2014 Gimcrack Stakes Quinella for Godolphin

October 4, 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

2014 Gimcrack Stakes Quinella for Godolphin

Godolphin have kicked off Super Saturday on a high with a quinella for the stable and trainer John O’Shea in the first on Epsom Handicap Day, Calaverite defeating stablemate Igraine in the Gimcrack Stakes 2014.

Calaverite

Calaverite wins the Gimcrack Stakes 2014 on debut on Epsom Handicap Day. Photo: Steve Hart.

A race that has served as a springboard for a number of genuine turf champions over the years, this year saw the $100,000 Listed Keeneland Gimcrack Stakes (1000m) launch the careers of eight juvenile fillies.

A big easer on track and at Ladbrokes.com.au out from $14 to $21 in Gimcrack Stakes betting, the nicely bred Calaverite proved better than her price with a speedy performance.

Living up to her pedigree today’s Gimcrack Stakes winner is a daughter of Lonhro out of Karrakatta Plate winner in WA Gold Rocks.

On the back of a second in a trial on the Kensington track from September 22, former ace apprentice Sam Clipperton rode Calaverite ($21) to victory today with the duo just holding off the fellow O’Shea-trained market drifter Igraine ($16), who settled into third, by half a length who was ridden by Glyn Schofield.

In a close third still under a length off the winner was the market mover Speak Fondly ($3.70), run down in the closing stages after being four deep coming into the straight to hit the lead down the outside with 300m left to travel, for Gai Waterhouse.

Waterhouse had four in the race including Rosie Quadrille who set the pace up front after the jump and the beaten $3.60 favourite Prevail who was well back and struggling to come into the race eventually crossing fourth.

“This filly gave me a lovely feel,” Clipperton said of Calaverite post-race on TVN.

“Very professional. She’s a bit of a natural racehorse and she really impressed me there.”

There is sure to be another nice race or two later in the spring for Calaverite after today’s Gimcrack Stakes result with the obvious target being next year’s Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival in April 2015.

To back your favourites in the remaining Epsom Handicap Day races this afternoon visit Ladbrokes.com.au and enjoy having your first deposit matched 100% up to $500 as a bonus bet you can split four ways when quoting the code SPRINBONUS!

2014 Gimcrack Stakes Results & Finishing Order

Randwick Race 1 – 04/10/2014

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 2 CALAVERITE John O’Shea Sam Clipperton 7 56kg $21
2 4 IGRAINE John O’Shea Glyn Schofield 0.5L 4 56kg $16
3 8 SPEAK FONDLY Gai Waterhouse Tye Angland 0.9L 3 56kg $3.70
4 6 PREVAIL Gai Waterhouse Hugh Bowman 2.8L 2 56kg $3.60F
5 3 FLAUNTING Chris Waller Blake Shinn 4.9L 1 56kg $4.20
6 1 BAR STORIES Gary Portelli James McDonald 8.2L 8 56kg $21
7 7 ROSIE QUADRILLE Gai Waterhouse Joao Moreira 8.4L 5 56kg $13
8 9 THEMIS Gai Waterhouse Tim Clark 8.6L 6 56kg $13
5 LOVE LAS VEGAS Anthony Cummings Ms Winona Costin (a) 0

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

Super Cash Chases Robert Sangs...

Gosford Cup 2018 Betting: Sing...

Gosford Cup 2018 Betting: Singing Firming Favourite

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees saddles-up two stayers in Thursday’s feature race...

2018 Newmarket Handicap Second...

2018 Newmarket Handicap Second-Up for Merchant Navy

Coolmore Stud Stakes winning colt Merchant Navy will take on the older...

2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes F...

2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes First-Up for Mighty Boss

Mick Price’s shock Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss will chase the 2018...

Royal Ascot Option for 2018 Qu...

Royal Ascot Option for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Winx

The world’s best mare Winx will be “on the plane” to England for a Royal Ascot...

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