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Derby winner's half-sister opens account

Derby winner's half-sister opens account

Feb 18, 2021

It wasn’t the script trainer Jamie Edwards was expecting with If At First who would have been a certainty beaten had she not won at Pakenham on Thursday night.The former New Zealander was having her second start for the stable but hardly saw daylight as she was hemmed in on ...

Class prevails for Humzz with big weight

Class prevails for Humzz with big weight

Feb 07, 2021

Heavily-backed sprinter Humzz pushed his career earnings close to $200,000 when he overcame a big weight to lead all the way at Ballarat on Sunday.After competing in much stronger races, Humzz relished the drop in class and despite shouldering 62.5kg gave his supporters who ...

Grable posts Hollywood-style debut win

Grable posts Hollywood-style debut win

Feb 05, 2021

Grable put on a Hollywood style performance with an impressive debut win at Warrnambool on Friday.Named after the legendary movie star, Betty Grable, the well-bred filly pushed hard from the outside to lead the six-horse field and was just as strong at the line taking out the ...

Breakthrough win for promising mare

Breakthrough win for promising mare

Jan 28, 2021

Promising mare Dwelt posted a well-deserved maiden victory when she scored at Ararat on Thursday.The four-year-old went to the races with dapples all over and ran up to expectations taking out the Harvey Norman Ararat Maiden Plate (1100m).Despite an easing $3.20 favourite ...

"Fox" leaves rivals hanging in Cup

Jan 26, 2021

Jason Benbow kept his unbeaten record intact on I Am The Fox when he landed the Bet635 Hanging Rock Cup on the gelding at Kyneton on Australia Day.Jason won on the seven-year-old three starts ago and was back in the saddle for the second time after trainer Jamie Edwards made a ...

Staying future looks bright for Mauser

Staying future looks bright for Mauser

Jan 10, 2021

Three-year-old Mauser is destined for longer races after leading all the way to win his maiden at Warrnambool on Sunday.Dropping back from city grade, Mauser ($3.30) was strongly supported and scored a three-quarter length victory over the fast-closing placegetters Raffish and ...

"Fox" sneaks New Year win

Jan 02, 2021

Handy stayer I Am The Fox looks set for a nice campaign after kicking off the year in style at Terang on Saturday. The seven-year-old defied a big weight when he overcame a checkered run to score an impressive 1-1/2 lengths win over Kednelly in the Kevin Smith BM58 Memorial ...

Miletus emerges as Derby hope after dominant win

Miletus emerges as Derby hope after dominant win

Dec 20, 2020

Lightly raced gelding Miletus emerged as a potential Derby prospect after posting one of the easiest wins in memory for Emsley Lodge at Sale on Sunday.At only his fourth start and at his first attempt beyond 2000m, the Jamie Edwards-trained three-year-old led all the way under ...

"Luke" too strong first-up

Nov 30, 2020

Promising stayer Diamond Luke appears an improved galloper after launching his summer campaign with a dominant win at Wangaratta on Monday.The five-year-old was having his first start since June and race tactics to have him more forward paid off when he took out the Winsec ...

Grandma Gail impresses with Warrnambool win

Grandma Gail impresses with Warrnambool win

Oct 15, 2020

Promising mare Grandma Gail looks to have a bright future after Michael Rodd delivered a gun ride on the mare to score a strong win at Warrnambool on Thursday.Having only her third race start, the five-year-old appreciated the rain-affected track and a shorter race distance to ...

Flat Kapper toughs out maiden win

Flat Kapper toughs out maiden win

Oct 14, 2020

Flat Kapper posted an overdue maiden win when he fought out a desperate finish to score at Hamilton on Wednesday.The four-year-old was a heavily backed to $3.10 second-favourite and tenaciously held off Bethpage ($2.60) to score by a half-length in the Timmy Berry Memorial ...

Stunning comeback win for Kawabata

Stunning comeback win for Kawabata

Oct 14, 2020

Nine-year-old Kawabata has made a successful comeback to the track after two frustrating years in the breeding barn.The tough staying mare Kawabata defied the odds to post her first win in three years with an emphatic last to first victory at Hamilton on Wednesday.Off a 102-week ...

Promising stayer Evader lands betting plunge

Promising stayer Evader lands betting plunge

Sep 04, 2020

Heavily-backed mare Evader justified an avalanche of support when she powered home to score her maiden win at Donald on Friday.Sportsbet opened the daughter of Skilled at $6.50 but she was smashed in to $2.50 by the time she jumped in the Donald and District Community Bank ...

Second city win lifts Minyinga's earnings above $150k

Second city win lifts Minyinga's earnings above $150k

Jul 01, 2020

Emsley Lodge assistant trainer James Edwards admitted he had mid-race concerns before Minyinga charged home to claim her second city win for the year at Sandown on Wednesday.The five-year-old mare normally races on the pace, but champion jockey Craig Williams avoided an early ...

"Fox" goes the distance for easy win

Jun 15, 2020

Six-year-old I Am The Fox looks to have found his niche as a stayer after powering away to an easy win over 2200 metres at Pakenham on Tuesday.The lovely brown gelding has stepped in distance this campaign and was dominant beating Pachino Boy by 4-3/4 lengths in the Superior ...

Sprinter

Sprinter "humzz" up premiership table

Jun 08, 2020

In-form sprinter Humzz rocketed up the Victorian horse premiership when he scored a strong win at Mornington on Monday.The four-year-old posted his fourth victory for the season and soared from 42ndto 12thon the list of best performed horses in the state.The most improved ...

Humzz brings up his 3rd win for season

Humzz brings up his 3rd win for season

May 08, 2020

In-form sprinter Humzz posted his third win for the season with a tenacious victory in the Mercedes-Benz Mornington BM64 Hcp (1000m) at Cranbourne on Friday night.Humzz responded strongly to jockey Noel Callow’s vigorous riding to hold off a fearsome late challenge Saorsa to ...

Sparkling future tipped for Diamond Luke

Sparkling future tipped for Diamond Luke

Apr 24, 2020

Diamond Luke looks to have a bright staying prospect after making a successful assault at his first time over a trip at Kilmore on Thursday.Jockey Noel Callow fashioned a ground-saving ride on the lightly raced four-year-old who didn’t go around a horse to land the Hanson ...

City beckons for

City beckons for "Rose"

Apr 15, 2020

Trainer Jamie Edwards is confident that Fortune Rose is a city grade mare after a stylish win at Geelong on Wednesday.Fortune Rose surprised punters second-up at $15 when she stormed home from third last at the top of the straight to score by a long neck from Eagle Ridge and ...

Humzz responds to roar on empty track

Humzz responds to roar on empty track

Apr 14, 2020

A roar of encouragement from jockey Noel Callow broke the silence on an empty racecourse when he drove Humzz to a dominant win at Sale on Tuesday.With the ban on crowds during the Covid-19 restrictions, Noel’s screaming could be clearly heard as he put away the whip to prevent ...

One Penny Red relishes distance challenge

One Penny Red relishes distance challenge

Mar 29, 2020

Four-year-old One Penny Red passed a crucial test when he posted his second win in today’s Taxis of Hamilton 0-58 Hcp at Hamilton.Connections were holding their breath as the gelding had his first test at 1200 metres and he came through the challenge with flying colours.One ...

Consistent mare justifies Emsley Lodge confidence

Consistent mare justifies Emsley Lodge confidence

Mar 21, 2020

Emsley Lodge came away from Avoca on Saturday with a perfect record after Honey Magic won the Revolution Print 0-58 Hcp (1300m).The stable had two runners at the meeting and the six-year-old followed the success of the Mutannaseq earlier in the day.“We went there with plenty ...

Mutanaaseq kicks off stable double with easy win

Mutanaaseq kicks off stable double with easy win

Mar 21, 2020

Well-bred four-year-old Mutanaaseq made it look easy when he scored a soft but overdue maiden win as part of a winning double for the stable at Avoca on Saturday.The gelding had finished second four times in his previous 14 starts but Dylan Dunn rode him perfectly to land the ...

Back-to-back city wins for Dune Field

Back-to-back city wins for Dune Field

Mar 11, 2020

Talented three-year-old Dune Field posted his second city win in a row when he held on to dead-heat at Sandown on Wednesday.The finish of the Ladbrokes Money Back Odds Handicap (1400m) tricked most people on course including jockeys Craig Williams who rode Dune Field and Damien ...