David Jones Cup (2000m) with Mark Zahra to replace Craig Williams who already had another ride not expecting Stratum Star to run.

Stratum Star has topweight of 59kg and is the early favourite at $3.20 ahead of Sadler’s Lake ($4) and Fenway ($4.60).

“The plan is the Mackinnon and I felt because he’s such a casual trackworker, he might just get away on us if we go three weeks into the Mackinnon,” Weir said.

Stratum Star has only raced over further than 1600m once in his career when beaten a short half-head in the Alister Clark Stakes (2040m) at Moonee Valley as an autumn three-year-old.

“He ran well in the race at Moonee Valley (over 2040m),” Weir said.

“I think 2000 is what he’s looking for.”

 
*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.