Tag: 'David Payne'


Montefilia drawn to stay the distance in Oaks

A week after finishing fourth against the boys in the Australian Derby, Montefilia will back up in the Australian Oaks.

Montefilia ready to break fillies’ drought in Guineas

Trainer David Payne has a handy measuring stick when it comes to pitting Montefilia against the colts and geldings in the Rosehill Guineas. No filly...
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Star Filly Putting Payne Back Up In Lights

Montefilia will be one of the headline acts when she kicks off her Australian Oaks campaign in the Surround Stakes at Randwick.
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Payne’s Filly Has A Spring In Her Step

David Payne claimed two Group One wins during the Sydney spring with Montefilia and he will look to another filly to add to his stakes-race...

Personal Has Key Advantages Over Rival

Tom Dabernig is confident Personal has the right form lines to win the VRC Oaks after following a tried and tested path to the Group...

Costello Wins Home Track Cup For Payne

A $40,000 yearling purchase for trainer David Payne, Costello has proven to be a bargain buy after taking out the $500,000 Rosehill Gold Cup.

Montefilia Earns Spring Champion Honours

Jason Collett has celebrated his second Group One win and first in Sydney to take out the Spring Champion Stakes aboard star filly Montefilia.
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Montefilia Hungry For More Spring Success

Jason Collett will have his first sit aboard Group One winner Montefilia in a trackwork gallop before he partners her in the Spring Champion Stakes.

Montefilia Upstages Favourites In Flight

Trainer David Payne will look to back up Montefilia in the Spring Champion Stakes after her thrilling win in the final leg of the Princess...

Montefilia Not Certain To Pursue Oaks Path

The pandemic situation in Victoria has trainer David Payne considering his spring options for Montefilia, who returns from a let-up in the Tea Rose Stakes.

Group One spring goals loom for Montefilia

Trainer David Payne will consider Group One options in Sydney and Melbourne for Montefilia after her win against older horses at Rosehill.

Oaks target for promising filly Montefilia

The Group One-VRC Oaks in Melbourne is the spring target for filly Montefilia who is nominated to run over 1800m at Randwick on Saturday.

Sherry winless as Spaceboy does it again

Young gun apprentice Tom Sherry has endured a tough initiation into Sydney racing with a luckless ride aboard Black Magnum for his boss Mark Newnham.
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Bazooka on trial for spring assignments

Trainer David Payne has a healthy opinion of two-year-old Bazooka and is keen to use some races over the winter as a measuring stick for...

Zero To Hundred makes winning debut

Two-year-old filly Zero To Hundred has started her career with a midweek city win at Warwick Farm on a heavy track.
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Old friends reunite through Fasano

David Payne is hoping he has another nice horse on his hands for owner/breeder John Camilleri in lightly raced three-year-old Fasano.
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Magic Millions shot on the line for Jemss

A setback put paid to David Payne's original program for debutante Jemss but a Randwick win would put Magic Millions plans back on the table.

Loveisili earns shot at redemption

Kris Lees is banking on Loveisili's last-start flop proving an anomaly and remains hopeful the horse can bounce back at Rosehill.

Payne pair an exercise in patience

War Baron has been posted at double-figure odds but trainer David Payne believes the youngster can put himself in the finish at Randwick.

Costello to begin campaign at Randwick

Trainer David Payne will soon farewell dual Group One winner Ace High as he heads to stud and is looking to the future with horses...

Fall pair back-up in Group One Champagne

On the back of an afternoon he would rather forget, David Payne could be set for a day to remember with two unlikely runners in...

Ace High to play a hand in Ranvet: Payne

Ace High doesn't have a great score sheet on rain-affected tracks but David Payne can find positives ahead of the horse's Rosehill return in the...

Ace High chasing better outcome for Payne

Ace High will be Sydney trainer David Payne's sole Flemington representative with a trackwork accident claiming the life of stablemate Deep Chill.

War Baron ready for Warwick Farm battle

Untapped two-year-old War Baron can stake his claims for a spot on David Payne's autumn carnival team when he lines up for his second start...

Blinkers will flick Cup switch in Ace High

Ace High is in perfect condition ahead of the Caulfield Cup despite a lacklustre gallop on the course proper at Caulfield.