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Ballarat Running Double

Ballarat Running Double

Apr 23, 2015

It was fun cheering on a running double at Ballarat on Thursday, especially as our success came at the hands of two very exciting young horses. Hot on the heels of an easy victory by Quedoutes, promising filly Faction was just as impressive, getting back but weaving to the ...

Deserved Win for Soaked

Deserved Win for Soaked

Apr 19, 2015

It had been a while in between drinks for Soaked who was strong to the line recording a much deserved victory at Cranbourne last Friday night. Looking well placed at the mile having railed home gamely over 1412m at his previous start at Seymour, the consistent six-year-old was ...

Melanion Bounces Back

Melanion Bounces Back

Apr 13, 2015

Having expected Melanion to prove hard to beat when he was first up at Terang early last month, it was disappointing when the three-year-old failed to beat a runner home - subsequently found to have pulled the muscles across his rump. Fortunately he bounced back quickly from ...

Streeting To Victory

Streeting To Victory

Apr 12, 2015

It has taken a little while to figure out Streetshavenoname but we seem to have found the key to the honest four-year-old now - he is purely a sprinter. "We have tried to stretch him out a bit in the past but it just hasn't worked," Robbie Griffiths said, "so we will keep him ...

Great Grane!

Great Grane!

Apr 11, 2015

It was a deserved win for Grane at Seymour on Thursday, the consistent having been so game finishing in the first four at each of his four previous runs this preparation. Whilst rising in weight from a Bendigo fourth, Grane was suited down a little in class contesting the ...

Tuscus Impresses

Tuscus Impresses

Apr 04, 2015

On breeding alone Tuscus is a horse to get excited about, the son of Domesday being from one of the world's great families... the descendant of Northern Dancer's best daughter Fanfreluche able to boast amongst his relations the likes of Holy Roman Emperor, Flying Spur and ...

We win the first at Racing.Com Park!

We win the first at Racing.Com Park!

Mar 26, 2015

It was a thrill for everyone at the stable to win the very first race at Australia's newest racetrack, Racing.Com Park at Tynong on Thursday. "It is absolutely sensational to be a part of history," Robbie enthused, adding that he was particularly happy to win the race with the ...

Gold For Nadeem Lass

Gold For Nadeem Lass

Mar 22, 2015

A mare who just doesn't know how to run a bad race, Nadeem Lass was rewarded for her consistency with a strong finishing victory in one of the feature events at Bendigo on Saturday - the $110,000 Gold Bracelet. Eased back to fourth after jumping well, Nadeem Lass enjoyed a ...

She Can Win!

She Can Win!

Mar 14, 2015

It was no surprise that lightly raced filly She Can Shazam was sent out favourite at Ballarat on Thursday, the three-year-old having found the line so well at her first two outings. Really finishing off nicely when resuming at Ballarat late last month, the bay appreciated a ...

Dashing Dashiell

Dashing Dashiell

Mar 11, 2015

It was good to have Dashiell back in winning form at Ballarat on Wednesday, the consistent six-year-old appreciating the return to provincial level and winning in the style of a horse with still more to offer. Settling back off a tardy start in the BM64 1415m event, Dashiell ...

Beautiful Bella

Beautiful Bella

Mar 02, 2015

"She is pretty talented," said a delighted Don Healy after an impressive first up victory by promising filly Bella Capri at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Having her first start since the spring, the lightly raced three-year-old was always travelling well for Ryan Maloney who ...

Marvellous Martini

Marvellous Martini

Feb 24, 2015

Appreciating a step up to 2000m, Another Martini was a strong and deserved maiden winner at Ararat on Monday. Sent out favourite on the strength of an eye-catching and somewhat unlucky fourth over a mile at his previous start at Ballarat, the lightly raced three-year-old ...

A Favourite Winner

A Favourite Winner

Feb 20, 2015

Stable apprentice Nathan Punch has a soft spot for Deeming, a horse he considers his favourite - and so it was a special thrill for him to partner that six-year-old to victory at Ballarat on Thursday. Riding a lovely race on the Nadeem mare who had not managed a win in over ...

ZADON! FIGHTER!

ZADON! FIGHTER!

Feb 12, 2015

"ZADON! FIGHTER!" declared race caller Greg Miles as our talented four-year-old crossed the line in the BM70 event at Mornington on Wednesday. Challenged several times in the straight Zadon, who had hit the lead turning, just kept finding and finding - the two after him ...

Mega Winner

Mega Winner

Feb 09, 2015

A horse who does not always had the best of luck, Megamind was a deserved winner at Sale on Sunday - the four-year-old part of a good day for Nick Hall who celebrated a winning treble. Often making things difficult for himself by jumping slowly, Megamind was as usual well back ...

It Is Written Stars at Moonee Valley - again!

It Is Written Stars at Moonee Valley - again!

Feb 07, 2015

There have only been four runnings of the Listed Abell Stakes at Moonee Valley - and It Is Written has won two of them! With 58.5kg nosing out Le Bonsir in the 1200m contest twelve months ago, It Is Written this time around bore the steadier of 60kg but was again too ...

Express Win

Express Win

Feb 07, 2015

It was an overdue and much deserved win for Chile Express at Sandown on Saturday - the always tough and honest galloper in the winner's circle for the first time since a Flemington win in November 2013. A horse who has remained consistent since that time - finishing in the ...

RIP Burnstone

RIP Burnstone

Feb 04, 2015

The Griffiths Racing Team and Connections are deeply saddened by the loss of our colt Burnstone this morning. Thank you all for the condolences, sorry if we are unable to get back to you all as you can imagine it is quite a hard time for all involved. Thank you for thinking of ...

Three In A Row For Gilago

Three In A Row For Gilago

Jan 29, 2015

There is just no stopping Gilago - the four-year-old continuing her great winning form at Ballarat on Wednesday, racing away to her third easy win in a row. Kicking off her winning streak with a 1 3/4 length victory at Warrnambool in late December, Gilago rose in grade at that ...

Zadon Zooms!

Zadon Zooms!

Jan 29, 2015

The stable's great run continued at Ballarat on Wednesday with a winning double - Gilago successful early in the day and Zadon a few races later proving too strong in the BM64 1600m event. Having only his second run back from a spell, the lightly raced and promising son of ...

Burning The Track!

Burning The Track!

Jan 27, 2015

A horse named after one of the world's largest gold mines is chasing diamonds after a stunning debut victory in Monday's Listed Blue Diamond Preview at Sandown. Sent out at double figure odds against some of the state's most gifted juveniles, Burnstone was ridden quietly by ...

Miss Amalia & Nathan Break Through

Miss Amalia & Nathan Break Through

Jan 26, 2015

"It was a big thrill to ride my first winner and even better because it was for Robbie Griffiths," said a delighted Nathan Punch celebrating success at just his second ever ride. And we are delighted to be part of his big day with Miss Amalia breaking her maiden in easy style ...

Powerful Performance

Powerful Performance

Jan 21, 2015

Any concerns that the long trip to Warrnambool might prove a bit too much for a first starter were quickly dismissed as Powerossa raced away to an impressive victory at her debut on Tuesday. "She wasn't worried about it at all," a happy Jade Matthews reported, "it was a long ...

A Special Debutant

A Special Debutant

Jan 16, 2015

The debut victory recorded by Trimensa at Sale on Thursday was a particularly special one with the promising filly being a daughter of the wonderful mare Vaingt Trois. A mare who showed plenty of ability but who had to be retired early to stud, the Noalcoholic mare has done a ...