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Sebring Sun ready to rise

Sebring Sun ready to rise

May 18, 2016

Gary Portelli admits he stuffed up Sebring Sun’s last campaign but is confident the Group 1-placed colt can return a winner at Rosehill on Saturday.A rousing gallop with stablemate Straturbo at Warwick Farm on Tuesday morning showed Portelli the Golden Rose placegetter is fit ...

Sebring Sun to shine in the winter

Sebring Sun to shine in the winter

May 16, 2016

Getting Sebring Sun in a winning frame of mind is trainer Gary Portelli's focus as the Group One-placed colt sets out on a short winter campaign.Portelli said the Golden Rose third placegetter had grown physically since he last raced in December but he wanted to make sure his ...

     Gary Portelli to challenge ibuprofen positive in order to maintain clean record

Gary Portelli to challenge ibuprofen positive in order to maintain clean record

May 15, 2016

Expect at least one trainer to make representations to have a previous penalty quashed in the wake of three others escaping without charge from the ibuprofen mess in the past week.Gary Portelli was the first trainer in NSW to come under the microscope for a positive to the ...

Portelli's Rebel with a cause

Portelli's Rebel with a cause

Apr 25, 2016

He’s the younger brother of a Group 1 winner who speaks the same language, albeit with a southern accent. Texas Rebel, a half-brother to Rebel Dane, broke through for his first career win with victory in race three (1400m) at Randwick on Anzac day. “He’s always shown ...

Seeking Asylum will be at home in the wet at Royal Randwick today

Seeking Asylum will be at home in the wet at Royal Randwick today

Apr 24, 2016

Seeking Asylum’s proven wet-track ability has boosted trainer Gary Portelli’s confidence on the eve of her comeback to racing in the First Battle of the Somme Handicap (1200m) at Royal Randwick today. The Anzac Day meeting will be held on a rain-affected track surface ...

You're Invited...

You're Invited...

Apr 19, 2016

Make sure you head out to Portelli Racing on Sunday, May 1st for our annual Open Day!  To find out any further information or to RSVP for the day, simply click the below image!

Break Out Season for Not A Single Doubt

Break Out Season for Not A Single Doubt

Apr 14, 2016

While Not A Single Doubt looks likely to come up short in the race for the champion sires title for the 2015-16 racing year, it is the season he emerged from the shadow of his sire Redoute’s Choice and paternal half-brother Snitzel at Arrowfield Stud. Not a Single Doubt had ...

Jason Collett and Rebel Dane in Group 1 reunion

Jason Collett and Rebel Dane in Group 1 reunion

Apr 13, 2016

Gary Portelli will turn to the jockey who has won more races on Rebel Dane than any other in a bid to salvage something out of a frustrating autumn campaign.Jason Collett will be reunited with Rebel Dane in the $600,000 All Aged Stakes on Saturday - more than three years after ...

Gary Portelli bids for hometown joy with All My Loving

Gary Portelli bids for hometown joy with All My Loving

Apr 08, 2016

Gary Portelli will have overwhelming support from the locals in Friday’s Orange Cup as he prepares to head back to where it all began. Portelli has All My Loving primed for what would be the trainer’s second Orange Cup victory, having teamed up with now SKY Racing ...

No Doubt on the ability of this stallion!

No Doubt on the ability of this stallion!

Mar 21, 2016

Group 1 Golden Slipper day at Rosehill Gardens saw Arrowfield Stud’s Not A Single Doubt achieve his 33rd individual stakes winner when Southern Legend remained unbeaten this time in to claim the Listed The Sebring (1100m). With no stallion in Australia having sired more ...

Oliver’s urging puts Rebel into the Galaxy

Oliver’s urging puts Rebel into the Galaxy

Mar 18, 2016

Having ridden the entire at his most recent start when fourth in the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m), jockey Damien Oliver suggested to trainer Gary Portelli that the six-year-old could be better suited by heading towards the handicap conditions of Saturday $700,000 Group 1 ...

He Came With A Rush…

He Came With A Rush…

Feb 29, 2016

Fresh from a 40 week break away from the track, with two barrier trials under his belt, four-year-old Northern Meteor gelding Cosmic Rush headed back to the races on Sunday, starting first-up at Nowra in the Adam’s Trailers Maiden Plate over 1100m.With a second and third ...

February Newsletter

February Newsletter

Feb 26, 2016

The February Edition of the Portelli Racing Newsletter is available to read.We take a look at the recent success of the stable, the yearling sales, as well as a look at the exciting Sebring x Swinging Babe filly we purchased at January's Magic Millions Yearling Sale.To view the ...

Loved The Win…

Loved The Win…

Feb 21, 2016

After two fourth placed finishes at her most recent starts at Kembla Grange and Wyong, trainer Gary Portelli found an extremely suitable race for five-year-old Not A Single Doubt mare All My Loving at Goulburn on Sunday.Loaded onto the float along with stable mate Cassini Star ...

Winning Ways For Two Ronnys

Winning Ways For Two Ronnys

Feb 19, 2016

Showing his dislike for a wet track when racing last time out at Canberra, Redoute’s Choice gelding Two Ronnys had conditions to suit at Newcastle where he contested the opening race on the card, the XXXX Gold Benchmark 64 over 2000m. Slowly away from the gates, jockey ...

Strike While The Iron Is Hot…

Strike While The Iron Is Hot…

Feb 16, 2016

With four good winners in the last 21 days from 18 runners, Gary Portelli is one of Australia's leading trainers based on his winning strike rate of 22.2%, a figure higher than many ‘leading’ trainers. In fact Portelli Racing has produced eight winners in the last six ...

Stepping Out Of The Shadows!

Stepping Out Of The Shadows!

Feb 15, 2016

Smashing through the $500,000 barrier on Saturday, our four-year-old Testa Rossa gelding Testashadow has proven a model of consistency of late – winning three of his past five. Backing up after an excellent second the week prior over 2000m, the Elite Thoroughbreds ...

Ladbrokes Orr Stakes Barrier Draw Ideal For Rebel Dane

Ladbrokes Orr Stakes Barrier Draw Ideal For Rebel Dane

Feb 12, 2016

Rebel Dane was one of the big winners of the 2016 Ladbrokes Orr Stakes and trainer Gary Portelli believes that gate four gives his star galloper every possible chance to take out the Group 1 event at Caulfield on Saturday.Rebel Dane has often been plagued by poor barrier draws ...

Sizzling Win For Snitzel Filly

Sizzling Win For Snitzel Filly

Feb 08, 2016

While three-year-old Sizzling Gaze had not been able to break her maiden at her first four starts, she put paid to that in fine style at Cessnock on Monday, taking out the Wine Country Maiden Handicap by over a length.Starting second favourite behind the top weight Lady Corelli, ...

Back to back Canberra wins for Lot Three Four One

Back to back Canberra wins for Lot Three Four One

Feb 05, 2016

A winner when last in the county’s capital back in mid-January, Lot Three Four One headed back down the highway on Friday to contest the Sponsorships Opportunities Class 3 Handicap.With pretty much the same track conditions and the distance also the same as her last ...

Acclaiming A Promising Victory

Acclaiming A Promising Victory

Jan 31, 2016

Slightly luckless this time in, improving three-year-old Wide Acclaim dropped back in class and travelled to Kembla Grande on Saturday to contest the RTS Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd (1200m). On the heavy 9 rated surface, jockey Jess Taylor jumped Wide Acclaim out quickly from the ...

Portelli On Weather Watch For Straturbo

Portelli On Weather Watch For Straturbo

Jan 26, 2016

Gary Portelli is on weather watch for sprinter Straturbo who is nominated for races in both Melbourne and Sydney.Portelli will wait until later in the week to decide whether to send the gelding south for a crack at Saturday's Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington or ...

Testashadow Relishes Heavy Track

Testashadow Relishes Heavy Track

Jan 24, 2016

A winner two starts back at the track over 1400m, before a trip away to the Gold Coast for the Magic Millions Cup, Testashadow returned to Randwick and appreciate the step up to 1600m to record his fourth career win, and second from just his last three starts. Heading to ...

Rebel Dane Ready To Go In Australia Stakes

Rebel Dane Ready To Go In Australia Stakes

Jan 22, 2016

Rebel Dane has had a faultless preparation leading into the Australia Stakes and trainer Gary Portelli is now banking on the classy sprinter getting even luck in the Group Two race at Moonee Valley.Rebel Dane has performed admirably in Group One races at the track without ...