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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, ...

Merchant sells new beginning

Merchant sells new beginning

Feb 27, 2014

Sensationally backed ex-Singapore sprinter set to make Australian debut at Geelong Having forced his way out of retirement, former Singapore sprinter Merchant makes his debut for co-trainers Jamie Edwards and Bruce Elkington in the $35,000 Geelong Cup Packages 22nd October ...

Sertorius just misses with eye-catching run in Futurity

Sertorius just misses with eye-catching run in Futurity

Feb 24, 2014

SERTORIUS is on track for the Sydney autumn carnival after a powerhouse performance and seemingly unlucky second in the Group One Futurity Stakes at Caulfield. First-up since the spring, Sertorius missed the start by two lengths and flashed home the last 100 metres to run ...

Lord Emsley honours name with debut win

Lord Emsley honours name with debut win

Feb 24, 2014

EMSLEY Lodge homebred Lord Emsley hinted that he may be up to city class after he scored a tenacious all the way debut win at Camperdown. After encouraging recent trials, hopes were high that the three-year-old son of Churchill Downs would launch his career with a victory, ...

Owners shout as Froffy wins debut

Owners shout as Froffy wins debut

Feb 17, 2014

A LARGE band of excited owners almost drowned out the racecaller when Froffy led all the way to score an upset win at his race debut at Terang. Stable apprentice Josh Cartwright said it was rare to hear the crowd while riding in a race, but cheers for the Bel Esprit ...

Time ‘Wright for in-form apprentice

Time ‘Wright for in-form apprentice

Jan 29, 2014

Josh Cartwright one of many apprentices keen to embrace time on city stage Like any eager young jockey, Josh Cartwright wanted to be a part of the metropolitan racing scene as early as possible. The boy from Albury understood he had to cut his teeth on the provincial ...

Empire of Stone toughs out dead heat

Empire of Stone toughs out dead heat

Dec 12, 2013

EMPIRE Of Stone’s tenacity was the most pleasing aspect of his first up performance when he scrapped out a dead-heat when resuming at Pakenham. Having his first run since July, the five-year-old duelled for the lead throughout the race with Dashing Emma and half way up ...

Severn Road delivers Cup Glory

Severn Road delivers Cup Glory

Dec 12, 2013

FIVE-YEAR-OLD Severn Road has always raced in the shadow of his more celebrated stablemate Sertorius, but he joined him as a country cup winner with a heart stopping victory at Traralgon. For weeks Jamie Edwards and Bruce Ekington had planned the $50,000 UNIBET TRARALGON CUP ...

Bolt strikes first up

Bolt strikes first up

Dec 10, 2013

ULTRA-CONSISTENT mare They Call Me Bolt looks set for a big campaign after a stunning all the way win at Pakenham. A lightning fast start set up a winning return to the track for the daughter of Gonski who was only 80 per cent for the 1000-metre assignment in the 3GG 531 ...

Cup optimism for Sertorius

Cup optimism for Sertorius

Nov 20, 2013

EMSLEY Lodge can aim Sertorius with some certainty at next year’s Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. The Mike Palmer-owned six-year-old passed the first ballot clause for both cups when he won the Bendigo Cup (2400m) on October 30, while his victory in the Group Two ...

Sertorius zips up stellar spring

Sertorius zips up stellar spring

Nov 17, 2013

SERTORIUS has the prestigious autumn races and next year’s Caulfield and Melbourne Cup in his sights after winning the Group Two Zipping Classic at Caulfield. The six-year-old breezed through his first test at weight-for-age in the 2400-metre Zipping with the aid of a ...

Sertorius salutes in Bendigo Cup

Sertorius salutes in Bendigo Cup

Nov 01, 2013

Sertorius puts distance doubts behind him to win Bendigo feature Sertorius showed he had no concerns with his first try at 2400 metres scoring a strong win in today’s $240,000 Listed Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m). Originally set for the Toorak Handicap, the Spring ...

Torsion Turns Corner

Torsion Turns Corner

Oct 21, 2013

The flexibility to be able to train out of a spelling paddock at Emsley Lodge has proved a winning formula for lightly raced five-year-old Torsion. The son of Carnegie underlined the importance of the farm environment when he regained winning form, powering home to score at ...

Cartwright's City Breakthrough

Cartwright's City Breakthrough

Oct 07, 2013

In-form filly provides apprentice hoop with his first Melbourne winner Apprentice Josh Cartwright scored his first Victorian city winner today partnering the Robbie Griffiths-trained Romancingthestone to win the $80,000 Claire Andrews Handicap (1000m) at Caulfield. It was ...

Marcello's Sonata on Song at Geelong

Marcello's Sonata on Song at Geelong

Oct 02, 2013

Marcello’s Sonata is another success story for the facilities at Emsley Lodge after defying vets and winning his maiden as a five-year-old. Locally bred by Wayne Jennings, the son of Galileo was not expected to race after he badly bowed a tendon as young horse, but ...