SUNDAY: July 5, 2020: MATT Vella is a man on a mission!
MONDAY: June 22, 2020: IT might be winter, but the “heat” is on debutant Titan Of Industry to perform for his new trainer Matthew Vella at Hawkesbury tomorrow.
SUNDAY: June 7, 2020: HAWKESBURY horseman Matthew Vella justifiably took great pride in talented youngster Blaze A Trail’s breakthrough victory on his home track today.
SUNDAY: April 19, 2020: THE late great Sydney racing journalist Bert Lillye often said: “There’s a story behind every stable door”.
THURSDAY: April 16, 2020: IT wasn’t a Group race, but Hamish The Swift’s Goulburn victory today meant a lot to his trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith.
FRIDAY: March 27, 2020: HAWKESBURY trainer Richard Nutman bought two fillies at Book 2 of the 2018 Karaka yearling sale in New Zealand.
THURSDAY: March 19, 2020: KEN Quigley was chuffed.
MONDAY: February 10, 2020: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry White reckons anything that could go wrong just about has this season.
SATURDAY: October 26, 2019: HOPE springs eternal in racing!
MONDAY: July 15, 2019: HALL OF FAMER Malcolm Johnston left Cessnock racecourse today much happier than when he rode there more than three decades back.
MONDAY: July 1, 2019: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer hasn’t given up hope his star mare Spright will secure one of the remaining five slots in the $14m The Everest, but concedes she may have run her last race.
MONDAY: June 3, 2019: MATT Vella is an accomplished horse breaker and pre-trainer.
SUNDAY: June 2, 2019: YOU’RE only as good as your next performance!
SUNDAY: March 17, 2019: LIGHTLY-RACED Hawkesbury mare Meditate’s impressive Bathurst victory today has earned her a shot at provincial grade with a future city assignment in the offing.
SATURDAY: November 24, 2018: HAWKESBURY’S Richard Nutman produced a splendid training performance to score with beautifully-bred Meditate at Orange yesterday – but is in no hurry to win another race with her in the near future.
MONDAY: January 8, 2018: TALK about keeping it in the family!
SUNDAY: June 18, 2017: IT’S been an excellent couple of days for Hawkesbury trainer Nick Mitchell.