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La Marita scores first up at Warrnambool

La Marita scores first up at Warrnambool

Nov 28, 2021

La Marita's impressive first up record was recorded again at Warrnambool today, with her taking out race 6 with Jordan Childs on board. The talented mare settled last in the small field with a big weight of 61kg to score narrowly on the line. It was a lovely ...

Pit Viper poisons his rivals

Pit Viper poisons his rivals

Jul 13, 2021

Pit Viper was an impressive winner of race 2 at Ballarat today. At only his fourth start, the son of Toronado made the most of his good barrier to put himself on the speed and he was strong to the line over the 1200m. It was a great ride by Jack Martin and also ...

Getting right in 'The Thick Of It' at Bendigo

Getting right in 'The Thick Of It' at Bendigo

Apr 16, 2019

It was a gutsy win by 'The Thick Of It' in the last race at Bendigo today. After racing ungenerously early in the race, jockey Jarrod Fry was able to get him into a good position from the 800m mark to be right behind the leaders coming to the home turn. He was ...

Away went Awaytoff

Away went Awaytoff

Mar 19, 2019

Awaytoff was a runnerway winner in the first race at Bendigo today.  With the Blinkers on for the first time , his jockey Jarrod Fry took him straight to the lead from barrier 4. He rated him nicely and was able to pinch some cheap sectionals mid ...

Sir Poitier Wins at Donald

Sir Poitier Wins at Donald

Feb 15, 2019

Congratulations to all of the connections of Sir Poitier, winning race 4 at Donald today.At only having his second start, it was great to see him come back from a successful wind operation and show us the ability that he has always shown us at home.It was a lovely ...

Not An Ambiturner Wins Again

Not An Ambiturner Wins Again

Oct 10, 2018

Not An Ambiturner was a strong winner of race 7 at Bendigo today. He was ridden confidently out in front by jockey Jye McNeil. I appreciate the opportunities from Owner/Breeder Mike Hirst along with all the other part owners.He is a lovely, relaxed staying horse ...

Not An Ambiturner wins at Geelong

Not An Ambiturner wins at Geelong

Sep 02, 2018

Not An Ambiturner won race 4 at Geelong today, with a bold front running ride by Jarrod Fry.  It was a fabulous training effort by Andrew with the horse only having his second start over the 2200m.Jarrod took the son of Hard Spun to the lead shortly after going ...

I’m Dun Dreamin’

I’m Dun Dreamin’

Aug 30, 2018

I’m Dun Dreamin’ was an impressive winner at his first start at Cranbourne on Sunday. Having only had one previous trial leading into  this, the son of Dundeel over came inexperience to win convincingly on the line. His trainer Andrew Payne has always had ...

Invinski wins at Echuca

Invinski wins at Echuca

Apr 08, 2018

Invinski was a comfortable winner at Echuca today. After settlling back off a fast tempo, jockey Mitch Aiken was able to angle into clear running on the home turn and hold off all challengers. It was great to get another winner for a great group of ...

Broadway Danza rattles home to just miss out at Bendigo.

Mar 13, 2018

Broadway Danza ran a gallant race at Bendigo today to just miss out on first place. He settled back in the field and had a uninterrupted run coming to the corner but once he got to the outside in the straight he was powering home and with a few more strides would ...

Don’t Take No wins at Benalla

Don’t Take No wins at Benalla

Feb 23, 2018

Don’t Take No was impressive winning the first race at Benalla today. The filly was second up over the 1200m, she was able to settled back in the field off a solid tempo and from the 600m jockey Jarrod Fry was able to get her into clear running to run down ...

Broadway Danza puts on a show at Yarra Valley

Feb 10, 2018

Broadway Danza was a dominant winner at Yarra Valley today. With Jarrod Fry on board he settled mid field on the inside and was able to angle out from the 600m and once he turned into the straight he burst into the clear and he won very convincingly in the end. It ...

Don’t Take No narrowly misses first up.

Feb 07, 2018

Don’t Take No narrowly missed in her first up run at Warrnambool today. It was great to see her return in such promising fashion.       Having settled back in the run at only her second start she hit the line strongly and she looks to have a nice future ...

Invinski breaks his maiden win at Terang

Feb 01, 2018

Invinski broke his maiden win in tough fashion at Terang on Wednesday, he was ridden well under the strong guidance of Jarod Fry. He continues his impressive record with having seven starts and yet to be out of the money. Hopefully he can continue on his winning ways for ...

Andrew wins award for Leading Trainer by Strike Rate

Andrew wins award for Leading Trainer by Strike Rate

Sep 15, 2017

Andrew was pleased to receive the award for 'Leading Local Trainer by Strike Rate' again at this year's Ballarat Turf Club awards for 2016-2017 season. Andrew is grateful to his staff and loyal owners for their help and support throughout the year and grateful that he is able ...

Vellastar makes it two in a row

Apr 23, 2017

Vellastar proved what a tough horse he is to make it two in a row on the comeback from an operation. He responded well to Jarrod Fry, who Andrew believes is one of the strongest riders in Victoria ... hopefully he can continue on his winning ways.

Private Lounge notches up a city win

Feb 02, 2017

Terrific for Private Lounge to get a city win on the board at Sandown yesterday. Still learning as a racehorse, she was well ridden by Jack Martin to post a strong win over a handy field. With two wins and a city third from three starts, she is providing owners with plenty of ...

Big win from promising filly Private Lounge on debut

Jan 01, 2017

Private Lounge produced an excellent effort in her first race start, winning impressively at Echuca yesterday. She has shown Andrew glimpses of ability and didn't disappoint on debut. A fine, light filly, she required delicate training to bring her up to race fitness - ...

Thunder Connection a solid winner at Cranbourne

Nov 25, 2016

Congratulations to owners David and Clarence in Hong Kong with a solid win by Thunder Connection tonight at Cranbourne. As owners, they are a pleasure to deal with and Andrew was very happy to get another win for them. A top ride from Luke Currie - caps off a nice week for the ...

Sadia delights owners with first-up win in symbolic racing colours

Sadia delights owners with first-up win in symbolic racing colours

Nov 24, 2016

Sadia thrilled Andrew and his owners with a first-up win at Bendigo today. The racing colours worn by Sadia are the colours of owner Brett Lowry, who designed the colours incorporating 65 red roses as a means of creating awareness for Cystic Fibrosis. '65 Roses' ...

Sassoon wins on debut

Nov 10, 2016

Sassoon scored an impressive win on debut at Bendigo yesterday, exciting his owners and stable with a last-to-first victory. Andrew has always had a good opinion of him and was looking forward to his debut, but a horse that shows decent ability in track ...

Thunder Connection just misses out at the Valley

Sep 24, 2016

Thunder Connection was game in defeat last night at the Valley, going down narrowly in the closing stages of the race. Unfortunately bad barriers can sometimes get you beat, and this seemed to be the case for Thunder Connection. It was a good, tough run from the horse and ...

Thunder Connection steps out at the Valley

Sep 22, 2016

Thunder Connection heads to Moonee Valley tomorrow night. Andrew was thrilled with his win last start and is looking forward to seeing him step up over the longer distance.

Junuh caps off a nice week for the stable

Sep 11, 2016

Junuh won comfortably at Pakenham yesterday, capping off a nice week for the stable. Perfectly ridden by apprentice Jack Martin, Junuh settled at the rear of the field and obtained a lovely run up the inside to win easily.