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Wave Dancing breaks through at the Coast

Aug 04, 2011

Wave Dancing broke through this afternoon at the Gold Coastin the 1400m Class 1 Hcp. Ben Looker rode her to perfection in getting her into a handy position just behind the speed. Shesettled well & peeled off the leader's back on straightening forhome & let go with a ...

Chief powers home.

Jul 30, 2011

Joint Chiefs returned to the winner's stall this afternoon at Doomben in the Open Hcp over 1200m. Ridden by 2kg claiming apprentice Ben Looker, Joint Chiefs sat back off a good tempo in the back 1/2 of the field. When Ben got him to the outside, he lengthened stride & ...

Chief powers home.

Jul 30, 2011

Joint Chiefs returned to the winner's stall this afternoon atDoomben in the Open Hcp over 1200m. Ridden by 2kg claiming apprentice Ben Looker, Joint Chiefs sat back off a good tempo in the back 1/2 of the field. When Ben got him to the outside, he lengthened stride & motored ...

A Pretty Composed win

A Pretty Composed win

Jul 29, 2011

Pretty Composed kept her cool at Ipswich this afternoon when she broke her maiden status in Ipswich Knights Soccer Club Maiden Plate over 800m. This 3yo filly by Stravinsky went to the barrier as $1.50 favourite at Doomben in October of last year when she unfortunately took ...

A Pretty Composed win

A Pretty Composed win

Jul 29, 2011

Pretty Composed kept her cool at Ipswich this afternoon when she broke her maiden status in Ipswich Knights Soccer Club Maiden Plate over 800m.This 3yo filly by Stravinsky went to the barrier as $1.50 favourite at Doomben in October of last year when she unfortunately took ...

Frosty brings in a cool change for the Stable

Frosty brings in a cool change for the Stable

Jul 16, 2011

Frosty made a triumphant return to the racetrack today at Doomben in the  Open Hcp 1010m. Ridden by 3kg claiming Apprentice Ben Looker, Frosty began well from barrier 6 & settled on the fence in behind the leaders. Coming to the corner, Frosty was travelling into ...

Frosty brings in a cool change for the Stable

Frosty brings in a cool change for the Stable

Jul 16, 2011

Frosty made a triumphant return to the racetrack today at Doomben in the Open Hcp 1010m.Ridden by 3kg claiming Apprentice Ben Looker, Frosty began well from barrier 6 & settled on the fence in behind the leaders. Coming to the corner, Frosty was travelling into the race ...

Quiet time in the Stable is soon to change

Quiet time in the Stable is soon to change

Apr 19, 2011

The Stable has been quiet over the last few months with most of the team out having breaks or on the way up again. Brian has used this quieter time to concentrate on the Yearling Sales both in New Zealand & Australia. Brian purchased 7 lovely types for clients at these ...

Afleet Rapper returns after lengthy spell

Afleet Rapper returns after lengthy spell

Apr 19, 2011

Afleet Rapper returned to racing last Saturday at Doomben after a lengthy spell due to a tendon injury. The gelding showed promise as an upcoming staying type earlier in his career before his enforced layoff. He has been in & out of the stables a couple of times during ...

Quiet time in the Stable is soon to change

Quiet time in the Stable is soon to change

Apr 19, 2011

The Stable has been quiet over the last few months with most of the team out having breaks or on the way up again.Brian has used this quieter time to concentrate on the Yearling Sales both in New Zealand & Australia. Brian purchased 7 lovely types for clients at these sales ...

Afleet Rapper returns after lengthy spell

Afleet Rapper returns after lengthy spell

Apr 19, 2011

Afleet Rapper returned to racing last Saturday at Doomben after a lengthy spell due to a tendon injury. The gelding showed promise as an upcoming staying type earlier in his career before his enforced layoff.He has been in & out of the stables a couple of times during his ...

Duke of Danes breaks through at Caloundra

Duke of Danes breaks through at Caloundra

Feb 17, 2011

After a heart-breaking run of minor placings, Duke of Danes repaid connections patience with a strong win at Caloundra in a Class 1 1200m Hcp. Bouncing rom a an outside barrier, Mitchell would allowed the gelding to come across the field on his own terms to sit back off to ...

Duke of Danes breaks through at Caloundra

Duke of Danes breaks through at Caloundra

Feb 17, 2011

After a heart-breaking run of minor placings, Duke of Danes repaid connections patience with a strong win at Caloundra in a Class 1 1200m Hcp.Bouncing rom a an outside barrier, Mitchell would allowed the gelding to come across the field on his own terms to sit back off to the ...

Nupste salutes on Australia Day

Nupste salutes on Australia Day

Feb 02, 2011

Nupste ran up to her good trial form & unlucky fourth when first up with a Strong win at Warwick Farm on Australia Day in the a 3yo OMW Hcp 1000m. Ridden by Nathan Berry, she began very well & settled just of the speed to travel in 3rd position on the fence. Coming ...

Nupste salutes on Australia Day

Nupste salutes on Australia Day

Feb 02, 2011

Nupste ran up to her good trial form & unlucky fourth when first up with a Strong win at Warwick Farm on Australia Day in the a 3yo OMW Hcp 1000m.Ridden by Nathan Berry, she began very well & settled just of the speed to travel in 3rd position on the fence. Coming to the ...

Norteno breaks through for Qld win

Norteno breaks through for Qld win

Sep 18, 2010

Norteno opened his Queensland account with a strong win in a 1616m Class 6 plate at Doomben today. Ridden by 3kg claiming Apprentice Justin Wood, Norteno got in well under the set weight conditions to carry 51.5kgs. m After beginning well, Wood postioned Norteno just off ...

Norteno breaks through for Qld win

Norteno breaks through for Qld win

Sep 18, 2010

Norteno opened his Queensland account with a strong win in a 1616m Class 6 plate at Doomben today.Ridden by 3kg claiming Apprentice Justin Wood, Norteno got in well under the set weight conditions to carry 51.5kgs. mAfter beginning well, Wood postioned Norteno just off the speed ...

Grading wins first up.

Grading wins first up.

Aug 20, 2010

Grading broke her Maiden status with a lovely first up win over 1350m at Ipswich today. Ridden by Michael Cahill, Grading began well & settled midfield, but was caught 3 wide from her outside alley. Michael kept her balanced in runnng & allowed her to travel forward ...

Grading wins first up.

Grading wins first up.

Aug 20, 2010

Grading broke her Maiden status with a lovely first up win over 1350m at Ipswich today.Ridden by Michael Cahill, Grading began well & settled midfield, but was caught 3 wide from her outside alley. Michael kept her balanced in runnng & allowed her to travel forward ...

Joint Chiefs back with a bang!

Joint Chiefs back with a bang!

Aug 14, 2010

Joint Chiefs returned to winning form with a devastating victory at Doomben. Ridden by Michael Cahill, he settled on the fence just off the pace & was always travelling well in running. Coming to the corner, he just needed to get out & into clear running. He pushed ...

Joint Chiefs back with a bang!

Joint Chiefs back with a bang!

Aug 14, 2010

Joint Chiefs returned to winning form with a devastating victory at Doomben.Ridden by Michael Cahill, he settled on the fence just off the pace & was always travelling well in running. Coming to the corner, he just needed to get out & into clear running. He pushed his ...

Dave The Dude too strong at Canterbury

Jun 10, 2010

Dave The Dude went on his winning way from the Beaudesert Hibernian Cup 2450m last start to the theraces.com.au BM 71 2800m at Canterbury Park on Wednesday June 9. Ridden by experienced horseman Grant Buckley, Dave The Dude sat off the speed in a slowly run first-half of the ...

Dave The Dude too strong at Canterbury

Jun 10, 2010

Dave The Dude went on his winning way from the Beaudesert Hibernian Cup 2450m last start to the theraces.com.au BM 71 2800m at Canterbury Park on Wednesday June 9.Ridden by experienced horseman Grant Buckley, Dave The Dude sat off the speed in a slowly run first-half of the ...

Show Business gets her act together

May 02, 2010

Show Business returned from a spell with a strong first-up Maiden victory over 1400m this afternoon at Caloundra.    Patiently ridden by Michael Cahill, she began well & settled mid-field in a lovely spot over on the fence.   Coming to the 800m ...