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Dancing To A Win

Dancing To A Win

Dec 09, 2016

Straight into winning form was Dance With Fontein this campaign, the tough and talented mare outsprinting her rivals in the 955m dash at Moonee Valley on Friday night.Having her first run since late July, the daughter of Turffontein jumped well from the outside gate but was ...

Anniversary celebrated with a Moonee Valley double

Anniversary celebrated with a Moonee Valley double

Dec 05, 2016

It was a double celebration for Roman Fizz's happy connections at Moonee Valley on Friday night. An initial cheer when he crossed the line in first place in the William Hill Handicap and another when he withstood a protest to keep the prize!Racing in flying form this ...

Winning Mania

Winning Mania

Dec 05, 2016

It was lovely to see Scandimania back to her best first up in Friday night's Inglis 55 Second Challenge Heat, the lightly raced four-year-old having proven disappointing during her previous campaign earlier in the year."She just needed to mature and she has done that," said a ...

Winning Is Addictive!

Winning Is Addictive!

Dec 05, 2016

Our team have been thriving in the new stables and Pure Addiction is one of those in great form, first up at Sale on Sunday racing away to an impressive victory.Having his first run since early September, the consistent five-year-old had trialled well and was subsequently right ...

RIP ANGEL

RIP ANGEL

Dec 01, 2016

Everyone at the stable was deeply saddened today to hear the news that bonny mare Angelic Light has passed away aged only seven.Suffering from a colic attack at Widden Stud having foaled a lovely Sebring colt in mid-October, Angelic Light was a very special horse to the stable ...

Dreaming Of Victory

Dreaming Of Victory

Nov 30, 2016

Still a bit green for Jye McNeil who was having his first start on the lightly raced four-year-old, Reward The Dream impressed racing way to an easy win at Moe on Tuesday.Having just his second run back from a spell, the Reward For Effort gelding did a good job under the ...

A Quiet Achiever

A Quiet Achiever

Nov 28, 2016

It was good to see Quiet Order break through for an overdue maiden victory in trying conditions at Yarra Valley on Saturday, the consistent three-year-old having been a game Pakenham second at her previous outing.Travelling nicely on pace for Max Allen, the daughter of Commands ...

Super Spur

Super Spur

Nov 22, 2016

Spurcific was a grand mare for the stable, the daughter of Flying Spur a stakes placed city winner for us - amassing just short of $300,000 in stakes for her happy owners.We are delighted to have her first foal Southern Spur in the stable - and happier still that he was able to ...

Blue Star Win for Deja Blue

Blue Star Win for Deja Blue

Nov 17, 2016

It is always that bit more nerve-wracking when a horse is sent out an odds-on favourite but once she jumped cleanly in the Blue Star Group Handicap at Sandown on Saturday, there was never any doubt that Deja Blue was going to find the line for her third success from just eight ...

Greg Miles stands down for Zarpoya

Greg Miles stands down for Zarpoya

Nov 14, 2016

Popular race caller Greg Miles does not take too many races off but he put down the binocular for the opening event at Sandown on Saturday, happy to watch the Merson Cooper Stakes from the owners stand.Along with his fellow owners of exciting filly Zarpoya who was such a gallant ...

Pakenham Double!

Pakenham Double!

Nov 10, 2016

One of our most genuine gallopers, Roman Fizz was a well deserved winner at Pakenham on Thursday evening - the tough five-year-old putting his nose out on the line to take out the BM70 sprint.Only just beaten when resuming at the same track late last month, Roman Fizz had ...

Loving This Winner

Loving This Winner

Nov 10, 2016

It was a lovely bounce back to form for promising filly Love In The City at Pakenham on Thursday evening, the three-year-old doing a great job breaking her maiden at only her second run this time in.And it was a particuarly encouraging performance as she'd had no luck first up, ...

Platinum Powers Home

Platinum Powers Home

Nov 10, 2016

There is plenty to come for Platinum Power, a filly on the up who was game to the line breaking her maiden as an odds-on favourite at Mornington on Tuesday.Appreciating a step up to 1500m at just her third outing, the promising bay settled midfield for Ryan Maloney and really ...

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 ...