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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 ...

Kawabata steps up with city win

Kawabata steps up with city win

Jul 05, 2017

A DECISION to deviate from conventional race programming has paid off with stayer Kawabata posting her first city success at Sandown on Wednesday.Second up over 2100m, the five-year-old mare stormed home with a full head of steam to land the Clanbrooke Racing BM64 Hcp and ...

Bjorn Pretty delivers special win for Mertens

Bjorn Pretty delivers special win for Mertens

Jul 02, 2017

THE Mertens name has won many races at Sale over the years and not many of Beau’s 15 victories at the venue have provided the satisfaction he gained from Sunday’s win aboard Bjorn Pretty.The star apprentice, son of multiple Sale Turf Club champion jockey winner Peter, teamed ...

Macrobius enhances synthetic record

Macrobius enhances synthetic record

Jun 03, 2017

Five-year-old Macrobius enhanced his good synthetic track record when he led all the way at Geelong on Friday.The Dylan Thomas gelding dictated terms with a 1-1/2 length lead through the middle stages of the Prestige Jayco BM64 Hcp (1900m) before answering a home straight ...

Roycey rolls out victory for Trent

Roycey rolls out victory for Trent

Mar 06, 2017

Stable apprentice Trent Germaine is hoping that his all the way win on Roycey at Terang on Thursday will lead to more riding opportunities.Trent posted his maiden win for Emsley Lodge on the five-year-old who was having his first start for the stable in the CBRE Agribusiness Hcp ...

Kawabata wins a crack at Adelaide Cup

Kawabata wins a crack at Adelaide Cup

Feb 24, 2017

Tough stayer Kawabata emerged a serious Adelaide Cup contender when she powered away to an easy Warrnambool victory on Thursday night.Ridden by Linda Meech, the five-year-old Encosta de Lago mare left her rivals in her wake she romped clear in the home straight to score by five ...

Win speaks volumes for tongue-tied Galantiam

Win speaks volumes for tongue-tied Galantiam

Jan 16, 2017

A LAST roll of the dice paid off when Galantiam broke through for his maiden win wearing a tongue tie for the first time at Warrnambool on Sunday.Faith was wearing thin with the four-year-old who was thrashed nearly 20 lengths at his previous start at Terang, but with the gear ...

London Fog scores upset Cup victory

London Fog scores upset Cup victory

Nov 06, 2016

The party rolls on for the connections of London Fog with the gelding posting a stunning upset win in the Ballan Cup at Geelong on Saturday.Just a month after being voted Geelong’s Racehorse of the Year, the five-year-old shocked punters with a dogged second up victory over ...

Hot run for Severn Road

Hot run for Severn Road

Oct 30, 2016

Veteran galloper Severn Road, who was winless for nearly three years, posted his second win in a month when he led all the way at Horsham on Friday.Perfectly rated by stable apprentice Georgie Cartwright, the in-form eight-year-old controlled the Priceline Pharmacy Horsham BM64 ...

City lights on the horizon for in-form Roldana

City lights on the horizon for in-form Roldana

Oct 18, 2016

Talented mare Roldana made the transition from maiden class look easy when she revelled in inferior ground to land her second win in a row at Stawell on Tuesday.Jockey Daniel Moor rode against instructions to circle the field when he took a short cut near the inside and scored ...

Emsley Lodge prominent at awards night

Emsley Lodge prominent at awards night

Oct 12, 2016

Stable apprentice Georgie Cartwright was a popular winner of the Meggs Elkington Order of Merit and Jamie Edwards was recognised as Geelong’s premier trainer at Saturday night’s Geelong Racing Awards.Georgie, who only had her first race ride in late December, rode 19 ...

London Fog voted Geelong's Racehorse of the Year

London Fog voted Geelong's Racehorse of the Year

Oct 09, 2016

London Fog was voted the 2016 Geelong Racehorse of the Year at a gala dinner at the Geelong Racing Club on Saturday night.The Econsul five-year-old beat nine other finalists, polling 30% of the votes cast by Thoroughbred Club of Geelong members and a seven-member racing ...

Severn Road breaks 1033-day drought

Severn Road breaks 1033-day drought

Oct 07, 2016

Veteran galloper Severn Road posted his first success in more than 1000 days in the appropriately named Emsley Racing BM64 Hcp (2000m) at Geelong on Friday.Stable apprentice Georgie Cartwright rode the Al Maher eight-year-old and made up for blousing him on Delightful Son at ...

Roldana conquers Derby hope with maiden win

Roldana conquers Derby hope with maiden win

Oct 01, 2016

Promising four-year-old mare Roldana underlined her staying potential when she came from last to score a hard fought maiden win over a Victoria Derby aspirant at Mornington on Wednesday.Trainer Jamie Edwards said the way the daughter of Mastercraftsman finished off the 2025 ...

Bryanna records overdue win

Bryanna records overdue win

Sep 04, 2016

Consistent mare Bryanna rewarded the patience of her owners when she took her career earnings to nearly $60,000 with an overdue maiden win at Bendigo on Friday.Trainer Jamie Edwards made a late call to run the five-year-old in the Silks Function Centre Maiden Plate (2400m), and ...