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Valley win brings up hat-trick for Fill The Flute

Valley win brings up hat-trick for Fill The Flute

Oct 05, 2018

Speedy mare Fill The Flute completed a hat-trick of wins with another dashing performance at Moonee Valley on Friday night.The baldly-faced four-year-old maintained her unbeaten record this campaign as a short-priced $2.15 favourite in the Catanach’s Jewellers BM70 Hcp (1000m) ...

Flying

Flying "Flute" posts Adelaide victory

Sep 22, 2018

Dashing mare Fill The Flute looks set for an exciting spring after posting her first city win with a successful hit and run raid at Morphettville on Saturday.The four-year-old, who won first-up by 5.5 lengths at Geelong two weeks earlier, was just as impressive bursting from the ...

Focused

Focused "Ziggy" gets the money

Sep 17, 2018

An aggressive ride from Jack Hill proved a winning tactic on Prince Ziggy who scored at Wangaratta on Monday.Hill, who only resumed riding nine days ago after a fall at Wodonga in May, took advice on race morning from regular jockey Craig Robertson who forfeited the mount on the ...

Macrobius gives stable winning double

Macrobius gives stable winning double

Sep 07, 2018

Synthetic track specialist Macrobius bounced back from a virus and a last-start injury to score his first win in more than a year at Geelong on Friday.Stable apprentice Trent Germaine rated the seven-year-old beautifully on the speed with Easy Drama and after taking the lead ...

Fill The Flute dashes to first-up victory

Fill The Flute dashes to first-up victory

Sep 07, 2018

Speedy mare Fill The Flute kept her unbeaten first-up record intact with a dashing win on the synthetic at Geelong on Friday.The four-year-old shared the lead with Esprit Finale before kicking clear straightening up and racing away to a 5-1/2 length win in the Rex Gorell ...

Luck finally goes way of Choppy

Luck finally goes way of Choppy

Aug 18, 2018

Heading into the home straight and there was a feeling of dejavu for the connections of Chopsticks at Geelong on Friday.Just as the start before at the same venue, the six-year-old after being given the run of the race was badly held up in the straight with his regular jockey ...

Petronas delivers special win

Petronas delivers special win

Jul 20, 2018

Post-race celebrations rivalled that of a Geelong Cup win after four-year-old Petronas posted her maiden victory on Friday.Trainer Jamie Edwards was elated as he entered the mounting yard at Geelong with his hands in the air to greet his mates Tom King and Todd Nicolich who have ...

Aluf win gives stable Geelong double

Aluf win gives stable Geelong double

May 29, 2018

Handy galloper Aluf provided the second leg Emsley Lodge’s first winning double in more than four years when Aluf saluted at Geelong on Tuesday.Only 30 minutes earlier Severn Road also won on the synthetic track for the stable.“It has taken a while to get a double again ...

Severn Road tops $200k with 10th win

Severn Road tops $200k with 10th win

May 29, 2018

Nine-year-old stable favourite Severn Road took his career earnings to more than $200,000 with his 10th career win at Geelong on Tuesday.The veteran gelding, who broke a drought for stable apprentice Trent Germaine, injected value into the quaddie at $15 and was the first leg of ...

Moshvago bounces back on synthetic

Moshvago bounces back on synthetic

May 22, 2018

Four-year-old mare Moshvago bounced back with a stunning form reversal to shrug her maiden tag at Geelong on Tuesday.The chestnut daughter of Moshe was far more comfortable on the synthetic track after she ran well below expectations finishing second last on very heavy ground at ...

Bjorn Pretty books ticket to the 'Bool

Bjorn Pretty books ticket to the 'Bool

Apr 20, 2018

Flashy mare Bjorn Pretty, who was in a paddock and facing retirement only a week ago, is now guaranteed a start at the Warrnambool May carnival after storming home to land the final heat of the Neville Wilson Series at Hamilton on Friday.The four-year-old’s racing days ...

Flute's get filled after filly's debut win

Flute's get filled after filly's debut win

Jan 20, 2018

Champagne flowed after the appropriately named Fill The Flute led all the way for an impressive debut win at Camperdown on Saturday.Bought for just $7000 as a stable companion for another weanling 2-1/2 years ago, the daughter of Statue of Liberty impressed the first time she ...

Divine win for Crossbearer

Divine win for Crossbearer

Jan 09, 2018

A conservative ride from an inside barrier proved a winning formula for well-named gelding Crossbearer who posted his maiden win at Kilmore on Monday.Cleverly named by co-owner Peter Sandars, the son of Keep The Faith is the fourth winner for the stable in less than a month and ...

Marcello's Sonata hangs on for New Year's win

Marcello's Sonata hangs on for New Year's win

Jan 04, 2018

Former stable apprentice Georgie Cartwright successfully reunited with 10-year-old Marcello’s Sonata who led all the way for an upset win at Hanging Rock on Monday.It was a great way to start the New Year for the stable with the veteran gelding pushing forward from the outside ...

Aluf overcomes setbacks for well-deserved win

Aluf overcomes setbacks for well-deserved win

Dec 27, 2017

Owners of four-year-old Aluf turned the Queenscliff-Sorrento ferry into the party boat after the problem galloper overcame a wide run to post a stunning first-up maiden win at Mornington on Wednesday.Celebrations were well deserved after Aluf, having just his fourth start, had ...

Christmas pudding for Chopsticks fans

Christmas pudding for Chopsticks fans

Dec 17, 2017

You don’t usually associate Christmas pudding with chopsticks, but it was a winning combination for Emsley Lodge at Warrnambool on Tuesday.Trainer Jamie Edwards recently flagged five-year-old Chopstick’s impending first-up victory on the Emsley Lodge video report and the ...

Inastride wins in near track-record time

Inastride wins in near track-record time

Oct 18, 2017

Former New Zealand stayer Inastride made it two wins in a row after toughing out a hectic 1980-metre BM58 in near record time at Tatura.The first 900 metres was run a breakneck speed with the lead changing three times before the half-way point of the Greater Shepparton City ...

Valley win puts Kawabata on Geelong Cup path

Valley win puts Kawabata on Geelong Cup path

Oct 06, 2017

Tough staying mare Kawabata has shot into Geelong Cup calculations with a strong finishing victory at Moonee Valley.Rated perfectly by apprentice Ben Thompson, Kawabata came from last in Friday night’s TSOLS TIPS Hcp (2500m) to score running away by 2-1/4 lengths from ...

Dashing win for Severn Road

Dashing win for Severn Road

Sep 23, 2017

Veteran galloper Severn Road responded brilliantly to a set of blinkers when he went within a second of the course record leading all the way on the Geelong synthetic on Friday.Hard and fit from recent runs over longer distances, the nine-year-old was ridden a dashing race by ...

Ridden right, Inastride posts upset win

Ridden right, Inastride posts upset win

Sep 16, 2017

Aggressive riding tactics led to a predictable form reversal for former New Zealander Inastride at Swan Hill on Friday.Jockey Craig Robertson rode to instructions, hunting from the barriers to lead on the gelding, who showed great tenacity to land the Manang Cup 14th Oct BM58 ...

Minyinga impresses with upset win

Minyinga impresses with upset win

Sep 11, 2017

Exciting home-bred Minyinga confirmed the promise she had shown on the training track when she overcame a tough run to impressively land her maiden at Geelong.Having only her fourth race start, the filly was coming off a weakening last at Sandown on August 23 but appreciated the ...

Prince zigs and zags way to maiden win

Prince zigs and zags way to maiden win

Aug 02, 2017

“IF you’re on the favourite, you’ve got a few worries at the moment.”That was how race caller Rick Mcintosh summed up the chances of Prince Ziggy who was badly held up in last place on the home turn at Warrnambool on Tuesday.Early in the home straight, the Monaco Consul ...

Courageous Final win for Macrobius

Courageous Final win for Macrobius

Jul 31, 2017

Macrobius delivered on a three-month plan when he pulled out a career best performance to land a stirring all the way victory in Sunday’s Racing.com Winter Challenge Synthetic Stayers Series Final (2200m) at Pakenham.Ridden by Noel Callow, the Dylan Thomas gelding refused to ...

Macrobius wins his way to Stayers' Final

Macrobius wins his way to Stayers' Final

Jul 16, 2017

IN-FORM stayer Macrobius is shaping as the horse to beat in the $50,000 Winter Challenge Synthetic Stayers Final later this month after reaching a career milestone with an impressive victory at Pakenham on Friday.The five-year-old boosted his career earnings above $100,000 when ...