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Chilli Zaim back to back wins

Chilli Zaim back to back wins

Sep 10, 2015

Chilli Zaim made in 2 wins in a week after scoring the last on Coutts Crossing Cup Day at Grafton last Saturday, September 5. The 2kg penalty didn't phase him, winning convincingly, beating the in form galloper Sweet Vamp. This win was on the back of a victory only ...

Rothesay off to a great start

Rothesay off to a great start

Jul 22, 2015

The son of Fastnet Rock, Rothesay, has made an impression early in his stud career, after 12 wins in the past 16 days, 4 of these in the one day. He is leading the first season sires by winners, and all eyes are on Shotacross the Bow who has now had 3 wins and looks like ...

Casinomac wins again

Casinomac wins again

Jul 12, 2015

Casinomac won her 3rd race from only 10 starts on Saturday at the Gold Coast. She was bought by Mr John Morrisey for $55,000 at the 2013 Magic Millions Horses in Training sale out of Clare Park's draft. She looks like having a bright future and being by Casino Prince should ...

Hat Trick for Show Day

Hat Trick for Show Day

Mar 27, 2015

Show Day made it 3 in a row today after winning in good style at Port Macquarie. He didn't let punters down, starting $3.50 favorite and looking the winner a long way out. Show Day was ridden by Jesse Graham who is son of popular local hoop Peter Graham. It was his 3rd race ...

First International winner for Clare Park

Mar 22, 2015

Knight Wager (Casino Prince x Miss Knightley) has now made it 2 from 3 in Singapore after winning again on March 8. Both wins now have seen him get well back in running, but he has an explosive finish to reel in his competitors over the final 200m. Knight Wager was sold in the ...

2 Straight for Show Day

2 Straight for Show Day

Mar 16, 2015

Show Day was an impressive winner at Ballina on Friday, making it two in a row after a dominant win at Grafton on March 7. It was a special victory for apprentice jockey Jesse Graham, son of successful country hoop Peter Graham, being his first winning race ride. Ironically ...

Pay Day for Show Day

Pay Day for Show Day

Jan 20, 2014

Show Day paid good dividends to his supporters today at Ballina where he was a run away winner in the Benchmark 60 1600m. The Domesday gelding scored by an impressive 3 lengths pulling up, with track specialist 'Nobody's Johnny' chasing hard in second place. This was ...

Cut a Rug thrills Owners

Cut a Rug thrills Owners

Dec 24, 2013

Cut A Rug thrills owners after a convincing win at Lismore on December 23. Connections were confident of a victory and were rewarded with a dividend of $5.50 on-course. The Choisir 3YO will be tried next start over the 1900m before having a let up after a long campaign. It is ...

Perfect Timing for Evans Head Cup

Perfect Timing for Evans Head Cup

Dec 02, 2013

Perfect Timing was too good for his Evans Head Cup rivals at yesterdays Lismore meeting. Perfect Timing started favorite and was one of the more fancied runners in the Open Hcp over 1516m. Trainer Joanne Hardy was delighted with the victory and suggested that the horse would now ...

Hundrez'n Thousanz Double

Nov 24, 2013

Hundrez'n Thousanz makes it 2 straight after an impressive win at Armidale on Saturday. After winning his maiden by 3 lengths at Grafton on November 6th taking out the feature Jacaranda Maiden, Hundrez'n Thousanz scored another impressive win at Armidale over 1900m. ...

Welcome To Our New Website

Welcome To Our New Website

Jun 19, 2013

WE are pleased to launch our latest service to our clients and followers of the stable with this interactive web site. Communication is an important tool in racing and at Clare Park Thoroughbreds our aim is to keep our owners fully informed. This interactive web site enables ...

Zam goes bam bam

Zam goes bam bam

Jun 17, 2013

JOANNE HARDY has Just Zam in a rich vein of form with recent back-to-back wins at the Grafton and Port Macquarie courses. Taking out the $15,000 Paul Cureton – Concretor Class 2 Plate (1120m) first of all, it was Anthony Pattillo in saddle having his fourth ride but ...

Back from the Bench

Back from the Bench

May 22, 2013

IT'S not often we write a story about a winner at Mount Gambier, but when a mare has two foals and comes back to win a race we'd like to know a bit more. Six year-old Dubai Destination (USA) (pictured) mare Lost in Dubai broke her maiden at Mount Gambier last Sunday ...

Show time for Show Day

Show time for Show Day

May 21, 2013

RACING at Ballina on Tuesday threw up a winning result for Show Day – taking out the $15,000 Paradise FM 101.9 3YO Maiden Handicap (1206m). Throwing away his maiden tag, the son of Domesday was having just his second start, having debuted at Coffs Harbour on May 10. No ...

Just Zam gets the job done

Just Zam gets the job done

Feb 07, 2013

JUST Zam was rewarded with career win number two at Grafton last Thursday when the Joanne Hardy trained gelding took out the $15,000 Hanks Kitchen Class 1 Handicap (1200m). In what was the three-year-olds second career win from just three starts, the future looks bright for ...

A prankster with Perfect Timing

A prankster with Perfect Timing

Aug 29, 2012

FOR a racehorse, Perfect Timing has a personality akin to a human prankster. The six-year-old, trained by Joanne Hardy at Coffs Harbour, will be out to trick his rivals in the Hanks Kitchen South Grafton Benchmark 60 Hcp (1410m) on Thursday. "He's a beautiful ...

Comes out of the Shadow

Comes out of the Shadow

Dec 30, 2011

TOO much Christmas pudding cost jockey Craig Franklin dearly when weight problems forced him to give up riding the first two winners at yesterday’s Coffs Harbour TAB meeting. Peter Graham was the lucky substitute jockey and steered both horses across the line at long ...

A perfect Pic - a lasting memory

A perfect Pic - a lasting memory

May 18, 2009

THOSE who say racing has become such big business there isn't any room left in it for sentimentality weren't at the Coffs Harbour races yesterday. When Trevor Hardy's two-year-old filly Lastpic saluted in the opening event of the day, his thoughts were of his ...

Breaking In

Breaking In

Jun 06, 2008

WE have broken in and educated over 100 horses including ‘The New Boy’ (pictured) – trained by Danny O’Brien, ‘Gatineau River’ – trained by Rex Lipp, and ‘California storm’ – trained by Darren Smith. We offer very ...

Pre-Training

Pre-Training

Jun 05, 2008

CLARE Park offer a quality Pre-Training service at reasonable rates. Pre-training on our large property with access to small paddocks and large grass yards can have its benefits, with horses remaining happier for longer and in return a longer racing campaign. In their first ...

Spelling & Agistment

Spelling & Agistment

Jun 04, 2008

CLARE Park offers short and long term horse agistment. We can cater for colts and young horses, as well as broodmares, but specialize mainly in racehorse spelling. Agistment starts at $15/day (GST exclusive) and individual or shared paddocks are available depending on each ...

Ready To Run Sales & Preparation

Ready To Run Sales & Preparation

Jun 03, 2008

CLARE Park offer a quality Ready to Run Sale Preparation service at competitive prices with proven results. The 2013 draft has already been well represented on the racetrack with the debut winning 'Deconstructed' (Street Cry x Quaffle On), who was sold ...

Racehorse Training

Racehorse Training

Jun 02, 2008

COMBINING tradition & innovation, Clare Park has a strong team of racehorses in work which helps maintain a 15% winning strike rate and has us placed fifth on the Northern Rivers premiership table. Competitive prices make it affordable for anybody to be involved in ...