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Portelli Fixes The Leak

Portelli Fixes The Leak

Oct 20, 2009

Lucky Leak won easily at Randwick last Saturday over 1200m. Portelli has had the son of Iglesia for two starts for two wins in class record time. Last week at Randwick he ran a scintillating 1.08.9 for the distance after a nice ride by Tye Angland. Angland had him five lengths ...

Oh So Close

Oh So Close

Oct 07, 2009

Delago Bolt came within a neck of returning to the winner's list at Flemington on Saturday. After jumping better than usual he was used up slightly to get to the front by Danny Nikolic, but settled well once he got there. The challengers staked their claims at the 400m mark ...

This Leak Makes His Own Luck

This Leak Makes His Own Luck

Oct 07, 2009

Frank Mittiga and the boys had a welcome change of luck after the devastating loss of Something Anything, due to a floating incident, when Lucky Leak came with a well-timed run to win at Canterbury last Wednesday. He is also part-owned by Marty McInerney, who did 6 weeks work on ...

Allervite Strikes Again

Allervite Strikes Again

Oct 07, 2009

The winning ways of Portelli Racing continued when Allervite bolted in at Warwick Farm on Monday. After jumping quickly, the robust son of Choisir was hard held in front by Nathan Berry until the turn, then let loose and gave nothing behind him a chance. He will now contest ...

Big Week for Portelli Racing.

Big Week for Portelli Racing.

Oct 06, 2009

The Portelli Racing team had a huge week of winners, starting with a 5 length win by Qualia at Bairnsdale on the 28th Sept. Qualia is owned by Terry Jarvis from New Zealand, along with O'Crikey. She has always shown staying potential even though she is bred to sprint. The leggy ...

A Blazing Gold Trail

A Blazing Gold Trail

Oct 04, 2009

Gold Trail left a quality Group 2 field in his wake on Saturday. With a massive downpour of rain throughout the day, Gary Portelli was in two minds whether to run or not on the heavy track. It was persistence from wife Kellie, also Gold Trail's regular track rider, ...

Exciting Times Ahead

Sep 25, 2009

We produced some exciting 2YO's this morning at the Warwick Farm trials. Battle Ready (General Nediym/Storming Bai) showed good gate speed to share the lead before being challenged by promising Statum colt American Crew from the Chris Waller camp. At the 200m mark it looked ...

Absent Friends To Make Presence Felt

Sep 21, 2009

Absent Friends' Metropolitan Handicap credentials go on the line in Saturday's Colin Stephen Quality at Randwick. The Group Three race is run over 2400 metres, the same distance as Saturday week's Metropolitan Handicap and the winner is exempt from a ballot for the ...

Eight Bills Stays Unbeaten

Sep 13, 2009

Eight Bills made it two from two in a 0 to 68 rating race at Sale today. After having to spend a year out through injury he proved the wait worth while with another dominant win. Statistically not many horses win their next race after breaking maiden company, so he showed the ...

Allervite Trounces His Rivals

Allervite Trounces His Rivals

Sep 09, 2009

Allervite proved far too strong for his rivals on his home track yesterday. He pinged the gates to lead comfortably, with  jockey Nathan Berry opting to stay out wide from the barrier in the better going. Charting a shorter course around the turn he then went wide ...

Progressive Thinking for a Progressive Stable

Sep 01, 2009

We are delighted to release our new interactive website for our owners and followers of the Portelli Racing stable. The development of this new website brings together the latest technology, combining up to the minute information on the stable.  Each horse at Portelli ...

Another Good End to the Season

Aug 31, 2009

Gary and Troy Portelli would like to sincerely thank all those involved at Portelli Racing for their hard work and dedication over the past season. Ending up with 57 winners for the season has put us 9th on the Sydney Metro premiership, 11th in the state of NSW, 35th in ...

With A Little Luck…

With A Little Luck…

Nov 30, -0001

There are always hard luck stories in racing, and yes Straturbo was another on Saturday when he flashed home late to finished second, beaten three-parts of a length over 1000m at Moonee Valley. Making his first trip to Melbourne, the Elite Thoroughbred’s purchased ...