News About Mathew Ellerton

Heatherly On Track For Carlyon Stakes Defence

Heatherly On Track For Carlyon Stakes Defence

Co-trainer Simon Zahra is confident that Heatherly will prove extremely tough to beat when she makes her competitive return in the Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m) at The Valley on August 26th. Winner of the Carlyon Stakes at her first point of call ahead of a glittering Spring Carnival campaign in 2016, Heatherly has been the stable…

Odeon Primed for 2017 SA Derby

Odeon Primed for 2017 SA Derby

Co-trainer Simon Zahra is confident that Odeon will relish a step up to 2500m when he takes his place in Saturday’s featured 2017 Group 1 SA Derby at Morphettville Racecourse. Odeon has returned to the races in outstanding condition this time in and will carry winning form into his 2017 South Australian Derby appearance after…

Flemington Winner Heatherly Onto The Galaxy 2017

Flemington Winner Heatherly Onto The Galaxy 2017

Co-trainer of smart sprinting mare Heatherly, Mathew Ellerton confirmed plans to head to Sydney for Group 1 The Galaxy 2017 on Golden Slipper Day after her easy win down the Flemington straight on Saturday. The four-year-old daughter of Lonhro was also accepted for the $500,000 Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) over the same distance in…

Solicit Strong Ahead of Coolmore Classic

Solicit Strong Ahead of Coolmore Classic

Trainer Gerald Ryan has been thrilled with the form and results posted by Solicit this time and remains hopeful the mare can produce another classy effort and break-through for a maiden win at the highest level in Saturday’s Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens. Solicit has been a strong and consistent performer through…

Hard Stride Leads from Start to Finish in Regal Roller Stakes

Hard Stride Leads from Start to Finish in Regal Roller Stakes

Dictating terms from start to finish, talented gelding Hard Stride has led from start to finish to beat a talented field to the line in the 2014 Listed Regal Roller Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon. Jumping from the gates well, the Street Sense gelding immediately took up the pace over the back straight,…

Solicit Strolls Home in comfortable 2014 The Vanity Victory

Solicit Strolls Home in comfortable 2014 The Vanity Victory

Classy mare Solicit has strolled in to claim the Group 3 The Vanity at Flemington today ahead of a spirited Critical Angel and Girl In Flight. Breaking from the barriers near-perfectly, Solicit took up the early pace and opened a large gap along with Critical Angel rounding the bend before comfortably straightening and pulling clear…

Crown Oaks Bound Entries for Wakeful Stakes 2013

Crown Oaks Bound Entries for Wakeful Stakes 2013

A collection of 2013 Crown Oaks hopes will first face off on Victoria Derby Day this weekend including futures favourite May’s Dream in the $300,000 Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m). One of the bumper nine Group races running at Flemington on the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival this Saturday, the 2013 Wakeful Stakes…

Right Lane for Amaeton in The Goodwood 2013

Right Lane for Amaeton in The Goodwood 2013

Former WA jockey Damian Lane will contest his maiden Group 1 race in South Australia this Saturday when the now Flemington-based young gun rides Amaethon in the 2013 The Goodwood at Morphettville. Lane made a move from Bunbury to Flemington in the autumn of 2011 where he is a regular rider for the Mathew Ellerton…

Star Of Giselle Salutes In 2013 Queen Of The South Stakes

Star Of Giselle Salutes In 2013 Queen Of The South Stakes

The 2013 Queen Of The South Stakes has been won by Star Of Giselle at Morphettville Racecourse today. Star Of Giselle led all the way to claim the Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes by a neck in front of Danish Spy, who finished in second, and Lake Sententia, who placed third. Today’s win…

Crystal Webb Wins 2013 MSS Security Stakes – Results

Crystal Webb Wins 2013 MSS Security Stakes – Results

The action of Flemington’s Newmarket Handicap Day is well and truly underway with the second having been won by the nicely-priced Crystal Web who improved leaps and bounds on their last start failure at Caulfield to score a tidy win in the $120,000 Listed MSS Security Stakes (1100m). Prepared by the local training duo of…