Australasian Oaks

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SA test for exciting filly

Exciting filly Llanacord is giving trainer and part-owner Stephen Nickalls the ride of his life and he is hoping that will continue in Australia in the coming month. The daughter of Contributer won the Group 2 Lowland Stakes (2100m) at Hastings last month before running third to Amarelinha in the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks[...]
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Options open for Tokorangi

Trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard have plenty of options to mull over with Group Two-winning filly Tokorangi after the daughter of Redwood finished seventh in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) on Sunday. The filly was forced down onto the rail and didn’t get the rub of the green in the Derby on[...]
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Gobstopper Beats Runaway To Win Galleywood

Just days after his younger sister won the Group One Australasian Oaks in Adelaide, seven-year-old Gobstopper has claimed another feature win of his own in the Galleywood Hurdle at Warrnambool. By Tavistock out of Bagalollies, Gobstopper is a brother to last Saturday’s Oaks-winning three-year-old filly Toffee Tongue and former Hong Kong Horse of the Year[...]
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Toffee Tongue Sweet In Australasian Oaks

Chris Waller has pulled off another Group One training coup with Toffee Tongue breaking her maiden in style in the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville. The filly had been runner-up at her four starts leading into Saturday’s Adelaide feature, twice to Colette in the Adrian Knox Stakes (2000m) and the Australian Oaks (2400m). Her victory was[...]
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Rain softened tracks no concern for Busuttin

Cranbourne trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young have a number of runners entered for Saturday’s Sandown meeting in Melbourne and the Morphettville meeting in Adelaide, where rain-affected form will be the order of the day. With the Victorian venue currently a Heavy9 and the South Australian course rated a Soft7, the expat Kiwi trainers can[...]
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Sierra Sue set for Oaks assignment

Connections of exciting filly Sierra Sue are hoping the New Zealand-bred three-year-old can continue her near perfect formline when she contests the Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) at Morphettville on Saturday. The Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young-trained filly has won three of her four career starts, with her only blemish coming when she finished runner-up[...]
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Stokes Chasing Third Australasian Oaks

Phillip Stokes will be watching from interstate when Selica strives to give the trainer his third win in the Group One Australasian Oaks at Morphettville. Stokes has long operated an Adelaide stable and won four-straight South Australian state trainers’ premierships. In the past 18 months he has opened a stable at Pakenham in Victoria which[...]
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Trainers Rely On Colleagues For Big Races

Sending a horse on their first interstate assignment without any of its regular handlers can be an unsettling experience. Not just for the horse but also the trainer and strapper. Ballarat-based trainer Dan O’Sullivan has Affair To Remember heading to Morphettville on Saturday to contest the Australasian Oaks, chasing a first Group One victory for[...]
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