Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Price Boosts, Racing Backups, Fluc Up!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Odds Boosts, Racing Offers, Massive MULTIS!
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

Fan favourite The Candy Man is headed back to city racing after bringing up his sixth consecutive win.

Trainer Barry Baldwin elected to run The Candy Man in a Class Five race at the Gold Coast on Saturday and scratched him from a benchmark handicap at Doomben.

The grey has recorded his six wins since coming back from a career-threatening jaw injury which need 10 hours surgery.

The Candy Man was much too good for the Gold Coast field winning by three lengths on a heavy track.

“It boosted his prize money to just on $150,000 and hopefully it will be enough to get him into some of the better Brisbane races,” Baldwin said.

Baldwin said there were plenty of options ranging from Saturday’s Premier’s Cup to the Brisbane Cup in coming weeks.

Stella Victoria was also a Doomben scratching and will be monitored in the next few days before a decision is made on her next winter carnival mission.

The mare was rated one of the top chances in the Listed Bright Shadow Quality at Doomben but was withdrawn on race morning.

Co-trainer Chris Anderson said the mare had done well after her fifth in the Group Two Victory Stakes at her last start on April 27.

“But we just weren’t happy with her on Saturday morning and decided against risking her,” he said.

There are several options for Stella Victoria in coming weeks including Saturday’s Glenlogan Park Stakes at Eagle Farm and Saturday week’s Helen Coughlan Stakes.

“However, we will just have to wait and see,” Anderson who trains the mare in partnership with Robert Heathcote, said.

 
Featured News

Free List of the Best Racing Bets and Bonus Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Stewards overturn photo finish result

Queensland Racing Stewards have overturned the result of a photo finish at Yeppoon from July. The QRIC stewards have overturned...

Mystic Journey’s trainer inundated with derogatory messages

Mystic Journey’s trainer Adam Trinder has spoken out about the derogatory calls, emails and text messages he has received after...

Watch: Is Pinatubo the Best 2YO ever seen?

Godolphin colt Pinatubo has produced an astonishing performance to land the Vincent O’Brien National Stakes at the Curragh by nine...

Stable lose a mate in Flemington death

Trainer Jason Warren has posted a heart felt message on Twitter regarding the death of Antah at Flemington on Saturday...

G1 winning jockey Nikita Beriman retires

G1 winning jockey Nikita Beriman has announced her retirement. The TAB National Jockeys Trust luncheon provided a significant revelation to...

Failed drug test cover up rocks US horse racing

A cover up of a failed drug test has this morning rocked the US horse racing industry. The New York...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

 
 
Copyright © 2019 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.