Welcome to Colin Little Racing Stables

Thank you for visiting us, and welcome to the racing stables of the highly successful Melbourne trainer, Colin Little. Colin runs one of the most successful 'boutique' racing stables in the land, and he intends to keep it that way. He prefer's to run a 'hands on' operation as opposed to a production line. Colin and his team never have more than 24 horses in work. Which means when you have a horse in this stable, you will find we have;


Colin has a variety of stables and yards that can cater for any individual horse's needs all located on the wonderful Lord Lodge site at Caulfield Racecourse.

Colin is available to discuss the purchase or training of any thoroughbred. He would be happy to advise owners when considering purchasing, based on his many years experience, so call on 0417 310 249 or the office on 03 9571 5315 if you are looking to discuss potential purchases. If you are looking for a trainer for your thoroughbred don't hesitate to call.

Colin has been attending the yearling sales in 2014 and has available shares in his yearlings of choice (see below) So give him a call to become involved in the excitement of naming and racing your own horse. 


2014 Sydney Easter Yearling Purchases

Exceed and Excel x Al Bayan filly Lot 302





50% still available.

Lovely Athletic filly by Australia's reigning Champion sire and the world's leading 2yo stakes winning sire  EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) (Bay 2000-Stud 2004). 7 wins-2 at 2, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1. Champion Australian Sire in 2012-13. Sire of 1049 rnrs, 715 wnrs, 77 Stakes Winners, inc. Excelebration (Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1), Overreach, Guelph, Helmet, Reward for Effort, EarthQuake, Wilander etc. He is the World's number one sire of 2yo Group and Listed winners 2008-13 and is also Australia's Leading sire of juveniles for the past 4 years. He is the sire of the 2014 Blue Diamond winner & Golden Slipper runnerup, EarthQuake. 

This filly is the third foal out of a Zabeel mare who has had her first 2 foals to race for 2 winners. Her pedigree has great female lines with very stong black type. It has that very successful cross of Danehill over Zabeel mares. She is athletic with a great walk and on her breeding will probably be a late 2yo runner but she also has the pedigree to go over a distance as she matures. 

Colin will be aiming her at the later 2yo group races as well as the lucrative INGLIS series which gives her owners the opportunity for a quick return on their outlay. Call Colin now on 0417 310 249 to view her and discuss becoming involved in the career of this exciting filly.


A bay filly by under rated Danehill sire FOREPLAY He is the sire of 120 rnrs, 85 wnrs, (70.0%), earnings of over $5.7 million inc. SW Decision Time (AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.2),Playcidium Mint, That's Not It, SP Playtime. This gives him the enviable strike rate of almost 70% winners to runners. The filly is out of the Stakes placed Irish bred mare Impinge. Half sister to Group winner THAT'S NOT IT.

Shares are expected to go quickly so don't miss this opportunity to race a well bred, SUPER VOBIS qualified & VOBIS GOLD eligible filly who is also able to be nominated for the Rich Inglis race series. With more than $18 million in bonuses available for Super VOBIS and VOBIS Gold qualified horses. So a win/win for her owners to obtain a maximum return for their outlay. She will be guaranteed every chance of success under Colin’s care and management.

Call Colin now on 0417 310 249 to view these yearlings and discuss becoming involved in their careers

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Text'N Hurley makes winning look easy in G2 Sunline Stakes

Text'N Hurley makes winning look easy in G2 Sunline Stakes

Mar 22, 2014
A brilliant last to first ride from Craig Williams has given the Colin Little trained mare Text'n Hurley victory in the Group 2 Sunline Stakes at Mooney Valley. After jumping Williams...
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No drama for SOOSA RAMA with another win at the Valley

Mar 15, 2014
Soosa Rama defied a leader bias to maintain her unbeaten record in the 1 Print Hcp (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday evening. The promising daughter of Bel Esprit stormed home from last at the half-mile for her third win in a row.  With Damien Oliver aboard, she ran down front-runner Chloe In Paris by three-quarters of a length. “We wanted her closer to the speed but things didn’t go...
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