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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 ...

Pelonomena Races Away

Pelonomena Races Away

Mar 20, 2019

She wasn't in front, then she was, then she wasn't, then she was.Drawn awkwardly in a small field at Sandown on Wednesday afternoon, promising mare Pelonomena was outside the leaders during the early stages of the 2100m BM78 contest - and by the 1600m she was in front.But then ...

Pelonomena Charges

Pelonomena Charges

Mar 13, 2019

"I was thinking what everyone else was thinking - 'where the hell is he going to go?!'" laughed Dean Yendall after promising mare Pelonomena raced away to an easy victory at Echuca last Sunday.From barrier one the daughter of Melbourne Cup hero Americain enjoyed a good run along ...

Bravo Again!

Bravo Again!

Feb 24, 2019

What great joy and relief it is to have the talented but enigmatic galloper Bravo Tango back in such great form this time in - the still lightly raced four-year-old impressing when taking out a BM70 event at Sandown earlier in the month and again looking the goods saluting at ...

Bravo Bravo!

Bravo Bravo!

Feb 07, 2019

What a satisfying feeling it was watching Bravo Tango launch from the 200m at Sandown on Wednesday evening, the horse who has always shown such good natural ability at times testing everyone's patience with a few runs well below what he is capable of.But, on the back of a spell ...

Mrs Bignell Flying!

Mrs Bignell Flying!

Jan 23, 2019

Congratulations and thank you to Jessica Eaton who was thrilled to break her Warrnambool duck on Tuesday and we are delighted that she did so on our very own Mrs Bignell."That is a great thrill for me," Eaton enthused - "I have wanted to win a race here for ages and I have ...

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Dec 24, 2018

We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank each of our owners for their support throughout the year of 2018. We are looking forward to 2019 which hopefully will bring plenty of winners for ...

None Better Than A Winning Double!

None Better Than A Winning Double!

Dec 22, 2018

How lovely it was to provide Dylan Dunn with his sixth winner on a memorable day at Colac on Saturday; aptly after such a riding display the horse in question being called None Better!The second leg of a winning double for the stable (and we went close to three from three with ...

A Milestone!

A Milestone!

Dec 22, 2018

Coming into the fifth race at Colac on Saturday and already in-form rider Dylan Dunn had won three races (from as many rides) and it was great for us that he bought that confidence to his ride on the game mare Mrs Bignell.Having her first run since mid-June, the six-year-old ...

Go Gina!

Go Gina!

Dec 06, 2018

It is never ideal to see an odds-on favourite spotting the field a length or so in running but despite always being a clear last Gina's Hope didn't really give connections and punters any concern as she travelled so sweetly during the running of the BM58 1200m contest at Echuca ...

Danigree Delivers

Danigree Delivers

Dec 06, 2018

How nice it is when everything goes just to plan;not something always easy to achieve in horse racing! But that was just the case with Danigree at Hamilton on Tuesday with the six-year-old enjoying a lovely run throughout under the guidance of Jarrod Fry.Settling midfield with ...

OWNER OF THE MONTH - BRUCE PITTS

OWNER OF THE MONTH - BRUCE PITTS

Nov 21, 2018

When one's first horse is a good one, the pattern is set for the rest of one's racing life. Once you have experienced the adrenalin, the joy, the celebrations and the pride there is no way you are not having another horse - and another, and another...Just ask Bruce Pitts who ...

Plan For Second Up Success

Plan For Second Up Success

Nov 18, 2018

What a stellar second up record the tough and honest Fast Plan boasts, the five-year-old in four preparations saluting at his second run back on three occasions with the most recent of those successes coming at Geelong on Sunday.Despite running such a great race first up, Fast ...

Gina's Hope Charges!

Gina's Hope Charges!

Nov 16, 2018

There is a certain amount of added pressure when a horse is a short priced favourite but Mitch Freedman and Jarrod Fry being the laid back combination they are were more confident than nervous when Gina's Hope made her way to Kyneton on Friday.Whilst caller Adam Crettendon ...

Patricia Anne breaks through

Patricia Anne breaks through

Oct 21, 2018

It was lovely to have Patricia Anne break through for her first Australian win at Cranbourne on Sunday, and what tough style she did it in - gamely chasing down the leader and putting her nose out right on the line.Not having a great deal of room approaching the turn, the ...

Siblings Salute

Siblings Salute

Oct 20, 2018

What a great week it has been for our wonderful client Bruce Pitts with his two home-bred horses - the brother and sister Not To Know and Unbeknown - both in winning form!Last weekend cheering home the former to a victory in the Manangatang Cup, Bruce was on course at ...

Manangatang Cup for Not To Know

Manangatang Cup for Not To Know

Oct 16, 2018

It may have taken Manangatang Cup favourite Not To Know a long time to get to the lead - the eight-year-old involved in a lengthy battle with Bonville - but once there he pricked his ears and travelled sweetly.Giving a nice kick into the straight, Not To Know was challenged from ...

Unbeknown Relishes Distance Rise

Unbeknown Relishes Distance Rise

Sep 21, 2018

With each step up in distance the promising lightly raced mare Unbeknown has shown improvement; green but sound over 1100m at debut, a bit closer up over 1400m second up and third up over 1900m at Geelong on Friday she was a dominant winner.Always travelling well behind a strong ...

Kev Kicks Strongly

Kev Kicks Strongly

Sep 19, 2018

The field was strung out for much of the 1600m of the BM58 contest at Pakenham on Tuesday and our fellow Kev's Lad was one of the horses doing the chasing from a bit better than midfield.When leader Thee Jenner kicked clear into the straight the task for those behind looked a ...

Two Out Of Three for Miss Excess

Two Out Of Three for Miss Excess

Sep 04, 2018

Changing Miss Excess' training around a bit this time in has certainly done the trick with the five-year-old mare racing in career best form; first up racing away to an easy victory at Bendigo, covering ground when a gallant second at Sale en route to another smart win at ...

Danigree Drives To The Line

Danigree Drives To The Line

Sep 01, 2018

It did not take long for the handy Danigree to find winning form this campaign, the six-year-old at just his second start this time in proving too strong for his rivals at Warracknabeal on Saturday.Somewhat unlucky having missed the start when resuming at Warrnambool early last ...

Miss Excess Flies Fresh

Miss Excess Flies Fresh

Jul 24, 2018

It was a dominant first up victory recorded by Miss Excess at Bendigo on Sunday, the honest four-year-old travelling nicely back in the field for Clayton Douglas and able to dash clear once finding her feet in the run home.Whilst there was a bit of trouble turning, a split ...