$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!*
Deposit $20, Bet with $120
Sign-up, deposit $20 & receive $100 in racing bonus bets. That's $120 to bet with!*
$300 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $300 in racing bonus bets*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

The Everest was hot on the agenda once again on Saturday while a nine year old could book himself a clash with the great mare Winx in the Cox Plate. Here is this weeks edition of ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly’.


Nature Strip Wins…Just

He’s the fastest horse Darren Weir has got according to the trainer and it’s hard to argue with him given the horse broke the track record in winning the McEwen (1000m) at the Valley on Saturday. The question now is did that win convince the two remaining free slot holders he deserves a crack at The Everest. Max Whitby has stated he wants a 1400m-1600m horse to run a strong 1200m, so based on that, you’d say no for his slot…but what about the ATC?

Magic Consol v Winx?

If the connections pay the $200,000 late entry fee, that’ll be the case after the nine year old scored an upset win along with a guaranteed start in the Cox Plate by winning the Dato Tan Chin Nam (1600m) at the Valley on Saturday. He does seem a risk at the 2040m, with trainer Paul Preusker saying that post race…but very rarely do you get a chance to run in a Cox Plate. A decision will be made soon on whether or not the owners will pay the late entry fee.

Are Godolphin Brave Enough To Climb Everest?

That’ll be an interesting discussion point over the next few days with Home Of The Brave racing into Everest talks with a commanding all the way win in the Theo Marks (1300m) on Saturday at Rosehill, leading from the front and giving nothing else a look in. He is likely to head towards the Sir Rupert Clarke next but that could all change if he gains a slot. Trapeze Artist has been taken over as favourite for the Everest after getting beat, with Redzel the new top pick.


I don’t think he’d win The Everest, but Nature Strip can do nothing more on the track. He has smashed the clock in recent starts and broke the track record on Saturday at the Valley in winning the McEwen. I highly doubt he’d run a strong 1200m, but this was just an outstanding effort, with pure speed from start to finish.


Nakeeta Jane from Randwick on Wednesday. I’ll be surprised if she doesn’t win a maiden shortly after this outstanding debut. The track definitely suited those on speed/rail earlier in the day, so for her to come from last and make her run out wide to get within a half length of the leader/winner, I think Mark Newnham will have some fun with her. Looks a lovely prospect.


Can only go one way and that was clearly J Mac on Tarka in the Stan Fox. It was old school steering, keeping The Autumn Sun in a pocket and shoving him in, making sure he wasn’t getting out and at the same time keeping his horse balanced with momentum to keep surging and finding the line, which he did. Ride clearly won the race.


Jeff Lloyd, when he is on, he’s one of the best in Australia…but every now and then he produce a howler and he did so on Asharani at Doomben on Saturday. The ride just lacked any real decisiveness and the cherry on top was restraining for cover 500m out…why give up momentum? Nothing in the Stewards Report re the horse not being 100%, so no excuses there for now, but the ride was pretty plain.


Renewal- He’ll win soon if he jumps
Legend Of Condor- Drop back in grade/depth and he can run a race at odds
Maximus- Outstanding resumption near the inside, he’s in for a ripping prep
Lucky For All- Wins if he runs straight. Weiry is going to have fun with him
Yogi- Two outstanding runs now. He’s got a nice race in him this campaign


I want to give Champagne Cuddles another chance. J Mac produced a peach on Tarka but I think the steer on this girl wasn’t great. He had the box seat and perfect drag up via Memes but instead elected to peel out and sit on a hot speed. She had to cave in late and did. Hopefully that hasn’t busted her for the Spring.


I think the winning days of Sold For Song are done with. Been over two years since she has won. Admittedly she’s taken on some high class races but on Saturday, it looked her race and after landing a good spot just off the speed, I thought it was no betting, she’d just win. But as soon as you had that thought, she went backwards and was very plain. Vet found nothing post race so I’ll be steering clear of her from now on even though she can run a touch flat second up.

  • Deposit
  • Bet with
  • Claim $200 in Racing Bonus Bets when you deposit $100!*
  • Join now!
Claim up to $200 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...

Watch: Chenier sends twitter into meltdown

Trainer Anthony Freedman continues to produce results with the handful of Godolphin-owned gallopers in his stable. While the majority of...

George Ryder Stakes (Winx) Field – 2019

View the final field and barriers for the 2019 George Ryder Stakes which is headlined by Champion mare Winx. The...

Golden Slipper Field – 2019

View the final field and barriers for the 2019 Golden Slipper. The Golden Slipper will be run on Saturday 23rd...

Estijaab - Golden Slipper

Golden Slipper

The Golden Slipper is one of the biggest and most prestigious horse races in Australia. Taking place each April at...

George Ryder Stakes

The George Ryder StakesΒ is one of the feature middle distancesΒ races in Australia for all horses of all ages, it is...

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.