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He's A Winning Lumberjack

He's A Winning Lumberjack

Aug 20, 2019

What looked to be a sticky situation for Urban Lumberjack at Ballarat on Monday actually turned out to be in the lightly raced and promising four-year-old's favour... as jockey Jarrod Fry explained.We ended up in an awkward spot," he said - noting that the gelding did not have a ...

Roses Aplenty

Roses Aplenty

Aug 12, 2019

Always keeping a horse's individual needs in the top of his mind when preparing them to race, Mitch is well aware that each horse requires different sorts of work. And with No More Roses it is a case of plenty of it!"She is a really big mare who has taken a lot of work to get ...

Deserved Success For Hard Up

Deserved Success For Hard Up

Aug 06, 2019

Two years and one day. Since Hard Up was last in the winner's circle, making his gutsy victory at Echuca on Monday a well deserved one!It had been a long wait between drinks for connections but Hard Up who had been patient as the son of Hard Spun recovered from injury, one which ...

Harry In A Hurry

Harry In A Hurry

Jul 10, 2019

A masterclass display of riding by Jessica Eaton saw Captain Harry record an exciting victory at Sandown on Wednesday, the four-year-old from an outside gate finding a nice position along the rails - always travelling well though a long way off the front runners.But Eaton was ...

Too Fast!

Too Fast!

Jul 09, 2019

A milestone for Fast Plan at Pakenham today; in recording the fifth success of his 29 start career the consistent five-year-old was able to increase his prize money tally beyond six figures.And he did it easy style too, settling back in a race run to suit - peeling out into the ...

Unbeknown Wins Protest

Unbeknown Wins Protest

Jun 28, 2019

At first it appeared that a bold move by the in-form Jarrod Fry to steer Unbeknown to the outside fence at Moe on Thursday had not paid off - though it very nearly did with the five-year-old only just missing out on the prize.But with the margin so small and interference ...

Three Times Lucky

Three Times Lucky

Jun 26, 2019

She was rising in class, up a little in weight, up a bit in distance. But none of that was able to impede Lucky Wick as she raced away to an easy victory at Sandown on Wednesday - her third win in a row!Sent out at nice odds despite the dominance of her two previous wins in a ...

Luck Strikes Again

Luck Strikes Again

Jun 15, 2019

What a great addition to the stable Lucky Wick is proving to be, the up-and-coming mare winning a Hamilton BM58 contest in easy fashion at just her second start for us - going right on with the job with an even more impressive victory at BM64 level at Geelong on Friday.Having ...

Moon Shines At Debut

Moon Shines At Debut

Jun 15, 2019

How apt it was that the very first winner by the triple Group winner Puissance de Lune be trained by Mitchell Freedman and be owned by John Sutcliffe and Gerry Ryan.Whilst Freedman had a lot to do with the high class grey during his racing career, Ryan raced the horse, ...

Dee Jay Breaks Through

Dee Jay Breaks Through

Jun 14, 2019

It was a deserved break through for the consistent Dee Jay Artie at Ballarat on Thursday, the three-year-old having been so honest in the lead up to his maiden victory - game finishing in the placings at three his five previous outings.Not having the best of luck when forced ...

Two In A Row For Captain Harry

Two In A Row For Captain Harry

May 29, 2019

A rise in class proved no problem for Captain Harry as he recorded a second consecutive win with a tough performance at Hamilton on Tuesday - relishing the heavy conditions and responding well to a lovely ride by Jessica Eaton.Not the best away, Captain Harry was patiently ...

Lucky Burns The Track!

Lucky Burns The Track!

May 29, 2019

How good it was to see Lucky Wick so quickly strike winning form for the stable, the former South Australian coming to us from her previous trainers Wayne Francis & Glen Kent in great condition, giving us plenty to work with!Not having the best of runs from a wide gate when ...

Ransom Makes Money!

Ransom Makes Money!

May 28, 2019

It is never an easy task for a horse to make his way back into form off injury and the connections of Ransom Money have had to be patient, the bay needing a fair bit of time and care having suffered from a suspensory problem last year.Off the scene between July 2018 and April ...

Ajuda All The Way

Ajuda All The Way

May 21, 2019

What a deserved victory it was for the speedy and tough Ajuda at Moe on Thursday, the five-year-old in the winners circle for the first time in 12 months having been game finishing in the first five at each of her five previous outings.It has been a consistent debut campaign for ...

3 - Kev's Lad Makes It A Great Day!

3 - Kev's Lad Makes It A Great Day!

May 13, 2019

It was expected that Kev's Lad might find the 1200m of Sunday's BM64 contest a little short, both Mitch and jockey Brad Rawiller expecting that he would be finishing off strongly with a win next time out on the cards.But it was a pleasant surprise to see the honest four-year-old ...

2 - Elton Sings A Winning Tune

2 - Elton Sings A Winning Tune

May 13, 2019

Sometimes something just clicks in the mind of the thoroughbred - we don't always know what it is, but when he decides that he rather enjoys the sensation of victory - there is cause for celebration!Elton's Song had hardly been flying in the lead up to Sunday's 1500m maiden at ...

1 - Suzie Runs Away

1 - Suzie Runs Away

May 13, 2019

She has been a horse with issues but she is also a horse with talent and Runaway Suzie was able to put her best hoof forward when coming the very first winner on the new Ballarat synthetic track on Sunday.Settling last of the seven runners contesting the 1200m maiden, the ...

Captain Salutes

Captain Salutes

May 12, 2019

It has taken Captain Harry a bit longer to settle in at our stables than some of our other newcomers but he is now getting his act well and truly together - as evidenced by his dominant victory at Donald on Saturday.Getting back off a tardy start, the four-year-old ended up a ...

Mrs Is A Big Winner

Mrs Is A Big Winner

May 10, 2019

Every horse is different and one of the advantages of a hands-on trainer such as Mitchell Freedman as that he gets to know each one's quirks, thus getting the best out of them - which is why Mrs Bignell is now a five times winner despite still being a maiden when she joined the ...

Two Good!

Two Good!

Apr 27, 2019

Adelaide had been a happy hunting ground for Artie Dee Two in the past and we were happy to take him back to Morphettville on Saturday - happier still when he charged home to record a convincing victory at just his third start for the stable. Close up at his first two runs for ...

Rock On!

Rock On!

Apr 23, 2019

It was a month between runs for the up-and-comer Amerock but there was still an air of confidence surrounding the four-year-old as he returned to Ballarat on Tuesday - the chestnut up in weight but contesting a similar race to the 2000m BM64 contest he won late last ...

Pelonomena Snares Terang Cup

Pelonomena Snares Terang Cup

Apr 14, 2019

Four starts for the stable - three wins, the impressive record put together by the gutsy mare Pelonomena who showed so much heart claiming Sunday's $70,000 Terang Cup.It was a third win in a row for the daughter of Melbourne Cup hero Americain and she had to dig on all of her ...

Battle Winner

Battle Winner

Apr 01, 2019

Slowly away, settling a clear last. In the early stages of the 1100m 3Y0 Maiden Plate at Hamilton on Monday it did not look as though our debutant Battle Master was going to play much of a part... he just had so many lengths to make up.Still at the rear approaching straight, the ...

Amerock Applauded

Amerock Applauded

Mar 25, 2019

With his big group of exceptionally happy owners on course to cheer him on, it was good that Amerock chose Sunday to stick his nose out for a home-track victory in the 2000m BM64 contest.Wildly applauded back to scale, the consistent four-year-old is much loved by his ...