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Beirut Bows Out the Spring Stakes 2016 Winner

Beirut Bows Out the Spring Stakes 2016 Winner

A trip to Adelaide proved a winning move for the Henry Dwyer-trained mare Beirut who won her career swansong with a Morphettville victory in the 2016 Spring Stakes over the weekend. The six-year-old daughter of Lonhro scratched out of Saturday’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington, subsequently won by the Darren Weir-trained Sooboog,…

Dual Acceptors Head 2016 Spring Stakes Betting

Dual Acceptors Head 2016 Spring Stakes Betting

Two runners that are dually accepted across two states for this weekend’s racing sit top of the markets for Adelaide’s Spring Stakes 2016 at Morphettville Racecourse. Both the Henry Dwyer-trained mare Beirut and the Darren Weir-trained Sooboog are accepted for both Flemington’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) in Melbourne as well as Adelaide’s $120,000…

2016 Spring Stakes Field Features Beirut

2016 Spring Stakes Field Features Beirut

Henry Dwyer’s in-form mare from Melbourne Beirut could have her swansong start in Saturday’s Spring Stakes 2016 field in Adelaide after being dually accepted across two states for the weekend’s racing. The six-year-old daughter of Lonhro is heading to the breeding barn but gets a chance to secure one final Black-Type win. Dwyer has accepted…

2016 Lightning Stakes Winner Viddora Melbourne Bound

2016 Lightning Stakes Winner Viddora Melbourne Bound

The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival riches are calling for Lloyd Kennewell’s progressive filly Viddora who posted a Black-Type win at home in Morphettville’s Lightning Stakes 2016 over the weekend. The daughter of I Am Invincible enjoyed a win in her final start as a three-year-old with a narrow long-neck victory over Ocean Embers ($6) in…

Showpero On Show in 2016 Lightning Stakes

Showpero On Show in 2016 Lightning Stakes

Undefeated local filly Showpero will attempt to keep her flawless record in check this weekend stepping up to Black-Type company for the first time in Adelaide’s Lightning Stakes 2016. Attracting a huge list of nominations, this year’s $100,000 Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) takes place at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday and is the maiden stakes assignment…

Karlovasi Tops 2016 Lightning Stakes Nominations

Karlovasi Tops 2016 Lightning Stakes Nominations

The feature race in Adelaide this Saturday is the Lighting Stakes 2016 at Morphettville Racecourse, nominations for which are led by Richard Jolly’s in-form young sprinter Karlovasi. The three-year-old Reaan gelding is one of a bumper 34 nominations taken for this year’s edition of the $100,000 Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) open only to two and…

Athena Lass On To 2016 Lightning Stakes

Athena Lass On To 2016 Lightning Stakes

Lindsay Park’s David Hayes is considering a trip to Adelaide at the end of the month for a shot at the Lightning Stakes 2016 with Athena Lass after her smart win on debut this week. The two-year-old daughter of Snitzel blitzed a recent 900m trial on a Heavy (10) track at Wangaratta before the filly’s…

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…