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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 ...

Impressive Maid

Impressive Maid

Apr 18, 2019

A nice recent addition to the stable, Maid Equal made a winning debut for us a Geelong on Wednesday - and was a gutsy effort it was by the three-year-old who was having her first run since last September.Sent out favourite on the strength of form that saw her competitive in ...

Breakthrough for Miss Matriarch

Breakthrough for Miss Matriarch

Apr 13, 2019

"It is coming together," said a happy Jade Matthews after the barnstorming maiden victory recorded by Miss Matriarch at Pakenham on Thursday evening.The breakthrough came at start number ten for the daughter of Street Boss (also sire of our Newmarket Handicap winner The ...

Notably Consistent

Notably Consistent

Apr 13, 2019

He may not always have the best of luck but the one thing that Friday's Wangaratta winner Notable Choice does have on his side is heart, the genuine galloper just not knowing how to run a bad race."He is the sort of horse everyone likes to own," Beth Schroen said after the ...

Soft Win For Sagarra

Soft Win For Sagarra

Apr 09, 2019

It is no easy task to shoulder 61kg to victory but Sagarra treated the impost as if it was a light weight as he raced away to an easy victory at Ballarat on Tuesday.Whilst rising 6kg on his previous run, the talented bay was also enjoying a drop in class having taken on some ...

An Enthusiastic Performance

An Enthusiastic Performance

Apr 05, 2019

"He just takes a while to get fit," said Beth Schroen after the double figure odds victory recorded by Saveyourenthusiasm at Geelong on Thursday, a win that came to the surprise of many but not to form students who noted his good form at BM58 level.Dropping in grade at his ...

Tack Attacks

Tack Attacks

Apr 03, 2019

With her head down low and her ears pinned back, well related filly Tack really wanted a debut victory at Bendigo on Tuesday and she got it - showing great heart and determination as she wore down her rivals over the final stages of the 1100m maiden.Jumping fast before taking a ...

Collectable Collects

Collectable Collects

Apr 01, 2019

With form around the likes of Verry Elleegant, it was not surprising that the promising Collectable was kept very safe when resuming at Sale on Sunday - the lightly raced three-year-old suited over 1400m at her first outing since contesting last spring's VRC Oaks.Getting too far ...