Metro Double as Koshu Stamps Herself One to Watch

Randwick’s Kensington track was the scene for a stable metropolitan double, with two Kiwis of the fairer sex laying the platform for exciting times ahead. Talented Satono Aladdin filly Koshu stamped herself as a filly for the future with a dominant debut victory over 1100m. Off the back of just one 740m trial the Trelawney Stud home-bred […]

Kah Guides Diamil To Stakes Success

Jamie Kah mightn’t have been able to see where she was going but Diamil knew where the finishing line was at Eagle Farm on Saturday. In conditions more akin to his native Ireland, the Awtaad stallion was last in running but managed to weave his way through the field and notch his first stakes victory […]

Cannon Sounds Warning to Staying Rivals

Sound of Cannons (IRE) finally rewarded connections with his first Australian win at Sandown on Wednesday over 2400m. After 999 days out of the winning circle, it was a dominant return to form, putting 2.25L on his opposition to book his spot in Saturday’s Andrew Ramsden (2800m). Jamie Kah had the imported galloper well settled […]

Shalailed Shakes Them Off

Improving Shalaa colt Shalailed struck a well-deserved maiden victory at Canterbury Park on Wednesday. Facing the starter for the fourth time and having never finished out of the placings, he was aided by a superb Brenton Avdulla ride to be positioned on the leaders back throughout before peeling to the middle of the straight and […]

Kirwan Captures Gold Cup

Kirwan’s Lane put a home town Cup on the mantlepiece of our new Hawkesbury stable with a well-deserved victory in the Hawkesbury Gold Cup (Group 3) on Saturday. His maiden stakes success was the Charm Spirit (IRE) gelding’s ninth win overall, now surpassing over $500,000 in stakes earned. Bred by renowned New Zealand breeder Christopher […]

Double Trouble at Wyong

A wet track at Wyong proved no hindrance to the stable and William Pike as we notched up a race-to-race double with two progressive types. Awesome Wonder (IRE) kicked off the day as the regally-bred 3yo filly swamped the field late to break her maiden at her Australian debut. Purchased at the Goffs Orby Sale […]

Duke of Gordon Puts Wood on Rivals

Our Hawkesbury base has proved its worth yet again with Duke of Gordon saluting the judge at Wyong last Thursday. Trained out of Glenn Haven at Clarendon, the Dissident gelding has enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and was  rewarded with a win after putting his hoof on the till in his first two runs this preparation. […]

No Doubting Ability of Senza Dubbio

Promising staying conveyance Senza Dubbio put himself on a path to the Queensland Derby when breaking his maiden in dominant fashion at Newcastle on Saturday. The Not A Single Doubt gelding relished the step out in trip second up and was aided by a brilliant Blake Spriggs ride (a late pick up after Christian Reith […]

Strombus Strongest in Wet

A wet and wild Newcastle was the scene for Strombus (NZ) to break his maiden with a red-hot (but not warm) Hugh Bowman aboard. Tackling a provincial maiden on a heavy 10 first up over 1200m, Strombus prevailed in a battle up the straight, displaying a strong will to win and indicating there a more […]

Promise Delivers in Group 2 Victory

Promise of Success (GB) delivered on her potential in a big way when saluting at Monday’s postponed Tancred Stakes meeting, winning the Group 2 Emancipation Stakes over 1600m. Purchased by Hannah Wall in conjunction with Rosemount Stud and David Redvers, the imported mare made just 27,000 guineas at the 2020 Tattersalls December Mare sale after […]