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2017 National Stakes Field & Odds: Booker Favourite

2017 National Stakes Field & Odds: Booker Favourite

The lightly-raced Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra-trained filly Booker is favourite to retain her undefeated status when she chases a second win on the trot heading to Adelaide as favourite in the National Stakes 2017 on Saturday. The first of the Group support acts on The Goodwood Day 2017, this season’s $200,000 Group 3 National…

2017 South Australian Derby Results: Volatile Mix Wins

2017 South Australian Derby Results: Volatile Mix Wins

Trainer Darren Weir went back-to-back in the South Australian Derby results 2017 preparing the improving Volatile Mix for a good win in the Group 1 Morphettville feature. Last Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival the top Victorian trainer won the race with Howard Be Thy Name (2016) and 12 months on was back with Pentire colt Volatile…

2017 South Australian Derby Betting Tips & Update

2017 South Australian Derby Betting Tips & Update

The South Australian Derby 2017 headlines the Morphettville racing action on Saturday, betting tips and the updated odds on the three-years-old staying showdown detailed below. There’s plenty of local and visiting interstate talent in this season’s $600,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) field and markets at feature three hopes under $10. Sitting top of…

Odeon Dominates 2017 South Australian Derby Betting

Odeon Dominates 2017 South Australian Derby Betting

Melbourne raider Odeon has retained his clear favouritism in South Australian Derby 2017 betting for this Saturday after drawing ideally for the Adelaide staying test. A capacity field of three-year-olds face off in this season’s $600,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m), which steals the show at Morphettville Racecourse on the weekend. After an impressive…

Anaheim to Have Crack at South Australian Derby 2017

Anaheim to Have Crack at South Australian Derby 2017

It has been six months between wins for the Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young-trained Anaheim but the team are keen to “have a crack” at ending the drought in Saturday’s 2017 South Australian Derby. Set to run as Morphettville Race 7, this season’s $600,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) has attracted a full field…

2017 Australasian Oaks Tips & Odds Update

2017 Australasian Oaks Tips & Odds Update

Group 1 racing returns this weekend in the form of Robert Sangster Stakes Day in Adelaide and one of the features is the Australasian Oaks 2017, betting tips and updated odds on the classic for three-year-old fillies found below. The $500,000 Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2010m) runs as the Schweppes Oaks on Saturday and heading…

2017 South Australian Derby Nominations Feature Odeon

2017 South Australian Derby Nominations Feature Odeon

The Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra-trained Odeon is one of the key three-year-olds that feature in the South Australian Derby 2017 nominations taken this week. A major feature of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, this season’s $600,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) is set to light-up Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday May 13. The South…

2017 SA Derby Favourite Tops Chairman’s Stakes Nominations

2017 SA Derby Favourite Tops Chairman’s Stakes Nominations

Pre-post favourite to take out the South Australian Derby 2017 next month, Odeon is the headline nomination for Saturday’s Chairman’s Stakes at Morphettville. To be run on the main track, this season’s $120,000 Group 3 SA Chairman’s Stakes (2030m) attracted 21 early entries. The race is the perfect lead-up into the $600,000 Group 1 South…

Flemington Winner Heatherly Onto The Galaxy 2017

Flemington Winner Heatherly Onto The Galaxy 2017

Co-trainer of smart sprinting mare Heatherly, Mathew Ellerton confirmed plans to head to Sydney for Group 1 The Galaxy 2017 on Golden Slipper Day after her easy win down the Flemington straight on Saturday. The four-year-old daughter of Lonhro was also accepted for the $500,000 Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) over the same distance in…

2017 Challenge Stakes Field: English Draws Barrier 1

2017 Challenge Stakes Field: English Draws Barrier 1

The returning Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained mare English has come up trumps with barrier one for her first-up run at Royal Randwick on Saturday in the Challenge Stakes 2017 field. Due to run as Randwick Guineas Day Race 6 at 3:30pm (AEDT), this autumn’s $500,000 Group 2 Hyland Race Colours Challenge Stakes (1000m) features…