Latest News from MJ Williams Thoroughbred Training

Dasher Stays The Distance

Dasher Stays The Distance

Jul 23, 2015

Hollow Log was able to bring up his second win this preparation when he took out the 0-58 2000m race at Casterton on the 19th of July.  Given a 10/10 ride by track specialist jockey John Allen, he settled mid field with cover and begin his move at the 600m.  Making ...

Royal Fantasy Wins Again

Royal Fantasy Wins Again

Jul 23, 2015

Royal Fantasy was able to continue with her good form this preparation to win the benchmark 64 1000m race at Donald on July 16th. Given a great ride by Dean Yendall she settled just off the speed until a split appeared at the top of the straight and she kicked away to win by ...

10 For Barefoot

10 For Barefoot

Jun 22, 2015

Luckyimbarefoot was able to take out heat 5 of the winter championship at Cranbourne on Sunday.  He blew the start but was given a lovely run in transit by Group 1 winning jockey Glen Boss.  Barefoot has now won 2 from 4 this preperation after winning the open hcp at ...

Clairvaux Storms Home at Headquarters

Clairvaux Storms Home at Headquarters

Jun 17, 2015

Consistant stable galloper Clairvaux was able to claim victory in the final race of the card at Flemington on Saturday.  Coming off a freshen up after the Warrnambool Cup and a drop back in distance to 1800m he settled in the second half of the field early before ...

Stable Double In Two States

Stable Double In Two States

Jun 17, 2015

The stable was able to score a double on Sunday with one winner in Victoria and the other across the boarder in South Australia. Already Leica was able to break her maiden status in Naracoorte when she won the 1000m maiden, given a good ride by apprentice Jordan Grob she ...

Edenhope Fantasy

Edenhope Fantasy

Jun 08, 2015

Royal Fantasy was able to get her maiden win on the board at Edenhope Sunday.  She was given a lovely run by Nathan Rose and was able to win by 4 lengths in impressive style on the line.  The 3yo filly has always shown good ability and with some gear changes she was ...

Hollow Log Wins At Hamilton

Hollow Log Wins At Hamilton

Jun 02, 2015

Hollow Log was able to win second up for his connections at Hamilton yesterday in the 1600m 0-58 highweight race.  Coming off an unlucky first up run at Donald when he stormed home to finish third, the 5yo Dash For Cash gelding did not disappoint this time. He was ...

The Winning Ticket!

The Winning Ticket!

May 26, 2015

Ticket to Toorak was back in the winners stall at Casterton on Sunday after winning the BM 70 1200m.  After a good first up performance 4th at the Warrnambool May Carnival, the 4yo gelding by Northern Meteor was able to reward both his owners and punters when he started ...

MW Racing Yearling Brochure

MW Racing Yearling Brochure

May 22, 2015

Please take the time to have a look at the attached yearling brochure. Please click here to download PDF attachment We have limited shares available so be sure to contact either Matthew (0409 705 006) or myself (0407 518 074) to secure your share and get involved in ...

Warrnambool Carnival Wrap Up 2015

Warrnambool Carnival Wrap Up 2015

May 14, 2015

2015 will certainly be a Warrnambool May Carnival to remember for MW Racing. Equalling the training performance of 2009 we were able to train three winners, one each day of the carnival with Matthew being named the most successful local trainer of the carnival.  With the ...

Patience For Connections

Patience For Connections

May 11, 2015

Patience has payed off for the connections of 3yo Commands gelding Shortspresso, when he was able to break through for his maiden win in the 1100m race yesterday at Ballarat. The stable pulled the right rein with scratching him from the Warrnambool Carnival on the Tuesday to ...

Fourth Time Lucky

Fourth Time Lucky

May 08, 2015

After three previous consecutive attempts in the same race, Luckyimbarefoot was able to salute on the biggest day of the local carnival winning the $40,000 1400m open handicap.  In another close finish Footy not only got his nose in front for the photo finish but also held ...

Meteor Reigns On Day Two

Meteor Reigns On Day Two

May 08, 2015

Reigning Meteor was able to notch up his second win from as many starts at the Warrnambool May Carnival when he claimed the $30,000 BM70 1000m Handicap on the middle day of the carnival. The impressive 3yo by Northern Meteor was given a perfect ride by Damien Thornton to claim ...

Turnitaround Caps Off Day One Of The Hometown Carnival

Turnitaround Caps Off Day One Of The Hometown Carnival

May 06, 2015

Consistent Hard Spun gelding Turnitaround capped off a fantastic preparation yesterday taking out the last race on day one of the Warrnambool May Carnival the 1700m open handicap.  Well rated in behind the leaders by in form jockey Dean Yendall, he was never in doubt when ...

Clairvaux One Step Closer To Home Town Cup

Clairvaux One Step Closer To Home Town Cup

Apr 06, 2015

Clairvaux is now one step closer to earning himself a start in the Warrnambool Cup after a tough last start win at Sandown on the 1st of April. After settling back in the last half of the field, a well timed run by jockey Ben Melham saw him come wide into the straight and kick ...

Clairvaux on Country Cups Path

Clairvaux on Country Cups Path

Mar 16, 2015

Clairvaux returned to the track with style at Terang yesterday, winning his first up run. A well timed ride from Ryan Maloney saw him position at the rear of the field before coming to the outside on the corner and rounding them up in the straight to win by 3 quarters of a ...

Stable Success with Double on Home Track

Stable Success with Double on Home Track

Feb 04, 2015

The stable was able to get home a double on our home track at Warrnambool on the 29th of January. The first leg of the double was Duchovny in the 1700m maiden ridden by Damien Thornton. At only his fourth start, he controlled the tempo comfortably in front and after being headed ...

Danzoo Dominates at Warrnambool

Danzoo Dominates at Warrnambool

Jan 21, 2015

New stable acquisition Danzoo has shown she is enjoying her new beach lifestyle, winning the 0-58 1200m race yesterday at Warrnambool. The 5yo old mare was given a great ride by Damien Thornton, settling just behind the speed and finishing off strongly to ...

Strategic Demand's Not To Be Beaten

Strategic Demand's Not To Be Beaten

Jan 12, 2015

Lightly raced Strategic Demand scored a tough maiden win at Warrnambool on Sunday. The Strategic gelding was given a lovely run by in-form jockey Ryan Maloney, settling 2 pairs back and having the last crack at them in the straight. Although a little green and new when asked to ...

Turnitaround Spins A Win At Flemington

Turnitaround Spins A Win At Flemington

Jan 12, 2015

Matthew pulled the right rein running Turnitaround in the $80,000 Straight Draw Handicap at Flemington on Saturday, instead of the $40,000 Koroit Cup at Warrnambool yesterday. Matthew missed Turnitaround’s victory as he was  on the Gold Coast for yearling ...

Ticket Starts The New Year With A Bang

Ticket Starts The New Year With A Bang

Jan 02, 2015

Ticket To Toorak put the icing on the cake for trainer Matthew Williams and his wife Ultra when he won the $10,000 Thornton Family Peter Blank Sprint at Terang yesterday. The impressive win came only 1 day after Ultra gave birth to baby Layla at South West Healthcare. Matthew ...

Artie's Shore Back In The Winners Stall

Artie's Shore Back In The Winners Stall

Nov 25, 2014

Artie's Shore ended a winning drought for the stable yesterday at Warrnambool winning the South West Roofing and Garage Doors BM70 1300m Handicap. He was first-up yesterday and the four-year-old gelding returned his previous campaign’s form with a strong ...

Another Win For Reigning Meteor

Another Win For Reigning Meteor

Oct 15, 2014

Reigning Meteor was able to put another win on the board yesterday at Ararat. He won race 5 the BM 64 1100 metres. We have always had an opinion of him and it was good to see him settle early and finish off strong. He was ridden well by Damien Thornton. He never wins by a big ...

Strong Maiden Win For Like The Clappers

Strong Maiden Win For Like The Clappers

Aug 26, 2014

Like The Clappers won the 1400 metre maiden at Warrnambool yesterday very impressively. He was ridden well by Jamie Mott who was pleased with his performance. Jamie Settled him where he was comfortable early in the race then brought him to the outside in the straight and he was ...