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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 ...

Second Sale winner - La Consolidata

Second Sale winner - La Consolidata

Jan 16, 2015

Having run two nice races at her first two runs this preparation, La Consolidata was sent out favourite at Sale on Thursday and she did not let her supporters down, finishing strongly to take out the final race on the programme. In doing so she provided the stable with yet ...

Winning Winston

Jan 15, 2015

A 20 year association was celebrated with a win at Sandown on Wednesday, Ivan Culliver steering the lightly raced and promising Winston's Lad to a smart victory in the 1200m maiden. An integral part of the success of the stable, Culliver has, says Robbie "ridden a ...

Winning Winston

Winning Winston

Jan 15, 2015

A 20 year association was celebrated with a win at Sandown on Wednesday, Ivan Culliver steering the lightly raced and promising Winston's Lad to a smart victory in the 1200m maiden. An integral part of the success of the stable, Culliver has, says Robbie "ridden a couple of ...

It's One - second leg of our Sandown double

It's One - second leg of our Sandown double

Jan 15, 2015

It has taken a little while to work out just what makes It's One tick but with some tinkering of her gear we think we have her just right - and her form certainly indicates that! A tough winner at Mornington on New Year's Day, It's One took that form to Sandown on Wednesday - ...

Go Gilago!

Go Gilago!

Jan 12, 2015

A rise in class proved no hindrance for the in-form galloper Gilago at Warrnambool on Sunday, the talented four-year-old racing away to an easy victory in a benchmark 64 event. Making the most of an inside draw, Ryan Maloney had the daughter of Churchill Downs travelling ...

The Quarterback's Kensington Stakes

The Quarterback's Kensington Stakes

Jan 10, 2015

Just nine days ago Robbie Griffiths said that it "was only a matter of time" until the talented chestnut The Quarterback broke through at stakes level. Well it certainly did not take long, the four-year-old putting on display his trademark turn of foot in Saturday's Listed ...

Double Success

Double Success

Jan 08, 2015

Whilst Robbie is busy at the Gold Coast sourcing future stars at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale - his purchases so far stunning colts by Redoute's Choice and Commands - the stable has been ticking along strongly. Heading to the Seymour meeting on Tuesday with just two ...

Five For Ryan

Five For Ryan

Jan 06, 2015

It was great to be part of history at Stony Creek on Monday, our winner Solar Duchess the fifth success of the day for in-form rider Ryan Maloney. And he rode her perfectly too, allowing her to find her feet back in the field and steering her gently into the race as she got ...

It's One Of Three New Year Winners

It's One Of Three New Year Winners

Jan 02, 2015

It did not take It’s One long to find winning form in the New Year, the talented four-year-old at only her second run this time in racing away to a tough win at Mornington on Thursday. Doing a bit of early work from an awkward gate in a small field, It’s One settled ...