Alcohol (foaled 16 September 2008) is a retired Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who was trained by Richard Jolly at Morphettville in South Australia. Sporting blue silks with a pink fleurs-de-lys and yellow sleeves, Alcohol was a favourite with the punters in South Australia.
|Damsire||General Nediym (AUS)|
|Foaled||16 September 2008|
|Breeder||Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm, Corinella, Victoria|
|Last updated on 26 Nov 2014|
Racing career Edit
The current racing record of Alcohol is 25 starts for 6 wins, 4 seconds and 6 thirds for earnings of A$323,630.
Two-year-old season Edit
Alcohol started racing as a two-year-old on 20 July 2011 in a race at Balaklava, finishing 3rd, prior to spelling.
Three-year-old season Edit
Alcohol continued his racing career as a three-year-old, and broke his maiden with a win on his 5th race at Moonee Valley Racecourse on 16 December 2011, and competed in Group 1 South Australian Derby on 5 May 2012.
Four-year-old season Edit
Alcohol commenced his four-year-old season winning 3 out of his first 4 starts, with a first up win on the Morpettville Parks track on 27 October 2012, and continued on by travelling to Victoria to win at Flemington on 15 December 2012.
Five-year-old season Edit
Alcohol was only lightly raced as a five-year-old, running only 2 races after a lengthy spell.
Six-year-old season Edit
Returning at Morphettville over 1200m, he returned to the winner circle in his first up race back.
Race record Edit
|3-12||20 Jul 2011||Balaklava||2yo Maiden||1055 m||56.5||T. Pannell||1-Medahlia 1:03.11|
|5-10||1 Nov 2011||Morphettville Racecourse||3yo Maiden||1050 m||56.5||L. Hopwood||1-Hot Lover 1:01.42|
|2-14||16 Nov 2011||Gawler Racecourse||3yo+ Maiden||1200 m||57.0||P. Gatt||1-Independent Air 1:11.87|
|2-14||3 Dec 2011||Morphettville Parks||0-75||1400 m||55.0||P. Gatt||1-Zaeimus 1:24.52|
|1-10||16 Dec 2011||Styletread Handicap||Moonee Valley Racecourse||3yo Open||1600 m||54.0||D. Yendall||2 Soaked 1:36.5|
|8-9||12 Mar 2012||Morphettville Racecourse||0-75||1200 m||57.5||P. Gatt||1 Jeunealistic 1:11.9|
|8-16||31 Mar 2012||Morphettville Racecourse||3yo Open||1600 m||57.0||P. Gatt||1 Rock Culture 1:36.9|
|8-14||14 Apr 2012||Port Adelaide Guineas||Morphettville Racecourse||Listed||1800 m||57.5||P. Gatt||1 Cornell 1:49.8|
|2-16||28 Apr 2012||Chairman's Stakes||Morphettville Racecourse||Group 3||2000 m||57.5||P. Gatt||1 Heaven's Riches 2:07.2|
|7-16||5 May 2012||South Australian Derby||Morphettville Racecourse||Group 1||2500 m||56.5||P. Gatt||1 Zabeelionaire (NZ) 2:42.1|
|1-9||27 Oct 2012||Morphettville Parks||CG&E 0-75||1400 m||58.5||C. Lever||2. Zakumi 1:24.32|
|5-7||17 Nov 2012||Morphettville Parks||0 - 86||1400 m||56.0||C. Lever||1 Fast And Free 1:23.78|
|1-6||1 Dec 2012||Morphettville Racecourse||Restricted 94||1600 m||54.0||J. Holder||2. Verco Road 1:37.44|
|1-8||15 Dec 2012||Spotless Handicap||Flemington Racecourse||Handicap||2000 m||54.0||D. Dunn||2. Dark Note 2:02.88|
|8-8||1 Jan 2013||Flemington Racecourse||Handicap||2000 m||57.0||S. Arnold||1. Tuscan Fire 2:00.9|
|5-12||26 Dec 2013||Schweppes Fly Hcp||Morphettville Racecourse||1100 m||57.0||M. Nielsen||1. Essay Raider 1:03.41|
|3-12||18 Jan 2014||Morphettville Racecourse||1550 m||56.0||P. Gatt||1. Pull No Punches 1:33.99|
|1-6||13 Sep 2014||Tattsbet (Bm90)||Morphettville Racecourse||BM 90||1200 m||59.0 (cd 57.0)||J. Toeroek||2. Cellarmaster 1:10.33|
|6-13||28 Sep 2014||Gawler Cup||Gawler Racecourse||Open||1500 m||60.5 (cd 59.0)||Ms K. Cross||1. Boristar 1:29.99|
|3-10||25 Oct 2014||Mac Just Over Don't Drive (Bm90)||Morphettville Parks||BM 90||1400 m||60.5 (cd 58.5)||J. Toeroek||1. Boristar 1:24.28|
|3-14||8 Nov 2014||Antler Luggage Hcp (96)||Flemington Racecourse||0-96||1600 m||57.5||J. Bowman||1. Saint Or Sinner 1:36.47|
|3-13||29 Nov 2014||Sportingbet By W Hill (Bm96)||Moonee Valley Racecourse||Bm96||2040 m||58.0||S. Arnold||1. Schockemohle 2:05.74|
|2-9||9 May 2015||Peter Elberg Funerals (Bm90)||Morphettville Racecourse||Bm90||1200 m||59.0||J. Toeroek||1. Mubakkir 1:10.46|
|3-10||23 May 2015||Hamilton Holden Hcp)||Morphettville Parks||Open||1250 m||57.5||J. Toeroek||1. Underestimation 1:13.95|
|1-10||20 Jun 2015||T Harrison Cup||Moonee Valley Racecourse||Open Hcp||1600 m||56.0||D. Dunn||2 Sadaqa 1:38.53|
|Northern Dancer (Can)
|Pas de Nom (USA)
|Admiral's Voyage (USA)|
|Fall Aspen (USA)||Pretense (USA)||Endeavour II (Arg)|
|Change Water (USA)||Swaps (USA)|
|General Nediym (Aus)||Nediym (Ire)||Shareef Dancer (USA)|
|Military Belle (Aus)||Without Fear (Fr)|
|Marie Rambert (Ire)||Common Grounds (GB)||Kris (GB)|
|Ninette de Valois (Fr)||Gay Mecene (USA)|
- "Studbook - Alcohol (AUS)". Australian Studbook. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
- Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm
- "Alcohol (AUS) Record". Racing Information Services Australia. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
- "Alcohol the Toast of Moonee Valley". racingvictoria.net.au. Archived from the original on 31 December 2012.
- "Christmas Celebrated With Alcohol". Moonee Valley Racing Club. Archived from the original on 6 June 2012.
- "Race Fields SA Derby Day 2012". Racing Information Services Australia.
- "Heaven's Riches in Derby tilt". The Advertiser. 30 April 2012.
- "Chairman's tops Alcohol up for Derby test". The Advertiser. 4 May 2012.
- "Alcohol fuels Flemington celebration". Wide World of Sports. 15 December 2012. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2012.
- "Alcohol (AUS) Pedigree Report". Racing Information Services Australia. Retrieved 1 May 2012.