Latest Winterbottom Stakes 2020 Odds: Celebrity Queen Market Mover

November 27, 2020

Latest Winterbottom Stakes 2020 Odds: Celebrity Queen Market Mover

Trekking remains the short-priced favourite but there is money coming in 2020 Winterbottom Stakes betting for a local win by the in-form Celebrity Queen who is on the move in the markets on Saturday’s elite level sprint in WA.

Trekking Horse Form (Photo: Steve Hart) | Races.com.au

Trekking is out to atone for his fourth as the beaten favourite in last year’s Winterbottom Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Perth Summer Racing Carnival continues at Ascot Racecourse this weekend with the actioned headlined by the Group 1 $1 million Winterbottom Stakes (1200m).

A talented line-up of sprinters is led in betting by last year’s beaten favourite, the Godolphin-raced Trekking, who is at an easing but still very short price of $2.35 to win in the latest Winterbottom Stakes odds at Ladbrokes.com.au.

James Cummings’ multiple Group 1 champ hasn’t raced since a Group 1 Manikato Stakes second at The Valley on Cox Plate Eve and jumps from barrier 11 this weekend with the flying William Pike in the saddle.

Pike travelled to Melbourne over the spring and dominated in his interstate bid before returning home to snare the Group 1 Railway Stakes on Inspirational Girl in the ideal welcome home.

Regular rider for prolific WA owner-breeder Bob Peters, Pike has opted to take on the locals in the race on Saturday and is happy with his decision to don the Royal Blue for Godolphin aboard Trekking.

“I thought Trekking was the right horse to be on and I without a doubt maintain that,” he told The Sydney Morning Herald.

“I think Bob’s horses (Celebrity Queen and Stageman) have come up second and third favourites, so they’re obviously my main rivals. I’m happy with the decision but it was definitely an interesting call to make.

“It’s very rare I get off a Peters’ horse, especially in a Group 1. I think his horses find an extra length when I’m off them so hopefully that’s not the case on Saturday.

“The big factor for me was the weight-for-age. As far as their own ratings go, they probably fare a lot better under a rating system.

“You get a seasoned horse like Trekking in his territory at weight-for-age, it makes it a lot harder for those horses to match motors with him.”

The danger according to the punters comes from Trekking’s inside with Celebrity Queen in barrier 10 and looking for her third win from four runs this campaign.

Prepared by master father-daughter training duo Grant & Alana Williams of Arcadia Queen and Regal Power fame, the ultra-consistent Redoute’s Choice mare has finished worse than second just twice in her 10 career starts.

She became a six-time winner and three-time Ascot champ last time out when narrowly defeating Stageman (2nd) and Indian Pacific (3rd) in the Group 3 Colonel Reeves Stakes (1100m) run in the wet on November 14.

The gun four-year-old is proven at 1200m (7:4-1-0) and she has been well backed in from $9.50 to $8 to measure up in the Group 1 on Saturday.

The only other single-figure hopeful is the Colonel Reeves third-placed Indian Pacific ($7.50) drawn ideally in barrier four with Brad Parnham retaining the ride on the consistent Zoustar four-year-old.

As for Stageman, the Adam Durrant-trained Written Tycoon six-year-old is on the drift out to $11 to turn the tables on Celebrity Queen and defeat the gun interstate visitor on the weekend.

Click here for the latest Winterbottom Stakes 2020 betting 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

Cox Plate 2021 Betting Update:...

Geelong Cup Winner Tralee Rose...

Geelong Cup Winner Tralee Rose Firms in 2021 Melbourne Cup Betting

Symon Wilde’s class staying mare Tralee Rose further secured her spot in the...

Open 2021 Manikato Stakes Fiel...

Open 2021 Manikato Stakes Field & Betting Market

The Cox Plate Carnival kicks off under the lights at The Valley on Friday...

Cox Plate 2021 Barrier Draw: Z...

Cox Plate 2021 Barrier Draw: Zaaki Barrier 6, Anamoe in 10

The barriers are set for Saturday’s Group 1 $5 million Ladbrokes Cox Plate...

$2 million The Invitation Fiel...

$2 million The Invitation Field Confirmed: Tricky Gal Secures Final Spot

The inaugural field of fillies and mares facing off in this Saturday’s $2...

Horse Racing Today

Geelong Cup Winner Tralee Rose...

2021 Caulfield Cup Winner: Inc...

2021 Caulfield Cup Winner: Incentivise By 3.5 Lengths

Spruik stayer Incentivise stamped himself as the best stayer in Australia,...

The Everest Results 2021: Natu...

The Everest Results 2021: Nature Strip Wins, Defeats Masked Crusader & Eduardo

The Chris Waller-trained champion sprinter Nature Strip finally saluted in The...

Cox Plate 2021 Option For Tris...

Cox Plate 2021 Option For Tristarc Stakes Winner Colette

A quick back-up into the $5 million Ladbrokes Cox Plate could be on the cards...

2021 The Kosciuszko Results: A...

2021 The Kosciuszko Results: Art Cadeau Defeats Handle The Truth

A terrific late run by Art Cadeau set the crowd alight on The Everest Day as...

Race Results

Geelong Cup Winner Tralee Rose Firms in 2021 Melbourne Cup Betting

2021 Caulfield Cup Winner: Incentivise By 3.5 Lengths

The Everest Results 2021: Nature Strip Wins, Defeats Masked Crusader & Eduardo

Cox Plate 2021 Option For Tristarc Stakes Winner Colette

2021 The Kosciuszko Results: Art Cadeau Defeats Handle The Truth

Race Previews

Cox Plate 2021 Betting Update: Verry Elleegant Market Mover

Open 2021 Manikato Stakes Field & Betting Market

Cox Plate 2021 Barrier Draw: Zaaki Barrier 6, Anamoe in 10

Zaaki Heads 2021 Cox Plate Field of 10

$2 million The Invitation Field Confirmed: Tricky Gal Secures Final Spot

Fields & Form

Open 2021 Manikato Stakes Field & Betting Market

Cox Plate 2021 Barrier Draw: Zaaki Barrier 6, Anamoe in 10

Zaaki Heads 2021 Cox Plate Field of 10

$2 million The Invitation Field Confirmed: Tricky Gal Secures Final Spot

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Head 2021 Geelong Cup Field & Odds