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Mr Utopia simply outstanding at Flemington

Mr Utopia simply outstanding at Flemington

May 24, 2015

Mr Utopia continued his brilliant Victorian campaign with a barnstorming win in the VRC-CRV Winter Championship Series Heat 1 (1400m) at Flemington today. Now trained by Robert Smerdon, Mr Utopia came from near last on the turn to unleash his devastating turn of foot in ...

Preview: Belmont 23/05/15

Preview: Belmont 23/05/15

May 23, 2015

RACE 7: 14-HARP INN (TAKAHIDE IKENUSHI) Harp Inn takes on a very competitive line-up at Belmont this afternoon but he comes into this race in good form and he does have the benefit of barrier 1. Does like to be able to find his feet early in his races so we expect him to ...

Preview: Narrogin 16/05/15

Preview: Narrogin 16/05/15

May 16, 2015

RACE 1: 5-SECRET ENDEMIC (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Secret Endemic has been showing pace and competing well at his most recent starts, and we believe he is only starting to learn what this racing caper is all about. Runs into a speedy, competitive Class 1 assignment this afternoon, ...

Preview: Belmont 16/05/15

Preview: Belmont 16/05/15

May 16, 2015

RACE 8: 16-I SEE LUCK (TAKAHIDE IKENUSHI) I See Luck steps up into ratings 72-plus company after scoring a courageous win with 58kg in ratings 60+ grade at Belmont last Saturday week, getting his nose down on the line to defeat Gigante over ...

Team Wolfe wraps up another Great Southern training title

Team Wolfe wraps up another Great Southern training title

May 13, 2015

SJ Wolfe Racing enjoyed another successful Great Southern racing season, leading in 28 winners and claiming our 18th Trainer Premiership from the past 20 years. The season came to an end at last Thursday's May 7 Albany season finale with our stable holding a 12-win ...

Preview: Belmont 13/05/15

Preview: Belmont 13/05/15

May 13, 2015

RACE 1: 4-TWO EYE SEE (PETER HALL) Two Eye See is having his third run back from a let-up and should be ready to fire stepping up in distance this afternoon. Peter Hall, fresh from his South Australian Oaks and Derby victories, takes the reins and should be able to take up a ...

Preview: Belmont 9/05/15

Preview: Belmont 9/05/15

May 09, 2015

RACE 1: 4-YOU'RE A RUM'IN (SHAUN O'DONNELL) You're A Rum'In returns to city racing after a comfortable maiden win second-up at Pinjarra 12 days ago, when enjoying the run of the race from an inside barrier. Has had two 1200-metre runs now so ...

Preview: Albany 7/05/15

Preview: Albany 7/05/15

May 07, 2015

RACE 2: 4-KING CLOSET (KATE WITTEN) King Closet has recovered well after his dominant maiden win at Albany on April 26 and he does take on some tough opposition stepping up into Rating 58+ company here. We have a high opinion of this fellow, though, and we think he should ...

Preview: Ascot 2/05/15

Preview: Ascot 2/05/15

May 02, 2015

RACE 1: 3-TWO EYE SEE (TAKAHIDE IKENUSHI) Two Eye See is having his second run back from a let-up this afternoon and has pleased us in training since his midweek Ascot outing 10 days ago. Didn't enjoy the best of runs on that occasion, when shuffled back through the field ...

Smart juvenile You're A Rum'In breaks through

Smart juvenile You're A Rum'In breaks through

Apr 27, 2015

Starcraft two-year-old You're A Rum'In looks destined for bigger and better things following his soft win in the Pinjarra RSL Maiden (Race 1-1200m) at Pinjarra today. You're A Rum'In put the writing on the wall with a gutsy display on debut at Ascot on ...

Mr Utopia wins at Flemington

Mr Utopia wins at Flemington

Apr 25, 2015

What a memorable day for Team Wolfe with Mr Utopia carrying the light blue/red maltese cross to a remarkable victory at Flemington today. Making his debut for new trainer Robert Smerdon and ridden by West Australian Mark Zahra, Mr Utopia settled at the tail of the field ...

Preview: Ascot 25/04/15

Preview: Ascot 25/04/15

Apr 25, 2015

RACE 4: 6-ANCIENT SPELL (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) We were a little disappointed with Ancient Spell's latest third at Albany on April 16, but it is hard to knock his form this campaign as he has raced very competitively. Appears to have landed in a suitable $40,000 ratings ...

Preview: Ascot 22/04/15

Preview: Ascot 22/04/15

Apr 22, 2015

RACE 1: 1-TWO EYE SEE (PETER HALL) Two Eye See enjoyed a short break from training after finishing a luckless fifth at Ascot 25/02, following on from his encouraging minor placing on debut at Bunbury 19/02. He has been performing well on the training track in ...

Luck makes it back-to-back for Team Wolfe

Luck makes it back-to-back for Team Wolfe

Apr 18, 2015

Fantastic money-spinner I See Luck continued on his merry way with a fighting win over hometown hero Run Liam Run in the Amazing Albany Handicap (Race 3-1235m) this afternoon. I See Luck, perfectly ridden by stable jockey Shaun McGruddy, sat in second place throughout, before ...

Cows With Guns smokes them first up

Cows With Guns smokes them first up

Apr 16, 2015

Stable newcomer Cows With Guns impressed with a dominant first-up win in the Acme Drycleaners Maiden (Race 2-1235m) at Albany this afternoon. The sparingly-raced five-year-old joined our stable in early February and appears to be a more than handy acquisition, striding clear ...

Preview: Albany 16/04/15

Preview: Albany 16/04/15

Apr 16, 2015

RACE 1: 10-PICKJAM (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Pickjam looks ready to produce a peak performance at her third run back from a spell this afternoon and will appreciate the step up in distance. Expecting her to finish in the top three. RACE 2: 2-ACQUITTED (SHAUN MEERES) Acquitted ...

Team Wolfe treble on Albany Cup Day

Team Wolfe treble on Albany Cup Day

Apr 08, 2015

Although we didn't take home either of the feature events it was still an Albany Cup Day to remember last Sunday, winning three of the first four races with Chasing Chaos, Lucky Charlie and Bettsie, each of them ridden by stable jockey Shaun McGruddy. Exciting ...

Preview: Bunbury 8/04/15

Preview: Bunbury 8/04/15

Apr 08, 2015

RACE 6: 3-COUNTERCAT (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Countercat has performed reasonably well in three metro 60-plus handicap outings sice returning from a let-up and he appears to have found a more suitable assignment at Bunbury this afternoon. Should enjoy the run of the race from ...

Preview: Ascot 4/04/15

Preview: Ascot 4/04/15

Apr 04, 2015

RACE 6: 10-WAR KSAR (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) War Ksar is a promising three-year-old taking on some quality opposition this afternoon and he showed he was up to these when a closing fifth, beaten 1-1/4 lengths last Saturday week. Isn't helped by the outside barrier here, but ...

Preview: Ascot 28/03/15

Preview: Ascot 28/03/15

Mar 28, 2015

RACE 4: 7-I SEE LUCK (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) I See Luck comes to town after a slightly disappointing performance third-up at Mt Barker 15/03, when run off his feet early and never able to get into contention. The blinkers are on here but this is a very competitive 60+ handicap ...

Ancient Spell weaves some of his old magic

Ancient Spell weaves some of his old magic

Mar 26, 2015

Stable veteran Ancient Spell finished our day off perfectly with a dominant win in the Due South - Cellarbrations Handicap (1636m) at the Albany Racing Club this afternoon. Stable jock Shaun McGruddy gave him every possible chance in running and old Ancient was able ...

Preview: Albany 26/03/15

Preview: Albany 26/03/15

Mar 26, 2015

RACE 1: 4-AND SO AM I (MITCHELL PATEMAN) And So Am I has been really brave at his past two outings when racing very competitively and he appears to get his chance to break through today. Should be able to lead or take up a prime position from the inside barrier here and ...

Preview: Bunbury 25/03/15

Preview: Bunbury 25/03/15

Mar 25, 2015

RACE 8: 8-FIELD OF VISION (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Weevils Mens has raced without luck since winning his maiden at Albany 29/01 and there is no doubt he should have finished several lengths closer at Bunbury 8/03 last start, when held up for the majority of the ...

Tiger does us proud

Tiger does us proud

Mar 21, 2015

Big result for Team Wolfe with one of our all-time favourites Tiger Pete saluting the judge in the Bailey's Handicap (Race 4-1200m) at Ascot today, courtesy of a perfect ride from Shaun McGruddy. Tiger Pete has now picked up almost $350,000 in stakes after we snared him ...