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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 ...

Severn on the road to Banjo Patterson

Severn on the road to Banjo Patterson

Jan 01, 2013

  The Edwards-Elkington stable has the important Banjo Paterson Series as a goal for emerging stayer Severn Road, who posted his biggest success in the Willaura Cup at Ararat on April 28. The Al Maher four-year-old made it four wins from 15 starts in the 2000-metre ...

Debutante Dashahoy

Debutante Dashahoy

Dec 26, 2012

Freshwater Creek trainer Jamie Edwards only needs to look at first starter Dashahoy to realise he has cemented himself in Geelong's racing industry. The three-year old filly will make her debut in the Wilsons Real Estate Maiden Plate (1200m) at Geelong Synthetic today, ...

Ripper Result a dead-Sert boost

Ripper Result a dead-Sert boost

Dec 20, 2012

"Bloody Ripper" - thats the best way to describe Sertorius' dominant win at Flemington on Saturday, according to local trainer Jamie Edwards. Claiming the $100,000 Antler Luggage Handicap (2000m) was never going to be easy. Sertorius had to step up in distance, ...

Gael storms to victory at Cranbourne

Gael storms to victory at Cranbourne

Dec 15, 2012

Consistent mare Gaelstorm took another significant step towards fulfilling her potential with her dominant win in the Procon Developments Handicap (1200m) at Cranbourne. Gaelstorm has proven a source of slight frustration for training partners Jamie Edwards and Bruce ...

Warrnambool double for Edwards Elkington Racing

Warrnambool double for Edwards Elkington Racing

Nov 10, 2012

Grand campaigner Bioko produced a magnificent performance to begin a winning double for Edwards Elkington Racing in the Northpoint Liquor Rating 68 Handicap (2350m) at Warrnambool. Bioko recorded back-to-back wins at Hamilton and Swan Hill in September and October before ...

Five straight now for unstoppable Sertorius

Five straight now for unstoppable Sertorius

Nov 10, 2012

Geelong training partners Bruce Elkington and Jamie Edwards are eyeing off a possible Ballarat Cup start for Sertorius after the emerging talent notched his fifth straight win in the Antler Luggage Handicap (2000m) at Flemington. Sertorius stamped himself as one of the stars ...

Edwards-Elkington Stable Hot for Spring

Edwards-Elkington Stable Hot for Spring

Nov 02, 2012

The Edwards-Elkington stable has had a remarkable start of the season and the success is set to continue as it builds momentum into the spring. The training partnership has stormed into the top 20 on the Victorian trainers’ premiership with six wins in two weeks from ...

Singapore star joins stable

Singapore star joins stable

Nov 01, 2012

JAMIE Edwards is optimistic that international Group One performer Trafalgar Legacy can build on his reputation in Australia with a scheduled racetrack comeback in the autumn. The Group One Singapore Derby (2000m) placegetter who broke down after finishing fourth in last ...

Upcoming  Yearling  Sales

Upcoming Yearling Sales

Nov 01, 2012

Jamie is attending the 2013 Magic Millions Yearling Sales  on the Gold Coast from the 8th January and both Jamie and Bruce will be at the Karaka 2013 Premier Yearling Sales in New Zealand on the 28th and 29th of January. If you are interested in a particular lot number ...

Josh bags Ballan Cup Day Treble

Josh bags Ballan Cup Day Treble

Oct 20, 2012

Josh Cartwright, apprentice jockey for the Edwards / Elkington stable was successful with a treble at the Ballan Cup day meeting on Saturday at Geelong. Josh rode his treble to scoop both feature races, the Ballan Cup and the Cornerstone Stud Rosebowl. It was Josh's ...