News About 2016 South Australian Derby

Howard Be Thy Name Wins 2016 South Australian Derby

Howard Be Thy Name Wins 2016 South Australian Derby

The Melbourne Cup winning stables of Darren Weir will head to Queensland next month with gun three-year-old Howard Be Thy Name to chase an interstate Derby double after taking out this year’s SA Derby 2016 on the weekend. A full field of three-year-olds faced off in the $500,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) on…

Zahra to Leave Charlevoix Alone in SA Derby 2016

Zahra to Leave Charlevoix Alone in SA Derby 2016

Melbourne hoop Mark Zahra will play to his mount’s strengths in the 2016 South Australian Derby at Morphettville on Saturday and leave Charlevoix alone early to save the favourite for a late run in the staying classic. The Michael Kent-trained Charlevoix from Cranbourne is one of a full field of 16 three-year-olds facing off in…

2016 SA Derby Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 SA Derby Day Scratchings & Track Report

Adelaide’s Morphettville Racecourse is host to an eight-race card for South Australian Derby Day 2016 today, Saturday May 14, and below is the full scratchings and track report for the meeting. A fine day weather-wise is on the bill for Adelaide across the afternoon with a top of 21 degrees and no rain on the…

2016 South Australian Betting Tips & Odds Update

2016 South Australian Betting Tips & Odds Update

The South Australian Derby 2016 lights up Morphettville Racecourse this weekend in Adelaide, betting tips and the latest odds for the three-years-old feature. Running as Morphettville Race 7 at 4:25pm (local), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) is set to run at capacity with 16 runners including the emergency Dropped (10) coming…

2016 SA Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 SA Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 features continue at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday with the SA Derby 2016, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for which is found below. Running as Morphettville Race 7 at 4:25pm (local), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) is set to run at its…

Royal Rumble Macdonald’s Pick in SA Derby

Royal Rumble Macdonald’s Pick in SA Derby

Trainer Leon Macdonald will launch a two-pronged attack in Saturday’s Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m), but rates classy three-year-old Royal Rumble as his best chance of success in the feature race at Morphettville. Royal Rumble has returned to racing in particularly smart form this time; finishing outside the first three only once in eight…

Charlevoix Tops 2016 South Australian Derby Odds

Charlevoix Tops 2016 South Australian Derby Odds

Michael Kent’s Cranbourne-trained colt Charlevoix has opened early favourite in South Australian Derby 2016 betting for the Adelaide feature at Morphettville Racecourse this weekend. Continuing the elite level action of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, Saturday’s $500,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) features a full field of 16 starters plus an emergency runner. Sitting…

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 SA Derby Field

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 SA Derby Field

Darren Weir’s flying colt Howard Be Thy Name is the headline final acceptor for the 2016 South Australian Derby field at Morphettville Racecourse this weekend in Adelaide. Continuing the elite level action of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, this Saturday a full field of three-year-old stayers face off in the $500,000 Group 1 South Australian…

2016 South Australian Derby Nominations Released

2016 South Australian Derby Nominations Released

This week the South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC) took nominations for the South Australian Derby 2016 with 36 early entries for the Morphettville Racecourse classic. Set to run as the headline event in Adelaide on Saturday May 14, this year’s $500,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) nominations are headed by the Darren Weir-trained Howard…

2016 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Tips

2016 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Tips

The feature race in Adelaide this Saturday is the Chairman’s Stakes 2016, betting tips for the Morphettville staying showdown detailed below. The first seven races on the card take place at Morphettville Parks but Race 8 at 4:43pm (local) sees the $120,000 Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (2020m) take place on the Morphettville Main Track. The…