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Hidden Babe makes the trip well worth it

Hidden Babe makes the trip well worth it

Jun 26, 2011

When there are so many racecourses closer to Jacobs Well than Rockhampton (8 hours away), it needs to be a good reason to head there.   Luckily it was the Rockhampton Cup meeting and the prize money up for grabs was very enticing.  The carnival was held over two ...

Big team aimed at local riches

Big team aimed at local riches

Jun 23, 2011

Our Victorian stable is lucky in that we get the opportunity to have a local meeting every fortnight with the durable Cranbourne track hosting one every second Sunday. This Sunday we take six good chances to the races to make the most of the home track advantage. Our day ...

Play Just For Me returns to the winners stall

Play Just For Me returns to the winners stall

Jun 09, 2011

The ever consistent mare Play Just For Me returned to the winners stall at Moonee Valley on Wednesday for the first time in 18 months. While it was quite a while between drinks, it never seemed like a drought as she is so honest and rarely runs a bad race. Although her ...

Rosie heads off to the breeding barn

Rosie heads off to the breeding barn

May 30, 2011

Monday's Magic Millions Broodmare Sale on the Gold Coast saw our top filly Ringa Ringa Rosie (pictured) head towards the next phase of her life. She was sold for $250,000 to one of the country's biggest and most successful breeders. While the stable and her owners ...

A great broodmare opportunity not to be missed

A great broodmare opportunity not to be missed

May 26, 2011

Our website has often mentioned the feats of our top filly Ringa Ringa Rosie who has been a great asset to the stable. With her career on the racetrack winding down, she is now set to embark on the next phase of her life, in the breeding barn. Purchased at the Gold Coast ...

Lamichi delivers the best present of all

Lamichi delivers the best present of all

May 09, 2011

While the standard presents that are given on Mother's Day are usually flowers, chocolates and gardening tools (sorry Mum), Lamichi decided to deliver the perfect present with a victory at Sale over 1700m. Although any victory is worth celebrating, Lamichi's owner ...

Our Recidivist goes back-to-back

Our Recidivist goes back-to-back

May 01, 2011

Statistics will show that once a horse breaks their maiden status, the percentage of horses who win at their very next start is extremely low. So for Our Recidivist (pictured) to win his maiden at the Gold Coast and then back it up with an even more impressive win on Friday ...

Secret Tune hits the right note

Secret Tune hits the right note

Apr 26, 2011

As we have mentioned on this website before, our stable is not afraid to travel a little further than usual to find the right race for our horses. This was again highlighted on Tuesday when we sent Secret Tune up north to Mackay to notch up her first victory in the 3yo ...

The doctor is number one

The doctor is number one

Apr 25, 2011

Two-year-old colt Dr Ichi made it two wins from only three starts with an impressive victory on Anzac Day at Eagle Farm. The son of first season sire Dr Green was having his second run back from a spell after winning on debut at the Gold Coast in January. Leading rider ...

Laming Racing finish the day on top in two sports

Laming Racing finish the day on top in two sports

Apr 18, 2011

Saturday proved to be a very productive day for the Laming Racing team as we celebrated two winners. Our Recidivist, a four-year-old son of Al Maher was having his first start for our stable at the Gold Coast and he didn't take long to make a positive ...

Our winter assault begins this Saturday

Our winter assault begins this Saturday

Apr 07, 2011

This Saturday at Doomben is starting to shape as a pivotal day for our team heading towards the Winter carinval in Queensland. In race 2, Dr Ichi lines up in the 2yo Handicap over 1000m. After winning impressively on debut back in January, the son of Dr Green was immediately ...

Babe doesn't keep her talents 'hidden'

Babe doesn't keep her talents 'hidden'

Mar 24, 2011

There is a saying that has been around in racing for many decades, "bad things only happen to good horses". Talented filly Hidden Babe (pictured) is an example of this, although thankfully those "bad things" were only constant wide barriers. It seems ...

Strong team heading towards Pakenham Cup day

Strong team heading towards Pakenham Cup day

Mar 03, 2011

Most trainers like to target their local cup days and for our Victorian stable, Pakenham is just around the corner. Pakenham hold their annual cup meeting this Sunday and it promises to be a great day with perfect weather predicted and some very competitive races across the ...

Dad's Army Back In Business

Dad's Army Back In Business

Feb 20, 2011

Although everyone is on the lookout for the next champion two-year-old who is eligible to race for millions of dollars, it is very important for each stable to have those bread and butter horses that are consistent and reliable. These horses are usually the older horses who ...

Laming Racing News

Laming Racing News

Feb 03, 2011

It has certainly been a big week for everyone at Laming Racing. Firstly, we are very pleased to announce that the mare Chocolate And Lace who was auctioned off at Mackay races on Tuesday February 1, was sold for $6,250. The daughter of Tycoon Ruler had been in stabled in ...

On Face Value has a night out in town

On Face Value has a night out in town

Jan 31, 2011

Lightly raced three-year-old gelding On Face Value (pictured) continued his good campaign with an impressive victory at Moonee Valley on Friday night. After having three starts as a two-year-old, On Face Value returned from a spell as a gelding and recorded his maiden ...

Dr Ichi records a landmark victory

Dr Ichi records a landmark victory

Jan 30, 2011

Two-year-old Dr Ichi went to the races for the first time on Saturday and made an immediate impression. Dr Ichi was one of the very first runners for new stallion Dr Green who was a former leading two-year-old.  Dr Green is also very closely related to a Laming Racing ...

It's time to get behind those less fortunate

It's time to get behind those less fortunate

Jan 26, 2011

After witnessing the devastation caused by the torrential floods in both Queensland and Victoria over the past few weeks, we have come to realise that we are all so lucky to have basic items such as food, clothing, shelter and more importantly our health. These items are ...

The sales season is upon us again

The sales season is upon us again

Jan 12, 2011

It seems to come around faster each year and this year is no different with the yearling sales already on our doorstep. As usual, the Gold Coast Magic Millions sale kicks off proceedings. Apart from the sun and socialising, there are more than 1000 yearlings passing through ...

Statement from Laming Racing

Statement from Laming Racing

Dec 23, 2010

Richard Laming had his appeal against a three year disqualification heard on Monday and unfortunately, the appeal was dismissed. Richard will complete his duties in the Victorian stable on Thursday January 13, 2011. Laming Racing would like to assure all of our valued ...

Road trip pays big dividends

Road trip pays big dividends

Dec 21, 2010

Finding the most suitable race for a horse to win is probably one of the most difficult tasks in racing. Whether it is in the Spring Carnival or picking out a maiden, it is never easy. There are times where trainers are forced to travel a little further than usual to find ...

Summer Carnival in full swing

Summer Carnival in full swing

Dec 10, 2010

Most southerners will think the title of this article is a bit of a joke with the winter-like conditions that have plagued Melbourne throughout the spring and early part of summer. However, further north in Queensland the temperature is up where it should be and the summer ...

On Face Value continues the family tradition

On Face Value continues the family tradition

Dec 06, 2010

Face Value was a great horse for the stable during his racing career and his progeny are doing their best to ensure he keeps putting a smile on our faces. Lightly raced three-year-old On Face Value resumed from a spell at Stony Creek on Saturday and was far too good for his ...

Laming Racing welcomes another baby

Laming Racing welcomes another baby

Dec 01, 2010

As we have mentioned in previous articles, one of the joys of the breeding industry is welcoming new foals into the world. While there aren't many trainers who also dabble in the breeding side of things, Laming Racing have always aimed to retain our well performed mares ...