Benedetta picks up a superb win in the Goodwood

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By:
Sam Hayes
12/05/2024
Horse Racing Tips
It was all about Benedetta at Morphettville, who won the Goodwood.

Goodwood was won by the effervescent Benedetta, who has bagged her maiden Group 1 title

News Insights

  • 4-year-old Benedetta wins the 2024 Goodwood.
  • Over 1200m at Morphettville, Benedetta had too much for the packed field.
  • Jamie Kah produced an expert ride to steer Benedetta home.
  • Trainer Jason Warren is hopeful Benedetta can kick on through the remainder of 2024.

4-year-old flyer Benedetta has long shown plenty of promise, without being able to get the job done at Group 1 level and she finally delivered at Morphettville. 

Ran over 1200m, the Goodwood is a real test of speed, a challenge Benedetta stood up to with aplomb and she looks to be a horse to keep a keen eye on through 2024 for all Aussie horse racing punters and online betting sites.  

For anybody involved in the cut and thrust of Australian horse racing, the gravitas of a Group 1 win continues to hold plenty of weight, and it also does the same for many punters and Aussie bookmakers
 
The Goodwood at Morphettville is one of the biggest races on the South Australian calendar and Benedetta was the star of the show in 2024, as the 4-year-old clinched her first Group 1 triumph.

The win felt significant for Benedetta, who had been knocking on the door at Group 1 level for a while and connections are hoping this is the beginning of something special. 
 
Brilliant Benedetta 

Such is the grandeur of a Group 1 contest like the Goodwood, that so many quality horses, trainers and owners descend on the race, all seeking a notable win. 
 
Benedetta was seen as one of the front runners for the 1200m dash but certainly not the favourite and she managed to deliver when it mattered most. 
 
Holding off challenges from Stretan Angel and Climbing Star, Benedetta looked to have more in the tank as she came over the line, in a very impressive showing.  
 
Worth the wait for Warren 

Trainer Jason Warren has plenty of experience in the world of Australian horse racing but for all his knowhow, Group 1 wins have been hard to come by throughout his career so far. 
 
Incredibly, it has been over a decade since Warren trained Bel Sprinter to win The Galaxy back in 2013 and Benedetta has been a horse that has promised for him for a short while. 
 
Warren spoke of his relief at bagging a Group 1 win in his post-race interview and the future of Benedetta will be keenly tracked by all punters and Australian horse racing online betting sites
 
Joy for Jamie 

Whilst Benedetta showed a previously unseen turn of pace at Group 1 level to win the Goodwood, plenty of plaudits are also going to the ride given to her by Jamie Kah. 
 
Jamie Kah continues to trailblaze as one of the very best jockeys in Australia and she is growing the profile of female hoops, across Australia and beyond. 
 
Her combination with Benedetta looks to be telepathic and with Jason Warren confirming big race entries for Benedetta throughout 2024, it is a partnership to keep an eye on for all horse racing betting apps

Group 1 wins remain the pinnacle of Australian horse racing and Benedetta delivered the goods for trainer Jason Warren at Morphettville. 
 
Benedetta triumphed impressively in the Goodwood and there is plenty of optimism around what she may be able to achieve in 2024 and beyond.