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GiGi Girl proves a knockout on Boxing Day

GiGi Girl proves a knockout on Boxing Day

Dec 29, 2015

TALENTED mare GiGi Girl added to the Christmas festivities for her connections when she posted a dominant win at Geelong on Boxing Day. The fast tempo played into the hands of the More Than Ready four-year-old who settled three lengths off the pace in second place before ...

Georgie rides first winner

Georgie rides first winner

Dec 28, 2015

STABLE apprentice Georgie Cartwright has wasted no time riding her first winner on long-shot Rose of Texas just a week after launching her career in the saddle. Georgie, 22, was having only her sixth race ride when she gave the Alan Hunter-trained gelding the perfect run to ...

Georgie fourth in first race ride

Georgie fourth in first race ride

Dec 20, 2015

STABLE apprentice Georgina Cartwright has finished fourth in her first race ride at Bendigo. Georgina, 22, claimed four kilos on veteran sprinter Canali who, with 60kg from the inside barrier, disputed the lead and fought out Sunday’s Bertocchi Famous Christmas Hams ...

GiGi Girl wins easily again

GiGi Girl wins easily again

Nov 25, 2015

PROGRESSIVE four-year-old GiGi Girl made it back-to-back wins when she scored at Warrnambool on Monday but remains a fair way off realising her potential. After posting a 3-1/4 length maiden victory at a Kilmore two weeks ago, she stepped up in class and distance to score ...

GiGi Girl scores dominant maiden win

GiGi Girl scores dominant maiden win

Nov 10, 2015

Jockey Craig Robertson declared there were more wins ahead for GiGi Girl after she charged home for a dominant victory at Kilmore on Monday. The four-year-old mare did a lot wrong but was far too good for her rivals in the Steven Alderman F&M Maiden Plate ...

Geelong's Sertorius does us proud against world’s best

Geelong's Sertorius does us proud against world’s best

Nov 04, 2015

SERTORIUS was as brave as ever in the 2015 Melbourne Cup finishing a creditable 12th in the capacity field of 24 on Tuesday. "We were very proud of him and his effort in Australia’s biggest race," said trainer Jamie Edwards. “He gave ...

Georgie to kick off off her career at Bendigo

Georgie to kick off off her career at Bendigo

Nov 01, 2015

STABLE apprentice Georgie Cartwright has had her riding career delayed a day and will now have her first race ride at Bendigo on Sunday. After months of hard work she will partner the Stephen Brown-trained Canali in the seventh race, the Bertocchi Christmas Hams ...

Dashing ride pays off for Tempest Rock

Dashing ride pays off for Tempest Rock

Oct 20, 2015

TEMPEST ROCK posted an overdue win with the help of a clever front-running ride from Daniel Moor at Bairnsdale on Monday. The six-year-old, who was unlucky not to win his previous start at Murtoa, made amends when Moor rode a proactive race on the gelding in the SureFoot Mat ...

Moralto posts overdue win

Moralto posts overdue win

Sep 29, 2015

HIGH Chaparral mare Moralto posted an overdue maiden victory when luck finally broke her way at Stawell on Monday. The four-year-old, who last year finished second at her first four runs, held off late challengers to land the Legends Errol Gready & Robyn O’Sullivan ...

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The "Fog" lifts

Aug 08, 2015

A HEAVY fog at Pakenham provided an appropriate backdrop and omen for one of the stable favourites on Friday. London Fog had run second at five of his last six starts but seemed attuned to the conditions when he posted his overdue win in the JJ Richards Maiden Plate ...

Sertorius close to Melbourne Cup start

Sertorius close to Melbourne Cup start

Aug 01, 2015

SERTORIUS is on the cusp of getting a start in next week’s Melbourne Cup after second acceptances were taken today. The eight-year-old is 25th in order of entry, one outside the capacity field of 24, with 42 horses still left in the Cup. If the Galileo gelding makes ...

Northern Soul shows heart to win

Northern Soul shows heart to win

Jun 29, 2015

NORTHERN SOUL won his maiden the hard way when he raced wide throughout to score at Warrnambool on Saturday. Ridden by Jake Noonan, he was a dominant $2.40 favourite and didn’t let down punters or his band of owners as he powered to the line to land the Snaauw's ...

Historic training partnership finishes

Historic training partnership finishes

Jun 28, 2015

BRUCE Elkington today announced his retirement from his training partnership with Jamie Edwards, effective at the end of the current racing season. Bruce’s partnership with Jamie Edwards “Edwards - Elkington”, commenced in 2007 and at that time was the first ...

Unlucky Moot posts maiden win

Unlucky Moot posts maiden win

Jun 17, 2015

LIGHTLY raced three-year-old Moot, who was nearly sold last spring, scored a well-deserved win at Geelong on Tuesday. The Duke Of Marmalade 3YO gelding started $2.40 favourite and made amends for two luckless seconds at his first two runs when he ground out a 1-1/4 length ...

Cool Cool World runs hot

Cool Cool World runs hot

Jun 13, 2015

LIGHTLY raced four-year-old Cool Cool World underlined his ability when he blitzed his rivals at Geelong on Friday, but whether he can realise his true potential remains to be seen. The gelding is his own worst enemy with him expending a huge amount of nervous energy on race ...

Sertorius primed to beat Cup ballot

Sertorius primed to beat Cup ballot

May 17, 2015

Sertorius will be out to book his place in October’s BMW Caulfield Cup when he lines up in Saturday’s Group 3 Bendigo Bank East Malvern MRC Foundation Cup (2000m) at Caulfield. The Jamie Edwards-trained eight-year-old goes into the race second-up after finishing ...

Owners Toast Froffy Success

Owners Toast Froffy Success

May 15, 2015

Lightly raced Bel Esprit gelding Froffy regained his best form after a frustrating back injury with an outstanding all the way win at Geelong on Tuesday. The four-year-old received a tumultuous reception from a large band of owners who were on course to witness the victory in ...

Two Classic Yearling Purchases from the Classic Sale

Two Classic Yearling Purchases from the Classic Sale

Apr 10, 2015

LOT 483 HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) / WINNER TAKE ALL (FILLY) She is a cracking filly purchased for $48,000 who is typical of the stallion HIGH CHAPARRAL. She is athletic, great moving and ticks all the boxes on type and pedigree to suggest she will become a player in some of ...

Sertorius wins Easter Cup

Sertorius wins Easter Cup

Apr 04, 2015

  Stable star Sertorius powered home to arguably the toughest win of his career in the Group 3 Easter Cup at Caulfield on Saturday. After a slow start, Sertorius showed great heart to run down Escado and score by a neck his first win since the Group Two Zipping ...

Pyxis looks promising

Pyxis looks promising

Mar 25, 2015

THREE owners found an unusual way to watch their grey filly Pyxis win her race debut when they were stranded in mid-air above Terang racecourse last Monday. Simon Farrell, Terry Lyons and Paul French (pictured) flew to the track in a helicopter but were denied permission to ...

Tale to tell at the 'Bool

Tale to tell at the 'Bool

Jan 23, 2015

Magic Millions graduate Tejano’s Tale has emerged as a promising young staying prospect posting his maiden win at his first test beyond a mile at Warrnambool on Tuesday. The three-year-old was immature when he finished last as an early two-year-old in the Magic Millions ...

Bred to win a Classic

Bred to win a Classic

Jan 22, 2015

Well bred filly Kawabata underlined her class with an emphatic win against older horses in her first staying test at only her third race start at Kilmore on Monday. Co-trainer Jamie Edwards is excited about the prospects of the daughter of Encosta De Lago who has the pedigree ...

Test  Day For Eolande

Test Day For Eolande

Jan 14, 2015

Freshwater Creek trainer Jamie Edwards is pretty sure he knows which way to go with rising star Eolande. But today's test in the Group 2 VRC Sires produce (1400m) will be confirmation. Edwards is set on heading to a 1500m race on Mornington Cup day, but a win or even top ...

Misspiel shows heart with patience.

Misspiel shows heart with patience.

Jan 14, 2015

ATTRACTIVE filly Misspiel was a classic case of patience of paying off when she posted a memorable win for her owners at Stawell on Friday. Part-owned by Geelong cardiologist Challon Murdock, the three-year-old showed great heart racing wide on the pace throughout to score a ...