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2017 Adelaide Guineas Results: Vienna Miss $101 Upset

2017 Adelaide Guineas Results: Vienna Miss $101 Upset

John Hyam enjoyed a massive upset Adelaide Guineas 2017 result on South Australian Derby Day with his roughie filly Vienna Miss holding on to defeat the odds-on favourite Petition in the Listed feature. Last seen running ninth first-up in the Listed Nitschke Stakes (1400m) a fortnight back, Snitzel filly Vienna Miss jumped a $101 outsider…

Australian Guineas Hope Last Bullet Out of Autumn

Australian Guineas Hope Last Bullet Out of Autumn

The 2016 Australian Guineas hopes of smart Adelaide youngster Last Bullet have been dashed with the three-year-old ruled out of the Autumn Carnival with a pelvic fracture. Prepared in Morphettville by John Hyam, the three-year-old High Chaparral gelding competed in Melbourne last season running 14th in the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m). His last run…

Last Bullet Aimed at Caulfield Guineas 2015

Last Bullet Aimed at Caulfield Guineas 2015

A nice resuming win in Adelaide last Saturday from progressive Morphettville-trained colt Last Bullet has South Australian horseman John Hyam looking ahead to a 2015 Caulfield Guineas bid this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. High Chaparral three-year-old Last Bullet has now won two of his three career starts, the up-and-comer breaking his maiden status back in…

Solid Bullet Shoots for Thousand Guineas 2014 Target

Solid Bullet Shoots for Thousand Guineas 2014 Target

On Saturday in Adelaide unraced local filly Solid Bullet debuts at Morphettville looking to kick off a 2014 Thousand Guineas campaign this spring. Trainer John Hyam has confirmed ambitions to head towards the $500,000 Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m), run on Caulfield Guineas Day this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival on October 11, with his Encosta…

Stella Lante Set for 2014 Ipswich Cup Distance

Stella Lante Set for 2014 Ipswich Cup Distance

After missing out on a Caulfield Cup bid two years ago, Adelaide trainer John Hyam is confident his talented mare Stella Lante has what it takes to win over 2150m in Saturday’s Ipswich Cup 2014. Back in 2012 the daughter of Starcraft ran fifth behind Commanding Jewel in the Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m), an…

Esprit De Bullet Included In W.J. Adams Stakes Nominations

Esprit De Bullet Included In W.J. Adams Stakes Nominations

Evergreen gelding Esprit De Bullet has been included in the nominations for the Listed W.J. Adams Stakes (1000m) that will be run at Caulfield on Saturday. Esprit De Bullet has been set a for a tilt at the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Handicap (1000m) at Flemington on February 15 after an impressive summer campaign that…

Esprit De Bullet Heads 2013 City Of Marion Stakes Field

Esprit De Bullet Heads 2013 City Of Marion Stakes Field

They may be forced to carry a nasty 60.5kg in the Morphettville black type but Esprit De Bullet is still the horse to beat in Saturday’s City Of Marion Stakes 2013 according to their trainer John Hyam. Hyman gained confidence his rising nine-year-old could make it a dozen wins this weekend in the $80,000 Listed…

The Straight Six 2013 Field & Barriers

The Straight Six 2013 Field & Barriers

A number of smart sprinters will take to Melbourne’s famous Flemington Racecourse this Saturday on Andrew Ramsden Stakes Day in the 2013 The Straight Six. While the stayers will be stepping up to the two miles in one of the few 3200m races in Australia for the $150,000 Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes, the short distance…

Shellscrape Among 2013 DC McKay Stakes Nominations

Shellscrape Among 2013 DC McKay Stakes Nominations

After a failed career at stud former Group 1 winner Shellscrape returns to the track this weekend having been nominated for the DC McKay Stakes 2013 at Adelaide’s Robert Sangster Stakes Day at Morphettville. Winner of the 2010 The Galaxy the now six-year-old Dane Shadow stallion was retired in May of 2011 but their progeny…

2013 Schweppes Australasian Oaks Nominations Released

2013 Schweppes Australasian Oaks Nominations Released

While the current Oaks-hype is on this weekend’s Australian Oaks in Sydney, Saturday week it will be Adelaide’s turn to host the season’s more exciting three-year-old fillies with the Schweppes Australasian Oaks 2013 to run at Morphettville Racecourse. One of two elite level features on the program in South Australia for April 27 along with…