$600 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $600 in bonuses*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up, deposit $500 & receive $500 in bonus bets. That's $1000 to bet with!*
Deposit $250, Bet with $550
Sign-up, deposit $250 & receive $300 in bonus bets. That's $550 to bet with!*
500% Deposit Bonus
Sign-up, deposit $20 & receive $100 in bonus bets. That's $120 to bet with!*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Image: Steve Hart
Chautauqua has come through his jump-out at Flemington in great order
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

Champion sprinter Chautauqua has come through his jump-out at Flemington in great order as he prepares to head back to Sydney for another all-important trial.

Chautauqua needs to pass two consecutive barrier tests to be reinstated to race and got the first one out of the way when he successfully left the gates with the field in Friday’s jump-out at Flemington.

“He’s pulled up exceptionally well,” co-trainer Wayne Hawkes said.

The multiple Group One winner is now scheduled to travel back to Hawkes Racing’s Sydney base from its Melbourne stable this week to continue preparations towards an official barrier trial the following week.

Should he pass that test and be reinstated, the Missile Stakes on August 4 is pencilled in for his return with a view to heading to The Everest in October.

“He’s going on Tuesday night,” Hawkes said.

“He’ll trial on Monday week at Rosehill.

“He looks perfect.”

Chautauqua needs to trial twice to the satisfaction of stewards after failing to leave the gates four times in barrier trials earlier this year, forcing connections to abort an autumn preparation.

And while it was a relief for them to see Chautauqua jump away in Friday’s jump-out, the gelding also provided plenty of encouragement for the spring with the manner in which he finished off.

After settling back in the field, the rising eight-year-old picked his rivals off one by one with his customary turn of foot at the end of his hit-out.

That aspect of the performance was never in question for Hawkes.

“I knew he would do that if he jumped,” Hawkes said.

Chautauqua finished fourth in the inaugural Everest at Randwick last year having won three consecutive Group One TJ Smith Stakes from 2015 to 2017 over the Randwick 1200m.

One of Chautauqua’s part-owners, Greg Ingham’s G P I Racing, has an Everest slot which the sprinter will take up if things to go to plan.

“We’ve got a slot,” Chautauqua’s co-owner Rupert Legh.

“We’ve got to get over that trial at Rosehill on the 23rd and then after that The Missile Stakes and then one more run and then into The Everest.”

Legh was relieved after the Flemington jump-out.

“He’s just one of those excitement horses that racing needs,” he said.

 
  • Deposit
    $20
  • Bet with
    $120!
  • Claim $100 in Bonus Bets when you deposit $20!*
  • Join now!
Claim $100 in Bonus Bets when you deposit $20!*
  • DEPOSIT $500
    start betting
    with
    $1000*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first bet
    matched
    up to
    $600*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $20
    start betting
    with
    $120*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $250
    start betting
    with
    $550*
    CLAIM NOW
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Bonus Free Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with the best Free Bet offers available at every online bookmaker in Australia during the...

Winx winning her 3rd Cox Plate

Likely Cox Plate Field – 2018

The Cox Plate headlines this weekends races around the country with Champion mare Winx going for four straight wins in...

Godolphin out to take down Winx

Best Solution’s win in the Caulfield Cup has whetted the appetite of the Godolphin operation. Saturday’s victory in the 2400m...

Best Solution wins the $5m Caulfield Cup

A decade after winning his first Caulfield Cup, Godolphin trainer Saaed bin Suroor has triumphed again with international visitor Best...

Caulfield Cup Results and Replay – 2018

View the results, finishing positions and replay for the 2018 Caulfield Cup. The Caulfield Cup was raced at Caulfield racecourse...

Would Winx win the Melbourne Cup?

We take a look at the stats, figures and history of the Melbourne Cup to see if Champion mare Winx...

Cox Plate

The Cox Plate is a prestigious Group 1 race for three year old horses and above. Held under weight for...

 
 
 
Copyright © 2018 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.