Morphettville Races Review on 10th April 2021

Strathalbyn trainer Andrew Clarken is quickly building a nice stable around him and was well pleased with the win of Magna Bella in the 1200 metre opening event at Morphettville on Saturday.

Jockey: JESSICA EATON Picture: Racing and Sports

Guided to victory by Jessica Eaton Magna Bella  jumped well settled rearward before powering home in the straight.

Patrons were treated to another close finish when the Ryan Balfour prepared Dreamed took out the 2025 metre second race.

Having the services of Barend Vorster Dreamed settled in a worse than midfield position before charging home to bring up his first win in 314 days.

Jacob Opperman continued to impress racing fans when he won on River Twain in the 1200 metre third race.

Jointly prepared by Mick Price and Michael Kent (Jnr) River Twain  was well placed throughout the event.

The strong Godolphin stable went to the fore when two-year-old fillies Cloudy and Translation quinelled the listed Dequetteville Stakes which was run over 1050 metres.

Being under the care of James Cummings and guided to victory by Todd Pannell Cloudy, the winner, was well placed throughout.

Victorian apprentice Alana Kelly continued her good run in Adelaide when she roped France's Boy  to victory in the 1600 metre fifth race.

Mentored at Murray Bridge by John Hickmott who brought up the first leg of a training double for the Hickmott family France's Boy came with a midfield position with a strong run over the concluding stages.

Trainer Michael Hickmott brought up a race to race double for the Hickmott family when Reynolds took out the 1520 metre sixth race.

Bringing up a double for Jessica Eaton the former English horse Reynolds made it two out of two since transferring to Australia.

Apprentice Jacob Opperman landed his first stakes winner and his second winner for the day when Royal Mile  took out the listed Port Adelaide Guineas.

 Prepared at Mount Gambier by Lee Creek and making it a hat-trick of wins Royal Mile came from a midfield position with a strong run over the concluding stages.

Coming off a last start fifth at Geelong the Kayla Crowther ridden Lady Dunmore brought up her third win from eleven starts in the 1200 metre eighth race.

Prepared by the Phillip Stokes stable Lady Dunmore came from a midfield position with a strong rails run.

Racing second up Lunar Hero presented his trainer Wangaratta Trainer Dan McCarthy and apprentice Lachlan King with on all the way win in the 1100 metre final event.

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