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
Image: Darren Winningham
Kelly Purdy is banking on the tough Toowoomba terrain and a fast tempo to enable Bandipur to claim another feature race win

Gold Coast trainer Kelly Purdy is banking on the tough Toowoomba terrain and a fast tempo to enable Bandipur to claim another feature race win in the Listed Weetwood Handicap.

Clifford Park’s unique uphill climb from the Weetwood start to the winning post is no place for a faint-hearted sprinter but Purdy is confident Bandipur is no powder puff.

Market 💰: View the Odds for the Weetwood Handicap

“Toowoomba should suit him running up the hill. He always runs to the line and I just think if the race is run like it is every other year he’ll be a real show,” Purdy said.

A former successful jockey, Purdy enjoyed the biggest success of her training career when Bandipur won the Eye Liner Stakes (1200m) at Ipswich in July.

The gelding resumed from a let-up, with Jag Guthmann-Chester aboard, to finish seventh to The Odyssey at Doomben on September 12 as his final hitout before the Weetwood.

“The way it was run the other day it was impossible for him to win but Jag said his last hundred was his best and he had trouble pulling him up,” Purdy said.

“His sectionals for the last three furlongs were unbelievable. He’s broken 33 seconds himself but obviously he couldn’t pick them up around Doomben.”

Mr Marbellouz, one of Bandipur’s rivals, will be striving to give trainer Kevin Kemp a record-breaking fifth win in the Weetwood.

Kemp was successful with Startell in 2001, Tellem in 2005 and 2007, as well as Typhoon Red in 2014.

“The four have been really good, no doubt about that, and I couldn’t separate any of them, they’re all pretty special,” Kemp said.

“”But a fifth one, yeah, that would be something.”

Fighting Teo will have to emerge from a form slump if he is going to give Kemp his first win in the Toowoomba Cup.

The gelding won at Ipswich on Eye Liner day before disappointing efforts at Eagle Farm and Doomben at his next two starts.

*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...

Young jockeys future riding career in doubt

The immediate riding career, and perhaps future riding career of Sydney’s champion apprentice Robbie Dolan is at the cross roads....

Watch 📺 Best thing beaten you have ever seen?

Oh, this just has to be seen to be believed. Sadly, actually, you won’t get to see a great deal...

Jamie Kah lands 1000 milestone win

A late double at the Sale meeting transferred to Pakenham on Wednesday has provided Jamie Kah with her 1000th career victory....

Kentucky Derby winner returns positive drug test

Las weekends Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has returned a positive drug test and could be disqualified from the race....

Watch 📺 Jockey stops riding and gets beat

Punters who backed Exalted Maxine at Murray Bridge on Wednesday will be furious of the ride of Stacey Metcalfe. Exalted...

Watch 📺 Jockey cops big fine for exuberant celebration

Who doesn’t love seeing sports people celebrate? All of us, right? Hmm, think again. The stewards at Warrnambool of Day...

Bizarre story behind jockeys eight year ban

It is the bizarre case of Daniel Jack Smith. Smith was disqualified for eight years after being found guilty of...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

Copyright © 2021 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.
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