News About Peter Morgan

2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Results: Sircconi Wins in a Photo

2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Results: Sircconi Wins in a Photo

Peter Morgan’s progressive colt Sircconi broke his maiden status on ‘Super Saturday’ in his first Flemington run saluting in an all-the-way effort in the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017. Consistent hoop Linda Meech gave the up-and-coming Nicconi two-year-old an on-pace ride in this year’s $200,000 Group 2 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) and had the…

Standish Handicap 2017 Field & Betting Odds Released

Standish Handicap 2017 Field & Betting Odds Released

The official field of final acceptors plus 2017 Standish Handicap odds for the feature Flemington race on New Year’s Day are now out. Due to run as Flemington Race 6 at 4:40pm (AEDT) on January 1, this summer’s $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) has attracted an eleven horse line-up. The most notable non-acceptor from…

Zebulon Out of The Goodwood 2016 Field

Zebulon Out of The Goodwood 2016 Field

Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison’s last start stakes winner Zebulon has been ruled out of Saturday’s 2016 The Goodwood and is likely to be sidelined with injury four at least 12 months. The smart All American four-year-old won the Listed City Of Adelaide Stakes (1400m) last time out by a runaway four lengths in his…

Star Rolling Ready for Piping Lane Handicap

Star Rolling Ready for Piping Lane Handicap

Co-trainer Craig Widdison has been pleased with the form and results posted by Star Rolling through recent weeks and is confident the horse is a competitive chance in Saturday’s Piping Lane Handicap (2000m) at Flemington Racecourse. Star Rolling clearly required a run when failing to beat a single runner home in the Group 3 Sandown…

2015 Peter Young Stakes a Real Test for Star Rolling

2015 Peter Young Stakes a Real Test for Star Rolling

The Group 2 Peter Young Stakes (1800m) is set to be a high-class race this Saturday at Caulfield as it marks the return of Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) winner Protectionist against classy rivals the likes of Happy Trails, Mourinho, and Au Revoir. The race will also be a test for five-year-old gelding Star…

Star Rolling after 2015 CF Orr Stakes Upset

Star Rolling after 2015 CF Orr Stakes Upset

Co-trainer Craig Widdison is hoping a leg injury that undid Star Rolling’s spring campaign won’t be an issue when the gelding resumes in a crack CF Orr Stakes 2015 field at Caulfield on Saturday. Kicking off elite level racing for this year’s Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, the $400,000 Group 1 C.F. Orr Stakesf (1400m) runs…

Group 1 Melbourne Sprints for Eloping After Nice Trial

Group 1 Melbourne Sprints for Eloping After Nice Trial

Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison are looking at the feature Group 1 sprints this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival for dual Group 3 winner Eloping following a nice trial at Cranbourne on Thursday morning. The three-year-old Choisir filly stepped out in the third hit-out of the morning, the New Zealand Bloodstock 3YO & Up Trial run…

2014 Epsom Handicap Jockeys Take Shape

2014 Epsom Handicap Jockeys Take Shape

Which jockeys are booked for which horses in Saturday’s Epsom Handicap 2014 field are beginning to take shape including the announcement Linda Meech will partner the Peter Morgan-trained Star Rolling for the first time. There are still officially 81 horses making up the nominations for the $500,000 Group 1 The Star Epsom Handicap (1600m), one…

Eloping Wins 2014 Champagne Stakes

Eloping Wins 2014 Champagne Stakes

Talented filly Eloping improved her impressive record with a fast-finishing win in the 2014 Champagne Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight. Eloping jumped from the gates well, but was challenged for the lead in the early stages of the race before jockey Stephen Baster was able to take control of the race and get away with…

Morgan Thrilled With Star Rolling Ahead of Underwood Stakes

Morgan Thrilled With Star Rolling Ahead of Underwood Stakes

An impressive first-up performer before fading to finish sixth in the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley on September 6th, trainer Peter Morgan has revealed he is pleased with the condition of classy runner Star Rolling ahead of this weekend’s featured Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield. Displaying an…