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

Cathryn Sophia has claimed an emphatic victory in the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.

After running third last month in the Ashland at Keeneland, she got a good start along with favourite Rachel’s Valentina in the $US1 million ($A1.36 million) showcase for three-year-old fillies.

Cathryn Sophia found her opening at the top of the straight, overtook the weakening Lewis Bay and pulled away to beat Land Over Sea by 2-3/4 lengths.

It was a first Oaks win for her jockey Javier Castellano and John Servis who trained 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness champion Smarty Jones.

The Oaks was robbed of some of its glamour with the absence of unbeaten Songbird who is being treated for a fever.

Even though Cathryn Sophia was coming off a solid third in the Ashland behind Weep No More and Rachel’s Valentina, Servis conceded he probably wouldn’t have run her in the Oaks if Songbird was there.

The favourite Rachel’s Valentina, who entered with consecutive runner-up finishes to Songbird in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies and Weep No More in the Ashland.

Although she was in the hunt for a while, Rachel’s Valentina eventually finished sixth, with Weep No More seventh.

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. Tโ€™s & Cโ€™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...

Corey Brown fighting for spinal surgery

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Corey Brown is waiting on a court hearing before he can hopefully be cleared to have...

Horse Racing Big Bets โ€“ Saturday’s Races 23/1/2021

We take a look at the big bets the online bookmakers have taken on Saturdayโ€™s horse racing around the country...

Watch ๐Ÿ“บ Another Rockhampton rocket unearthed

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

Exciting stallion dies due to liver failure

Sadly 13-year-old Coolmore stallion Zoffany was euthanised today owing to liver failure. โ€œZoffany was a great servant and heโ€™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