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Big Finish From Hula Star

Big Finish From Hula Star

Sep 12, 2017

What a win it was by Hula Star at Pakenham on Tuesday - the talented but somewhat frustrating five-year-old charging home to nab victory right on the line having given her rivals quite the start!A horse who has often been slowly away, Hula Star was at her worst - missing the ...

Hussor Toughs It Out

Hussor Toughs It Out

Sep 06, 2017

It took a game horse to win the final event at Pakenham on Tuesday, the race contested in trying conditions with nearly 15 lengths separating the first and last horses who toughed it out in dark, wet wintery conditions!Fortunately it was our fellow Hussor who proved just the ...

Congrats Don!

Congrats Don!

Aug 26, 2017

Everyone at the stable sends their heartfelt congratulations to our very own Don Healy who at Moonee Valley on Saturday was rewarded with the honour of life membership.Don is a fixture at Moonee Valley meetings, always doing a great job representing Robbie when he can't be on ...

Mai Shines Again

Mai Shines Again

Aug 21, 2017

Two of our Pakenham Sunday runners were last start winners and both - Weekend Escape and Mai Shiny Choice - were able to make it two in a row, providing the stable with a running double.Doing a good job rising in class, Mai Shiny Choice was nicely rated by Brad Rawiller, sitting ...

Two Out Of Two For Weekend Escape

Two Out Of Two For Weekend Escape

Aug 21, 2017

Heart is a great attribute for a racehorse to have and there is no doubting that the unbeaten Weekend Escape has a big one - the promising four-year-old clearly headed after making the pace in the BM64 1000m contest at Pakenham on Sunday.Travelling well in the lead for Ryan ...

Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year!

Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year!

Aug 20, 2017

What a great weekend it was for the stable - a double (Mai Shiny Choice and Weekend Escape) at Pakenham on Sunday following on from Robbie being named Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year and Cranbourne Metropolitan Trainer of the year at the Cranbourne Awards on Saturday evening.It ...

 A Winning Work In Progress

A Winning Work In Progress

Aug 09, 2017

"A work in progress" is how Ryan Maloney described Son Of City who was so impressive overcoming trouble in running to record a gutsy victory at Pakenham on Tuesday."He has been known to over-do it at times," Maloney said - happy that after 12 starts the handy chestnut is ...

Pakenham Treble

Pakenham Treble

Aug 03, 2017

We began the day at Pakenham with our first winner for the new season - we ended the day with three! Big congratulations to everyone at the stable on a winning treble; Cherief's Choice, Weekend Escape and Mai Shiny Choice all gallant to the line!One of the favourites in the BM58 ...

Weekend Escape Cruises At Debut

Weekend Escape Cruises At Debut

Aug 03, 2017

What heart and determination was displayed by our debutant Weekend Escape at Pakenham on Thursday - the promising mare the only horse tough enough to chase down short priced favourite Bonney as that mare skipped lengths clear into the straight.It was no mean task for Weekend ...

A Choice Performer

A Choice Performer

Aug 03, 2017

With Cherief's Choice showing enough last time in to earn a crack at a Blue Diamond Preview at debut (in which she was a fast-finishing third after racing wide) it was only a matter of time until she broke her maiden.Which she did in easy style at Pakenham on Friday, jumping to ...

99th winner!

99th winner!

Jul 22, 2017

A game second at Listed level at his previous outing, Hay Bale was a deserved winner of the Event Staff Handicap at Flemington on Saturday... the stable's 99th success for the season!  Settling well on pace for in-form apprentice Ben Thompson, Hay Bale joined the lead with ...

Mossbelle Breaks Through

Mossbelle Breaks Through

Jul 18, 2017

It was a driving finish in the 1300m maiden at Geelong on Tuesday, three horses trying their hardest over the final stages with Mossbelle doing best - putting her nose right out where it counted to gamely break her maiden at her fifth stat.And a much deserved victory it was too, ...

Fickle Charlie Shows His Best

Fickle Charlie Shows His Best

Jul 06, 2017

Things do not always work out when a horse jumps fast from a wide gate; they can end up posted wide on pace and it takes a good, patient ride to ensure that the horse does not end up working too hard. And it was one such nice ride by Ryan Maloney on Charlie Garcon at Cranbourne ...

Stryking Fast

Stryking Fast

Jun 26, 2017

It was a much deserved victory for the consistent Fast Stryke at Echuca on Monday, the flashy dark brown gelding having been runner up at each of his three previous outings for the campaign.A winner at Moonee Valley in mid-March, the son of Stryker is yet to miss a placing in ...

Emotional Winner

Emotional Winner

Jun 25, 2017

It was an emotionally charged victory recorded by exciting debutant Queen Annabel at Geelong on Friday, the three-year-old enthusiastically cheered on by the Kelly family who race her in memory of their late father David."Annie as we know her was orphaned at four months," Travis ...

Rhythm Is Flying!

Rhythm Is Flying!

Jun 02, 2017

As honest as they come, Critical Rhythm has been racing in flying form this time in and at Geelong on Friday recorded his second victory from his last three starts.Big odds rising in class to BM70 level having run fifth off a tardy start at his previous start in easier company ...

Beale Streets Them Again!

Beale Streets Them Again!

Jun 01, 2017

Part of a big day - a winning treble - for one of our favourite jockeys Max Allen, Beale Street was impressive rising in class at Sale on Thursday, winning his second race in a row.Strong to the line when breaking his maiden at Geelong in mid-May, the promising son of Choisir ...

Two From Last Three for Charlton

Two From Last Three for Charlton

May 31, 2017

There are many bad luck stories in racing but sometimes things go just to plan - as was the case with Charlton who enjoyed a lovely run before racing clear to an easy win at Pakenham on Tuesday.Settling nicely along the rails for Max Allen, the promising three-year-old was ...

City Salutes

City Salutes

May 29, 2017

It may have taken the promising Son Of City a few runs to break through but he chose a good day to do so, the 1100m maiden at Echuca on Sunday one with plenty of lovely VOBIS bonuses!Sent out favourite having run so boldly when second at his previous start at Pakenham, the ...

Third Win For Terindah

Third Win For Terindah

May 28, 2017

It was easy watching for the second leg of our running double at Cranbourne on Friday night, Terindah always travelling well in the BM64 1300m event, cruising up to his rivals early in the straight and quickly putting them away.Settling nicely behind the leaders along the rails, ...

Charlie Switches On!

Charlie Switches On!

May 28, 2017

He is a horse with whom connections have needed to be patientbut Charlie Garcon was at his best at Cranbourne on Friday night, recording the first leg of a stable running double when successful in the 1000m BM64 event.Finishing last at his two previous outings, Charlie Garcon ...

Beale Street Leads Throughout

Beale Street Leads Throughout

May 16, 2017

Barrier one turned out to be the perfect gate for Beale Street who was so game when breaking his maiden at just his third start on Tuesday. Sent out second favourite in a 1200m contest on the Geelong synthetic, the promising so of Choisir was straight to the front though he ...

Dancing To Victory

Dancing To Victory

May 10, 2017

What a great ride Dance With Fontein has taken her happy owners on, the four-year-old performing honestly throughout her career, one that has seen her win seven of her 23 starts."She has been fantastic," Robbie Griffiths enthused. "Right from the get-go she has been great and ...

An Enthusiastic Performance

An Enthusiastic Performance

May 08, 2017

Blinkers did the trick for Saveyourenthusiasm at Bairnsdale on Sunday, the three-year-old quickly improving off an unplaced debut run at Stony Creek last month.Whilst he did not show a great deal at that first start, the bay does have his share of ability and with the shades ...