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Solar Shines Again

Solar Shines Again

Nov 23, 2015

What great form Solar Duchess has been in this time in, the talented five-year-old saluting in easy fashion first up at Mornington in late October, racing wide next time out before again proving too strong at Mornington on Sunday.Down in class but up in weight, Solar Duchess did ...

The Quarterback Sizzles on Oaks Day

The Quarterback Sizzles on Oaks Day

Nov 08, 2015

Robbie headed to Flemington full of confidence on Thursday, confident that talented sprinter The Quarterback was nicely primed for the Listed Dilmah Earl Grey Stakes.But then the weather crashed, the track quickly downgraded and - whilst The Quarterback had saluted on slow going ...

Tricky's Double

Tricky's Double

Oct 28, 2015

It took a few runs for Tricky Affair to find her best form, not always having the best of luck before impressively breaking her maiden at Bendigo in early October.And at Tatura on Tuesday, rising in class and distance, she was able to go right on with the job - charging to the ...

Grane Flies

Grane Flies

Oct 25, 2015

It was a very exciting finish to the finish of Friday's nights 955m challenge heat at Moonee Valley, all the more so as of the four noses locked to the line it was Grane who had his in front!Only just beaten when flashing home in a similar race at his previous outing, Grane was ...

Duchess Salutes First Up

Oct 25, 2015

Solar Duchess looks set for a great campaign after finding easy winning form first up at Mornington on Friday.Having her first run since early April, the consistent five-year-old had trialled well at Cranbourne in the lead-up and was nicely primed for the 1000m BM64 ...

Angelic Light retired

Angelic Light retired

Oct 25, 2015

A year after her oh so close and gallant second to Lankan Rupee in the Group One Manikato Stakes, high class mare Angelic Light has succumbed to injury and been retired to stud.Showing that she was back on target with a terrific third in the Moir Stakes a few weeks ago, Angelic ...

Sweet Win

Sweet Win

Oct 13, 2015

A horse with good natural ability - but who still does a fair bit wrong - Sogno D'Oro was able to impressively break his maiden at Benalla on Tuesday.Doing a fair bit of work from a wide gate, the lightly raced three-year-old showed good pace and was always travelling well but ...

Two from Two for Hunamosa

Two from Two for Hunamosa

Oct 12, 2015

It was a decent rise in class from a maiden to a strong BM64 on Cranbourne Cup day but Hunamosa made the transition in impressive fashion on Sunday.And he did not have it easy either, covering extra ground from an outside gate - working hard out wide throughout but finding ...

Powerful Powerossa

Oct 12, 2015

It was a welcome change of luck for Powerossa at Pakenham on Saturday, the four-year-old back in the winner's circle having endured her share of bad luck at recent outings.Appreciating a drop in class and distance, the daughter of God's Own had been trapped wide from trick gates ...

Taking The Fast (Ruby) Lane

Oct 06, 2015

The gutsy victory recorded by Ruby Lane at Echuca on Monday was a particuarly satisfying one for the stable, the lightly raced and talented four-year-old overcoming trouble in running to find the line in the style of a good horse.Having to regain her momentum after checking off ...

Affair Overcomes Tricky Run

Oct 03, 2015

Once the split came for Tricky Affair at Bendigo on Thursday the race was over! Always travelling well in the 1400m maiden, the lightly raced four-year-old was briefly held up for runs turning but once into the clear she was brave to the line.Getting out early in the straight, ...

She's A Gem!

Sep 30, 2015

It had been a while between drinks for Kentucky Gem who was so game saluting at Kyneton on Saturday, the seven-year-old a mare who knows how to find her fair share of misfortune!At previous outings either wide or held up for runs, Kentucky Gem deserved a better run in transit ...

Go George!

Go George!

Sep 25, 2015

Cries of "go George!" and "well done George!" were heard across Sale racecourse on Thursday, this horse - better known to punters as Hunamosa - a real favourite in the stable.And now a favourite with those who supported him at his Sale debut on Thursday, the three-year-old ...

A Maiden Act

Sep 19, 2015

It was a much deserved victory for Faithful Act at Pakenham on Saturday, the game four-year-old breaking through for his maiden victory on the back of consistent form.In the placings at his four previous outings, the son of Keep The Faith had not always had the best of luck, at ...

Aztec Storms!

Aztec Storms!

Sep 10, 2015

A horse with a bright future, Aztec Storm was impressive finding the line in determined style at his Pakenham debut on Tuesday.Showing good pace to sit just off the leaders, the Encosta de Lago (pictured) three-year-old did a fair bit wrong but was able to really knuckle down ...

Scandimania Scorches!

Scandimania Scorches!

Sep 06, 2015

When breeder Steve Whitling rang Robbie Griffiths to discuss his Magnus filly he was in for a pleasant surprise, the trainer quickly blurting out "I'll take her!""He laughed and said 'but you haven't even seen her,'" Robbie recalled.But Robbie had inside knowledge having trained ...

Night Shines

Night Shines

Sep 02, 2015

There is something especially exciting about a swooper, his supporters' tension building as he hooks out and begins the charge home. Each stride is cheered on and there is an explosion of excitement as he hits the line!As was the case with Nightcraft at Geelong on Tuesday, the ...

A Sweet Double!

A Sweet Double!

Aug 31, 2015

It was a winning day for the stable at Sunday's transferred (from Sale) Pakenham meeting - two runners, two winners!The first of which was the lightly raced mare Sweet Clementine who was back to her best at only her second run this time in.An eye-catching fifth when resuming at ...

Terrific Terricks

Terrific Terricks

Aug 31, 2015

The second leg of our Pakenham winning double, The Terricks deserved his win in the Hollies Closet Handicap, having found his share of bad luck at previous outings.Nicely ridden by Ryan Maloney, the five-year-old was always travelling well in the 1600m contest, happy to trail ...

A Winning Lesson

A Winning Lesson

Aug 29, 2015

It was a deserved victory for Unruly Student at Ballarat on Thursday, the four-year-old having been in such consistent form since breaking his maiden at Pakenham in June. Close up at three runs in between, the Churchill Downs gelding was superbly ridden by Mark Zahra who had the ...

Prix D'Or Salutes

Prix D'Or Salutes

Aug 20, 2015

A horse with a love affair for the synthetics, Prix D'Or was back to his best with a barnstorming victory at Pakenham on Thursday.Out of the winner's circle this year, the son of Redoute's Choice had nevertheless been performing consistently without always having the best of ...

Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year

Cranbourne Trainer Of The Year

Aug 17, 2015

It was a big thrill for the stable to be recognised by our peers at Saturday Cranbourne Racing Industry Awards night - Robbie Griffiths crowned Cranbourne's leading trainer for the 2014/2015 season.We cheered on 102 wins over the course of the racing year and wish to thank our ...

Tiger Roars

Tiger Roars

Aug 04, 2015

It was a barnstorming victory by Tigerdan on the Geelong synthetic on Tuesday, the four-year-old as he is want to do drifting a fair way back before really letting go over the final 200m.As the leader skipped clear half way down the straight Tigerdan was just gathering momentum ...

A Beautiful Victory

A Beautiful Victory

Jul 31, 2015

It was a deserved breakthrough for Beautiful Assassin at Pakenham on Friday, the three-year-old having been close up at previous assignments - having her hoof on the till for some time.And what a way to break her maiden, the daughter of Wanted showing good pace and doing ...