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GOODARCHIE TOO GOOD ON DEBUT

GOODARCHIE TOO GOOD ON DEBUT

Nov 25, 2019

What a thrill it was yesterday to see Goodarchie win his first start at Clare. Piloted by Gary Lo, Goodarchie jumped to the front and lead the entire way to win by 0.7 of a length.Post-Race Darren said ‘Goodarchie is owned by Clare locals, this is what racings about, its ...

DARREN MAGRO MARQUEE - GAWLER CUP DAY

DARREN MAGRO MARQUEE - GAWLER CUP DAY

Oct 29, 2019

Congratulations to the Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club for the recent success of our Gawler Cup Day.It was a fantastic day and was extremely well attended.Our owners at Darren Magro Racing joined in on the festivities in our inaugural Cup Day Marquee. The support from our ...

2 WINS IN 2 WEEKS FOR SPIEGEL

2 WINS IN 2 WEEKS FOR SPIEGEL

Sep 05, 2019

Our iron horse Spiegel Grove notched up 2 wins in 2 weeks at his home track.First up on the 21st of August, Spiegel Grove won the 2118m Coopers XPA BM 60. Hitting the front a fair way out, Spiegel Grove kept running to score by 0.3lengths. Once again, a fantastic ride by Jason ...

END OF SEASON QUINELLA

END OF SEASON QUINELLA

Jul 29, 2019

What a great season it's been and what a fitting end with a quinella in the last race of the season at Gawler. Arctic Blaze, well ridden by Jason Holder in the 1200m Sanders Fodder Benchmark 60 Handicap won by 3.2 lengths over stablemate Tailgunner ridden by apprentice Alice ...

OLIVERS TALE BREAKS HIS MAIDEN

OLIVERS TALE BREAKS HIS MAIDEN

Jul 22, 2019

Olivers Tale won by a huge 6.5lengths at Pt August on Sunday. A special mention to our apprentice jockey Alice Lindsay who rode very well to steer Olivers Tale to his maiden win.

SPIEGEL SCORES AT GAWLER

SPIEGEL SCORES AT GAWLER

Jul 04, 2019

Another Gawler win for Spiegel Grove today in the 2100m Goldin Farms BM60. Settling second last in running, in the straight Spiegel pushed his way into the clear to score by 1.1 lengths. Textbook ride by Jason Holder. Next stop the Pt Augusta Cup.Congratulations to ...

꙳꙳KHANI STAR ꙳꙳

꙳꙳KHANI STAR ꙳꙳

Jun 06, 2019

With the addition of blinkers Khani Star stepped up to win her maiden yesterday in the Barossa Cider 1100m Fillies & Mares Maiden. At the 600m mark jockey Jason Holder went to the outside and ran past the field to win by 0.9 of a length.Congratulations to ...

BOHEMIAN FOREST’S ONE TO FOLLOW

BOHEMIAN FOREST’S ONE TO FOLLOW

May 15, 2019

Gawler trainer Darren Magro believes Bohemian Forest, winner of the Goldin Farms Benchmark 64 Handicap (1514m) at Gawler might be a mare to follow later in the year.“She will probably go for a break after today’s win, but I think she might be able to win in town next ...

ALASKAN DOWN THE OUTSIDE

ALASKAN DOWN THE OUTSIDE

Mar 30, 2019

Sensational win by Alaskan Jade today at Morphettville in the Schweppes Hcp (Heat 3 SA Sprint Series) over 1050m. Alaskan Jade was well ridden by Caitlin Jones coming from last on the corner and powering down the outside to win by 0.3L.Alaskan Jade has been racing very well this ...

SWEET VARDEN GETS THE CHOCOLATES

SWEET VARDEN GETS THE CHOCOLATES

Mar 20, 2019

Sweet Varden ridden by Kenny Lau showed speed and closed rapidly on her opponents running past them to win the ‘Butchers BM 60 (Heat 1 SA Sprint Series)’ 1050m at Balaklava by 1.9L. This notches Sweet Vardens second win in a row and secures her a slot in to final of the SA ...

THREE IN A ROW

THREE IN A ROW

Mar 14, 2019

A busy but very successful few days for the stable notching up 3 winners. First Sweet Varden winning at Clare with Kenny Lau a board. Then heading to Naracoorte to secure a double. Panagiota winning Race 1 the ‘Happy Birthday Anna Gaffney BM60’ 1000m, ridden by Kenny Lau; ...

PANAGIOTA WINS AT THE BRIDGE

PANAGIOTA WINS AT THE BRIDGE

Mar 06, 2019

Pinging the gates, Panagiota showed them how it’s done leading all the way to win the Rivers Edge Caravan Park BM 60 906m at Murray Bridge. Thanks Kenny Lau, great ride. Congratulations to all connections. 

BOHEMIAN BREAKS HER MAIDEN

BOHEMIAN BREAKS HER MAIDEN

Feb 10, 2019

Bohemian Forest has been knocking on the door to win her maiden and today was her day. After beginning well, she settled behind the leader and although only winning by 0.4 of a length Bohemian Forest always looked in control from the top of the straight. Thanks to Jason Holder ...

ALASKAN JADE SCORES AGAIN

ALASKAN JADE SCORES AGAIN

Dec 16, 2018

Alaskan Jade, ridden by Jason Holder, showed an impressive turn of foot at yesterdays Gawler Metropolitan meeting. Coming from last she flew down the outside to win the Prince Albert Hotel Gawler Hcp.It was also her second win in a row since returning from a spell and added ...

RACE TO RACE DOUBLE

RACE TO RACE DOUBLE

Nov 22, 2018

Alaskan Jade and Arctic Blaze brought up a race to race double at Gawler on Wednesday. Alaskan Jade was the first to salute the judge. Ridden by Jamie Kah she settled back in the small field but always looked to have her opposition measured although scoring by a small ...

TRIPLE DEEZ PROVES HIMSELF AT METRO LEVEL

TRIPLE DEEZ PROVES HIMSELF AT METRO LEVEL

Nov 05, 2018

Triple Deez scored his second win in 4 starts this preparation. After a luckless 4th at Metropolitan level at his previous start he proved he was up to metropolitan standard with a solid victory. Thanks to Jake Toeroek for a great ride. Congratulations to connections. 

TRIPLE DEEZ TOO STRONG ON HOME TRACK

TRIPLE DEEZ TOO STRONG ON HOME TRACK

Oct 08, 2018

Triple Deez scored a strong win at his home track in the 1208m Class One Handicap. He was well ridden by Jake Toeroek and proved too strong for his opposition. Congratulations to connections!

OWNERS BREAKFAST

OWNERS BREAKFAST

Sep 08, 2018

Thanks to the owners of our 2yo's for coming out and watching them work. It was a fantastic morning.

PT AUGUSTA HORSE AND TRAINER OF THE YEAR

PT AUGUSTA HORSE AND TRAINER OF THE YEAR

Sep 03, 2018

Mysticano finally broke through at Pt Augusta on Sunday in Race 4 the ‘Phillip Kittel Memorial Benchmark 64 Handicap’. Ridden by apprentice Gary Lo, he settled 4th in running, made a move just prior to the corner to go up outside the leaders and was too strong for the ...

PANAGIOTA AND MYSTICAN - PT AUGUSTA DOUBLE

PANAGIOTA AND MYSTICAN - PT AUGUSTA DOUBLE

Aug 13, 2018

Recent addition to the stable Panagiota destroyed her opposition on Sunday at Pt Augusta winning by 5.8lengths. David Tootell took the ride after riding her track work and being familiar with her. After beginning fast, Panagiota worked her way to the lead. Between the 600-400m ...

TOUGH WIN AT THE PORT

TOUGH WIN AT THE PORT

Jul 09, 2018

Spiegel Grove ventured to Pt Augusta on Sunday, to contest the 1600m BM56 and was ridden by Ryan Hurdle. After settling at the rear of the field he started a long-sustained run from the 1000m mark. He was forced to travel very wide around runners through the turn and eventually ...

SPIEGEL GROVE BACK TO BACK

SPIEGEL GROVE BACK TO BACK

Jun 22, 2018

Stepping up in distance to 1867m Spiegel Grove made it 2 wins in a row at Pt Augusta in the BM64. Although settling back at the rear the smaller field made his task much easier than his previous win. He was very well ridden by Raquel Clark and he most certainly is enjoying the ...

AWESOME STAR THE STAR!

AWESOME STAR THE STAR!

May 21, 2018

Awesome Star went back to back wins when winning at Pt Augusta on Saturday. After travelling wide during the race and cruising up to the leaders on the turn she ran away with an impressive 4.3L win. Coming out of her maiden grade it was a credit to her to have immediate success ...

WHAT A STAR!

WHAT A STAR!

Apr 23, 2018

Awesome Star scored a convincing win at Pt Augusta on Sunday winning by 8 lengths! Awesome Star had the upper hand the entire race, beginning well, coasting outside the leader and then racing away for a very easy win and running very fast time. Great ride by Jake Toeroek, we ...