Morphettville Races Review - 29th December 2019

The McEvoy team of Tony and Calvin drew first blood when the first starter Jyoti on the opening race of 1050 metres at Morphettville on Saturday.

Guided to a good win by Barend Vorster and showing plenty of promise Jyoti was well placed throughout the event.

Mount Gambier trainer Peter Hardacre celebrated his third winner from three starters for the week when Robe Bay took out the 1538 metre second race.

Guided to victory by apprentice Teagan Voorham Robe Bay was well placed in opening her winning account.

Murray Bridge based trainer Grant Young continued his good strike rate when Borris in Ossory won the 1500 metre third race.

Guided to victory by Jason Holder and coming of a last start fourth Borris in Ossory led all the way.

The three-year-old gelding Iscariot brought up its second win when it won the 1050 metre fourth race.

Giving the formidable team of Will Clarken and Todd Pannell a win Iscariot led all the way.

Veteran Strathalbyn trainer Brian Mueller was well pleased with the win of Omaru Owl in the 1200 metre fifth race.

Resuming from a spell the Jeffrey Maund ridden Omaru Owl led all the way.

Barend Vorster landed his second winner for the afternoon when Kenyan Wonder was successful in taking out the 1200 metre sixth race.

After a run of outs the Ryan Balfour prepared Kenyan Wonder began well and maintained a forward position to bring up win number three from fourteen starts.

Jockey Jason Holder joined the doubles department when he steered Star Status to a win in the 2046 metre seventh race.

A last start Gawler winner the Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas prepared Star Status came from a midfield position with a strong run over the concluding stages.

Murray Bridge trainer Rob Wilkinson was well pleased with his charge Master Chum winning the final event of 1600 metres.

Guided by apprentice Eran Boyd Master Chum settled at the rear of the field until he made a dash for the lead soon after the home turn.

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