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Vivacity Scores A Well Deserved Victory

Vivacity Scores A Well Deserved Victory

Jul 10, 2018

Vivacity picked up a well deserved win at Mildura on Monday, for her owners, Peter Cameron, Sally Cameron, and Dimitri Aretzis.Since arriving at Kerrygail Farm, Vivacity had put together two very good seconds heading into yesterdays race. As a result, she was sent around a short ...

Traffic Cop another for the stable in the McPhee Silks

Traffic Cop another for the stable in the McPhee Silks

May 14, 2018

A week on from the victory of Jeparit and the pink and black silks saluted again for the stable. On a bog heavy track Traffic Cop finally landed the maiden he deserved under a smart ride by the King. Mr Callow is an old friend of the owners , by all accounts a miniature figurine ...

Little Red and his mums celebrate back to back wins.

Little Red and his mums celebrate back to back wins.

May 10, 2018

Seven winners in fifteen days is the current haul for the stable. The new property has had a rejuvenating effect on all the team from trainer to horses. One equine resident who loves the property is Unshackled who landed a really gutsy win at Echuca today. It's 2 from 2 for him ...

Rosie goes bang on debut

Rosie goes bang on debut

May 08, 2018

Three winners in three days and the red hot run continues. I've just put on my lotto numbers as selected byAdam Meester the co owner of Shotgun Rosie . He paid just $1650.00 for this filly as a weanling and he has again unearthed a gem. He races Princess Arrow and ...

Another day, another winner .

Another day, another winner .

May 07, 2018

Well I think it's now safe to say that our move to Romsey has proved a roaring success. Yesterday we were stunned by the response from our owners and locals with the turnout at our Open Day . The gates opened at 11.00am and the patrons just kept coming and coming. To show ...

A Sunday Stroll

A Sunday Stroll

May 06, 2018

As 200 friends old and new were enjoying the facilities at our new Romsey base Jeparit was strolling around Werribee at his leisure . He picked up just a lazy $20,500 for his facile win under an armchair steer from Jamie Mott. What danger may have existed in the field was ...

You know the drill

You know the drill

Apr 30, 2018

Time honoured routine.Take a truckload to Kyneton and count the cash. Why ? No idea at all . Whether it was from Caulfield or now Romsey the horses seem to love their trips to one of the most beautiful tracks in the state . It's a staggering 25% strike rate and if you ...

Zelamore leads home a great day for the team.

Zelamore leads home a great day for the team.

Apr 26, 2018

A great afternoons work for the stable at Kilmore. The winner came courtesy of the little man Zelamore who landed his fifth career win.May not the be the best horse in the stable but when he gets his chance he takes it. He has been trained out of the paddock over recent weeks ...

Surprise Hero breaks the mini drought

Surprise Hero breaks the mini drought

Apr 16, 2018

Gee it can be a tough game. Stable was flying with everything going to the races winning .You do the same things and everything goes to the races runs well without luck or getting the head in front. If we knew why then the sport would cease being a sport but the mini drought was ...

A winner for one of our family

A winner for one of our family

Mar 23, 2018

Tough people the Humphrey Clan. A fair amount of tough luck has been chucked their way  over the last 12 months,they have just picked it up and chucked it back. Horses are a welcome distraction, they deserve a stack of winners and we can only hope that's what heads their ...

The relentless winner train keeps on chugging along

The relentless winner train keeps on chugging along

Mar 19, 2018

A day off from the races Saturday was welcome relief after a double header on Friday.The team went in different directions on Sunday and the Benalla crew landed the winner.Paris Reward was a local success for the connections led by her former trainer Emma Steel who we can't ...

Progressive filly for the winning teams

Progressive filly for the winning teams

Mar 17, 2018

The remarkable success story of the Oliver Racing and Grand Syndicates partnership had another chapter written at the Valley last night.High Sierra is the girl who bloomed much later than her more precocious peers.She well and truly came of age last night with her ...

Great to see Gilly back to his battling best

Mar 03, 2018

Close but not close enough Friday night as Gilly ran a gallant second in the Stayers final at the Valley.Luke had set him for the race since this gentle giant of a horse returned to full work.He has been on the comeback since a tendon injury and this race was his Grand Final.All ...

First day of the month and yet another winner

First day of the month and yet another winner

Mar 01, 2018

Eat sleep rewind repeat is the current mantra at the Romsey morning meeting. February was enormous for the team and the new month kicked off with a bang with High Sierra getting the win her last two runs deserved.Pretty much everything Danile Moor is riding for team at the ...

Another out of this world ride by Jamie Mott

Another out of this world ride by Jamie Mott

Feb 22, 2018

Yes I know Mott, Mott, Mott, how good is Mott,what hands ,what judgement .Frankly I don't care how much stick I get for lauding the Mott Man when he produces winning rides like the one on Callisto Moon.A tough ride this horse it beat itself last start and was beaten by the jock ...

No guessing here this filly is smart

No guessing here this filly is smart

Feb 22, 2018

Win number seven for the month in the shape of the very promising debutant Guess Again.She carries the ever winning black and gold colours of Grand Syndicates and further cements a growing partnership with Daniel Moor.Many had been waiting a long time for her debut as her trials ...

Spleasure lands the double and win number five for the month

Spleasure lands the double and win number five for the month

Feb 16, 2018

Five winners for the month and four in seven days.Spleasure was the latest to get her head in front and to continue what for her is her best prep to date.It has taken a deal of hard work and nurturing by the boss to get her behaving like a racehorse and finally the rewards are ...

Wildwood Jade wins in fine style on debut

Wildwood Jade wins in fine style on debut

Feb 16, 2018

Stable continued it's fine run of form on Thursday with a double at Yarra Valley.The first leg was landed by debutant Wildwood Jade who impressed some smart judges with the style of the win.She has been a real firecracker at home, hard to handle and manage but a stack of natural ...

Our $500,000 girl

Our $500,000 girl

Feb 10, 2018

Seven years old and improving is the reality with Khutulun.Win number 8 from 43 starts but significantly her first in open company.It takes a good horseman to keep an older mare sweet and sound.The boss has achieved this time and again over the years and we at home wish he ...

Hunamosa maintains family traditions

Hunamosa maintains family traditions

Feb 09, 2018

Tough first city win last night for Hunamosa. Affectionately known as George he was aided by a brilliant ride that earned his rider a new set of golf clubs.Ben Allen ensured he pocketed the favourite and then to get the first run which was vital in a head bobbing finish.I ...

Tavisocks runs her little socks off to win at Ararat

Tavisocks runs her little socks off to win at Ararat

Feb 09, 2018

Small in stature and big in heart was the mantra from a wise old Pommie trainer that trained for me 20 years ago.He reckoned that was always a lethal combo,only problem with this is when selecting yearlings it's very hard to see the size of the heart.Little Tavisocks was a ...

A hero ridden by hero lands the cash

A hero ridden by hero lands the cash

Jan 29, 2018

When Noel Callow was stood down at Great Western the call went out to young H Coffey to take the ride on Surprise Hero.Harry has been in flying form after one of his regular tune ups for his cystic fibrosis.This kid plainly defies logic with his strength to keep riding and he ...

Spleasure leads a team in form

Spleasure leads a team in form

Jan 18, 2018

Horses are running great but frankly its one of the most frustrating seasons I have encountered .20 winners is surpassed by 27 seconds with 50% of the stables runners have finished in the first four.This game is brutal,is a matter of fine margins and this season we have had ...

Khutulun signals she is back as good as ever

Khutulun signals she is back as good as ever

Jan 16, 2018

Our Friday newsletter highlighted that Khutulun was trading at massive overs for Flemington the following day.I was bombarded with thank you text messages as they went past the post as she flew home to run third.Many of our owners were on at juicy fixed odds prices of $28s and ...