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
Image: Darren Winningham
Zousain is on track to emulate his sire after his explosive win in the Group Two Champagne Classic

Promising colt Zousain is on track to emulate his sire Zoustar after his explosive win in the Group Two Champagne Classic at Doomben on Saturday.

Zousain ($9.50) gave trainer Chris Waller and jockey Kerrin McEvoy back-to-back wins in the Champagne when he scored by 2-1/2 lengths from Mishani Hustler ($6.50) with Blue Book ($17) a short neck away third.

Zousain now will be aimed at the BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1350m) at Doomben on May 26, a race his sire Zoustar won in 2014 before later going on to Group One success in Melbourne later that year.

“He travelled up from Sydney on Wednesday night and arrived in great order so it’s only been basically maintenance work since he’s been here,” Waller’s Queensland stable manager Paul Shailer said.

McEvoy settled Zousain towards the rear of the field before bringing the colt with a well-timed finish in the straight.

“He was a bit keen early but I was happy with the speed on up front,” McEvoy said.

“It wasn’t really ideal switching back to the inside the way the track has been racing through the day but once he hit the front he pricked his ears and there’s only improvement in him going forward to the Sires and JJ Atkins.”

Shailer said Zousain continued to improve as he gained more experience in races.

“I think today riding him conservatively was the right move and although he was a bit aggressive at various stages he showed a great turn of foot,” he said said.

“Hopefully he can get some confidence from that and obviously Chris brings the right horses here for this carnival and this colt is no exception.”

Zousain will be stepping up in trip in the Sires’ and Atkins but Shailer is confident he will cope with the challenge.

“We’ll work on getting him to switch off in the weeks ahead but he’s a lovely horse and there’s a lot of upside,” he said.

Zousain was Waller’s fourth win in the Champagne. He was also successful with Pressday (2010), Brazen Beau (2014) and last year with Tangled who was also ridden by McEvoy.

*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...

Horse Racing Big Collects, Bets and Moves – Saturday’s Races 16/1/2021

Australia’s leading bookmaker the TAB gives an overview of today’s betting markets from the feature races and race meetings from around the...

Magic Millions Classic results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 Magic Millions Classic. The Magic Millions Classic was raced at Gold Coast...

Magic Millions Guineas results and replay – 2021

View the results and replay for the 2021 Magic Millions Guineas. The Magic Millions Guineas was raced at Gold Coast...

Watch 📺 Another Rockhampton rocket unearthed

Back in October 2012, at Rockhampton over 1100m, a horse flew around the course in a Class 1 and bolted...

Horse Racing Big Bets – Saturday’s Races 16/1/2021

We take a look at the big bets the online bookmakers have taken on Saturday’s horse racing around the country...

Magic Millions Classic

The Magic Millions 2YO Classic is a Restricted Listed race held at in Queensland each year and is one of...

Magic Millions Guineas

The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is a Restricted Listed race held at in Queensland each year and is one of...

Exciting stallion dies due to liver failure

Sadly 13-year-old Coolmore stallion Zoffany was euthanised today owing to liver failure. “Zoffany was a great servant and he’ll be...

Star Singapore sprinter headed for Australia

Star Singapore sprinter Inferno is set to make the move to Australia ahead of a possible racing career if he...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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

Copyright © 2021 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.
18+ Don't let the game play you. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Think! About your choices. Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit or