Say From SA: Morphettville – 9th October 2021

The Listed Hill Smith Stakes can sometimes be a Victoria Derby lead up and it is run on Saturday in Adelaide.

Morphettville
Morphettville Picture: wikimapia.org

However this year, it might be more of a VRC Oaks precursor as Danny O'Brien sends a filly west.

Blackcomb is still a maiden after four runs but she has gotten better with each outing as the distances have gotten longer.

So much so that her second in the Kennedy Oaks Preview was an excellent effort working home late over the 1800m.

While this race is over the same trip, you can expect she will love the Oaks trip even more.

She could be back last or nearby that but with only eight accepted for the race, she won't ever be that far off them.

Fillies have won this race in recent years and she can stake her claim for bigger honours by getting off the mark here.

Over to the last where an ever reliable filly chases another deserved victory.

Hanabi has been racing so well all four runs since July. She has run well on good and soft going, anywhere from 1000m to 1200m and can lead or sit just off them.

They have options from the barrier given it is the chute Morphettville start so depending on the way the races are being run, she has all bases covered.

She does look well placed at the weights as well so giving her one more go this prep for a win.

SAY FROM SA

BET OF THE DAY (1): Race 4 #7 Blackcomb @ $2.00

BET OF THE DAY (2): Race 9 #11 Hanabi @ $3.50


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Morphettville

Saturday, 09th October 2021

4
14:17
(local)

Hill Smith Stakes (LR)

Age: 3yo Type: OPEN
AUD $107,475
1800m TURF GOOD
4
14:17
(local)
AUD $107,475
1800m GOOD

Hill Smith Stakes (LR)

Age: 3yo Type: OPEN
FP Silk Horse, Age & Sex
Sire & Dam
Jockey
Trainer
SP
WT
1st 4. CERBERUS (AUS) 3yo C
DUNDEEL (NZ) - SCARLET MORETTA (AUS)
TODD PANNELL
A & S FREEDMAN
$4.20
57.0kg
James Harron Bloodstock Colts (Mgr: J Harron), Love Racing (Mgr: B Love), Doyles Breeding & Racing (Mgr: M F Doyle), Rockingham Thoroughbreds (Mgr: J A Ingham), G1g Racing & Breeding (Mgr: Mrs T L Vogel), Mrs B C Bateman, P Mehrten, S N Gillard, D Saab, J A Ingham & Mrs F A Ingham

Sales Information

2nd 1. JUNGLE MAGNATE (NZ) 3yo G
TARZINO (NZ) - THE LOVE OF MONEY (AUS)
JASON HOLDER
MICK PRICE & MICHAEL KENT JNR.
$7.00
57.0kg
T Romeo, G Harvey, M Foo, Mangan Racing (Mgr: T G Mangan), L C Ross, L H Sholl, R Davis, Mrs D A Byrne & S C Byrne

Sales Information

3rd 2. MAX FIRE (AUS) 3yo G
STAR TURN (AUS) - WITWATERSRAND (IRE)
BEN PRICE
TRAVIS DOUDLE
$21.00
57.0kg
S D Thomason, S A Johnston, C F Sherratt, S R Aylett, M G Turner, M I Ferguson, J E Manning, R Kersten, Mrs K M Ferguson, Mrs H Kersten & On Fire Racing (Mgr: N L Kersten)

Sales Information

4th 5. MAN OF HEART (AUS) 3yo C
RELIABLE MAN (GB) - CARDIAC (AUS)
JAKE TOEROEK
DANNY O'BRIEN
$17.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

5th 7. BLACKCOMB (AUS) 3yo F
VANCOUVER (AUS) - ROCHA (AUS)
BAREND VORSTER
DANNY O'BRIEN
$1.73
55.0kg

Sales Information

6th 3. WHEELS OF COURAGE (AUS) 3yo G
KISS AND MAKE UP (AUS) - ELLE (AUS)
R J HURDLE
G RICHARDS & D MOYLE
$15.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

7th 8. CASSOWARY (AUS) 3yo F
STRATUM STAR (AUS) - OUR BIRD ROCKS (AUS)
ANNA JORDSJO
DAN CLARKEN & OOPY MACGILLIVRAY
$81.00
55.0kg

Sales Information

8th 6. ABIT RATTLEY (AUS) 3yo G
TURFFONTEIN (AUS) - PHILLIANN (AUS)
JEFFREY MAUND
J LOUISE & J FREW
$151.00
57.0kg