Latest News from MJ Williams Thoroughbred Training

Mick's Hustler Turns Form Around

Mick's Hustler Turns Form Around

Dec 09, 2017

Seven year old Mick's Hustler was able to turn his form around by taking out the 1600m BM64 at Stawell on Saturday.  Coming off a few average runs, the step out in distance seems to have suited.Ridden by claiming apprentice Liam Riordan he was slightly slow away from the ...

Maiden Victory For You Would Think

Maiden Victory For You Would Think

Dec 04, 2017

Luckless 4 yo So You Think mare, You Would Think was able to break her maiden today at Terang in convincing fashion.  Having her third start for our stable after a transfer from the Hayes, Hayes and Dabernig yard, she finally found some luck in running to take out the ...

Sibling Success In Geelong Stable Double

Sibling Success In Geelong Stable Double

Nov 20, 2017

A winning double for the team at Geelong yesterday with homebred filly Maeve In Manhattan breaking her maiden ridden by Damien Thornton, while progressive Onemorenomore gelding Paremuus Boy ridden by Damien's sister Steph Thornton, was able to bring up his third win on the ...

Prince Wins On Ladies Day

Prince Wins On Ladies Day

Nov 10, 2017

Lightly raced son of Artie Schiller, Price Of Venice got the job done at his home track on Oaks Day yesterday taking out the 1200m maiden.First up and with the blinkers on, he was slightly slow away from the gates and settled for his rider Damien Thornton in the second ...

Manhattan Finds Winning Spirit

Manhattan Finds Winning Spirit

Nov 07, 2017

Lightly raced 4 year old Statue Of Liberty mare, Manhattan Spirit was able to get her first win on the board at Ballarat yesterday taking out the Fillies and mares 1200m maiden.  Ridden by Jack Hill, she jumped from barrier seven and settled mid field early.  She ...

Owners Lucky Day With Double At Mortlake

Owners Lucky Day With Double At Mortlake

Nov 04, 2017

The stable was able to train a running double for the same owner at Mortlake on Saturday. Tikky Tee Boo took out the first part of the double breaking her maiden over 1100m.  Ridden by Damien Thornton she jumped well but was shortly shuffled back to worse than mid ...

Horsham Cup For Our Bottino

Horsham Cup For Our Bottino

Nov 03, 2017

Our Bottino was able to add another country cup to his collection by taking out the 2017 Millers Horsham Cup over 1800m in track record time on Friday.Given a great front running ride by Damien Thornton he jumped well from barrier 2 and was able to take up his favoured ...

Red Sensation Wins At St Arnaud

Red Sensation Wins At St Arnaud

Oct 29, 2017

Ex Weir galloper Red Sensation was able to score first up for our stable by winning the BM58 2000m race at St Arnaud on Saturday.He jumped from barrier 8 with claiming apprentice Melissa Julius in the saddle and settled well in the back half of the field, one off the fence with ...

Red Mary Breaks Maiden

Red Mary Breaks Maiden

Oct 21, 2017

Lightly raced Congrats mare Red Mary, was able to break her maiden at Avoca on Saturday in the 1300m race.Given a well rated front running ride by Georgie Cartwright, she jumped well from barrier 5 and with no early speed in the race Georgie took the initiative to take up the ...

Paremuus Boy Continues On His Winning Way

Paremuus Boy Continues On His Winning Way

Oct 20, 2017

Promising Onemorenomore gelding Paremuus Boy, was able to go on after his last start maiden win by taking out the BM58 1400m at his home track on Friday.Jumping well from barrier 6 he settled in the first half of the field before coming off the rails into the middle of the track ...

Stable Double At Hamilton

Stable Double At Hamilton

Oct 07, 2017

A stable double for the team yesterday at Hamilton, with an impressive 3 length maiden victory for Paremuus Boy and Ramensky having her second win in three starts for our stable taking out the last.Liam Riordan took the ride on Paremuus Boy claiming 1.5kg in the 1400m maiden, a ...

Our Bottino Bounces Back

Our Bottino Bounces Back

Sep 24, 2017

Bianconi galloper "Our Bottino" was able to bounce back into form with a city win in the BM 90 1550m at Morphettville on Saturday.  Second up, after a disappointing first up 14th of 14 at Caulfield, he was able to dictate terms and hold off a late challenger in "It And A ...

Stable Double At Warracknabeal

Stable Double At Warracknabeal

Sep 04, 2017

The stable was thrilled to bring home a double from Warracknabeal on Saturday. Two new stable acquisitions both having their first up runs were too strong for their rivals.Ramensky well ridden by Daniel Moor won the 1000m maiden.After showing no early speed she settled mid field ...

Vella Star's At Sandown

Vella Star's At Sandown

Aug 24, 2017

New stable acquisition Vellastar was able to salute the judge at Sandown yesterday, in only his second start for the stable.He claimed the BM70 1400m race given a well timed ride by jockey Ben Melham.With a slightly awkward draw in barrier 12, he jumped away and settled back ...

Safdie Leads All The Way In 975m Dash

Safdie Leads All The Way In 975m Dash

Jul 25, 2017

After being there abouts all preparation, three year old Moshe gelding Safdie was able to break his maiden in good style at Swan Hill yesterday in the 975m sprint.With a well judged front running ride by Jarrod Fry, he pinged the gates and settled two lengths ahead of the field ...

Good Form Continues For Mordacious

Good Form Continues For Mordacious

Jul 19, 2017

Consistent Shark Bite gelding Mordacious was able to follow on from his good first up second placing by winning at Geelong yesterday.  Ran on the synthetic track he claimed the 1000m BM 64 and brought up his 3rd win from 9 starts.Given a great ride by Jarrod Fry, he jumped ...

Magna Rossa Salutes At Casterton

Magna Rossa Salutes At Casterton

Jul 02, 2017

A change of riding tactics seemed to be the key for four year old Magnus mare, Manga Rossa at Casterton on Saturday.  Ridden more forward she was able to hold off her rivals and salute in the 1200m BM 64 holding off race favourite Belaruski who finished in second ...

Back To Back At The Bool For Like The Clappers

Back To Back At The Bool For Like The Clappers

May 04, 2017

Consistent galloper Like The Clappers was able to claim back to back Warrnambool cup day wins by taking out the 1700m BM70 Neville Wilson series final.  Coming off a good first up last start performance at Bendigo, Matthew was confident about his chances.Jumping from ...

Break And Enter Breaks Maiden At The Bool

Break And Enter Breaks Maiden At The Bool

May 03, 2017

Ex Waller trained gelding, Break and Enter was able to break his maiden status in good fashion on the middle day of the May carnival taking out the 1700m Super Vobis 3yo maiden.  In trying conditions on a heavy 8 track the gelding by Wanted having only his third start, ...

Orphan Annie Breaks Maiden

Orphan Annie Breaks Maiden

Mar 20, 2017

Three year old Von Costa De Hero filly Annie‚Äôs Our Hero, was able to break her maiden status at Warrnambool on Friday, by taking out the Super Vobis three year old 1100m race.  The homebred filly is out of a broodmare we raced called Desatin who sadly passed away after ...

Primal Dreams Breaks Maiden In Good Style

Primal Dreams Breaks Maiden In Good Style

Mar 03, 2017

Primal Dreams was able to reward her patient owners yesterday by breaking her maiden at Terang in race 2 over 1600m.  The 4 year old mare by Primus has been knocking on the door for a win having weighed in at her past 4 starts.Given a great ride by in form jockey Jarrod Fry ...

Country Cups Victory For Our Bottino

Country Cups Victory For Our Bottino

Jan 18, 2017

Consistent galloper Our Bottino claimed a dominant 3.5 length win in the 1600m Sungold Milk Camperdown Cup on Saturday.  Given a well rated front running ride by Harry Coffey, he dictated the terms and led all of the way.Jumping from barrier 3 he was slightly slow away, but ...

Lady Selkirk Bounces Back

Lady Selkirk Bounces Back

Jan 12, 2017

Lady Selkirk bounced back to her true form yesterday by taking out another metro win at Ladbrokes Park, hillside.  With Ben Thompson in saddle the 4 yo mare by Von Costa De Hero took out race three the BM78 1600m handicap.  This brings up her 5th career victory in 14 ...

Powerossa Claims Another Win This Prep

Powerossa Claims Another Win This Prep

Jan 09, 2017

Powerossa was able to bring up her third win this preparation by taking out the 1400m BM64 at Warrnambool yesterday on Koroit Cup day.  Jumping from barrier 6 with Daniel Moor in the saddle, she jumped away well and settled in the second half of the field.She relaxed ...