Maiden victory for WESTERN GUNNA

April 13th, 2014 by admin

The stable enjoyed a welcome Bunbury success in the PFD Food Services Maiden over 1420 metres. WESTERN GUNNA had been running consistently all season, with no luck (FOUR seconds!) so was well fancied to break through, despite the odds-on support for Law Enforcement. Both fancied runners tracked each other through the race, behind pace-making Just A Con. Once in the home straight the two favourites>>Read More

Double at Narrogin

March 31st, 2014 by admin

The stable took a small team for Narrogin’s Friday meeting. Our first winner was EMBARRASSED in the Cuballing Roadhouse Handicap over 920 metres. Well-ridden by young apprentice Lucy Warwick, EMBARRASSED was always up with the pace, and stayed on well to win by 3/4 length, from the fast-finishing Tommy Two Toes. This was EMBARRASSED’s first win since coming from over east, and young Lucy’s>>Read More

WATERMAN’S wins the Chaff City Classic

February 23rd, 2014 by admin

Photo courtesy of Hollands Photographics. More pictures at hollandsracetrackphotos.com   Stable favourite WATERMAN’S BAY was not really considered by pundits for the Listed Chaff City Pinjarra Classic over 1300 metres because of his outside draw. The top quality field was towed along by Sireeze and Red Hot Sax until well into the home straight. WATERMAN’S BAY and Troy Turner had no>>Read More

OUR BRUCIE BONUS scores at Narrogin

February 23rd, 2014 by admin

The stable made a visit to Narrogin on Friday, and although some of the team were unlucky in running, OUR BRUCIE BONUS made the trip worthwhile by winning the Radio Great Southern Handicap over 1190 metres. The Spirit Of Bunbury gelding was drawn wide, so Jason Whiting settled him at the back, and rode for luck! As usual, there was plenty of early pace, set by Did You Ever, but as the runners reached>>Read More

Narrogin success for PETE

January 29th, 2014 by admin

After a run of places, it was great to get a winner in 2014. At Narrogin on Monday STINGRAY PETE was one of the outsiders for the Congratulations Damian McEllister Handicap over 1100 metres. Initially the joint top-weight was well back in the field as Wonderful Arch set a fast pace. STINGRAY PETE was still 7th on the home turn, but as the leaders faltered, he weaved his way through to grab Friar Fighter>>Read More

HOME-BRED DOUBLE AT BUNBURY!

December 15th, 2013 by admin

Photos courtesy of Hollands Photographics. More pictures at www.hollandsracetrackphotos.com.au OUR BRUCIE BONUS crosses the line   The stable had another good day at Bunbury’s twilight meeting on Friday, with two maiden winners. In the TABtouch Maiden over 1000 metres, STINGRAY PETE was a warm favourite to break his duck. Jockey Jason Whiting rode a canny race, settling the horse off the>>Read More

BLONDE wins again!

December 9th, 2013 by admin

Photo courtesy of Hollands Photographics. More pictures at hollandsracetrackphotos.com.au On Sunday the stable’s runners all performed well at Bunbury, with most of them getting a cheque. The highlight of the afternoon was the runaway success of MIGHTY BLONDE in the Toro Australia Handicap over 1000 metres. The Spirit of Bunbury mare was warm favourite for the race, and didn’t let her supporters>>Read More

WATERMAN’S BAY excels in Winterbottom Stakes

November 26th, 2013 by admin

A truly top class field of sprinters assembled for the Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes over 1200 metres on Saturday. The runners were headed by Australia’s top sprinter Buffering, as well as top Queenslander Spirit Of Boom, the dependable Moment Of Change, and of course local champion Barakey.  Not surprisingly WATERMAN’S BAY was a big outsider in this illustrious line-up. For>>Read More

MIGHTY BLONDE breaks through

November 17th, 2013 by admin

At Bunbury’s Thursday meeting the stable had a few runners, but the highlight of the day was the maiden victory of MIGHTY BLONDE. Photo courtesy of Hollands Photographics. More pictures at hollandsracetrackphotos.com.au The mare had been very unlucky in her first race of the season, just being caught on the line, so she was a warm favourite to atone in the Simon Hiscox Maiden over 1200 metres.>>Read More

Birthday win for RULING FORCE

October 31st, 2013 by admin

Photo courtesy of Hollands Photographics. More pictures at hollandsracetrackphotos.com.au After his exploits in the Belgravia Stakes, RULING FORCE was well fancied for the Westspeed 3YO Handicap over 1400 metres at Ascot’s Wednesday meeting. From barrier rise jockey Troy Turner took no chances, and had the Fath gelding beautifully placed on the outside of the field, just off the pace. As Bonne>>Read More