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  • New talent emerges for HK-bound Portelli

    New talent emerges for HK-bound Portelli

    With veteran sprinter Rebel Dane Horseform grabbing headlines, trainer Gary Portelli has received a boost with the Gerry Harvey-owned Improvement emerging as a promising new talent for the ...Read More

  • Statement in Relation to G1X Article

    Statement in Relation to G1X Article

    I refer to an article on G1X Racing which was placed on social media yesterday (November 25, 2016) under the heading " Another One Saved from the Knackery."
    In that article, my name (Gary ...Read More

  • Straturbo returns to Valley for third time

    Straturbo returns to Valley for third time

    The path towards the Magic Millions race day at the Gold Coast begins in a familiar place for Sydney sprinter Straturbo who makes his return at Moonee Valley.
    Straturbo is in Melbourne for ...Read More

  • “I can’t say I’ve been more excited”

    “I can’t say I’ve been more excited”

    Thirty-five degree heat on no breakfast and he’s been up since 3am. And yet Gary Portelli’s still choc-full of energy.
    “I can’t say I’ve been more excited,” he tells G1X.com.au.
    His ...Read More

  • Rebel Dane primed for next adventure

    Rebel Dane primed for next adventure

    Rebel Dane is breathing a lot easier these days and so is his trainer.
    Gary Portelli credits a successful throat operation and a change in his training methods with getting the horse back to Group ...Read More

  • Portelli Racing Heads To Hawkesbury

    Portelli Racing Heads To Hawkesbury

    Hong Kong-bound Gary Portelli can earn some spending money on Friday with the real prospect of a race-to-race double at the twilight Hawkesbury meeting.
    The popular Warwick Farm trainer will be at ...Read More

  • Comedy, Cameo make Portelli a winner

    Comedy, Cameo make Portelli a winner

    Yet another zinger from Gary Portelli. This time about where to next for Cosmic Cameo.
    “Hopefully there’s a million dollar race over the 1000m here at Warwick Farm,” Portelli ...Read More

  • November Newsletter

    November Newsletter

    The November Edition of the Portelli Racing Newsletter is available to read.
    We take a look at the exciting victory of Rebel Dane in the Group 1 Manikato Stakes as well as his upcoming trip to ...Read More

  • From the bakery to the Hong Kong International Races

    From the bakery to the Hong Kong International Races

    Gary Portelli, some 25 years ago, was dreaming of training racehorses in the ‘big smoke’ as he worked the nightshift, making pies at a bakery in Orange, a country town 254 kilometres west of the ...Read More

  • Three from last four for Bella Vino

    Three from last four for Bella Vino

    No day at Kembla Grange has an atmosphere quite like that of Melbourne Cup day but while the 5500 strong crowd are a welcome addition in the eyes of Deanne Panya, she tries not to take too much ...Read More

  • Rebel Dane in Manikato upset

    Rebel Dane in Manikato upset

    Rebel Dane last night caused a major upset in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley which signalled the end of the spring for Chautauqua and the end of the road for Buffering.
    Trained by Gary ...Read More

  • Rebel Dane causes Manikato boilover

    Rebel Dane causes Manikato boilover

    The Gary Portelli-trained seven-year-old entire had been forgotten by the punters, having had 17 winless starts at the top level since he reigned supreme in the 2013 Sir Rupert Clarke ...Read More

  • Final Manikato for gallant Rebel Dane

    Final Manikato for gallant Rebel Dane

    When Rebel Dane walks out of Gary Portelli’s driveway for the final time, he knows he could be waving goodbye to a once-in-a-lifetime ride.
    While that moment is not expected to come until next ...Read More

  • Well-bred mare resumes with easy victory

    Well-bred mare resumes with easy victory

    After two barrier trials, highlighted by a length and half win at Warwick Farm on September 23, well-bred Bel Esprit mare Bel Selene began her current campaign by heading to Newcastle on Saturday, ...Read More

  • You Smart Fox and Cosmic Rush head to Nowra

    You Smart Fox and Cosmic Rush head to Nowra

    Trainer Gary Portelli concedes the field-shy You Smart Fox needs a confidence boost and Cosmic Rush is better on a softer track but both can still provide the stable with a winning double at ...Read More

  • Bella Brakes Maiden With All The Way Win

    Bella Brakes Maiden With All The Way Win

    Three-year-old Exceed And Excel filly Bella Vino, a graduate of Perth’s Magic Millions had been in good form this time in but had just been unable to shed her maiden status - until now.
    Heading ...Read More

  • Portelli hopes Dane not anchored by weight

    Portelli hopes Dane not anchored by weight

    Rebel Dane is in good form and is as fit as he's ever been but his trainer admits as the horse gets older, the races get tougher.
    Gary Portelli is just hoping his class can get him an overdue win ...Read More

  • No Better Time To Race In NSW

    No Better Time To Race In NSW

    Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club today announced that as of 1 October 2016 the minimum prizemoney for Saturday metropolitan races will increase to $100,000 per race.
    “This increase ...Read More

  • Rebel Dane still up for fight, says trainer Gary Portelli

    Rebel Dane still up for fight, says trainer Gary Portelli

    Gary Portelli has dismissed suggestions Rebel Dane has lost the will to win and has a simple message for his knockers — if you don’t like him, don’t back him.
    Rebel Dane’s critics ...Read More

  • Portelli lauds injured hoop in Testashadow win

    Portelli lauds injured hoop in Testashadow win

    Testashadow was steered to victory in the Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Club Spring Preview (1400m) by in-form apprentice Deanne Panya but Portelli was quick to acknowledge the contribution of ...Read More

  • Rebel Dane new Missile Stakes favourite

    Rebel Dane new Missile Stakes favourite

    Gary Portelli knows he is saddling up the best horse in the Missile Stakes but admits he is clueless about tactics.
    The field for Saturday's Group Two 1200m-sprint has been reduced to five with ...Read More

  • Portelli Hopes Curse Rated Heavy

    Portelli Hopes Curse Rated Heavy

    Rival trainer Gary Portelli concedes only the “Golden Slipper curse” can beat Capitalist in Saturday’s Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick.
    Portelli, who saddles up Group 1 ...Read More

  •  	 Rebel Dane tackles rising star in Missile Stakes

    Rebel Dane tackles rising star in Missile Stakes

    One is a grand old stager trying to prove he’s still got it at the elite level and the other is the new kid on the block trying to prove he’s no one-hit wonder against his own age group.
    On ...Read More

  • Rebel Dane to take the weight in Missile

    Rebel Dane to take the weight in Missile

    Rebel Dane is the highest-rated horse in the Group Two Missile Stakes but trainer Gary Portelli is under no illusions how tough the race will be.
    Mount Nebo was added to the nominations on ...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.

Enhance and Preserve

Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Nominations
Texas Rebel Dec 08 1 Goulburn Field
Cash Strapped Dec 08 4 Goulburn Field
Weights
Sebring Express Dec 07 8 Wyong Field

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Wide Acclaim Dec 01, 2016 2 - Gosford 1.30 B Shinn
Improvement Nov 30, 2016 3 - Canterbury Park 0.20 Deanne Panya
Cosmic Cameo Nov 16, 2016 6 - Warwick Farm 1.00 J Innes Jnr
Bella Vino Nov 01, 2016 3 - Kembla Grange 0.80 Deanne Panya
Bel Selene Oct 27, 2016 1 - Gosford 0.50 Rachel King
Bella Vino Oct 22, 2016 1 - Kembla Grange 3.00 Rachel King
Rebel Dane Oct 21, 2016 7 - Moonee Valley 0.20 B Melham
Cosmic Cameo Oct 19, 2016 5 - Warwick Farm 0.80 James P Innes
Bel Selene Oct 15, 2016 8 - Beaumont 2.30 Rachel King
She Brings Sep 01, 2016 1 - Goulburn 0.80 T Angland

Latest Results

Horse Finished Date Race Margin Jockey
Freedom Fighter 3 Dec 04, 2016 7 - Nowra 2.10 Ms J Taylor
The Moshire 5 Dec 04, 2016 1 - Nowra 2.40 Ms J Taylor
Racy 4 Dec 01, 2016 8 - Gosford 4.10 Rachel King
Wide Acclaim 1 Dec 01, 2016 2 - Gosford 1.30 B Shinn
Improvement 1 Nov 30, 2016 3 - Canterbury Park 0.20 Deanne Panya
Moccasin Miss 6 Nov 30, 2016 3 - Canterbury Park 2.30 B Avdulla
Sebring Express 3 Nov 27, 2016 1 - Kembla Grange 5.10 Deanne Panya
Straturbo 7 Nov 26, 2016 8 - Moonee Valley 4.20 D Yendall
I Can Rock 5 Nov 26, 2016 9 - Rosehill Gardens 3.60 T Angland
Freedom Fighter 4 Nov 25, 2016 3 - Canberra 3.30 A Banks

News

New talent emerges for HK-bound Portelli

New talent emerges for HK-bound Portelli

Dec 01, 2016 With veteran sprinter Rebel Dane Horseform grabbing headlines, trainer Gary Portelli has received a boost with the Gerry Harvey-owned Improvement emerging as a promising new
Straturbo returns to Valley for third time

Straturbo returns to Valley for third time

Nov 25, 2016 The path towards the Magic Millions race day at the Gold Coast begins in a familiar place for Sydney sprinter Straturbo who makes his return at Moonee Valley.Straturbo is in
Statement in Relation to G1X Article

Statement in Relation to G1X Article

Nov 25, 2016 I refer to an article on G1X Racing which was placed on social media yesterday (November 25, 2016) under the heading " Another One Saved from the Knackery." In that article, my
“I can’t say I’ve been more excited”

“I can’t say I’ve been more excited”

Nov 22, 2016 Thirty-five degree heat on no breakfast and he’s been up since 3am. And yet Gary Portelli’s still choc-full of energy.“I can’t say I’ve been more excited,” he tells
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