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Woolsthorpe Reigns at Mount Gambier

Woolsthorpe Reigns at Mount Gambier

Dec 06, 2019

Mount Gambier is not just around the corner but the long drive was a worthy one on the back of an easy maiden victory for Woolsthorpe Reign on Friday.Having just her fourth start, the chestnut was nicely placed up in distance having finished off well over 1200m when resuming at ...

Breaking Rivals Hearts!

Breaking Rivals Hearts!

Dec 04, 2019

How nice it was to see everything go right for Briseur De Coeur at Sandown on Wednesday, the lightly raced and promising three-year-old not enjoying the best of luck at his first two starts... with a better run in transit able to show much what he is made of!Settling nicely ...

Take A Bow!

Take A Bow!

Nov 29, 2019

"Here comes the 747 Bowing!" declared the race caller as our big boy charged to the line at Bendigo on Thursday - doing a great job winning his second race from just three runs this time in.A horse who has always shown talent - given time after finishing close up at his first ...

More Photos from the Stable Open Day

More Photos from the Stable Open Day

Nov 25, 2019

A big turn-out enjoyed learning more about the stable's operations, meeting the staff and the lovely equine team!

Annual Stable Open Day

Annual Stable Open Day

Nov 25, 2019

A big thank you to all who attended our stable open day on Saturday, it was a great success!

Dream Zooms!

Dream Zooms!

Nov 22, 2019

Prominent owner John Richards has already lived the dream as part owner of Melbourne Cup hero Prince Of Penzance and now he has another very nice horse on his hands in the shape of his home-bred entire Living The Dream.Well supported in the betting when having his first start in ...

OWNER OF THE MONTH - Mike Hirst

OWNER OF THE MONTH - Mike Hirst

Nov 22, 2019

"The aim," said Mike Hirst, "has always been to breed a Derby winner."And how close the passionate racing fan went this year when Southern Moon stormed home to a courageous second to Warning in the Flemington Classic.There is quite the back story to that talented 3Y0... how he ...

Moonlight Maid - Marvellous in the Oaks!

Moonlight Maid - Marvellous in the Oaks!

Nov 07, 2019

Yet another successful spring carnival day for the stable with the exciting filly Moonlight Maid so gallant finishing third in the VRC Oaks! A great effort from all involved and we are very proud to have prepared placegetters in both of the week's 3Y0 Classics.

Dream Big!

Dream Big!

Nov 06, 2019

"We've got a really good bunch of three-year-olds," said a happy Mitchell Freedman after an impressive performance by the exciting colt Zorro's Dream at Kyneton on Wednesday.Still on a high on the back of great Flemington carnival performances by Southern Moon and Bravo Tango - ...

A Flemington First!

A Flemington First!

Nov 06, 2019

A magical moment to be long treasured... our first Melbourne Cup Carnival winner! And on Melbourne Cup Day too, when all racing eyes are on Flemington... how exciting to think of the tens of thousands of people who were watching on as our very own Bravo Tango so gamely stretched ...

C'Mon Carmen!

C'Mon Carmen!

Nov 05, 2019

Part of a great week was a win by the promising filly Carmen Sandiego who, as an odds-on favourite, proved just too strong for her rivals in an Echuca maiden on Melbourne Cup Day.Enjoying a drop in class having taken on some nice types at her previous start at Caulfield, the ...

Southern Moon's Derby 2nd!

Southern Moon's Derby 2nd!

Nov 03, 2019

The $2 million Gr.1 VRC Derby, one of the oldest and most respected races in the country, a supreme test of three-year-old class... and our boy Southern Moon was right there in the thick of things!At just his sixth start finishing a gallant second to Warning in what looks to be ...

Broadwayandfourth's Brilliant Blacktype!

Broadwayandfourth's Brilliant Blacktype!

Oct 26, 2019

The spring carnival is proving a great one for the stable, on the back of her Edward Manifold Stakes victory Moonlight Maid finishing on gamely when second in the Moonee Valley Vase on Saturday.And though she was so gallant in defeat, her Gr.2 second not the highlight of the day ...

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 ...