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Nov 30, 2009

With the month of November coming to an end, Laming Racing is pleased to announce that a running total of $1,100 has been raised for the 'Movember' fundraiser.  While some of the participants (I won't name anyone) could not grow a moustache as effectively as others, all ...

Bashful Girl continues Laming's total Eclipse

Bashful Girl continues Laming's total Eclipse

Nov 23, 2009

On Saturday at Sandown, Bashful Girl took out the final Group race of the 2009 Spring Carnival with a gutsy win in the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes. The win was significant for our stable as it became the second winner in as many years in the feature event.  The 2008 race was ...

Face The Front records a special family victory

Face The Front records a special family victory

Nov 18, 2009

It may just be a Maiden at Ipswich, however the win of Face The Front in Tuesday's 1700m Maiden was a very significant one for the Laming family.  As you can probably guess from the name, Face The Front is sired by Face Value, who is now in his second season as a ...

Time to get behind a worthy cause

Time to get behind a worthy cause

Nov 13, 2009

In the past few years, the month of November has become synonymous with raising badly needed funds and awareness for men's health issues such as prostate cancer and depression. The purpose of 'Movember' is for men to revert back to the good ol' days of the 1970's and 80's and ...

Rosie opens her account in style

Rosie opens her account in style

Nov 09, 2009

While most of the racing headlines were centered around Flemington on Saturday as the Melbourne Cup Carnival finished up, the Laming Racing team created our own headline act further north at Doomben.  Two-year-old first-starter Ringa Ringa Rosie was not considered a strong ...

Play Just For Me goes one better

Nov 05, 2009

Lightly raced 4yo Stravinsky mare Play Just For Me chalked up a well deserved win at Kyneton on Wednesday in the NMIT Fillies and Mares Showcase over 1100m.  After finishing 2nd, 2nd, 3rd and 2nd at her four previous starts this preparation, Play Just For Me went into the ...

Crossthestart gives a great fight

Oct 28, 2009

Very honest galloper Crossthestart came extremely close to winning the $150,000 Listed Bendigo Cup on Wednesday. Ridden by champion jockey Damien Oliver, Crossthestart had to jump from a wide barrier but managed to find a nice position in the run.  Oliver hooked him out at ...

Laming Racing set to open first class Pre-Training complex

Oct 22, 2009

Monday, October 26 will see Laming Racing add to our state-of-the-art Clyde training property with a new pre-training complex at Manks Road, Cranbourne.  This property will cater for trainers across Victoria who are wanting to give their horses the best available ...

Alesprit sets the Gold Coast alight

Oct 12, 2009

For those who witnessed the first race at the Gold Coast on Saturday, you would have seen something very exciting.  Alesprit, a three-year-old filly by Bel Esprit out of the Rory's Jester mare Rory's Babe, was having her first start for our stable after being transferred ...

Our aim to keep the Cranbourne Cup at home

Oct 08, 2009

This Sunday, our stable has six runners engaged at our hometown Cup meeting at Cranbourne.  Headlining our runners is Crossthestart who is one of the main chances in the Cup.  After being a late scratching prior to the start of last week's Metropolitan Handicap at ...

Stable Staff prove too strong

Oct 05, 2009

On Sunday, the Tooradin Sports Oval hosted the third annual Farriers v Stable Staff football match.  The Stable Staff were made up of trainers, jockeys and stablehands and went into the match as underdogs having never beaten the Farriers. Todd Balfour, who was coaching the ...

50 great days of Spring

Sep 30, 2009

Today, the 2009 Melbourne Spring Carnival is launched.  The carnival lasts for 50 days in total and is the pinnacle of thoroughbred racing in this country.  Our team has been enjoying a great run over the past few weeks and we are working very hard to keep that run ...

Sea Skyes makes it two in a row

Sep 24, 2009

Lightly raced Stravinsky gelding Sea Skye again produced his customary big finishing burst to take out Wednesday's Grand Cidium Handicap over 1500m at Sandown. Settling towards the rear of the field in a generous pace, Sea Skye was eased to the outside and finished better than ...

Crossthestart does it easily

Sep 21, 2009

In-form galloper Crossthestart chalked up another victory on Saturday at Eagle Farm with a commanding three-length win over 2100m. Sent out a solid favourite by the punters, Crossthestart had to contend with jumping from 1500m to 2100m and carry 57.5kg. These concerns ...

Crossthestart on trial for the Metrop!!

Sep 18, 2009

There have been many stories on this website over the past few months on Crossthestart, and with good reason. On Saturday, Crossthestart tackles the 2100m at Eagle Farm and will start a solid favourite with punters.  A win there and he will make the trip south towards ...

Tune Him Up Gets On The Board!!

Sep 14, 2009

Lightly raced Umatilla four-year-old gelding Tune Him Up recorded his first victory on Sunday with a comfortable win in the 1400m Maiden Plate at Sale.  Resuming from a spell after a promising first preparation, Tune Him Up had shown in his work at home and in his trials ...

Big Team Heading To Sale!!

Sep 11, 2009

Five runners will represent the stable at Sale this Sunday in what promises to be a good day. Mr Beau kicks things off in Race 1.  The son of Pentire ran a nice race when resuming from a short spell last week over 1400m and will definitely improve over the longer ...

Sea Skye starts campaign off in fine style!!

Sep 07, 2009

Lightly raced Stravinsky gelding Sea Skye produced a fantastic finishing burst to record a first-up victory at Cranbourne on Sunday over 1300m. His effort quickly reminded connections of his last first-up performance where he missed the start at Mornington and came from last to ...

Crossthestart looking forward to more riches!!

Sep 07, 2009

Crossthestart resumed after a small let-up on Saturday with a great run over 1500m.  In what proved to be a very difficult day for backmarkers at the Eagle Farm track, Crossthestart settled back in the field as is his normal racing pattern and made plenty of ground ...

Won't be long until we see the chief next!!

Aug 31, 2009

Talented stayer Chiefcomingfirst put the disappointment of his last start behind him yesterday with a more improved run at Sandown.  He travelled well in the run and stuck to the inside fence in the straight when his rivals moved into the better going in the middle.  ...

Cape Silver Takes Gold!!

Aug 05, 2009

Cape Silver finally opened his tally today with a strong win at Doomben.  Now a 5yo, the son of Cape Cross broke his maiden status at only his fourth start.  It has obviously been a frustrating run for connections to only see Cape Silver at the races four times, ...

Crossthestart chalks up another win!!

Jul 29, 2009

Four-year-old gelding Crossthestart made it three wins in his last four starts with another solid victory at Doomben.  Tackling the 2020m trip for the first time, jockey Jim Byrne had Crossthestart relaxed in the middle of the field and made his run out wide just before ...

Benelli records tough victory!!

Jul 20, 2009

New Zealand import Benelli recorded an impressive victory on Saturday at Caulfield in the Griffiths Coffee Handicap over 1800m. Brilliantly ridden by top jockey Craig Williams, Benelli had to pull out all stops in the straight to hold off the challenge from Magic ...

Crossthestart ready to take next step

Jul 17, 2009

Cape Cross gelding Crossthestart is set to tackle his toughest test on Saturday when he lines up in the Listed Tattersalls Mile at Eagle Farm.  He tackles the race with the perfect lead up having won his last two starts at Ipswich and Eagle Farm when storming home down the ...