Oakbank Easter Saturday Races

The three-year-old gelding Casino Seventeen brought up his third win in a row when he won the 1400 metre opening race at Oakbank on Saturday.

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Being well placed throughout the event the Travis Doudle prepared, Kayla Crowther ridden Casino Seventeen  will now contest the listed 1800 metre Port Adelaide Guineas at Morphettville next Saturday.

The former Hong Kong galloper Reynolds  opened his Australian account when he took out the 1400 metre second race.

Coming out of the Michael Hickmott stable at Murray Bridge the Jessica Eaton ridden Reynolds came from near last position to take the event impressively and will now be prepared for the Provincial Series which will be run during the April/May autumn carnival at Morphettville.

Warrnambool trainer Simon Wilde appears to have a good jumper in his stable after the win of Britannicus  in the time honoured Harry D Young Hurdle which was run over 3600 metres.

Piloted by Ronan Short Britannicus was midfield for most of the journey before going to the front late in the event.

Jockey Todd Pannell landed his second win on Toff Love  from two rides when he won the 1100 metre fourth race.

Prepared at Goolwa by David Jolly who has not had the Toorak Toff gelding for long, Toff Love came from a midfield position with a strong run over the concluding stages.

The eleven year old gelding Spying on You created his own piece of history when he won his second Great Eastern Steeplechase which was run over 4950 metres.

Giving his jockey Tommy Ryan his fourth win for the carnival the Grant Young prepared Spying on You settled well before going to the lead in the straight.

Travis Doudle brought up a double when his charge Analytica when he took out the Onkaparinga Cup which was run over 2150 metres.

Guided to victory by Barend Vorster Analytica settled in a better than midfield position before going on to record his first win in 251 days.

Jockey Emily Finnegan who recently returned to the saddle after an absence of 16 months was delighted with the win of Street Life  in the listed  Hills Railway Stakes which was run over 1100 metres.

Being under the care of Murray Bridge trainer Karen Byrnes Street Life came from a worse than midfield position and powered home to win his eleventh race from forty-eight starts.

Jockey Barend Vorster won his second staying race for the day when Charlton took out the 1900 metre Country Cup.

After running second in the Streaky Bay Cup seven days ago the Brenton Jones prepared Charlton came from rearward position with a strong run late in the event.

Jessica Eaton brought up a double for the day when the Mick Kluske trained Going Gaga led all the way to take out the final event of the carnival which was run over 1400 metres.

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