Latest News from Andrew Payne Racing

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.

Thunder Connection wins first-up

Sep 09, 2016

Thunder Connection was impressive first-up at Mornington over 1500 metres, winning his 2nd race in 4 starts.