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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 ...

Queen Quilate!

Queen Quilate!

Apr 03, 2016

It was both a thrill and a relief to see Quilate break through for her maiden victory at Cranbourne on Friday evening, the promising filly not always having the best of luck in her lead-up runs but always displaying above average ability.With the form around her stacking up ...

Abbey Flies

Abbey Flies

Mar 24, 2016

Expectations were high that beautifully bred filly Abbey Marie would perform well at debut and she did not disappoint, at Sandown on Wednesday charging through the field to salute in impressive fashion.Sent out a short priced favourite in The Cove Hotel Maiden Plate, the ...

Maraudamiss Relishes Heavy

Maraudamiss Relishes Heavy

Mar 21, 2016

With her half-sister Danestroem having won a couple of races on heavy tracks, there was an air of confidence that Maraudamiss would also be at home on the going but it could not be foreseen just how much she'd love it!Relishing every metre of the demanding surface at Yarra ...

Winning With Consommateur Ease

Winning With Consommateur Ease

Mar 21, 2016

It was no surprise to see Consommateur quickly clear her maiden at Yarra Valley on Sunday, the promising filly having really caught the eye when flashing home late for second at her Cranbourne debut earlier in the month.Sent out favourite on the strength of that run and ...

All The Way For Written

All The Way For Written

Mar 21, 2016

The stable's great run of form continued at Bendigo on Saturday with terrific mare Written taking out one of the day's features, the $110,000 Gold Bracelet.Driven straight to the lead by Katelyn Mallyon, the daughter of Written Tycoon (who enjoyed a good day with his son ...

Bayanova's A Beauty!

Bayanova's A Beauty!

Mar 17, 2016

"Dwayne Dunn has pulled off a beauty!" enthused race caller Greg Miles as tough staying mare Bayanova raced away to an easy win at Sandown on Wednesday.Stepping up to 3000m at only her third outing this time in, the daughter of Alamosa took her usual position well back in the ...

Keep The Justice Races Away

Keep The Justice Races Away

Mar 15, 2016

The combination of a distance rise and the sting out of the track proved a winning formula for Keep The Justice, runaway winner of the 1600m maiden at Stony Creek on Sunday.Giving an almighty kick at the turn, the lightly raced three-year-old put a space on his rivals who were ...

Hattori Hanzo Fights!

Hattori Hanzo Fights!

Mar 13, 2016

It was a nail-biting few seconds as we awaited the result of a photo finish to Saturday's Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes - our talented up-and-comer Hattori Hanzo hitting the line late to prevail in the tightest of finishes.|Having loomed up at the turn, the lightly raced ...

Bendigo Guineas for Amadeus

Bendigo Guineas for Amadeus

Mar 08, 2016

The Listed Bendigo Guineas is the target for promising three-year-old Amadeus who did such a great job rising in class, distance and weight at Cranbourne on Friday night.Sent out favourite on the back of an impressive maiden victory at Pakenham four week's previously, Amadeus ...

Marvellous Maraudamiss

Marvellous Maraudamiss

Mar 08, 2016

Such is the promise that Maraudamiss has always shown that it was only a matter of time till she broke her maiden - and she did so in very easy style at Kyneton on Monday.Having run so well when third first up at Sandown, Maraudamiss was a short priced favourite in the 1850m ...

Two In A Row for Hattori Hanzo

Two In A Row for Hattori Hanzo

Mar 03, 2016

Usually choosing to celebrate "at home having a few beers with my wife," Noel Callow put his 41st birthday festivities on hold to ride the exciting three-year-old Hattori Hanzo at Moonee Valley on Friday night.And it proved to be a wise move with the lightly raced gelding ...

A Class Above

A Class Above

Feb 19, 2016

If you had blinked at the 400m mark whilst watching Supido race at Moonee Valley on Friday night you would've been surprised to see the imposing bay rushing around leaders by the time you opened your eyes... so quickly did he make his winning move in the Tour Of Victoria Sprint ...

Victorious Vorspiel

Victorious Vorspiel

Feb 17, 2016

All maidens are not created equal and it was a pretty good one that Vorspiel won at Colac on Sunday, VOBIS Gold and Super VOBIS bonuses making it a lovely race to win for the chestnut's owner who happens to be Michael Kent Jnr. Well fancied on the strength of his consistent ...

Hattori Pounces

Hattori Pounces

Feb 17, 2016

Suited by a rise in distance and the addition of blinkers, promising three-year-old Hattori Hanzo was impressive breaking his maiden at Sale on Tuesday.Having just his fourth start, the well related son of Sebring was nicely rated by Noel Callow, travelling well back in the ...

Written - Winner On Every City Track

Written - Winner On Every City Track

Feb 06, 2016

What a grand mare Written has been for her owners, in just 24 starts winning six races and amassing over $310,000 in stakes.And how tough was she on Saturday?! Sitting wide from an outside gate and showing great heart over the final stages, she dug deep to wear down the leaders ...

Amadeus Rocks!

Amadeus Rocks!

Feb 04, 2016

It was 56 years ago that the Walker family's Impulsive ran into Wenona Girl in the 1000 Guineas, finishing a game second to that champion filly. Whilst a Group Three winner, Impulsive would not retire with a record to match Wenona Girl's but her name is etched in racing history ...