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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 ...

A Hot Double

A Hot Double

Jan 14, 2016

The sun was hot and so was our form, the stable cheering home an impressive running double at Sandown on Wednesday - Prix D'Or's victory followed up by an easy all the way win by Darcy's Law.A touch unlucky when held up for runs at her previous outing at Moonee Valley, the High ...

Double D'Or

Double D'Or

Jan 14, 2016

After a run of placings, Prix D'Or was terrific breaking through at Sandown in early January and on Wednesday at that same track he was able to go right on with the job - rising in class but winning even more impressively!Given a lovely ride from an inside gate by Jye McNeil, ...

Lovely Lannister

Lovely Lannister

Jan 09, 2016

It was a deserved win for Lannister at Cranbourne on Friday night, the honest five-year-old having been in consistent form, not always having the best of luck in his lead up runs.Beautifully steered by regular rider Andrew Mallyon in the Browns Sawdust & Shavings Handicap, ...

Perfect Prix

Perfect Prix

Jan 07, 2016

It was a deserved victory on the back of consistent form for Prix D'Or at Sandown on Wednesday, the honest and talented five-year-old hitting the line hard in the Le Pines Handicap.In the placings at each of his previous three starts, the son of Redoute's Choice was perfectly ...

Happy Winning New Year!

Happy Winning New Year!

Jan 04, 2016

It was certainly a Happy New Year for the stable with the tough and determined mare Solar Duchess recording an impressive victory at Mornington on Friday.Racing in great heart this preparation, the five-year-old has won three of five since resuming in late October and there have ...

Rock Nets Another Win

Rock Nets Another Win

Dec 28, 2015

An unplaced run at Sandown in early December was a blemish on the otherwise consistent record of Rocknet and he put that disappointment right behind him with a gutsy performance at Sale on Thursday.The second leg of our winning double and a third win for Craig Newitt, Rocknet ...

Oh Boy!

Oh Boy!

Dec 28, 2015

The first leg of our Sale double on Christmas Eve, Charlie Garcon was an impressive winner despite - at only his fourth start - still doing a fair bit wrong."I thought from the inside gate that we could dictate terms," said jockey Craig Newitt who had to switch to plan B when ...

A Winning Gem

A Winning Gem

Dec 24, 2015

Part of an Echuca winning double for the stable on Thursday, Magnagem did a great job to salute at only her second run back from a lengthy spell.Well fancied having run an eye-catching first up fourth at Sandown, the lightly raced but talented five-year-old jumped well to share ...

Darcy Bolts In

Darcy Bolts In

Dec 24, 2015

Deriving great benefit for a strong first up performance, it did not take long for Darcy's Law to find winning form this time in - the lightly raced four-year-old impressing with a runaway victory at Echuca on Thursday.Sitting outside the leader off a good beginning, the ...

A Broadway Star

A Broadway Star

Dec 24, 2015

A horse who showed good promise during his debut campaign over the winter, Broadway Danza has progressed nicely and at his first three-year-old start at Bairnsdale on Tuesday was able to break his maiden in smart fashion.Drifting back off a tardy start, Broadway Danza was ...

Night Shines

Night Shines

Dec 16, 2015

Tough four-year-old Nightcraft has been in work for a while but he continues to thrive, at Werribee on Sunday finishing strongly to record his third victory.Settling well midfield for Andrew Mallyon, the consistent Starcraft four-year-old took a gap when it came in the straight ...