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02/05/02 Leading Interstate Riders to Invade Adelaide
0311doliver.jpg (7993 bytes)The Adelaide Cup Carnival heats up on Saturday with the running of the first Group One event, the $251,200 Schweppes Australasian Oaks at Victoria Park.

Most of Australia's leading jockeys and trainers, as well as some of the nation's most promising gallopers will be strutting their stuff at the meeting.

Riders to the calibre of Damien Oliver, Stephen Baster, Kerrin McEvoy, Nash Rawiller, Greg Childs, Steven Arnold, Corey Brown, Andrew Findlay, Peter Mertens, Brad Rawiller, Noel Callow, Brian Werner, Patrick Carbery and Brian Park are among the interstate riders who will be in Adelaide on Saturday. New Zealand's Daryl Bradley will also be in the action.

All of the nation's top trainers will also be represented at Victoria Park. Among them are Mick Price, Gai Waterhouse, Neville Parnham, Bart Cummings, Dean Lawson, Graeme Rogerson, Tony McEvoy, John Hawkes, Tony Noonan, Alan Bailey, Peter Moody, Jack Denham, Leon Macdonald and the New Zealand trio of Graham Richardson, Colin Jillings and Craig Ritchie.

0203grichardson.jpg (7704 bytes)A top class field of high quality fillies is set to clash in the feature event of the day, the Group One Schweppes Australasian Oaks. The field includes New Zealand Oaks runner-up Sursum Corda, the Lakewood Stud Stakes placegetters Clothilde, Tully Thunder and Allez France, Group winner Gold Lottey, last start winners Candy, Arboretum, Geiger Gold, Champagne Miss and recent city winners Embraceable You and Gorgeous Guru and the New Zealand stakes performer Venus Was Her Name.

The Group Three $100,640 Honda Stakes has a top class field who are all ultimately heading toward the Group One Goodwood Handicap in a couple of weeks time.

The Honda field includes Intelligent Star, Windigo, Libidinious, Secret Remedy, Romilada, Princesa, Let's Planet, John's Brother and Transparent Lover.

0309sbaster.jpg (9973 bytes)The final local lead up race for the Group One SA Derby, the $100,640 Veuve Clicquot Stakes has also a high class list of acceptors. Among them are Our Kazz, Saturday Fever, Silver Baron, Foxborough, Pray in Vain, Mount Batten and Albero.

Some promising two-year-old gallopers get their chance to earn early black type with the $70,200 listed Alcohol Go-Easy Stakes.

Confirmed runners include last start stakes winner Hydrometer, recent stakes victor Firenza, the Gai Waterhouse trained Handsome Colours, the John Hawkes trained Saints Union (part owned by Saint Kilda footballers Peter "Spider" Everitt, Aaron Hamill, Fraser Gehrig and coach Grant Thomas).

Jack Denham, the trainer who won last years Group One SA Oaks with the then maiden performer Asia, will saddle up his first runner for the carnival Dandify in the listed Widden Stud Stakes. She is set to clash with handy types Easy Landing, Lord Kingston, The Ex Files, Bricklin's Brother, Secret Haze and Peppi the Pug.

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