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2017 Black Caviar Lightning Day Scratchings & Preview

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Day Scratchings & Preview

Flemington Racecourse is host to an exciting nine-race card for Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day 2017 today, Saturday February 18, the full scratchings, track report and race previews found below. It is partly cloudy in Melbourne today and with little chance of rain aside from a possible after late afternoon shower, the current Good (3)…

Mumm Stakes Winner Redzel onto Autumn Group 1s

Mumm Stakes Winner Redzel onto Autumn Group 1s

Co-trainer Peter Snowden has confirmed the stable’s Crown Oaks Day winner Redzel would target the Group 1 springs during the 2017 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival after his success in the Mumm Stakes. Late money made the Snitzel four-year-old the market mover before jump at Flemington on Thursday in the $150,000 Listed Mumm Stakes (1000m), and…

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…

Adelaide’s 2016 Lighting Stakes First-Up for Power Trip

Adelaide’s 2016 Lighting Stakes First-Up for Power Trip

Saturday week’s Lightning Stakes 2016 at Morphettville Racecourse is scheduled for the first-up run for John McArdle’s impressive Cranbourne trial winner on Monday Power Trip. The rising three-year-old Hard Spun gelding raced in the morning’s second hit-out over 760m and enjoyed a half-length win under the control of Chris Parnham. Parnham had the up-and-comer positioned…

2015 Lightning Stakes First-Up for Terravista

2015 Lightning Stakes First-Up for Terravista

Joe Pride has one of his stable stars Terravista out for a short spell enjoying a break before the Group 1 winner targets more elite level success in the autumn starting with the Lighting Stakes 2015. A six-year-old son of Captain Rio, flying gelding Terravista boasts an impressive record of 10 wins from 19 starts…

Boomwaa Features in 2014 VRC Sires Produce Stakes Nominations

Boomwaa Features in 2014 VRC Sires Produce Stakes Nominations

Nominations for the 2014 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) have highlighted a list of 12 possibilities for this weekend’s Group 2 major at Flemington racecourse, including Awesome Rock. Having first trialled in early September 2013, trainer Leon Corstens elected to keep Awesome Rock in the spelling paddock for the entirety of the Spring Racing Carnival,…