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Runaway Moonee Valley win for Miss Cooper

Runaway Moonee Valley win for Miss Cooper

Dec 04, 2015

There are few better ways for a horse to break a maiden than with a crushing metropolitan victory.Miss Cooper broke her maiden with an emphatic victory in the Windows By Design Plate (1600m) at Moonee Valley.Miss Cooper had always shown she was capable of winning her share of ...

Favourite's boy Springs to victory at Pakenham

Favourite's boy Springs to victory at Pakenham

Nov 29, 2015

The son of a former stable favourite broke his maiden in record time on the turf track at Pakenham.Siding Spring, by Starcraft, is out of the Group III winner Red Flair, who Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra prepared to win six races and more than $440,000 in stakes before ...

Baby Whistles to first-up win at Moonee Valley

Baby Whistles to first-up win at Moonee Valley

Nov 28, 2015

Ellerton Zahra Racing’s post-carnival roll shows no signs of slowing after Whistle Baby’s first-up win at Moonee Valley.Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra, along with a dedicated team of staff, have produced six winners since Rough Justice won at Moonee Valley eight ...

Camper continues outstanding run Ellerton Zahra Racing

Camper continues outstanding run Ellerton Zahra Racing

Nov 26, 2015

Ellerton Zahra Racing’s brilliant week continued when Not A Happy Camper scored a determined win at Bendigo.The Flemington stable has been in terrific form in a run that began when Rough Justice posted a strong Moonee Valley win last Friday night.Durendal scored at Ballarat 24 ...

Kilmore double completes terrific three days for Ellerton Zahra

Kilmore double completes terrific three days for Ellerton Zahra

Nov 22, 2015

Pinyarda completed a terrific weekend for Ellerton Zahra Racing when he sprinted brilliantly to score first-up at Kilmore.The four-year-old’s win in the Kilmore & District Community Bank Handicap (1200m) gave Ellerton Zahra Racing its fourth win in three days and completed ...

Durendal dominates at Ballarat

Durendal dominates at Ballarat

Nov 21, 2015

Durendal improved off a promising Flemington outing to record a terrific win on Ballarat Cup day.The son of Medaglia D’Oro did a terrific job last time in, winning twice at Caulfield and running third at Listed level in Brisbane before notching a second-up win at Pakenham on ...

'Tubby' Rough Justice notches a first-up victory at Moonee Valley

'Tubby' Rough Justice notches a first-up victory at Moonee Valley

Nov 20, 2015

Rough Justice carried a little excess condition at his first outing since July but the four-year-old produced a solid effort to get home over a short course at Moonee Valley.The son of Wanted was stakes placed in his winter three-year-old campaign but trainers Mathew Ellerton ...

Lucques chasing two in a row at Ballarat

Lucques chasing two in a row at Ballarat

Nov 20, 2015

Emerging stayer Lucques has overcome a slight setback and will be out to continue his development in Saturday’s IGA Liquor McKellar Mile (1600m) at Ballarat.Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra tested Lucques as a Derby candidate in Adelaide in the autumn before he began ...

EZR launch new website

EZR launch new website

Nov 18, 2015

We are very excited to launch the new ellertonzahraracing.com.au site and we hope you enjoy the new changes.This site has been developed to keep owners and fans up to date with the latest information from our stable and we encourage you to explore the pages and we welcome any ...

Beltum belts them at Geelong

Beltum belts them at Geelong

Nov 16, 2015

Ellerton Zahra Racing and First Light Racing combined for a second winner in three days when Beltum powered to victory at Geelong. The team produced a winner at Moonee Valley on Friday night when Trevinder overcame a wide run to score while Beltum enjoyed a lovely trip to ...

Gutsy Trevinder gets the money at Moonee Valley

Gutsy Trevinder gets the money at Moonee Valley

Nov 13, 2015

Trevinder did it the hard way but managed to score a determined win over the short 955m course at Moonee Valley. The six-year-old posted three wins in his first eight starts but had found returning to the winner’s circle difficult in his ensuing outings before his latest ...

Neat And Tidy cleans them up at Kyneton

Neat And Tidy cleans them up at Kyneton

Nov 04, 2015

Neat And Tidy’s Kyneton win was another example of the value of a good barrier. The mare hadn’t had much luck with barriers at her first three runs this time in but her fortune changed when she turned in a solid effort from barrier five to run third at Cranbourne on ...

Sheer speed earns Savitskaya a Ballarat win

Sheer speed earns Savitskaya a Ballarat win

Nov 02, 2015

A speed blitz landed Savitskaya back in the winner’s stall in the Hygain Handicap (1200m) at Ballarat. Savitskaya hadn’t won since she proved too good in maiden company at Seymour in February but bounced back to her best with a dominant performance at Ballarat.Katelyn ...

New gear gets the best out of Sun Thunder

New gear gets the best out of Sun Thunder

Nov 02, 2015

Blinkers made all the difference for Sun Thunder during the promising gelding’s win in the Total Tools 3YO Maiden Plate (1400m) at Ballarat. The three-year-old had shown glimpses of potential during his three previous runs but needed something to help the son of Wanted put ...

Easy work for Durendal at Pakenham

Easy work for Durendal at Pakenham

Oct 15, 2015

A solid fresh run primed smart galloper Durendal for a comfortable second-up success at Pakenham. Durendal resumed from a terrific autumn campaign that included a stakes placing in Brisbane with a good effort when beaten less than three lengths in a strong race at Caulfield ...

​ Race a Denman filly with EZR

​ Race a Denman filly with EZR

Sep 17, 2015

Speed and strong staying bloodlines have produced this terrific yearling with shares offered by Ellerton Zahra Racing.This lovely filly is a daughter of the second-season sire DENMAN, an outstanding racehorse himself that has wasted little time transferring his class to his ...

Another great season for EZR

Another great season for EZR

Sep 17, 2015

Consistent improvement remained the hallmark of Ellerton Zahra Racing’s performance in the 2014/15 season.The duo comprising trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra burst through the 70-win mark for the first season since beginning their Flemington-based partnership.The pair ...

Rough Justice honoured with Super VOBIS award

Rough Justice honoured with Super VOBIS award

Sep 17, 2015

Rough Justice’s amazingly consistent season was recognised with an award at the Victoria Racing Industry’s annual presentation ceremony at Crown Casino.Rough Justice earned enough bonuses via the Victorian Owner and Breeder Incentive Scheme to be crowned the Super VOBIS ...

Ellerton Zahra Racing crowned Super VOBIS Trainer of the Year

Ellerton Zahra Racing crowned Super VOBIS Trainer of the Year

Sep 17, 2015

Ellerton Zahra Racing’s terrific season produced an industry accolade at the Victorian racing awards ceremony at Crown Casino in Melbourne.Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra prepared a stable record of 73 wins for the 2014/15 season to finish among the best-performed ...