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A Dream Racing Double

A Dream Racing Double

Sep 11, 2021

Firstly a massive thank you to all of our hardworking staff who started the shift at 3am and still has the meter running as daylight falls to night. Like all stables we see the sun rise and fall and still kick hard into the next day.WINNER- DARK HERRINGOwners: Zhongli ...

Oakfield Navajo wins at Port

Oakfield Navajo wins at Port

Aug 28, 2021

OAKFIELD NAVAJO has come back this prep in great form winning once and adding a further 3 placings from 6 starts. Digger McLellan knows him well and after sitting off speed he was able to grab the lead quickly at the top of the straight and career away by a couple ...

Continuing to be competitive in the Midways

Continuing to be competitive in the Midways

Jul 24, 2021

It was a another bold performance by TOO GOOD TO BE TRU who backed up his 2nd in the Grafton Guineas in today’s $100,000 Midway at Rosehill Gardens.The talented son of Redoute’s Choice had us on the edge of our seats at the 200m marker but when the challenge came he peaked ...

Zorocat wins the Midway

Zorocat wins the Midway

Jul 10, 2021

You dream of training and owning a horse like ZOROCAT, a determined on speed type who just refuses to give in. The talented 3YO daughter of Toronado has only missed the money in 3 of 12 career starts and today she produced her best performance to date with a dominant pillar ...

Oakfield Prince races away

Oakfield Prince races away

Jun 28, 2021

The talented OAKFIELD PRINCE continues his rise through the grades now posting 3 wins from his first 5 starts including back to back wins. The son of So You Think loves the rain affected ground with all 4 top 2 finishes coming on Soft 6 or worst, and it was another classy ...

Oakfield Target wins at Kempsey

Oakfield Target wins at Kempsey

Jun 21, 2021

OAKFIELD TARGET is back in winning form with a tough win at Kempsey today. The Dundeel gelding was all class sitting a couple lengths off the speed and produced a strong finish to grab the leader late and saluting by a half length.Congratulations Bruce

Budhwar shares the spoils

Budhwar shares the spoils

Jun 17, 2021

Since the move to our stable BUDHWAR has had no luck racing 3 and 4 wide in all three starts and still showed enough heart to placed twice. There was no such problem for the Wandjina gelding today at Wyong finding the front easily from barrier 2 and Jason Collett rated him ...

Oakfield Prince pounces at Port

Oakfield Prince pounces at Port

Jun 01, 2021

After going close at Tuncurry OAKFIELD PRINCE put them away stylishly over the 1500m at Port Macquarie. Digger Mclellan has been closely working with our talented son of So You Think and after watching it all unfold he was a class above today.Congratulations Bruce

Double in Dubbo

Double in Dubbo

May 22, 2021

We couldn’t be happier to head west and score an impressive double as WANMEI & THISWILLDOUS found the post for the stable. Race Report: WANMEIWANMEI has shown his promise over the mile and it continued today with a narrow victory at Dubbo to make it 2 from his last 3. It ...

Oakfield Navajo a Class Above

Oakfield Navajo a Class Above

May 15, 2021

OAKFIELD NAVAJO has come back a different horse this campaign winning or placing in all 4 trials before stepping out first up for a solid third. He was rewarded today swinging wide and unleashing a strong finish down the middle of the track to score by half a ...

Too Good to be Tru maintains his Taree Record

Too Good to be Tru maintains his Taree Record

May 03, 2021

The winning continues for the up and coming TOO GOOD TO BE TRU as he made it three wins from 5 starts, maintaining a perfect record at Taree.The son of Redoute’s Choice needed some luck but once in the clear stormed down the inside the score by half a length.Andrew Gibbons ...

Wanmei no longer a Maiden

Wanmei no longer a Maiden

May 03, 2021

The first time racing over the mile and WANMEI delivers in spades breaking his maiden status behind a brave and brazen ride from Ben Looker.It was a tricky barrier to navigate but they eventually found themselves outside the leader before Ben caught them napping shaking the ...

Zorocat Strikes

Zorocat Strikes

Apr 29, 2021

After a couple second place finishes ZOROCAT strikes third up into this prep on the home track. On resumption the son of Toronado chased home I Say Hello who went on to place at stakes level.But today he gave nothing else a chance jumping quickly into stride to find the lead ...

Too Good to be Tru Seals the Double

Too Good to be Tru Seals the Double

Apr 16, 2021

First up off a let up and TOO GOOD TO BE TRU showcases a brilliant finish down the outside of the field to salute by a length to continue his excellent start now 2 wins from 4 starts. The Redoute’s Choice gelding was impressive racing wide throughout but still able to finish ...

Wellington Boot won by SONNET STAR

Wellington Boot won by SONNET STAR

Mar 29, 2021

Damien Lane rode the Wellington Boot roller coaster on Sunday.The Wyong-based trainer had favourite Tidal Impact scratched at the gates just moments before the $200,000 Hermitage Hill Wellington Boot (1100m) jumped.The impressive filly was ruled out alongside Matthew Dale's ...

Sonnet Star Wins the Boot

Sonnet Star Wins the Boot

Mar 28, 2021

The 2021 WELLINGTON BOOT comes home with team lane! Runner up in the race last year with Girls Kick on this year we went one better.That 5 minutes is just an example of the highs and lows of racing, We had two very good chances, Tidal Impact scratched at the barriers, who was to ...

This Willdous Runs them Ragged

This Willdous Runs them Ragged

Mar 27, 2021

After a tough second place finish last start it was great to see THISWILLDOUS find the winner’s stall once again at Wellington. Matthew Cahill rated the son of Zoustar beautifully up front as he led from pillar to post eventually securing the 2.7L victory.Congratulations ...

Just Field Goes Back First Up

Just Field Goes Back First Up

Mar 26, 2021

Back from a spell and coming off an impressive trial win on the home track ensures JUST FIELD doesn’t miss a beat showcasing a strong finish down the middle of the track to go home by a length. Darryl McLellan gave her plenty of time and space and it was great to see the Deep ...

Buckin' Beauty too Tough

Buckin' Beauty too Tough

Feb 27, 2021

BUCKIN’ BEAUTY’s toughness was on full display today up at the Gold Coast holding off the favourite by half a head. The daughter of Delago Deluxe pinged the start to find the front easily with Travis Wolfgram keeping her in a good rhythm. At the top of the straight she was ...

Zastarisborn Breaks the Maiden

Zastarisborn Breaks the Maiden

Feb 27, 2021

Great to see ZASTARISBORN break into the winner’s circle for the first time at start number 7. She has been a work in progress since making the move north and Qin Yong rode her perfectly allowed for a superior finish.Congratulations to all involvedOwners – Mr H Roach, Mr R J ...

Oakfield Missile Launches in Queensland

Oakfield Missile Launches in Queensland

Feb 20, 2021

It was a classy effort by OAKFILED MISSILE who took out the BM80 Hcp (1830m) with Ryan Maloney in the saddle. The Not A Single Doubt is stakes performed and deserved this win after finishing 3rd in the Listed Belle Of The Turf this campaign.Congratulations to the ...

Buckin' Lucky too Tough

Buckin' Lucky too Tough

Feb 12, 2021

BUCKIN’ LUCKY didn’t make us wait too long, breaking the maiden status with a tenacious display at Tamworth. Third time was a charm for the daughter of Kermadec who appreciated the rise to the mile and showcased a brilliant finish down the middle of the track with Billy ...

Oakfield Double at Muswellbrook

Oakfield Double at Muswellbrook

Jan 07, 2021

It was a great day for the stable today as Digger McLellan put on a clinic in heavy conditions at Muswellbrook. OAKFIELD ROMANCE has been flying this time in and she notched up her second win to have her powering through the grades.Congratulations to all involvedOwners - Mr B ...

Oakfield Prince wins on Debut

Oakfield Prince wins on Debut

Jan 07, 2021

It is a great feeling for owners when your horse can win on debut and it was an impressive debut win for OAKFIELD PRINCE at Muswellbrook as he lived up to the promise shown in trials where he placed in both. The son of So You Think displayed lovely early speed to find the front ...