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Maraudamiss Up The Rails

Maraudamiss Up The Rails

Jul 01, 2016

The 1800m looked a little bit short for Maraudamiss at Sandown on Wednesday but Mick's track walking skills came to the fore when he noticed that whilst many jockeys were heading out wide in search of better going, the rails was fine!And so that is where Maraudamiss headed, ...

A Special Name

A Special Name

Jun 28, 2016

A horse who has always shown plenty of natural ability, Albion Road has not taken long to hit his straps this time in - at Moe on Saturday recording an easy victory at only his second run back from a spell.Getting back from a tricky gate, the son of Street Boss hooked out wide ...

Mick's Daughters Cheer!

Mick's Daughters Cheer!

Jun 20, 2016

Named after her ownership - raced by Michael Kent's four daughters - Four Sisters was an impressive winner at Sale on Monday.Having only her second start, the promising daughter of the Epsom Derby winner Authorized was a hot favourite on the strength of her game debut second to ...

Southerly Winner

Southerly Winner

Jun 14, 2016

There had been plenty of money around to suggest that Southerly Wind was ready to run a big race at his Flemington debut on Saturday, the two-year-old so well supported that he ended up being a short priced favourite in the Eugene Gorman Handicap. And from the start his ...

Nesbo Charges

Nesbo Charges

Jun 06, 2016

It was a sensational first up victory by Nesbo at Sandown on Saturday, the talented six-year-old settling at the rear of the Ladbrokes Live Play Handicap - hooking out widest into the straight and charging!Quickly gathering in his rivals in the 1600m event, Nesbo hit the lead ...

Big Winner!

Big Winner!

Jun 06, 2016

It was a winner for another trainer but still an extremely satisfying one for Michael Kent, owner of Big Quid who was so impressive saluting at only his second outing at Pakenham on Sunday. Settling back from a tricky gate for Michael Walker, the son of Teofilo travelled well ...

Lovely Leodoro

Lovely Leodoro

May 29, 2016

Cheering on any winner is a big thrill for an owner, all the more so when that horse is a home-bred.And more exciting still when the winner's sire and dam are also part of the family - as are Jayemzed (pictured) and White Gold whose son Leodoro was a fast finishing winner at ...

Tango Rockets Home

Tango Rockets Home

May 28, 2016

It took a photo to determine whether Tango Rock had finished hard enough to secure victory in Saturday's Le Pine Handicap but he had just done that - charging home late and putting his nose out right on the line.Settling at the rear in the 1400m event, Tango Rock was patiently ...

Water Loves The Wet!

Water Loves The Wet!

May 26, 2016

It was her first crack at a heavy track and judging by the style of her dominant victory at Werribee on Thursday, it is going to be a good winter for the tiny but tough Virginia Water.Having her first run since the spring, the daughter of Reset (pictured) has always shown ...

Pearl Of A Win

Pearl Of A Win

May 14, 2016

Suited by a rise in distance and a drop in class - and aided by a great ride by Michael Walker on his comeback from injury - Galileo's Pearl continued the stable's great run at Geelong on Friday.Sent out favourite in the 2200m maiden, the lightly raced four-year-old took a sit ...

Iron Too Strong

Iron Too Strong

May 13, 2016

We are hoping that the runaway victory recorded by Iron Spider at Pakenham on Thursday night is a precursor to even bigger and betting things for his dam Boracay this weekend.For Iron Spider is a half-brother to the stable's Charlevoix, favourite for Saturday's Group One South ...

Quilate Dazzles

Quilate Dazzles

May 12, 2016

The stable's stellar run continued at Sandown on Wednesday... Michael Kent cheering on his fifth consecutive metropolitan winner when Quilate proved too strong for her rivals in the Crown Golden Ale Plate.Sent out favourite on the strength of a dominant maiden victory at her ...

Holy Cow Another Winner!

Holy Cow Another Winner!

May 12, 2016

The impost of 61kg was not enough to stop Holy Cow showing her class at Sandown on Wednesday, the talented but unfortunately sparingly raced mare dominating her rivals in the Swettenham Stud Handicap.Ridden quietly by an in-form Mark Zahra, the five-year-old was wide with cover, ...

SUPER SUPIDO

SUPER SUPIDO

May 07, 2016

Supido is Group One Goodwood Handicap bound after a determined victory down the Flemington straight on Saturday, the classy four-year-old stretching his winning sequence to six.A hot odds-on favourite, Supido was not brilliantly out of the gates for James Winks but he soon ...

GOOD VALUE FIGHTS & FIGHTS!

GOOD VALUE FIGHTS & FIGHTS!

May 07, 2016

"He has such a big heart," said Michael Kent after a particuarly courageous victory by Good Value at Flemington on Saturday, the nine-year-old looking to be under pressure a fair way out in the @FlemingtonVRC Handicap before digging deep to salute by a short half head."He has ...

GROUP ONE ABBEY!

GROUP ONE ABBEY!

May 07, 2016

A three-year-old winning a Group One Classic at just her third start, an illness prone four-year-old claiming his sixth in a row, a city win for a nine-year-old... Michael Kent excels with any sort of horse!Three runners in two states on Saturday... three winners; Abbey Marie ...

First Up For Ethan

First Up For Ethan

Apr 29, 2016

After a somewhat frustrating run of seconds it was great to see the talented Gangstar's Curse break through for a deserved victory at Cranbourne on Friday night.Runner up at each of his previous three outings, Gangstar's Curse had been gallant in defeat every time and he again ...

Superb Supido

Superb Supido

Apr 26, 2016

Preparing any horse to race takes a certain amount of skill, preparing an illness prone one for good races is an art form!Which is why, should Supido make it to Group One level - which his form to date suggests he can - it will be a great effort by the stable with the lightly ...

Amazing Abbey

Amazing Abbey

Apr 23, 2016

It is an exciting process, enjoying your horse progress from youngster to racehorse, to name it and then watch on as they make their name well known to others. And it has taken just two starts for Abbey Marie to make herself known... the up-and-coming three-year-old breathtaking ...

Maraudamiss Charges

Maraudamiss Charges

Apr 14, 2016

The future looks bright for Maraudamiss who recorded another dominant victory at Ballarat on Wednesday, her third success from her last four starts.Getting too far back after striking early interference when an eye-catching third at her previous start at Cranbourne, the talented ...

Tango Rocks!

Tango Rocks!

Apr 12, 2016

Always travelling like the hot odds-on favourite he was, Tango Rock could not have been any impressive breaking his maiden at Geelong on Tuesday - the exciting son of Fastnet Rock proving three lengths too strong for his rivals.Having just his third start (finishing gallant ...

Charlie Vooms!

Charlie Vooms!

Apr 09, 2016

The Gr.1 South Australian Derby looks a real possibility for exciting stayer Charlevoix who really looked the goods recording a barnstorming black type victory at Sandown on Saturday.Having just his fourth start and stepping up to the 2400m for the first time, Charlevoix settled ...

Daru Sam Fights

Daru Sam Fights

Apr 08, 2016

Getting back in a slowly run contest made it a tough job for odds-on favourite Daru Sam at Cranbourne on Friday night but he was not to be denied, making an early run to join the leaders before the turn and digging deep in the run home.Tending to over-race a bit early, Daru Sam ...

Really Hummin!

Really Hummin!

Apr 07, 2016

The stable has a lovely group of three-year-olds this season and another stepped up to the mark with an impressive victory at Kyneton on Thursday, Let's Twist breaking through at only her third start.Appreciating a step up from 1400m to 1850m, the daughter of Statue Of Liberty ...