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Vegas Knight breaks maiden in style

Vegas Knight breaks maiden in style

Jul 23, 2019

Vegas Knight ($2.30 favourite) was much quicker than his rivals over 1600 metres, winning his maiden by six lengths after leading throughout and well ridden by top apprentice Teodore Nugent. Trainer Colin Little said "We've always had a good opinion of the horse. He ...

One Job nails her first start with a maiden win

One Job nails her first start with a maiden win

Jul 02, 2019

Brazen Beau filly One Job makes her connections very happy with a first start winning debut on the synthetic track at Ballarat. Click link to view race replay, hear trainer Colin Little and jockeyed Mertens post race interviews.Ballarat Syn Race 1 2-7-19

Our Campana heads to the city for metro win

Our Campana heads to the city for metro win

Jun 05, 2019

Belle Esprit filly headed to Sandown to get her maiden city win ably steered by Craig Williams. That makes it 3 wins this preparation and her owners very happy. Click link to view race replay, hear trainer Colin Little and jockey Craig Williams post race interviews.Sandown ...

Givepeace A Chance continues the winning streak for Lord Lodge

Givepeace A Chance continues the winning streak for Lord Lodge

May 12, 2019

Click link to view race replay, hear trainer Colin Little and jockey Jason Benbow post race interviews. Pakenham Race 2 9-05-19

Our Campana salutes again

Our Campana salutes again

May 04, 2019

Our Campana headed to the Cranbourne night meeting and saluted again, making it two in a row. She drew the outside barrier so jockey Zac Spain kept her wide and out of trouble, letting her cruise to the lead in the straight, to win comfortably. The Bel Esprit filly has ...

In form Bel Esprit filly, Our Campana, breaks her maiden

In form Bel Esprit filly, Our Campana, breaks her maiden

Apr 18, 2019

Colin's affinity with the progeny of Bel Esprit continues as Our Campana wins her maiden at Pakenham. His previous runners have all won eg. Peko, Bella Mia, Soosa Rama, Miss Softhands and Work the Room. Jockey Joe Bowditch ...

Zac Spain and Kazio make it 3 from 3 at Sandown

Zac Spain and Kazio make it 3 from 3 at Sandown

Mar 13, 2019

Super consistent gelding Kazio made it 3 wins from 3 starts at Sandown racecourse. Apprentice Zac Spain had Kazio on the rails just behind the leader and as a gap opened up at the 300m Spain dug him up to get him through and go to the lead at the 100m but the second ...

Lachie King steers Kazio to his second metro win

Lachie King steers Kazio to his second metro win

Feb 28, 2019

Kazio headed to Sandown for his fourth start this preparation. Starting favourite apprentice Lachie King kept him wide and out of trouble before sprinting to the lead in the straight and winning well. He is now 2 wins and 2 seconds so proving a model of ...

Peko and Prebble combine for metro win

Peko and Prebble combine for metro win

Jan 16, 2019

Consistent mare Peko combines with Brett Pebble to get her first metropolitan win. Under recommendations from Peko's owner, it was the first time Colin had used the services of  Brett Prebble and he summed the race up perfectly with a positive ride ...

Betty of Grable breaks her maiden

Betty of Grable breaks her maiden

Dec 24, 2018

Betty of Grable headed to Werribee on Christmas Eve with a good chance over 1420m and needed every metre to reign in the leader. Jockey Ben Thompson stretched her neck out on the post to win by the narrowest of margins, a short half head. Colin hopes to get her ...

Kazio gets his first metro win

Kazio gets his first metro win

Dec 05, 2018

Kazio gets his first metro win at Sandown today. Well placed by Colin in a Benchmark 70, he is usually slow from the barriers but this time he broke with the field and rather than stay wide jockey Noel Callow took him to the lead which proved to be a ...

Bel Esprit filly Peko breaks through for maiden win

Bel Esprit filly Peko breaks through for maiden win

Nov 27, 2018

Lightly raced Bel Esprit filly Peko travelled to Seymour for her first win. Starting a short priced favourite she didn't let any one down. Well ridden by Noel Callow she was strong to the line and being a full sister to Colin's good filly Miss Softhands hopefully this ...

Valiant Vassilator almost claims the 2018 Caulfield Guineas

Valiant Vassilator almost claims the 2018 Caulfield Guineas

Oct 13, 2018

A valiant run by Vassilator in the 2018 Caulfield Guineas, beating all but the impressive The Autumn Sun. Vassilator beat the rest of the field home to run a gallant second on his home track. Watch the race here  Vassilator runs galant second in 2018 ...

Big hopes for  VASSILATOR in the Spring

Big hopes for VASSILATOR in the Spring

Sep 14, 2018

With dwindling stable numbers trainer Colin Little has a lot riding on stable star Vassilator.He is the leading light of the Caulfield trainer’s barn with number two and three seeds, Big Sur and No Commitment, sidelined sidelined through injury.Little is aiming Vassilator at ...

Vassilator makes in two in a row

Vassilator makes in two in a row

May 19, 2018

After his previous win in the listed Anzac Day Stakes, smart Zacinto colt made it two in a row at Flemington, making it a great day for his very happy owners. Well ridden by Beau Mertens whom guided him to his previous win. He is now going for a spell and will be ...

Vassilator breaks maiden by winning Anzac Stakes

Vassilator breaks maiden by winning Anzac Stakes

Apr 25, 2018

We always thought he was pretty good but Zacinto colt Vassilator certainly proved himself with a last to first win in the Anzac Day Stakes  at Flemington. Beau Mertens let him settle at the rear of the field, balanced him up at top of the straight then despite running ...

Tough love and Noel Callow make Electrolyte a winner

Tough love and Noel Callow make Electrolyte a winner

Jun 20, 2017

Colin had to really turn the screws on Electrolyte to finally get him to the winning post. Combining tough love with a strong ride by Noel Callow he finally showed what he can do by winning over 1600m on the synthetic track at Pakenham. Some of his patient owners were on hand to ...

El Segundo's baby brother The Big Sur has maiden win

El Segundo's baby brother The Big Sur has maiden win

Jun 18, 2017

The Big Sur, a colt by Redwood, broke through for his maiden win at Sale. He is the baby brother of Colin's GP1 Champion El Segundo and the last foal by Oak Ridge mare Palos Verde, having being foaled in 2013 when she was aged 22 so a miracle baby. He has grown to be a big boy ...

Take a look inside the horse - A video on horse anatomy

Take a look inside the horse - A video on horse anatomy

May 30, 2017

Colin thought this was an excellent video for those interested in horse anatomy. Explore the anatomy of a thoroughbred and learn why horses’ legs are so vulnerable to injury yet so powerful. The information in this video translates well to Eventing horses. This is ...

Strong win by Kazio continues the Lord Lodge winning streak

Strong win by Kazio continues the Lord Lodge winning streak

Feb 05, 2017

First starter 3yo Kazio had a strong win at Sale today, extending the winning momentum at Lord Lodge. Colin, Matt and staff have got the stable runners at 50% winners for the last 6 runners. Kazio, by Foreplay is a half brother to multiple city winner and recently retired ...

Navagio impresses first-up at Flemington

Navagio impresses first-up at Flemington

Jan 28, 2017

Click on link to view Navagio adding to the HOT STREAK by LORD LODGE runners this monthNavagio wins at Flemington adding to the Lord Lodge HOT STREAK

Domino Vitale and Craig Williams - a winning combination

Domino Vitale and Craig Williams - a winning combination

Jan 21, 2017

Domino Vitale makes it 3 city wins this preparation and Craig Williams has had 3 rides for 2 wins and a close second. Her latest win at Moonee Valley over 1600m was against the boys and Craig rode a gem of a race to get her home. Well positioned throughout the race she led from ...

No Commitment finally commits to break through for maiden win

No Commitment finally commits to break through for maiden win

Jan 05, 2017

3yo chestnut gelding No Commitment has come back this prep with the addition of blinkers and a better attitude to break his maiden at his third start over 1400m at Werribee. Well guided by senior jockey Jamie Mott, he was able to settle at the rear before Jamie got him moving ...

Flemington win by Domino Vitale makes a great start to 2017

Flemington win by Domino Vitale makes a great start to 2017

Jan 01, 2017

Another strong win at Flemington made a great start to the racing New Year for Domino Vitale. Again well ridden by Craig Williams, he got her balanced and let he roll along close to the lead before getting to the front in the straight to win going away. Colin has got the mare in ...