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Take A Winning Bow

Take A Winning Bow

Oct 14, 2019

He showed good ability during his debut campaign and judging by the strength of his first up maiden win at Echuca on Monday, Bowing looks to have a nice career in store.Having his first run since the Warrnambool carnival in May, the big strong four-year-old New Zealand bred ...

The Manangatang Cup - Take Two!

The Manangatang Cup - Take Two!

Oct 12, 2019

It was a lovely bit of Deja vu on Saturday as the tough campaigner Not To Know took out his second consecutive Manangatang Cup.And it was on the back of similar form to his success last year too, something punters had taken note of sending him out one of the favourites in the ...

A Dream Result

A Dream Result

Oct 11, 2019

He may not have had the most ideal of runs covering ground in the 1400m maiden at Ballarat on Friday but Living The Dream was always travelling well in a smooth rhythm for Dean Yendall.Breaking through for a deserved success having not been out of the first five in her his first ...

DERBY BOUND SOUTHERN MOON BOLTS IN

DERBY BOUND SOUTHERN MOON BOLTS IN

Oct 08, 2019

"Good luck in the Derby son," declared caller Ric McIntosh as odds-on favourite Southern Moon raced away to a dominant victory in the 2000m maiden at Donald on Tuesday.It was a well deserve break through for the exciting grey who had stormed to the line in the VRC Derby Trial at ...

MOONLIGHT CHARGES INTO OAKS CONTENTION

MOONLIGHT CHARGES INTO OAKS CONTENTION

Oct 05, 2019

Every young trainer wonders who that first "it" horse is going to be, the one who has that special something, that turn of foot, that class.Just a few years into his training career and Mitch looks like he has found that horse - the exciting filly Moonlight Maid who created such ...

Broadway's Break Through

Broadway's Break Through

Oct 02, 2019

It did not take long for Broadwayandfourth to impress racegoers as she charged home to break her maiden in easy fashion at Ballarat on Tuesday - the promising three-year-old having just her second start.Catching the eye with a good finish without the best of luck when debuting ...

Bravo Bravo!

Bravo Bravo!

Sep 28, 2019

Benalla Cup Day has always been a favourite for Mitch who remembers strapping runners on the day in the earlier stages of his racing career. And he has always been aware that The Weary Dunlop,  named of course after a local icon, has been a very good race won by nice types ...

A Winning Hope

A Winning Hope

Sep 23, 2019

Sent out favourite with a drop in class at Ballarat on Sunday, Gina's Hope was seen back to her best with a barnstorming victory in the BM64 1200m contest.Not far away at her previous two outings at Sandown, the still lightly raced five-year-old was able to hold a good position ...

A Powerful Victory

A Powerful Victory

Sep 01, 2019

Breeding and racing horses is a big exercise in both patience and faith and fortunately Power Of Mandala's connections - led by the lightly raced six-year-old's proud breeder Wendy McCarthy - have both!Naming her horses after a Buddhist geometric symbol - Mandala - McCarthy has ...

Plenty Of Merit In This Win

Plenty Of Merit In This Win

Aug 26, 2019

How nice it is on those rare occasions when everything goes right in a race; it makes for exciting viewing and much joy on the line as a horse is presented with the chance to show just what he is made of.As was the case with the promising Legion Of Merit at Swan Hill on Monday, ...

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 ...