Latest News from Griffiths Racing

Powerful Powerossa

Oct 12, 2015

It was a welcome change of luck for Powerossa at Pakenham on Saturday, the four-year-old back in the winner's circle having endured her share of bad luck at recent outings.Appreciating a drop in class and distance, the daughter of God's Own had been trapped wide from trick gates ...

Taking The Fast (Ruby) Lane

Oct 06, 2015

The gutsy victory recorded by Ruby Lane at Echuca on Monday was a particuarly satisfying one for the stable, the lightly raced and talented four-year-old overcoming trouble in running to find the line in the style of a good horse.Having to regain her momentum after checking off ...

Affair Overcomes Tricky Run

Oct 03, 2015

Once the split came for Tricky Affair at Bendigo on Thursday the race was over! Always travelling well in the 1400m maiden, the lightly raced four-year-old was briefly held up for runs turning but once into the clear she was brave to the line.Getting out early in the straight, ...

She's A Gem!

Sep 30, 2015

It had been a while between drinks for Kentucky Gem who was so game saluting at Kyneton on Saturday, the seven-year-old a mare who knows how to find her fair share of misfortune!At previous outings either wide or held up for runs, Kentucky Gem deserved a better run in transit ...

Go George!

Go George!

Sep 25, 2015

Cries of "go George!" and "well done George!" were heard across Sale racecourse on Thursday, this horse - better known to punters as Hunamosa - a real favourite in the stable.And now a favourite with those who supported him at his Sale debut on Thursday, the three-year-old ...

A Maiden Act

Sep 19, 2015

It was a much deserved victory for Faithful Act at Pakenham on Saturday, the game four-year-old breaking through for his maiden victory on the back of consistent form.In the placings at his four previous outings, the son of Keep The Faith had not always had the best of luck, at ...

Aztec Storms!

Aztec Storms!

Sep 10, 2015

A horse with a bright future, Aztec Storm was impressive finding the line in determined style at his Pakenham debut on Tuesday.Showing good pace to sit just off the leaders, the Encosta de Lago (pictured) three-year-old did a fair bit wrong but was able to really knuckle down ...

Scandimania Scorches!

Scandimania Scorches!

Sep 06, 2015

When breeder Steve Whitling rang Robbie Griffiths to discuss his Magnus filly he was in for a pleasant surprise, the trainer quickly blurting out "I'll take her!""He laughed and said 'but you haven't even seen her,'" Robbie recalled.But Robbie had inside knowledge having trained ...

Night Shines

Night Shines

Sep 02, 2015

There is something especially exciting about a swooper, his supporters' tension building as he hooks out and begins the charge home. Each stride is cheered on and there is an explosion of excitement as he hits the line!As was the case with Nightcraft at Geelong on Tuesday, the ...

A Sweet Double!

A Sweet Double!

Aug 31, 2015

It was a winning day for the stable at Sunday's transferred (from Sale) Pakenham meeting - two runners, two winners!The first of which was the lightly raced mare Sweet Clementine who was back to her best at only her second run this time in.An eye-catching fifth when resuming at ...

Terrific Terricks

Terrific Terricks

Aug 31, 2015

The second leg of our Pakenham winning double, The Terricks deserved his win in the Hollies Closet Handicap, having found his share of bad luck at previous outings.Nicely ridden by Ryan Maloney, the five-year-old was always travelling well in the 1600m contest, happy to trail ...

A Winning Lesson

A Winning Lesson

Aug 29, 2015

It was a deserved victory for Unruly Student at Ballarat on Thursday, the four-year-old having been in such consistent form since breaking his maiden at Pakenham in June. Close up at three runs in between, the Churchill Downs gelding was superbly ridden by Mark Zahra who had the ...

Prix D'Or Salutes

Prix D'Or Salutes

Aug 20, 2015

A horse with a love affair for the synthetics, Prix D'Or was back to his best with a barnstorming victory at Pakenham on Thursday.Out of the winner's circle this year, the son of Redoute's Choice had nevertheless been performing consistently without always having the best of ...

Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year

Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year

Aug 17, 2015

It was a big thrill for the stable to be recognised by our peers at Saturday Cranbourne Racing Industry Awards night - Robbie Griffiths crowned Cranbourne's leading trainer for the 2014/2015 season.We cheered on 102 wins over the course of the racing year and wish to thank our ...

Tiger Roars

Tiger Roars

Aug 04, 2015

It was a barnstorming victory by Tigerdan on the Geelong synthetic on Tuesday, the four-year-old as he is want to do drifting a fair way back before really letting go over the final 200m.As the leader skipped clear half way down the straight Tigerdan was just gathering momentum ...

A Beautiful Victory

A Beautiful Victory

Jul 31, 2015

It was a deserved breakthrough for Beautiful Assassin at Pakenham on Friday, the three-year-old having been close up at previous assignments - having her hoof on the till for some time.And what a way to break her maiden, the daughter of Wanted showing good pace and doing ...

100 for the season!

100 for the season!

Jul 29, 2015

The stable was in celebratory mode at Sale on Thursday, The Princeling finding the line in determined fashion to win the 2200m Showcase event - in doing so becoming our 100th winner for the season.It has been a great racing year for us and we thank all of our clients including ...

Great Geoff!

Great Geoff!

Jul 28, 2015

He may have been green but he certainly knew how to find the line, Geoff so impressive saluting at his Pakenham debut on Tuesday.Well rated outside the leader by Ben Melham, the Beneteau two-year-old took over at the 200m - and away he went, wayward but brilliant!"He is still ...

Roman Fizz Sizzles!

Roman Fizz Sizzles!

Jul 17, 2015

A horse did not want to show his best as a colt, Roman Fizz has hit the track running as a gelding - first up at Pakenham on Friday racing away to an impressive 3 1/4 length victory.Having his first run since mid-February, the three-year-old put on public display what he has ...

Wolf Breaks Through

Wolf Breaks Through

Jul 17, 2015

It was an overdue and much deserved maiden win for Himalayan Wolf at Pakenham on Friday, the consistent three-year-old making up for a recent run of bad luck with a gutsy performance.Having her tenth start, and her fourth in a row at Pakenham, a track she has shown a good liking ...

Deja Phew!

Deja Phew!

Jul 10, 2015

It was a joy and a relief to see Deja Blue break her maiden in such convincing fashion at Geelong on Friday, the promising two-year-old having been so desperately unlucky at her previous outing. Getting behind a wall of horses on that occasion, Deja Blue was travelling well ...

Change Of Fortune For Rearview

Change Of Fortune For Rearview

Jul 09, 2015

Last but luckless as favourite at his previous outing on the Geelong synthetic, Rearview was terrific atoning in determined fashion at that same track on Tuesday. Badly held up for runs all the way down the straight in late June, Rearview was forgiven by punters and again ...

Geepee Flies!

Geepee Flies!

Jul 05, 2015

Flying Geepee continued the stable's great run with juveniles this season when breaking his maiden in strong fashion at Pakenham on Sunday. A horse who has always shown good ability, the bay has however taken a little while to figure things out - his first win coming at his ...

Stable's 2Y0s on fire!

Stable's 2Y0s on fire!

Jul 02, 2015

It was straight to the front for Bellomo at Geelong on Tuesday and there he stayed, the promising two-year-old always travelling well for Ben Melham and giving a good kick in the run home. Saluting by a soft 1 1/4 lengths at only her second start, Bellomo appreciated a step up ...