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Group 1 Mare Sunlight Retired, Up For Sale

Top sprinter Sunlight has been retired and will be sold at an upcoming broodmare sale. Connections had been deliberating on the four-year-old’s future following two uncharacteristically poor performances in Group One races in Adelaide. Her retirement was announced on Friday and trainer Tony McEvoy paid tribute to the mare as a tough and resilient competitor.[...]
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Behemoth Out To Go One Better In Goodwood

David Jolly is convinced last year’s runner-up Behemoth has had a better lead-up into his second attempt to win The Goodwood in Adelaide. But the trainer also believes the four-year-old gelding will be facing a stronger field than he did a year ago in South Australia’s premier sprint race at Morphettville on Saturday. Behemoth was[...]
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Flemington Trip To Reinvigorate Sunlight

Tony and Calvin McEvoy have resorted to travel in a bid to reinvigorate Sunlight ahead of The Goodwood at Morphettville. Sunlight has been working at Flemington before she returns to the McEvoy’s South Australian base ahead of Saturday’s Group One contest. Tony McEvoy reasoned the mare had become complacent in the country environment at Angaston[...]
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Gytrash Defeats Sunlight In Irwin Stakes

Gytrash has posted a decisive victory over multiple Group One winner Sunlight in the Group Three Irwin Stakes at Morphettville. Saturday’s meeting signals the start of the Adelaide carnival with the two star sprinters scheduled to meet again in the Goodwood next month. Trained by Gordon Richards, Gytrash has emerged this autumn with victory in[...]
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Group 3 test for Parsifal

Darci Brahma five-year-old Parsifal is on a path to the Group 1 Goodwood (1200m) on May 16 and trainer Will Clarken is expecting an improved performance when the seven-time winner contests Saturday’s Group 3 R N Irwin Stakes (1100m) at Morphettville. The gelding finished sixth behind Diamond Effort when resuming over 1000m at Caulfield earlier[...]
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Sunlight A Step Closer To Racing Return

Multiple Group One winner Sunlight will further her preparation for a racetrack return with a barrier trial at Morphettville. The Tony and Calvin McEvoy-trained mare is being prepared at Kildalton Park in Angaston after being sidelined with injury. Sunlight hasn’t raced since finishing second to Kolding in the inaugural Golden Eagle at Rosehill last November[...]
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