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Rutherford Explodes!

Rutherford Explodes!

Sep 08, 2019

The double figure odds success of Rutherford, who snuck into Sunday's maiden at Sale as second emergency, may have been a surprise to punters but it was not to connections with the lightly raced three-year-old always showing plenty of ability at home."He has always galloped ...

Six For Terindah

Six For Terindah

Aug 29, 2019

It is no mean feat to win six races so kudos to Terindah who achieved just that with his determined victory at Warrnambool on Tuesday.Doing a good job under the steadier of 60kg - carrying 2 1/2kg more than the runner up and 6kg more than the third horse - the tough six-year-old ...

Boss Salutes as Boss Recuperates!

Boss Salutes as Boss Recuperates!

Aug 22, 2019

A tonic for Robbie as he recovers from surgery with his promising home-bred filly Don'Ttelltheboss at just her second outing showing plenty of heart breaking her maiden at Moe on Thursday.Expected to run boldly having been such a game second as favourite at her Sale debut late ...

Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year

Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year

Aug 14, 2019

It was a thrill to earn the title of Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year, part of a great night at the always highly anticipated Cranbourne Racing Industry Awards Night.A big thank you as always to all of our staff and owners; every one who made this possible... and of course the ...

It's Robbie's Birthday!

It's Robbie's Birthday!

Aug 06, 2019

All the best to Robbie from all his staff and clients.

Miss Markle Shines

Miss Markle Shines

Jul 22, 2019

There were celebrations at Moe in late June when Influential Girl provided Carleen Hefel with her first winner and the up-and-coming apprentice was delighted to be back in the winners circle at the same track on Saturday."Moe is fast becoming a favourite track," she ...

Trygve's Penny Drops!

Trygve's Penny Drops!

Jul 21, 2019

"When I got to the top of the straight he was going well but I thought 'geez I've set him a task here!'" - the words of jockey Andrew Mallyon describing the barnstorming victory recorded by the recently re-named Trygve (formerly Languishing) at Pakenham last Friday.Still four or ...

Weight Can Stop A Train - But Not Saveyourenthusiasm!

Weight Can Stop A Train - But Not Saveyourenthusiasm!

Jun 30, 2019

Saveyourenthusiasm always has his share of weight to carry when he drops back to BM58 races but it doesn't seem to worry him much - as was the case at Bairnsdale on Sunday as he powered away to an easy victory.Despite being asked to carry 5 1/2kg more than the runner up Our Girl ...

Carleen's Big Day!

Carleen's Big Day!

Jun 28, 2019

There was plenty of cheering as Influential Girl returned to scale at Moe on Thursday and whilst some of it was for the mare who deserved applause having won in such convincing fashion at her first run since the spring, most of it was for her jockey Carleen Hefel.Her first day ...

Collecting Further Success

Collecting Further Success

Jun 07, 2019

She was up and weight and back in distance - but also down in grade and it was therefore not surprising to see Collectable dominate her rivals in the BM64 1600m contest at Seymour on Thursday.Far from disgraced in Gr.1 company, tackling the Australasian Oaks in Adelaide at her ...

"Fidelia over the top again!"

May 30, 2019

"Fidelia over the top again, that's a big win!" exclaimed caller Matthew Hill as our wonderful filly stormed home to her fourth win in a row - her third at Flemington.Each of those wins has been as exciting as the previous; Fidelia's racing style ensuring that her loving owners ...

Magnossiva Dives

Magnossiva Dives

May 23, 2019

There was a little bit of crowding early in the straight in the 1400m Class 1 at Pakenham on Thursday evening but our fellow Magnossiva is not the horse to let that sort of thing bother him.He is all heart and as soon as the running was clear he began his run, gradually ...

Flying Fidelia Loves Flemington!

Flying Fidelia Loves Flemington!

May 19, 2019

A couple of weeks ago we all cheered as Fidelia stormed home from the rear to record an exciting Flemington victory and it was a lovely case of Deja vu on Saturday when the in-form filly once again delivered.It was the third consecutive win for the popular grey who has stepped ...

A Notable Double

A Notable Double

May 14, 2019

"He was just going through the motions a few months ago but since Robbie put the blinkers on he has not run a bad race," said Matthew Allen after he partnered the consistent Notable Choice to a sixth career victory, the five-year-old proving too tough for his rivals in a BM64 ...

Igniting The Track!

Igniting The Track!

May 09, 2019

It may not have been Plan A for Igniter to get as far back as he did in the BM64 1600m contest at Pakenham on Thursday evening but thanks to a cool ride by Jamie Mott - who was having his first ride on the three-year-old - the promising bay was able to enjoy a good run."He is ...

More For Whitemore

More For Whitemore

May 06, 2019

Three wide on pace is hardly the ideal but once Whitemore jumped so well in the 1200m BM58 contest at Bairnsdale on Sunday - the two leaders kicking up inside him - jockey Brian Higgins had little choice but to sit there.It was a smart decision, Whitemore whilst covering ground ...

Fidelia Flies Again

Fidelia Flies Again

May 04, 2019

So impressive was Fidelia when she charged home along the rails at Sandown a couple of weeks ago that punters were keen to again support her as she rose in class and distance at Flemington on Saturday.Sent out favourite, the exciting grey had the advantage of a lovely gate - 4 - ...

Angel Delivers

Angel Delivers

Apr 29, 2019

A bit of pressure with Angel Lass being sent out an odds-on favourite first up at Sale on Monday but the promising three-year-old was able to deliver thanks to a combination of her natural talent and a cool ride by Michael Dee.aving her first run since a Sandown second in late ...

Gold For Halvorsen

Gold For Halvorsen

Apr 27, 2019

"I knew early he was going to be good," Robbie Griffiths laughed as he enjoyed the post race euphoria provided by Halvorsen's VOBIS Gold Dash victory at Caulfield on Saturday - "as a yearling he got me, I have never seen a horse move so quickly to kick me - I knew from then that ...

Invincible At Debut

Invincible At Debut

Apr 26, 2019

We all had our hearts in our mouths when Invincible Pride - who we expected to run a great race at debut - missed the start, ending up a clear last in the early stages of the 1100m maiden at Werribee on Friday.Whilst we were happy to see her ridden quietly, it was certainly not ...

Whitemore Breaks Through

Whitemore Breaks Through

Apr 24, 2019

It may have taken a while for Whitemore to break through for his first win but with his seven placings in the lead up he had still been a fun horse for connections - and his exciting success at Pakenham on Wednesday evening made the wait a worthwhile one!Start number 16 was a ...

Fantastic Fidelia!

Fantastic Fidelia!

Apr 23, 2019

Such is the nature of the thorougbred that for the most part they prefer to do their chasing out in clear room, to eye of their rivals and run them down with no impedment. It is, therefore, not so common to see them weave through the field and get up along the rails - it takes ...

Oceanity Breaks Through

Oceanity Breaks Through

Apr 19, 2019

What a tough victory from the outside gate it was recorded by the promising Oceanity at Pakenham on Thursday evening, the lightly raced three-year-old having to do a fair bit early - yet so game in the run home."He did a lot of work in the first half of the race," reported ...

Undoubtedly Game

Undoubtedly Game

Apr 19, 2019

The second leg of our Pakenham Thursday night double, Undoubtable Miss is a horse who really loves that track - so much so that we have raced her exclusively there this prep! And what a good record she boasts, during her seven start campaign winning two races and finishing in ...