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Two In Two Days As Next Level Scores

Two In Two Days As Next Level Scores

Jul 05, 2015

Fresh from success the day prior with Seeking Asylum, Portelli Racing and Elite Thoroughbreds were back in the thick of things at Newcastle as Next Level continued on with his great form this time in, contesting Race 7: Toronto District Workers Club Class 1 Handicap over 1400m. ...

Seeking Another Victory

Seeking Another Victory

Jul 03, 2015

Breaking her maiden two starts back at Bathurst before a length second on a heavy track at Newcastle, three-year-old Sebring filly Seeking Asylum travelled to Goulburn on Friday where she contested the opening race of the day, the Fife’s Stockfeed Class 1 Handicap over ...

Wyong Win For Lot Three For One

Wyong Win For Lot Three For One

Jun 12, 2015

With some recent solid efforts to her credit three-year-old Encosta de Lago filly Lot Three Four One headed to Wyong on Thursdays where she started a clear favourite in Race 6: David Loadsman Memorial over 1100m on a heavy 9 with Brenton Avdulla is the saddle.In the small field ...

Seeking Asylum Too Classy On Debut

Seeking Asylum Too Classy On Debut

Jun 09, 2015

With three solid barrier trials under her belt, two-year-old Sebring filly Seeking Asylum travelled to Bathurst on Tuesday to contest the Posh Designs Maiden Handicap, defeating the older horses in impressive fashion over 1300m.Ridden by Grant Buckley, the well-related filly ...

This Filly May Just Be The Real Deal!

This Filly May Just Be The Real Deal!

Jun 03, 2015

With only limited opportunities left in this outstanding filly we purchased earlier this year at the Magic Millions Perth Sale, we thought we just let you have a watch and a listen to her track work rider after her work this morning. Her sire Exceed And Excel really doesn’t ...

Newsletter

Newsletter

Jun 02, 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of the “Portelli Racing Newsletter.”Please have a read of the current Newsletter which previews some likely Spring contenders for the stable, highlights one of our yearling purchases and chats with one of our owners in "Touching Base With..." by ...

Touching Base With Brodie Druett

Touching Base With Brodie Druett

Jun 01, 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 Brodie Durett, who along with good friend Terry Reid who are volunteers for the Nepan Valley Club, and as you can see from ...

Third Win Far From A Cameo

Third Win Far From A Cameo

May 22, 2015

Dropping back in distance and also slightly in class from his last start fifth at Warwick Farm over 1100m, the Elite Thoroughbred purchased Northern Meteor gelding Cosmic Cameo record a narrow, but decisive victory over Rose Of Man in the Ainsworth Game Technology benchmark 65 ...

That’s Right... We’re Lookin’ At You Good Looking

That’s Right... We’re Lookin’ At You Good Looking

May 13, 2015

After an unplaced effort in December on debut, two-year-old Lookin’ At Lucky filly Hey Good Looking travelled to Bathurst on Monday to contest the opening race on the card, the Macca's Aerials Maiden Plate over 1200m.Ridden by Brendan Ward, Hey Good Looking came into the race ...

 April - Portelli Racing Newsletter

April - Portelli Racing Newsletter

May 06, 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of the “Portelli Racing Newsletter.” Please have a read of the current Newsletter which takes a look at our recent Open Day, previews some of our yearling purchases and chats with one of our owners in "Touching Base With..." by clicking ...

Sydney sprinter entered for Flemington

Sydney sprinter entered for Flemington

May 05, 2015

Heavy rain across NSW in recent weeks days has forced many trainers to come up with alternative plans for their horses with Gary Portelli eyeing a start in Melbourne for I'm All The Talk.The sprinter was supposed to run at Saturday's Hawkesbury meeting as a lead-up to a race at ...

All The Talk Nomintaed for Victoria

All The Talk Nomintaed for Victoria

May 04, 2015

Gary Portelli’s smart speedster I’m All The Talk headlines nominations for Saturday’s Flemington meeting.The Sydneysider, who finished sixth in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate earlier this year, has been entered for the second heat of the All Victorian Sprint Series (1100m).The ...

Once Again Derby Bound

Once Again Derby Bound

Apr 30, 2015

Literally a few hours after putting in a nomination for the upcoming Group 1 Queensland Derby, Onemorenomore gelding Once Again justified that decision with an impressive victory at Canterbury on Wednesday afternoon.Ridden by Tye Angland, Once Again was having his third career ...

Portelli's I'm All The Talk plans thwarted

Portelli's I'm All The Talk plans thwarted

Apr 29, 2015

Gary Portelli's attempts to find the right race for I'm All The Talk might again be frustrated by a rival frontrunner.The speedy four-year-old races best when he can control the tempo, something he was able to do in the Group One Oakleigh Plate first-up when he finished a ...

Touching Base With Peter Stewart

Touching Base With Peter Stewart

Apr 27, 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 Peter Stewart. How long have I been involved in the racing industry? "Have been following them since I was about 12 ...

Star Struck…

Star Struck…

Apr 21, 2015

A winner of the Group One Blue Diamond at two and returning to win the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes at three, Star Witness is one of a select group of horses that was able to show pure precocity as a juvenile and come back and continue that top class form at three.Passing that ...

Rebel Dane’s All Aged Stakes Odds Lengthen

Rebel Dane’s All Aged Stakes Odds Lengthen

Apr 18, 2015

Rebel Dane has drifted out to 2015 All Aged Stakes odds of $26, but trainer Gary Portelli remains confident that the talented sprinter is a winning chance in the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick tomorrow.Rebel Dane produced a slightly lackluster effort when he returned to racing ...

Portelli Goes Back To Basics In All Aged Stakes

Portelli Goes Back To Basics In All Aged Stakes

Apr 14, 2015

Gary Portelli will ignore the tactical subtleties often involved in weight-for-age racing in issuing simple riding instructions on Rebel Dane in the All Aged Stakes.Accepting Rebel Dane is a one-dimensional racehorse, Portelli will tell Blake Shinn to ride the entire for luck ...

Gary Portelli sets Rebel Dane tough task in All Aged Stakes as star sprinters converge

Gary Portelli sets Rebel Dane tough task in All Aged Stakes as star sprinters converge

Apr 13, 2015

The thought of tackling star sprinters Chautauqua and Terravista has dampened the prospect of a capacity field in the All Aged Stakes - but at least one rival trainer is hoping they confront the same hurdle he encountered last year.Rebel Dane, sent out a short-priced favourite ...

Rebel raring to go for Reid

Rebel raring to go for Reid

Mar 25, 2015

You would be hard-pressed to find a trainer who has been looking as forward to Friday night’s Brown Baldwin William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley as much as Gary Portelli. The Sydney horseman has been itching to unleash his explosive sprinter Rebel Dane in the $400,000 event ...

Craig Williams To Ride William Reid Stakes hopeful Rebel Dane

Craig Williams To Ride William Reid Stakes hopeful Rebel Dane

Mar 24, 2015

Fresh from a Rosehill Guineas win, star jockey Craig Williams has an enviable book of Group One rides in two states this weekend starting with Rebel Dane.Williams notched his first Group One for the season on New Zealand gelding Volkstok'n'barrell in Saturday's Rosehill Guineas ...

Exceed And Excelling...

Exceed And Excelling...

Mar 19, 2015

With the Group 1 Golden Slipper being run and won this coming Saturday, it is really impressive for a sire like Exceed And Excel to have so many runners in the field - fingers crossed the Portelli Racing-trained Racy gets a run!!Two years back Exceed And Excel filly Overreach ...

Stable star and first-up specialist Rebel Dane is set to resume on March 27

Stable star and first-up specialist Rebel Dane is set to resume on March 27

Mar 17, 2015

Portelli is going to Moonee Valley for a shot at the Group I William Reid Stakes (1200m), a course at which Rebel Dane has gone very close to winning at previously."I’ve been to Moonee Valley for two Group I races with him, and he was beaten in photo finishes on each ...

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