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Russian Camelot Beats Dalasan In SA Derby

The youngest horse in the field has shown stamina and staying prowess beyond his years with Russian Camelot claiming the South Australian Derby. Bred to northern hemisphere time, Russian Camelot was giving away six months to most of his rivals in Saturday's 2500m-Classic at Morphettville. Ridden by John Allen, the Danny O'Brien-trained Russian Camelot assumed[...]
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Third Time Lucky For Group 1 SA Derby Hope

Trainer John McArdle has the routine down pat when he sends Themoonlitegambler to the races in South Australia. Themoonlitegambler's latest foray is for Saturday's Group One South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville and follows the three-year-old's past two Adelaide starts in the Port Adelaide Guineas and Chairman's Stakes. Each time Themoonlitegambler has left McArdle's Mornington[...]
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Russian Camelot On Target For Derby Tilt

Trainer Danny O'Brien says exciting colt Russian Camelot could not be better going into the Group One South Australian Derby and is adamant missing a planned lead-up race will be no excuse. The 2500m-Classic for three-year-olds will be Russian Camelot's biggest test but it has been a long-range target for the colt who is northern[...]
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Field Of 14 To Contest Group 1 SA Derby

Favourite Dalasan will have 13 opponents in his bid to win the Group One South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Locally trained by Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas, the colt has drawn barrier nine in Saturday's 2500m Classic in which he will be ridden by Jason Holder. Dalasan is chasing a third straight victory having won[...]
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Ben Melham To Take The Reins On Dalasan

Ben Melham is the new rider for South Australian-trained galloper Dalasan when the three-year-old continues his autumn campaign. Melham replaces Craig Williams on the Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas-trained colt following a first-up third as a short-priced favourite behind Super Seth in the Manfred Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield last Saturday. Macdonald said Williams was not[...]
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Dalasan To Begin Campaign At Caulfield

Autumn options remain open for star Adelaide colt Dalasan with races in Melbourne and Sydney on the table. The three-year-old ramped up preparations with a gallop at Morphettville on Tuesday accompanied by the Chris Bieg-trained Blue Diamond Stakes placegetter Free Of Debt who is making a comeback from injury. Dalasan's co-trainer Leon Macdonald said the[...]
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