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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) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...