$600 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $600 in bonuses*
$500 Bonus Bet
Sign-up, deposit $500 & receive $500 in bonus bets. That's $1000 to bet with!*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
$500 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up and get your first bet matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

Nathan Berry was happy to fill in for his twin brother Tommy on Teardrop Rock at Rosehill and repaid trainer Gai Waterhouse with a winning ride on the mare.

Teardrop Rock ($5) held out the Chris Waller-trained King Gladiator ($4.60 fav) in Saturday’s Inghams Love ‘Em Handicap (1900m) to the delight of her jockey.

“It’s great to pick up this ride for Gai and show Tom how it’s done,” Berry said tongue in cheek after the four-year-old scored by a short head over King Gladiator with three lengths to third placed Bellissimo ($8).

“Tom has gone down to Melbourne to ride the Queen (Karuta Queen) today and I’m happy I was the next one in line.”

The Neville-Layt-trained Karuta Queen finished a gallant second to champion mare Black Caviar in the Group Two Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield.

Berry originally thought he would be outside the leader on the stakes-placed Teardrop Rock but with plenty of early speed he elected to come back and sit just off the front runners.

Teardrop Rock, who ran subsequent Group One winner Sincero to a short head on Boxing Day last year, moved up in the straight to hit the front but had a fight on her hands as King Gladiator began to wind up on the outside.

King Gladiator had settled at the tail of the field and was forced to come wide on the home turn before making his run.

“I couldn’t have been happier where I was at the 600 metre mark,” Berry said.

“I had Fiscal where I wanted on my inside and she (Teardrop Rock) was enough of a push-button horse to keep him there and that helped me win the race.

“She was over 1900 metres second-up on a rain affected track which is a big ask but she won well.”

Berry admitted he thought King Gladiator, ridden by Rod Quinn, was going to run them down at the 100 metre mark.

“I thought I was gone when I saw Rodney (Quinn) coming but once she saw him she really fought him off,” he said.

King Gladiator is a chance to back up in next Saturday’s Listed Tattersalls Club Cup (2400m) at Randwick.

Quinn said the four-year-old didn’t get a good enough run into the race from the 600 metre mark.

“He was only second up and did top on his run a bit at the end,” Quinn said.

“The other horse (Teardrop Rock) gave too good a kick.”

AAP TURF

 
Deposit $50, Bet with $250
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $200 in bonus bets. That's $250 to bet with!*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
  • DEPOSIT $500
    start betting
    with
    $1000*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first bet
    matched
    up to
    $600*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $200*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first bet
    matched
    up to
    $500*
    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...

Prompt Response wins Group 1 Tatt’s Tiara

Consistent mare Prompt Response finally got her Group One win on Saturday and could now have a change in training...

Single Gaze in work with Chris Waller

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller admits to being as surprised as anyone to learn Single Gaze would be joining his...

Harness horse ends up in a lake

A trots horse overnight in France has somehow ended up in a lake in the middle of the racecourse in...

Disgraced horse trainer fighting for life

A former Queensland trainer is reportedly fighting for his life in a Fijian hospital after being arrested for involvement in...

 
 
 
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.