Cellsabeel Shoots to Top of Golden Slipper 2020 Odds

January 18, 2020

Cellsabeel Shoots to Top of Golden Slipper 2020 Odds

The 2020 Golden Slipper odds have firmed on classy filly Cellsabeel who has shot to the top of the pre-field markets on the $3.5 million classic after a runaway win in the wet at Rosehill.

Cellsabeel. Photo: Steve Hart.

Cellsabeel is the new favourite in 2020 Golden Slipper betting after a big win in the wet at Rosehill. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained daughter of Hinchinbrook out of Group 1 winner Our Egyptian Raine broke her maiden status at her second career start relishing the Heavy (8) track in the first in Sydney on Saturday.

Racing fresh off the back of two impressive barrier trial wins, Cellsabeel lined-up as the $2 favourite in the $125,000 Iron Jack Handicap (1100m) with two-time Golden Slipper winning hoop Tommy Berry (Overreach in 2013 and Vancouver in 2015) in the saddle.

Fourth on debut in the $1 million Golden Gift (1100m) at the same track and distance back in November, the $400,000 yearling atoned for her unplaced performance behind Dame Giselle having been hampered by a wide barrier 14 of 14 draw that day.

In the Iron Jack Handicap, Cellsabeel easily accounted for her rivals with a barnstorming six length success over the Godolphin-raced In Flanders in her first look at a rain-affected track.

“I couldn’t believe how easily she got there,” Berry said post-win.

“I have ridden quite a few two-year-old winners this season and she is right up there with the best.

“They put the blinkers on her today and I made sure she stretched right out.

“She was worth getting wet for.”

The effortless success was exactly what the team were hoping to see as the filly heads towards the world’s richest race for juveniles, the Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) running at Rosehill Gardens on March 21 this Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Cellsabeel is the second two-year-old filly in as many weeks to stamp Golden Slipper claims for the stable following the excellent $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) win by Away Game at the Gold Coast last Saturday.

“We have had a big opinion of her right from the start,” co-trainer Maher said of Cellsabeel on Saturday.

“She has always been a high-quality horse and she will head to the Slipper along with Away Game while Rathlin will head to the Blue Diamond.”

Sixth in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic results, Fastnet Rock colt Rathlin pays $31 to take out the Group 1 $1.5 million Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 22.

Before Saturday’s win, Cellsabeel was at $26 in the all-in Golden Slipper betting markets at Ladbrokes.com.au.

She has now firmed into the $6 favourite ahead of the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Golden Gift winner Dame Giselle ($10).

Away Game is at $17 with Maher & Eustace chasing their first Golden Slipper Stakes success.

Click here for the latest Golden Slipper 2020 odds courtesy of Ladbrokes.com.au.

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2021 © 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

Sandown Guineas 2020 Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field & Odds Update: Avilius Firming Favourite

Despite a last start failure in the Melbourne Cup the Godolphin-raced Avilius...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oli...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oliver Rides Sixth Winner on Personal

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his sixth success in the 162nd running of the...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020:...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020: Personal Wins The Oaks

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day continues the racing action of the Melbourne Cup...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Fleming...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival takes place at Flemington Racecourse...

Horse Racing Today

2021 Doncaster Mile Odds Firm ...

Tancred Stakes 2021 Results Se...

Tancred Stakes 2021 Results See Sir Dragonet Firm in Queen Elizabeth Odds

The Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Sir Dragonet was excellent on the...

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Result...

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Results: Hungry Heart Runs Down Harmony Rose

Master trainer Chris Waller is now giving serious consideration to the Group 1...

Emancipation Stakes 2021 Resul...

Emancipation Stakes 2021 Results: Coolmore Legacy Next For Nimalee

The Coolmore Legacy Stakes at Randwick is the next-up option for Matthew...

Australian Derby Odds Firm on ...

Australian Derby Odds Firm on 2021 Tulloch Stakes Winner Yaletown

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse is in with a chance to win her...

Race Results

2021 Doncaster Mile Odds Firm on Prelude Winner Yao Dash

Tancred Stakes 2021 Results See Sir Dragonet Firm in Queen Elizabeth Odds

2021 Vinery Stud Stakes Results: Hungry Heart Runs Down Harmony Rose

Emancipation Stakes 2021 Results: Coolmore Legacy Next For Nimalee

Australian Derby Odds Firm on 2021 Tulloch Stakes Winner Yaletown

Race Previews

Australian Oaks 2021 Field & Betting Wide Open: Harmony Rose Narrow Favourite

2021 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field: Betting Has Verry Elleegant Ahead of Addeybb

Favorite Moon Set to Rise in Sydney Cup 2021: Field & Odds

Doncaster Mile 2021 Odds Update: Punters Stick with Mugatoo

Western Empire Dominates 2021 WATC Derby Field & Betting

Fields & Form

Australian Oaks 2021 Field & Betting Wide Open: Harmony Rose Narrow Favourite

2021 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field: Betting Has Verry Elleegant Ahead of Addeybb

Favorite Moon Set to Rise in Sydney Cup 2021: Field & Odds

Western Empire Dominates 2021 WATC Derby Field & Betting

Anamoe Slips To Top of 2021 Inglis Sires’ Field & Odds