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Chairman’s Stakes quinella among South Australian Derby nominations

Chairman’s Stakes quinella among South Australian Derby nominations

2 May, 2017

Waging War and Grand Chancellor are among the thirty-five nominations for Group 1 $600,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on May 13 and look likely to clash again after running the quinella in the Chairman’s Stakes.

Toffee Nose, above, is one of several fillies nominated for the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by …

Lindop and Macdonald warm up for Adelaide Cup with Counter Pulse win

Lindop and Macdonald warm up for Adelaide Cup with Counter Pulse win

13 Mar, 2017

Jockey Claire Lindop and co-trainers Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas are getting warmed up for the Adelaide Cup with Counter Pulse winning the Darley Goodwood 20th May 2017 BenchMark 75 Handicap (1200m) at Morphettville today.

Master Of Arts, above, heads the market order for the Adelaide Cup at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Lindop …

Claire Lindop chasing 2nd Adelaide Cup win on Mail It In

Claire Lindop chasing 2nd Adelaide Cup win on Mail It In

13 Mar, 2017

Leading South Australian jockey Claire Lindop can win her second Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup (3200m) if Mail It In can arrive today at Morphettville.

Master Of Arts, above, heads the market order for the Adelaide Cup at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Lindop won her only Adelaide Cup when she steered the Jim …

Geelong Classic Ideal for Pretty Punk

Geelong Classic Ideal for Pretty Punk

19 Oct, 2016

South Australian trainer Leon Macdonald is confident that Pretty Punk will continue her impressive run of form through this afternoon’s Group 3 Geelong Classic (2200m) and subsequently earn a start in the Crown Oaks (2500m) on November 3rd.

Pretty Punk will leave from barrier 6 in this afternoon’s Geelong Classic. Photo: Jenny Barnes…

Daytona Grey Ready for Spring Stakes

Daytona Grey Ready for Spring Stakes

5 Aug, 2016

Trainer Leon Macdonald will saddle two runners in the Group 3 Spring Stakes (1200m) on Saturday, but believes that veteran Daytona Grey is likely to figure as his best chance of winning the feature at Morphettville Racecourse.

Daytona Grey is in good condition ahead of Saturday’s Spring Stakes at Morphettville. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Queensland Oaks start for Provocative still not confirmed

Queensland Oaks start for Provocative still not confirmed

6 Jun, 2016

Queensland Oaks first emergency Provocative is still not a confirmed starter in the fillies classic and could take on the colts and gelding in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

The scratching of Beluga Blue, above, black and white colours, for the Queensland Oaks will allow Provocative …

Provocative gains a start in Queensland Oaks

Provocative gains a start in Queensland Oaks

3 Jun, 2016

First emergency Provocative has gained a start in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm following the scratching of South Australian filly Beluga Blue.

Beluga Blue, black and white colours, has been scratched from the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Morphettville trainer Leon Macdonald …

Blinkers to go back on Beluga Blue in Queensland Oaks

Blinkers to go back on Beluga Blue in Queensland Oaks

30 May, 2016

Trainer Leon Macdonald will put the blinkers back on Beluga Blue when she lines up in the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Beluga Blue, black and white colours above, will have the blinkers back on in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Jenny …

Jason Holder back on Red Eclipse in Penny Edition Stakes

Jason Holder back on Red Eclipse in Penny Edition Stakes

18 Aug, 2015

Top Adelaide jockey Jason Holder has been recalled to ride the in-form Red Eclipse in the Listed $100,000 Penny Edition Stakes (1400m) at Morphettville Parks on Saturday.

Jason Holder is back aboard Red Eclipse, above, in the Penny Edition Stakes at Morphettville Parks. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Holder was aboard the Grant Young trained Red …

Go Indy Go to benefit from Spring Stakes run

Go Indy Go to benefit from Spring Stakes run

7 Aug, 2015

Caulfield Cup hopeful Go Indy Go will take great benefit from her first up run in the Group 3 $120,000 David Coles AM Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Go Indy Go is resuming in the Spring Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Steve Hart.

The 2014 Group 1 Champagne Stakes winner will be having …