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Sagarra Shines

Sagarra Shines

Mar 30, 2020

Several of our best long term clients are involved in the ownership of Sagarra and it was exciting to cheer him on to his fourth win - an exciting performance at Sale on Sunday.Jumping well from the outside gate in the 1100m BM64 event, the consistent bay was quickly on pace, ...

Saveyourenthusiasm wins!

Saveyourenthusiasm wins!

Mar 24, 2020

What a terrific horse Saveyourenthusiasm has been for his happy owners, recording at least one victory each year of his racing life - his latest success which came at Bairnsdale on Sunday - the sixth of his career.It was his second win at the track where he broke his maiden at ...

Celebrate with Glenfiddich

Celebrate with Glenfiddich

Mar 24, 2020

There were some anxious moments in the lead-up to the exciting two-year-old Glenfiddich taking his place in the opening event at Mornington on Saturday, the bay deciding to put on a display of bad behaviour at the gates!It was an out of character performance for the youngster ...

Robe Rules!

Robe Rules!

Mar 13, 2020

They just don't make them any tougher than our gallant gelding Robe de Fete, the four-year-old so very gutsy defying all challengers in the BM64 1600m contest at Pakenham on Thursday night.Jumping well from the outside gate, the chestnut at first had the lead to himself, jockey ...

A Royal Performance

A Royal Performance

Mar 12, 2020

It did not take long for Royal Crown to make an impression on us, at his first start for the stable recording an impressive victory at Sandown - in the BM64 1800m contest on Wednesday showing not only good talent but plenty of heart.Settling midfield from a tricky gate, the ...

 Miss Markle Knuckles Down

Miss Markle Knuckles Down

Mar 11, 2020

What a tough win it was by Miss Markle at Stony Creek on Sunday, from the outside gate the four-year-old ending up wide on pace - entitled to drop off but instead she really started to knuckle down when the pressure went on.Probably jumping too well, the bay looked a chance to ...

Dancing To Victory

Dancing To Victory

Mar 02, 2020

There were six horses stretched across the track with 200m to go in the 1170m BM58 contest at Wangaratta on Saturday, four left fighting with 100m left - and on the line... it was our boy Riverdance Lad who was able to prevail!It was a lovely ride by Nathan Punch who had the ...

John Booke Salutes

John Booke Salutes

Feb 16, 2020

It had been a while between drinks for John Booke but it was worth the wait as he raced away to an exciting and easy win at Bendigo on Saturday.Hard fit at his fourth run back from a spell, the four-year-old was pushed up from an inside gate by Matthew Allen who then gave him a ...

Stravain Successful - Again!

Stravain Successful - Again!

Feb 11, 2020

What great form Stravain has been in this campaign, the tough and consistent mare at Warrnambool on Tuesday really knuckling down to record her second successive victory.Rising in class off a Stony Creek BM58 win to a BM64, Stravain travelled well throughout for Matthew Allen ...

Du Strong!

Du Strong!

Feb 07, 2020

How quickly the talented mare Du Well has found form this time in, game when not quite in the right part of the track when resuming at Cranbourne in mid-January and at Pakenham on Thursday night getting back into the winner's circle with a dominant performance in the 1000m BM64 ...

Robbie on After The Last

Robbie on After The Last

Feb 04, 2020

Robbie was the guest on racing.com's After The Last this evening; listen in...After The Last

Trygve Fights Back

Trygve Fights Back

Feb 04, 2020

Trygve may not have his brother Halvorsen's class but he is not lacking in heart - as he showed by his gutsy performance at Werribee on Monday.Travelling beautifully off the pace for Ben Thompson, the three-year-old was into the clear into the straight, quickly gathering in the ...

Stravain Surges

Stravain Surges

Jan 31, 2020

It was a late surge to the line that saw Stravain victorious at Stony Creek on Thursday, the lightly raced chestnut at just her second run back from a spell showing plenty of heart over the final stages of the 1000m BM58 contest.With the odds-on favourite Strike Celebration ...

This Lady Flies!

This Lady Flies!

Jan 31, 2020

She was odds-on and she won like it, Lady D'Oro so impressive racing away to an easy maiden victory at Pakenham on Thursday evening.Having just her third start - catching the eye with gutsy seconds at her first two outings - the promising bay proved to be a class above her ...

Lady Breaks Through

Lady Breaks Through

Jan 30, 2020

It may have taken Lady Cornelia a little while to break through for her maiden victory but when she did so she did it in style - racing away to an easy win at Hanging Rock on Monday.Jumping fast from the inside gate, Lady Cornelia was in front for the initial stages of the 1000m ...

Dressed For Success!

Dressed For Success!

Jan 30, 2020

How good it was to see Robe de Fete back to his best at Benalla on Tuesday and what a tough win it was in the BM58 1406m contest.Out of the placings at his first two runs back from a break (gelded in the meantime), Robe de Fete had found his rivals a bit too speedy over ...

Magnus Rules!

Magnus Rules!

Jan 23, 2020

What an amazing record the stable has with the Magnus breed, at Moe on Wednesday King Magnus becoming our 20th individual winner by Sun Stud's reliably classy stallion... and a nice type in the making he is too.Always travelling well behind the pace for Brett Prebble, the ...

Nothin' Leica Double!

Nothin' Leica Double!

Jan 22, 2020

He was up in weight and rising in distance but a drop in class did the trick for Nothin’ Leica High who impressed racing away to a four length victory at Moe on Wednesday - the second leg of our winning doubleSettling nicely in sixth and seventh position for Noel Callow who ...

HALVORSEN'S STANDISH

HALVORSEN'S STANDISH

Jan 01, 2020

We have been blessed to enjoy associations with a number of terrific horses over the years, the likes of Dandy Kid - who won more races at Moonee Valley than any other - and The Quarterback - our first Group One winner - providing us with many great memories.And now we are so ...

A Christmas Warrior

A Christmas Warrior

Dec 22, 2019

A lovely Christmas present in the shape of victory for Toorak Warrior's connections with the talented five-year-old so strong to the at nice odds in the BM64 1411m contest at Sale on Sunday.Over the odds in fact, the gelding gutsy saluting at Seymour first up before a close up ...

Welcome Back Robbie!

Welcome Back Robbie!

Dec 14, 2019

Well it was the perfect comeback for Robbie at Flemington on Saturday - at his first day back at the races following his recuperation period on the back of surgery, the trainer delighted to cheer on a winner.And a home-bred winner part owned by Robbie and Shiranee to boot!Fast ...

Robbie Back On Track!

Robbie Back On Track!

Dec 13, 2019

by Craig Brennan, AAPAfter an absence of four months, trainer Robbie Griffiths has been given the all-clear to return to the racetrack following brain surgery.Griffiths underwent surgery on August 17 for an aneurism and received the final all-clear earlier this week by his ...

So Schmick  So Slick!

So Schmick So Slick!

Dec 13, 2019

"So Schmick is off and gone!"The sort of words we are always happy to hear from a race caller... as well as "So Schmick bolts in!"It was an easy watch for connections of So Schmick at Echuca on Thursday, the tough four-year-old always travelling well in the BM58 2100m contest - ...

You Beauty Beaverbrook!

You Beauty Beaverbrook!

Nov 27, 2019

It was a dive right on the line that secured Beaverbrook his first victory since May last year, the gutsy five-year-old at just his second run back from a spell proving too strong for his rivals in the Clanbrooke Racing Handicap at Sandown on Wednesday.A horse who has not always ...