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  • Bonuses add to Philonize's feature win

    She failed to make her $32,000 reserve at the 2020 Adelaide Magic Millions Yearling Sale, but Philonize continued to repay connections faith with her third win in succession in the $102,250 Rebel Raider Series Final at Morphettville on the Saturday. The Dion Koch-trained three-year-old led from start to finish to...

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  • SA raiders set sights on Caulfield Sprint

    This year's Caulfield Sprint has a distinct South Australian flavour. One third of Saturday’s $300,000 Group 2 over 1000m is made up of horses from Morphettville. Will Clarken’s He’s A Balter is chasing his sixth win in seven starts, Chris Bieg’s last-start Wylie winner Free Of Debt is chasing four...

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  • James Jordan's Saturday Speed Maps + Track Report

    Racing.com's James Jordan has the key information ahead of tomorrow's meeting at Morphettville! Check out a full track report and speed maps here. TRACK REPORT Winning Post -1800m: Slightly better on the fence early in the section and then it evens up to a point where fence becomes slightly worse...

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  • Karacasu favoured in Rebel Raider Final

    A wide draw and big weight stand between Karacasu and the $102,250 Rebel Raider Series Final (1200m) at Morphettville. The promising son of Headwater has never finished further back than second in his five starts and a win will secure valuable prizemoney as they plan a trip north for the...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Murray Bridge Cup Preview

    BEST BET: CASSOWARY (Race 3) EACH-WAY: TAHNEE TRADITION (Race 6) VALUE: REGALO DI GAETANO (Race 8)   RACE 1 - 12:10PM Bridge Carpet Court Two-Year-Old Plate (900 METRES) FREYTAMFAL looked good winning a Morphettville trial without being placed under a lot of pressure. He draws well and looks the one to...

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  • Hickmott hopeful of hometown hurrah

    Michael Hickmott takes two leading chances into his hometown feature in Friday’s $107,250 Murray Bridge Gold Cup (1600m). Former New Zealand pair Lord Vladivostok and Don’tdreamit’sover head to the race on the back of last-start placings and last season’s Metropolitan Premiership winning trainer is confident they will both run well....

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  • Everest shaping as Gytrash's 'masterpiece'

    Damien Moyle is preparing for the biggest moment of his short training career when Gytrash tackles the $15m TAB Everest at Royal Randwick on Saturday. The 30-year-old joined forces with Group-1 winning trainer Gordon Richards in an official partnership at the start of this season and is the first to...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Saturday Preview

    BEST BET: KARACASU (Race 3) EACH-WAY: LAKE’S FOLLY (Race 6) VALUE: ROYAL MILE (Race 4)   RACE 1 - 12:31PM Accolade Wines Handicap (Heat 6 Skybeau Series) (2023 METRES)  Not a race I’m super confident in. WINGS OF PASTRAMI has been bursting to break through and maps well from the good...

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  • Thoroughbreds impress at Equestrian events

    Retired thoroughbred racehorses excelled at the Equestrian SA Horse of the Year events held last month at Strathalbyn and Mount Pleasant. The events were supported by Through Care SA, the welfare arm of Racing SA, as part of its commitment to caring for thoroughbreds before, during and beyond their racetrack...

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  • Next stop; The Everest

    Star South Australian sprinter Gytrash is in perfect order ahead of Saturday’s $15m Everest (1200m) at Randwick in Sydney. Gytrash had his final key gallop at Warwick Farm on Wednesday morning and co-trainer Gordon Richards can’t fault the horse ahead of his second tilt at the world’s richest race on...

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  • South East star resumes on Saturday

    Exciting South East galloper Royal Mile will launch his spring carnival campaign at Morphettville on Saturday. Trainer Lee Creek has a light preparation in mind for the promising four-year-old who won the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes before running fifth behind Explosive Jack in the Group 1 SA Derby at Morphettville...

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  • Ecumenical chasing more black-type success

    Murray Bridge trainer Mick Huxtable is hoping a good barrier will assist smart mare Ecumenical in Wednesday’s Group 3 Ladies’ Day Vase (1600m) at Caulfield. Ecumenical will jump from barrier two tomorrow, and finished second behind Annavisto at Caulfield two starts back. In her last start, she was forced to...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Port Lincoln Preview

    BEST BET: MY MATE SONNY (Race 1) EACH-WAY TIAMAT (Race 3) VALUE: WIFE FREE ZONE (Race 6)   RACE 1 - 12:35PM Lincoln Window Tint Benchmark 80 Handicap (Heat 5 Riziz Series) (1000 METRES) MY MATE SONNY has missed a placed just once in 11 starts here, he trialled smartly for...

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  • Rock The Ring, Savatoxl secure memorable McEvoy double

    Tony and Calvin McEvoy will raise the bar with Rock The Ring after he made it successive wins at Morphettville on Saturday. It was another impress display by the son of Reward For Effort who has thrived since joining the McEvoy team from Lindsay Park earlier in the year. He...

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  • G1 winner nominated for Murray Bridge Cup

    Group 1 winning Victorian galloper Begood Toya Mother headlines nominations for Friday’s $107,250 Murray Bridge Gold Cup (1600m). The Daniel Bowman-trained gelding won the 2019 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and comes off a solid effort when runner-up in the Listed Testa Rossa Stakes. Will Clarken has nominated both Ironclad and...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Penola Preview

        BEST BET: ALL HARD WOOD (Race 6) EACH-WAY: GOLIOTUS (Race 8) VALUE: ALI ORPHAN (Race 5)   RACE 1 - 12:55PM The Midfield Group Maiden Plate (1100 METRES) YOUR OUTATOUCH trialled OK before a useful debut behind Runamigo at Murray Bridge. He’s won a trial for his return and looks hard...

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  • Lincoln Moore's Saturday Preview

    BEST BET: THE BILLIONAIRE (Race 3) EACH-WAY: DIAMONDS (Race 8) VALUE: EPERDUMENT (Race 2)   RACE 1 - 12:32PM Furphy Handicap (Heat 10 Rebel Raider Series) (1100 METRES) Tempo is going to be crucial here. PHILONIZE was hammered in the lead but found plenty to score impressively on the Parks last...

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  • Second Slip 'drawn to run a cheeky race' in G1 debut

    Second Slip has drawn perfectly for his Group 1 debut in Saturday’s $1m Toorak Handicap (1600m) at Caulfield. The former Kiwi will start form barrier two with Linda Meech in the saddle and trainer Will Clarken is predicting a bold showing. “He’s drawn to run a cheeky race at bolters...

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  • Oakbank Easter programming confirmed

    Racing SA has today released programming for the 2022 Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival, with more than $1 million in prizemoney and bonuses available for participants across the two meetings. Additionally, it was confirmed Oakbank will return to its roots in 2022 with the traditional Easter Saturday and Easter Monday race...

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  • James Jordan's Saturday Speed Maps + Track Report

    Racing.com's James Jordan has the key information ahead of tomorrow's meeting at Morphettville! Check out a full track report and speed maps here. TRACK REPORT Winning Post-1800m: Coverage is fair through this section with some worn areas around the 2000m start. Slightly more prevalent across the inside two lanes but...

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  • Prizemoney boost for SA provincial cups

    Two of South Australia’s provincial cup meetings will be boosted by a significant prizemoney increase for their feature races. Racing SA has today announced both the Gawler Cup and Strathalbyn Cup will benefit from substantial prizemoney lifts, effective immediately. The increase will bring them into line with both the Murray...

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  • Knightstown dreaming of G1 glory

    Gordon Richards is confident Knightstown won’t be making up the numbers despite being a marked a $101 chance in Saturday’s $2m Caulfield Guineas (1600m). The son of Valentia will get every chance in the rich feature having drawn perfectly in barrier four with Jordan Childs booked to ride. “He’s not...

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  • Savatoxl starts spring in Schillaci Stakes

    Group 1 Goodwood winner Savatoxl kicks off his Melbourne Spring Carnival in Saturday’s $300,000 Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield. The Tony and Calvin McEvoy stable have their sights on the Group 1 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley - a race they won twice with Hey Doc - with...

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  • Melbourne Cup dream alive for Hasta La War

    Hasta La War will try and use the Group 2 Herbert Power as a launching pad to the race that stops a nation when he makes his Melbourne debut on Saturday. Trainer Sue Murphy and connections a chasing a dream Melbourne Cup spot with the South-East stayer who missed last...

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  • Statement on Jumps Racing in South Australia

    The Board of Racing SA has met today to review and consider submissions received following its announcement on 1 October that jumps racing would not be programmed in South Australia from 2022 onwards. The original decision was based on the current state of jumps racing in SA and the Board’s...

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