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Eclair Big Bang to Target Adelaide Black Type Races in 2015

Eclair Big Bang to Target Adelaide Black Type Races in 2015

16 Dec, 2014

Returning to racing in competitive form over the spring racing season this year, trainer Phillip Stokes has revealed talented gelding Éclair Big Bang will be set for a campaign through black type events in his native South Australia upon returning to racing in 2015.

Eclair Big Bang has reportedly taken well to his time in …

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 …

Heaven’s Riches Posts Upset Win In Chairman’s Stakes

Heaven’s Riches Posts Upset Win In Chairman’s Stakes

28 Apr, 2012

Heaven’s Riches has produced an exceptional run to win the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes at Morphettville today.

The Danerich colt produced the upset of the day by winning the race as a $110 chance in the betting.

Heaven’s Riches edged out Alcohol, who has to be content with second, to win the race on the …

South Australia’s Goodwood Given $500,000 Boost

South Australia’s Goodwood Given $500,000 Boost

28 Jul, 2011

South Australia’s Goodwood Handicap has been given a boost in prize money to $500,000 from next year as part of the state’s new carnival set-up.

The carnival will now be condensed down to three feature weekends in late April and early May, however the Adelaide Cup will remain in its usual March timeslot for the …