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Strike Me Pink!

Strike Me Pink!

Jun 13, 2011

Pink Power put paid to her rivals at Randwick today. On an extremely wet track she showed the rest of the field a clean pair of heals, running along at a swift tempo before extending to win by nearly a length. Ridden a treat by up and coming apprentice Jason Collet and ...

1,2,3,4 At Canterbury

1,2,3,4 At Canterbury

Jun 02, 2011

On a rain soaked Heavy 9 yesterday at Canterbury, the stable had a productive day. The first event saw the gallant trier Youth Fighters run 2nd beaten a half length. After being allowed to ease and lose his leading and controlling position at the 900m mark, Youth Fighters ...

A Final Surge On The Kenso

A Final Surge On The Kenso

May 24, 2011

Youth Fighters produced yet another solid effort in the opening event at Kensington today. After being urged along to take up his usual forward position, Youth Fighters found a couple of others a little better rounding the race off into the third place. It wont be long before ...

Ordini Likes It Wet

Ordini Likes It Wet

May 03, 2011

Ordini scored a gutsy win on the Slow 7 track at Kembla today . Ridden against instructions, Ordini defied sitting three deep after being urged from the barriers to show his loyal owners a very determined win.

Trial Report

Trial Report

May 03, 2011

Monday saw trials held at Warwick Farm on a very heavy track. Heat 2 Rose of Peace had a very easy time of it over 1200m finishing 3rd under a very strong hold. She will head to Scone for the guinees next week. Pink Power looks like she will be in for a good prep with a ...

Winning Double At Goulburn

Apr 21, 2011

In His Honour broke his maiden status today in fine style winning by 3 lengths. Ridden by Josh Adams, he settled brilliantly allowing him to show us the good turn of foot he possesses. Reigning Rhythm looks like he is in for a good prep after winning first up. He managed to ...

Trial Report

Trial Report

Apr 19, 2011

Trials were held at Hawksbury racecourse yesterday on a Heavy Track. First up was A Shade Better who managed to get through the ground fro a comfortable 4Th beaten two lengths behind potential group horse Glass Harmonium. Pink Power ran a very nice 2ND beaten a 0.1 in good ...

Rose Of Peace For AJC Oaks

Rose Of Peace For AJC Oaks

Apr 13, 2011

Rose of Peace is on song to win our second AJC Oaks. He performance last start from an awful barrier was excellent. Having to go back in a large field meant getting too far back, spotting the field 8 to 10 lengths before turning for home. Her finishing margin was just 5lengths, ...

Gold Trail Returning To Work

Gold Trail Returning To Work

Mar 17, 2011

Written by AAP Wednesday, 16 March 2011 17:15 Gold Trail Gold Trail will return to racing in the coming weeks. Gary Portelli will welcome back Gold Trail on Friday to begin the build-up to another possible international campaign. Gold Trail hasn't raced since ...

Recent Acqasitions

Recent Acqasitions

Mar 04, 2011

It has been a busy but succesful week at the recent Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sales. We were unlucky underbidders on a few but managed to secure two lovely horses. A colt by Snitzel X Rainbow Roll(USA) and a magnificent filly by Not A SIngle Doubt out of ...

Somepin Again

Somepin Again

Feb 05, 2011

Jimmy Cassidy summed the pace of the race in a matter of three strides, not being dictated to but doing the dictating. Urging Somepin Anypin to the lead they managed to coast through early sectionals and when ask by the pumper half way up the straight he found that little extra ...

Stable News

Stable News

Jan 29, 2011

Early sales hunt proves positive for buyers The first two major sales of the year – the Magic Millions on the Gold Coast and the Inglis Classic Sale at Newmarket, Randwick – have shown a bit of groundwork and smart buying can secure quality horses at reasonable ...

He's got Somepin all right by Ray Thomas

He's got Somepin all right by Ray Thomas

Jan 25, 2011

TRAINER Gary Portelli said it was D-day for his talented but enigmatic three-year-old Somepin Anypin at Rosehill yesterday. "It had come to the time when he had to start producing on race day what he was showing us on the track," Portelli said. "I get sick ...

Portelli Racing Update: Sales Season Kicks Off With Promising Start for Buyers

Portelli Racing Update: Sales Season Kicks Off With Promising Start for Buyers

Jan 13, 2011

The Gold Coast in January signals the start of the yearling sale season and already there are promising signs for buyers looking to find quality horses at reasonable prices. While the top end of the market remains strong (and always will) the early trends suggest there will be ...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Jan 01, 2011

  Portelli Racing would like to wish everyone a very happy, safe and prosperous new year. May 2011 provide the stable with plenty of winners.    

Weekly News

Weekly News

Dec 07, 2010

PORTELLI RACING UPDATE 6 December 2010 There is something special about the yearling sales and the beginning in earnest of the top 2-year-old racing season. For many it's the start of the exciting journey of owning a racehorse, or seeing their first horse face the ...

Rose Of Peace back

Dec 03, 2010

By Caryl Williamson 18:08 AEST Sun Nov 21 2010 Trainer Gary Portelli has switched his Group One attention to the autumn and the AJC Australian Oaks with Rose Of Peace after losing Gold Trail for the summer to injury. The winner of the Railway Stakes in New Zealand on ...

Weekly Report

Weekly Report

Sep 13, 2010

Stable winners Three-year-old Battle Ready (General Nediym – Storming Bai) opened his winning account with a solid performance at Goulburn last week over 1000m. Hopefully the victory has given the horse confidence to continue to progress through his grades. Promising ...

Weekly News

Aug 27, 2010

 Portelli Racing Newsletter 27 August 2010 Lighthorseman Leads The Charge Talented sprinter Lighthorseman (Redoute’s Choice – Salty Sal) resumes on Saturday at Rosehill over 1200m and the prospect of a drying surface should suit the 5yo gelding. From ...

Weekly News

Weekly News

Aug 11, 2010

Portelli Racing Newsletter  9 August 2010 Yoburg gets a hand from the heavens above Bold frontrunner Yoburg (Johannesburg – You Jest) made the most of the big wet and perhaps some inspiration from a guardian angel as he trounced his rivals at Randwick ...

Liz Carolan Funeral Notice

Jul 29, 2010

FUNERAL NOTICE The relatives and friends of the late Elizabeth “Liz” Carolan are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service In the South Chapel Rookwood Gardens Crematorium, on Monday 2nd August 2010 Commencing at 11.30am   In ...

Weekly Report

Weekly Report

Jul 28, 2010

This edition of Portelli Racing has been penned with a heavy heart following the sudden passing of our good friend and long time office manager Liz Carolan. Liz, who was just 48, suffered it is believed at this stage a sever heart attack at her home yesterday morning . For all ...

Weekly Report

Weekly Report

Jul 19, 2010

 Portelli Racing Newsletter w/c 19 July 2010 The wet tracks and cold weather of winter can’t pass by quick enough. It’s an exciting time for the stable as our proven good horses come back into work and prepare to tackle the major Spring events. ...

Weekly Report

Weekly Report

Jul 13, 2010

– Portelli Racing Newsletter 12 July 2010 Plans are always hard to pull off in racing. You can plan all you like and have a horse spot on for a race but there are so many variables: wet tracks, hard tracks, track bias, luck in running, bad barriers…the list goes ...