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Stable stalwart retires

Stable stalwart retires

Sep 02, 2012

Terrific galloper Philda has been retired - the eight-year-old set to enjoy a life as a "paddock nanny" at the home of his breeder, Rick Jamieson's Gilgai Farm. A horse who gave the stable and his owners many a thrill over a 49 start career, Philda ran a great ...

Saint makes Mark at Aust debut

Saint makes Mark at Aust debut

Sep 02, 2012

Lightly raced four-year-old St Mark impressed at his Australian debut at Ballarat on Sunday, the former New Zealander charging home to win over 1400m at his first run since February. Settling last on the heavy track, the son of Redoute's Choice stallion swung out widest ...

Philippi flies

Philippi flies

Aug 30, 2012

A horse always well regarded by the stable, Philippi raced away to an impressive debut win at Mornington on Thursday - the three-year-old sent out a warmly supported favourite. Never giving his supporters cause for concern, the chestnut travelled well just off the pace for ...

Tac de Boistron Melb bound

Tac de Boistron Melb bound

Aug 29, 2012

In an era where trainers and owners have been looking abroad for staying prospects for our major spring races, the stable is pleased to have secured exciting galloper Tac de Boistron. Half owned by stable clients with a group put together by Darren & Elizabeth ...

Our Miss Jones a

Our Miss Jones a "very, very brave" winner

Aug 26, 2012

The stable enjoyed the ups and downs of racing within the space of minutes at Moonee Valley on Saturday - cheering on promising mare Our Miss Jones to a gutsy last stride victory in the Dr. Sheahan Plate only to have her go amiss during the race. Pulled up shortly after the ...