Latest News from Emsley Lodge

Dashahoy Posts Special Win

Dashahoy Posts Special Win

Sep 18, 2013

Promising mare Dashahoy became the first homebred winner trained at Emsley Lodge when she defied her dodgy legs to win at Casterton. Ridden by Josh Cartwright, the four-year-old was having her seventh race start and took up the running early in the 1000-metres maiden, winning ...

Lerichi Wins Stable Over

Lerichi Wins Stable Over

Sep 18, 2013

She was small, fat and slow, but Lerichi is now going places. The four-year-old mare, who once looked destined for obscurity, posted her first win when she scored at Geelong on September 6 and suddenly looks to have a bright staying future. “When she first arrived she ...

Sertorius to back up in Zipping

Sertorius to back up in Zipping

Sep 13, 2013

Co-trainer Jamie Edwards can find no reason why he shouldn’t back-up his quality stayer Sertorius in Saturday’s Group 2 $350,000 Zipping Classic at Caulfield. Beaten a ‘whisker’ by Precedence in last Saturday’s Group 3 $250,000 Queen Elizabeth ...

Josh awarded Meggs Elkington Order of Merit

Josh awarded Meggs Elkington Order of Merit

Sep 13, 2013

Emsley Lodge apprentice Josh Cartwright has added the Meggs Elkington Order Of Merit to his premier country apprentice title. Bruce Elkington presented Josh with the Order Of Merit award at the Geelong Thoroughbred's Club's Geelong Racehorse of the Year Awards Gala ...

Sertorius named Geelong's best and most popular

Sertorius named Geelong's best and most popular

Sep 13, 2013

EXCITING galloper Sertorius has been crowned the 2013 Emsley Lodge Geelong Racehorse of the Year at the club's annual Gala Dinner. Owned Mike Palmer and trained by Jamie Edwards and Bruce Elkington, the son of Galileo won in a landslide result with 72.73 per cent of ...

Cup Switch for Sertorius

Cup Switch for Sertorius

Aug 27, 2013

Toorak Handicap plans for Geelong Racehorse Of The Year Sertorius have been abandoned and the gelding will now target the Cranbourne Cup (2025m) a day later on October 13. Co-trainers Jamie Edwards and Bruce Elkington made the decision with owner Mike Palmer after the ...

Viper's Victory in Synthetic Stayers Final

Viper's Victory in Synthetic Stayers Final

Aug 27, 2013

Stable plans came off when Viper Room posted the biggest win of his career in the  BC3 Thoroughbreds 2013 Winter Challenge Synthetic Stayers Series Final at Geelong. In-form stayers Bombalatomba ($2) and Jimmy’s Better ($4.60) were expected to fight out the ...

"Froffy" is now full!!!

Aug 04, 2013

THANK YOU BUT ALL SHARES IN THIS HORSE HAVE NOW BEEN SOLD. "FROFFY"   By    Bel Espirit / Leotard    3YO   Black / Brown Gelding There are  share options  (Twenty  5% shares) available if you ...

Sertorius Eyeing Off Spring Trophy

Sertorius Eyeing Off Spring Trophy

Jul 21, 2013

Sertorius will not contest his home town Cup as planned after Jamie was not one hundred per cent happy with his last track gallop going into the Group 3 race. If all goes well he will now be set for the Listed Bendigo Cup the following Wednesday, a race race Puissance De ...

Momentarily Speechless

Momentarily Speechless

Jul 19, 2013

Part-owner Yvonne Hickenbotham was rendered speechless after Une Momento scored an upset, and long awaited, win at Werribee. The rising five-year-old mare, having  just her fourth race start, defied a track bias coming from off the pace to land the TAB Werribee Cup is ...

Cats' star celebrates first winner

Cats' star celebrates first winner

Jul 11, 2013

SUCCESS is following Geelong premiership midfielder Allen Christenson away from the football field with him celebrating his first winner as a racehorse owner at Geelong on July 9. The 22-year-old is a partner in Empire Of Stone and was on track to see the four-year-old son ...

Empire strikes back for

Empire strikes back for "Bluey"

Jul 11, 2013

IT was as if four-year-old Empire Of Stone knew his managing owner Tim “Bluey” McGrath was doing it tough. Just days after the 42-year-old former champion Geelong Football Club defender announced that he was battling stage-three melanoma, the son of Starcraft, ...

Bolt ends campaign on a high

Bolt ends campaign on a high

Jul 11, 2013

SPEEDY filly They Call Me Bolt has proved a handy investment for her connections since she was purchased for her new connections late last year. The three-year-old filly posted her second win for the stable in the Become a GRC Member 0-62 Handicap 1000m at Geelong on July ...

Beaut start to Sleek's racing career

Beaut start to Sleek's racing career

Jul 05, 2013

WELL-BRED three-year-old filly Sleek Beauty is shaping as an exciting prospect after a promising start to her racing career. Bought at the Melbourne Premier Sale for $50,000 by long time stable client Domenic Romanelli, the daughter of Elusive Quality looks destined for much ...

Sertorius favourite for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Sertorius favourite for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Jun 07, 2013

GEELONG Racehorse of the Year Sertorius is primed for the Group Three Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) on the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Galileo gelding missed the Group Three Sportingbet Geelong Cup (2400m) on October 23 with a fetlock injury but bounced back ...

Mossailey sails in at bolters odds

Mossailey sails in at bolters odds

Apr 23, 2013

Consistent galloper Mossailey is on track to having his first ever city start after a timely return to winning form at Geelong. The flashy-looking five-year-old started at $31 on his home track but defied the odds to land the “Join the Briseis Club” Handicap ...

Sertorius' spring plans in motion

Sertorius' spring plans in motion

Apr 08, 2013

Co-trainer Bruce Elkington maps out spring plan to the Toorak Handicap for progressive miler Sertorius This year’s Spring Racing Carnival can’t come quick enough for Geelong-based trainer Bruce Elkington who is setting his sights on a Group 1 feature race with ...

Long term plans key to success and the future

Long term plans key to success and the future

Apr 05, 2013

A headline horse, an emotion charged win, unexpected successes, and the emergence of the stable apprentice as a force in the country riding ranks were among the highlights of a near record season for the Edwards-Elkington team. Not since the partnership was first formed six ...

A Celebrity Tale for Markovic

A Celebrity Tale for Markovic

Apr 01, 2013

Celebrity Syndications Offer Well Grown Black Colt Dan Markovic, an impassioned owner, has launched his own syndication company titled 'Celebrity'. How fitting it is then to have Francesca Cumani explain the points of a horse, using, this black colt as her model for ...

Hospital staff repaid when filly bolts in

Hospital staff repaid when filly bolts in

Mar 18, 2013

JAMIE Edwards was able to pay back some of the staff at Geelong Hospital who attended him after a horror track fall last month when They Call Me Bolt scored its first win for the stable at Geelong. Several members of the hospital emergency department form part of the ...

Trackwork @ Emsley

Trackwork @ Emsley

Mar 01, 2013

Josh and Sean taking a few through their paces @ Emsley Lodge.

Dancez Vous breaks drought for owner

Dancez Vous breaks drought for owner

Mar 01, 2013

  The stable was pleased that it finally broke a long drought for owner Rob Windmill when Dancez Vous posted his maiden win at Donald on Friday, February 22. Dancez Vous was Rob’s first winner for 11 years and five days and he races the five-year-old with his ...

Stable builds

Stable builds "classic" army

Feb 08, 2013

  THE Edwards-Elkington team is well on its way to building a “classic” army. The stable has targeted Oaks and Derby prospects at the recent Magic Millions and Karaka yearling sales with outstanding results. Already five yearlings have been secured ...

Sceptred Strikes

Sceptred Strikes

Jan 21, 2013

It was exciting to see Sceptred Isle get her maiden win on the board in the  "Flemings Rental Plate" over 1400 metres in front of a huge crowd at Camperdown on Saturday. Under the expert guidance of jockey Jack Hill  the 4YO Rahy mare was taken to the ...