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Delicacy Leads Latest South Australian Derby 2015 Betting

Delicacy Leads Latest South Australian Derby 2015 Betting

Despite a wide barrier draw flying Perth-based filly Delicacy has opened top of the odds to beat home the boys and complete a Group 1 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival double in Saturday’s 2015 South Australian Derby at Morphettville Racecourse.

Last weekend’s Schweppes Oaks winner Delicacy backs up as favourite in Saturday’s 2015 South Australian Derby at Morphettville on Saturday. ...

“Strong And Tough” Delicacy Backs Up in 2015 SA Derby

“Strong And Tough” Delicacy Backs Up in 2015 SA Derby

Top WA owner-breeder Bob Peters has described Delicacy as a “strong and tough” filly and is confident she was going well enough to back-up off a Schweppes Oaks win last Saturday in the 2015 South Australian Derby against the boys this weekend.

The 2015 Queensland Oaks could be on the cards for Delicacy if she wins Saturday’s SA Derby in ...

2015 South Australian Derby Field: No Authoritarian

2015 South Australian Derby Field: No Authoritarian

The most notable omission from the official South Australian Derby 2015 field for this weekend’s Group 1 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival feature is the VRC St Leger winner Authoritarian.

Last weekend’s Australasian Oaks winner Delicacy is set to back up in the 2015 South Australian Derby on Saturday at Morphettville. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Lee & Anthony Freedman’s gelding ...

Authoritarian Leads SA Derby 2015 Odds With Three Rivals

Authoritarian Leads SA Derby 2015 Odds With Three Rivals

Lee & Anthony Freedman’s VRC St Leger winner Authoritarian has opened co-favourite along with three other rivals to take out the 2015 South Australian Derby in Adelaide this weekend.

VRC St Leger winner in the wet Authoritarian is one of four early favourites to win the 2015 SA Derby in Adelaide this weekend. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

There are officially ...

2015 South Australian Derby Nominations: 40 Entries

2015 South Australian Derby Nominations: 40 Entries

There are 40 three-year-olds officially nominated for the South Australian Derby 2015 this Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival including recent Chairman’s Stakes winner October Date.

The Chairman’s Stakes quinella of October Date (outside) and Maysoor (inside) are both nominated for the 2015 SA Derby. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Nominations for the $500,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m), to run at ...

2015 SA Derby Next for Chairman’s Stakes Winner October Date

2015 SA Derby Next for Chairman’s Stakes Winner October Date

A come-from-behind win from the Nick Smart-trained October Date has confirmed a Group 1 SA Derby target this Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival for the improving three-year-old.

The course proper at Morphettville hosted the traditional Derby lead-up on Anzac Day with a field of young hopefuls facing off in the $115,000 Group 3 South Australian Chairman’s Stakes (2020m).

Eventual last-past-the-post ...

Prima Tops SA Chairman’s Stakes 2015 Betting & Tips

Prima Tops SA Chairman’s Stakes 2015 Betting & Tips

Lee & Shannon Hope’s now Seymour-based youngster Prima may have a horror barrier draw but he is still the 2015 Chairman’s Stakes favourite in Adelaide this weekend.

October Date is one of the best chances in Adelaide’s 2015 Chairman’s Stakes this weekend. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The Sir Percy gelding is one of a capacity 16 starters facing off in ...

2014 Adelaide Cup Final Field Released

2014 Adelaide Cup Final Field Released

The 2014 Adelaide Cup final field and barrier draw has been released; with a field of sixteen runners set to contest the Group 2 event at Morphettville on Monday.

Big Memory will jump from barrier six in the 2014 Adelaide Cup at Morphettville on Monday. Photo by: Steve Hart

Perth Cup winner Black Tycoon will carry the top weight of ...

Distillation Claims 2014 Group 3 Lord Reims Stakes

Distillation Claims 2014 Group 3 Lord Reims Stakes

Well-trialled local Distillation has dictated the pace only 800 metres into running and maintained control to claim the 2014 Group 3 Lord Reims Stakes (2600m) at Morphettville Racecourse ahead of Base and Waltzing To Win this afternoon.

Distillation claims the 2014 Lord Reims Stakes victory. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Having jumped from the gates fairly, the classy Half Hennessy gelding initially ...