Latest News from Emsley Lodge

"Sexiest" galloper wins maiden

Feb 15, 2019

Trainer Jamie Edwards declared Pantera Nera is the sexiest looking horse in the stable after landing his maiden in impressive style at Donald on Friday.The striking brown three-year-old wasn’t suited sitting outside the leader in a slowly run race but straightened up with a ...

Fortune Rose repays

Fortune Rose repays "favourite" tag with Bendigo win

Feb 11, 2019

Trainer Jamie Edwards has long declared lightly-raced three-year-old Fortune Rose his favourite horse at Emsley Lodge and the three-year-old repaid the love with a tenacious maiden win at Bendigo today.The daughter of Helmet was posted three-wide and over-raced but her class ...

Gambeson lands betting plunge at stable debut

Gambeson lands betting plunge at stable debut

Jan 18, 2019

Trainer Jamie Edwards expects Gambeson will improve after he scored an impressive win at his stable debut at Ararat on Friday.Jamie said the former Godolphin galloper hadn’t been screwed down for his first run in nearly seven months despite being heavily backed from $2.80 to ...

Prince Ziggy makes it five wins this campaign

Prince Ziggy makes it five wins this campaign

Jan 16, 2019

Prince Ziggy’s owners are daring to dream after the five-year-old underlined his toughness with a courageous victory at Sandown on Wednesday.Two weeks after he pulled out a career-best run at Flemington, “Ziggy” shot clear on Victorian horse premiership when he overcame ...

Grinding win sets up Minyinga for longer races

Grinding win sets up Minyinga for longer races

Jan 14, 2019

Lightly raced mare Minyinga is likely to get her chance in middle distance races this campaign after her narrow second-up win at Werribee on Saturday.The four-year-old, who is on the comeback trail after having a bone chip removed from a knee, proved too strong in the Share The ...

Humzz hits back with Colac victory

Humzz hits back with Colac victory

Dec 22, 2018

A dashing ride from in-form jockey Dylan Dunn paid off with Humzz making amends for two recent luckless runs with a tenacious win at Colac on Saturday.The three-year-old went forward from his outside barrier to be on the pace and fought back bravely after being headed in the ...

Dylan delivers on Inastride with

Dylan delivers on Inastride with "Plan F"

Dec 22, 2018

Jockey Dylan Dunn implemented “Plan F” and got an A-class result when Inastride ridden against his normal racing pattern stormed home from the back of the field to score at Colac on Saturday.A customary front-runner, the seven-year-old was caught on the back foot at the ...

Duke romps home in Briseis Cup

Duke romps home in Briseis Cup

Dec 15, 2018

Duke of Oz relished the heavy track conditions when he charged away to win the Briseis Cup at Geelong on Saturday.The seven-year-old had won twice on soft 7 tracks in New Zealand but had only seen a heavy track once since joining Emsley Lodge just over a year ago.“The cards ...

"Ziggy" finds path to Valley victory

Dec 14, 2018

A last start Wodonga win presented the perfect pathway to Prince Ziggy’s first city success at Moonee Valley on Friday night.The five-year-old, who was balloted from a Valley race last month, needed to improve his credentials and his Wodonga victory on November 30 gave him the ...

Macrobius $200k as stable lands first city double

Macrobius $200k as stable lands first city double

Dec 14, 2018

Macrobius and Prince Ziggy provided a milestone at Moonee Valley for Emsley Lodge when they gave the stable its first city double on Friday night.Macrobius backed from $8.50 to $5.50 fought back from the brink of defeat to land the Ladbrokes Cash In Hcp (1600m) and 90 minutes ...

Crafty Lion pounces with maiden win

Crafty Lion pounces with maiden win

Dec 13, 2018

Five-year-old Crafty Lion added to a winning run for owner Brian O’Dwyer with an emphatic victory second up over 2000 metres in the Melbourne Parkview Maiden at Ararat on Tuesday.In recent weeks Brian has also celebrated the success with Honeywine at Benalla on October 29 ...

"Freshwater Creek Flyer" makes it four in a row

Dec 01, 2018

Fill The Flute was labelled the “Freshwater Creek Flyer” after posting her fourth win a row with another dashing performance at Moonee Valley on Saturday.The four-year-old mare showed lightning speed from the barrier to cross two lengths clear of the field and was never ...

Macrobius digs deep for Wodonga victory

Macrobius digs deep for Wodonga victory

Nov 30, 2018

Stable apprentice Trent Germaine kept a perfect record intact on veteran galloper Macrobius who fought back tenaciously to land a last stride win at Wodonga on Friday.The seven-year-old made the pace in the Premier Building Company BM64 Hcp (1590m) but gave his backers a scare ...

Prince Ziggy running hot for Zac

Prince Ziggy running hot for Zac

Nov 30, 2018

In-form stayer Prince Ziggy posted his third win this campaign with another strong on-pace performance at Wodonga on Friday.The five-year-old is in career best form and was too strong in the closing stages, edging out front-runner Roland Garros by a half-length in the Ollie Cox ...

Decisive Dunkeld win for Moot

Decisive Dunkeld win for Moot

Nov 17, 2018

Well-travelled gelding Moot recaptured his best form when he scored his first Victorian win in more than three years at Dunkeld on Saturday.The seven-year-old who began his career at Emsley Lodge, returned home earlier this year after a very successful stint in the Northern ...

Mannza honours namesake with victory

Mannza honours namesake with victory

Nov 15, 2018

The late Jim Mann would have been immensely proud when the three-year-old named in his honour saluted at Pakenham on Thursday night.One of the three founders of Emsley Lodge, Jim passed away last May and, Mannza, among many horses that he bred, is a tribute to him.Emsley Lodge ...

Staying mare nails last stride win at 2nd start

Staying mare nails last stride win at 2nd start

Nov 02, 2018

Four-year-old Tavitaka had jockey Jake Noonan working overtime before manufacturing an unlikely last stride win at only her second race start at Kilmore on Friday.The Tavistock mare was battling under hard riding on the home turn and looked beaten as she raced greenly in the ...

Sweet win for Honeywine

Sweet win for Honeywine

Oct 29, 2018

Former Godolphin galloper Honeywine who was on a Derby path two years ago showed his class when he posted an overdue win at Benalla on Monday.The five-year-old who was bought for $40,000 in March this year, was too strong in the JAR Plumbing Class 1 Hcp (1606m).The midweek event ...

Prince Ziggy marks anniversary with back-to-back wins

Prince Ziggy marks anniversary with back-to-back wins

Oct 20, 2018

In-form gelding Prince Ziggy gave part owners Ziggy and Kerryn Witcombe extra reason to celebrate when he scored an easy win at Avoca on their sixth wedding anniversary.The special win makes it two in a row for the five-year-old after last month scoring at Wangaratta.Apprentice ...

Lorenzetti posts courageous maiden win

Lorenzetti posts courageous maiden win

Oct 20, 2018

Hats off to owner Mike Palmer after his little dynamo Lorenzetti posted a gutsy maiden win at Bendigo on Caulfield Cup Day.The lightly raced gelding raced wide without cover most of the way and after taking a narrow lead early in the home straight fought on tenaciously, edging ...

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 ...