Latest News from Laming Racing

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 ...

New addition to the Laming website!!

Jul 10, 2009

A new section has been added to our already fantastic website.  Success and Highlights looks at the great wins that our stable has enjoyed over many years.  We have celebrated success at all of the main metropolitan tracks in the country, at varying distances and ...

Crossthestart kicks the day off in great fashion!!

Jul 04, 2009

Cape Cross gelding Crossthestart made it two victories in a row with a sylish victory in the opening race today at Eagle Farm.  After jumping from a wide barrier, jockey Jim Bryne settled down towards the end of the field before finishing strongly down the outside.  ...

Another big weekend for Laming Racing!!

Jul 02, 2009

Lately, each weekend seems to be even bigger than the last and that trend continues this weekend with two great chances in feature races in Melbourne and Brisbane. In Melbourne, Benelli is right on track for the Winter Championship Final at Flemington.  He has impressed at ...

Phaze Action gallant in defeat!!

Jun 29, 2009

Talented stayer Phaze Action has given his owners some great thrills throughout this preparation and that continued on Saturday at a very wet Sunshine Coast. Phaze Action ploughed through the mud to finish second in the Listed Caloundra Cup run over 2400m.  The prize ...

Laming Racing launches three-state assault!!

Jun 25, 2009

The Laming Racing Team is looking forward to attacking the East Coast of Australia this weekend with runners in three states. Phaze Action is set to tackle the Listed Caloundra Cup worth $200,000 on the Sunshine Coast over 2400m.  After a nice tune up two weeks ago at the ...

Yearlings Running Out Fast!!

Jun 25, 2009

There are only a handful of shares remaining for some very exciting yearlings that we purchased earlier this year at the sales. The majority of yearlings have been based at our property for some time now and are showing great promise on the training track. Yearlings are still ...

'The Beast' sets sights on the jumps

'The Beast' sets sights on the jumps

Jun 18, 2009

On of our more popular horses in the stable, Guara Grove Beast is set to tackle the Ted Best Hurdle at Moonee Valley on Saturday.   Coming off a surprise victory on the flat at Sale two starts ago, Guara Grove Beast is spot on for Saturday's race. Guara Grove Beast teamed ...

Benelli gets well deserved victory!!

Benelli gets well deserved victory!!

Jun 13, 2009

New Zealand import Benelli broke through for his first Australian victory with an all the way win today at Sandown. Benelli's first two starts in Australia suggested he was very close to a victory, and it took a very intelligent ride from jockey Craig Williams who went straight ...

Crossthestart crosses the finish FIRST!!

Jun 13, 2009

Crossthestart started off a fantastic day for the Laming Stable with a gutsy victory in the opening race on Ipswich Cup Day.  The 4yo Gelding by Cape Cross enjoyed the firmer surface and the rise in distance to record his first Australian victory since arriving from New ...

Guara Grove Beast scores impressive victory!!

Jun 09, 2009

Guara Grove Beast may have caught many punters by surprise with his victory today at Sale but his loyal followers knew he was capable of a forward showing. After being sent out as an outsider, Guara Grove Beast settled towards the rear of the field before a great ride from ...

Benelli on track for the Winter Championship!!

Jun 07, 2009

New Zealand import Benelli continued from where he left off with another super effort yesterday at Flemington in heat 3 of the Winter Championship series.  Benelli was beaten by a Long Neck into second place by Gold Salute after settling just off midfield before finishing ...

Vale Bruce McLachlan

Jun 03, 2009

The Laming Stable wish to convey their condolences to Lorraine McLachlan and her three sons after the sudden death of Bruce this morning at their family home. Bruce and his family have been great friends of the Laming family for many years and he will be sadly missed. Bruce ...

Naadji wins on and off the track!!

Naadji wins on and off the track!!

Jun 01, 2009

Promising young stayer Naadji showed some of his potential with a gutsy win on Saturday at Flemington.  Jockey Dwayne Dunn was blocked for a run in the straight but weaved through along the inside and grabbed victory right on the post. Congratulations to the winning owners ...

Cups Not Just A Phaze, Its Action!!

Cups Not Just A Phaze, Its Action!!

May 29, 2009

Talented stayer Phaze Action will this week head to our Queensland stable to compete in the Caloundra and Queensland Cups races. His trackwork reverse way was very good and he will contest the Caloundra Cup (2400m) on June 27 prior to the Queensland Cup (3200m) a week later on ...

Phaze Wins Ramsden Stakes In Class Action!!

Phaze Wins Ramsden Stakes In Class Action!!

May 18, 2009

Owners Ian MacDonald, Robert Date were the most excited owners on course at Flemington on Saturday after Phaze Action took out the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes (3200m). Paul Smith who also owns Phaze Action was unable to attend the meeting due to overseas commitments, however he ...

Phaze To Meet Ramsden Stakes Head On!!!

Phaze To Meet Ramsden Stakes Head On!!!

May 13, 2009

Talented stayer Phaze Action will have his Grand Final race this preparation in the Andrew Ramsden Stakes (3200m) on Saturday at Flemington. His owners Ian MacDonald, Rob Date and Paul Smith visited him at the stables on Tuesday afternoon and were grilling in anticipation and ...

Smiles All Round At The Bool!!

May 09, 2009

Talented horse Mr. Smile showed his tenacity in a fine performance winning at Warrnambool over the May Race Week Carnival on Thursday. With a great ride from Darren Gauci, Mr. Smile led all the way with blinkers applied to win in impressive fashion by 2 lengths. Owners Bill ...

Warrnambool Beckons For Lamings!!

Warrnambool Beckons For Lamings!!

May 04, 2009

The May Race Week at Warrnambool is the biggest Country Race Week held in Australia and The Laming Racing Team will be there in force. We are taking a big team of good chances to the Carnival culminating in the Grand Annual Steeplechase (5500m) with War Dancer on the last day. ...

Phaze Gets Right Into Action!!

Phaze Gets Right Into Action!!

Apr 30, 2009

Impressive stayer Phaze Action thrilled his connections yesterday with a powerful win in the 0-82 2100m Hcp at Sandown. Ridden by Damien Oliver, Phaze Action was forced to go forward in the mid stage of the race and toughed out a gruelling run to the line to win by a slender ...

Laming Sponsors Cancer Canteen Children

Laming Sponsors Cancer Canteen Children

Apr 27, 2009

The Laming Stable has always been focused on Charities and this one is no different. Canteen Kids is a charity focusing on Kids with Cancer and the Laming Racing Team have sponsored a Race Car to carry the Laming Racing Logo. The picture above is a barbeque day we put on for the ...

Grand Annual Beckons for War Dancer!!

Grand Annual Beckons for War Dancer!!

Apr 27, 2009

Ageless Jumping Warrior were the words used by on-course Broadcaster Brian Markovic as 10 year old War Dancer streeted his rivals in the 3650m Quality Steeplechase at Yarra Valley yesterday in what was an exhibition of outstanding jumping and pure endurance. Originally from the ...