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Prime Reason tops off with 4 winners in the week!

Prime Reason tops off with 4 winners in the week!

Nov 15, 2011

What a terriffic week it's been for Dan and the team, bringing home four winners, two seconds and two thirds from eleven runners. Prime Reason kicked off the day in winning fashion at Donald on Sunday, storming home to overcome his rivals in race 2, over 1350m.  ...

Winning Ways

Winning Ways

Nov 14, 2011

Saturday's racing took us to the picturesque and legendary meeting at Dunkeld in Victoria's Grampian region.  Dan's only runner for the day was Ways Of A Tycoon, who like a lot of other horse's in the stable, has been racing well but just missed out ...

Jungle Fighter true to his name

Nov 10, 2011

After four consecutive second placings, Jungle Fighter finally won his maiden in a finish as exciting as this year's Melbourne Cup.  With the pace slower than suitable in the early stages, Steven Arnold made the decision to let Jungle Fighter ...



Nov 07, 2011

Wayne Pelchen has almost become the new stable star !!! Wayne, with his family and friends, has been responsible for the two most recent winners for the stable. OUR TIGER LIL was a winner several weeks ago, breaking a long run of minor placings by our horses. And ...


Oct 16, 2011

A frustrating run of minor placings by the stable's horses came to an end at Horsham today. OUR TIGER LIL, raced by stable stalwart WAYNE PELCHEN and his family, recorded a strong win over 1400 metres, following two good runs back from a spell. Ridden beautifully by ...


Oct 13, 2011

GORILLA'S MIST could well prove to be one of the bargain buys coming out of the Easter Sales in recent years. The cheapest yearling in his year - at just $38000 - GORILLA'S is giving every indication that he is capable of taking out a major staying ...

Inaura and Ruby

Jun 25, 2011

What a week it has been for the Calthorpe's.  On Wednesday, Chris, Carolyn and Archie welcomed their baby girl, Ruby May to the world and to top things off they were yesterday celebrating the win of Inaura at Geelong.  "These are they type of days that keeps ...

You little Rippa

Jun 10, 2011

The Geelong Synthetic track and Ripleys have once again proved a winning combination.  Being his 14th start this preparation, Dan is very aware that Ripleys is very likely to need a spell soon - but we don't think Ripleys knows that!  He was carrying 58 kilograms ...

Kisachi's Day

May 31, 2011

Yesterday's racing taking took us "just down the road" to Ararat to see three year old filly, Kisachi win race 4 in easy fashion.  Kisachi, who was having her seventh career start, has mostly been racing from wide barriers, but a change in luck with the draw ...

Lucky 13 for Ripleys

Lucky 13 for Ripleys

May 28, 2011

After 13 starts and 6 placings this preparation, Ripleys notched up his 4th career win at Geelong yesterday.   Known for his never-give-in attitude, there was a period around March where his form suprising slumped, but when a small issue was finally found and treated ...

Our New Website

Our New Website

May 19, 2011

We are pleased to launch our latest service to our clients and followers of the stable with this interactive web site. Communication is an important tool in racing and our stable philosophy is to keep our owners fully informed. This interactive web site enables us to move ...

Opening of Ballarat's new Uphill Synthetic Track

Opening of Ballarat's new Uphill Synthetic Track

May 19, 2011

Just completed at the Dowling Forest Training Facility is a new 1400m uphill straight synthetic training track. The track which uses the natural landscape to work it’s way uphill will provide strength training for thoroughbreds that cannot be achieved on a traditional ...

Prayers answered with Sunday Psalm

Apr 15, 2011

Trainers don’t usually like to advertise it, but it had been quite some time since we’d produced a winner carrying the Purple, White maltese cross and Armbands. And when these colours have been in use longer than any other in the stable, you tend to grow quite fond ...

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Apr 05, 2011

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Tiger Tees Off

Mar 20, 2011

After several placings, Tee Off Tiger certainly deserved his maiden win at Geelong yesterday. The lightly raced four-year old by Hold that Tiger has raced well on every occasion to date and constantly tries so it was no suprise to see him win. He is the half-brother to handy ...

Sons of God Breaks through

Mar 13, 2011

Dan returned home a happy man from Echuca with two winners in two days thanks to Sons of God. Having his sixth start and missing a win in his previous run, Dan chose to run him at Echuca hoping for an easy win and earning Super Vobis bonus prizemoney for his owners. And an easy ...

Three on the board for Our Kobi Jade

Mar 12, 2011

Our Kobi Jade received extra attention yesterday after winning over 2000m at Stawell yesterday. Dan attempted to win first up with her, as he did in her previous preparation, but after racing over longer trips she has found herself in "stayer" mode hence taking ...

Cloudy Madica with a silver lining

Feb 28, 2011

Recent new addition to the stable, Cloudy Madica, took out the EST Nursery Ridge Estate Winery 0-62 handicap in good style at Donald yesterday.  The 4 year old, Canny Lad mare was well ridden by Terry Barry who took advantage of barrier 1, holding a handy position for the ...

All Fox - All Class

Feb 01, 2011

Yesterday's racing at Stawell saw All Fox take out the first race in very convincing style. The four year old mare, by All Chatter, was beatien by her big sister, Foxi Eli, in their race debuts but she made up for it yesterday showing a very good turn of foot over the final ...

Annie Really is a Gem

Jan 25, 2011

The little black mare, Annie's a Gem, stepped out at Terang again yesterday and again returned a winner. Wearing the colours of local football team, Kolora Noorat Power, she gave all her supporters something to cheer about in the "off season". Stepping up the mile ...

Gem of a start to 2011

Jan 03, 2011

Annie's a Gem gave Dan a terrific start to the year with his first runner being a winner. First up this preparation, Dan set Annie for the race at Terang giving her owners, The Justin's and the The Scanlon's a home town win.....It was great for Dan too, winning at ...

Two Winners at Warrnambool

Nov 23, 2010

After plenty of 2nd placings over the past few weeks, Dan breathed a sigh of relief when Cashmore Lady and Beer Garden broke through for him at Warrnambool yesterday. Cashmore Lady was having her eleventh start and after placing on five occassions was very due for her first win. ...

The Power of Annie

Sep 07, 2010

What a week it's been for the connections of Annie's a Gem. Annie's a Gem carries the colours of the Kolora-Noorat Power Football and Netball teams and after celebrating Grand Final wins for many of their teams on Saturday, the four year old mare carried on the ...

Theraceison back to his best

Sep 02, 2010

The "old timer" of the stables, affectionately known as Racer returned to his brilliant best yesterday taking out the Quorra Jewellery 0-72 handicap in good style. The track was a heavy 10, and the pace was fairly slow in the beginning causing him to race a little ...