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  • Testashadow spot on for Villiers

    Testashadow spot on for Villiers

    Trainer Gary Portelli has described his last-start Festival Stakes winner Testashadow as being “spot on” for his shot at success in Saturday’s Group 2 $250,000 Villiers ...Read More

  • No protest over Buffy and Bringagem’s chances at Towac on Tuesday

    No protest over Buffy and Bringagem’s chances at Towac on Tuesday

    After starting his career here Warwick Farm-based trainer Gary Portelli has long been a staunch supporter of Racing Orange, and he’ll continue that this week when he brings four ...Read More

  • Portelli, Melham join forces again with Villiers hope Testashadow

    Portelli, Melham join forces again with Villiers hope Testashadow

    THE Golden Slipper-winning combination of trainer Gary Portelli and jockey Ben Melham is joining forces again to chase more big-race success at Royal Randwick on ...Read More

  • Villiers Stakes hope Testashadow keeps getting under Gary Portelli's guard

    Villiers Stakes hope Testashadow keeps getting under Gary Portelli's guard

    Golden Slipper-winning trainer Gary Portelli admits Testashadow has always been a horse to have surprised him and hopes for another shock in Saturday's Villiers Stakes at ...Read More

  • Gary Portelli cleans up at his old stomping ground as Buffy slays

    Gary Portelli cleans up at his old stomping ground as Buffy slays

    Gary Portelli has cleaned up at Towac Park, taking race four in somewhat controversial circumstances on Tuesday.
    Race leader Buffy, jockeyed by apprentice Deanne Payna, was two ...Read More

  • Millers Shadow Success From Afar

    Millers Shadow Success From Afar

    Peter and Jeanette Miller weren’t at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday to watch their horse, Testashadow, go around in the Group Three Festival Stakes over 1500m.
    The 6YO hadn’t ...Read More

  • GREAT SPRING ALL TOO HARD

    GREAT SPRING ALL TOO HARD

    Portelli Racing are pleased to offer a good-looking son from the stallion of the moment, All Too Hard! The colt has already had all of the education put into place and has ...Read More

  • Festival Stakes Won In The Shadows

    Festival Stakes Won In The Shadows

    0.2L, 0.1L, 0.2L, 1L, O.5L, 1L, 0.1L, 0.1L.
    That’s not Morse code. It’s the remarkable stretch of narrow winning margins in Testashadow’s eight career victories. He ...Read More

  • Perfect Pitch claims maiden at Rosehill

    Perfect Pitch claims maiden at Rosehill

    Perfect Pitch has joined impressive stablemate Secret Lady by getting off the mark at the second attempt with a last-gasp win at Rosehill.
    A week after Secret Lady claimed the ...Read More

  • Portelli's Rosehill Winners Saturday 2nd December

    Portelli's Rosehill Winners Saturday 2nd December

    TESTASHADOW was coming off a poor first-up effort, looked “chubby’’ prior to the race and seemed to be under pressure before the home turn — but the tough sprinter ...Read More

  • Secret Lady sinks Golden Gift plunge and heads to the Magic Millions

    Secret Lady sinks Golden Gift plunge and heads to the Magic Millions

    Gary Portelli is thinking the Magic Millions or Golden Slipper for Secret Lady after she crushed punters' hopes by beating Godolphin colt Plague Stone in Saturday's Golden Gift at ...Read More

  • Secret Lady shows Golden Slipper potential

    Secret Lady shows Golden Slipper potential

    Gary Portelli, a master trainer of juveniles, is getting that Golden Slipper feeling again after Secret Lady led most of the way to win at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
    Secret ...Read More

  • Gary Portelli hoping Secret Lady could be the Golden Gift

    Gary Portelli hoping Secret Lady could be the Golden Gift

    Golden Slipper winning trainer Gary Portelli has more than twice as many two-year-olds on his books this season than last, but admits there are no She Will Reigns among them, ...Read More

  • Portelli Gets Lippy About Filly

    Portelli Gets Lippy About Filly

    Diminutive filly Lipizzan hasn’t done a lot of growing since the last time we saw her but Gary Portelli has assured punters that her heart is still as big as ever.
    The ...Read More

  • ​The Secret Is Out For Slick Filly

    ​The Secret Is Out For Slick Filly

    Dynamited won with a bit of authority in the opener at Rosehill Gardens but there was plenty to like about the second-placed Secret Lady who won’t be a maiden for long.
    The ...Read More

  • Portelli Hoping For Everest Second Chance

    Portelli Hoping For Everest Second Chance

    A second shot at The Everest with star filly She Will Reign is on trainer Gary Portelli’s wish list for 2018.
    The Golden Slipper winner is in the paddock after running second ...Read More

  • Will Distance Doubts Get The Bullet?

    Will Distance Doubts Get The Bullet?

    Talented colt Single Bullet virtually had one hoof on the float due to take him for a spell when trainer Gary Portelli decided he needed to knock a niggling distance doubt on the ...Read More

  • Single Bullet impresses

    Single Bullet impresses

    Trainer Gary Portelli is confident Single Bullet (Not A Single Doubt) can put in a good performance when he runs in the Brian Crowley Stakes (Listed, 1200m) at Randwick on ...Read More

  • She Will Reign and Chautauqua big winners from The Everest '17 barrier draw

    She Will Reign and Chautauqua big winners from The Everest '17 barrier draw

    She Will Reign’s track gallop on Tuesday left Gary Portelli “with goosebumps” and the popular trainer had double the reason to smile when the flying filly drew barrier two ...Read More

  • The Everest: Corey Brown to get grip on favourite

    The Everest: Corey Brown to get grip on favourite

    Race jockey Corey Brown is looking forward to getting another feel of $10m The Everest favourite She Will Reign tomorrow morning.
    Trainer Gary Portelli has given the ...Read More

  • Gary Portelli has Single Bullet loaded and ready to go in Roman Consul Stakes

    Gary Portelli has Single Bullet loaded and ready to go in Roman Consul Stakes

    Gary Portelli had two runners in this year's Golden Slipper. One you might have heard of, the winner She Will Reign, but the other was Single Bullet and was never that far behind ...Read More

  • Corey Brown rapt to ride She Will Reign

    Corey Brown rapt to ride She Will Reign

    Persistence has paid off for Corey Brown, with the experienced jockey talking himself into the coveted ride on Everest favourite She Will Reign.
    Brown left a message with ...Read More

  • She Will Reign the real deal for The Everest with Moir Stakes win

    She Will Reign the real deal for The Everest with Moir Stakes win

    Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign proved that she is the real deal for the $10m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on October 14 with a come from behind win in the Moir Stakes at ...Read More

  • Reign She Does

    Reign She Does

    There is no drama like Group 1 drama, and so it went that Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign came from well back in the field to pinch the Group 1 Charter Keck Cramer Moir ...Read More

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All Too Hard X L'Amoureuse Colt '15

All Too Hard X L'Amoureuse Colt '15

2 year old Brown Colt

Sire: All Too Hard Dam: L'Amoureuse

Purchased as Lot 133 from the draft of Gerry Harvey's Baramul Stud at the 2017 Adelaide Magic Millions Yearling Sale, the All Too Hard colt is out of a half-sister to stakes winner Jolie Blonde from the family Group 1-winning two-year-old Is...

Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Nominations
Hutcho Dec 21 2 Wyong Field
Single Bullet Dec 21 2 Wyong Field
Cash Strapped Dec 21 5 Wyong Field
Weights
Rubino Veloce Dec 16 5 Kembla Grange Field
Radetzky Dec 17 5 Canberra Field
Texas Rebel Dec 17 2 Hawkesbury Field
Rubino Veloce Dec 17 5 Hawkesbury Field
Perfect Pitch Jan 13 1 Gold Coast Field
Secret Lady Jan 13 1 Gold Coast Field
Showgals Jan 13 1 Gold Coast Field
Single Bullet Jan 13 2 Gold Coast Field
Rubino Veloce Jan 13 2 Gold Coast Field
Acceptances
Texas Rebel Dec 16 6 Kembla Grange Field/Form
Straturbo Dec 16 6 Doomben Field/Form
Testashadow Dec 16 7 Royal Randwick Field/Form

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Bringagem Dec 12, 2017 5 - Orange 1.50 Ms J Taylor
Puppet Master Dec 09, 2017 4 - Newcastle 1.50 D P Mc Donogh
Moccasin Miss Dec 08, 2017 4 - Muswellbrook 1.50 Ms A Threadwell
Radetzky Dec 05, 2017 3 - Orange 1.30 Deanne Panya
Buffy Dec 05, 2017 4 - Orange 0.30 Deanne Panya
Testashadow Dec 02, 2017 7 - Rosehill Gardens 0.10 J R Collett
Perfect Pitch Dec 02, 2017 1 - Rosehill Gardens 0.20 Rachel King
Nicci's Gold Dec 02, 2017 5 - Kembla Grange 1.00 Ms A Threadwell
Secret Lady Nov 25, 2017 1 - Rosehill Gardens 1.30 L Magorrian
Hutcho Nov 20, 2017 7 - Muswellbrook 1.00 Ms A Threadwell

Latest Results

Horse Finished Date Race Margin Jockey
Buffy 2 Dec 12, 2017 4 - Orange 0.30 Deanne Panya
Shadow Of Mordor 3 Dec 12, 2017 2 - Orange 3.70 Ms J Taylor
Bringagem 1 Dec 12, 2017 5 - Orange 1.50 Ms J Taylor
Prince Of Mars 6 Dec 12, 2017 5 - Orange 7.70 G Buckley
Cash Strapped 2 Dec 10, 2017 2 - Hawkesbury 2.30 Josh Adams
Nicci's Gold 6 Dec 10, 2017 4 - Hawkesbury 5.50 D P Mc Donogh
Puppet Master 1 Dec 09, 2017 4 - Newcastle 1.50 D P Mc Donogh
Single Bullet 10 Dec 09, 2017 7 - Rosehill Gardens 11.00 A Adkins
Moccasin Miss 1 Dec 08, 2017 4 - Muswellbrook 1.50 Ms A Threadwell
Hutcho 4 Dec 08, 2017 8 - Muswellbrook 1.90 Ms A Threadwell

News

Testashadow spot on for Villiers

Testashadow spot on for Villiers

Dec 13, 2017 Trainer Gary Portelli has described his last-start Festival Stakes winner Testashadow as being “spot on” for his shot at success in Saturday’s Group 2 $250,000 Villiers
Portelli, Melham join forces again with Villiers hope Testashadow

Portelli, Melham join forces again with Villiers hope Testashadow

Dec 12, 2017 THE Golden Slipper-winning combination of trainer Gary Portelli and jockey Ben Melham is joining forces again to chase more big-race success at Royal Randwick on
No protest over Buffy and Bringagem’s chances at Towac on Tuesday

No protest over Buffy and Bringagem’s chances at Towac on Tuesday

Dec 12, 2017 After starting his career here Warwick Farm-based trainer Gary Portelli has long been a staunch supporter of Racing Orange, and he’ll continue that this week when he brings four
Villiers Stakes hope Testashadow keeps getting under Gary Portelli's guard

Villiers Stakes hope Testashadow keeps getting under Gary Portelli's guard

Dec 11, 2017 Golden Slipper-winning trainer Gary Portelli admits Testashadow has always been a horse to have surprised him and hopes for another shock in Saturday's Villiers Stakes at
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