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

Everything has gone to plan with Get The Picture’s Victoria Derby preparation with one exception.

The Stuart Webb-trained colt is the third favourite for Saturday’s 2500m-Classic but will be without his regular partner Mark Zahra who has been ruled out of Melbourne Cup week by a careless riding suspension.

Although Get The Picture has a more than able replacement in five-time Derby winner Damien Oliver, Webb feels for Zahra.

“I’m devastated for Mark. To see him do so much hard work to get to where he was,” Webb said.

“He was coming into Derby day with a terrific book of rides including my bloke and three or four for Robert (Smerdon).

“To see him be out for that sort of time period. You may as well be out for four months any other time of the year.

“So I’m devastated for him, but Damien is a very good replacement.”

Get The Picture won his maiden at his third start at Ballarat and a fast-finishing second in the Group Two Stutt Stakes at his next start convinced Webb he had a Derby candidate.

Get The Picture again hit the line well for fourth in the Caulfield Classic (2000m) last start.

Webb is confident the colt will run the 2500m and said barrier five was ideal.

“I couldn’t be happier with him. All of his runs have been good and ideal Derby runs,” he said.

“He’s a genuine stayer. He’s clean-winded and he’s a relaxed horse.”

Webb, who combines training his own team of horses with his job as an assistant to Smerdon at Caulfield, is best known for preparing triple Group One winner Yosei.

*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...

Likely Cox Plate Field – 2020

The 2020 Cox Plate will be run this weekend (24/10/2020) and the field is taking shape with a majority of...

Punter turns $60 racing multi into $282,861

After waiting for seven weeks, one TAB punter has celebrated today’s racing at Randwick and Caulfield after collecting $282,861.60 from...

Classique Legend lost to Hong Kong

In a bittersweet postscript to The Everest, Classique Legend’s owner Bon Ho has confirmed the horse will head overseas. While...

Verry Elleegant gives Chris Waller his first Caulfield Cup

Australia’s premier trainer Chris Waller and jockey Mark Zahra landed their first Caulfield Cup wins when outstanding five-year-old Verry Elleegant...

Watch 📺 Swooping magpie gets KO’d

At Doomben this afternoon one of the most bizarre things we have seen on the race track happened. A magpie...

Watch 📺 ‘Dickhead’ golfers in a near miss at Ellerslie

A pair of golfers have had been left red-faced after narrowly avoiding being trampled during the Great Northern Steeplechase (6400m)...

Caulfield Cup results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 Caulfield Cup. The Caulfield Cup was raced at Caulfield racecourse on 17/10/2020....

The Everest results and replay – 2020

View the results and replay for the 2020 The Everest. The Everest was raced at Randwick racecourse on 17/10/2020. Replay:...

Champion mare Winx loses foal

Champion mare Winx has tragically lost her first foal, a filly by super sire I Am Invincible. Trainer Chris Waller...

Cox Plate

The Cox Plate is a prestigious Group 1 race for three year old horses and above. Held under weight for...

Manikato Stakes

The Manikato Stakes is a Group l sprint race and is the one of the premier races of the Spring...

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup always approaches fast, with the 2020 edition commencing at 3pm, Tuesday 3rd November. The race that stops...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

Copyright © 2020 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.