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Platelet looking for second G1 win in Goodwood

Platelet looking for second G1 win in Goodwood

7 May, 2013

Sportingbet Classic winner Platelet could add a second Adelaide Autumn Carnival Group 1 trophy to trainer Darren Weir’s cabinet when she lines up in the Group 1 $500,000 The Distinctive Homes Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Platelet going for back to back Group 1 wins in Goodwood at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

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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 …

Tempo and tactics to decide SA Derby

Tempo and tactics to decide SA Derby

6 May, 2011

Right Of Refusal is the favourite for the South Australian Derby

The South Australian Jockey Club has drawn together a full field of sixteen starters plus one emergency for South Australia’s three year old staying championship over 2,500m, the Group 1 $350,000 South Australian Derby.

The 2011 SA Derby features an exceptionally strong field with …