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Dressed For Success!

Dressed For Success!

Jan 30, 2020

How good it was to see Robe de Fete back to his best at Benalla on Tuesday and what a tough win it was in the BM58 1406m contest.Out of the placings at his first two runs back from a break (gelded in the meantime), Robe de Fete had found his rivals a bit too speedy over ...

Magnus Rules!

Magnus Rules!

Jan 23, 2020

What an amazing record the stable has with the Magnus breed, at Moe on Wednesday King Magnus becoming our 20th individual winner by Sun Stud's reliably classy stallion... and a nice type in the making he is too.Always travelling well behind the pace for Brett Prebble, the ...

Nothin' Leica Double!

Nothin' Leica Double!

Jan 22, 2020

He was up in weight and rising in distance but a drop in class did the trick for Nothin’ Leica High who impressed racing away to a four length victory at Moe on Wednesday - the second leg of our winning doubleSettling nicely in sixth and seventh position for Noel Callow who ...

HALVORSEN'S STANDISH

HALVORSEN'S STANDISH

Jan 01, 2020

We have been blessed to enjoy associations with a number of terrific horses over the years, the likes of Dandy Kid - who won more races at Moonee Valley than any other - and The Quarterback - our first Group One winner - providing us with many great memories.And now we are so ...

A Christmas Warrior

A Christmas Warrior

Dec 22, 2019

A lovely Christmas present in the shape of victory for Toorak Warrior's connections with the talented five-year-old so strong to the at nice odds in the BM64 1411m contest at Sale on Sunday.Over the odds in fact, the gelding gutsy saluting at Seymour first up before a close up ...

Welcome Back Robbie!

Welcome Back Robbie!

Dec 14, 2019

Well it was the perfect comeback for Robbie at Flemington on Saturday - at his first day back at the races following his recuperation period on the back of surgery, the trainer delighted to cheer on a winner.And a home-bred winner part owned by Robbie and Shiranee to boot!Fast ...

Robbie Back On Track!

Robbie Back On Track!

Dec 13, 2019

by Craig Brennan, AAPAfter an absence of four months, trainer Robbie Griffiths has been given the all-clear to return to the racetrack following brain surgery.Griffiths underwent surgery on August 17 for an aneurism and received the final all-clear earlier this week by his ...

So Schmick  So Slick!

So Schmick So Slick!

Dec 13, 2019

"So Schmick is off and gone!"The sort of words we are always happy to hear from a race caller... as well as "So Schmick bolts in!"It was an easy watch for connections of So Schmick at Echuca on Thursday, the tough four-year-old always travelling well in the BM58 2100m contest - ...

You Beauty Beaverbrook!

You Beauty Beaverbrook!

Nov 27, 2019

It was a dive right on the line that secured Beaverbrook his first victory since May last year, the gutsy five-year-old at just his second run back from a spell proving too strong for his rivals in the Clanbrooke Racing Handicap at Sandown on Wednesday.A horse who has not always ...

Winning Warrior

Winning Warrior

Nov 14, 2019

Talented gelding Toorak Warrior looks set for a good campaign having kicked off in such great style at Seymour on Thursday, at his first run since mid-June recording a dominant victory in a 1200m BM58 contest.Kept safe on the back of his good form in stronger company last time ...

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 ...