$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!*
$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 huge money being paid for black-type winning mares has proved an incentive for Yamazaki to tackle the Listed Phoenix Stakes at the Sunshine Coast.

Trainer Chris Anderson has Yamazaki in the Group One J J Atkins Stakes on Saturday week and she looks assured of a start.

He admits it would be a big ask for Yamazaki to back up from the Phoenix in the Atkins.

“She is in the Atkins field and it would be great to have a Group one runner. But it would mean she would have to run three weeks in a row and that is a big ask for a two-year-old filly,” Anderson said.

“I have a lot of time for her. I know her last-start win was a maiden at Ipswich. But she had no right to win the trouble she ran into.

“I think she is a very progressive filly and I think is looking for the 1600 metres.”

Anderson said it was vital in this day and age to get black-type for fillies and mares.

“Just look at the Magic Millions sales this week. A mare with black-type brings plenty and several went for more than $1 million,” he said.

“The question is can we get black-type against the Atkins horses or are we a better chance in the Phoenix.”

Anderson has booked premier jockey Jeff Lloyd for Yamazaki and expects the filly to handle the wet track on her breeding as she is out of a Commands mare.

 
  • Deposit
    $250
  • Bet with
    $550!
  • Claim $300 in Racing Bonus Bets when you deposit $250!*
  • Join now!
Claim up to $100 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...

Long range Melbourne Cup plans for Sky Boy

The Sky Boy story is still only half-written with his Villiers Stakes win a stepping stone to much bigger targets...

Accession races into Golden Slipper contention

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller has welcomed his first winner by Brazen Beau, the colt he developed to become a...

Flying Houtzen breaks Doomben track record

Top Queensland mare Houtzen showed she was back to her best when she broke the course record for 1050m in...

Winx gearing up for Autumn campaign

Winx has returned to her Rosehill stable as anticipation mounts for a likely autumn campaign. Trainer Chris Waller posted a...

Mornington trainer banned over a dead filly

Mornington trainer Shane Bottomley has been suspended and fined over the disposal of a dead horse. Bottomley faced the Racing...

 
 
 
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.