The first meeting of the Adelaide Cup weekend was sponsored by Shadwell
Stud with each race named after some of their best Australian racehorses
including At Talaq who started it all winning the 1986 Melbourne Cup and
going on to be well known stallion, Almaarad who won the Cox Plate and
also then went to stud in Australia & Ireland, Zabeel brilliant
racehorse and champion sire, Jeune champion racehorse and sire standing
at Lindsay Park in SA and later in Victoria, Fraar Caulfield Cup winner
who also stood at Lindsay Park, Tawqeet who won the Caulfield Cup and
Metropolitan before going to stud overseas, Nadeem and Reewaaya.
Shadwell Stud won race 4 the Tawqeet Hcp with Shaf.
Also on the program were the first Arabian races held at Morphettville
also sponsored by Shadwell as part of the Dubai International Arabian
Races with the UAE Arabian Plate won by the 5yo gelding Justice for All
while the Shadwell Arabian Stallions Plate went to the 11yo Warrawee
Shadwell also sponsored the painted horse competition where horses were
painted by local schools with first and second places taken out by the
horses pictured below.