Tag: 'Simon Zahra'


Odeon primed for Winter Final

Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra are expecting another bold showing from their consistent galloper Odeon when he contests the Listed Winter Championship Series Final...

Shandy returns with dogged first-up Sandown victory

Simon Zahra is happy to take his time with Shandy after her first-up win in the Ladbrokes Split Multi Handicap (1400m) at Sandown on Wednesday....

Zoutori rises to challenge in Newmarket

Jockey Luke Currie has again proven a giant killer guiding outsider Zoutori to victory in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington. Currie was...

Weighty task awaits Zoutori in Newmarket Handicap

The raising of weights for the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap has made the task for Zoutori a little tougher according to his co-trainer Simon Zahra....
General Beau

Diamond A Logical Step For General Beau

Co-trainer Matt Ellerton said there was little debate over whether to pay the late entry fee for General Beau to run in the Blue Diamond...
General Beau

Moodie Weighs Up Late Diamond Entry Again

Leading owner and breeder David Moodie has to decide whether it's worthwhile to pay a $55,000 late entry fee for the Blue Diamond Stakes for...
General Beau

General’s Owners Face Diamond Decision

General Beau has resumed with an impressive win in the Blue Diamond Preview at Caulfield but does not hold a nomination for the Group One...

Zahra Can’t Split Speedy Stablemates

Simon Zahra and Matt Ellerton have made a stellar start to 2021 and they hope it can continue at Flemington on Saturday. Two of their...
Zesty Belle

Trainers Joyful Start To The Year

The Flemington stables of Simon Zahra and Matt Ellerton continued their great start to the year with a double while John Moloney made it three...

He’s Raw But Zac Is The Boss

Although he still has a lot to learn and gave away experience to his rivals, three-year-old gelding Zac De Boss made it two wins from...

Impecunious among four Kiwi bred winners at Caulfield

Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young unveiled New Zealand recruit Impecunious on Wednesday and the highly-touted three-year-old didn’t disappoint when winning the Neds Same Race Multi...

Zahra Hoping Prezado Not A One-Trick Pony

Simon Zahra believes it is a case of now or never for his Flemington specialist Prezado to prove he can win away from the straight...

Zoutori Lowers Colours Of Star Sprinters

Straight track specialist Zoutori lowered the colours of Everest contenders Tofane and Santa Ana Lane when he won the Gilgai Stakes narrowly for Jamie Kah.

Jamie Kah Returns A Winner On Juvenile

Both trainer Mat Ellerton and jockey Jamie Kah branded General Beau a natural two-year-old after his outstanding debut win in the season's first juvenile race.

Zoutori Scrapes In To Claim Bobbie Lewis

For the second year in a row Zoutori has taken out the Bobbie Lewis Quality first-up, proving again that he is a straight track specialist.

Sadler praises Kah after Monster victory

Undefeated filly Mozzie Monster has stamped herself as a Thousand Guineas prospect with an outstanding performance under jockey Jamie Kah at Bendigo.
Simon Zahra

Dirty Thoughts relishes the mud at Valley

On a rare heavy track at Moonee Valley, Dirty Thoughts has enjoyed the wet conditions to make it three wins from as many starts this...

Three straight for Prezado at Flemington

Prezado has added to his impressive Flemington straight-track record, taking out the Jim Beam Hill Plate to make it three successive wins.

Prezado goes back-to-back at Flemington

Jamie Kah has guided the Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra-trained Prezado to another victory over the straight 1000m course at Flemington.
Oasis Girl

Oasis Girl races to easy Caulfield victory

Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra made the right decision to keep Oasis Girl in Melbourne with the filly recording a six-length win at Caulfield.
Forever Free

Unbeaten Forever Free snares Listed win

Two-year-old filly Forever Free has made it three wins from as many starts in the Listed Queen Adelaide Stakes at Morphettville.
Forever Free

Forever Free adds Caulfield win to record

Following a debut win at Ballarat, Forever Free has handled the wet ground at Caulfield to keep her record intact after two starts.
River Night

River Night wins Redoute’s Choice Stakes

After two black-type placings in her first three starts, juvenile River Night has broken through for a win in the Listed Redoute's Choice Stakes at...

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.
Mrs Beckham

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.