Politeness Heads 2014 Euclase Stakes Nominations

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Politeness Heads 2014 Euclase Stakes Nominations

Robert Smerdon’s last start Group 3 winner Politeness heads the nominations for the Euclase Stakes 2014 at Morphettville on Saturday after scratching out from two Group 1 options last weekend.


Politeness is one of the headline nominees for Saturday's 2014 Euclase Stakes in Adelaide. Photo: Steve Hart.

The improving Street Sense filly caught the eye at Randwick last time out on April 12 putting in a top performance to overcomer barrier 18 of 18 winning the Group 3 PJ Bell Stakes (1200m) on a mud track.

Politeness was tipped to step up in class then taking on either the Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m) in Sydney or Adelaide’s Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m).

Illness however saw her bypass both races, the three-year-old found to have mucus in her airway after an unsatisfactory track work on Thursday.

She’s now been nominated for a consolation run in the $250,000 Group 2 Sportingbet Euclase Stakes (1200m) on South Australian Derby Day.

Whether she accepts however depends on how her recovery is going.

If not she will be sent to the paddock with Smerdon ruling out keeping her in work for a shot at the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival this year.

The other big name Euclase Stakes nominee is the Daniel Clarken-trained Miracles Of Life.

A bout of colic ruled the Not A Single Doubt filly, winner of the Blue Diamond Stakes in Melbourne last year, out of the Robert Sangster last Saturday with Clarken hoping the to-be-retired youngster can run in her swansong this Saturday.

Last seen running second to Minaj in the Listed Redelva Stakes (1050m), Miracles Of Life will have her final appearance in either the Euclase this weekend or the Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) on May 10 at the end of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival.

Other notable interstate raiders among the Euclase Stakes nominations this year then include the Mick Price-trained Group 3 Typhoon Tracy Stakes winner Jazz Song, the David Hayes-trained Group 1 performer Fast ‘N’ Rocking and Peter Moody’s promising Al Maher filly River Delta.

River Delta is undefeated having won all three of her career starts to date, most recently over 1400m at Caulfield on April 19, and will be out to keep her undefeated record intact here in her interstate debut.

Other notable hopes then include Robbie Griffiths’ last start Melbourne winner The Quarterback, the Phillip Stokes-trained Redelva third placed Lucky Symbol, their stable mate Éclair Big Bang who was fourth in the same race and Lady Lakshmi.

The Stephen Theodore-trained Cranbourne raider Lady Lakshmi also comes off some nice form having run top three in her past four starts.

The Lonhro filly debuted in Adelaide two back when runner-up to subsequent Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes winner Tango’s Daughter in the Listed Nitschke Handicap before returning to Sydney last Saturday.

There she ran in the Group 3 James Carr Stakes (1400m) running third behind Estonian Princess and Northern Glory.

Below is the full list of Sportingbet Euclase Stakes 2014 nominations with the final field and barriers set to be released on Wednesday.

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2014 Euclase Stakes Nominations

Morphettville Racecourse – 03/05/2014

# Horse Trainer Hcp. Rating
2 CLASSY JACK John Hickmott 85
3 CONSORTING Michael Kent 74
4 ECLAIR BIG BANG (NZ) Phillip Stokes 90
5 FAST ’N’ ROCKING David Hayes 87
6 HERENOA David Jolly 62
7 IL DIECI Karen Byrnes 66
8 ILGATTINO Kelvin Bourke 67
9 JAZZ SONG Mick Price 82
10 LADY LAKSHMI Stephen Theodore 84
11 LUCKY SYMBOL Phillip Stokes 78
12 MEADOWS ANGEL Karen Byrnes 68
13 MIRACLES OF LIFE Daniel Clarken 101
14 POLITENESS Robert Smerdon 91
15 RIVER DELTA Peter G Moody 76
16 RUN LIKE REAAN Karen Byrnes 60
17 TENNESSEE GROOM (NZ) John Hyam 64
18 THE QUARTERBACK Robbie Griffiths 80

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