Tag: 'Simon Zahra'

Ellerton and Zahra with more Plate chances

After winning last year's Oakleigh Plate with Booker, co-trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra have a two-pronged defence with Zoutori and Crystal Dreamer.
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Mrs Beckham beats stablemate at Caulfield

Progressive filly Mrs Beckham has led in a stable quinella at Caulfield for co-trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra, narrowly beating stablemate Parmie.

Odeon breaks winless streak at Caulfield

Having not won a race in over two years, consistent galloper Odeon has finally broken through taking out the Listed Lord Stakes at Caulfield.
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Two Flemington chances for Ellerton/Zahra

The Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra stable has two genuine chances at Flemington with four-year-old Propelle and Parmie in suitable races.
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Zahra holds out high hopes for Mrs Beckham

Co-trainer Simon Zahra is looking at Mrs Beckham reaching greater heights as a stayer after her maiden win at Caulfield.
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Somals bids for hat-trick at The Valley

Simon Zahra says Somals is a filly with a good engine, but he and training partner Mathew Ellerton are in no rush to push her...
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Old timer ready to step up at The Valley

Thermal Current will attempt his maiden win for the Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra stable when he runs at The Valley.

Zoutori to face biggest test in WFA Group 1

Despite being beaten as favourite in a Group Two sprint a week ago, connections of Zoutori are happy to give him a crack at the...

Aristia aims for another Flemington Group 1 win

Four-year-old mare Aristia will be striving to add the Group One Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington to her win in the VRC Oaks 12 months...

Weighty task for Zoutori in Gilgai Stakes

A six kilogram weight rise and the presence of Everest contenders Santa Ana Lane and Sunlight are obstacles for for Zoutori in the Gilgai Stakes...

Zoutori resumes with Group 2 win at Flemington

Zoutori has made an impressive start to his spring campaign, registering his first stakes victory in the Group Two Bobbie Lewis Quality at Flemington.

Booker set to resume in WFA McEwen Stakes

Group One Oakleigh Plate winner Booker is set to make her spring return in the weight-for-age McEwen Stakes at The Valley.

Crystal Dreamer causes upset in The Heath

Resuming from almost a year off the scene because of injury, seven-year-old gelding Crystal Dreamer has made a winning return in the Group Three The...

Age Of Chivalry springs into Valley test

Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra have spring carnival plans for Age Of Chivalry who returns from a break at The Valley.

Parmie posts back-to-back city victories

Co-trainer Mathew Ellerton believes Parmie will be better next autumn after capping her juvenile season with a second straight city win.

Prezado back in form with Flemington win

A clean beginning has allowed Prezado to race closer and return to winning form in the Stable Recognition Handicap at Flemington.

Parmie breaks through in Sandown victory.

Co-trainer Simon Zahra says Parmie is still a work in progress but believes the filly, who has registered her first win, is an exciting prospect.

Stablemates to tackle Flemington straight

Training partners Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra will have a two-pronged attack on a sprint race at Flemington, saddling Rock 'N' Gold and Smart Coupe.

Booker freshened for G1 Goodwood assault

After a break in the paddock following the Newmarket Handicap, a fresh Booker is ready to contest the Group One Goodwood at Morphettville.

Brisbane carnival awaits in-form Zoutori

In-form three-year-old Zoutori has earned himself a trip to Brisbane following his victory in the Rod Fenwick Handicap at Caulfield.

Odeon building on a possible Brisbane trip

The Listed Golden Mile at Bendigo fits nicely into the program for Odeon as he builds fitness towards a possible Brisbane trip.

Flemington return for spring hopeful Odeon

Co-trainer Simon Zahra has seen encouraging signs from five-year-old Odeon on the training track ahead of the gelding's race return over 1400m at Flemington.

Byerley Handicap test for stablemates

Co-trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra will test potential staying fillies So You Swing and Necessitas at 1800m for the first time in the Byerley...

Ellerton-Zahra after Easter feature double

Odeon and Sword Of Light will be racing for a Group Three feature double for Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra at Caulfield.

Small field for Group Two Blamey Stakes

Group One winners Tosen Stardom and Humidor headline a small field for the Group Two Blamey Stakes at Flemington.