Morphettville Parks Races - 5th September 2020

Murray Bridge trainer Michael Hickmott continued his good strike rate when Aqueduct presented him with his ninth winner from nineteen runners so far this season, in the 1400 metre opening race on the Parks track at Morphettville.

South Australian trainer Michael Hickmott.
South Australian trainer Michael Hickmott. Picture: Darryl Sherer

Having the services of Jessica Eaton, Aqueduct led all the way with Hickmott saying that the gelding will be a likely Murray Bridge Cup runner over 1600 metres in October.

Bouncing from the gate quickly Seemingly Discreet did not give her rivals a look in when she won the 1000 metre second race.

Coming out of the Morphettville stable of Phillip Stokes and guided to victory by Kayla Crowther Seemingly Discreet will have her next start in the W H Wylie Stakes of 1100 metres on September 29.

Graduating to the senior jockey ranks Anna Jordsjo prevailed over her opposition when she won on Mileva in the 1000 metre third race.

Jumping well the Dan Clarken and Oopy MacGillivray trained Mileva was able to shake off Quietly Discreet after a short battle.

The first starter Galazy Keeper brought up a double for trainer Phillip Stokes in the 1000 metre fourth race.

Giving Kayla Crowther her second success for the afternoon the $110,000 purchase at the Gold Coast Yearling Sale led all the way to win her first race day outing.

Michael Hickmott brought up his second winner for the day his fourth success in seven days when Lady Bethany took out the 1250 metre fifth race.

Bringing up a double for apprentice Jessica Eaton lady Bethany began in the middle of the field and charged home to bring up her fourth win from twenty starts.  

Phillip Stokes continued an excellent run when Taken Off had a last stride win in the 1000 metre sixth race.

Giving Stokes and Kayla Crowther three wins for the day Taken Off came from a midfield position to snatch the race.

In a tight photo finish which had patrons on the edge of their seats the eleven year old last start winner Flow Meter took out the 1950 metre seventh race.

Being under the care of Murray Bridge trainer John Hickmott and guided to a last stride victory by Sairyn Fawke, Flow Meter came from the rear of the field with a strong run from the top of the straight to win.

Michael Hickmott and Jessica Eaton landed their third winner for the afternoon when the well placed Peloton won the 1550 metre eighth race.

Riding for the first time as a senior rider Anna Jordsjo brought up her second winner for the day when she piloted Austin Raider to a win in the 1550 metre final event.

Being under the care of veteran trainer Ken Sweeney Austin Raider came from last with a strong run late in the event.


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