$600 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $600 in bonuses*
$500 Bonus Bet
Sign-up, deposit $500 & receive $500 in bonus bets. That's $1000 to bet with!*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
Deposit $250, Bet with $550
Sign-up, deposit $250 & receive $300 in bonus bets. That's $550 to bet with!*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

Betstar’s Alan Eskander believes 2012 Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe runner up Orfevre will continue to shorten in the coming week’s leading into this year’s event on October 5.

Orfevre moved into clear favouritism in Betstar’s 2013 Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe market after an effortless win at Longchamp on Sunday, firming from $7 into $4.

“He could not have been more impressive on Sunday, winning by three lengths eased down,” Eskander said.

“It was the perfect trial, a soft kill without being knocked around. His defeat last year was cruel, and he is clearly going better at this stage of his preparation this year than at the same time last year.

“He showed none of his quirky, bad habits mid race and no ill effects from the long journey from Japan to France so come race day I expect him to have shortened even further.”

Unbeaten French galloper Treve ran the quickest time of the three Arc trials on Sunday, taking out the Prix Vermeille by a length and three quarters.

Treve has already shortened from $8 into $5 but Eskander expects that trend to continue.

“While she perhaps was not as visually impressive as Orfevre, she fits the profile of an Arc winner perfectly,” Eskander said.

“The last two years, like Treve, the winners have been three-year-old fillies. On that, I expect to see her shorten further if she pulls up well.”

A truly international race this year, the next line of betting is held by German Derby winning Novellist ($6), Japanese Derby winner Kizuna ($8) and Epsom Derby winner Ruler Of The World ($10).

“If not for Orfevre, you’d say the race was at the mercy of the three-year-old’s this year,” Eskander said.

“Featuring winners of Derby’s in Germany, Japan and England, it’s hard to pick one. If I had to, however, it would be Kizuna. He was quoted by his trainer as only being 80% fit on Sunday, so he’s likely to gain the most improvement from the weekend.”

 
Deposit $50, Bet with $250
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $200 in bonus bets. That's $250 to bet with!*
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
  • DEPOSIT $500
    start betting
    with
    $1000*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first bet
    matched
    up to
    $600*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $200*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $250
    start betting
    with
    $550*
    CLAIM NOW
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Bonus Free Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with the best Free Bet offers available at every online bookmaker in Australia during the...

Champion stallion dies after breaking leg

At the height of his powers and with a full book of mares to cover this spring, Hinchinbrook has died...

Amazing win as jockey loses irons mid race

One of the more amazing wins you will see happened at Cowra after jockey Akira Kajiya lost his irons mid...

US Navy Flag secures slot for The Everest

US Navy Flag has won the July Cup at Newmarket to confirm a trip to Australia to contest the $13...

Naturalism dies aged 29

Top-class racehorse and stallion Naturalism has died at Meringo Stud on the NSW south coast aged 29. “He retired from...

 
 
 
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.