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Kevin Heffernan Stakes Return for Smokin’ Joey

Kevin Heffernan Stakes Return for Smokin’ Joey

A number of setbacks led to a forgettable season for Wez Hunter’s Group 1 winner Smokin’ Joey but he hopes the veteran can salvage some of his spring when returning in the 2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday. Winner of last year’s Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) in Adelaide as a 40/1 outsider,…

2015 Lord Reims Stakes Betting: Taiyoo Odds On Favourite

2015 Lord Reims Stakes Betting: Taiyoo Odds On Favourite

Today in Adelaide, Morphettville Racecourse is host to a stellar edition of the Lord Reims Stakes 2015 with the Darren Weir-trained Taiyoo installed as the odds-on favourite to win the Adelaide Cup lead-up. Haradasun gelding Taiyoo travels from Victoria to South Australia for today’s $115,000 Group 3 James Boags Premium Lord Reims Stakes (2600m), the…

Rubick Heads 2014 Schillaci Stakes Nominations

Rubick Heads 2014 Schillaci Stakes Nominations

Gerald Ryan’s former star juvenile Rubick will make his much awaited new season return in Saturday’s Schillaci Stakes 2014, nominations for the Caulfield Guineas Day sprint showdown featuring a dozen hopefuls. A bumper nine-race program is set to light up Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday including the sprinters facing off in the $200,000 Group 2 Anco…

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…