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Zanbagh Spelled Due to Ongoing Foot Problems

Zanbagh Spelled Due to Ongoing Foot Problems

17 Nov, 2014

It was clear that something was amiss with four-year-old Zanbagh in the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) on Saturday after she finished over 10 lengths behind the winner Renew in ninth place (of 11).

Zanbagh (middle) has been sent to the spelling paddock due to an ongoing foot injury. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer …

Platelet wins back to back G1s with Goodwood win

Platelet wins back to back G1s with Goodwood win

11 May, 2013

Darren Weir’s new stable star Platelet made it back to back Group 1 victories with a commanding win in the Group 1 $500,000 The Distinctive Homes Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today.

Platelet wins back to back Group 1s in The Goodwood at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes

Winning jockey Ben Melham capped off a great …

Moment Of Change Draws 6 for Goodwood

Moment Of Change Draws 6 for Goodwood

7 May, 2013

Moment Of Change’s grip on the Group 1 Goodwood (1200m) has become even stronger after the favourite drew barrier six for Saturday’s $500,000 sprint at Morphetville.

Moment Of Change is the clear Goodwood favourite. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Peter Moody-trained sprinter is resuming from a brief freshen-up following a Canterbury Stakes failure …

Matt Laurie celebrates first G1 with SA Derby win

Matt Laurie celebrates first G1 with SA Derby win

4 May, 2013

Mornington trainer Matt Laurie celebrates his first Group 1 win with Escado taking out the $500,000 Centrebet South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville.

Escado gives trainer Matt Laurie his first Group 1 win in the South Australian Derby. Photo by Jenny Barnes

Winning jockey and close friend Ben Melham saved a mountain of ground and …

Hvasstan Heads SA Derby Field

Hvasstan Heads SA Derby Field

30 Apr, 2013

Victorian colt Hvasstan will get his chance at Group 1 glory on Saturday when he travels to Adelaide to contest the South Australian Derby (2500m).

Hvasstan is one of the top South Australian Derby chances. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Peter Gelagotis-trained galloper was a Group 2 winner in the Alister Clark Stakes …

Star Of Giselle all the way winner in Queen Of The South Stakes

Star Of Giselle all the way winner in Queen Of The South Stakes

27 Apr, 2013

Star Of Giselle will now head to the breeding barn after leading all of the way to claim the Group 2 $175,000 Tattsbet Queen Of The South Stakes (1600m) at Morphettville today.

Star Of Giselle will be retired after winning the Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes. Photo by Jenny Barnes

Winning co-trainer Mathew …

Adelaide filly Maybe Discreet Wins Australasian Oaks

Adelaide filly Maybe Discreet Wins Australasian Oaks

27 Apr, 2013

Local filly Maybe Discreet has produced a dominant performance on her home track to claim the Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) at Morphetville today.

Maybe Discreet produced a dominant performance to claim the Group 1 Australasian Oaks. Photo by Jenny Barnes

Trainer Phillip Stokes pencilled in the three-year-old fillies’ feature as her autumn target at …

Platelet Flies Home for Group 1 Robert Sangster Win

Platelet Flies Home for Group 1 Robert Sangster Win

27 Apr, 2013

Consistent mare Platelet has graduated to Group 1 company with a flashing win in the Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) at Morphetville today.

Platelet could go onto the Group 1 Goodwood after winning the Robert Sangster Stakes. Photo by Jenny Barnes

Odds-on favourite Snitzerland led into the turn but was struggling at the 200m mark while …

Snitzerland Gets Plum Sangster Draw

Snitzerland Gets Plum Sangster Draw

23 Apr, 2013

Classy filly Snitzerland has received an early favour with a barrier five draw ahead of her attempt to claim a an elusive Group 1 win in the Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) at Morphetville on Saturday.

Snitzerland has drawn barrier five the Robert Sangster Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The three-year-old heads into the fillies and …

Schweppes Oaks Victory For Invest At Morphettville

Schweppes Oaks Victory For Invest At Morphettville

28 Apr, 2012

Invest has taken posted just her second ever race win in style by winning the Group 1 Schweppes Oaks at Morphettville.

The Dehere filly had won just one of her 12 race starts prior to today’s Schweppes Oaks, which is also known by its official name of the Australasian Oaks.

However, she quickly proved her …