News About 2014 Lightning Stakes

Buddy Bundy Strikes with 2014 Lightning Stakes Win

Buddy Bundy Strikes with 2014 Lightning Stakes Win

Trainer Phillip Stokes capped off an excellent season at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday with his favourite Buddy Bundy saluting for the punters in the Lightning Stakes 2014. With a host of scratchings from Adelaide’s feature race on the weekend, a diminutive field of only six gallopers lined up in this year’s $80,000 Listed Programmed Lightning…

2014 Lightning Stakes Tips & Selections

2014 Lightning Stakes Tips & Selections

The race may be down one of its drawcard contenders with Thiamandi out, but Saturday’s Lightning Stakes 2014 at Morphettville Racecourse still holds black-type status and is still worth a punt on this weekend. Originally this year’s $80,000 Listed Programmed Lightning Stakes (1050m) drew 12 final acceptors, however three early scratchings has left nine in…

Thiamandi Out of Lightning Hoping to Strike at Caulfield

Thiamandi Out of Lightning Hoping to Strike at Caulfield

Adelaide filly Thiamandi has officially been withdrawn from the Lightning Stakes at home this weekend and will instead take on a Group 3 field at Caulfield in the 2014 Bletchingly Stakes. A dual acceptor for Saturday racing, the Lloyd Kennewell-trained Street Boss three-year-old has been confirmed now as a starter in Melbourne’s $150,000 Group 3…

Lightning Stakes 2014 Betting – Top Three Hard to Split

Lightning Stakes 2014 Betting – Top Three Hard to Split

This Saturday at Morphettville Racecourse the latest Adelaide black-type is the 2014 Lightning Stakes, three of the remaining 10 hopefuls in the sprint showdown battling for top spot in the betting markets. Running as Morphettville Race 8, this year’s $80,000 Listed Programmed Lightning Stakes (1050m) originally drew a final field of 12 hopefuls. That is…

Buddy Bundy Heads 2014 Lightning Stakes Field & Barriers

Buddy Bundy Heads 2014 Lightning Stakes Field & Barriers

A smart field of sprinters is engaged to face off in the Lightning Stakes 2014 at Morphettville Racecourse this weekend including Buddy Bundy who shoots for their third straight win at the track. Twelve gallopers are in the mix for this year’s $80,000 Listed Programmed Lightning Stakes (1050m), the set weights race for two and…

Buddy Bundy Included In Lightning Stakes Nominations

Buddy Bundy Included In Lightning Stakes Nominations

Talented gelding Buddy Bundy is set to make his black type racing debut at Morphettville on Saturday after being included in the 2014 Lightning Stakes nominations. Buddy Bundy has had eight race starts since making his debut in December of last year and has put together an impressive record of five wins and two placings. The…

Hucklebuck leads Betting Markets for CS Hayes Stakes

Hucklebuck leads Betting Markets for CS Hayes Stakes

Jumping one race prior to the major Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday, the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes will undoubtedly be one of the tightest, most well-fought events of the weekend, with even the most-favoured runners offering excellent value to all punters. Expected to make his delayed start to 2014 at Flemington…

Overreach Blitzes Trial Ahead of Autumn Group 1s

Overreach Blitzes Trial Ahead of Autumn Group 1s

Gai Waterhouse’s top filly Overreach blitzed her rivals with an easy Sydney trial win this morning ahead of a big autumn return targeting the Group 1 sprints in Melbourne. The rising four-year-old daughter of Exceed And Excel hasn’t raced since her third to the Peter Snowden-trained Guelph in the Group 1 ATC Sires Produce Stakes…

Samaready for Black Caviar Lightning 2014 Return

Samaready for Black Caviar Lightning 2014 Return

Mick Price’s talented Group 1 winning mare Samaready is back in work and gearing up for a big Melbourne Festival of Racing next year including a shot at the Black Caviar Lighting 2014 in February. The now four-year-old daughter of More Than Ready is only lightly raced with nine starts to her name, six of…

Shamexpress Set for 2013 Autumn Carnival Sprints

Shamexpress Set for 2013 Autumn Carnival Sprints

Flemington trainer Danny O’Brien has revealed plans to target the major Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival 2013 sprints with his consistent galloper Shamexpress. The O’Reilly stallion, third to Nechita as a three-year-old in the 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes, enjoyed a career highlight last autumn and O’Brien hopes they can repeat the feat this coming season. In…