Morphettville Races Review on 26th December 2021

Jockey Karl Zechner received a going away present when the first starter two-year-old Aitch Two Oh took out the 1050 metre opening race at Morphettville on Sunday.

Picture: SA Jockey Club

Continuing the good success of Richard and Chantelle Jolly Aitch Aitch Two Oh  showed plenty of promise in leading all the way.

Apprentice Ellis Wong will remember his first metropolitan winner after he rode Stealthy Lucas to a win in the 1600 metre second race.

Prepared at Murray Bridge by Nicole Irwin, Stealthy Lucas came with a late run to meet with success.

Having run two placings at her first two starts Starlight Valley broke through for her maiden success in the 1200 metre third race.

Prepared at Strathalbyn by Kim Healy and guided to victory by apprentice Jacob Opperman Starlight Valley was not very far off the pace for the entire journey of the event.

Apprentice Teagan Voorham continued her good run when her mount Shellshocked took out the 1100 metre fourth race.

Being under the care of co-trainers Gordon Richards and Damien Moyle Shellshocked was well placed throughout the event.

The training partnership of Richard and Chantelle Jolly landed its second winner for the day when Sparkup had a narrow win in the 1200 metre fifth race.

Guided to victory by Jake Toeroek Sparkup came from last to power home and bring up his second win from thirteen starts.

The consistent seven-year-old Fulton Street continued his good form when he took out the 1600 metre sixth race.

Maintaining the good strike rate of apprentice Angas Chung the David Jolly prepared Fulton Street led all the way.

Apprentice Angas Chang landed his second winner for the day when Great Leveller took out the 1050 metre seventh race.

Coming out of the Morphettville stable of Jon O'Connor Great Leveller came from a better than midfield position with a strong rails-run.

Ichibansan brought up his third win in a row when he took out the 2040 metre eighth race.

Jointly prepared by Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas and giving Jason Holder a win Ichibansan settled well before fighting out a close finish.

Richard and Chantelle Jolly concluded a good day when they brought up their third winner Poysed to Rein in the 1200 metre final event.

Giving jockey Karl Zechner the book-ends for the meeting when Poysed to Rein came from a near last position to meet with success.

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