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Spieth Ready for Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

Spieth Ready for Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

15 Feb, 2017

Trainer Bryce Heys is pleased with the condition of stable star Spieth ahead of his competitive return in Saturday’s featured Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington Racecourse.

Spieth will return to the races in Saturday’s Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Steve Hart

Spieth has been a standout performer throughout his …

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes First-Up for Illustrious Lad

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes First-Up for Illustrious Lad

30 Jan, 2017

Trainer Peter Gelagotis has revealed that the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on February 18th will figure as the Autumn Carnival launch pad for talented sprinter Illustrious Lad.

Illustrious Lad will be set for Group 1 targets during the 2017 Autumn Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Illustrious Lad had his …

Bowman to Ride Spieth in Lightning Stakes

Bowman to Ride Spieth in Lightning Stakes

30 Jan, 2017

Trainer Bryce Heys has confirmed that he has booked leading Sydney hoop Hugh Bowman to ride Spieth in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on February 18th.

Spieth will return to racing in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on February 18th. Photo: Steve Hart

Spieth …

Al Quoz Sprint an Option for The Quarterback

Al Quoz Sprint an Option for The Quarterback

23 Jan, 2017

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has revealed that stable star The Quarterback could make the long journey abroad to contest the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint (1000m) in Dubai during his forthcoming Autumn Carnival campaign.

The Quarterback could travel to Dubai to contest the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint in late March. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

The …

Autumn Sprints Likely for Astern

Autumn Sprints Likely for Astern

18 Jan, 2017

Managing Director of Godolphin Australia Henry Plumptre has revealed that the major autumn sprint races are likely to figure as the major campaign targets for three-year-old Astern this time in.

Boom colt Astern is likely to contest the major Group 1 sprints in autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Astern has shown plenty of ability since …

Cocoa Doll A Chance in Lightning Stakes

Cocoa Doll A Chance in Lightning Stakes

29 Jul, 2016

Trainer Phillip Stokes is confident that three-year-old Cocoa Doll was be right in the finish of the Lightning Stakes (1050m), should the talented filly receive luck in running at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday.

Trainer Phillip Stokes is pleased with Cocoa Doll ahead of Saturday’s Lightning Stakes at Morphettville. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

Cocoa Doll has returned …

Showpero to chase hat trick in Lightning Stakes

Showpero to chase hat trick in Lightning Stakes

27 Jul, 2016

Two year old filly Showpero will be chasing a hat trick of wins against the older horses when she lines up in the Listed $100,000 Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Showpero, above, is chasing a hat trick of wins in the Lightning Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

The Lightning Stakes is …

Power Trip Ready for Lightning Stakes

Power Trip Ready for Lightning Stakes

19 Jul, 2016

Trainer John McArdle is pleased with the condition of two-year-old Power Trip ahead of his tilt at a return to black type winning form in the Group 3 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Morphettville on Saturday week.

Power Trip will resume in the Group 3 Lightning Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday week. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos…

Wild Rain To The Paddock After Lightning Stakes Win

Wild Rain To The Paddock After Lightning Stakes Win

27 Jul, 2015

Talented filly Wild Rain has been sent for a well-deserved stint in the spelling paddock after she claimed maiden black-type win in the 2015 Lightning Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday.

Wild Rain claimed the biggest win of her racing career to date in the 2015 edition of the Lightning Stakes. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Wild …

Avoid Lightning Retired To Breeding Barn

Avoid Lightning Retired To Breeding Barn

24 Jul, 2015

Popular mare Avoid Lightning has been retired from racing and will start a new career as a broodmare during the upcoming breeding season.

Avoid Lightning recorded the final race win of her racing career in the Sapphire Stakes during The Championships. Photo by: Steve Hart

Avoid Lightning started her racing career under the care of …