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Miss Elena dominates

Miss Elena dominates

Nov 13, 2019

The stable has always had a high opinion of Miss Elena and it was good to see our faith in her justified by her dominant second up victory at Bendigo on Wednesday.Having caught the eye with a fast finishing second when resuming at Tatura twelve days ago, the promising bay was ...

Hooray for Halvorsen!

Hooray for Halvorsen!

Nov 09, 2019

What a week! Four massive meetings at Flemington and gee were we rapt to win the 37th and final of them - Halvorsen storming home to record an impressive victory in the Grand Handicap.Having his first run since early July the talented sprinter drew awkwardly (barrier two) in a ...

Wycheproof breakthrough for Star Of Moshe

Wycheproof breakthrough for Star Of Moshe

Nov 02, 2019

Whilst most racing eyes were at Flemington on Saturday, we were pretty happy to pick up a smaller prize at Wycheproof where Star Of Moshe proved a class above her rivals racing away to a three length victory in the 1400m maiden.It was a deserved breakthrough for the mare who'd ...

Feign Charges

Feign Charges

Oct 27, 2019

Time has been a friend to Feign, the promising filly who was so impressive easily breaking her maiden in the opening event on Sale Cup Day.Having her first run since early June, the attractive chestnut had shown good ability in her first two preparations; not far away at ...

Deserved Breakthrough For Tulpar

Deserved Breakthrough For Tulpar

Sep 28, 2019

It may have taken Tulpar a few runs to break her maiden but she did it in fine style at Bendigo on Thursday, drifting back from yet another outside gate (her third from as many starts this preparation!) and charging to the line.A game runner up at four of her first seven starts, ...

Victory for Virtuous

Victory for Virtuous

Sep 25, 2019

Sent out an odds-on favourite on the back of consistent form, Virtuous was an easy and well deserved winner of the 2447m maiden at Moe on Tuesday.Enjoying a nice run a bit worse than midfield along the rails, the daughter of Melbourne Cup hero Americain just needed a bit of luck ...

Dream Shares The Prize

Dream Shares The Prize

Sep 22, 2019

"It was an honour to share the spoils and take out this race," said Robbie Griffiths after So You Dream's success in the Mark Goring Memorial Handicap at Tatura on Saturday.It was at that track on an awful day in January 2003 that the talented apprentice lost his life in a ...

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 - ...