Southern Speed Heads 2012 Spring Stakes Nominations

August 6, 2012

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Southern Speed Heads 2012 Spring Stakes Nominations

Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed will begin spring preparations this weekend in the Group 3 $115,000 2012 Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphetville.

Southern Speed

Southern Speed will return this Saturday in the Spring Stakes

One of 17 horses nominated for the Adelaide sprint, the Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas-trained mare will be having her first run since finishing fifth in the BMW in April.

The talented five-year-old is again being aimed at the Caulfield Cup which she won by 1 1/2 lengths last year ahead of Green Moon and Tullamore.

Saturday’s first-up run is the first step on the road to back-to-back Caulfield Cup Glory and she will race again in Adelaide two weeks later in the Listed Penny Edition Stakes.

Also nominated to make their return is Jake Stephens-trained multiple black-type winner Alcopop who will be having his first race since October last year.

Despite being eight years old, Alcopop is relatively lightly raced and boasts a solid record of nine wins from 26 starts.

One horse heading into the race in excellent form is David Jolly-trained mare Avoid Lightning who picked up her first black-type victory late last month when winning the Listed Lightning Stakes.

The daughter of Blevic is chasing a fifth consecutive victory after showing plenty of potential in winning five of her six career starts.

Returning from a spell to chase a fourth consecutive win is Lloyd Kennewell gelding The Eighth Maker who was in scintillating form during the summer.

A winner of six of 14 starts, The Eighth Maker hit career best form last preparation and scored black-type victory in the Listed City Of Marion Stakes in December.

A son of Clangalang, the seven-year-old gelding generally performs first-up, having won once and placed twice when previously returning from a spell.

Also nominated for the Spring Stakes are Peter Moody-trained Justify That and Tony McEvoy-trained Candle.

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Spring Stakes 2012 – Nominations

Horse Trainer Hcp Rating
1 ALCOPOP Jake Stephens 105
2 AVOID LIGHTNING David Jolly 91
3 BALZEUS Terry & Karina O’Sullivan 78
4 BERTUCCI Lloyd Kennewell 87
5 CANDLE Tony McEvoy 94
6 DIPLOMATIC FORCE Wayne Nichols 98
7 DRIFTING SPIRIT Darren Egan 59
8 GOSSIP GIRL Jim Mason 92
9 HAPPY TRAILS Paul Beshara 96
10 JUSTIFY THAT Peter Moody 95
11 LA PRALINE Phillip Stokes 78
12 LIGHT EXPRESS Michael Hibbs 85
13 MORANT Damien Williams 87
14 SHABANGABANG (NZ) Fran Houlahan & Brian Johnston 80
15 SOUTHERN SPEED Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 112
16 SPURCIFIC Robbie Griffiths 86
17 THE EIGHTH MAKER Lloyd Kennewell 96

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