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A Precious Breakthrough

A Precious Breakthrough

Nov 07, 2016

It has been a great few days for nice horses breaking their maidens and another one was Purely Precious who was so dominant at Benalla on Sunday.Drawn awkwardly in a small field, Purely Precious began well for Daniel Moor who eased her back so as not to be trapped wide before ...

Sale Double

Sale Double

Nov 06, 2016

It was a Sale double for the stable and for stallion Henrythenavigator on Friday, Time To Sail breaking her maiden in strong fashion whilst not long after it was the turn for Celtic Trail to record her first victory.And what great style she did it in, settling nicely in third ...

Time To Win!

Time To Win!

Nov 06, 2016

It was a due maiden victory for Time To Sail at Sale on Friday, the consistent mare having never been far away despite often making it difficult for herself with slow starts.However she had use of a barrier extension this time and whilst still not the best away she was better ...

Singing A Winning Song

Singing A Winning Song

Oct 17, 2016

It's always good to get a winner in the royal blue, white and green colours of prolific owner Gerry Ryan who has been such a great supporter of the stable - and we were delighted to cheer on Song One at Cranbourne on Friday evening.A horse who has always shown good talent, the ...

Felicette Salutes

Felicette Salutes

Oct 10, 2016

What a consistent performer Felicette has been and she was a well deserved winner at Pakenham on Saturday.A mare who had been racing without much luck in the lead up, Felicette had been wide when a close up sixth at her previous start, catching the eye with a fast finishing ...

GILGAI FOR THE QUARTERBACK

GILGAI FOR THE QUARTERBACK

Oct 03, 2016

It was stakes win number four for our outstanding sprinter The Quarterback at Flemington on Sunday, the Newmarket Handicap winner kicking off his spring campaign in spectacular fashion.Beautifully ridden by Max Allen on a day where strong wind was effecting the chances of ...

A Distinctly Nice Filly

A Distinctly Nice Filly

Sep 28, 2016

It was winner number ten for the champion So You Think at Mornington on Wednesday - and what a great price So Distinct was for those who had a flutter!Getting out to as much as 200-1, the attractive filly who has much of her grandsire High Chaparral's look about her, travelled ...

Terrific Terindah

Terrific Terindah

Sep 26, 2016

Terindah was odds-on when contesting the 1100m maiden at Kilmore on Monday and he won just like a short priced favourite should - with absolute ease!Having just his second start, the promising three-year-old had been an eye-catching fourth in Listed company at his only juvenile ...

Selenia Shines!

Selenia Shines!

Sep 26, 2016

How wonderful it was to see our lovely filly Selenia outshine a quality field in last Friday night's Group Three Champagne (Scarborough) Stakes at Moonee Valley.Having her third run back from a spell, the daughter of Not A Single Doubt travelled beautifully on pace for Jye ...

A Classic Performance

A Classic Performance

Sep 20, 2016

It was no surprise to see Classic Diva break through for a strong maiden victory at Echuca on Tuesday, the lightly raced daughter of High Chaparral having shown plenty at her preceding runs.At her previous outing a game third to two fillies (Legless Veuve and Summer Glen) with ...

Segovia Salutes

Segovia Salutes

Sep 19, 2016

It was a strong on pace maiden victory recorded by the lightly raced and promising Segovia at Pakenham on Saturday, the three-year-old stalking the leader throughout and giving a kick once straightening.Challenged late, Segovia held on gamely to break through having been sent ...

Hay Bale Breaks Through

Hay Bale Breaks Through

Aug 25, 2016

Despite never really handling Thursday's demanding conditions at Warrnambool, imposing three-year-old Hay Bale was able to break his maiden in impressive style.Hitting the front early in the straight having stalked the leader from the jump, Hay Bale was challenged from the 300m ...

Hula Stars!

Hula Stars!

Aug 22, 2016

A tricky gate looked the major hindrance to Hula Star making her debut at Sale on Thursday, the promising filly striking a strong maiden with her outside draw doing her no favours.And from it she had to work - jumping fast but taking a while to find the rails and the lead. Once ...

New On Course Stables

New On Course Stables

Aug 17, 2016

The official opening of the on course stables conducted last week the stables are really taking shape and we couldn't be happier. To see the progression the whole way through they really are state of the art facilities, with walkers, treadmill, tie ups, viewing tower ...

A Big Night At Cranbourne!!

A Big Night At Cranbourne!!

Aug 16, 2016

It was a big night at the Cranbourne Racing Industry Awards dinner on the weekend, our stable represented by wins in three categories - Robbie named Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year whilst also being inducted into the Cranbourne Group One Hall Of Fame.And the horse who earned him ...

Hot To Trot!

Hot To Trot!

Aug 13, 2016

The stable saw Nadeem Lass head to the breeding barn as a winner and we were delighted to see Hot Mama also end her racing career on a high note, the tough mare saluting in determined style at Cranbourne on Thursday.Out of the winner's circle for a while having suffered from ...

A Lovely Send Off

A Lovely Send Off

Aug 09, 2016

What a send off it was for gutsy mare Nadeem Lass at Flemington on Saturday, the seven-year-old finding the line in determined fashion at her final outing... and it was a great present for Robbie who was celebrating his birthday!A mare who gets back and needs luck - and who has ...

A Noteworthy Victory

A Noteworthy Victory

Aug 05, 2016

It was a tough victory recorded by Single Note at Warrnambool on Thursday, the four-year-old unable to get out wide into the best going on the heavy track but still able to find the line.Travelling nicely along the rails, Single Note saved ground turning as others scouted wide ...

Purely A Double

Purely A Double

Jul 21, 2016

A duo of first up winners was a lovely way to end the Pakenham programme on Tuesday, the stable first cheering on Sweet Clementine and just half an hour later Pure Addiction whose fast-finishing victory was similar in style.Both horses got back, hooked and wide and were strong ...

Sweet As!

Sweet As!

Jul 21, 2016

It was a barnstorming first up performance by Sweet Clementine at Pakenham on Tuesday, the talented mare swamping her rivals from the rear of the field in the 1200m BM58 event.Having her first run since mid-March, the sparingly raced five-year-old settled back from a wide gate ...

Koh Chang Goes Bang!

Koh Chang Goes Bang!

Jun 17, 2016

There is no better way for a young horse to kick off their career than with an easy, confidence boosting victory and that is just what Koh Chang did at Geelong on Friday.Lucky enough to strike a race of only four contestants, the flashy daughter of Strategic Maneuver had shown ...

Bello Bellomo!

Bello Bellomo!

Jun 07, 2016

A horse who has always shown metropolitan class potential, Bellomo was able to outclass his rivals after being sent out favourite in the Market Square Handicap at Geelong on Tuesday.Whilst his victory ended up being quite a soft one, it was not a given during the running with ...

What A Gem!

What A Gem!

Jun 04, 2016

It was a deserved metropolitan break through for gutsy mare Magnagem at Sandown on Saturday, the talented but lightly raced five-year-old putting her nose out right where it counts in the Ladbrokes Handicap.A mare who has always shown plenty of talent but who has had a few ...

Fantastic Fontein

Fantastic Fontein

May 24, 2016

Suited by drops in class and distance, talented filly Dance With Fontein was impressive recording a fast finishing victory at Pakenham on Tuesday.Settling second last on the rails, patiently ridden by Ryan Maloney, the daughter of Turffontein was always travelling well and over ...