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Seawhatyouthink Salutes At Flemington

Seawhatyouthink Salutes At Flemington

Dec 11, 2021

French import Seawhatyouthink was able to get his first metropolitan win on the board in a tough two horse fight to the line at Flemington in the 2500m BM 78.  Having now won three of his six Australian starts since joining our stable where he initially arrived to complete ...

Royal Fox A Moral On Jericho Cup Day

Royal Fox A Moral On Jericho Cup Day

Nov 28, 2021

Matthew has always had an opinion of the three year old gelding by Foxwedge and was on the money to declare him as a "moral" today.  Starting as the $2.10 favourite Royal Fox was able to break his maiden over 1400m with jockey Zac Spain in the saddle.With blinkers on ...

Sachem A Winner At Geelong

Sachem A Winner At Geelong

Nov 23, 2021

Jumping as the $1.65 favourite in the 1500m maiden plate in Geelong today, Sachem the three year old gelding by Street Boss was able to go one better than his previous two starts and get the job done. Ridden by Dean Yendall he jumped away slightly slowly from ...

Homebred Shows Fight At Hamilton

Homebred Shows Fight At Hamilton

Nov 22, 2021

Homebred Fighting Sun gelding Fight On Shades was able to break his maiden at Hamilton over 1100m first up for the preparation.  Coming off an average first preparation he had spelled well and Matthew commented that he was certainly a bigger, stronger horse this time ...

Homebred Wangoom Breaks Maiden

Homebred Wangoom Breaks Maiden

Nov 01, 2021

Aptly named homebred gelding Wangoom was able to break his maiden today in Ballarat over 1400m at only his second race start.  Wangoom is by Manhattan Rain out of Banri Maeve (dec) who we also trained.Overcoming the wide gate aided by a great ride by Dean Yendall he ...

Seawhatyouthink Of This Win

Seawhatyouthink Of This Win

Oct 31, 2021

French import Seawhatyouthink made it two wins from three starts since joining our stable and in doing so added the Mortlake Cup to his trophy cabinet. Given a great front running ride by Dean Yendall, he jumped and controlled the race in the lead. Increasing the tempo ...

Oenology Walks In At Bendigo

Oenology Walks In At Bendigo

Oct 16, 2021

A win was only a matter of time for three year old Hinchinbrook gelding Oenology, after being second at his only two previous starts he was able to break his maiden in good fashion at Bendigo in the 3yo 1600m maiden.With Zac Spain in the saddle he jumped well from ...

Rioyuki's Run On Win At Kyneton

Rioyuki's Run On Win At Kyneton

Oct 12, 2021

Promising Fighting Sun filly Rioyuki was able to claim her maiden at her third start finding the post just in time in the 1118m race for 3yo fillies at Kyneton.Starting the $2.20 favourite she jumped ok from barrier eight settling down near the tail of ...

Harbour Views Returns To Claim Listed Win

Harbour Views Returns To Claim Listed Win

Sep 11, 2021

After almost three hundred days since his last start due to injury you could understand the thoughts from the stable that Harbour Views may have needed the run, but today class prevailed and he proved us wrong by winning the listed Sofitel at Flemington over 1400m.Jumping ...

Stable Double Rewards Owners Patience

Stable Double Rewards Owners Patience

Sep 05, 2021

The saying "patience is a virtue" seems appropriate for the owners of two OTI owned horses after both were able to get their first Australian wins on the board today.Pankhurst who arrived from NZ almost twelve months to the day has been plagued on and off with a common ...

Almsgiver Claims Maiden In Swan Hill

Almsgiver Claims Maiden In Swan Hill

Jun 13, 2021

Promising NZ staying import Almsgiver was able to get his maiden win on the board in good fashion at Swan Hill on cup day in the 1600m 2&3 yo race.At just his third Australian start coming off two earlier placings, Almsgiver gave in form jockey Dean Yendall one of his ...

Dueastar Wins On Debut

Dueastar Wins On Debut

Apr 18, 2021

Well named Zoustar filly out of Tendue, Dueastar has kicked off her racing career with a win at Terang on cup day in the 2yo 1000m maiden.  With the exception of two horses the remainder of the field was unraced so lining up the opposition was a challenge.  She ...

Sunburnt Scores Win At Hamilton

Sunburnt Scores Win At Hamilton

Apr 11, 2021

Three year old Exosphere filly Sunburnt was able to get her second career win on the board at Hamilton in the 0-58 1200m.  This was the third start for our team and her twelfth race start.Ridden by two kilo claiming apprentice jockey Jacob Opperman, she jumped ok from the ...

Stylish Debut Win For Literary Magnate

Stylish Debut Win For Literary Magnate

Mar 26, 2021

Written Tycoon filly, Literary Magnate was able to kick off her racing career with a convincing 3 1/4 length win at Warrnambool in the two year old maiden plate.  Purchased at the Inglis classic yearling sale she pushed Matthew beyond the budget, but he was thrilled to ...

Intellective Secures Her Place In $250K Final

Intellective Secures Her Place In $250K Final

Feb 21, 2021

Intellective showed an impressive bounce back to form winning the feature race at Ballarat today the 1600M BM78, qualifying her for the $250K Country Mile Race Final to be held at Moonee Valley on All Star Mile Day.With Dean Yendall back in the saddle she jumped away ...

Darvin Does It Again

Darvin Does It Again

Feb 19, 2021

In form stayer Darvin gets his second city win on the trot taking out the 3000m BM78 race tonight at Moonee Valley.  The irish import by Le Havre is going from strength to strength relishing the longer trips.Drawing the outside gate he jumped ok then went forward ...

Darvin Dominant Over Distance

Darvin Dominant Over Distance

Feb 03, 2021

Irish import Darvin was impressive winning at Sandown Hillside today getting out to his pet staying trip of 3000m in race two the BM 70 handicap.  In hiis second preparation for the stable which has been much more encouraging after being disappointing on heavy ...

Sea Change Suits Fleurmosa

Sea Change Suits Fleurmosa

Jan 15, 2021

Being nothing other than a model of consistency since joining our stable with a third and two seconds in her runs prior, Fleurmosa went one better and got a win on the board at Ararat in the 1100m BM 58.  With blinkers on she jumped away fast from barrier ...

Intellective Delivers Birthday Gifts

Intellective Delivers Birthday Gifts

Jan 06, 2021

In form filly Intellective was able to deliver Matthew a great gift on his birthday by claiming her first city win today at Sandown.  Having her second run for the prep and coming off a last start victory at Terang, she took the necessary step up by taking out the ...

Bella Tiara Claims City Crown

Bella Tiara Claims City Crown

Jan 02, 2021

Three year old Sepoy filly Bella Tiara showed a superior turn of foot storming home from last to first to claim her first city win at Caulfield.  Coming off a last start unlucky third at Flemington, she took out race 1 the 1400m BM70 for fillies and mares by 3/4 ...

Intellective Dominant First Up

Intellective Dominant First Up

Dec 09, 2020

Four year old Toronado mare Intellective was able to get her preparation off to a flying start with a win at Terang in the final event on the card the BM58 1400m race.Given a positive ride from the gates by jockey Dylan Dunn, he was able to overcome the widest barrier (11) and ...

Bella Tiara Breaks Maiden On Jericho Cup Day

Bella Tiara Breaks Maiden On Jericho Cup Day

Nov 30, 2020

Three year old Sepoy filly Bella Tiara was able to break her maiden in good fashion at Warrnambool on a historic Jericho Cup Day.  Jumping fast from the widest gate in the small six horse field, she was restrained early to settle second last about five ...

Interstate Win For Confusion

Interstate Win For Confusion

Nov 25, 2020

So You Think gelding Confusion rewarded his owners with an interstate win at Morphettville in South Australia in the BM 68 1950m race.  Coming off a last start third also in SA he seems to have settled in well with the change of environment.Aided by a patient ride by Todd ...

No Confusion About Surface Transfer

No Confusion About Surface Transfer

Oct 09, 2020

The surface transfer from turf to synthetic after the heavens opened the day prior to the races in Ballarat, came as a blessing in disguise for So You Think four year old galloper Confusion.  After a disappointing last start performance on a heavy 10 track at Warrnambool, ...