2010 Adelaide Cup Preview

February 12th, 2010

On Monday March 8, South Australia’s premier racing venue Allan Scott Park Morphettville will host the highly anticipated $400 000 Group 2 Adelaide Casino Adelaide Cup (3200m).

The testing handicap staying test is the feature race of the day, which also features the Group 2 Yallambee Stud Classic and the Group 3 RN Irwin Stakes.

Hobart Cup winner Growl has been confirmed as a possible starter in the 2010 Adelaide Cup

Recent Group 2 Hobart Cup winner Growl has been confirmed by his trainer David Hayes as a possible starter in the 2010 Adelaide Cup, but before the South Australian race the seven-year-old will have a run in the Group 3 Launceston Cup on February 24.

Cranbourne based trainer Michael Kent is also looking at the Adelaide Cup as a potential two mile run for his six-year-old mare Monthalia.

Nominations for the 2010 Adelaide Cup close on Monday March 1 at noon and then the final acceptances finish on Wednesday March 3 at 9am prior to the announcement of the final field on Thursday March 4.