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A Win Of Influence

A Win Of Influence

Nov 16, 2018

A bigger track, a couple of race day experiences and an extra 100m saw the promising filly Influential Girl break her maiden in dominant fashion at Pakenham on Thursday night.Having just her third start, the daughter of one of our favourite stallions Magnus was kept very safe in ...

Divine Intervention!

Divine Intervention!

Nov 04, 2018

How best to get over the disappointment of missing out on a VRC Derby berth with Alessandro?Win another feature race on the programme!Whilst Craig & Kathy Pearce's promising stayer Alessandro was at home on Saturday their talented mare Divine Quality was at Flemington ...

Dolce Does It!

Dolce Does It!

Oct 29, 2018

What a tough maiden victory it was recorded by Dolce Boy at St Arnaud on Saturday, the lightly raced five-year-old taken to an early lead by John Keating as he raced over 2000m for the first time.So unlucky having been trapped wide throughout over a mile at his previous start, ...

Igniter Sets Alight

Igniter Sets Alight

Oct 23, 2018

It may be a long way from Stawell to the Sandown Guineas but we are hoping that is the destination for Igniter who was tough to the line breaking his maiden as an odds-on favourite over 1300m on Monday.Having just his fourth start on the back of a most unlucky run at Bairnsdale, ...

Charlie Salutes

Charlie Salutes

Oct 21, 2018

Into the straight in the BM58 1100m contest at Bendigo on Saturday and the 12 contestants were spread right out across the track - making for exciting viewing! Especially for us as the horse charging home to beat all of them was our very own Charlie Garcon.As Red Belle got clear ...

So You Win!

So You Win!

Oct 21, 2018

It was not the plan for So You Dream to make the pace in the BM58 1400m contest at Bendigo on Sunday but so well did he begin from barrier 9 that jockey Brad Rawiller was happy to have him cruising in that position.Cornering beautifully, the promising four-year-old stayed close ...

Derby Bound!

Derby Bound!

Oct 16, 2018

He is big, he is bold and best of all he is good - very good!Our exciting three-year-old Alessandro who was so impressive rising in distance at Cranbourne on Sunday, at just his third start taking on the older horses and giving them a start in the 2025m BM64 event.Drifting back ...

Charlton Charges!

Charlton Charges!

Oct 12, 2018

There is not much more exciting for connections of a horse to watch him charge home from the rear of the field and that is just what Charlton did at Ballarat on Friday - getting a fair way back in a strongly run race, peeling widest into the straight and really flying!Swamping ...

Hail Halvorsen!

Hail Halvorsen!

Oct 05, 2018

We had only just been talking about what a great job the progeny of Magnus have done for the stable with Magnation claiming his maiden at Benalla last week, our 17th winner by The Galaxy winner.And now we discuss winner number 18, the Robbie Griffiths home-bred Halvorsen who was ...

Tricky Draw No Obstacle for Cappanello

Tricky Draw No Obstacle for Cappanello

Oct 04, 2018

Rarely is it ideal to draw the outside gate which is probably why, despite his consistent form, Cappanello was sent out at such generous odds at Ballarat on Wednesday.30-1 was on offer much to the delight of his supporters who had noted his game Morphettville third at his ...

We Love Magnus!

We Love Magnus!

Oct 01, 2018

What a wonderful stallion Magnus has been for the stable; 16 runners - 16 winners!The latest of which is the promising Magnation who was so strong breaking his maiden at Benalla on Friday. Enjoying a nice run under the guidance of Andrew Mallyon, the lightly raced three-year-old ...

Absolutely Absolemm!

Absolutely Absolemm!

Sep 18, 2018

It may not have been plain sailing getting Absolemm to the track for her keenly anticipated debut at Pakenham on Tuesday but it was well worth the wait, the exciting filly so impressive racing away from her rivals over the final stages of the 1000m contest.A filly who has always ...

Smooth Victory For Roadrager

Smooth Victory For Roadrager

Sep 17, 2018

So often after a race there are bad luck stories to be told but sometimes everything goes just right and thankfully that was the case for Roadrager who was in winning form second up at Wangaratta on Monday.On paper it the Class 1 contest did not look an easy task for Roadrager ...

Saveyourenthusiasm Salutes Again

Saveyourenthusiasm Salutes Again

Sep 12, 2018

Tough is the best way to describe Saveyourenthusiasm, a horse who seems to fare best when asked for his effort a long way from home - not a horse who responds to pretty rides!It is Rhys McLeod who gets the best out of the five-year-old who was back in the winners circle at Moe ...

Courageous Capannello

Courageous Capannello

Sep 06, 2018

It had been a while between drinks for Capannello who, prior to a well deserved victory at Echuca on Thursday, had not been in the winner's circle since a Flemington success back in January last year.Months off the scene with injury, Capannello was given the time he needed to ...

Robe Flies

Robe Flies

Aug 29, 2018

Wednesday metropolitan races at this time of year can be pretty strong and it is likely that the 1000m BM70 contest won by Robe de Fete at Sandown on Wednesday will prove to be a good form reference.With many eyes on the brilliant trialler Master Rock who was sent out a short ...

One For The Black Booke

One For The Black Booke

Aug 24, 2018

Having run so well at debut it was little wonder that John Booke was favourite to take out the 1100m maiden at Warrnambool and he did so in the style befitting such a well fancied horse.Always travelling well on pace for Andrew Mallyon who was also aboard the promising ...

Big Debut Win!

Big Debut Win!

Aug 21, 2018

Debut winners do not come much more impressive as did Alessandro at Pakenham on Sunday, the exciting three-year-old settling a long way back in a fast run 1400m maiden and really charging late.Off an awkward start doing a bit of work out wide, Alessandro nevertheless travelled ...

Deserved Win for Saveyourenthusiasm

Deserved Win for Saveyourenthusiasm

Aug 20, 2018

It had been a while in between wins for Saveyourenthusiasm but the five-year-old had been consistent since breaking his maiden at Bairnsdale in May last year... and it was a well deserved second victory for him at Tatura on Sunday.Suited by a strong pace, the bay travelled well ...

Magnificent Magnossiva!

Magnificent Magnossiva!

Aug 16, 2018

There may have been an odds on shot in the maiden at Geelong on Tuesday but we were still confident of a bold showing from the promising Magnossiva... and he was certainly able to deliver!Taking a sit third along the rails off a fast start, the chestnut was always travelling ...

A New Baby!

A New Baby!

Aug 08, 2018

We are excited to welcome our first foal for the season, the eighth foal produced by our terrific mare Ruby Trois... a dashing filly by Squamosa.Already dam of three winners, Ruby Trois won seven races for the stable - two at metropolitan level - and is a half-sister to one of ...

Time For A Party (Dress)

Time For A Party (Dress)

Aug 02, 2018

He may have done a bit wrong when running last at his debut in a Blue Diamond Preview back in January but Robe de Fete was all professional when recording an impressive first up victory at Pakenham on Thursday.Not surprising considering the drop in class, the handsome chestnut ...

Stable Favourite Retires

Stable Favourite Retires

Aug 01, 2018

It was mixed emotions today as on his 10th Birthday after 102 starts and $387,350 in prizemoney Aurum Spirit was retired and moved to his new home.The family of one of the owners has taken him on and he has a life of luxury to look forward to!He has been a fabulous horse for the ...

Two Out Of Three For No Alibi

Two Out Of Three For No Alibi

Jul 31, 2018

For a stride or two things were a bit tight for No Alibi at Geelong on Tuesday but once a split came for the tough three-year-old she was off and away - easily recording her second win from her last three starts.It was a bit different from her latest all the way victory at ...