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Tshahitsi wins Listed John Dillon Stakes

Tshahitsi wins Listed John Dillon Stakes

Jan 30, 2018

Options in Melbourne and at home in Tasmania remain open for tough gelding Tshahitsi after his front-running win in the Listed John Dillon Stakes at Caulfield.Tshahitsi won the Listed Winter Championship Final at Flemington during a successful Victorian winter campaign last year ...

Standish shot for Tshahitsi

Standish shot for Tshahitsi

Dec 28, 2017

Tasmanian galloper Tshahitsi’s fond relationship with Flemington will be tested on Monday when he tackles the straight course for the first time in the group 3 Standish Handicap.At a mark of 102, Tshahitsi is the highest rating of 12 entries taken for the 1200-metre dash but ...

Emphatic win delays Tshahitsi’s return to Tasmania

Emphatic win delays Tshahitsi’s return to Tasmania

Oct 26, 2017

THE connections of talented Tasmanian sprinter Tshahitsi have aborted plans to bring the horse home after he scored an emphatic win in the $100,000 Rod Johnson Handicap over 1400 metres at Flemington yesterday.Tshahitsi showed good speed from a wide gate to lead and when rider ...

Spreyton double for training duo

Spreyton double for training duo

Oct 26, 2017

QUALITY Tasmanian sprinter Tshahitsi may have had his colours lowered in a race at Flemington last Saturday but two of his stablemates produced impressive performances to win in Devonport on the same day.Tshahitsi finished a game third in a heat of the Winter Championship over ...

Trusted Warrior making his mark

Trusted Warrior making his mark

Oct 26, 2017

TRUSTED WARRIOR showed a lot of potential as a two-year-old but he was always going to need time before he showed his worth.In Launceston on Sunday the Chris Crook and Imogen Miller-trained gelding showed why he is now a horse with a future by scoring another emphatic ...

Heading in the Right Direction

Heading in the Right Direction

Oct 26, 2017

A first starter showed he could become a more than capable galloper by overcoming difficulties to score a brave win at Devonport on Sunday.Mr. West gave rider Troy Baker an uncomfortable sit when his saddle shifted backward just after the start of the race.Co-trainer Imogen ...

Tsahitsi takes Cup for Tassie

Tsahitsi takes Cup for Tassie

Oct 12, 2017

The Echuca Cup will cross Bass Strait after Tasmanian gelding Tsahitsi out-toughed his rivals to capture Sunday’s $80,000 country feature for trainers Imogen Miller and Chris Crook.The five-year-old endured a wide run for much of the 1400m contest but relished the Soft 7 ...

Tasmanian tourists take home Echuca Cup

Tasmanian tourists take home Echuca Cup

Oct 12, 2017

There would be no miracle repeat following Daryl Archard’s first Echuca Cup win in 2016.The 2017 Echuca Cup – run and won at Echuca Racecourse yesterday – has not only left town, it has gone overseas.With Tasmanian trainer Imogen Miller and champion jockey Brendon ...

Top jockey hoping to make weight for Tshahitsi at Flemington

Top jockey hoping to make weight for Tshahitsi at Flemington

Oct 12, 2017

Premier jockey Brendon McCoull is trying to get down to his lightest riding weight for more than a year to partner in-form Tasmanian sprinter Tshahitsi at Flemington on Saturday.Tshahitsi has 55.5 kilograms in the $100,000 Rod Johnson Handicap (1400 metres) and McCoull hasn’t ...

From the CEO’s Desk – June 2017

Sep 14, 2017

TshahitsiCongratulations also to thoroughbred trainers Imogen Miller and Chris Crook and jockey Brendon McCoull – and their horse Tshahitsi – for the recent win in the $80,000 Echuca Cup, beating the $2.30 favourite Moss ‘N’ Dale.Of course, the talented gelding won the ...

Tshahitsi gives Miller her first winner as a trainer

Tshahitsi gives Miller her first winner as a trainer

Sep 14, 2017

LIGHTLY raced three-year-old Tshahitsi looks set for a bright future given the ease with which the gelding dispensed with his rivals in a strong maiden over 1400 metres at Tattersall’s Park in Hobart on Sunday.With Victorian rider Corey Parish in the saddle, Tshahitsi made the ...

Tasmanian tourists take home Echuca Cup

Tasmanian tourists take home Echuca Cup

Sep 14, 2017

THERE would be no miracle repeat following Daryl Archard’s first Echuca Cup win in 2016.The 2017 Echuca Cup – run and won at Echuca Racecourse yesterday – has not only left town, it has gone overseas.With Tasmanian trainer Imogen Miller and champion jockey Brendon McCoull ...

Tassie Tsha Hits rivals for six at HQ

Tassie Tsha Hits rivals for six at HQ

Sep 14, 2017

Tasmanian galloper Tshahitsi provided jockey Brendon McCoull and co-trainers Chris Crook and Imogen Miller with a first win at Australia’s most iconic racecourse through a dominant victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Rod Johnson Handicap (1400m) at Flemington.Sent straight to the ...

Tasmania: Hits keep coming for Crook, Miller

Sep 14, 2017

The Campania training team of Chris Crook and Imogen Miller celebrated a two-state weekend double when Trusted Warrior stormed to a barnstorming win in the final event at Launceston last Sunday, a Class 1 handicap over 1420 metres.The Trusting gelding settled worse than midfield ...

It is a two-horse race to be named Tasmania’s best

It is a two-horse race to be named Tasmania’s best

Sep 14, 2017

TWO months ago the favourite to take out the Tasmanian Horse of the Year title was the well-performed sprinter Hellova Street that was triumphant in both of the state’s prestigious weight-for-age events.Hellova Street won the $100,000 Thomas Lyons over 1200 metres defeating ...