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Stable Star Retired

Stable Star Retired

Nov 21, 2017

Griffiths Racing together with the owners and connections have reached the decision that has seen our champion and headline horse THE QUARERBACK is to be retired.He has bought great joy and success to his owners not too mention realising Robbie's greatest wish as a trainer ...

LOVE A DOUBLE

LOVE A DOUBLE

Nov 02, 2017

She was up in class, distance and weight but that did not stop Love In The City recording an impressive victory at Seymour on Thursday - one that the race-caller described as "arrogant."Always travelling nicely just off the leaders, Love In The City loomed up ominously turning, ...

Purely Too Good

Purely Too Good

Oct 29, 2017

Home-bred winners are always special as is the case with Purely Royal who recorded her second victory from just eight starts when successful at Echuca on Friday.The daughter of Purrealist is the third foal and third winner for the city placed Royal Academy mare Prospect ...

Northkape Flies At Ballarat

Northkape Flies At Ballarat

Oct 26, 2017

It is a great relationship that jockey Nathan Punch has with the speedy Northkape; the pair combining for three victories with the latest of those coming at Ballarat on Thursday.Jumping fast, Northkape looked a chance to lead early but with Dothraki Princess kicking up on the ...

Black Type For Blue!

Black Type For Blue!

Oct 25, 2017

Everyone with a talented mare hopes that they can measure up to black type and we are thrilled that the owners of Deja Blue were able to realise that dream when the terrific grey stuck her nose out to claim a tough victory in the Listed Rosemont Stud Stakes at Geelong on ...

City Loves To Win

City Loves To Win

Oct 23, 2017

It did not take long for Love In The City to hit winning form this time in, the consistent four-year-old at only her second run back from a spell proving too strong for her rivals over 1200m at Mornington on Sunday.Jumping well to sit outside the fast leader Another ...

She Is Divine!

She Is Divine!

Oct 13, 2017

There is not much more of an enjoyable experience for owners than watching their horse cruising a long way from home - as was the case with Divine Quality who justified her short quote with a dominant victory at Ballarat on Thursday.Having her first run since late May, the ...

On A Winning High

On A Winning High

Oct 10, 2017

The late High Chaparral has been enjoying a great run of late and one of his promising three-year-olds is our exciting colt Nothin' Leica High who was so impressive breaking his maiden at Seymour on Sunday.Always travelling well just off the pace for Ryan Maloney, the well ...

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 ...