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Delicacy Is the 2015 Australasian Oaks Winner

Delicacy Is the 2015 Australasian Oaks Winner

The travelling West Australian contingent have posted a huge win at Morphettville Racecourse this afternoon as talented three-year-old Delicacy produced a monster turn of foot to take out the featured Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m). Jumping from the gates only fairly, jockey Peter Hall settled Delicacy mid-pack in the capacity field, off the pace of…

Fontein Ruby Leads Australasian Oaks 2015 Odds

Fontein Ruby Leads Australasian Oaks 2015 Odds

Following her inside barrier two draw for this weekend’s Adelaide feature the Robert Smerdon-trained Fontein Ruby has retained her spot at the top of the 2015 Australasian Oaks odds. Running as the fifth on Morphettville’s Robert Sangster Stakes Day program with a jump time of 2:38pm (local), this autumn’s $400,000 Group 1 Schweppes Australasian Oaks…

Last Start Winners Dominate 2015 Australasian Oaks Field

Last Start Winners Dominate 2015 Australasian Oaks Field

A capacity field of flying fillies will face off at Morphettville Racecourse in Saturday’s Australasian Oaks 2015 in Adelaide with a host of last-start winners set to dominate the markets. Due to run as Morphettville Race 5 at 2:38pm (SA time) as one of two elite levels on the Robert Sangster Stakes Day card, this…

Zahra Sticks with Australasian Oaks 2015 Favourite

Zahra Sticks with Australasian Oaks 2015 Favourite

Mark Zahra will be back aboard the favourite in Saturday’s 2015 Australasian Oaks in Adelaide when the hoop reunites and continues his association with the Robert Smerdon-trained filly Fontein Ruby. Three-year-old Turffontein filly Fontein Ruby is the early favourite through at a current pre-field quote of $3.40 to win her maiden elite level in the…

Fontein Ruby Tops 2015 Australasian Oaks Nominations

Fontein Ruby Tops 2015 Australasian Oaks Nominations

Robert Smerdon’s classy Melbourne-based filly Fontein Ruby is the headline nomination for the Australasian Oaks 2015 on Robert Sangster Stakes Day at Adelaide’s Morphettville Racecourse this weekend. Adelaide is host to a double shot of Group 1 autumn racing action on Saturday including the three-year-old fillies facing off in the $400,000 Group 1 Australasian Oaks…

Ondina Leads 2015 Auraria Stakes Field

Ondina Leads 2015 Auraria Stakes Field

Gai Waterhouse’s last start Morphettville winner Ondina returns to Adelaide’s premier track on RN Irwin Stakes Day this Saturday leading a quality field for this year’s Auraria Schweppervescene Stakes 2015. Due to jump as Morphettville Race 7 at 4:23pm (SA time) this year’s $115,000 Group 3 Schweppervescence Stakes (1800m), registered as the Auraria Stakes, features…

Fontein Ruby to Miss Auraria Stakes 2015 for Caulfield

Fontein Ruby to Miss Auraria Stakes 2015 for Caulfield

Melbourne’s Robert Smerdon will not accept for his smart filly Fontein Ruby in Saturday’s Adelaide black-type the Auraria Stakes, instead keeping her at home for a more lucrative run at Caulfield Racecourse. The three-year-old daughter of Turffontein is a dual nominee across two states on Saturday with entries in both the $115,000 Group 3 Auraria…

2015 Auraria Stakes Nominations Feature Fontein Ruby

2015 Auraria Stakes Nominations Feature Fontein Ruby

Robert Smerdon’s last start Moonee Valley winner Fontein Ruby is one of a number of smart interstate raiders nominated for the Auraria Stakes 2015 at Adelaide’s Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday. There are two Group race features highlighting the early Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival meeting this weekend including the three-year-old fillies facing off in the Group…