News About 2015 Lightning Stakes

Wild Rain Too Good in Lightning Stakes

Wild Rain Too Good in Lightning Stakes

Talented mare Wild Rain has continued her strong campaign form at South Australia’s Morphettville Racecourse over the weekend; producing typically polished performance to take out the Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m). Jumping from the gates well, jockey Matthew Neilson lead the classy filly forward and settled in prime position within the field of thirteen; allowing early…

Pride Rock Griffiths’ Pick in Lightning Stakes

Pride Rock Griffiths’ Pick in Lightning Stakes

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has been pleased with the form and class displayed by three-year-old Pride Rock in recent weeks and is confident the filly is ready to shine in Saturday’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville. Pride Rock debuted to racing over the 2014/14 summer; finishing fourth in the Kilmore Florist Maiden Plate (1107m) first-up…

Stokes Pleased with Caro Kann Ahead of Lightning Stakes

Stokes Pleased with Caro Kann Ahead of Lightning Stakes

Leading South Australian trainer Phillip Stokes has been thrilled with the short but impressive career start posted by rising three-year-old Caro Kann, and is confident the horse is forward enough for success in Saturday’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville. Caro Kann was unable to make much of a competitive impact when eighth behind champion…

Listed Lightning Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Listed Lightning Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Fourteen standout sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Wild Rain ($2.50) has returned to racing in slick form this time and remains clear favourite in 2015 Lightning…

Lightning Stakes Odds and Betting Update

Lightning Stakes Odds and Betting Update

14 talented sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) at South Australia’s Morphettville Racecourse; figuring as a particularly interesting race from a betting perspective and offering plenty of value as a result. Wild Rain has found exceptional form leading into the 2015 Lightning Stakes and has opened as…

2015 Lightning Stakes Field Features Wild Rain

2015 Lightning Stakes Field Features Wild Rain

Mark Kavanagh’s in-form Group 3 performed filly Wild Rain is the top-rated final acceptor for the feature black-type in Adelaide this weekend, Morphettville’s Lightning Stakes 2015. Due to run as Race 7 at 3:58pm (local time), this year’s $100,000 Listed Lighting Stakes (1050m) features a final field of 14 sprinters including Kavanagh’s three-year-old daughter of…

Counter Pulse Tops 2015 Lightning Stakes Nominations

Counter Pulse Tops 2015 Lightning Stakes Nominations

In-form local two-year-old Counter Pulse is the headline nominee for the feature race in Adelaide this Saturday, the Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas-trained youngster shooting for three on the trot in the Lightning Stakes 2015. A set weights race open to two and three-year-olds to see out the winter racing black-types at Morphettville Racecourse, this…

2015 Memsie Stakes Return for Smokin’ Joey

2015 Memsie Stakes Return for Smokin’ Joey

Back in work at trainer Wez Hunter’s Mornington base veteran galloper Smokin’ Joey is as fresh as ever and looking a treat ahead of a likely first-up run in the Memsie Stakes 2015 this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. A rising eight-year-old son of Encosta De Lago, $1.4 million earner Smokin’ Joey was last seen posting…

Dunn Up For 2015 Newmarket Handicap Challenge

Dunn Up For 2015 Newmarket Handicap Challenge

Chautauqua may be nominated for the Group 3 Maurice McCarten Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill this Saturday but it’s nothing more than a safeguard. The four-year-old gelding is in Melbourne and will tackle the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington, which is good news for punters considering he is the $2.80 early favourite in the…

Morton Under No Illusions with Watermans Bay in Lightning Stakes 2015

Morton Under No Illusions with Watermans Bay in Lightning Stakes 2015

Perth horseman Dan Morton has confirmed he’s “under no illusions” when it comes to the chances of his WA raider Watermans Bay upsetting some of the country’s hottest sprinters in the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning takes in Melbourne on Saturday. While hopeful his Eternity Range six-year-old can be competitive in the $500,000 Group 1 Black…