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Jungle Magnate claims South Australian Derby

Champion Victorian trainer Mick Price’s respect for “underrated” Jungle Magnate reached new heights after his comfortable almost two-length win in the $502,250 South Australian Derby at Morphettville. He did not have lofty expectations for him before the race, telling RacingOnline that he’d be content with a place behind favourite Alegron and $3.50 chance Detonator Jack. But what a performance[...]
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Jungle Magnate promoted Guineas winner

Tarzino three-year-old Jungle Magnate was the promoted winner of the AUD$150,000 Mornington Guineas (1600m) on Saturday. The Mick Price and Michael Kent Jnr-trained three-year-old, ridden by Damien Oliver, was second across the line, a short-head behind the Julius Sandhu-trained Sharp Response which was partnered by Beau Mertens. However, Stewards awarded the race to Jungle Magnate[...]
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Explosive Jack seeking fourth Derby

Explosive Jack, the prince of Australian racing, will be looking to etch his name in the record books when he lines-up in the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained colt is vying for his fourth Derby this season after previously winning the Listed Tasmanian Derby[...]
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Another explosive weekend for passionate Kiwi breeder

Thoroughbred owner and breeder Luigi Muollo was celebrating another milestone on Saturday evening after star staying three-year-old colt Explosive Jack added another Derby trophy to his growing collection. The son of Muollo’s ill-fated stallion Jakkalberry raced away with Saturday’s Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m), his third Derby win this season after earlier taking out[...]
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Liqueuro does it tough at Caulfield

Having watched Explosive Jack win the Group 1 Australian Derby at Randwick, trainer Cindy Alderson is now contemplating a Derby after the win of Liqueuro at Caulfield. Alderson said the Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on May 8 was a possibility after Liqueuro took out the Listed Galilee Series Final (2400m) on[...]
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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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Freedman Stable With Three Caulfield Hopes

Lightly raced two-year-old Show Some Decorum is expected to appreciate a step up in distance at Caulfield where he can press his claims for a spring campaign. Show Some Decorum is one of three starters for the Anthony Freedman stable on Saturday’s program, with imported four-year-old Aussie Nugget and stable newcomer Strasbourg to run later[...]
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