News About Morphetville Racecourse

Conservatorium Heads 2014 City Of Marion Stakes Nominations

Conservatorium Heads 2014 City Of Marion Stakes Nominations

The Listed City Of Marion Stakes (1200m) is the feature race running at Morphettville this Saturday, with 14 sprinters nominated for the race on Monday. Headlining the nominations is the Gary Kennewell-trained Conservatorium who will carry the top weight of 61kg, four kilograms more than his closest rival. The seven-year-old gelding has had one start…

Southern Speed Heads 2012 Penny Edition Stakes Nominations

Southern Speed Heads 2012 Penny Edition Stakes Nominations

Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed will continue her road to a defence of the prestigious staying race this Saturday in the Listed $80,000 2012 Penny Edition Stakes (1400m) at Morphetville. The Adelaide-based mare returned to racing in impressive fashion two weeks ago when she finished strongly to run home third in the Group 3 Spring…

Strong 2012 Spring Stakes Field

Strong 2012 Spring Stakes Field

In what is the first black-type race of the new season in Adelaide, a strong field will turn out for the Group 3 $115,000 2012 Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphetville on Saturday. All eyes will be on 2011 Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed who will use the race as the first stop on the road…

Alcopop to Return in 2012 Spring Stakes

Alcopop to Return in 2012 Spring Stakes

South Australian gelding Alcopop will make a return to racing this weekend at his home track in Morphetville in the Group 3 $115,000 2012 Spring Stakes (1200m). The Jake Stephens-trained gelding has not been seen since October last year when he laboured to finish ninth in the final hitout of his spring campaign in the…

Dinkum Diamond Wins The Jansz 2012

Dinkum Diamond Wins The Jansz 2012

Lightly-raced filly Dinkum Diamond has produced an excellent late finish to win the Group 3 $115,000 2012 Jansz (1200m) in the first race at Morphetville today. Jumping from the outside barrier, jockey Claire Lindop was happy to let the Leon Macdonald-trained horse sit back and let the other horses do the work before producing a…

SA Fillies Classic 2012 – Odds and Tips

SA Fillies Classic 2012 – Odds and Tips

While all the hype at Morphetville this Saturday will be about wonder mare Black Caviar in the 2012 Goodwood, there is plenty of other quality racing on the eight-event card including the Group 3 2012 SA Fillies Classic (2500m). Fifteen horses will line up to contest $115,000 three-year-old fillies event, with New Zealand horse Crimson…

Black Caviar Primed for 21st Win – The Goodwood 2012

Black Caviar Primed for 21st Win – The Goodwood 2012

Black Caviar heads into Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 2012 Goodwoodin superb condition in what will be her final hit-out before departing overseas for the Diamond Jubilee at Royal Ascot in June. Luke Nolen, who has been on board the champion mare in 17 of her 20 starts, rode her during trackwork this week and has…

Go The Knuckle Ready for Black Caviar Clash – The Goodwood 2012

Go The Knuckle Ready for Black Caviar Clash – The Goodwood 2012

Local gelding Go The Knuckle may not be much of a chance of overcoming super mare Black Caviar in Saturday’s 2012 Goodwood but trainer Mark Minervini is confident he will go into the race in top condition. Fresh off a third-place effort to fellow Goodwood starter Outlandish Lad in the DC McKay Stakes, the promising…

Another Morphetville Sell-Out for Black Caviar – The Goodwood 2012

Another Morphetville Sell-Out for Black Caviar – The Goodwood 2012

Just two weeks after selling out Morphetville Racecourse for her Australasian record-breaking win in the Robert Sangster Stakes, champion mare Black Caviar will again bring a capacity 30,000 strong crowd to the Adelaide track. The world’s best sprinter has opened as $1.04 favourite at to take out the Group 1 $500,000 2012 Goodwood (1200m) in…

SA Fillies Classic 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

A sell-out crowd of 30,000 will flock to Morphetville this Saturday to see wonder mare Black Caviar in the Group 1 Goodwood but there is plenty of other quality racing on the eight-event card including the Group 3 2012 SA Fillies Classic (2500m). Fifteen three-year-old fillies were today named in the final field for the…