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Our shot at the big one

Our shot at the big one

Oct 12, 2010

Without a doubt, the 2010 Spring Racing Carnival has well and truly hit Melbourne. Now that the football season is over for another year, Melbourne's attention is firmly placed on the track and all it has to offer. In recent years, the fashion, parties and celebrities ...

Get ready for a big weekend

Get ready for a big weekend

Oct 07, 2010

It's that time of year again as we plan another assault on our hometown cup meeting. The Cranbourne Cup is one of Country Victoria's more popular meetings and it attracts big crowds, big fields and plenty of city-class horses. This year we attack the meeting with ...

Do not miss this great opportunity

Do not miss this great opportunity

Sep 27, 2010

As the old saying goes, you can never have too much of a good thing. And while we at Laming Racing agree with this saying, we would like to give people the chance to join in the fun. Our star filly Ringa Ringa Rosie who is already a Listed winner and Group 1 placegetter from ...

Breeding season in full swing

Breeding season in full swing

Sep 16, 2010

Spring is in the air and while the majority of the racing industry is focused on the Melbourne carnival, another important part of the industry is also enjoying their time of the year. At this time each year, the next batch of superstars are born across the country. When ...

Stationary makes it two-in-a-row

Stationary makes it two-in-a-row

Sep 10, 2010

Lightly raced staying mare Stationary made it two victories from her past two starts with a tough win at Geelong on Friday. After breaking her maiden at the Geelong Synthetic track over 2200m, it made sense to send her back to the same track over the same distance. It proved ...

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Our "Focus" is not always on the track

Sep 07, 2010

For those who are involved in the racing industry, you will agree that it can consume your life. With trackwork in the morning and race meetings in the afternoon, it is difficult to find the time to enjoy other popular sports such as football, cricket and tennis. Laming ...

Rosie sees Brisbane off in style

Rosie sees Brisbane off in style

Aug 30, 2010

Our website could be criticised for mentioning the name Ringa Ringa Rosie a few too many times, however if you witnessed her victory at Doomben on Saturday, you would understand why. After a fantastic winter carnival which ended in a second placing in the Group 1 TJ Smith ...

Stationary by name, not by nature

Stationary by name, not by nature

Aug 27, 2010

Lightly raced mare Stationary (pictured) managed to break her maiden status at Geelong on Friday. After running second at her past two starts, the daughter of Thorn Park stepped back up to the 2200m trip and thanks to a perfect ride from Dwayne Dunn, she proved too strong to ...

Look out for the girls

Look out for the girls

Aug 24, 2010

With spring fast approaching our stable is starting to form nicely and at this early stage, it looks as though the girls will be leading from the front. Headlining our team is obviously the star filly Ringa Ringa Rosie (pictured). She is set to resume on Saturday over 1200m ...

Lamichi opens her account

Lamichi opens her account

Aug 18, 2010

Lightly raced mare Lamichi appreciated the drop in class on Tuesday at Sale to break her maiden status. Now a four-year-old, Lamichi has had eight career starts however the majority of them have been in metropolitan races including the Group 1 Thousand Guineas last ...

Cape Silver upgrades to Gold

Cape Silver upgrades to Gold

Aug 13, 2010

Lightly raced stayer Cape Silver produced a strong finishing burst to win first-up at Ipswich on Friday. The son of Cape Cross settled second last in the field over the 1680m trip before Chris Munce hooked him to the outside and he finished off too well to grab victoriy ...

Laming Racing News

Laming Racing News

Aug 10, 2010

As a new racing season begins, it is a little frightening to think that another spring carnival is already on our doorstep. Last week the nominations for the feature races of the Melbourne spring were released, we will be represented by a small team however we are confident ...

2009/10 Season in Review

2009/10 Season in Review

Jul 30, 2010

As the 2009/10 racing season draws to a close this weekend, now is a good time to look back at what has been another big year. It all started early in the season when progressive stayer Crossthestart began his spring campaign with four victories in Brisbane before heading ...

Face The Front proves far too strong

Face The Front proves far too strong

Jul 18, 2010

Our weekend trip across the border to Adelaide proved to be a good one with promising young stayer Face The Front (pictured) recording his second career victory. After jumping from barrier 1, leading apprentice Jarrod Fry settled Face The Front in a comfortable position and ...

We're off to the city of churches

We're off to the city of churches

Jul 16, 2010

This Saturday, we travel across the border to Adelaide with three live chances. Promising two-year-old Image of Darkness resumes from a short spell over 1000m and is ready to run a great race. With the experience of his first preparation which included a fast finishing third ...

Lamichi ready to display her talents

Lamichi ready to display her talents

Jul 09, 2010

Promising filly Lamichi will step out at Flemington on Saturday in the Rivette Series Final, a $100,000 race for three-year-old fillies. Although still a maiden, Lamichi has raced out of maiden company for all bar one of her five career starts. Her only start in a maiden was ...

Ms Brown has no time to waste

Ms Brown has no time to waste

Jul 05, 2010

Most good judges will tell you that the hardest race to win in a horse's career is its maiden. This was proven at Kembla Grange on Saturday, when a horse finally broke his maiden at career start 47. So to win a race at your very first career start is an achievement that only ...

Win? Indeed I Can

Win? Indeed I Can

Jul 04, 2010

It was a case of start number thirteen being the luckiest for emerging stayer Indeed I Am on Sunday at the Sunshine Coast. After twelve career starts that produced four seconds, Indeed I Am broke his maiden status with a comprehensive victory over 1800m, winning by four ...

Crossthestart lands the big one

Crossthestart lands the big one

Jun 15, 2010

Every trainer will tell you that there are certain races that they love to win and over the years the Brisbane Cup is definitely one of them for Laming Racing. After winning the event twice in the 90's with Desert Chill, it had been a while between drinks before it was ...

Rosie gallant in defeat

Rosie gallant in defeat

Jun 14, 2010

Star filly Ringa Ringa Rosie lost no admirers on Saturday at Eagle Farm when narrowly beaten in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes.  Sent out as one of the main chances, Rosie enjoyed a good run in the second half of the field and began to produce her trademark strong ...

The Chief Comes First

The Chief Comes First

Jun 13, 2010

While most of our attention was focused on the feature races at Eagle Farm, Laming Racing recorded a very fulfilling victory down the road at the Gold Coast. Chiefcomingfirst, a rising eight-year-old who has had to battle through many injury problems, finally had some luck ...

Grand Final day has finally arrived

Grand Final day has finally arrived

Jun 11, 2010

This Saturday at Eagle Farm will see Laming Racing represented in three of the season's biggest races by horses with varying backgrounds. The best thing about each of these races is that the planning has been in place for months. Crossthestart started his career off in ...

Stradbroke excitement captured by the children at Gumdale Primary

Stradbroke excitement captured by the children at Gumdale Primary

Jun 08, 2010

One of the great aspects of racing in Australia is that every state gets their moment in the spotlight.  Spring in Melbourne, Autumn in Sydney, and now the focus is on Brisbane in the Winter.  After some excellent lead-up events, the carnival reaches its climax this ...

Fly With Me forced to share the spoils

Fly With Me forced to share the spoils

Jun 07, 2010

Talented three-year-old gelding Fly With Me is starting to make a habit of winning lately and managed to do it again on Saturday at the Gold Coast, albeit this time sharing the major prize in a dead heat. The son of Flying Spur has now won three of his last five starts and ...