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2014 Winterbottom Stakes Field: Angelic Light #13

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Field: Angelic Light #13

Race favourite Angelic Light will carry the number 13 saddlecloth as the final acceptor in a below capacity Winterbottom Stakes 2014 field for Saturday in Perth. One of two Group 1s on the Ascot race card for Super Saturday this weekend, the $750,000 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) attracted a baker’s dozen of final acceptors…

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Bid for Eclair Big Bang

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Bid for Eclair Big Bang

Adelaide trainer Phillip Stokes is out to atone for a previous failed trip to Western Australia’s Perth Summer Racing Carnival when he returns for a shot at the Winterbottom Stakes 2014 Saturday week with his flying four-year-old Éclair Big Bang. The Savabeel gelding, winner of the Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) last September before…

Stokes Confident in Éclair Samba Ahead of Melbourne Debut

Stokes Confident in Éclair Samba Ahead of Melbourne Debut

Currently amidst a standout racing season which has already delivered a maiden Adelaide trainers premiership, South Australian Phillip Stokes is confident of further success afield with staying prospect Éclair Samba in this weekend’s Ascot Racecourse Handicap (2000m) at Flemington. Saddling such stakes winners as Hucklebuck, Molto Bene and Éclair Big Bang through the 2014 Autumn…

Stokes Left Without 2014 The Goodwood Runner

Stokes Left Without 2014 The Goodwood Runner

This afternoon a powerhouse field of sprinters will face off in The Goodwood 2014 in Adelaide however top local trainer Phillip Stokes is now without a runner in the Morphettville feature despite originally paying up for two from his stables. Running as Morphettville Race 7 at 3:30pm (local), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 The Tapestry…

Miracles Of Life “Definitely Running” in The Goodwood Field

Miracles Of Life “Definitely Running” in The Goodwood Field

After winning what was originally scheduled to be her career closer over the weekend, Miracles Of Life has been declared an almost certain starter for The Goodwood 2014 back at Morphettville this Saturday. Trainer Daniel Clarken is thrilled with how his talented Not A Single Doubt filly Miracles Of Life has come through her big…

The Quarterback Narrowly Heads 2014 Euclase Stakes Odds

The Quarterback Narrowly Heads 2014 Euclase Stakes Odds

Robbie Griffiths’ Cranbourne-based three-year-old The Quarterback is narrow favourite to win their first stakes race in the Euclase Stakes 2014 at Morphettville this weekend. The Street Boss gelding is one of just nine of their accepted for Saturday’s $250,000 Group 2 Sportingbet Euclase Stakes (1200m) set to run as South Australian Derby Day Race 6….

Small Euclase Stakes 2014 Field Released for Derby Day

Small Euclase Stakes 2014 Field Released for Derby Day

The major support race on the South Australian Derby Day line-up in Adelaide this weekend is the 2014 Euclase Stakes featuring a diminutive line-up after a number of notable nominees failed to accept. Running as Morphettville Race 6 at 2:24pm (local) this year’s $250,000 Group 2 Sportingbet Euclase Stakes (1200m) has attracted just nine final…

2014 Eskimo Prince Stakes Nominations Feature Dissident

2014 Eskimo Prince Stakes Nominations Feature Dissident

Talented colt Dissident has been included in the 2014 Eskimo Prince Stakes nominations and is set to return to the races in the Listed event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Dissident has performed well at the highest level of racing in his career to date, but has been unable to breakthrough for a race win since…

2014 The Goodwood Goal for Eclair Big Bang

2014 The Goodwood Goal for Eclair Big Bang

One of three stakes winners for Morphettville trainer Phillip Stokes in Melbourne this spring, the progressive Éclair Big Bang is being set for a Group 1 The Goodwood 2014 run this coming autumn. While Stokes has plans to head back to Victoria with some from his stables including his young 2014 Australian Guineas hope Hucklebuck,…

2014 Australian Guineas Target for Hucklebuck

2014 Australian Guineas Target for Hucklebuck

Morphettville’s Phillip Stokes is preparing for a big Melbourne Festival of Racing with his young Adelaide raider Hucklebuck who is back in work ahead of an Australian Guineas 2014 bid. The Elvstroem gelding has had a flying start to their career this year winning three of their opening five starts, and placing top two in…