Adelaide Cup Day 2012 – Euclase Stakes Nominations

The 2012 Euclase Stakes is the second major race of the Adelaide Cup Race Day to be held at Morphetville on Monday March 12.

Formerly known as the Yallambee Classic, the 1200 metre Group 2 race worth $250,000 is a high quality event.

Amongst the quality nominated for the 2012 Euclase Stakes is Michael Moroney trained horse African Pulse.

Satin Shoes

Former Silver Slipper winner Satin Shoes has been nominated for the 2012 Euclase Stakes

The colt has three wins from five trips to the track, including victory over well known filly Karuta Queen in the Schweppes Tonic 1000 in November.

Last year’s Silver Slipper winner Satin Shoes, if in the final field, will be amongst the chances with the Clarry Conners trained filly having recorded five wins from 13 starts.

Celebrity Girl has been nominated and is coming off an impressive victory last start in the Project Graphics Redelva Stakes at Morphetville.

The Mark Kavanagh trained filly will be looking to add to her already impressive three wins from six races on a day that is a public holiday for Adelaide residents.

Another horse coming off a victory in their last start is the Matthew Ellerton and Simon Zahra trained gelding Hot Spin.

He won the Champagne Pommery Plate at Caulfield on February 25 following a third-place-effort in the Scwheppes Rubiton Stakes earlier that month.

Other horses included in the 2012 Euclase Stakes nominations include Zamorar, Petman, Draw Forward and Go the Knuckle.

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2012 Euclase Stakes – Nominations

Horse Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp Rating
1 AFRICAN PULSE Michael Moroney 6 57.5kg 91
2 ALCHEMY’S EIGHT Karen Byrnes 14 57.5kg 70
3 ALCOHOL Richard Jolly 12 57.5kg 70
4 ALPHA MAN Heather Lehmann 13 57.5kg 73
5 AMERICAN DREAM Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 16 57.5kg 72
6 BECKON Peter G Moody 18 57.5kg 70
7 GO THE KNUCKLE Mark Minervini 2 57.5kg 73
8 HOT SPIN Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 5 57.5kg 86
9 MR CHUCKLE Bill Cerchi 19 57.5kg 63
10 NICONOISE David Hayes 17 57.5kg 70
11 PETMAN John Hyam 9 57.5kg 80
12 RIZIZ Ken Sweeney 15 57.5kg 70
13 SNITZEM Leon Corstens 11 57.5kg 77
14 ZAMORAR David Bourne 8 57.5kg 88
15 CELEBRITY GIRL Mark Kavanagh 1 55.5kg 92
16 DRAW FORWARD Richard Jolly 3 55.5kg 79
17 HALLE ROCKS Mick Price 10 55.5kg 80
18 METONYMY Peter G Moody 7 55.5kg 78
19 SATIN SHOES Clarry Conners 4 55.5kg 97