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Leading Trainer Under 100 starters

Leading Trainer Under 100 starters

Aug 10, 2019

Michael received an outstanding achievement award at the recent Cranbourne Racing Industry Awards night for the Cranbourne trainer with the most winners for the season. A great effort to train 10 winners from only 68 starters considering approximately 20 of those were for ...

Rubme Makes It A Stable Double

Rubme Makes It A Stable Double

Aug 03, 2019

Rubme stormed home at Casterton to bring up a running double for the stable and win number 10 for the season. The ever consistent galloper brought up his 6th career victory thanks to an absolute peach of a ride from Jack Hill. Drawn the outside barrier Jack had Rubme ...

Rylstone Romps Home

Rylstone Romps Home

Aug 03, 2019

Rylstone broke his maiden in impressive fashion at Casterton at only his 3rd start. Typical of most horses that come through our system he has been patiently handled given plenty of time to mature. No surprise to see him win with authority after his last run where he had no luck ...

Come In Spinner!

Come In Spinner!

Jun 03, 2019

Lucky Spinner stormed home from last to win his maiden in impressive fashion over 1600m on a very heavy track at Moe on Monday. He put the writing on the wall last start with a closing 4th after making a long sustained run at Geelong. Lucky Spinner has taken an eternity to ...

Impressive Banksy

Impressive Banksy

May 19, 2019

Banksy Strikes stormed home at Ballarat last Friday to win his maiden emphatically. The step up in trip and with the addition of blinkers big Banksy Strikes settled back last and rounded them up in the straight to win running away. Great result for the son of Wanted to get ...

Plot The Course Back In The Winners Stall

Plot The Course Back In The Winners Stall

May 12, 2019

It was a long time between drinks but Plot The Course found himself in the winners circle at Cranbourne on Friday night with a convincing win. He thoroughly deserved another one his 5th after enduring bad luck, injury and racing in competitive city company year in year out. ...

War Colt Joins The Team

War Colt Joins The Team

May 12, 2019

We were delighted to purchase a lovely colt by War at the recent Inglis Gold Sale to add to our Boutique stable. After inspecting some 100 colts at the Sale he was in our humble opinion in the top 3 colts purely on type. He has everything that we look for when ...

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 ...