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Mai Shiny Win

Mai Shiny Win

Apr 08, 2016

It was an exciting two horse war that Mai Shiny Choice emerged victorious from at Pakenham on Thursday night, the lightly raced three-year-old showing plenty of heart to get the upper hand late.In doing so breaking his maiden at only his fourth start, the son of Choisir ...

Deano Double

Deano Double

Apr 05, 2016

King Deano's confidence is at a high, the in-form five-year-old having saluted so impressively at Warrnambool a couple of weeks ago taking that form to Werribee on Saturday.Starting favourite in the 1600m contest, the consistent gelding got back to second last, travelling nicely ...

A Flying Cranbourne Double

A Flying Cranbourne Double

Apr 05, 2016

The second leg of a Cranbourne double for the stable and Matthew Allen, Flying Geepee could not have been more impressive racing away to a 3 1/2 length victory in the Procon Handicap.Having just his third run in - unlucky having raced wide when second at Pakenham at his previous ...

Forgive Me Flies

Forgive Me Flies

Apr 05, 2016

Having just his third start, it was an easy breakthrough for Forgive Me at Cranbourne on Friday night, the three-year-old right at home on the firm going having struck rain affected tracks at his first two starts.Beautifully ridden by Matthew Allen, the son of God's Own sat ...

Ariaz Zips!

Ariaz Zips!

Mar 28, 2016

Odds-on favourite Motown Lil had no answer for our exciting debutant Ariaz at Sandown on Wednesday, the attractive grey filly letting go of a withering run to quickly gather up her rivals in the Toronado Plate.And away she went once she hit the lead, dashing clear to salute by ...

Solar Salutes... Again!

Solar Salutes... Again!

Mar 21, 2016

What great form Solar Duchess is in, the talented and consistent mare charging home to nab victory in the last stride at Moonee Valley on Friday night - in doing so recording her fifth win for this campaign.Successful at her last two at Moonee Valley, Solar Duchess added a ...

The Winning Spirit

The Winning Spirit

Mar 18, 2016

The considerable steadier of 61.5kg was not enough to stop Aurum Spirit finding the line at Pakenham on Thursday, the tough galloper strong to the line despite carrying 3.5kg more than the runner-up.Getting back and enjoying a nice run along the rails, the Bel Esprit ...

King Reigns

King Reigns

Mar 18, 2016

It was great to see King Deano back to his best at Warrnambool on Thursday, the consistent five-year-old appreciating a rise in distance to record a dominant victory.Nicely ridden behind the speed by Andrew Mallyon, the King de Lago gelding gained a lovely rails run into the ...

Native Nails Them

Native Nails Them

Mar 17, 2016

It was a deserved second metropolitan victory for Native Land on Wednesday, the talented but not always lucky mare digging deep to find the line in determined fashion.Settling back in the small field for Mark Zahra, the five-year-old loomed up ominously in the straight before ...

GROUP ONE GLORY!

GROUP ONE GLORY!

Mar 13, 2016

"To win a Group One anywhere would have been an absolute dream come true... but to do it at headquarters in the best sprint race in Australia is just amazing!"So said Robbie in the midst of a sea of hugs, tears and kisses in the emotional aftermath of The Quarterback's fast ...

Selenia Salutes

Selenia Salutes

Mar 08, 2016

We have been enjoying a great run with our two-year-olds this season and that continued at Flemington on Saturday with Selenia a dominant winner of the Listed Festival Of Racing Stakes.After tough fourths after making the pace in Blue Diamond Preludes at her first two outings, ...

Double For Dance

Double For Dance

Mar 08, 2016

A rise in class proved no barrier to success for Dance With Fontein who was impressive saluting at Kyneton on Monday - recording her second easy win in a row.Settling nicely from barrier three for Jye McNeil, the promising three-year-old hooked out into the clear and the turn, ...

Crowley Charges At Debut

Crowley Charges At Debut

Mar 03, 2016

Sent out a hot odds-on favourite on the strength of great trial form, the promising Crowley did not let his supporters down when recording a stunning debut victory at Sale on Sunday.Taking a sit after jumping well from an inside gate, the Written Tycoon three-year-old got into ...

Deja Flew!

Deja Flew!

Feb 29, 2016

Much was expected of Deja Blue as she resumed as favourite at Sale on Sunday, the lightly raced three-year-old having promised so much during her first couple of light campaigns last year.And she delivered in spades, settling back from a wide gate in a BM64 1100m contest and ...

Solar Shines At Moonee Valley

Solar Shines At Moonee Valley

Feb 27, 2016

It was a particularly exciting victory recorded by Solar Duchess at Moonee Valley on Friday night, the tough sprinting mare settling well back as is her want and really charging in the run home.Widest into the straight, conceding her rivals not only plenty of weight (she carried ...

Seeing Is Believing

Seeing Is Believing

Feb 27, 2016

It has taken a little while for Believing to find his way into the winner's circle but we are very pleased that he did so at Pakenham on Thursday and we are confident that for him it is onwards and upwards!A horse who has always shown plenty of natural ability, the son of Bel ...

Assassin Strikes

Assassin Strikes

Feb 20, 2016

A deserved winner on the back of consistent form, Beautiful Assassin proved too strong for her rivals stepping up to 2030m at Werribee on Friday.Close up at previous outings - not always having the best of luck - the daughter of Wanted had been held up for runs at Bendigo having ...

Right On Tune

Right On Tune

Feb 16, 2016

A horse who has improved with each outing, Song One was a gutsy winner of his maiden at Sale on Tuesday, finding the line in determined fashion despite having raced wide throughout.Working the hardest of any of the 11-strong field, Song One took a while to wind up after such a ...

Dancing To Victory

Dancing To Victory

Feb 16, 2016

It was a well earned victory for Dance With Fontein at Ararat on Monday, the lightly raced three-year-old firstly having to recover from some early trouble (she knuckled shortly after the start) before having to await a run as she travelled sweetly along the rails.Racing for the ...

Bring On The Blue Diamond!

Bring On The Blue Diamond!

Feb 14, 2016

The stable is thrilled with the runs of our two Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude runners at Caulfield on Saturday, Miss Nymeria a fast finishing third whilst Selenia was a gutsy on pace fourth.Both fillies were having only their second starts and whilst they had taken improvement ...

Sandon Shines Again

Sandon Shines Again

Feb 08, 2016

It is no mean feat stepping up from a maiden victory to BM64 company but Sandon's Stage did just that - and with aplomb - at Sale on Sunday, most impressive making it two wins from as many starts.Whilst her winning margin of 1 1/4 lengths was a strong one, it is not truly ...

Areti Flies At Debut

Areti Flies At Debut

Feb 05, 2016

Not only was it a super impressive victory recorded by debutant Areti at Moonee Valley on Friday night, but it was also a significant one - the filly the very first metropolitan home-bred winner for Hillside Parade Racing & Breeding.Established in 2012 by Peter Arvanitis and ...

Pakenham Twilight Treble!

Pakenham Twilight Treble!

Feb 04, 2016

Thursday was a great day for the stable - three sets of happy owners cheering on winners with the third leg of our winning treble being the fast finishing The Terricks who was having his first run since last October.Doing a bit of early work from a tricky outside gate, The ...

Scandimania Hits Back

Scandimania Hits Back

Feb 04, 2016

Expectations were high when speedy filly Scandimania resumed at Sale a couple of weeks ago, the three-year-old having been so impressive when saluting at her Bendigo debut last September.Sent out favourite, Scandimania proved disappointing unplaced in a six horse field but it ...