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JUNGLE FISH goes back-to-back

JUNGLE FISH goes back-to-back

Feb 14, 2019

This time last year things were looking good for the promising filly Jungle Fish. She had just missed in close finishes at her first two starts before finishing close up in Listed and Gr.3 races at Moonee Valley and Randwick. Black type glory in Adelaide loomed with the ...

RED JEWEL GIRL breaks maiden

RED JEWEL GIRL breaks maiden

Feb 13, 2019

It was certainly a deserved victory for Red Jewel Girl at Kyneton on Tuesday, the consistent mare having been so game in the lead up with six consecutive placings since she began her campaign at Moe back in late November last year.Whilst many would consider such a run ...

JUNGLE has bigger FISH to fry

JUNGLE has bigger FISH to fry

Feb 01, 2019

Having finished close up in stakes races at her two most recent outings, it was little wonder that Jungle Fish was so strongly fancied when resuming at Pakenham on Thursday night - sent out a hot odds-on favourite.Whilst the promising daughter of Smart Missile had been off the ...

Oaks-bound Amanikan impressive first-up

Oaks-bound Amanikan impressive first-up

Jan 02, 2019

It was a second generation winner for the stable at Sandown on Wednesday, the well related and promising Amanikan impressive claiming her maiden at only her second start.Not having the best of luck in a handy maiden at her Geelong debut last June, Amanikan was given time to ...

Back To Back for Amadeus

Back To Back for Amadeus

Dec 14, 2018

It was a lovely case of history repeating on Pakenham Cup Day with one of the stable favourites Amadeus recording his second consecutive victory in the rich VOBIS Gold Bullion.It was the six-year-old entire's third success at the Pakenham track, the bay's other victory coming at ...

A Royal Performance

A Royal Performance

Oct 24, 2018

Noting that the Geelong Cup meeting can often favour those racing on the pace, Mick Kent was very happy once he walked the track and discovered a fair playing field - one which gave the stable more confidence regarding the prospects of Royal Order in the 1700m BM70 event.Barrier ...

Super Win!

Super Win!

Oct 21, 2018

It is doubtful that any of the winners at the Bendigo meeting on Saturday were welcomed back to scale with as much gutso as was Supergrass who was so dominating taking out the final race on the programme.Suited back on a big track having had no luck at his previous outings on ...

Wild Sea Flies Fresh

Wild Sea Flies Fresh

Oct 20, 2018

A bit of history made at Pakenham on Friday night with the new track's first dead-heat and whilst our girl Wild Sea was somewhat unlucky not to have claimed outright victory we were still delighted with her performance.Having her first run since taking on the big guns in ...

Supido Loving Life!

Supido Loving Life!

Sep 17, 2018

It is great to hear that a stable favourite in Supido is settling in so well at his new home at historic Widden Stud in New South Wales.And we are also delighted that the well related son of Sebring is proving so popular with breeders with the stud's Ryan McEvoy reporting that ...

Terrific Tarwin

Terrific Tarwin

Sep 09, 2018

It is straight to the paddock for Sunday's impressive debut winner Tarwin, the exciting three-year-old looking to have what it takes to be competitive in better company next time in."I will probably put him away now," said Michael Kent just after Tarwin charged past his rivals ...

Miss Steele A Mum Again

Miss Steele A Mum Again

Aug 17, 2018

It is always nice to catch up with news of former members of the stable - and we pass on our congratulations to Ralph Zito and partners on the arrival of this gorgeous filly by Tapit's multiple Group One winning son Frosted out of the stable's Group 3 winner Miss Steele.Boasting ...

A Win For Patience

A Win For Patience

Aug 17, 2018

It has been a long haul for brothers Tim and Brian Kelly, breeders and owners of Marie Adelaide who was so impressive breaking her maiden at Sale on Thursday.It was just start number four for the five-year-old mare who, having been diagnosed with OCD lesions on both ...

A Super Win!

A Super Win!

Jul 30, 2018

There is no horse in the stable with more owners than Supergrass so there was plenty of cheering as the talented but not always lucky chestnut drew clear to record an easy maiden victory at Bairnsdale on Sunday.Sent out an odds-on favourite on the back of a fast finishing third ...

Big Weekend for Apprentices

Big Weekend for Apprentices

Jul 23, 2018

It was a big weekend for stable apprentices with Ethan Brown securing enough points with his Rising Stars Final second to win the series whilst Melissa Julius was able to win her first Flemington race aboard Miles Of Krishan. And on Saturday night Beau Mertens celebrated ...

Grey Goes To Town

Grey Goes To Town

Jul 19, 2018

It was an easy watch for supporters of the odds-on favourite in the Le Pines Handicap at Sandown on Wednesday, the promising grey always travelling well in front for Ethan Brown - giving a nice kick over the final stages to salute by 1 1/4 lengths.It was win number two from just ...

Behave Behaves

Behave Behaves

Jul 18, 2018

A filly who has always shown a lot of talent at home, Behave was overdue recording her second victory - but she did so in good style, proving half length too strong for her rivals at Sale on Thursday.After easily winning her maiden at Yarra Valley in late February, Behave headed ...

Two In A Row For Lucy

Two In A Row For Lucy

Jul 15, 2018

Owner Karin MacNab may have been a very long way from Sale when her home-bred pride and joy Miss Pandanus ("Lucy") won at Sale on Thursday but she was doing her best to tune in from a ship sailing amongst the islands of Svolver in Norway.The vision was on the shaky side but ...

Judicious Just Too Good

Judicious Just Too Good

Jul 07, 2018

It did not take long for the well related three-year-old Judicious to break his maiden - and he did so in easy fashion at Bendigo on Friday.Having just his fourth start and his second this time in, the son of Snitzel enjoyed a lovely trail from a good draw and was always ...

Rakovsky Bolts In!

Rakovsky Bolts In!

Jul 01, 2018

Patience is what it takes to race a stayer and the Michael Kent stable has plenty of that - as evidenced by the fact that the talented four-year-old Rakovsky was, on Sunday, having only his second start.Stepping up from a debut over 1400m to contest a 2200m maiden, the promising ...

Longshot Debut Winner

Longshot Debut Winner

Jun 24, 2018

It is not every day that one of our first starters is sent out at such big odds as was Miss Pandanus at Geelong on Friday - the three-year-old's starting price a massive 60-1!But she did not race like a longshot, the daughter of Street Boss always travelling well having been ...

Cupidity Strikes At Debut

Cupidity Strikes At Debut

Jun 18, 2018

There were cheers on course and 168km away as well related two-year-old Cupidity charged home to record an impressive debut victory at Moe on Monday.Whilst Mick Kent was all smiles at the track, part-owners Ryan McEvoy and Matt Comerford were busy working at the Inglis weanling ...

Greyworm Flies At Debut

Greyworm Flies At Debut

Jun 12, 2018

It was a most encouraging debut by Greyworm at Mornington on Monday, the promising grey jumping straight to the front - always travelling well for Ethan Brown.Challenged briefly turning, the three-year-old gave a kick into the straight, shaking off his main rival over the final ...

Oh She's Good!

Oh She's Good!

Jun 03, 2018

Last time the talented mare Good Oh headed to Ballarat where she was to contest a race in which she was a short priced favourite, she decided in the mounting yard that she was not really in the mood - dislodging her rider and taking off.Fortunately she was in a better frame of ...

Rivage Flies At Debut

Rivage Flies At Debut

Jun 03, 2018

A horse who does everything wrong at debut and still wins by three lengths? That's a promising horse!Proving quite the handful for Brad Rawiller, Rivage headed to Ballarat for his first start on Sunday - settling last in the 1600m maiden and racing greenly throughout."It was ...