News About 2014 The Goodwood

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Next for Smokin’ Goodwood Winner

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Next for Smokin’ Goodwood Winner

Mornington trainer Wez Hunter is keen to head to Brisbane this winter for a shot at the Stradbroke Handicap 2014 with his surprising sprinter Smokin’ Joey who upset a big field of better fancied rivals for their shock win in the $500,000 Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) in Adelaide over the weekend. Not having won…

2014 The Goodwood Results: Smokin’ Joey Wins at 40-1

2014 The Goodwood Results: Smokin’ Joey Wins at 40-1

Returning hoop Ben Melham made it back-to-back wins in The Goodwood 2014 this year riding the Wez Hunter-trained roughie Smokin’ Joey to victory in the Group 1 at Adelaide. Melham was forced to stop riding last November due to hip pain that he subsequently had surgery for earlier this year, today’s Morphettville meeting his first…

Outsider Whitlam Aiming for Upset in 2014 The Goodwood

Outsider Whitlam Aiming for Upset in 2014 The Goodwood

Despite registering as a rank outsider and least favourite to claim this afternoon’s featured Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at South Australia’s Morphettville Racecourse, trainer Danielle Wilson is confident inclement weather around track will play to the strengths of Whitlam. More than earning his position in this afternoon’s feature race, Wilson said Whitlam has been…

Stokes Left Without 2014 The Goodwood Runner

Stokes Left Without 2014 The Goodwood Runner

This afternoon a powerhouse field of sprinters will face off in The Goodwood 2014 in Adelaide however top local trainer Phillip Stokes is now without a runner in the Morphettville feature despite originally paying up for two from his stables. Running as Morphettville Race 7 at 3:30pm (local), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 The Tapestry…

2014 The Goodwood Day – Adelaide Scratchings & Track Update

2014 The Goodwood Day – Adelaide Scratchings & Track Update

Adelaide race fans are today treated to an exciting eight race program at Morphettville to see out the official end of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival with The Goodwood Day 2014 lighting up the track. While in Brisbane for BTC Cup Day the track conditions are prime with Doomben currently rated a Good (3), in…

Macdonald Confident in Essay Raider Ahead of 2014 Goodwood

Macdonald Confident in Essay Raider Ahead of 2014 Goodwood

Local trainer Leon Macdonald is confident classy four-year-old Essay Raider will make the most of a central barrier draw and win this weekend’s featured Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville Racecourse. Having returned to the track in competitive form this season, Macdonald told The Advertiser he could not be happier with the form and…

Melham Hopeful of 2014 Goodwood Triumph for Smokin’ Joey

Melham Hopeful of 2014 Goodwood Triumph for Smokin’ Joey

Jockey Ben Melham is excited by the prospect of partnering Smokin’ Joey in this weekend’s featured Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at South Australia’s Morphettville Racecourse, despite the well-trialled gelding featuring as a rank outsider for success. Making his comeback to racing after undergoing hip surgery several months ago, Melham told the Herald Sun he…

2014 The Goodwood Betting Update – Plenty Of Winning Chances

2014 The Goodwood Betting Update – Plenty Of Winning Chances

The 2014 The Goodwoodis set to be one of the most open Group 1 races of the 2013/2014 racing season; with punters happy to back plenty of runners in the $500,000 event that will be held at Morphettville on Saturday. The current favourite in 2014 The Goodwood betting markets is Gai Waterhouse-trained Driefontein, who has…

Pago Rock More Than a Chance in 2014 The Goodwood

Pago Rock More Than a Chance in 2014 The Goodwood

Confirmed to make her Group 1 debut in this weekend’s featured The Goodwood (1200m) at South Australia’s Morphettville Racecourse, apprentice jockey Kayla Nisbet is confident in the chances of Pago Rock having partnered the six-year-old to two victories from as many starts to date. Poking a nose clear to win the Noel Rundle Handicap (1100m) together…

The Goodwood 2014 Tips & Selections

The Goodwood 2014 Tips & Selections

An exciting edition of The Goodwood is set to play out at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday with a number of livewire prospects in the Adelaide Autumn Carnival classic, our tips for the feature detailed below. A capacity 20 starters will face off in this year’s $500,000 Group 1 The Tapestry Wines Goodwood (1200m) including the…