Seven runners for the stable over the past week, with some good performances. First, three of our team raced at the good Bendigo meeting on Wednesday. Distant Sky returned to the track after a winter spell. It was pleasing to see Distant Sky first take a run on the inside when back in the rear of […]
It’s hard to believe that the Caulfield, Moonee Valley and Flemington carnivals have come and gone. We enjoyed taking several runners to the feature racedays, and I was overall pleased with their performances.
Students of racehorse training and ownership would be hard-pressed to find a more suitable case study than Desert Jeuney over the past 12 months. It was a thrill to see him score so well at Racing.com Park, in the Browns Sawdust & Shavings Cup (2000m).
Nigel chatted with Shane Anderson on RSN’s Racing Ahead program, Wednesday 30 September.
Nigel discusses the week’s runners with Shane Anderson, on RSN Racing Ahead.
This time each year is always a fun time for trainers, owners and staff. We start to see more of our young new-season two-year-olds as they progress through their stable orientation programs. Our new-season three-year-olds are preparing for their upcoming races, many for the first time. And our proven older gallopers are getting fit and ready to put their stake in for Spring riches.
Nigel Blackiston will have another go at getting Desert Jeuney’s winter campaign underway this Saturday at Flemington.
Suavito capped what has been a topsy turvy spring carnival for us with a sensational win in the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.
Desert Jeuney has raced very consistently this preparation and he ran another terrific race at Moonee Valley on saturday to place in the Gr.2 Schweppes Mile.
I was absolutely delighted with the effort of Desert Jeuney who ran a blinder in the Toorak Handicap at Caulfield.