News About: Morphettville Racecourse

Beirut Primed for Spring Stakes

Beirut Primed for Spring Stakes

4 Aug, 2016

Trainer Henry Dwyer has been thrilled with the condition of Beirut, and is confident the classy mare can cap her competitive career with a win in Saturday’s Group 3 Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville Racecourse.

Beirut is a strong chance of success in Saturday’s Group 3 Spring Stakes at Morphettville. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Beirut …

Averau Begins Adelaide Cup Preparation

Averau Begins Adelaide Cup Preparation

29 Jan, 2015

While Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison lament the fact that the Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) is not run in January, the trainers have opted to run Averau in the Doriemus Handicap (2000) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday to keep the mare fresh.

Renew is one of 11 rivals Averau will face in the Doriemus …

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 …

May’s Dream Wins 2014 Australasian Oaks

May’s Dream Wins 2014 Australasian Oaks

26 Apr, 2014

Talented pre-post favourite May’s Dream has produced an incredible turn of foot to burst from the rear of the pack and win the major Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) on the line at Morphettville Racecourse this afternoon.

May's Dream bursts through a gap to claim the Group 1 Australian Oaks from Star Fashion (outside). Photo …

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 …

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 …

So Pristine Claims First Group Title In Queen Of The South Stakes

So Pristine Claims First Group Title In Queen Of The South Stakes

28 Apr, 2012

So Pristine has clinched her first Group title with a win in the Queen Of The South Stakes at Morphettville today.

The six-year-old mare emerged from the centre of the pack down the home straight to win the race ahead of race favourite Little House and Blue Ribbon.

The racing began in dramatic fashion when …

Group Test In Store For Norsqui In Adelaide Cup

Group Test In Store For Norsqui In Adelaide Cup

29 Feb, 2012

Norsqui will have to step up in grade if he plans to win the Group 2 Adelaide Cup at Morphettville on Monday March 12.

The five-year-old gelding will be looking to recreate the events of his last start, when he won the Listed Mornington Cup by two and a half lengths.

The win earned him …

Jason Holder Returns Home To Adelaide

Jason Holder Returns Home To Adelaide

14 Dec, 2011

Jockey Jason Holder has moved back to his home town of Adelaide after spending four years riding in Queensland.

Holder, who received much praise for his rides as an apprentice in his home town, rode his first winner at Morphettville last Saturday.

The jockey scored the win aboard Snip ‘N’ Run in the Flight Centre …

Rebel Raider Retired To Carin Park Stud

Rebel Raider Retired To Carin Park Stud

31 Aug, 2011

Rebel Raider has been retired to stud

Six-year-old Rebel Raider has been retired to stand at stud at the newly established Southern Victorian Thoroughbred Stud Carin Park.

The Reset stallion began his career as a two-year-old when he burst onto the scene to win the Group 3 Darley Sires’ Produce Stakes in just his second …