Rebel Dane Arrives Late for 2014 Doomben 10,000

May 21, 2014

DEPOSIT $100 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with

$200

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get

$75

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Rebel Dane Arrives Late for 2014 Doomben 10,000

An accident on way to Queensland from Sydney delayed the arrival of this weekend’s Doomben 10,000 2014 favourite Rebel Dane who will be racing for the first time in a month.

Rebel Dane

Favourite Rebel Dane arrived in Brisbane late ahead of Saturday's 2014 Doomben 10,000. Photo: Steve Hart.

Trainer Gary Portelli heard from the strapper travelling with California Dane four-year-old Rebel Dane that a few accidents on the highway put back the anticipated arrival time of the stallion in Brisbane where, on Saturday, they will run in the $650,000 Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1350m).

“The strapper who is travelling with him said there had been a couple of accidents on the highway which put things behind by an hour or so,” Portell told The Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday.

“It means he won’t get to Brisbane until later than planned and I just want to hear late tonight that he has eaten up and all is well.”

Rebel Dane has been dominating Doomben 10,000 betting since Portelli confirmed they would be accepting the Brisbane Racing Club’s invitation to compete in it, and the $1.36 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 7, cost-free.

Their dominance in Doomben 10,000 odds is despite their disappointing last start run in Sydney.

After a good first-up second behind Horse of the Year hopeful Lankan Rupee in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) in the mud, Rebel Dane ran a below par fifth at their latest run on April 26 when fifth to Hana’s Goal in the Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m).

They have had one official trial since at Rosehill over 1030m, running second to Absalon, but Portelli remains confident they are fit and ready to shine in the sunshine state.

Portelli gave the horse a final piece of work at Warwick Farm last Saturday wanting to give them plenty of time to recover from their float trip before their run seven days later.

“With the float trip in mind, I didn’t want him to be doing too much when he got to Brisbane,” he said.

“He galloped really well and his recovery was fantastic.”

Lightly raced with just the 14 starts to date, Rebel Dane has already amassed over $1 million in prize money thanks to their Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) victory in Melbourne last September.

Saturday will be their maiden Queensland appearance and a win will see them firm in from their current $6.50 price for the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap.

Stradbroke betting at this stage is led by the Tony Gollan-trained Spirit Of Boom who also runs in the 10,000 on the back of a game second to upset winner Famous Seamus in the BTC Cup.

The other major player in the 10,000 along with Rebel Dane and Spirit Of Boom is then Rob Heathcote’s beaten BTC Cup favourite Buffering after their fourth Group 1 victory.

The 2014 Doomben 10,000 field and barriers are set for release shortly so stay tuned.

In the meantime get ready for a bumper weekend’s racing by opening your Ladbrokes.com.au account and enjoy a bonus welcome bet valued up to $250 for your trouble!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 Geo...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 George Moore Stakes

Heavy midweek rainfall in Brisbane has put the George Moore Stakes 2017 run of...

Horse Racing Today

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 E...

Thronum to chase G1 glory afte...

Thronum to chase G1 glory after 2018 Australia Stakes win

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig will now step Thronum up to Group 1...

Pierata heads up final field f...

Pierata heads up final field for 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The in-form Greg Hickman trained Pierata heads up a final field of sixteen...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emerge...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emergencies for 2018 Magic Millions 2yo Classic

The David Atkins trained Jonker will carry the number one saddlecloth in the...

Pierata chasing huge payday in...

Pierata chasing huge payday in 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The Greg Hickman trained three year old Pierata is in the running for a huge...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field