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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 …

Black Caviar’s Autumn Comes To A Close

Black Caviar’s Autumn Comes To A Close

22 Feb, 2012

Peter Moody has pulled the pin on Black Caviar’s autumn campaign with the unbeaten mare to take her 19 race winning streak to the paddock.

There were hopes she’d appear for one more run to grab number 20 in this Saturday’s Futurity Stakes at Caulfield but that’s been shafted in the best interests of the …

McEvoy Takes On Gawler With Decisive Duo

McEvoy Takes On Gawler With Decisive Duo

18 Jan, 2012

Tony McEvoy will line up two of his most promising gallopers at Gawler in South Australia later today.

The trainer is confident Circle Of Trust can win the Kingsford Hotel/Sabois Three-Year-Old Handicap in Race 2 where he will come up against just five other runners.

Circle Of Trust was unlucky to finish fourth on debut …

Adelaide Cup Target For Western Jewel

Adelaide Cup Target For Western Jewel

4 Jan, 2012

Perth Cup champion Western Jewel looks likely to be given a shot at a capital city cups double with a trip to Adelaide during the autumn.

Owner Bob Peters has picked out the $400,000 Adelaide Cup on March 12 after the mares impressive victory in Perth’s premier staying event.

The big drawcard as well as …

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 …