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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 ...

Fabulous Felicette!

Fabulous Felicette!

Feb 04, 2016

It may have taken a while for Felicette to get to the line for a win but she proved that it was worth the wait with a stunning maiden victory at Pakenham on Thursday afternoon.Lining up for her 14th start and having her first run since last spring, the four-year-old has always ...

Terrific Teoflyte

Terrific Teoflyte

Feb 03, 2016

Teoflyte may not be big in stature but she is large in heart - as she showed with her gutsy performance to break her maiden at Ballarat on Tuesday.Appreciating a rise in distance - stepping up to 2200m for the first time - the Teofilo three-year-old settled back in the small ...

A Glorious Performance

A Glorious Performance

Jan 29, 2016

The stable's winning run continued at Warrnambool on Thursday, Sons Of Glory breaking his maiden in the style of a horse going places.Appreciating a step up to 1700m having been close up over 1419 at his previous outing at Sale, the lightly raced three-year-old enjoyed a nice ...

Deserved win for Aurum Spirit

Deserved win for Aurum Spirit

Jan 25, 2016

It is never easy for get back and run horses like Aurum Spirit to win races - hence it had been a while in between drinks for the seven-year-old who found the line so well to salute at Sale on Sunday.Four times in the placings since his last win in the spring of 2014, the son of ...

A Rewarding Victory

A Rewarding Victory

Jan 20, 2016

Sent out favourite on the back of a bold debut showing at Stony Creek a few weeks ago, Reward The Dream was straight to the lead in the 1200m maiden at Geelong on Wednesday and there he stayed!Always travelling like the winner, the promising Reward For Effort three-year-old did ...

Reason to be Proud

Reason to be Proud

Jan 20, 2016

Geelong winner Moment Of Pride has been a work in progress and it was great to see him salute in such determined style on Wednesday.Having his third run this time in, the son of Choisir settled just off midfield off a slightly slow start, pulling his way into the race from the ...

Echuca Double

Echuca Double

Jan 20, 2016

It had been a while between drinks for Native Land but there was no doubting her will to win at Echuca on Tuesday, the five-year-old mare recording a dominant victory as favourite in the De Bortoli Handicap.The second leg of a winning double for the stable, she was always ...

Stage Salutes at debut

Stage Salutes at debut

Jan 20, 2016

Home-bred winners always bring a special satisfaction, especially when they are as impressive making their debut as was Sandon's Stage at Echuca on Tuesday.Showing good natural pace, the four-year-old Magnus mare settled outside the leader, taking over with 250m to go and ...