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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.

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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 …

Griffiths and Tourneur team up again for another Lightning Stakes win

Griffiths and Tourneur team up again for another Lightning Stakes win

24 Jul, 2015

Cranbourne trainer Robbie Griffiths will team up again with top Adelaide jockey Dom Tourneur when Pride Rock steps out in the Listed $100,000 Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Jockey Dom Tourneur will team up again with trainer Robbie Griffiths when Pride Rock contests the Lightning Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The …

Sunset Rock to shine in Lightning Stakes

Sunset Rock to shine in Lightning Stakes

23 Jul, 2015

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell is expecting a bold first up showing from Sunset Rock when she resumes in the Listed $100,000 Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell is expecting a bold first up showing from Sunset Rock in the Lightning Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Sunset Rock has failed to …

Takeover Target dies at Fifteen

Takeover Target dies at Fifteen

20 Jun, 2015

The ‘People’s Champion’ Takeover Target has been put down following an accident at his Coffs Harbour retirement paddock.

Jockey Jay Ford rode champion sprinter Takeover Target in twenty of his twenty-one wins. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The fifteen year old Takeover Target was enjoying his later years after collecting eight Group 1 victories all around …

Specific Autumn Path Yet to be Set for Deep Field

Specific Autumn Path Yet to be Set for Deep Field

21 Jan, 2015

Yet to taste anything but success over his short yet impressive racing career, co-trainer Wayne Hawkes has revealed plans are yet to be decided on for talented sprinter Deep Field over autumn, but above all will aim to keep his so-far perfect record intact.

Deep Field will aim for Group 1 glory in what could …

Minor Ailment Will Not Ruin Autumn for Rich Enuff

Minor Ailment Will Not Ruin Autumn for Rich Enuff

21 Jan, 2015

Aiming to have the three-year-old ready for a return in Saturday’s Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m), trainer Ken Keys is confident an elevated white blood cell count which ruined his chances of an early racing return will not have an effect on Rich Enuff’s Autumn Carnival campaign.

Rich Enuff will not return to racing in …