Morphettville Races Review - 28th November 2020

The above average two-year-old Gulf of Suez made it two wins from two starts when he took out the 1050 metre opening race at Morphettville on Saturday.

David Eustace & Ciaron Maher.
David Eustace & Ciaron Maher. Picture: Inglis

Continuing the good strike rate of the Ciaron Maher and David Eustace at Caulfield the Todd Pannell guided Gulf Of Suez  led all the way.

Charossa  brought up his first win in 14 months when he won the 2500 metre second race.

Being under the care of trainer Gordon Richards and having the services of apprentice Caitlin Jones Charossa was well placed throughout the event.

Apprentice Caitlin Jones is only three wins away from losing her claim having brought up a race to race double on Alleboom in the 1100 metre third race.

Coming out of the Richard and Chantelle Jolly stable Alleboom continued the trend of all or near all the way winners with another Jolly runner The Big Goodbye running second to give the stable the quinella.

The Caitlin Jones show kept on winning when Black Syrah gave her her third straight win for the afternoon in the 1600 metre fourth race.

Prepared at Mount Gambier by Belinda O'Loughlin Black Syrah  was in the first three before bringing up his fifth win from eleven starts.

The father and daughter training duo of Richard and Chantelle Jolly landed their second winner for the day when Skillful Steps took out the 1800 metre fifth race.

Coming off a last start second and having the services of Paul Gatt Skillful Steps came from a midfield position with a strong run late in the event.

Murray Bridge trainer Grant Young is on the verge of bringing up his 300th winner after Beeokay took out the 1100 metre sixth race.

Ridden by his apprentice Sophie Logan Beeokay won his fourth race since joining the Young stable in April when he led all the way.

Paul Gatt landed his second winner for the day when One More Jack took out the 1200 metre listed City of Marion Stakes.

Being under the care of Strathalbyn based trainer Shane Oxlade, One More Jack came from a better than midfield position with Oxlade saying he is likely to contest the listed Christmas Handicap on December 12 with a view of starting him in next year's Group 1 Goodwood Handicap of 1200 metres next May.

Paul Gatt landed his third winner for the day and the second leg of a running double when Rapid Raiser won the 1600 metre eighth event.

Being under the care of trainer Jake Stephens Rapid Raiser came from well back with a strong run over the concluding stages to win the second heat of the Alcopop Series.

Being well placed the four year old mare gave Aten gave trainers Tony and Calvin McEvoy a win in the 1200 metre final event.  Ridden by stable jockey Barend Vorster Aten brought up her fourth win from eleven starts.

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