Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
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: Steve Hart
Viddora's quest for The Everest has begun

Viddora’s quest for The Everest has begun in spectacular fashion after she outclassed her rivals to win the Magic Millions Snippets at the Gold Coast.

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell is spoilt for Group One choices with Viddora, the $2.50 favourite, who swept to victory on Saturday by 2-1/4 lengths from Snitzkraft ($14) with Egyptian Symbol ($2.90) a nose away third.

Viddora won the Group One Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot in November and will compete in more races at the elite level before her ultimate goal, The Everest (1200m) at Randwick in October.

“We’ve got a lot of options with her but ultimately we want to get to The Everest with her,” Kennewell said.

“We’ve been invited overseas as well and back home in Adelaide there are two Group One races worth a million dollars so I’ll send her to the paddock for 10 days and work out a plan.”

Kennewell said Viddora proved she was the best horse in the field in the Snippets.

“”She beat them like she was the best mare in Australia,” Kennwell said.

“Even though she didn’t have the best run in the race she pulled their pants down in the straight and was just too good for them.

“She didn’t have the best of runs and got sprayed on the turn and not many have come from as back as her but she showed a devastating turn of foot with the 59kg.”

Kennewell said Viddora had trained on so well following her Winterbottom victory he was confident the mare’s class would prevail on Saturday.

“She’s been well managed and she’s just a bloody good horse it’s as simple as that,” he said.

“She won’t have many runs between now and The Everest. That’s how she races and she loves it.

“As long as the picket fence keeps happening we’ll be happy.”

Winning jockey Joe Bowditch wasn’t concerned when Viddora was forced to cover ground on the home turn before starting her winning run.

“I had to make my move sooner than I wanted but I knew I was on the best horse in the race and I rode her accordingly,” Bowditch said.

One of Adelaide’s most successful jockeys, Bowditch had a successful stint riding in Queensland more than a decade ago, winning the 2006 Prime Minister’s Cup on Hard To Catch and 2009 Hollindale Stakes on Fulmonti.

He was suspended for eight weeks at Morphettville last month but was able to ride Viddora on a stay of proceedings pending an appeal which will be heard on January 25.

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. T’s & C’s apply. Gamble responsibly.
Featured News

Free List of the 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...

Watch: Jockey borrows another jockeys whip mid-race

In one of the most unusual occurrences we have seen during a race a jockey has borrowed another jockeys whip...

Owner banned over death of horse

An owner has received a 21 month ban from ownership following the body condition and subsequent death of a horse....

Star SA jockey may not ride again

Star South Australian jockey Raquel Clark is unsure if she will be allowed to get back into the saddle following...

Australian G1 winner dies in Hong Kong

Victoria Derby winner Extra Brut has died in Hong Kong after being injured in an accident on a walking machine....

Watch: This’ll Testya shows she is something special

Boom mare This’ll Testya was sent out as the short priced favourite at Ascot and she lived up to her...

Champion mare Winx to be a mum

The owners of champion Winx are expected to confirm she is successfully in-foal to super sire I Am Invincible in...

Watch: Scary scenes as police open fire at stablehands

Races at Turffontein on Saturday night were delayed as scary scenes broke out across the racecourse after police opened fire...

Photographer hit by runaway horse

Watch: Photographer hit by runaway horse

A photographer has been taken to hospital after a horse broke through the running rail at an Irish meeting overnight....

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.