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  • Portelli hoping for Selene's staying genes

    Portelli hoping for Selene's staying genes

    With Gary Portelli enjoying a superb run, he will turn to a half-sister to Caulfield Cup winner Mummify to continue the stable's success at Warwick Farm.
    Aside from having Golden Slipper second ...Read More

  • Testa Rossa Sprinter Emerges From Shadows

    Testa Rossa Sprinter Emerges From Shadows

    It was the kind of finish that sets the heart racing. Four across the line. All coming down to the bob of a head.
    Gary Portelli, the trainer of $31 shot, Testashadow, thought his horse had ...Read More

  • Testa Rossa filly from Group 1 family

    Testa Rossa filly from Group 1 family

    On the final day of the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale, Gary Portelli was extremely happy to secure Lot 930, a bay/brown Testa Rossa filly out of the More Than Ready mare Cortado for just $40,000 ...Read More

  • Testashadow Has His Moment in the Sun

    Testashadow Has His Moment in the Sun

    Testashadow made his first start in a maiden at Canterbury back in February 2014 and finished third behind two horses that would leave their mark at the highest level, Brazen Beau and Hampton Court. ...Read More

  • Testashadow Sneaks Home in MM Cup Thriller

    Testashadow Sneaks Home in MM Cup Thriller

    There was a reason she was the only appreciate jockey riding at the Gold Coast on Saturday and Deanne Panya used the Magic Millions Raceday as the platform to announce herself as a star of the ...Read More

  • Portelli secures Redoute’s Choice colt from Champion family

    Portelli secures Redoute’s Choice colt from Champion family

    Day three of the 2017 Magic Millions yearling sale on the Gold Coast saw Gary Portelli take home an extremely well-bred Redoute’s Choice colt from the draft of Arrowfield Stud.
    Out of the ...Read More

  • Portelli Chasing Magic Millions Bonus Money

    Portelli Chasing Magic Millions Bonus Money

    Gary Portelli lines up Falconic in Saturday’s $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic, but there’s more prizemoney on offer for the talented colt.
    There is an additional $500,000 for the first ...Read More

  • Portelli Power at Magic Millions

    Portelli Power at Magic Millions

    With the 2017 Magic Millions yearling sale set to commence this coming Wednesday, Gary Portelli will once again be at the sales in the search of the next stable start!
    Reflective of Gary’s ...Read More

  • Weight's right for Cosmic Cameo at Farm

    Weight's right for Cosmic Cameo at Farm

    The new weight scale in Sydney has caused some headaches but has worked in favour of the Gary Portelli-trained Cosmic Cameo in the Summer Sprint at Warwick Farm.
    While much of Portelli's focus on ...Read More

  • Portelli yet to bite the Bullet on his Magic Millions dilemma

    Portelli yet to bite the Bullet on his Magic Millions dilemma

    Gary Portelli is expecting his two-year-old colt Single Bullet to win at Warwick Farm and gain a start in next Saturday’s Magic Million 2YO classic at the Gold Coast.
    But Portelli isn’t ...Read More

  • Portelli To Fire Single Bullet

    Portelli To Fire Single Bullet

    With nine winners in the past month, there are few stables in Sydney in the form of Gary Portelli’s and he saddles up boom youngster Single Bullet at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
    Single Bullet ...Read More

  • Gary Portelli continues summer of winners with Improvement

    Gary Portelli continues summer of winners with Improvement

    Gary Portelli’s summer hot streak continued when Improvement won again at Canterbury Park.
    Improvement made it a hat-trick of wins when she led most of the way to claim the New Year’s Eve ...Read More

  • Falconic books Magic Millions spot

    Falconic books Magic Millions spot

    Falconic booked his place in the field for the Gold Coast feature with an impressive win at Rosehill, while Houtzen made a stunning start to her racetrack career and will now also chase a berth in ...Read More

  • Gary Portelli unveils another smart youngster as Falconic takes flight for MM Classic

    Gary Portelli unveils another smart youngster as Falconic takes flight for MM Classic

    Falconic emerged as a genuine Magic Millions contender while Pipeline’s big-race Gold Coast plans were thrown into disarray at Rosehill Gardens.
    Trainer Gary Portelli’s juvenile team continued ...Read More

  • Trainer hoping his colt can reign too on Saturday

    Trainer hoping his colt can reign too on Saturday

    Earlier this year Gary Portelli thought Falconic was the pick of his juvenile crop, a mantle now taken by budding superstar She Will Reign, but the colt will be out to prove he remains a worthy Magic ...Read More

  • Stablemates Falconic And Single Bullet Out To Earn Trip To Gold Coast

    Stablemates Falconic And Single Bullet Out To Earn Trip To Gold Coast

    In-form trainer Gary Portelli will this week attempt to qualify promising juveniles Falconic (Nicconi) and Single Bullet (Not A Single Doubt) for the upcoming Magic Millions 2YO Classic (RL, 1200m) ...Read More

  • It's Reigning success at Randwick

    It's Reigning success at Randwick

    She Will Reign stamped herself as the leading 2YO in Australasia with another breathtaking victory in today’s $500,000 Inglis Nursery at Randwick.
    The daughter of Manhattan Rain and Courgette ...Read More

  • Manhattan Rain's She Will Reign Blows Them Away in Inglis Nusery

    Manhattan Rain's She Will Reign Blows Them Away in Inglis Nusery

    Can Darby Racing go one better in this year's Golden Slipper after their mighty midget Yankee Rose finished second last year?.
    Bookmakers think they can. Following the facile victory of Gary ...Read More

  • Gary Portelli cautious about She Will Reign as time compares favourably to Global Glamour, Exosphere

    Gary Portelli cautious about She Will Reign as time compares favourably to Global Glamour, Exosphere

    Trainer Gary Portelli has cautioned clock-watchers over She Will Reign's blistering Kembla Grange debut win that was lengths quicker than the provincial circuit's recent group 1 graduates Global ...Read More

  • "Some will slip through the cracks"

    A New Year’s resolution.
    Two weeks out from 2017 it’s time to start thinking about it. But what could it be?
    And then Gary Portelli bobbed up with this beauty.
    “Do your homework and ...Read More

  • Lady luck smiling on Ben Melham

    Lady luck smiling on Ben Melham

    Talent and hard work are two key ingredients required for a jockey to be granted opportunities at the elite level.
    But sometimes those factors play second fiddle to a slice of good fortune and in ...Read More

  • T J Smith Stakes Autumn Target for Rebel Dane

    T J Smith Stakes Autumn Target for Rebel Dane

    Trainer Gary Portelli already has his sights set on the Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 1 for Rebel Dane after the veteran sprinter was well beaten in the Group 1 ...Read More

  • Another Classic Star Filly For Darby?

    Another Classic Star Filly For Darby?

    Featured in a Juvenile Trial Watch story on Breednet when she won her only previous trial at Rosehill on November 22 by five lengths, the Gary Portelli trained filly was a hot favourite for the 1000 ...Read More

  • Will she Reign in the Nursery?

    Will she Reign in the Nursery?

    She Will Reign will back up in Saturday’s $500,000 Inglis Nursery after producing arguably the best 2YO performance of the season in winning on debut at Kembla Grange today.
    She Will Reign ...Read More

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Welcome to Portelli Racing

Portelli Racing is a team effort! There is never just one person responsible for success. The Portelli name has been training thoroughbreds for generations, and today is ranked amongst the best.


Our philosophy is to ensure every individual horse gets the attention they deserve on and off the track.


Gary works closely with his team to provide a complete range of training services with state of the art facilities. Gary's attention to detail, combined with the knowledge and dedication of the staff at Portelli Racing, ensures that our horses are given every opportunity to perform at their best.

At Portelli Racing we pride ourselves on our staff that care for our horses, and our stable philosophy is that results are achieved from a combined effort. We ensure not only our horses are cared for but also our staff and owners.

Portelli Racing is committed to striving for excellence.

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Horses Currently Available

Testa Rossa X Cortado Filly '15

Testa Rossa X Cortado Filly '15

1 year old Filly

Sire: Testa Rossa Dam: Cortado

Purchased from the draft of Baramul Stud at the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale for $40,000,

Redoute's Choice X Vishneva Colt '15

Redoute's Choice X Vishneva Colt '15

1 year old Bay Colt

Sire: Redoute's Choice Dam: Vishneva

Purchased from the draft of Arrowfield Stud at the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale for $200,000, click here to read about the colt.

Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Weights
Freedom Fighter Jan 19 2 Gosford Field
Hutcho Jan 19 5 Gosford Field
Express Point Jan 20 5 Canterbury Park Field
Bribe The Witness Jan 20 7 Canberra Field
Bel Selene Jan 21 1 Beaumont Field
Freedom Fighter Jan 21 4 Beaumont Field
Cash Strapped Jan 24 4 Kembla Grange Field
Acceptances
Express Point Jan 19 6 Gosford Field/Form
Wide Acclaim Jan 19 6 Gosford Field/Form
Bodhi Blue Jan 20 3 Canterbury Park Field/Form
Lipizzan Jan 20 1 Canterbury Park Field/Form
Cash Strapped Jan 20 7 Canberra Field/Form
Lipizzan Jan 21 1 Royal Randwick Field/Form
Bribe The Witness Jan 21 4 Beaumont Field/Form
Hutcho Jan 22 5 Wyong Field/Form

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Improvement Jan 14, 2017 3 - Royal Randwick 0.80 Nick Heywood
Testashadow Jan 14, 2017 6 - Gold Coast 0.10 Deanne Panya
Improvement Dec 31, 2016 3 - Canterbury Park 0.50 Deanne Panya
Falconic Dec 24, 2016 1 - Rosehill Gardens 1.30 K Jennings
She Will Reign Dec 17, 2016 3 - Royal Randwick 4.00 B Melham
Straturbo Dec 17, 2016 8 - Doomben 0.80 Anthony Allen
Improvement Dec 16, 2016 8 - Canterbury Park 1.30 Deanne Panya
She Will Reign Dec 10, 2016 1 - Kembla Grange 8.30 Deanne Panya
Sebring Express Dec 07, 2016 3 - Wyong 0.80 Deanne Panya
Wide Acclaim Dec 01, 2016 2 - Gosford 1.30 B Shinn

Latest Results

Horse Finished Date Race Margin Jockey
Bel Selene 5 Jan 18, 2017 2 - Warwick Farm 3.60 Rachel King
Improvement 1 Jan 14, 2017 3 - Royal Randwick 0.80 Nick Heywood
Testashadow 1 Jan 14, 2017 6 - Gold Coast 0.10 Deanne Panya
Straturbo 12 Jan 14, 2017 9 - Gold Coast 6.40 R Fradd
Falconic 14 Jan 14, 2017 8 - Gold Coast 8.60 K Jennings
Zafina 8 Jan 14, 2017 1 - Gold Coast 4.40 B Melham
I Can Rock 10 Jan 11, 2017 6 - Canterbury Park 4.60 K Mc Evoy
Cash Strapped 4 Jan 10, 2017 4 - Nowra 4.50 K Jennings
You Smart Fox 10 Jan 10, 2017 6 - Nowra 8.50 K Jennings
Cosmic Cameo 6 Jan 07, 2017 7 - Warwick Farm 5.20 Deanne Panya

News

Portelli hoping for Selene's staying genes

Portelli hoping for Selene's staying genes

Jan 18, 2017 With Gary Portelli enjoying a superb run, he will turn to a half-sister to Caulfield Cup winner Mummify to continue the stable's success at Warwick Farm.Aside from having Golden
Testa Rossa Sprinter Emerges From Shadows

Testa Rossa Sprinter Emerges From Shadows

Jan 17, 2017 It was the kind of finish that sets the heart racing. Four across the line. All coming down to the bob of a head.Gary Portelli, the trainer of $31 shot, Testashadow, thought his
Testa Rossa filly from Group 1 family

Testa Rossa filly from Group 1 family

Jan 16, 2017 On the final day of the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale, Gary Portelli was extremely happy to secure Lot 930, a bay/brown Testa Rossa filly out of the More Than Ready mare
Testashadow Has His Moment in the Sun

Testashadow Has His Moment in the Sun

Jan 15, 2017 Testashadow made his first start in a maiden at Canterbury back in February 2014 and finished third behind two horses that would leave their mark at the highest level, Brazen Beau
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