Latest News from Trotter Racing

April Update

April Update

Apr 14, 2019

After a successful summer period which yielded 4 wins and a city 2nd our small team are all back in work after spells and freshen ups. The team is now fully settled into their new home at Facey Road and it is virtually a full house with room for 1 or 2 more. It is a great ...

Banksy Looks Ready To Strike

Banksy Looks Ready To Strike

Apr 14, 2019

Banksy Strikes has made a promising start to his racing career. Well named after the famous street artist Banksy being by Wanted out of Art and Craft the now 3 year old has been patiently handled to date. Still learning his craft he performed well 2nd up to finish 4th in a good ...

Upcoming Runners February

Upcoming Runners February

Feb 09, 2019

Off the back of Cyclone Tim's recent win and the outstanding form over the summer of Empire Liberty which has yielded 3 wins the stable looks to have some good chances coming up. The very talented Reconciled was excellent first up recently at Mornington after a long layoff. She ...

Cyclone Tim Breaks Through

Cyclone Tim Breaks Through

Feb 09, 2019

Cyclone Tim continued a family tradition providing another winner for the mare Darsawye. He joins his older siblings before him as a winner after a determined effort at Yarra Valley on Saturday. The Trotter family homebred has taken time to mature and like many of his ...

Nice Return From Plot The Course

Nice Return From Plot The Course

Jan 27, 2019

Plot The Course came through his day out at Flemington in excellent order. Not expected to be a winning chance after a long absence that was furher delayed due to jarring up after trialling when on the cusp of resuming in late November. Given time to find his ...

High 5 For Empire

High 5 For Empire

Jan 27, 2019

Empire Liberty continued on his winning way with another typically tough win at Pakenham in the 1600m Benchmark 64. Reunited with Dylan Dunn the race was won in the first 200m when it was obvious no one wanted to take up the lead. Dylan took the opportunity to rate him to ...

Empire Liberty Wins Again

Empire Liberty Wins Again

Dec 28, 2018

Empire Liberty made it 4 wins for the year and 3 at Cranbourne toughing it out to defeat the short priced favourite Indrabeel in the Mypunter.com Benchmark 64. He is truely in a rich vein of form with two excellent runs this time in. The handsome son of prolific winner ...

Another Cyclone On The Radar!

Another Cyclone On The Radar!

Dec 24, 2018

It is the final Cyclone to grace the track. Known in the the stable as Charlie the last daughter of Darsawye by Moshe appears to have good ability. A typical chestnut in the mould of her siblings she looks a runner. She heads to the paddock now after getting to the ...

Jasper The Friendly Foal

Jasper The Friendly Foal

Dec 24, 2018

The latest edition to the Trotter Stable arrived in November a cracking filly by the impeccably bred Wayed Zain a magnificent looking son of multiple Gr 1 winning sire High Chaparral out of half-sister to champion sire Encosta de Lago and a winner of 2 of 5 starts ...

The Big Girl heads to the paddock

The Big Girl heads to the paddock

Dec 24, 2018

Our lovely Turffontein - Inkster 2 year old filly headed to the paddock after her recent jumpout at the Cranbourne Training complex. She has had a thorough grounding which saw her progress to an educational jumpout performing very well. She has plenty of size and strength ...

Plot The Course back on track

Plot The Course back on track

Dec 24, 2018

The old boy Plot The Course appears to be closer to resuming after a strong gallop on Christmas Eve. All set to go after an impressive trial in late November he just took along time to get over the hitout jarring up on the hard track. He appears to be over his niggles now ...

Marty Progressing Nicely

Marty Progressing Nicely

Dec 24, 2018

The Wanted - Art and Craft 3 year old showed good ability in his first serious jumpout on Christmas Eve running second to a city winning galloper. He was very professional racing forward and lengthening stride when asked. He is still only in the early stages of his ...

Empire Liberty Win Number 3

Empire Liberty Win Number 3

Dec 18, 2018

Empire Liberty recorded his third win of the year with a dominating 2 length victory over 1400m at Cranbourne last Saturday night. He ran right up to his first up run when off the track for the entire trip to flash late to narrowly miss. Dylan Dunn gave him a lovely ride landing ...

Big Marty

Big Marty

Dec 09, 2018

Our soon to be named Wanted 3 year old known as Marty in the stable is close to a jump out. This big boy has been given plenty of time to mature and develop into his large frame. We are now starting to see the benefit on the track as he starts to speed up. He is a lovely ...

Time To Reconcile

Dec 09, 2018

Reconciled has returned to work after forced back to the paddock over winter with immature knees. This girl has the talent but has been held back with soundness issues to date. On the track she is the most talented galloper in our care and while frustrating for all concern ...

Class Filly

Dec 09, 2018

Our Turffontein-Inkster filly continues to make excellent progress in the stable. Michael has given her his usual thorough grounding and education and she continues to thrive. This week Jason Maskiell gave her a spin around, asking her to stride up the final 200m for the first ...

Empire Poised To Strike

Empire Poised To Strike

Dec 09, 2018

Empire Liberty bounced back after not coming up last time in with an eye catching nose 2nd at Yarra Valley first up. He went missing over the winter months losing all form. Put down to a virus Empire Liberty turned the corner, brightened up in the coat and looked more like the ...

Plot The Course Back In Work

Sep 16, 2018

Plot The Course has returned to the stables after having a nice break. As a 7 year old that has not been over taxed with racing during his career mainly due to injury and other annoying niggles along the way he looks in great order. His form over the summer coming off ...

A Very Forward Filly

Sep 16, 2018

Turffontein has had a terrific run of success recently through the deeds of the ever consistent Widgee Turf who has transformed from a handy galloper into a genuine group horse. He also has an exciting prospect in Singapore who won his 3rd straight race recently called Bold ...

Empire Building

Empire Building

Sep 16, 2018

Empire Liberty heads to Wangaratta on Monday finally getting into a race that he should be competitive in. Paying the price of winning 2 in a row over the summer Empire Liberty has found himself over the winter months competing in the tough 64 Benchmark grades giving away ...

Premier Filly

Premier Filly

Mar 14, 2018

We are absolutely delighted to secure such a classy filly for the stable at the recent Melbourne Inglis Premier Sale. This beautiful filly is by Turffontein out of the St Leger wiinner and Oaks placed mare Inkster. An inspection will not disappoint she oozes class and ...

Back To Back for Empire!

Back To Back for Empire!

Feb 05, 2018

Empire Liberty managed to go back to back with a very determined win at Geelong over 1700m. Coming off his maiden win at Cranbourne on the wet track where he raced more forward to combat the rain affected track he enjoyed being back on top of the ground. In a fast run race where ...

Australia Day Weekend Runners

Australia Day Weekend Runners

Jan 26, 2018

Plot The Course looking to continue his excellent return to the racetrack goes into the Ladbrokes Handicap over 1700m in great shape 3rd up at Caulfield. He put the writing on the wall with a third placing at the same course 3 weeks ago. He has trained on very well and his ...

Plot The Course Tacking Nicely

Plot The Course Tacking Nicely

Jan 14, 2018

Comeback galloper Plot The Course has signalled that he has lost none of his ability with two excellent runs after his injury enforced lay off. A good run first up at Moonee Valley was then followed up with an excellent 3rd at Caulfield behind the highly promising Widgee Turf. ...