$600 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $600 in racing bonuses*
$500 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up, Join now & get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in racing bonus bets*
Deposit $250, Bet with $550
Sign-up, deposit $250 & receive $300 in racing bonus bets. That's $550 to bet with!*
$400 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $400 in racing bonus bets*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

The country’s in-form sprinter has denied Spirit Of Boom feature autumn wins and the task doesn’t look any easier for his stablemate and half-brother in the Challenge Stakes at Randwick.

But trainer Tony Gollan insists Temple Of Boom enters Saturday’s Group Two weight-for-age sprint after a faultless build-up.

Spirit Of Boom has run second to a rampant Lankan Rupee in the Oakleigh Plate and Newmarket Handicap, while Temple Of Boom faces Snitzerland and Buffering in the Challenge (1000m).

“This is a typical weight-for-age sprint. It’s a Group Two event but it’s really a Group One race,” Gollan said.

“It’s what we expected the race to be like and we were under no illusions as to what we were going to run into.”

Gollan is happy to be taking them on with Temple Of Boom who won the Group One Galaxy (1100m) the only time he raced at Randwick in 2012.

“We want the Sydney wet weather to stay on for him. He loves a soft track,” Gollan said.

“The horse has had a great preparation and build up.

“He’s had a couple of jump-outs at Eagle Farm, we’ve had use of the course proper another three or four times so he’s going there with a really good fitness base under him.”

Gollan said Temple Of Boom would travel with Buffering on Wednesday night from Brisbane.

Hugh Bowman has the ride.

“We’ve got a good jockey, a horse that’s in great shape and provided we can get some sting out of the ground, he’ll run really well,” Gollan said.

The trainer, meanwhile, is still tossing up between the Group One William Reid Stakes and Group One Galaxy for Spirit Of Boom’s next start.

 
$250 Matched Deposit
Get your first deposit matched with up to $250 in racing bonus bets*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Free Racing Bonus Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with a Free list of the best Bonus Bet offers available at every online bookmaker...

Tye Angland back in Sydney

Injured jockey Tye Angland has arrived back in Sydney from Hong Kong to continue his treatment at the Royal North...

RV wants long ban for trainers over cobalt

Racing Victoria wants Lee and Shannon Hope banned for at least five years for cheating, although the father-and-son trainers hope...

Arcadia Queen stamps herself as a star

Perth filly Arcadia Queen is the toast of the west after a brilliant victory in the Kingston Town Classic, the...

Boom 3YO dies from colic

Boom 3YO filly Smart Melody has sadly died after battling a colic related illness. Smart Melody won her first five...

 
 
 
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.