Latest News from Emsley Lodge

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 ...

Four Days gets a second Life

Four Days gets a second Life

Jan 14, 2015

UNDERRATED galloper Fourdays Of Mylife has quickly found winning form with a change of environment at Emsley Lodge proving ideal for his arthritic joints. The grey has had only three starts for the stable and stamped his class second up from a spell when he overcame a wide ...

Kawabata's classy Kilmore win

Kawabata's classy Kilmore win

Jan 08, 2015

KAWABATA'S maiden win may only have been at Kilmore but for Brian and Sally Westcott and some of their partners who owned her ill fated mother Riva San, the day will long live in their memories. Riva San’s first foal, Kawabata was orphaned in November 2011, just ...

Win $200 in The Championships Tipping Challenge

Win $200 in The Championships Tipping Challenge

Jan 02, 2015

The Championships PETSTOCK Tipping Challenge The object is to beat Peter Sandars selections and accrue the most money with a $10 win bet on your selection in each of The Championship races on Saturday April 4 and Saturday April 11. Petstock has provided ...

Macrobius scores emotional debut win

Macrobius scores emotional debut win

Dec 09, 2014

MIKE Palmer has had some great highlights as the owner of star galloper Sertorius but none matches the thrill he got from Macrobius' debut win at Geelong. The victory was more than seven years in the making and the fruition of careful planning which made the reward ever ...

Josh's hot winning streak

Josh's hot winning streak

Nov 27, 2014

EMSLEY Lodge apprentice Josh Cartwright is the talk of Adelaide's racing scene after logging an imposing strike rate in recent weeks. Josh, 20, rode seven winners from 17 rides across four Saturdays at Morphettville from November 1 to November 22 giving him big hopes of ...

Escape artist gets the money

Escape artist gets the money

Nov 26, 2014

HOME-BRED gelding Freedom Beckons is best known as an escape artist but is quickly gaining recognition for his feats on the racetrack. The four-year-old who has a knack of unlocking gates and getting loose, backed up his narrow defeat at his Geelong debut on November 8 with a ...

Emsley Lodge Sponsorship

Emsley Lodge Sponsorship

Nov 03, 2014

IT could not have worked out any better for Emsley Lodge and Geelong racing Saturday’s Group 1 Victoria Derby at Flemington was further proof the region continues to live up to its motto of the “gateway to glory”. Preferment became the first horse since ...

Sertorius lands historic awards double

Sertorius lands historic awards double

Sep 12, 2014

SERTORIUS last night made history when he became the first horse to win twice both the Geelong Racehorse of the Year and Geelong's Most Popular Racehorse. Trained by Jamie Edwards and Bruce Elkington and owned by Mike Palmer, Sertorius won the 2014 Adapt ...

Spherical soars to success

Spherical soars to success

Aug 26, 2014

Lightly raced four-year-old Spherical looks to have an exciting staying future after he bounced back from an interrupted campaign to post an impressive maiden win at Wangaratta. The son of Encosta de Lago was having first run since recovering from a cold earlier in the month ...

Oliver sold on Merchant after brave win

Oliver sold on Merchant after brave win

Aug 18, 2014

Former retired Singapore sprinter Merchant overcame a big weight disadvantage when he upset the heavily backed Lonhtime to score a tenacious win in near record time at Geelong on Sunday. Champion jockey Damien Oliver was full of praise for the eight-year-old who with 59kg ...

Sertorius eyes home track glory after abandoning Caulfield Cup plans

Sertorius eyes home track glory after abandoning Caulfield Cup plans

Aug 14, 2014

Jamie Edwards has revised plans for Sertorius after his unplaced run in the Group 1 Caulfield Stakes. The decision for the Jamie Edwards and Bruce Elkington-trained stayer came after Saturday’s unplaced run in the Group 1 Caulfield Stakes. Edwards said he was ...

Peter Sandars reflects on the USA experience

Peter Sandars reflects on the USA experience

Aug 03, 2014

Emsley Lodge's Peter Sandars accompanied stable apprentice Josh Cartwright to Sacramento for the World Apprentice Championship on July 19. Here Jamie Edwards interviews Peter about his observations on the trip.  

Geelong Cup On Tour

Geelong Cup On Tour

Aug 01, 2014

  2014 Sportingbet Geelong Cup            Stable of Stars! A group of well known local identities have been chosen to represent the 2014 Sportingbet Geelong Cup as it tours venues around our city of Geelong. Emsley Lodge were fortunate ...

Otago Miss off to the 'Bool

Otago Miss off to the 'Bool

Jul 04, 2014

R1 No.7 Otago Miss in Port Fairy F&M Maiden Plate (1000m) Josh Cartwright has been riding winners all over the country in recent weeks, including seven in the past two Adelaide Saturday meetings. Today he's riding for his masters Jamie Edwards and Bruce Elkington. ...

Big Plans for High Class Colt

Big Plans for High Class Colt

Jun 24, 2014

We have two shares left in our Inglis Premier yearling colt who is bred to be a "Classics Contender". He is by champion sire HIGH CHAPARRAL who gave us SO YOU THINK out of the multiple city winning and GROUP & LISTED placed mare SORENSTAM. He is ...

Marcello's Sonata makes winning return

Marcello's Sonata makes winning return

May 27, 2014

LIGHTLY raced Marcello's Sonata underlined his gift as a "fresh sprinter" when he defied an outside barrier to post his second win at Geelong. The gelding raced off the rail throughout Tuesday's Rex Gorell Volkswagen BM64 Handicap (1200m) with jockey Ryan ...

Consiello adds to imposing strike rate

Consiello adds to imposing strike rate

May 26, 2014

Emsley Lodge is building an imposing strike rate with its first starters after three-year-old Consiello became the third debutant to win for the stable this year. The son of Niello was pressured from start to finish but answered every challenge when he beat Oneeyed Undertaker ...

Tempest Rock wins stable debut

Tempest Rock wins stable debut

Apr 07, 2014

A CHANGE of scenery has sparked Tempest Rock to an Ararat maiden victory with his new stable. Despite a lack of success in his first 13 starts, the owners showed faith in the four-year-old and transferred him to Emsley Lodge where he has thrived in the country ...

Sertorius mates up with

Sertorius mates up with "Viper" for BMW

Apr 04, 2014

JAMIE Edwards believes recently retired moderate performer Viper Room is the secret weapon which can land Sertorius the first prize in the $2 million BMW Stakes (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday. Viper Room accompanied Sertorius to Sydney yesterday in the float and will also be ...

Lord Emsley wins again!

Lord Emsley wins again!

Mar 13, 2014

LORD Emsley has done it again. The three-year-old, who made his winning debut at Camperdown just 18 days ago, gave older horses a thrashing when he successfully graduated to 0-64 class, leading all the way at Geelong on March 13. The athletically built home-bred gelding, ...