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Domanus - First Australian Winner For Equiano

Domanus - First Australian Winner For Equiano

Mar 16, 2015

Speedy 2YO Domanus became the first Australian-bred winner by Swettenham Stud shuttler Equiano (Acclamation-Entente Cordiale, by Ela-Mana-Mou) on Saturday. The Garry Portelli trained colt crossed from an outside barrier to sit outside the leader until the home turn of the Castle ...

Domanus Delivers At Newcastle

Domanus Delivers At Newcastle

Mar 14, 2015

Making his fourth career start, the Gary Portelli-trained Domanus opened his winning account in Race 4 - Castle Personnel Services Maiden (900m) at Newcastle on Saturday to become the first Australian-bred winner for Swettenham Stud shuttler Equiano (FR). Sent forward from the ...

She Brings Three

She Brings Three

Mar 10, 2015

The Portelli Racing- trained Sebring filly She Brings once again did her large group of owners proud, travelling to Kembla Grange on Monday and recording another victory – her third from her last four starts.With the Godolphin-owned Shamardal gelding Segregation starting a ...

Testashadow out of G1 Australian Guineas

Testashadow out of G1 Australian Guineas

Mar 05, 2015

A wide barrier has prompted Gary Portelli to scratch Testashadow from the Australian Guineas on Saturday.Portelli only decided to accept for the Flemington feature following Testashadow's work on Tuesday morning but he was flattened by the draw in gate 16."I thought we were on ...

Nothing Silent About The Win Of This Mare

Nothing Silent About The Win Of This Mare

Mar 01, 2015

A trip to Bathurst on Sunday for the four-year-old Henrythenavigator mare Silent Sky paid dividends for her owners as she demoralised her opposition to win the Cold Circle Cup Plate (1800m) by almost six lengths.Ridden by leading jockey Hugh Bowman, the P G Stewart, R G Rowan, G ...

Defiant Gary Portelli bullish about two-year-olds as D-Day looms

Defiant Gary Portelli bullish about two-year-olds as D-Day looms

Feb 27, 2015

Rarely do horses rebound from a Magic Millions campaign and have a bearing in the Golden Slipper-shaping races, but Gary Portelli is only too happy to try and buck the trend with Racy.An overweight hoop then replaced by one who had never ridden her before meant things didn't ...

Tralfaz Triumphs At Hawkesbury

Tralfaz Triumphs At Hawkesbury

Feb 26, 2015

Racing second-up on Thursday at Hawkesbury when contesting the Kevin Waters Towing over 1100m, five-year-old gelding Traflaz recorded his third career victory for loyal supports of the stable in Lisa and Glenn Morton.Having raced Group One winner A Gold Trail with the Portelli ...

Stratum Four-Year-Old Set To Do The Talking…

Stratum Four-Year-Old Set To Do The Talking…

Feb 26, 2015

With three runners set to contest stakes races on Saturday, our impressive looking chestnut four-year-old I’m All The Talk (pictured right) has headed down to Melbourne and will race in the Group One Oakleigh Plate over 1100m.With a crack field of 18 horses having accepted for ...

Testashadow Aimed At The Group 1 Australian Guineas

Testashadow Aimed At The Group 1 Australian Guineas

Feb 19, 2015

Sydney-based three-year-old Testashadow will make Melbourne home for the next few weeks.The runner-up of the $1 million Magic Millions Guineas on the Gold Coast in January will contest Saturday’s Group 3 $150,000 C. S. Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington.Trainer Gary Portelli ...

Gary Heads West....

Gary Heads West....

Feb 17, 2015

The 2015 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale commences on Tuesday and Gary has headed over for the sale. If anyone would like to catch up with him at the sale, please do not hesitate to touch base on 0417 407 531. Also, if anyone is interested in any yearlings in the ...

Winona Costin all the talk with Portelli

Winona Costin all the talk with Portelli

Feb 15, 2015

Winona Costin was apologising to trainer Gary Portelli after being unlucky on Sebring Sun in Saturday's Lonhro Plate but the trainer brushed it off."Just win a group 1 for me in a couple of weeks," he told her. "There wasn't much you could do about it there and it was just good ...

Foxwedge Colt For Portelli Racing

Foxwedge Colt For Portelli Racing

Feb 11, 2015

Having secured the final lot on the opening day of the 2015 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale (click here to read all about it), Gary was back in the action on the third and final day of the sale, paying $52,500 for Lot 491 from the draft of Rheinwood Pastoral, a colt by Foxwedge, ...

Lucky Last…But Well Worth The Wait!

Lucky Last…But Well Worth The Wait!

Feb 08, 2015

With the 2015 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale – Summer Book getting underway on Sunday, Gary Portelli was on the lookout for the next start of the turf to join his Warwick Farm stable. While it may have taken until the final yearling of the day to go through the ring, ...

February - Portelli Racing Newsletter

February - Portelli Racing Newsletter

Feb 07, 2015

Welcome to the February edition of the “Portelli Racing Newsletter.”Please take a look at the Newsletter which features recent results, information about our Magic Millions Yearling purchases as well as the upcoming Inglis Classic yearling Sale and our new Newsletter feature ...

Touching Base With...Kerry Carpenter

Touching Base With...Kerry Carpenter

Feb 07, 2015

With our owners and our staff being the backbone of the Portelli Racing team, we are going to take the opportunity to feature them. This month we speak to Kerry Carpenter.How long have I been involved in the racing industry? "I remember going to the Melbourne Cup when I was ...

She Brings Back To Back Wins

She Brings Back To Back Wins

Feb 01, 2015

After breaking her maiden last time out at Bathurst, three-year-old Sebring filly She Brings demoralised the field in Race 7 of the day, the Allandale Park Stud Handicap over 1280m at Orange.Ridden a treat by Rachael Murray, the Sebring filly started the race favourite and after ...

Italian Queen Delivers At Orange

Italian Queen Delivers At Orange

Jan 31, 2015

Having her first run of her current campaign, the three-year-old Pentire filly Italian Queen made the trip to Orange on Friday with three other Portelli Racing-trained runners to contest the Southern Cross Austereo Maiden over 1000m on the soft rated track. After a pleasing ...

Speedster beats good gallopers in strong heat

Speedster beats good gallopers in strong heat

Jan 28, 2015

Gary Portelli’s speedy I’m All The Talk easily won a trial at Warwick Farm on Tuesday morning leading home an impressive list of top quality gallopers.The Skyline Stakes winner led throughout to win his heat byalmost five lengths, beating Va Pensiero and a list of good ...

Za Magic to defy his age at Warwick Farm

Za Magic to defy his age at Warwick Farm

Jan 27, 2015

Heavy rain in and around Sydney has lifted Gary Portelli's hopes veteran Za Magic can claim his first win in almost three years at Warwick Farm.But the trainer is also hoping there has not been so much rain that it will put Wednesday's Warwick Farm meeting in doubt.Only five of ...

Gary Portelli Turns To Sebring Sun To Crank Up Slipper Quest

Gary Portelli Turns To Sebring Sun To Crank Up Slipper Quest

Jan 23, 2015

The term “tragedy beaten’’ seriously applied to Sebring Sun when he was rolled on debut. Trainer Gary Portelli has forced himself to watch a few replays of the day his star two-year-old debuted at Randwick, missed the kick, then veered left in the straight to ...

All My Loving To Strong At Home

All My Loving To Strong At Home

Jan 22, 2015

With 10 per cent of her winnings going to the Breast Cancer Foundation, it was great to see four-year-old mare All My Loving record win number three for her ecstatic connections.The Laurel Oak Rose (Mgr: L J Mihalyka), Jalana (Mgr: D Gremmo), A N Fitzgerald, L J Carpenter, Mrs K ...

She Brings The Win At Bathurst

She Brings The Win At Bathurst

Jan 21, 2015

Travelling to Bathurst on Tuesday, three-year-old Sebring filly She Brings was rewarded with success in the opening race of the day, GPP Maiden Plate over 1340m.A length third two starts prior at the same track, but over 1200m, the step up in trip really aided the Rachael ...

Sebring Sun Set To Shine At Randwick

Sebring Sun Set To Shine At Randwick

Jan 20, 2015

The countdown to the Golden Slipper is gaining momentum with little more than eight weeks until the two-year-old showpiece.Trainer Gary Portelli is pinning his Slipper hopes on Sebring Sun who makes his return to the races at Randwick on Saturday.Portelli was a little ...

Straturbo Sprints Away To Magic Millions Victory

Straturbo Sprints Away To Magic Millions Victory

Jan 10, 2015

Trained in Sydney, and having had his last two starts in Melbourne, five-year-old Stratum gelding Straturbo headed to the Gold Coast and simply outclassed his rivals to record victory in the Myer Magic Millions Open Sprint (1200m) for Portelli Racing and Elite ...